Homemade Butter, Ghee and Lard / Dripping

Fermenting Almond Flour

Coconut Milk

Raw Coconut Yoghurt

Nut Yoghurt

GAPS Almond Milk

GAPS Tea

Recommended tea for the GAPS introduction diet stages include ginger tea, camomile tea and mint tea and all three have many benefits.  Hot lemon water is another important drink highly recommended to drink first up each morning by Dr Natasha Campbell-McBride.  All GAPS tea should preferably be made fresh from organic ingredients to optimise nutritional […]

GAPS and Autism Reserch Project

Easter Bunny Bites

This recipe is easy to make with little preparation time required. Ingredients 2 Cups Nut Flour (Organic Almond Flour) 1/3 Cup Organic Raw Honey 2 Tablespoons of Coconut Oil 2 Tablespoons Organic  Nut Butter (like peanut butter or macadamia butter etc) 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract Instructions 1. Combine all ingredients into a bowl and mix […]

Choc Cross Buns

This recipe can be made when all signs of diarrhoea are clear and the patient has been on the GAPS diet for approximately 12 months or when healing has progressed well. The use of raw cacao powder should be used sparingly and is ideal as a special Easter Treat. I have found that most people […]

Sweet & savory sauces, dressings and condiments for GAPS

Vanilla Extract   What is the difference between vanilla extract and vanilla essence? Vanilla extract is made from the real vanilla pods that are naturally occurring, whereas vanilla essence is commercially manufactured by chemicals and normally contains sugar. Our recipe contains no sugar. Ingredients 2 Organic Vanilla Pods Vodka Find a small bottle with lid […]

Carrot Cake Muffins

Cake Ingredients 3/4 cup raw organic honey 3 finely grated carrots 10 pitted dates (soaked in boiling water) 1/2 a cup organic coconut flour 1 cup organic blanched almond flour 1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon bicarb 10 organic – free range eggs 2 tablespoons of homemade vanilla extract (recipe in recipe section) […]

Coconut Choc Mint Slice Bars

This recipe will show you how to make your own sensational additive free chocolate.  CONTAINS NO nuts, dairy, sugar, eggs or other additives.  ENJOY. Ingredients for coconut mint slice 270ml coconut cream 150 grams of shredded coconut 2 tablespoons of coconut oil 1 teaspoon of vanilla essence (homemade) 2 tablespoons of honey 6 – 8 […]

Raw Cashew Coconut Bites

Ingredients 1 cup of raw organic cashews 1 cup of organic dessicated coconut 1 teaspoon homemade GAPS Vanilla Essence 2 Tablespoons raw organic honey Instructions Blend all ingredients in a food processor or thermomix and pulse until all ingredients are entirely smooth like a thick paste.  Press into molds and set in the fridge for […]

Chocolate Mint Magic Medallions

  150 grams of organic pure raw cacao butter (roughly chopped) ½ cup of organic raw cacao powder 4 – 5 tablespoons of organic raw honey (buy here) ½ teaspoon of homemade vanilla extract ½ teaspoon of organic peppermint flavour (Simply organic Brand buy here) Pinch of Himalayan Crystal Salt OPTIONAL: 1 tablespoon of brewed […]

Cashew Choc Paddy Delights

Ingredients ¾ cup of organic pure raw cacao butter (roughly chopped) ¾  cup of organic raw cacao powder 1 ½  cups raw cashews finely chopped 6 tablespoons of organic raw honey (buy here) ½ teaspoon of homemade vanilla extract Scraped seeds from one vanilla pod OPTIONAL: 1 tablespoon of brewed organic coffee to enhance flavour […]

Chocolate Coconut Bounty Bites (Dairy Free)

Most recipes call for store bought cooking chocolate to melt for such recipes but here we are going to show you how to make your own without the use of any additives or dairy ingredients. Ingredients for coconut middle meat 270ml coconut cream 130 grams of shredded coconut 2 tablespoons of coconut oil 1 teaspoon […]

Banana and Almond Pancakes

  Ingredients 1 cup or organic almond flour 4 Organic Free Range Eggs 1 tablespoon of honey (optional) 1 ripe banana 1 tablespoon of coconut oil 1 teaspoon of homemade vanilla escence Additional coconut oil for the fry pan.   Instructions Place all ingredients into a bowl and mix on high with electric beaters until […]

