Mighty Fuel for Mighty Kids – Plum Organics Fruit Pouch Pound Cake Recipe

Fruit Pouch Pound Cake recipe

Let's face it, toddlers are notorious for not wanting to eat the things they should to grow up healthy and strong. Try as we might, they scrunch up their faces and simply refuse to eat the healthy things we put in front of them.I can't really blame them though, even I am not partial to some fruits and vegetables, even though I know exactly why I should be eating them.Plum Organics is a … [Read more...]

Toasted Coconut & Fig Almond Milk Smoothie

Toasted Coconut & Fig Almond Milk Smoothie

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Silk for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.When it comes a healthy breakfast, or any meal for that matter, I always try to maximize the nutritional value in what we eat. Sure, we like a treat now and again, but but when it comes to the things we already eat and drink, I love it when there is the opportunity to have some added benefits.I … [Read more...]

Sassy Sweet Potatoes

Sassy Sweet Potatoes - Paleo, Grain-Free, Gluten-free

I love sweet potatoes! With the right seasonings they can even be made to taste like dessert, which makes it an amazingly versatile vegetable. These Sassy Sweet Potatoes sound like they take one of my favorite veggies and make them even better.To see the recipe, visit: Food Your Body Will Thank You For: Sassy Sweet Potatoes … [Read more...]

Paleo Grilled Asiago Stuffed Pork Chops

Paleo Grilled Asiago Stuffed Pork Chops

Do you even care what's in that?It really tastes as amazing as it looks.Obviously the dairy is controversial with paleo, different people believe different things. We don't have a problem with it so we eat it, buying raw dairy whenever possible. [easyrecipe id="57438" n="0"]  There will not be any leftovers.Trust me.See that yummy cheese oozing out?You might … [Read more...]

Honey & Pecan Pork Cutlets {gluten-free, grain-free}

Honey & Pecan Pork Cutlets - Gluten-Free, Grain -Free & Paleo-Friendly

Sometimes I make something expecting it to fail.And when it doesn't fail I am then left with mediocre photos but a need to still share the recipe because I would be doing you a big disservice if I didn't.Huge disservice.Cause this, my friends, was very good.And extremely easy to make.Well, my husband did the cooking that day, so of course it was easy for me. But in general, I … [Read more...]

Grain-Free Maple Cinnamon Pancakes

Grain-Free Pancakes with maple & cinnamon

When it comes to trying to make traditional comfort food grain-free, we often are left feeling less-than-satisfied. Sure, it's better than complete deprivation, but never have I said I would choose a grain-free version over the original food it was meant to replace.Until now.Until I made these pancakes.In a word - delicious.[easyrecipe id="55534" n="0"]Eat one.Eat the … [Read more...]

Grain-free “Corn Bread”

Grain Free Holiday Sweet Bread #glutenfree #grainfree

I love bread. I really do. But it doesn't like me and frankly I have read enough about the potential damage to our bodies from gluten that I very rarely indulge.But that doesn't mean I don't miss the taste of bread.The texture of it.Slathering a thick, warm slice of it with butter and watching it melt as I take a bite.The emotionally satisfying feeling I get as it fills my … [Read more...]

Deciding on Dinner Meal Planning Grain-Free Edition Dec. 2 – 8

Grain-Free Meal Plan

Wow Thanksgiving came and went FAST. I cleaned for three days straight to prepare for our guests and for my kids birthday party on Saturday. My house has never been cleaner - and I like it!The food was amazing. We ate leftovers twice and I had totally forgotten with last weeks meal plan that we were having a caterer for dinner.We ate those leftovers on Sunday.So I recycled some of last … [Read more...]

Deciding on Dinner Meal Planning Grain-Free Edition Nov. 25 – Dec. 1

Grain-Free Meal Plan

Ok so I changed the name of my meal planning from paleo to grain-free. I don't want the limits and boundaries that paleo had provided me. Plus I do like my Bacon Wrapped Maple Chicken.Last week we had to adapt and overcome - again.So we didn't get to some of the recipes.Which makes planning for this week much easier!MondayLeftoversTuesdayWhite Chicken … [Read more...]

6 Amazing Grain-Free Christmas Cookie Ideas

Grain-Free Christmas Cookies

Leading a grain-free and gluten-free lifestyle may seem challenging but when it comes to dessert you don't have to feel deprived. There are so many amazing recipes for yummy holiday themes treats that are completely grain-free. These recipes aren't sugar-free, but I believe you deserve a treat every once in awhile.Just share with your family - don't eat it all.Not in one sitting … [Read more...]

Sugar Detox Pumpkin Cookies (low carb)

Low Carb Pumpkin Cookie

During my 21 day sugar detox, I am looking for ways to satisfy my sweet cravings without something sweet and I have found that sometimes just eating something in the form of a cookie is emotional satisfaction and does the job.The other day I posted a Sugar Detox Cookie Recipe made with almond butter, today I have one made with one of my most favorite things.Pumpkin!I actually had some … [Read more...]

Bacon Wrapped Chicken and Roasted Veggies w/ Maple Glaze

Bacon Wrapped Chicken & Roasted Veggies w/ Maple Glaze #Paleo #GlutenFree

Bacon.The single best word in the English language.You can make just about anything taste better with bacon. I've seen it in ice cream. I've seen it covered in chocolate. There appears to be no limit to what you can do with bacon.Bacon isn't just for breakfast anymore.In my house we limit the sweeteners we use in everything. Gone is the processed sugar, replaced with natural … [Read more...]

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Brownie Larabars

chocolate-brownie-larabar

I hate the way dates look.Especially when you cut them open to take out the pit.They are just creepy.I could never eat a date whole because of this, but I do love them all blended up in a "Larabar." What's great about dates is that you can naturally sweeten up just about anything and make a yummy treat.See the date in the photo below?Creepy and weird, right?But when you … [Read more...]

Oven Roasted Seasoned Potatoes #glutenfree #nsng

Oven Roasted Seasoned Potatoes #glutenfree #nsng

Around here, sweet potatoes are a staple. I eat them almost every day, and my husband and my son don't mind them every once in awhile. My daughter, however, has not embraced the sweet potato in the same way. In fact, she insists she hates them.Whatever.More for me.White potatoes are one of those things that have gotten a bad rap. They do have nutrients and are certainly a better option … [Read more...]

Rustic Grain-Free Bread #Paleo #GlutenFree

Rustic Grain-Free, Gluten-Free Paleo bread Recipe

Every once in awhile, I kinda miss bread, and rather than wreck my gut by indulging in actual wheat filled bread, I'd rather try and come up with an alternative that helps me get through those days where I want some bread but without affecting my body in a negative way.I have been trying to find a grain-free bread recipe that doesn't taste like coconut and doesn't crumble. I don't expect it to … [Read more...]