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Fall Spice Mix

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Simple spices that most of us already have in our kitchen! This spice blend would be great in/on: Latte’s – organic coconut milk or almond milk – and the  spice mix to taste Baked Squash Roasted Root Veggies (carrots, sweet potatoes, yams, beets) Breakfast’s Grain free blueberry no bake “cereal” Grain free granola Grain…(Read More)

cilantro lime cashew dressing

This is a delightful fresh-tasting sauce.  If you leave it on the thicker side, it’s great as a dip.  If you dilute it a bit, you could also use as a healthy whole-foods salad dressing. The fresh lime juice is a deal breaker – it really adds to the recipe! And, cilantro is…(Read More)

Vegan Mushroom Gravy

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Whether you are paleo or plant-based, potatoes or mock-cauli-potatoes, are a staple at most Thanksgiving tables.  Both are healthy for you.  If you are paleo, it is important to eat a lot of veggies if you are healing a chronic condition.  If you are vegan or vegetarian, you need healthy plant-based…(Read More)

apple cranberry stuffing

Can you believe it’s that time of year already?? This apple-cranberry combo is perfect for the holiday season, not to mention its grain-free! You’ve probably heard all about the anti-oxidant benefits of cranberries and maybe even the fact that they help prevent urinary tract infections. Doctors have actually been recommending…(Read More)

This is an easy recipe.  And your taste buds will go CRAZY.   It’s 100% Johny approved. And I found myself eating it straight out of the bowl when I was done! I’ve been on a mission to eat more plant foods – especially raw – and a lot less meat and animal fats.  I’m…(Read More)

Skinny Alfredo Sauce

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A lighter version of the classic Alfredo sauce. You’ll never know its lightened up, it tastes the same as the original! This sauce will definitely be a go-to recipe for me. Serve it with broccoli, tomatoes, chicken, or shrimp – no pasta necessary! *Note: The longer you let the sauce simmer before adding…(Read More)

Cranberry sauce

Cranberry Sauce

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 Here’s another Thanksgiving classic! See my post on Apple-Cranberry Stuffing too! This recipe is great because there’s no added sugar like most cranberry sauce recipes. There is honey in it but you need it to balance the tartness of the cranberries, feel free to start with less and add it in slowly…(Read More)

My nutritionist friend Robyn came to visit from the U.K. and brought us this spice mix that I just can’t get enough of!  We put it on everything- pork chops, chicken, eggs, veggies…..and if I make Jasmine white rice (which is SCD friendly) cooked in leftover broth and season it with…(Read More)

Both beets and onions are in season right now, here’s a great recipe to use both! I recently had a similar salad at Snake River Brewing down in Jackson, WY. It was so delicious I’ve been trying to find a similar recipe. The combination of grapefruit and beets surprisingly go really well together…(Read More)

homemade ketchup

Homemade Ketchup

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Who doesn’t love ketchup?! You did until you read the ingredients on the back, right? I just made my own and I am so excited to share the recipe with you! There are a ton of recipes out there, so I looked around for ideas and created my own based on what I already…(Read More)

Turmeric is related to the ginger plant has been used for thousands of years to treat a variety of health conditions. Its most common use is in curry, but there are so many things you can use turmeric for! It has a great anti inflammatory effect which may help reduce pain from osteoarthritis. It also…(Read More)

sweet potato caramel sauce

You’ll never guess the one ingredient in this delicious sauce….It’s not sugar! I’ll give you a hint- it’s a caramel colored root vegetable loaded with vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium, folate and more. If you guessed sweet potato you’re right! Here’s the recipe, enjoy!     Makes about…(Read More)

Asian Chicken Salad

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This is a GREAT recipe if you have any leftover chicken in the fridge already made. It’s easy to make and tastes great too!!! If you are not familiar with coconut aminos it is essentially sap from a coconut tree and is used as a soy sauce substitute.  This is a great soy-free…(Read More)

Blueberry season is coming! Here’s a recipe to prepare you when it’s in full swing. This jam would be delicious for breakfast on any grain-free breads! It’s a simple recipe with no refined sugars. If you’re not familiar with chia seeds, they’re AMAZING! They’re an easy way to…(Read More)

Taco Seasoning: 1/2 cup chili powder 1/4 cup onion powder 1/8 cup ground cumin 1 tablespoon garlic powder 1 tablespoon paprika 1 tablespoon sea salt Put ingredients into a jar and shake. Dry Onion Soup Mix: 2/3 cup dried, minced onion 3 teaspoons parsley flakes 2 teaspoons onion powder 2 teaspoons…(Read More)

For whatever reason, it seems like this is a recipe we eat in a restaurant but rarely make it at home. I’m here to broaden your horizons. There are only a few ingredients, it doesn’t take long, and if you use local/organic/free range eggs and butter, we can even call it…(Read More)

Why spend $3 to $5 a bottle for salad dressing with who-knows-what-kind-of-ingredients in it?! I have made my own vinaigrette’s for years and you can too! It’s sooo easy! Ingredients – Mix in a glass jar ( I use a pint size canning jar): 1 cup Hemp Oil ¾ cup Vinegar…(Read More)