Recipes

Recipes appropriate for Real Food, Ancestral, Grain-Free, Weston Price, SCD, GAPS, Paleo, Primal and diets

Recipe: Grain Free Spring Fruit Tart (SCD, GAPS, Paleo) post image

Whether you celebrate Easter or Passover, you are sure to love this simple Spring Fruit Tart that is shaped like an egg! Perfect for guests and fun for the kids! I saw a beautiful photo of this recipe for a tart made with wheat flour… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Gut Healthy Butternut Squash Protein Cookies (Paleo, SCD, GAPS) post image

I usually have an abundance of winter squash already cooked in my refrigerator. Sometimes I have so much I have to come up with a way to use it up. Here is a fantastic cookie that is totally healthy! I love using collagen peptides (from… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Paleo Blueberry-Lemon Tart (SCD, GAPS) post image

In the middle of this icy cold winter, I had a sudden craving for something fresh and springlike. What could it be? Blueberries! It's hard to source organic blueberries in the middle of the winter so I used the frozen organic blueberries that I get… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Beet Greens – A Super Food

Recipe: Beet Greens – A Super Food post image

I love beets, but I used to throw the beet greens away or simply buy loose beets. Sometimes the greens can taste bitter – I have a solution for that! I didn't like messing with the greens which sometimes were limp and wet – not… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Mango Coconut Protein Bar (Paleo, SCD, GAPS, AIP) post image

This tropical protein bar has very simple ingredients like coconut, mango and collagen peptides – and is nut-free – hard to find in most store-bought snack bars! What I love about collagen peptides (from grassfed cows), is that you can mix it into almost anything… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Cassava Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies (Paleo) post image

Some of the best things in life are simple. Here is a simple, cassava flour chocolate chip cookie that can satisfy any cookie lover (like myself). Now that we have moved into a more Paleo diet, I have added the use of cassava flour. I… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Pumpkin Tart with Maple Cinnamon Crust (Paleo, SCD, GAPS) post image

You can make any pumpkin dish with butternut squash, add the appropriate spices and voila! You have pumpkin! I actually prefer to use butternut squash, kaboucha squash or a combination of the two, because I find pumpkin to be rather watery. The custard-like filling in… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Tender Grassfed Brisket in the Oven (Paleo, SCD, GAPS, AIP) post image

Apparently brisket has many different cuts and grades. You would have to be a "brisket connoisseur" to know it all. I'd like to consider myself that, but I'm not – I'm satisfied with a grassfed and grass finished brisket from my biodynamic farmer or some… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Instant Pot Chicken Feet Broth (Paleo, SCD, GAPS, AIP) post image

I went to make some Ginger Squash Soup because I had an abundance of cooked squash, but I realized I did not have any chicken broth left... Instant Pot to the rescue! I usually brew chicken broth overnight in the crock pot after I make… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Grain Free Paleo Ginger Snap Cookies (SCD, GAPS options) post image

Ginger is a nice warming herb that can pack a nice punch to entrees, soups and even baked goods! When you have to avoid nightshade spices, ginger is a welcome alternative! Ginger, also known as Zingiber officinale, is commonly used in cooking and condiments. The… Click to Continue →

Book Reviews: Paleo AIP Instant Pot Cookbook and Best of AIP 2016 post image

I finally purchased an Instant Pot and I'm so glad I did it! It has a small learning curve (as any new appliance) that put me off for a while, but there is a new cookbook recently published that takes care of any learning curve… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Ginger Winter Squash Soup (Paleo, AIP, SCD, GAPS) post image

I'm loving the fact that it has gotten much easier and cheaper to source organic winter squash. Winter squash is number 22 (continuing after the dirty dozen) from EWG, therefore I try to buy as much organic squash as I can if it is reasonable… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Cranberry Apple Gelatin Gummies

Recipe: Cranberry Apple Gelatin Gummies post image

My favorite seasonal foods have to be apples and cranberries. I thought I would combine the two for a gut healthy treat for the kids. Gummies are full of gut nourishing collagen and gelatin and are a great way to get these nutrients into your… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Maple Cinnamon Plantain Cookies (Paleo, AIP) post image

Maple and cinnamon are the seasonal favorites this time of year and I just can't seem to get enough! This recipe makes an amazing cookie that is tasty and crunchy! Having used honey for so many years, I just got used to cookies that are… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Pulled Crock Pot Short Ribs with Butternut Gravy (SCD, GAPS, Paleo, AIP) post image

When the cool weather rolls in I get in the mood for a hearty savory meal like shortribs. I do believe that I have perfected a starch-free, tomato-free gravy that is so delicious you will want to use it for every meal. Nightshades can be… Click to Continue →