Just like a Kingston only better

                              *Tools needed: Dehydrator, thermomix (or steel blade blender/food processor) Ingredients Cookie mix 10-12 pitted dates 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract 1 cup of shredded coconut 2 cups of soaked almonds (soak for 12 hours) 1 cup of water (used to […]

Raw Peppermint Chock after Dinner Mints

Liquorice Wheels & Liquorice Leather Wraps

Adapted and inspired by the craft of Amy Sue, these delightful liquorice wheels taste like the real deal and send your kitchen into a frenzy with the adorable liquorice aroma that sets your patience to the test.  With another dehydrator recipe, you will be left with your mouth watering whilst these nutritious treats take time […]

Apple Crumble

Ingredients 6 – 8 Apples 1 tablespoon water 1 cup Almond flour 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 1 tablespoon honey 1 ½ cups of crunchy nut seed combo bites or other cookies you have made – see recipe for these here  Raw cultured cream or yoghurt to serve   Directions Preheat oven 150⁰C 1.     […]

Strawberry and Yoghurt Rollups

Ingredients 2 punnets of fresh organic strawberries 2 cups of GAPS fresh yoghurt 2 tablespoons of honey Directions You will need a dehydrator for this recipe and some teflex dehydrator sheets.  This recipe should fill 2 – 3 trays. 1.  Process all ingredients in a food processor or thermomix until smooth (but not too runny). […]

Lamb Shank Kale and Korma Curry

Ingredients  4 – 6 Lamb Shanks 400 grams of diced tomatoes 1 – 2 large Kale Leaves Korma Paste 2 Brown onions 3 – 4 cloves of garlic crushed 1 tablespoon of cumin seeds well bruised with the mortar and pestle 25 grams of fresh ginger root 1/3 cup of roasted cashews (lightly roast in […]

Homemade tooth paste remedies

Commercial toothpaste most commonly contains many ingredients that are potentially harmful to our health and this is particularly concerning for individuals who have impaired detoxification systems.  Some of the most sinister ingredients to watch out for include sodium fluoride, triclosan, sodium lauryl sulphate and propylene glycol.  It is also worth mentioning other ingredients like artificial […]

Banana & Blue Berry Bread & Butter Pudding

Banana Bread   Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups of organic blanched almond flour 1 teaspoon pure Bicarbonate of soda 5ml of lemon juice freshly squeezed 2 ripe bananas mashed 2 – 3 large tablespoons of homemade GAPS yoghurt 2 tablespoons of raw honey (optional) 3 organic free range eggs 1 tablespoon of soft butter or ghee […]

Jelly Lego Babies

 Ingredients *1/2 cup of fresh pressed organic juice 4 Tablespoons of Bernard Jensen’s Gelatin 2 – 3 Tablespoons of honey 2 *Bio-Kult Probiotic capsules *Lego Jelly Moulds (see pictures below) *We have made three different flavours with each producing their own colour shade.  Create the recipe above three times using the three different juice mixtures […]

GAPS Probiotic Jelly Pops

Ingredients 1 cup of fresh pressed organic raspberry, cranberry and apple juice 7 Tablespoons of Bernard Jensen’s Gelatin 3 – 4 Tablespoons of honey 1 *Bio-Kult Pro-Cyan capsule *Jelly Pop moulds (see pictures below)               *Unlike most probiotics, Bio-Kult does not require refrigeration and this makes it superior to […]

global health healing centreHealth Giving Jelly

Ingredients 2 cups of home pressed fresh orange juice, preferable organic.  (other fruit juice such as raspberries or apple can be used) 2 tablespoon of Bernard Jensens 100% Bovine Gelatin Raw honey (optional) Raw Sour Cream or Yoghurt for topping  (optional) Directions 1. Take 1/2 cup of your juice and put in a sauce pan […]

Crunchy Nut, Seed, Fruit Combo Bites or Bars

This recipe is a favourite and can resemble a crunchy nut and seed fruit bar or equivalent bite sized snack. You can also crumble the pieces to transform it to resemble an alternative to muesli or used as a topping with stewed apples for an apple strudel served with sour cream.  One bit leaves you […]

Pumpkin Bread

Preheat conventional oven at 150 degrees (almond flour burns easily) Ingredients 1 large cup of cooked (boiled) pumpkin 2 ½ cups of almond flour or other (sunflower seeds can be ground into flour) 3 eggs 1 tablespoon of duck fat (preferred) or coconut oil Other: Oven paper Instructions Mix ingredients in a glass bowl with […]

