Can You Pickle Waxed Cucumbers?

Yes, you can pickle or ferment waxed cucumbers but there are going to be extra steps in the preparation process to get crisp and crunchy pickles. Even though this post is mainly going to mention the pickling process, it works just the same for a lacto-fermented process.


The Myths About Bentonite Clay Sodium vs Calcium

Rock formations Broome

When I first started looking into Bentonite clay and using it, I, like many others, had been led to believe by information that I’d read online, that calcium bentonite clay was the only clay that should be used internally and that sodium bentonite clay was only suitable for external use. However, I have since learned the truth and that is that all bentonite clay is suitable for internal use…

Calculate Zinc, Copper and Ceruloplasmin ratios from blood tests

blood sample for zinc copper test

Following on from my recent post about the issues with copper overload, I wanted to share this information about how to calculate ratios of Zinc, Copper and Ceruloplasmin from blood tests as I have found it helpful. It allowed me to confirm my suspicion that copper may have been causing a lot of my symptoms by allowing me to work out how much unbound copper was floating around in my body as well as my zinc/copper ratio.

Grain Free Sourdough Bread: Cassava Flour Recipe

sourdough grain free kombucha bread

I’ve been playing around with gluten free sourdough recipes for a while but this grain free sourdough recipe using cassava flour is Paleo friendly and amazing. It’s really good sourdough bread and the recipe is pretty much bullet proof – we’ve never had a failure yet!



Keto Desserts by Kelley Herring Review (Tried & Tested)

There seems to be a growing interest in the Guilt Free Desserts recipe book and to be honest, I’m not surprised. When people realise that they can literally ‘have their cake and eat it too’ without expanding their waistlines or raising their blood sugar, and that they can eat delicious cakes and dessert without the guilt, they want to know more.