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Starch: To Eat or Not To Eat? And What The Heck Is Resistant Starch?

2018-11-17T15:52:45+00:00Categories: Blog, Blood Sugar, Diets, Inflammation, Insulin Resistance, Low Carb|

We’ve all heard the astonishing statistics: more than two-thirds of American adults are overweight, with more than one-third considered to be clinically obese. But how did we get here? Well, ironically, the fast increase in obesity rates is linked to efforts by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to supposedly make Americans healthier. Since [...]

No-Bake Pumpkin Pie (grain-free, egg-free, sugar-free, Paleo, GAPS)

2018-11-15T15:29:03+00:00Categories: Dairy-free, Desserts, Egg-free, GAPS, Gluten-free, Paleo, Recipe, Special Diets, Vegan|Tags: , , , |

Rich and amazingly creamy No-Bake Pumpkin Pie. This quick and easy Paleo Pumpkin Pie is perfectly spiced and flavorful plus, it's egg-free, sugar-free, and free of starch, making it the perfect addition to complete your holiday meal. I set out to make the perfect vegan pumpkin pie and realized I wanted more. I really wanted an [...]

Apple Crisp (grain-free, sugar-free, Paleo, GAPS, vegan)

2018-11-17T17:46:43+00:00Categories: Desserts, Egg-free, GAPS, Gluten-free, Paleo, Recipe, Special Diets, Vegan|Tags: , |

What is Autumn without Apple Crisp? I’ve created the perfect grain-free Paleo Apple Crisp using no extra sugar and of course, nothing refined. Crisps, being loaded with fruit are not considered a Keto friendly dessert, nor are they low carb, but my version of Apple Crisp is about as healthy as you can get. If you [...]

Pumpkin Fries (grain-free, Paleo, GAPS, vegan)

2018-11-16T01:00:48+00:00Categories: Dairy-free, Egg-free, GAPS, Gluten-free, Paleo, Recipe, Side Dish, Snacks, Special Diets, Vegan|Tags: , , , |

I have yet another way to enjoy all the pumpkin and squash we are surrounded by this time of year. Pumpkin Fries! Yes fries, you really get to have fries again. These tasty fries are roasted in your oven, in a healthy fat, like coconut or avocado oil. Flavored with fresh rosemary and garlic, these Pumpkin [...]

Parsnip Mash with Roasted Pears

2018-11-15T17:19:28+00:00Categories: Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Paleo, Recipe, Side Dish, Vegan|Tags: |

Mashed potatoes are a holiday staple, but they are high in starch, hard to digest and offer very little nutritional value. My Parsnip Mash with Roasted Pears offers a delicious rich alternative, lower in starch and easier to digest. The pears add a smooth subtle sweetness. These Parsnips with Pears will literally melt in your mouth. I [...]

Paleo Gravy (starch-free, GAPS, Paleo, Keto)

2018-11-15T17:33:58+00:00Categories: Condiments Sauces Toppings, Dairy-free, Egg-free, GAPS, Gluten-free, Ketogenic Diet, Paleo, Recipe|

This is an amazing grain-free, GAPS-friendly, starch-free Paleo Gravy that will become your go-to gravy recipe for life.  It is easy to make, requires no thickener and turns out perfect every time. Almost every gravy recipe out there includes some form of starch for thickening.  Whether it’s the typical cornstarch or wheat flour, or a little [...]

Halloween Macaroons (dairy-free, grain-free sugar-free Keto, Paleo, GAPS + egg-free option)

2018-11-17T17:50:42+00:00Categories: Dairy-free, Desserts, Egg-free, GAPS, Gluten-free, Ketogenic Diet, Paleo, Recipe, Snacks|Tags: , , , , |

Perfect for Halloween, my orange-colored Macaroons, with only 6 ingredients, are so easy and fast to make. They are incredibly tender and moist on the inside, and crispy, crunchy on the outside. I’ve made them sugar-free, grain-free, Paleo and Keto-friendly, like all my other creations, so you can enjoy them guilt free. The rich coconut milk [...]

Pumpkin Bread (grain-free, sugar-free, low carb, Paleo, Keto, vegan, + GAPS option)

2018-10-28T12:31:21+00:00Categories: Bread, Breakfast, Dairy-free, Egg-free, GAPS, Gluten-free, Ketogenic Diet, Paleo, Recipe, Snacks, Special Diets, Vegan|Tags: , , , , |

It’s pumpkin season and I’m taking advantage of it. By now you know that I love baking bread, and that all of my breads are grain-free, low carb, sugar-free. And that many, like this one, are also egg-free and vegan. My Pumpkin Bread can be made for GAPS and the Ketogenic Diet. It is made with [...]

Ultimate Guide to Sweeteners for Paleo and Ketogenic Diets

2018-10-28T13:53:35+00:00Categories: Blog, Blood Sugar, Diets, Inflammation, Insulin Resistance, Low Carb|

Ultimate Guide to Sweeteners for Paleo and Ketogenic Diets Choosing which sweetener to use can be a daunting task especially when the mainstream media disguises refined and processed sugars as natural, raw, low caloric, or organic. An organic sugar, while pesticide free, has no less of an impact on your blood sugar, carbohydrate load, or [...]