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

Recipe: Horseradish Aioli (Paleo, SCD, GAPS) post image

I never thought I would like horseradish, but these days I'm getting interested in adding more spice to my food. Horseradish undoubtedly adds a kick! Horseradish is part of the Brassicaceae family, which includes mustard, cabbage, brussel sprouts, radish, kale, etc. The heat from horseradish… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Asian Meatballs (Paleo, AIP, SCD, GAPS) post image

Once you understand your healing diet, you can convert a conventional recipe to one that is compliant with special diets such Paleo, SCD, GAPS or AIP. For starters, remove all the packaged ingredients containing wheat and soy and put in far fewer ingredients – only… Click to Continue →

Finger Food Roundup

Finger Food Roundup post image

Just in time for the holiday! Quick and easy finger food is an elemental part of entertaining. Of course, we want to make these fun foods with real food ingredients – not from a box or a can that has chemical additives. We want fun… Click to Continue →

Book Review and Recipe: Nourish by Rachael Bryant of Meatified post image

I was so excited to receive my review copy of Nourish in the mail! There are over one 120 Paleo recipes that are also AIP friendly! Wow! This makes it so much easier when you are trying to avoid nuts and eggs! I think this… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Deviled Egg Peeps

Recipe: Deviled Egg Peeps post image

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: 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: Sorrel Greens Soup (Paleo, GAPS, SCD) post image

With the cooler weather coming in I wanted to use up all the greens still growing in my garden. I had planted a small patch of sorrel in the spring and I have gotten several bunches from it. There is was, growing back again and… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Avocado Peach Salsa

Recipe: Avocado Peach Salsa post image

A sweet and spicy salsa adds dimension to any meal. This sweet salsa compliments salmon and other seafood as well as chicken very well. With summer light fare and lots of outdoor eating, this seasonal Avocado Peach Salsa is a treat to look forward to… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Chilled Avocado Cucumber Soup post image

No one in my house wants to drink hot soup in summer. But I want us to get the benefits of drinking my fantastic chicken broth that is loaded with collagen and gelatin. The solution is to make some cold summer soups! This Avocado Cucumber… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Grilled Balsamic Shrimp Kabobs post image

It's summer and grilling season! Here's a fun recipe that the whole family loves! These shrimp kabobs provide a complete meal with protein, fat and carbohydrate all in one package. Get your kids to help in the cutting of the vegetables and even placing them… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Spring Fritata

Recipe: Spring Fritata post image

A fritata is slightly different from an omelette and perhaps a little more trendy. Fritata is from the italian word, fritta, the feminine past participle of the verb "to fry." But it is way more than just fried eggs or even an omelette. This is… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Curried Egg Salad

Recipe: Curried Egg Salad post image

What to do with all those extra Easter eggs? Make egg salad of course. Since you may have many extra eggs you can make a large amount of egg salad. This is a great idea for company and may be used for sandwiches, salads or… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Stuffed Spiced Acorn Squash GF

Recipe: Stuffed Spiced Acorn Squash GF post image

Now is the time to buy plenty of squash -- all kinds. I do not worry about trying to source organic squash. It is too difficult and they are quite expensive. Importantly, they are not on the "dirty dozen" list so I do not feel… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Celeriac Latkes With Onion and Fennel post image

Hanukkah would not be as festive if not for latkes. Also known as, The Festival of Lights, Hanukkah is a celebration of the rededication of the Second Temple. Judah Maccabee and the other Jews who took part in this event, witnessed what they believed to… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Onion Biscuits GF DF

Recipe: Onion Biscuits GF DF post image

Sometimes you just want to have something with dinner that isn't sweet. Something that goes with a bracing stew or steaming soup. These grain-free biscuits are flavorful and dense and taste great slathered with ghee or butter. This time of year I start making a… Click to Continue →