GAPS Milkshake / Smoothie

If the person is not prone to diarrhoea, they may introduce the GAPS milkshake from the beginning. Ingredients Vegetable juice items:    1 Carrot 2 – 3 apples or equivalent in pineapple 1 stick of celery Small wedge of beetroot Small piece of white or red cabbage Eggs: 1-2 raw eggs (yolks and whites) preferably use […]

Sauerkraut

 Ingredients approximately 5 – 8 kg of organic cabbage for a 10 litre Crock Pot approximately 5 – 8 grams (15 g max) Nirvana Himalayan Crystal Salt per kg of cabbage       Retain two external cabbage leaves and slice the cabbage with a knife or mandoline (v-slicer). Place sliced cabbage in a large […]

Beet Kvass

Three Options  Option One:  Dairy free 1 kg beetroot 1 ½  tbls salt added to water 1 tsp caraway seeds 3 Garlic Cloves Place seeds and garlic in glass canning jar and place beetroot Slices (1/2 cm thick) on top until the jar is ¾ full.  Add salt to water in a separate jug and […]

Homemade yoghurt , curdes and whey

Yoghurt Instructions Ingredient/Supplies 1 litre of Organic Milk or Raw Milk (raw milk is ideal but does not require heating) 1/3 cup of Commercial Organic Yoghurt    or    Yoghurt Culture Starters. Thermometer Yoghurt maker or Excalibur dehydrator, a hot plate or place it on top of your hot water system Bring 1 litre of milk close […]

Homemade Butter, Ghee and Lard / Dripping

Ghee (clarified butter) (Stage two appropriate and onwards:  Refer to the GAPS Book or the GAPS Companion)  Ingredients Organic or unpasteurised unsalted butter Instructions Preheat your oven to approximately 60 – 120 Degrees Celsius.  Add a large block of unsalted organic butter to a glass or stainless steel oven dish and leave it in the […]

Kefir

(appropriate after yoghurt has been introduced first) Dr Natasha encourages people to start with yoghurt first because kefir contains more potent probiotic microbes than yoghurt.   Kefir will produce a more pronounced “die-off reaction”. You can get a commercial Kefir starter in a sachet or use some live fresh kefir grains as a starter. If you […]

Crunchy Nut Seed Fruit Combo Bites or Bars

This recipe is a favourite and can resemble a crunchy nut and seed fruit bar or equivalent bite sized snack. You can also crumble the pieces to transform it to resemble an alternative to muesli or used as a topping with stewed apples for an apple strudel served with sour cream.  One bit leaves you […]

Kefir Grain Suppliers

Australian And New Zealand Kefir Grains The following people, generously offer to share their Kefir grains with people as their supply overpopulates and grows. Australia TAS     Wynyard   Mike Bucky  Milk Kefir Grains:   Express post shipping within Australia for $25.00     bukysoper@hotmail.com TAS     Launceston,  Christina Mathewson:  Milk and Water Kefir Grains     christinamathewson@yahoo.com.au VIC     ♥ […]

Healing Crisis Explained: Detox and Retracing

Detox & Retracing Why you feel worse when you implement an optimal nutrition program By Linda Paterson BHSc The more food is presented in its natural raw state in which it grows, without any modifications made to it, the easier it is to digest.  Food in its natural state maintains all its enzymes, amino acids, […]

Foods to Avoid

• Sugar and anything that contains it. • Molasses, maple syrup, corn syrup, any other syrup. • Aspartame in any form, it is a potent neurotoxin (brain toxin). • Sweets, cakes, biscuits, chocolates, ice – creams. • All alcoholic beverages. An adult can have good quality wine with meals occasionally but not beer or spirits. […]

Chronic Colitis & Failure to Thrive

The following GAPS testimonial was very concerning for first time parents of their 9 month old baby girl.  This family came to me when mainstream medical interventions were unsuccessful in treating her condition. With failure to thrive and severe colitis consisting of daily episodes of bloody diarrhoea, the GAPS protocol made all the difference.  We […]

Treating Eczema with the GAPS diet

About GAPS GAPS is a term that refers to Gut and Psychology Syndrome, which was first developed by Dr Natasha Campbell-McBride in response to the findings of years of experience working alongside people of all ages suffering with a variety of psychological and autoimmune conditions. The link between mental and physical health It has, for […]

