Recipes

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

Recipe: Oven Roasted Asparagus

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This time of year it's easy to source fresh asparagus. Did you know that it is one of the clean 15 indicated by Environmental Working Group (EWG)? It's safe to eat even if it isn't organic. Asparagus is tasty and versatile and so easy to… Click to Continue →

Recipe:  Paleo Plantain Snack Bar (Nut-Free, Egg-Free, Paleo, AIP) post image

I was asked by my local news station to demonstrate a Paleo snack bar. You know how enamored I am with plantains at the moment so I thought I would incorporate some into this recipe. For those of you who cannot tolerate eggs or nuts… Click to Continue →

Spring Soup

I guess I can tentatively say that spring is finally here. I see many of my plants coming back after a long hard winter. Exciting! I was even more excited when I saw that my parsley and chives were already in nice bunches! Perfect for… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Balsamic Roasted Roots

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Its still cool and windy here on the east coast and I am still very much craving savory hearty foods. One of my favorite side dishes to make is composed of a variety of root vegetables. It's easy to prepare and simple to roast in… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Vanilla Plantain Cookies (Grain-free, Paleo, AIP) post image

If you are missing oatmeal cookies you may like this recipe. It has the texture of oatmeal cookies and a nice chewy feel. Add a little frosting and wow! It's a real treat that anyone would love! You can make this with green plantains to… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Vanilla Frosting (Paleo, SCD, GAPS, AIP) post image

I don't use frosting a lot because it is so sweet. But when you need to make a special treat you don't have to use bad fats and refined sugars. You can make a very good frosting with good fats and natural sweeteners. Palm shortening… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Avocado Lemon Salad Dressing (Paleo, SCD, GAPS, AIP) post image

Avocados are so popular these days! It's no wonder. People are learning about the great nutrition and the healthy oils contained in them. Instead of just slicing avocados onto a salad, I thought a dressing would be really creamy and delicious. And it is! Avocado… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Deviled Egg Peeps

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It's that time of the year when you start to see those adorable candy peeps in the stores. They ARE cute but do you really want your kids to eat them? They are full of chemicals – in fact, there is nothing real in them… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Braised Chicken with Mushrooms, Capers and Artichokes post image

Braising is a cooking technique that is typically used on tougher cuts. The method is to sear the outside of the meat to increase flavor and then slow cook it in liquid. The cooking relies on heat, time, and moisture to break down the tough… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Paleo Plantain Taco (Grain-free, Paleo, AIP) post image

Now you must really know I am obsessed with plantains. I am using plantains in so many new recipes! They are a great substitution for eggs and really hold gluten-free products together well. Importantly, plantains also provide resistant starch. This recipe is quickly becoming a… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Chocolate Plantain Macaroons (Egg-free, Paleo) post image

Have you noticed my obsession with plantains lately? I've been adding green plantains to my diet for the resistant starch. The ripe plantains, when they become black, are sweeter and good to use for a dessert or treat. Even though they do not have as… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Crispy Baked Kale Chips (Paleo, AIP, SCD, GAPS) post image

Well I finally joined the 21st century and bought a new TV (it's been over 15 years). To celebrate after setting it up and admiring how modern it looks, I wanted something to crunch on while watching. Since following a grain free diet, I haven't… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Raw Double Chocolate Hazelnut Squares (Paleo, GAPS) post image

What with Valentine's Day around the corner, I thought you might like to try a treat that has totally helathy ingredients. This treat doesn't have any of those nasty additives like high fructose corn syrup and it is not sickeningly sweet. Made with coconut spread… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Chicken Liver Pate (Paleo, AIP Paleo, SCD, GAPS) post image

In addition to being the highest food source of the fat soluble vitamins A, D, E and K2, liver is full of just about every nutrient, including high amounts of vitamins B1, B2, B6, folic acid and importantly vitamin B12. Liver from a clean, pasture… Click to Continue →

Recipe: GF Garlic Plantain Crackers (Paleo, AIP Paleo) post image

In light of all the emerging information about the need for resistant starch as food for the beneficial bacteria, I am starting to incorporate some into my diet. I've spent years (too long) starving out the bad bacteria and now I want to feed my… Click to Continue →

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