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Pantry Ingredients Video {sneak peek new Whole Foods}

In Breakfast, Lunch/Dinner, Paleo/Grain Free, Raw, Travel Tales, Vegan, Videos On February 25, 2015 1 Comment

This week’s blog post is a double delight!  Upon request by many of you, I did a video {below} breaking down the ingredients you should stock up on in… Read More »

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Survivor Kid’s Party {outwit * outplay * outlast}

In Sweets, Travel Tales On February 19, 2015 2 Comments

You may not believe it but Tom and I love this particular reality show that has been on television for almost 15 years!  There’s something about Survivor on… Read More »

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Creamy Frosting {paleo, refined sugar, dairy & gluten free}

In Dairy Free, Egg Free, Paleo/Grain Free, Raw, Sweets, Vegan On February 12, 2015 0 Comments

I wanted to give this frosting it’s very own post because yes, it is that good. If I don’t say so myself!  Let me just toot my own… Read More »

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Peppermint Fudge {paleo, nut, refined sugar, dairy & gluten free}

In Dairy Free, Egg Free, Nut Free, Paleo/Grain Free, Uncategorized On February 5, 2015 0 Comments

  My props for today’s post reminded me of the innocent games of childish nature that we chanted.  “He loves me, he loves me not, he loves me, he loves me… Read More »

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Coconut Layer Cake with Chocolate Ganache Center {paleo, dairy, refined sugar & gluten free}

In Breakfast, Dairy Free, Paleo/Grain Free On January 29, 2015 10 Comments

  Birthdays and cake are comrades and go hand and hand in my {cook} book!  So as I turn 45 {gag, eek, yikes, grimacing in dismay at that… Read More »

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Orange Cream Smoothie {paleo, dairy, refined sugar and gluten free}

In Breakfast, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Lunch/Dinner, Nut Free, Paleo/Grain Free, Raw, Sweets, Vegan On January 22, 2015 0 Comments

With all of the New Year’s hopes to eat healthier, here is one yummy smoothie to add to your repertoire that will help you reach your goals!  It is healthy for… Read More »

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World’s Most Healing Soup

In Breakfast, Candida, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Lunch/Dinner, Nut Free, Paleo/Grain Free On January 17, 2015 6 Comments

I will forever cringe at the mention of the Flu and back away cautiously as to not disturb those atrocious pathogens; wherever they lay while destroying health!  I… Read More »

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Chocolate Orange Cheesecake Bites {paleo, refined sugar, dairy & gluten free}

In Breakfast, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Paleo/Grain Free, Raw, Sweets, Vegan On January 2, 2015 0 Comments

Using chocolate and orange together doesn’t seem revolutionary but man did this recipe WOW my guests! The flavors of this dessert were extraordinary. So are the health benefits; like most of… Read More »

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Some Holiday Favorites {paleo, vegan, refined sugar & gluten free}

In Sweets On December 22, 2014 2 Comments

  I wanted to share with you a few of my personal favorite desserts and these happen to be the high traffic recipes visited on my site too!  You can get… Read More »

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Ginger Spice Muffins {paleo, low carb, refined sugar & gluten free}

In Breakfast, Dairy Free, Paleo/Grain Free, Sweets On December 17, 2014 0 Comments

    I was at an event where sweet, sugary things were at my fingertips. I mostly behaved until I watched my friend bite into the prettiest little… Read More »

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Eggplant Lasagna {paleo & gluten free}

In Egg Free, Lunch/Dinner, Nut Free, Paleo/Grain Free On December 10, 2014 0 Comments

This is the most wonderful time of the year……BUT {and that is a BIG but} it can also feel like the most stressful time too.  I must admit, I… Read More »

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Chewy Ginger Spice Cookies {paleo, dairy, egg, gluten free}

In Dairy Free, Egg Free, Nut Free, Paleo/Grain Free, Sweets, Vegan On December 2, 2014 4 Comments

  Hear Ye Hear Ye…… I have a delicious and simple cookie recipe for you and some SUPER exciting news!! This cookie uses half the sugar of other recipes,… Read More »

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Pumpkin Pie Smoothie {paleo, dairy, gluten free}

In Breakfast, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Lunch/Dinner, Nut Free, Paleo/Grain Free, Raw, Sweets, Vegan On November 25, 2014 2 Comments

