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Tequila-Lime Chicken and Vegetable Kabobs (Grain-Free, Paleo)

July 16, 2014

It’s good to be back! I took the last couple of weeks off to relax and vacation with my family. Each summer, Pete and I rent a cabin for a week to relax while our kids head off to Kanakuk Kamps. Unplugging and taking time off is so important for our health, yet people often […]

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Strawberry Meringue Cake (Grain-Free)

July 1, 2014

Of all the desserts I’ve ever eaten, this is my absolute favorite. I found the recipe in Nigella Lawson’s book, Forever Summer, many years ago and made it one evening on a whim. I had invited a dear friend and her children over for dinner. Her husband had deployed to an overseas location that day. […]

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Grain-Free Hamburger Buns (Nut-Free)

June 19, 2014

I’ve been eating bunless hamburgers for years now and I love ‘em, but a few months ago I just got tired of it and really wanted a bun. And not just any bun – I wanted a bun that didn’t taste like nuts or have a heavy, dense texture. I wanted a bun that tastes […]

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Chocolate Berry Tart (Paleo, Grain-Free)

June 4, 2014

A berry and cream tart is one of my easy-to-prepare summer dessert staples. The fresh berries make it quite the show-stopper! I used a chocolate crust highlighted by a wonderful combination of sweet, chocolate and just a bit salty. Add some fluffy, sweet filling and top it with beautiful berries and you’ve got yourself one […]

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Chocolate Swirl Paleo Banana Bread (Grain-Free) and Giveaway

May 29, 2014

A couple of years ago I met George via our blogs and was inspired by his drive to eat nutrient-dense foods even while deployed as a Marine. His first cookbook – The Paleo Kitchen – written with Juli Bauer from OMG Paleo, will be released next month. Today I’m giving you a sneak peek and a […]

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Chocolate Pudding Pie (Grain-Free, Paleo)

May 19, 2014

When I was a kid, each Sunday after church my family would hop into the station wagon and make our way to Highland Park Cafeteria in Dallas for lunch. I loved that place. The people were friendly and I could pick whatever I wanted from the cafeteria line (a dream for any kid!). Each week […]

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Teriyaki Chicken Stir-Fry (Grain-Free, Paleo)

May 14, 2014

Our family has been very busy the last few weeks as school begins to wind down. I’ve made lots of stir-fry for dinner because it’s quick, easy and I can prep everything in the morning. Teriyaki chicken is a kid favorite and I love it because it has a short list of ingredients and after the […]

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The Perfect Nut-Free, Dairy-Free, Grain-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies (Paleo too!)

May 9, 2014

Nut-free, Grain-free and Dairy-free? What’s left? I promise, even without those ingredients, this is a fabulous cookie! Many of you have expressed a desire for a nut-free, grain-free chocolate chip cookie so I’m so excited to share this recipe with you. I used a combination of coconut flour (coconut

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Why You Shouldn’t Eat Raw Kale and the Perfect Green Smoothie Recipe

May 5, 2014

Kale contains many beneficial nutrients, but it’s not good idea to eat these hearty leafy greens raw. Kale is a goitrogenic vegetable and when eaten raw in small quantities, this vegetable can inhibit the uptake of iodine by the thyroid gland. If it’s eaten in excess, these chemicals can inhibit the incorporation of iodine into thyroid hormone. […]

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