Month: May 2017

10 Facts About Eczema

Here are 10 facts you may not know about eczema that you can use to impress your friends! …Or more likely will be used when you have already said every cuss in the book and you need something else to mutter to yourself while dealing with that annoying rash that itches. Enjoy! 1. "Ekzein" Eczema comes from the Greek word “ekzein” meaning “to boil over”. 2. Worldwide Disease It is estimated that eczema affects roughly 20% of children and 1-3% of adults worldwide. 3. Eczema Is on the rise Since 1970, the prevalence of eczema has almost tripled. From...

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Homemade Chocolate Recipe | Dairy Free

Homemade Chocolate Recipe By now I’m sure you’ve all caught on about my love of chocolate and seriously dangerous sweet tooth… well… It’s back guys. Once again, mere days after of the chocolate binge which will now be formally known as the incident of ’17, (which left my hands absolutely destroyed thanks to my friend, Eczema) I found myself once again plauged with the burning desire for chocolate. Except for the incident of ’17, I’ve spent over a month (going on two!) without chocolates and sweets…Don’t judge me guys, that’s a long time for a sweets addict! I already...

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Detox Water | The Classic Cucumber Lemon

The Fruit infused water Detox Although we’ve already discussed The Truth About Homemade Detox Water, there’s nothing stopping us from enjoying an ice cold, flavorful, and healthy drink on a nice summer day! …Or those days where you wish it was summer. Come on, Canada. Seriously. This little cucumber and lemon water recipe has made it’s splash long ago in the health world, and is dubbed the most world’s most popular detox drink. While it’s detox claim to fame may be debatable, there’s a reason this drink has become such a classic (and it’s all in the taste!) Let’s...

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How To Keep A Food Diary for Food Sensitivities

Over two thousand years ago Hippocrates, the father of medicine said “All disease begins in the gut”. While claiming that all disease begins in the gut is a bit of a stretch, we can certainly appreciate the gut-heath connection. After all, 70% of our immune system is located in our gastrointestinal tract. Though often used for weight loss, food diaries can be an extremely beneficial and often overlooked tool for eczema (as well as IBS, and leaky gut syndrome -just to name a few). A food diary is often accompianed by an elimination diet, however it’s up to you whether...

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I’ve Made A Terrible Mistake

One slip up. One lapse of judgment. One terrible mistake set me back at least two weeks of healing. It’s crushing, but I know that there isn’t anyone to blame but myself. For over a month I was a good girl… refusing dairy, choosing fruits over chocolate, and water over alcohol. My hands were on the mend and nearly back to normal. Two days ago, I caved. I’ve been having major cravings for chocolate for a good week and no matter how much I tried, whether it was eating delicately sweet pears to making Pinch of Yum’s chocolate banana...

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Hi! I'm Savannah.

Welcome to The Humble Kitchen, where good food and health walk hand in hand. My cooking style involves listening to a single song on repeat, improvising ingredients, eyeballing measurements, and crossing my fingers that this thing actually turns out. Stay for the recipes, enjoy the stories, and join me in the kitchen to create better food and better health.