Possible ADHD Treatments

Possible ADHD Treatments ADHD treatment: Where does one start to look?  ADHD is an abbreviation from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, which is a condition that makes it hard for children, in particular, to manage and check the way that they act. ADHD treatment is needed by children that suffer with the condition, which is one […]

Autism Treatments that focus on the health of the Gut

Autism Treatments that focus on the health of the Gut Autism is a condition that affects children in the way that they behave, communicate, form relationships and understand the world. The number of children that are being diagnosed with this condition seems to be increasing and so it is essential that an adequate Autism Treatment […]

Effective ADD treatments that could make a Difference

Effective ADD treatments that could make a Difference ADD refers to a condition known as attention deficit disorder and is more or less exactly as it sounds. Children with ADD may seem inattentive and as though they are not listening to what you are saying. Providing adequate ADD treatment has always focused on managing the […]

Autism ABA in treating children with Autism

Autism ABA in treating children with Autism Autism ABA refers to a course of treatment that involves therapy delivered to a child with Autism on a one to one basis. ABA stands for applied behavioural analysis and look to provide behavioural intervention to alter and improve the behaviour of a child with autism. Autism ABA […]

Changes to the Autism Diet

Changes to the Autism Diet There are many studies that exist today that look at the autism diet, which is the intake and digestive functioning of a child or adult with autism. The autism diet is thought to be a way of treating people with autism through the things that they eat. The idea is […]

Kefir Suppliers for Australia and New Zealand

Milk Kefir Grains Express post shipping within Australia for $10.00 Robert Paralowie, SA ryk5108@gmail.com   Milk Kefir Grains Pick up  $15.00 Or Express post shipping within Australia for $25.00 Mike Bucky Wynyard, TAS bukysoper@hotmail.com   Milk and Water Kefir Grains Margaret Blackney VIC marg.blackney@optusnet.com.au   Milk and Water Kefir Grains Anita Gerardi VIC gamgo@optusnet.com.au   […]

Certified GAPS Practitioner Training Course Australia

Become a Certified GAPS™ Practitioner with Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride, MD and join the growing Internationally acclaimed Certified GAPS Practitioner Team!  Certified GAPS Practitioner Training Program DELIVERED BY VIDEO CONFERENCE FOLLOWED BY A LIVE AUDIO DISCUSSION TIME ON DAY TWO The purpose of this training program is to establish a network of qualified GAPS PRACTITIONERS who […]

What is GAPS

Gut and Psychology Syndrome and Gut and Physiology Syndrome       The term GAPS, abbreviated from Gut and Psychology Syndrome was created by Dr Natasha Campbell-McBride MD, MMedSci (neurology), MMedSci(human nutrition) in 2004 after working with hundreds of children and adults with neurological  and psychiatric conditions, such as autism spectrum disorders, ADD/ ADHD, schizophrenia, […]

GAPS Protocol

The GAPS Protocol is a three part program designed to heal the gut lining, restore the gut with beneficial flora and relieve the body of an excess toxic load.  The program incorporates a nutritional program supported by specific supplements with an emphasis on detoxification and reduction of exposure to environmental toxins.  The program requires persistence, […]

The GAPS Diet

The Full GAPS Diet By Dr Natasha Campbell-McBride Your patient needs to carry on completely avoiding starches and sugar for two years at least. It means avoiding all grains, sugar, potatoes, parsnips, yams, sweet potato and anything made out of them. The flour in your cooking and baking can be replaced with ground almonds (or […]

Detoxification Steps

   1st Step The first step involves removing the main source of toxicity which means cleaning up and restoring digestive health through the GAPS diet intervention protocol. Dr Campbell-McBride has a theory explaining how both salicylates and phenols have strong antioxidant and detoxifying abilities and therefore creating a detox reaction whilst flushing toxins from storage sites […]

Is your child a fussy eater?

