I know, I know, kale really can be pretty gross. It is tough, bland when raw and slimy when cooked. For some, it is really difficult to find its appeal. But here is the thing: it is amazing for you AND can be super delicious when made right! So before you give up on kale… Continue reading Redeeming Kale: Salad Made 2 Ways
Ok, so as stated in previous posts, I am not a baker! In my former life I could make an incredible scone, but that was the full extent of my baking expertise. Since going grain free I have dabbled in the art of baking a little more and have found that it can be rather fun!… Continue reading Almond Butter Cookies (Paleo / Full GAPS) + a Cinco De Mayo Twist!
I am at home all day eating foods that have been cooked in stock. To say I am removed from the 8-5 life and the need for desk stable snacks is definitely an understatement. But for my Dream Boat and a number of our friends finding foods that you can keep at your desk for… Continue reading Snacks for your desk, diaper bag, or backpack
There are days that I crave a country style breakfast! I want biscuits and gravy. I want hash browns. I want something hearty that will stick with me for hours. When you are currently grain free, nut free, nightshade free, free of all the things that would make it easy to create this breakfast it becomes… Continue reading “Hashbrowns & Gravy” : A Country Style Breakfast (GAPS / SCD / AIP / Paleo / WAPF)
I have been trying to come up with a quick and easy Easter treat that I can take to church for my kiddos, put in eggs, and have on hand as a quick dessert replacement as needed. You never know what food challenges you will come across on Easter! Gummies are the obvious answer for us,… Continue reading Gummies 2.0
With the arrival of spring our desire for lighter fare increases. We long for fresh and bright flavors! Well, I have the perfect fix for you: Rustic Herby Flat Bread! We have been enjoying this flatbread ever since we went Paleo 7 years ago. It makes a great cracker, base for pizza or salad, side… Continue reading Rustic Flat Bread (GAPS/Paleo/WAPF)
A few weeks ago I put a picture of a wonderful little treat on my Instagram page and I instantly was contacted by a number of people wondering how I made my “Ice Cream”. It is not actually Ice Cream, but Russian Custard and the recipe is so simple it is almost not a recipe at all. But I have to say I am extremely grateful that Dr. Natasha Campbell included this creamy and decadent dessert in her book! I hope you enjoy!
We are all about the day of love over here, but it has never been an especially romantic affair. Valentine’s day is yet another opportunity to show each other, our littles, our family, and friends a little extra love. In our home that usually involves treats! When looking for something we can all enjoy I am… Continue reading Vanilla Bean Marshmallows & Hot Chocolate Round Up
I have a deep love for nachos. They are extremely satisfying to me with their endless variety of toppings and flavors and their great mix of textures. Plus, let’s be real, anything smothered in cheesy goodness is dreamy! Ever since starting GAPS I have been looking for a way to still have the gratifying experience of… Continue reading It’s Party Time: Loaded Fry Bar!
My Little Jedi has always had a blood sugar issue. He needs a lot of good fat and very little natural sugar to keep him at that sweet spot where he is not crashing hard by the end of the day. And can’t you relate? Blood sugar issues are extremely common these days and we… Continue reading Making Fries GAPS style