Sunday has become a major cooking day in our household. Since moving back to the United States I’ve become extremely conscious of the types and quality of the food that we eat. Even with all the choices available here I still find that I need to prepare a lot of things myself. So on Sundays I do things like bake bread and make roasts in the slow cooker. I’m so fussy that I won’t even let my husband take packaged… Read more »

Back in July I began to discuss some of the things that those of us with MTHFR want to avoid around the house. Since then I’ve been going room by room, looking for products and substances that I want to eradicate from our lives. Additionally, I’ve added houseplants and switched to organic products where necessary. Why? Remember that if you have MTHFR gene mutations your body already struggles to detoxify. You don’t want to contribute to the problem. And never mind that anyway…. Read more »

I’ve added some new additions to the family over the last couple of weeks. Not only are they beautiful, but they are also helping to detoxify our home. They’re my beautiful new houseplants, which not only help freshen the air but are also enjoyable to care for as well. It’s really hot where I live so we keep our doors and windows closed. Unfortunately well-insulated homes keep the air from circulating and this can lead to a build up of… Read more »