Question: My child is a fussy eater and self limits his diet.  How am I able to get him to eat the GAPS food? This is one of the more common questions I am asked and understandably so.  This was my number one question too.  I sought answers everywhere including standing up at seminars and […]

Never Give Up on Your Child

My son Jake is 3 years old and has been diagnosed with high functioning Autism. He is an extremely intelligent and affectionate little boy who is incredibly capable in so many areas yet has extreme difficulties in others. More specifically, the boxes he ticks are the usual suspects of tantrums, melt downs, inappropriate public behavior […]

Linda Has Been There For Me

Seven weeks into the GAPS journey and there’s one thing for certain – our progress would have been much slower and a lot more confusing had we not consulted with Linda both one week prior to beginning the diet, and again for a recent follow up consultation.  There are so many questions I had as […]

GAPS Protocol Changed Our Life

Dear Linda, Last night I read the story you wrote about your son and what you went through. It is incredible to me now, particularly having read your story, how many others have been and are currently going through what we are going through. Every symptom of your sons was and is, identical to my […]

Linda Helped me Understand

“I was initially daunted when I read the Gaps book by Dr N. Campbell-McBride and could not see how I could implement so many aspects of the introductory diet on my own so I was relieved when I learnt that Linda offered a consultancy service to support and guide me through the process. I was […]

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GAPS Supplementation Criteria

 GAPS Supplementation Protocol.  Dr N. Campbell-McBride emphasises nutrition as the core intervention for the GAPS protocol and successful management of GAPS digestive disorders.  Supplements alone can not achieve the healing response that the GAPS diet does.  Too many supplements can irritate an already inflamed and damaged gut lining and interrupt with the healing process.  Whilst some supplements are important […]

Stage Progression

Healing Crisis A healing crisis usually occurs in stage one on day two or three.  During the first few days in implementing the GAPS protocol, the body begins cleaning up its toxins.  The healing crisis occurs when the pathogenic microbes die off and release their toxins.  These toxins are the cause of the GAPS patient’s […]

Video and Audio Download

  13th May 2009 The true connection between nutrition and brain function One Radio Network (sign up with One Radio Network for free to download the podcast) 14th September 2009  Gut flora and healing with animal foods One Radio Network(sign up with One Radio Network for free to download the podcast) 14th September 2009  The […]

GAPS Recommended Reading and Viewing

  The Following Books and DVD’s are recommended reading and viewing for GAPS   Gut and Psychology Syndrome (Dr Natasha Campbell-McBride) Cooking For GAPS DVD (Dr Natasha Campbell-McBride) Put Your Heart in Your Mouth (Dr Natasha Campbell-McBride) Breaking the Vicious Cycle: Intestinal health through diet (Elaine Gotchall) The GAPS Companion (Linda Paterson) Internal Bliss (International Nutrition) […]

Research links

GAPS Related Research Click on the below research links to view  Dr Andrew Wakerfield:  MMR vaccine findings on autism and other pervasive developmental disorders in children  Rush University Medical Centre are conducting a clinical trial for the  Specific Carbohydrate Diet to determine whether it changes the composition of gut flora. The Title of the Study: […]

Creating an Allergy Diet

More and more people are reporting that they are suffering from a form of food allergy. In practice, many of the people that report food allergies do not meet the criteria of a food allergy and so it is far more likely that they are suffering from a food intolerance. Food intolerances can take many […]

Establishing a Food Sensitivity Diet

Establishing a Food Sensitivity Diet Food sensitivity is what most of us would call a food allergy. A food sensitivity diet is one that looks to deal with these allergies in a practical way so that we can become more tolerant of certain food types that we think we have built up an intolerance of.  […]

GAPS and the Fussy Eater

GAPS and the Fussy Eater It is quite common for children with neuro-psychological conditions to be fussy eaters. GAPS, which refers to a relationship between the gut and the health of the brain and immune system, ties together all the health issues experienced by children and adults with psychiatric and psychological conditions. These health issues […]

Is Autism Recovery Possible?

Is Autism Recovery Possible? The parent of a child with autism will naturally wonder whether autism recovery is a possibility. Autism recovery is most likely the earlier a diagnosis is given and the earlier that treatment is started. The kind of treatment that is geared towards autism recovery, or at least an improvement in a […]

Treatment with the Autoimmune Diet

Treatment with the Autoimmune Diet An autoimmune diet is one that looks to improve the symptoms associated with autoimmune diseases by looking at nutritional intake. Autoimmune diet advice may be given to people who suffer from diseases such as multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes type one, celiac disease and other conditions. http://dsite.gapsaustralia.com/services/what-is-gaps/ How the body […]

Improving Diet for Eczema Sufferers

Improving Diet for Eczema Sufferers Understanding GAPS is about understanding the relationship between the way we live, the foods we eat, the health of our gut and our overall health. By overall health this is extended beyond our physical wellbeing to include our mental health too. Eczema is a common complaint amongst people with digestive […]

