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TFA Replaces Real Teachers

Liberal, Overbearing, New Age, Alternative Medicine Food Allergy Moms

My mom called the other night.

"I talked to your cousin Donna last night. I told her she should call you. She's into a lot of the same stuff you're into."

"Um...what stuff would that be, Mom?"

"You know...all that stuff about the bees and GMOs and vaccines, honey. I told her you knew a lot about it and would be happy to talk with her."

YIKES! Since when did having a kid with food allergies automatically qualify me for the willing-to-accept-every-random-theory club?

As you guys know, I do a lot of reading and I have come to think there may be something to some of the alternative theories out there, particularly around pesticides and antibiotics killing off symbiotic gut bacteria. But I've also spent 25 years of my career firmly submerged in Western medicine and my mother knows this. So what the heck happened here?

A week later, I wondered it all over again as I read this article on Slate. It's apparently debunking an Elle magazine story that link…

organic mac & cheese with butternut squash & bacon

I have been thinking a lot about comfort food lately or maybe it’s more a craving? Either way with the chilly nights we've been having, it fits. So when I was approached to do another recipe for Natrelusing their organic milk I immediately thought it had to be a comfort dish and what better then mac and cheese.  
Mac and cheese has to be my go-to comfort food next to Shepherds pie and a really good lemony garlic pasta with spicy sausage and cherry tomatoes… mmm.  It’s one of those things that just seems to make everything right at that moment, even the hard ones.


450g organic butternut squash (cut into 1inch chunks) 
6-8 slices organic bacon
350g organic macaroni
21⁄2 tbsp butter
3 tbsp flour
3 cups of Natrel’s Organic milk
1⁄4 tsp each of garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, & chipotle powder 1 egg (beaten)
11⁄2 cups organic shredded cheddar cheese
1 cup shredded jalapeno havarti cheese
1⁄2 cup of brie, rind removed (cut into ch…

The Food Allergy Herbal Formula-2 (FAHF-2) Laundry List

So in all the time I've been writing about our experience with FAHF-2, I have never done a comprehensive post with all the links/info I've found over the years. Consider the situation rectified! I'll add to this as I find new sources. If you have good ones, please feel free to add them to the comments as well.

My FAHF-2 Posts
FAHF-2 Trials In Chicago!

We're In

BTDT, Got the FAHF-2 Food Allergy Clinical Trial T-Shirt

Brief FAHF-2 Update

Halfway There...But the Second Half Is All Uphill

FAHF-2: The Holy Grail?

Waiting in the Wings for the Show to Begin

FAHF-2 Clinical Trial Summary

Other People's FAHF-2 Experiences (from around the web)Chinese pharmacy vs. through Dr. Li

For severe eczema/MRSA

New York Times article

For asthma (Vitality magazine)

An asthma patient's personal experience

Description of Dr. Li's treatment plan

What Is FAHF-2?Patent application (contains all ingredients)

Phase 1 Clinical Trial Report (has very specific info about formula ingredients)

Yellow Empero…