Category: GAPS Stage 1

Basic Bone Broth Recipe

Bone Broth Ingredients Ingredients 1 kg (or more) of bones from a healthy source 2 chicken feet for extra gelatin (optional) 1 onion chopped 2 carrots chopped 2 stalks of celery chopped 2 tablespoons Apple cider vinegar Optional: 1 bunch of parsley, 4 cloves of garlic, 1 teaspoon peppercorns, additional herbs or spices to taste. Read More …

Chicken Bone Broth Recipe

  Chicken Bone Broth A chicken bone broth is very versatile and can be used in so many dishes and ways.  For picky children you can leave the vegetables out of the recipes and add no herbs and make it completely plain, then it can be added to things like icy-poles, stewed apples etc without being Read More …

Beef Broth Recipe

Beef Broth Ingredients: 2 kgs of beef marrow, knuckle bones, bits of leftover beef  2 kgs meaty rib or neck bones 4 or more litres cold water 1/4 cup Apple cider vinegar  3 onions, coarsely chopped 3 carrots coarsely chopped 3 celery sticks, coarsely chopped Salt Method Put all of your ingredients into the stockpot, Read More …

Meat Broth

Chicken Meat Broth Ingredients: 1 whole organic chicken 1/2 kg chicken wings Celtic sea salt Peppercorns Filtered water Method Rinse chicken under filtered water. Place chicken in a large pot and fill with filtered water, leaving a few inches at the top. Add Celtic sea salt and a teaspoon of roughly crushed black peppercorns, then Read More …

Die off Symptoms

Symptoms of die-off Fermented foods and therapeutic strength probiotics will produce this so-called “die-off” reaction. As the probiotic bacteria make it to your digestive system, they start destroying pathogenic bacteria, viruses, and fungi. When these pathogens die they release toxins and these are the toxins that give you your symptoms, so whatever is typical for Read More …

Stage 1 – Printable

Here is the printable food list for Stage 1 of GAPS introduction diet, I highly recommend downloading it, printing and putting it on the fridge or somewhere else for easy referencing. GAPS Intro stage-1 Food List PDF Printable

GAPS Supplements

In order to get the most out of GAPS, it’s important to choose a therapeutic strength supplement. These are a few that are recommended by Dr Natasha, but are by no means an exhaustive list: Probiotics- Biokult, Gut pro, Custom probiotics Digestive enzymes  (may also be needed for some people) Fish oil or fermented Cod Read More …

Make note of Symptoms

When first starting GAPS, or any healing diet it is really useful to start with a baseline of where you are starting from, so you can easily see the changes that have taken place.  So to help you do that I have created a printable checklist.  It is not exhaustive by any nature but it will Read More …

GAPS Soups

Soups make up a good portion of our food on GAPS because they are simple, nutritious and an easy way to get a good amount of that healing broth and gelatine in our diet. Here are some very simple, delicious soups you can try from stage 1 onwards. Some notes- When you are cooking your Read More …