Creating an Improved Diet for Anxiety

Creating an Improved Diet for Anxiety Understanding psychiatric or psychological conditions like panic and anxiety can be difficult because they are so often intertwined with other condition. Pigeon-holing people and providing a single diagnosis is made hard by the fact that so many conditions overlap one another. How a Better Diet for Anxiety Could Help […]

GAPS and Eczema Relief

GAPS and Eczema Relief GAPS refers to the idea that psychiatric complaints as well as physical complaints originate in the gut and that therefore all of these complaints, including eczema relief can be targeted by focusing on the problems that have arisen in the gut. Digestive Problems and Eczema Relief Overwhelming research has shown that […]

The link between Depression Diet and Digestion

The link between Depression Diet and Digestion Gut and Psychology Syndrome describes a connection between the gut and the brain and suggests that the two go hand in hand whereby the gut affects the way the brain functions in terms of the levels of toxicity in our diet and in our daily lives. This syndrome […]

GAPS, Diet, Anorexia and Eating Disorders

GAPS, Diet, Anorexia and Eating Disorders Gut and Psychology Syndrome and Gut and Physiology Syndrome – both known as GAPS – refers to a condition whereby the way that the gut works is related to mental health and brain functioning of an individual. Diet, anorexia, and fussy eating in childhood along with digestive problems have […]

Common Questions

  1) Q: GAPS FIRST EDITION BOOK Dairy order: I noticed the order for dairy in the introduction diet is different to the order in the GAPS book first edition. The book explains a gradual introduction to dairy but the introduction diet allows yoghurt from the very beginning. A: Yes and I am glad you […]

A to Z GAPS

  B is for Beauty and Skin Treatment, the magic of kefir and coconut Many of our very expensive skin care products contain Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA) which was a revolutionary discovery for the beauty industry and a product found naturally in fruit acids as well as kefir in the form of lactic acid. The lactic acid […]

How toxic is your dentist?

One question I am often asked is how to avoid the chemicals at the dentist.  There is no need for a regular visits to the dentist whilst the person is working on healing, unless there is an identifiable problem that needs treatment.  If there is a need for urgent treatment, try to find a holistic […]

Belly Massage: to assist in the relief of constipation

Anyone can perform this nurturing and relaxing procedure. It aids digestion, assists in loosening faecal compaction, eases constipation, relieves colic, eases tension and helps regulate breathing.  To help your child’s bowels move, try the ‘ I love you’ technique for the large intestines. With follow the steps outlined below to first massage the small intestine […]

Greek Grandmother Power

From the moment I read Dr Natasha’s personal testimony of how she recovered her son from autism, there was never a doubt in my mind that I would implement the GAPS diet in our house for my son, aged four, diagnosed with autism. I read Dr Natasha’s book, made soup, sauerkraut, ghee, yoghurt and lard.  […]

I am truly thankful

Another day is over, my boys are asleep in their beds.  And as often happens to us all, it is a time to think of the day we have just had, and what a day. Tonight l sat down to a wonderful dinner with my family. We started with our drinks of chicken broth with sauerkraut […]

Questions & Answers

Questions & Answers Q: GAPS FIRST EDITION BOOK Dairy order: I noticed the order for dairy in the introduction diet is different to the order in the GAPS book first edition. The book explains a gradual introduction to dairy but the introduction diet allows yoghurt from the very beginning. A: Yes and I am glad […]

Multimedia

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News & Events

Click on the News Bucket below to receive the latest GAPS Australia Newsletter I am very excited to announce that I am a featured speaker in the 2nd Annual Online Eating Psychology Conference. Join me, along with Marc David, Founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, as he interviews over 45 international experts […]

GAPS Recipes

Click on the recipe title below to select the recipe page Homemade Meat Stock and Meat and Vegetable Soup Kefir Homemade Butter, Ghee and Dripping Homemade Yoghurt Curde’s and Whey Beet Kvass: 3 Options Sauerkraut GAPS Milkshake / Smoothie GAPS Almond Milk NUT Yoghurt Coconut Milk Raw Coconut Yoghurt How to Ferment Almond Flour Pumpkin […]

Harsch Fermenting Crock Pots

Harsch Fermenting Crock Pot Inclusions Two Weighting stones and a lid Tips and Handling The primary requirement in preparation is to ensure all parts of the pot are clean, including the lid. This can be achieved simply by wiping, scrubbing or rinsing off. (Avoid detergents and allow to drip dry). The weighted stones come in […]

