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10 Grown-Up Ways to Enjoy Pumpkins & Nourish Your Body

Pumpkins aren’t just for October. They remind me of Fall and all that we should be thankful for. There are so many heirloom pumpkins now that the iconic, perfectly shaped pumpkin is so ordinary. All these varieties and shapes of pumpkins remind me of people and how different we are, not only our outward appearance, […]

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Gluten-free, Dairy-free

Perfect Summer Dessert: Raw Caramel Slices

Are you looking for an amazing, gluten-free, dairy-free, grain-free, Raw dessert for that special occasion this summer? This is it! Someone shared this Paleo recipe with me a while back on Facebook and I just made it a week and a half ago. It’s from the Raw Food Institute in Australia and I modified it […]

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Natural truffles with cocoa and coconut

Chocolate Truffles & Paleo Protein Bars

Whole foods can be luxurious treats to savor. The possibilities for living natural are endless when you discover all the options with whole food ingredients. Chocolate is a super food as long as it’s in it’s raw state or minimally processed. Nuts and seeds are some of the most nutritious foods on the planet, filled […]

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Celebrate Easter With Paleo Resurrection Cookies

I originally published this Paleo-friendly recipe February 2011. In our home it’s a traditional way to celebrate Easter. Regardless of what your faith is, this is fairly healthy recipe to make – but the kiddos don’t have to know!  It’s full of protein and just a little sweet to satisfy.  I see many parallels between […]

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Paleo Almond Flour Crackers, Simple & Quick

Once again, I have to thank KC Thorson of  KC’s Kafe   for sharing another delicious recipe when we got together for lunch the other day.   KC has written several cookbooks, I’d highly recommend them for anyone venturing into gluten-free cooking.   A diet full of gluten can make you feel “Foggy” When I first […]

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Paleo Almond Flour Muffins

The past year and a half I’ve been experimenting with recipes that are gluten-free. My initial attempts were with rice, tapioca and potato flours, all of which I know are high in carbohydrates, in addition to concerns about arsenic in our rice supply (even organic). Paleo diets eliminate all grains.  Now, don’t worry, I’m not […]

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Pure Companies That Care: GoBites, Healthy Snacks for On The Go

Vote with your dollar There are some great up and coming companies as well as some established businesses committed to providing you with the resources you need to stay healthy, live organically and preserve our natural resources. More local stores are beginning to carry healthy products because there is a demand.  We can improve the options […]

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GF-Cranberry & Orange Scones

  Enjoy the taste and texture of classic scones without the wheat flour.  I have to admit I have not been baking as much as I used to since I’ve been adjusting to a gluten-free diet.  It’s been an adjustment, and slowly I’m adding recipes like this to our family favorites.  You can adjust the […]

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Gluten-Free Tabouli

Tabouli goes gluten-free when you use quinoa in place of the wheat grains. One of my favorite vegetarian dishes, traditional tabouli, is made with bulgur wheat.  Since becoming gluten-free I’ve made this version with quinoa (a gluten-free grain) which has a texture similar to  bulgur.  Quinoa also has more protein than any other grain!   […]

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Paleo No-Bake Pumpkin Seed Caramel Bars

When we travel, I make sure to pack healthy snacks for the road so we are less likely to dine and snack on roadside fast food. Nuts and seeds are great energy food and portable. I made these easy, nutrient packed bars while on vacation. I brought all the ingredients and assembled them in less […]

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