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What happens when a well known healthy food blogger hits a brick wall with her children’s health? She goes back to square one and begins the long journey of gut healing, both for her children and herself. Join Jo Whitton of Quirky Cooking and cohost Fouad Kassab of fouadkassab.com as they share their families’ journeys to good health. Learn why they chose to undertake a GAPS/Paleo diet approach and how it all works out in their everyday lives. Jo and Fouad are overflowing with practical insights into raising healthy kids in a world that makes it difficult to be different. You will find an abundance of tips, recipe ideas, stories and inspiration from everyday people who have struggled and overcome health problems and diet challenges in their own families.

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What happens when a well known healthy food blogger hits a brick wall with her children’s health? She goes back to square one and begins the long journey of gut healing, both for her children and herself. Join Jo Whitton of Quirky Cooking and cohost Fouad Kassab of fouadkassab.com as they share their families’ journeys to good health. Learn why they chose to undertake a GAPS/Paleo diet approach and how it all works out in their everyday lives. Jo and Fouad are overflowing with practical insights into raising healthy kids in a world that makes it difficult to be different. You will find an abundance of tips, recipe ideas, stories and inspiration from everyday people who have struggled and overcome health problems and diet challenges in their own families.

    AQJ 153: Designing a Healthy Home, with Building Biologist & Interior Designer Lucie McCullough – Part 2

    AQJ 153: Designing a Healthy Home, with Building Biologist & Interior Designer Lucie McCullough – Part 2

    Lucie McCullough, international interior designer and building biologist, aims to show the world that it IS possible to have beautifully designed homes that are also healthy sanctuaries from the world! In part 2 of “Designing a Healthy Home,” Lucie discusses questions that arise when we consider the bombardment of toxins in our homes and the Listen In

    • 56 min
    AQJ 152: Designing a Healthy Home, with Building Biologist & Interior Designer Lucie McCullough – Part 1

    AQJ 152: Designing a Healthy Home, with Building Biologist & Interior Designer Lucie McCullough – Part 1

    In the next two episodes of A Quirky Journey, Jo Whitton and Elyse Comerford interview Lucie McCullough, a successful, international interior designer who ‘developed an environmental and health conscience’ and altered her career to become a building biologist specialising in creating beautiful homes that are sanctuaries from the world. Her ideal of ‘living in nature, Listen In

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    AQJ 151: Finding Positivity in the Midst of Crisis

    AQJ 151: Finding Positivity in the Midst of Crisis

    In our first episode for 2020, we (Jo and Fouad) chat about how we are working to begin the year with positivity, in the midst of a national crisis and all the stress that involves. In Australia, we are struggling to cope with high temperatures and drought in many parts of the country, which have Listen In

    • 43 min
    AQJ 150: Supporting Your Anxious Child

    AQJ 150: Supporting Your Anxious Child

    In the last podcast for the year, Jo is on the other side of the microphone! Dr Natalie Challis (neuro-psychotherapist) and Leigh Shinde (neuro-nutritionist) recently interviewed Jo for their program, “Love Your Anxious Child“, on her experiences of supporting and parenting an anxious child. They discuss the importance of building connection with your children, spending Listen In

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    AQJ 149: Recovering from PCOS, Healing Food, and Healthy Treats – with Shelley from Nourishing Bites

    AQJ 149: Recovering from PCOS, Healing Food, and Healthy Treats – with Shelley from Nourishing Bites

    If there’s anything I love, it’s a special treat that’s not only delicious, it’s NOURISHING! So I’m excited to share with you one of my favourite producers of fine, quality, healthy treats – Nourishing Bites. Today I interview Shelley about her health journey and how it led her to a career of producing amazing, whole Listen In

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    AQJ 148: Navigating Parasites, Metals and Candida When Healing

    AQJ 148: Navigating Parasites, Metals and Candida When Healing

    In this episode, Jo chats with Elyse Comerford, Integrative Nutritionist and GAPS Practitioner, about where to begin on your gut healing journey when you suspect metal toxicity, parasites and/or candida are an issue. This is a question that comes up a lot in the Quirky Cooking for Gut Health chat group… Do you start with Listen In

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