Fussy Eaters

Q: My child is a fussy eater and self limits his diet.  How am I able to get him to eat the GAPS food? Question: My child is a fussy eater and self limits his diet.  How am I able to get him to eat the GAPS food? This is one of the more common […]

Support Group

Australian GAPS Support Group Forum ‘GAPS Support’ is an online Australian support forum for people navigating and implementing the Gut and Psychology Syndrome protocol by Dr Natasha Campbell-McBride. It provides an opportunity for people to share their experiences and knowledge about GAPS topics and allows new commers to gain an insight on what to expect during […]

Kefir: Dairy and Water based

Kefir Fermented foods are essential to introduce to the GAPS diet from the beginning and kefir can be managed after whey and yoghurt have been successfully introduced.   Supplementing with probiotics alone will allow beneficial flora to do its job primarily in the upper parts of the digestive system which does not generally reach all the […]

Homemade Butter, Ghee and Lard/Dripping

Ghee (clarified butter) Ingredients Organic or unpasteurised unsalted butter Instructions Preheat your oven to approximately 60 – 120 Degrees Celsius.  Add a large block of unsalted butter to a stainless steel oven dish and leave it in the oven for 45 – 60 minutes.  The liquid in the dish will separate with milk solids on […]

Homemade Yoghurt Curds and Whey

Yoghurt Instructions Ingredient/Supplies 1 litre of Organic Milk or Raw Milk (raw milk is ideal but does not require heating) 1/3 cup of Commercial Organic Yoghurt    or    Yoghurt Culture Starters. Thermometer Yoghurt maker or Excalibur dehydrator, a hot plate or place it on top of your hot water system Bring 1 litre of milk close […]

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GAPS Tools & Templates

Click here for your own PDF Weekly Meal Planner copy The GAPS Meal Planner provides you with some samples and options to choose from when in the full GAPS diet. Click here for your own PDF Weekly Meal Planner Template The GAPS Weekly Meal Planner Template allows you to record your own menu plan for […]

Research

GAPS Related Research Click on the below research links to view Dr Andrew Wakerfield:  MMR vaccine findings on autism and other pervasive developmental disorders in children A. J. Wakerfield Ileal-lymphoid-nodular hyperplasia, non-specific colitis, and pervasive developmental disorder in children Rush University Medical Centre are conducting a clinical trial for the  Specific Carbohydrate Diet to determine […]

GAPS Supplementation Criteria

GAPS Supplementation Protocol Dr N. Campbell-McBride emphasises nutrition as the core intervention for the GAPS protocol and succesful management of GAPS digestive disorders.  Supplements alone can not achieve the healing response that the GAPS  diet does.  Too many supplements can irritate an already inflamed and damaged gut lining and interupt with the healing process.  Whilst some supplements […]

Therapeutic Probiotic

ONE.  An effective therapeutic   strength Probiotic An accumulation of research and increasing medical practitioner interest and acceptance is emerging with attention focused on probiotics in the treatment of digestive disorders and disease.  This lends to a good case for recommending probiotics, either in fermented foods or as supplements on a regular basis to improve digestive […]

Essential Fatty Acids

TWO & THREE.   Essential Fatty Acids and Vitamin A & D Essential fatty acids play a major role in the GAPs Supplementation Protocol and the following group of essential oils meet the GAPs supplementation protocol. 1.  A good seed/nut oil blend in the ratio of 2:1 omega 3 to omega 6 fatty acids. Barleans Omega […]

Vitamin A Fermented Cod Liver Oil

3. Vitamin A Fermented Cod Liver Oil Doctor Price was right, as usual. Cod liver oil is very good for you, more than you ever knew. Research studies ranging from 1918-2001 give cod liver oil an A+ rating. This marvelous golden oil contains large amounts of elongated omega-3 fatty acids, preformed vitamin A and the […]

Betain HCL Pepsin or Sauerkraut

FOUR.  Digestive Enzymes    Betaine HCl with added Pepsin: Bio-Care People with abnormal gut flora almost without exception have low stomach acid production. Toxins produced by overgrowth of Candida species, Clostridia and other pathogens have a strong ability to reduce secretion of stomach acid. Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride, author of Gut and Psychology Syndrome, recommends that […]