Recipes

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

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 →

Recipe: Grain Free Chocolate Chip Squash Cupcakes (Paleo, GAPS) post image

This week I made an abundance of winter squash and realized I've never combined it with cacao. What a great way to offer a grain free child a healthy treat! There are some people who shun any attempts to hide vegetables in other foods like… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Sweetened Shoestring Root Vegetables (Paleo, GAPS, SCD, AIP) post image

It's a beautiful, clear, crisp fall day – one of those days that smell of the earth and soil. If you are eating seasonally this is the time for all those wonderful root vegetables! This past Rosh Hashonna – the Jewish celebration of the new… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Raspberry-Lemon Gelatin Gummies

Recipe: Raspberry-Lemon Gelatin Gummies post image

This time of year brings us face to face with tons of toxic candy. When my son was little I asked him to turn his candy in to me and get something better – homemade treats and/or non-food treats. This is a healthy candy for… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Super Tender Grassfed Rump Roast (Paleo, SCD, GAPS, AIP) post image

It takes just one cool day in autumn to make me think about making a savory roast. I sourced a grassfed rump roast on sale that has been sitting in my freezer. Time to make an incredibly tender, melt-in-your mouth roast! The windows are wide… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Spicey Fermented Ginger Carrots post image

As much as I try, I just can't get myself to like sauerkraut. Actually, I hate it. That said, there are other ways to enjoy the benefits of fermented vegetables without using cabbage! This Spicey Ginger Carrots recipe is a prime example. I LOVE the… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Grain Free Blueberry Plantain Breakfast Bars (Paleo, Nut Free) post image

Fresh organic blueberries are out of season now, but you can use frozen organic blueberries for this recipe and that is what I recommend. Frozen organic blueberries are much cheaper than fresh and perfect for baking! I love using plantains in baking, because they provide… Click to Continue →