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Shamrock Shake Recipe

March 16, 2015

The idea of a Shamrock Shake sounds nice, but I’m not a huge fan of the ingredients. Here is some of what you’ll find in the McDonald’s Shamrock Shake: Nonfat Milk Solids, Corn Syrup, Dextrose, Artificial Vanilla Flavor, Sodium Phosphate, Carrageenan, Yellow 5, Blue 1, and Red 40. Recreating American favorites with unprocessed ingredients in […]

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Teriyaki Salmon Recipe (Grain-Free, Paleo)

March 9, 2015

I favor salmon recipes because they’re quick to prepare and salmon is rich in omega-3 fatty acids which can help reduce inflammation. Wild salmon is preferable to farm-raised because of the fish meal often given to fish raised on farms. The fish meal is often made of ingredients like animal by-products from the milling and […]

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Kale Pesto with Zucchini Noodles and Sautéed Shrimp

March 5, 2015

Every kitchen must have a solid recipe for pesto! The sauce works wonderfully over vegetables, grilled meats, or fish; combined with sour cream for a creamy dip; and even stirred into soups for an extra depth of flavor. Basil pesto is a classic combination, but there are many other combinations you can create. You can […]

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Greek Meatballs with Tzatziki Sauce (Grain-Free)

February 23, 2015

Ground beef is one of the most economical grass-fed meats, so I often cook with it at home. I’ve found that most farms will offer a discount when you buy ground meat in bulk, so I always have a stash in the freezer. You can use it to make meatballs, meatloaf, cottage pie, taco bowls, […]

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Molten Lava Cake (Grain-Free)

February 9, 2015

Molten lava cakes are a great way to pamper your special loved one on Valentine’s Day – or really any time you have company coming – because most of the work is done ahead of time. After you mix the batter and pour it into the ramekins, the cakes

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Chocolate Ohs (Grain-Free, Paleo) and Everyday Grain-Free Baking

January 27, 2015

My sweet friend Kelly from The Nourishing Home has released a fantastic new cookbook titled Everyday Grain-Free Baking. This book includes all the basics in one place: Easy Everyday Bread, Garden Herb Crackers, Blueberry Lemon Scones, Raspberry Crumble Bars, pies, cakes and more! The recipes are simply laid out and my kids have enjoyed loads […]

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Wholesome Baby Food and Little Green Pouch

January 22, 2015

“How would you feel if you only got puréed vegetables and fruit for a meal? You’d soon be whiny and cranky from low blood sugar and crying for food” – Sally Fallon. I love this quote – it’s something I never thought about when I was feeding my babies

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How to Quit Coffee – Without the Crazy Withdrawals

January 6, 2015

I never thought I could wean myself off of coffee. Years ago, I actually told my nutritionist that I would give up anything to reverse my disease, except coffee. It was a ritual, something I loved in the morning and I just wasn’t willing to give it up. I was already giving up all grains, […]

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Slow Cooker Sausage Breakfast Casserole (Grain-Free)

December 23, 2014

I’ve got one last recipe for you before Christmas! We’re hosting family at our home this year and when we have company, I like to minimize my time in the kitchen making breakfast. This Slow Cooker Sausage Breakfast Casserole helps a ton during the holidays. It’s a combination of shredded russet potatoes, sausage, cheese, eggs and […]

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