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Grain Free Cherry Tomato Salad


Cherry tomatoes!  Cherry tomatoes…everywhere! I began gardening just three years ago, and one of the first things I planted was a cherry tomato.  I didn’t realize just how much I would fall in love with these sweet babies, and how prolific just one plant can be! (Garden tip:  They also […]

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Grain Free Spaghetti Pie Recipe


Ohhhh the delicious-ness! So many people tell me how they miss pasta on their gluten free or Paleo lifestyle.  In my early days of transitioning foods, I would have never thought it possible to enjoy any substitute!  Thankfully, with time and a lot of kitchen experiments, I’ve been able to re-create […]

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Monday Motivation


Did you know? Good health includes reducing stress and thinking positively about all aspects of your life. Tip: Think of some reasons to be grateful for your job, school, or schedule, and say them out loud while on your way there! What do you do to focus on the positive? […]

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Simple Steps to a New You!


Ahhhhh, a new year is upon us!  The perfect time to reset, refresh, and set goals.   Many people use the change to a new year to focus their attention on improving life in some way.  Setting resolutions to make changes toward good health or losing weight is one of […]

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Not so cheery about gluten-free Cheerios


In the food blogger world, the trending term Cheerios Recall exploded practically overnight when General Mills announced they were recalling 1.8 million boxes of their new gluten free Cheerios cereal. I had erroneously made the assumption (and I’m guessing you’ve heard the adage about what happens when one assumes?) that this […]

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Paleo Pumpkin Spice Latte


Pumpkin…pumpkin everywhere! It’s that time of year – leaves blowing around, hoodies abound, and Starbucks brings out the pumpkin spice latte.   Only the latter leaves me with the coldest chill. Why? Because of the ingredients that can…and do… negatively affect our health!   Unfortunately, Starbucks now excludes the ingredients from […]

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Refreshing Healthy Beverage Recipe


Summertime fun is often accompanied by coolers full of soda, 2-liters of lemonade, root beer floats and sweet tea. When removing gluten, grains, and soy from your diet, it doesn’t take long to realize that the majority of those types of beverages generally need to be eliminated (and yes, that includes diet sodas, […]

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Health Care Choices: My visit with a Naturopathic Doctor


A Frustrating Journey During my journey to wellness (read my whole story here), I was overwhelmed with how many doctors could not help me solve what was happening with my body (high cholesterol, extreme weight gain, signs of diabetes and even heart disease). Constantly feeling ill, scared, and quite frankly, […]

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You’re Invited!


It’s fair season!  Hot dogs, hamburgers, brats, and ohhh those funnel cakes… But wait.  No. Not me…I can’t have any of that!  In fact, I don’t WANT to have any of that!  “Don’t worry about me!  I’ll just go grab something to eat at…um…well.  Okay, I’ll pack some snacks.” Does […]

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Grain Free Cauliflower Pizza Crust Recipe


I’ve often been asked about making a pizza crust with cauliflower.  Yes, I’ve tried it, I answer (without excitement).  Yes, it works, I say (unenthusiastic-ally).   So, when my buddy Richard at Flying J Farm (an amazing farm committed to non-GMO, organic farming, sustainability, and feeding their cattle grass only [side […]

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