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Paleo Meatball Stroganoff

Paleo Meatball Stroganoff

Here you’ll find a Paleo adaptation from a recipe in The Warm Kitchen. I’ve been experimenting with Paleo a lot more  lately and I find that it’s a way of eating that really resonates with me. You can expect to hear more about my adventures with Paleo in an upcoming blog post, but in the […]

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paleo banana bread

Best Paleo Banana Bread

I do a lot of experimenting in the kitchen. Some times things just don’t work. You don’t hear too much about those. And some times I hit it out of the park. Well, this is the case with this recipe. I found the right balance of sweet, moistness, and banana flavor with no grains, gluten, or […]

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Paleo vegetable lasagna

Eggplant zucchini bolognese paleo lasagna

If anyone knows me, they know that when I’m in the kitchen, sometimes I just make stuff up. Take tonight for example. I am currently following the 21 Day Sugar Detox* (21DSD) from Diane Sanfilippo. She has a recipe in the 21DSD cookbook* for a veggie lasagne. I would say that was my inspiration for this […]

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gluten-free gingerbread

Gluten-Free Gingerbread Cookie Recipe (Dairy-Free, too!)

Generally when I see pictures of gingerbread cookies, I know they are off limits. So, along with recipes for many of my other favorite holiday cookies, I have one for a gluten-free gingerbread. These are really easy to make and can be made dairy-free and vegan. If you can tolerate dairy, simply use a stick […]

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Pie slice

The Best Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Pumpkin Pie recipe and Bob’s Gluten-Free Pie Crust review

If you have had any trouble making a dairy-free crust, I’m here to help. The explanations  below are lengthy but I explain what to do and not do when making a gluten-free AND dairy-free pie crust. You can skip straight to my gluten-free, dairy-free pumpkin pie recipe but the details are below. This might sound […]

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Mashed cauliflower

Mashed Cauliflower and 52 New Foods book review

When Jennifer Tyler Lee asked me to be a part of the blogger challenge for her new book, The 52 New Foods Challenge, I was excited to help. Jennifer and I met a few years ago, realizing we had a similar passion when it comes to feeding our families healthy foods. She is also the […]

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"Spanish Style" Ancient Harvest Gluten-Free Grains

Ancient Harvest Review

Once dietary staples of the various civilizations described in our children’s history books, ancient grains are making a comeback. And the good news is they’re not only packed with valuable nutrition, six out of nine of them are naturally gluten free. Ancient Harvest recently sent me a few samples. The “Spanish Style” blend of Quinoa, […]

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GF Chicken Cordon Bleu

Gluten-Free Chicken Cordon Bleu

If you are looking for a family-friendly dish that can also be transformed to an elegant dinner party, this gluten-free chicken cordon bleu is the one. If your children don’t like the idea of mustard, leave the Dijon cream sauce off and you have something which can make everyone happy. If your kids don’t like the […]

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Lunch is ready to go!

Top 10 Tips for Packing School Lunches

Coming up with creative (and healthful) lunches for your little ones to take to school with them can be a challenge. Throw in a food intolerance or two and you can be left feeling doubly defeated. Trust me, I’ve been there.  In my house, my 10-year-old son and 8-year-old daughter are on a gluten and dairy-free […]

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Shortening being weighed

How Much Does Shortening Weigh?

Did you know that a half cup of shortening does not weigh the same as a half cup of butter? I didn’t!  Since going dairy-free, I tend to rely on shortening more and more for baking. Measuring it in a measuring cup can be messy as the cup gets very greasy and I worry that […]

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