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Chocolate Swiss Roll Cake (Grain-Free, Paleo)

December 16, 2014

Back in the 80’s the chocolate Swiss roll cake was a big deal. When I was four, I remember poring over my mom’s food magazines and dreaming of a chocolate roll filled with sweetened whipped cream (I was also a bit obsessed with the Martha Stewart cookbooks, perhaps foreshadowing what was to come later in […]

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Homemade Mallomars (Grain-Free, Paleo)

December 11, 2014

Graham crackers, marshmallow and chocolate. Need I say more? Mallomars have all the flavors of a smore, but are a bit more fancy and such fun for the holidays. The recipe requires a few steps, but it’s totally worth the effort. You can make the graham crackers a day or two ahead of time, so […]

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Grain-Free Gingerbread Men & Gingerbread House (Paleo)

December 1, 2014

Welcome to the holiday season! I’m kicking-off December with Grain-Free Gingerbread men and a Gingerbread house. This dough is easy to work with: you don’t have to worry about it getting to warm and it shapes nicely. You can use the dough to make cut-out gingerbread men or to build a gingerbread house with a […]

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Chocolate Pecan Pie (Grain-Free, Paleo)

November 25, 2014

I’m thrilled for the holidays, and think it’s time to kick back and have some fun. I came up with a list of recipes to share on the site for the next month, and I think you’ll be pleased! Gingerbread men, turkey roulade, mallomars, eclairs (I’ve been working on this one for months – I […]

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Caramel Apple Coffee Cake (Grain-Free)

October 27, 2014

Only three weeks until my new cookbook, The Grain-Free Family Table, hits shelves! I’m thrilled, nervous, excited, and anxious to share this book with you. Here’s a pic I posted on Instagram featuring some of the book interior. Pictured above: my Fluffy Pancakes, Sautéed Kale with Raisins and Walnuts (a GREAT dish for Thanksgiving!), Chicken […]

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Chocolate Framboise Cake (Grain-Free)

October 17, 2014

We’ve had several birthdays in our house over the past few weeks, including my my husband’s 40th. Pete is all about the chocolate. Not so much pies, cookies, or ice cream – just chocolate. I made this dessert along with a special menu to share with friends as we celebrated

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The Grain-Free Family Table Cookbook

August 25, 2014

I’ve waited for a very long time to tell you some exciting news! My new cookbook, The Grain-Free Family Table, is now available! When I was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease (Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis) in 2008, I chose a grain-free, nutrient-dense diet to help my body heal. Over the course of several years, my “irreversible” autoimmune […]

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Frozen Yogurt and a Discussion on Feeling Stressed About Food

July 31, 2014

Over the years, I’ve discovered how great an impact food has on my health. I’ve made huge changes in my diet to help me heal from disease, but sometimes I struggle with being too strict. For years I avoided all grains. I never cheated – ever. I didn’t realize how unusual that was until I […]

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Vanilla Pudding Pops with Homemade Magic Shell

July 28, 2014

Summer on the Gulf Coast means we eat lots of cold foods, especially popsicles. When you make popsicles with nutrient-dense ingredients, they’re a filling treat for any time of day. Sometimes my girls eat them for breakfast! These creamy, nutrient-rich vanilla pudding pops provide a quick and easy favorite for

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