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Cinnamon Apple Chips and The 100 Days of Real Food Cookbook

September 5, 2014

If you’re new to the idea of avoiding processed foods, you may want someone to walk you through the transition. Lisa’s new cookbook 100 Days of Real Food (a New York Times Best-Seller!) is perfect for that. The first half of the book is a manual explaining how to read labels, how to shop for real food, […]

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Apple Pancake (Grain-Free, Paleo)

September 2, 2014

Abby, my younger daughter, has really enjoyed baking lately. She tags recipes, I jot down the grain-free adaptation if needed, and she spends hours in the kitchen experimenting. The other day she came home from school and said, “Mom, during class I couldn’t stop thinking of all sorts of new recipes to create. Is that […]

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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” […]

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6 Ingredient Slow Cooker Pot Roast (Grain-Free, Paleo)

August 22, 2014

I’m a huge fan of Lisa’s Chicken in a Crock Pot recipe. I make a variation of it at least once a week with different ingredients. The recipe boggles the mind a little bit because there are no liquids in the ingredient list – the chicken makes its own liquid. A few months ago I […]

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Grilled Lemon Chicken with Tomato and Feta Salad

August 18, 2014

There’s a sign outside my local grocery store touting, “All-Natural, Antibiotic-Free Chicken Breasts.” It makes me a little upset every time I see it. Why? This kind of marketing lingo is a very sneaky way to make feedlot, grain-fed chicken sound like a healthy option. It’s technically accurate, but it would be more accurate to say […]

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5 Ways to Enable Your Kids to Make Their Own School Lunch

August 7, 2014

Some of you may not believe this, but my kids have made their own school lunches since they were in kindergarten. Over the years, they’ve learned the importance of healthy foods and making good choices. In the beginning years, I kept a close eye on what went into their lunch bags, but they’re in middle […]

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Frittata with Caramelized Onions, Sausage and Sweet Potato (Paleo)

August 5, 2014

Thank you so much for your for sharing your encouraging comments and stories in the last post. I love using this site as a safe place to share and help one another. I’m happy to report that my Mom and I had a wonderful time in New Orleans last weekend – I was able to […]

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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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