The Skinny Gut Diet – Chicken Marsala Recipe

Chicken Marsala Recipe - this easy Chicken Marsala is gluten-free, dairy-free and delicious.

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Skinny Gut Diet. All opinions are 100% mine.One of the most common reactions to "diet" food is one of doubt that the food can actually taste any good. Actually, I'm sure it's an excuse many people use as a crutch, not to … [Read more...]

Bacon Cheeseburger Soup

Bacon Cheeseburger Soup Recipe

I know, I had you at bacon, right? I could have said "bacon, head cheese soup" and you wouldn't have even noticed. Bacon is magic. The word and the food. Speaking of head cheese, did you know that it actually is not cheese? Nope, it's pork. Basically made up of … [Read more...]

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 … [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 … [Read more...]

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. Paleo Grilled … [Read more...]

Chocolate Beetroot Cake with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

Chocolate Beetroot Cake with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

This post brought to you by Love Beets. All opinions are 100% mine.The other day I got an interesting package in the mail. It came in a styrofoam package and was perishable. I was giddy when I opened it. Love Beets So I did what I usually do when interesting things show up … [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 … [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 … [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 … [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 … [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 … [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 … [Read more...]

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Brownie Larabars


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 … [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 … [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 … [Read more...]

Homemade Granola Bars Recipe – chocolate & peanut butter

homemade peanut butter granola bar

Around here, grab-n-go foods are important. They provide us with options when we are out and about - because they feed our hunger and keep us from stopping for fast food. Grab-n-go foods are also important when we get up late and don't want to skip breakfast, and (often more … [Read more...]

Chocolate Peanut Butter No Bake Christmas Cookies

homemade larabars

These delicious cookies are no bake and are sweetened with dates. There is no sugar added to these yet they taste sweet! They can be gluten-free very easily, and even nut-free with a bit of creativity using granola or seeds. You can use whatever ingredients you want to create a … [Read more...]

Eggnog Peppermint Cheesecake Recipe

eggnog cheesecake

Cheesecake is one of those desserts that I really never understood. Is it cheese or is it cake and why would anyone want to combine the two anyway? I never liked it. But as I got older, my taste buds changed and I noticed that I developed more of an appreciation for … [Read more...]

Easy Breakfast Burrito “Cups” with gluten-free option

breakfast burrito cups

Every once in awhile I try something different for breakfast. I had seen people making these muffin tin "cups" with bread and eggs and such and they looked really good. Well I had 2 issues the other day. First, I was out of bread. Second, I try to be gluten-free as much as … [Read more...]

Easy Gluten-Free Brownie Recipe

peanut butter brownie recipe

As I experiment with gluten-free baking, I know one thing for sure...I do not want to use additives like xanthan gum in order to create a yummy treat. So I play. And sometimes it comes out not half bad. This time I took a clean brownie recipe and made it gluten-free and … [Read more...]