Our family-of-7 began GAPS in early September 2013.

Our story:
Getting started

Gut and Psychology Syndrome by Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride (the book you must have before embarking on the GAPS Protocol)

Healing Through GAPS - Recipes arranged by stages of Intro.  This blog was SO helpful as we got started on the Intro portion of GAPS.  

GAPS yahoo group (this group is a wealth of knowledge and has been very helpful)

"What Can I Eat Now?  30 Days of Recipes and Tips for the GAPS Intro Diet" - Resource put out by Cara of Health, Home and Happiness that will walk you through Intro with 3 meals + 2 snacks/day

Weekly Menus (breakfast, lunch and dinner) - A random sampling of actual GAPS-legal weekly menus that our family has used
Week 1
Week 2
Week 3
Week 4
Week 5

Menu For Traveling While on GAPS

Pool-partying, GAPS-style

GAPS Basic Recipes
Sour Cream recipe
Coconut Milk Recipe
Mayo Recipe
Kefir Cheese

Our Family's Favorite Tried-and-True Recipes - These aren't the only things we eat (by far), but they are the recipes we return to time and again...the ones that my family calls out when I ask, "What would you like to see on the menu this coming week?"

Breakfast Sausage
Cinnamon Swirl Bread
Chai-Spice Muffins
Zucchini Spice Muffins
Pumpkin Spice Muffins (I add raisins to these sometimes also...yummy!)
Butternut Squash Bars
Fruit and Nut Breakfast Cookies
Morning Glory Muffins
Joli's Favorite Muffins
Basic Muffins (can add your choice of topping: blueberries, apple/cinnamon, homemade GAPS chocolate chips, Cranberry/walnut, etc.)

Hamburger Soup
Chicken or Turkey "Noodle" Soup
Chicken and Lentil Soup
Pizza Spaghetti Squash Casserole
Salmon with Lemon Garlic Butter Sauce
Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup
White Chili with Chicken
Chicken Fajita Soup
Garam Masala Chicken Curry over Cauli Rice (omit sugar from curry)
Crockpot Cheesy Chicken and Zoodles
Pizza Soup
Pizza (use this Cheesy bread recipe for the crust, then add whatever toppings you like)
Pizza Zucchini Boats

Ice Cream (Chocolate and Strawberry Options)
Chocolate Coconut Truffles
Apple Tart (or pear, but we usually do apple)
Pineapple Whip Ice Cream
Chai Spiced Ice Cream
Peanut Butter Brownies
Peanut Butter Cookies
Chocolate Syrup (to make chocolate milk, or pour over ice cream)
Lemon Curd dessert

Butternut Squash
Roasted Asparagus
Roasted Cabbage
Garlic Herb Cheddar Biscuits
Apple Celery Salad with Citrus Honey Dressing (we like Lime juice instead of Orange)
Spaghetti Squash
Cauliflower Rice
Coconut Lime Gelatin Snacks
Hot Chocolate
Kefir Smoothies
Dairy-free Popsicles
Cheese Crackers

Lemon Garlic Dressing
Italian Dressing
Cranberry Orange Sauce (at the bottom of the post)

For more recipe inspiration, check out my GAPS Pinterest Boards (you don't have to have an account with Pinterest to look):

GAPS Breakfast
GAPS Bread
GAPS Entrees
GAPS Sauces
GAPS Sides and Snacks
GAPS Soups
GAPS Sweets and Treats

Coconut Flour - we purchase in bulk (usually 20 or 25 lbs at a time) through Amazon.  We just buy whatever Organic Coconut Flour has the best price per lb at the time:  Nutiva, Let's Do Organic, etc.  Even baking for our larger-than-average family, this coconut flour lasts us for months since you use so little flour in a recipe, relatively speaking.

Tropical Traditions Expeller-Pressed Coconut Oil - This coconut oil does not smell or taste like coconuts due to the fact that it has been expeller-pressed.  I wouldn't care if my moisturizer smelled like coconuts, but I don't want my sauteed veggies smelling/tasting like coconuts.  Some people keep different coconut oils for differing uses, but for the sake of simplicity, I only keep this one around.  We buy the 5-gallon bucket, because it works out much cheaper per ounce.  I only buy when Tropical Traditions is have a "Free Shipping" sale, which they offer ever 3 or 4 weeks.

Shredded Coconut - We buy this organic shredded coconut from Amazon.  We use it for making Truffles and other treats, and for making Coconut Milk.

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