Dairy-Free “Chunky Monkey” Ice Cream! (Vegan,Vegetarian,Paleo,AIP,SCD,GAPS)

The UK has been experiencing a mini-heatwave as of late and everyone is eating ice cream around me…
But as you may know, I can’t consume dairy due to my autoimmune disease.

So the last couple of weeks, I’ve been getting constant questions and remarks about how inconvenient my disease is and how hard my life must be without cheese or ice cream.
Honestly, I used to be sad about it but I’ve come to terms with it. No matter how good something tastes, it is never worth the pain and damage that it will cause my gut…
Also, I don’t feel sad about what I can and can’t eat anymore because it fuels my creativity in the kitchen!

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Gut bacteria can affect your brain chemistry and vice versa!?

A few weeks ago, I worked about 60+ hours which is insane! I definitely felt the pressure but thankfully am still in remission! Waaaheey!
Previously, a super stressful situations would send my IBD into overdrive!

Today, was my first proper day off where I found the time to write again. So I’ve chosen to elaborate on the interesting link between IBD and stress…

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“Stress” by my lovely friend Yuwen Ong ! Follow her on Instagram @yuwenong

 

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