As the big culinary event approaches, one often finds themselves pondering what they are thankful for.  Personally, the word grateful runs deep through my veins and is my… Read More »

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Butternut Goat Cheese & Pesto Bites {paleo, gluten free, dairy free option}

In Breakfast, Candida, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Nut Free, Paleo/Grain Free, Vegan On November 19, 2014 0 Comments

Oh my goodness! I forgot how sweet, creamy, and satisfying the butternut squash is! Talk about a win-win; it gets even sweeter in the nutritional department too but I… Read More »

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Paleo Pumpkin Muffins {dairy, refined sugar & gluten free}

In Breakfast, Dairy Free, Lunch/Dinner, Paleo/Grain Free On November 11, 2014 7 Comments

    Many of you have been asking if I had a recipe for pumpkin bread or muffins and over the years I have played around with different… Read More »

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Mom’s Sweet Potato Mash {refined sugar,dairy & gluten free}

In Dairy Free, Egg Free, Lunch/Dinner, Nut Free, Vegan On November 4, 2014 2 Comments

I adore both the sweet potato and my mother, but this makeover of momma’s sweet potato casserole has been long overdue. It slowly morphed into a healthy version… Read More »

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Spooky Halloween Fun & Yum {bonus: how to raise a healthy eater}

In Paleo/Grain Free, Sweets On October 27, 2014 0 Comments

I love Halloween and all of the fun it brings!  When we bought our first home over 10 years ago we gutted it out and had a huge project on… Read More »

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Mini Sweet Potato & Parsnip Meatloaf {paleo, dairy, egg, gluten free}

In Candida, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Lunch/Dinner, Nut Free, Paleo/Grain Free On October 21, 2014 0 Comments

Are these not the cutest things ever?!  I am one of those who likes the presentation to look as good as the food tastes!  I have seen these pretty… Read More »

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Cheesy Corn Bread Chicken Pie {egg & gluten free}

In Candida, Egg Free, Lunch/Dinner, Nut Free On October 16, 2014 2 Comments

I just love it when dinner is one dish and uses simple ingredients that make a wholesome meal without much fuss! Tis the season; we all are so busy and… Read More »

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Maple Walnut Plantain Cakes {paleo, dairy, egg & gluten free

In Breakfast, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Lunch/Dinner, Paleo/Grain Free, Vegan On October 7, 2014 2 Comments

Do you get tired of the same egg or smoothie for breakfast? Well, I do and sometimes I just don’t know what to eat like many of you.  We all… Read More »

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Cinnamon Pop Tart (vegan, dairy, grain, gluten free}

In Breakfast, Candida, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Lunch/Dinner, Paleo/Grain Free, Sweets, Vegan On October 1, 2014 4 Comments

    Yes you read right…pop tarts it is!  I often think about the childhood foods I loved as a little one and have been wanting to create these… Read More »

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Pignoli Cookies {paleo,dairy, grain, gluten free}

In Dairy Free, Paleo/Grain Free, Sweets, Uncategorized, Videos On September 25, 2014 3 Comments

My brain often likes to daydream about food {are you with me} and the other day it was consumed with those Italian beauties called pignoli cookies!!!  If you have… Read More »

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Roasted Chicken with Tangy Champagne Dressing {paleo, dairy, vinegar & gluten free}

In Dairy Free, Egg Free, Lunch/Dinner, Nut Free, Paleo/Grain Free, Vegan On September 18, 2014 0 Comments

You know how some people get excited about roller coasters, vacations, or winning the lotto? I get the same thrill when I am asked to makeover a favorite… Read More »

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Rosemary Lemon Shrimp with Creamy Red Pepper Sauce {paleo, gluten & dairy free}

In Candida, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Lunch/Dinner, Paleo/Grain Free On September 10, 2014 10 Comments

I have said it before and I will say it again, Shrimp doesn’t get nearly the amount of attention or gratitude that they deserve {wild caught shrimp that… Read More »

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Anytime Bars {paleo, raw, vegan, dairy & gluten free}

In Breakfast, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Paleo/Grain Free, Raw, Sweets, Vegan On September 5, 2014 4 Comments

I just love when a recipe has only a handful of ingredients that are packed with nutrients and taste great too!! One of the most common questions we get from… Read More »