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Holiday Survival Guide – 10 Simple Practices for Thriving Through the Holidays

2018-12-14T10:08:53+00:00Categories: Blog, Blood Sugar, Diets, Inflammation, Insulin Resistance, Low Carb|

Holiday Survival Guide 10 Simple Practices for Thriving Through the Holidays The holiday season is my family’s favorite time of year. With three young kids, you can bet we have a lot of baking and decorating going on in our house. Over the last fifteen years, I have drastically changed the way I bake, all the [...]

Peppermint Bark (dairy-free, low-carb, refined sugar-free, Paleo, Keto)

2018-12-14T01:14:15+00:00Categories: Dairy-free, Desserts, Egg-free, Gluten-free, Ketogenic Diet, Paleo, Recipe, Special Diets, Vegan|Tags: , , , |

If you are searching for an easy, sugar-free Peppermint Bark recipe, I’ve got you covered! This recipe is the perfect combination of white chocolate and dark chocolate layered together for an unforgettable holiday treat. Everyone loves Peppermint Bark around Christmas. It is a holiday tradition for many families. This year, treat your family and friends to [...]

Beet Kvass (sugar-free, Paleo, Keto, GAPS, vegan)

2018-12-14T01:07:29+00:00Categories: Beverages, Dairy-free, Egg-free, GAPS, Gluten-free, Ketogenic Diet, Paleo, Recipe, Special Diets, Vegan|Tags: , , |

Beet Kvass has quickly become one of my favorite drinks.  Like Kombucha, it is a traditional drink that contains probiotics and enzymes and has tons of great health benefits.  I only recently started making Beet Kvass and realized with its beautiful deep red hue; it is a perfect drink for around the holiday season. What is [...]

Egg-free Eggnog (dairy-free, egg-free, sugar-free, Keto, Paleo, vegan)

2018-12-14T01:02:46+00:00Categories: Beverages, Dairy-free, Egg-free, Ketogenic Diet, Paleo, Recipe, Vegan|Tags: , , |

Eggnog is a must in our house during the holidays. As you may know, most store-bought eggnogs are full of sugar and other additives and have between 10-20 carbs per serving. My homemade Eggnog is sugar-free, dairy-free, and yes, egg-free, making it suitable for vegan, Paleo, and definitely Keto-friendly diets. Eggnog has always been one of [...]

Mocha Roasted Pecans (dairy-free, low-carb, Paleo, Keto, GAPS)

2018-12-14T01:10:16+00:00Categories: Dairy-free, Egg-free, GAPS, Gluten-free, Ketogenic Diet, Paleo, Recipe, Snacks, Special Diets, Vegan|

Finally, a low-carb version of honey roasted pecans, and these have chocolate too! My Mocha Roasted Pecans are made without any refined sweeteners, so you can enjoy. This year you won’t have to skip the season’s roasted nuts tradition. Mocha Roasted Pecans that are a real Keto delight. I have made these with cashews, macadamia nuts, [...]

Enchilada Sauce (sugar-free, Paleo, Keto, GAPS)

2018-11-24T20:08:03+00:00Categories: Condiments Sauces Toppings, Dairy-free, Dinner, Egg-free, Paleo, Recipe|Tags: , , , |

This simple Paleo Enchilada Sauce is a must-have staple for all your Mexican dishes. Full of flavor and healthy fats, dairy-free, no added sugar and so easy to put together - it is perfection. I make my Paleo Enchilada Sauce with bone broth, giving it deep rich flavor, and real health benefits. Bone broth is full of collagen, minerals, and electrolytes. It [...]

Turkey Enchilada Casserole (grain-free, dairy-free, Paleo, Keto-friendly)

2018-11-24T01:57:39+00:00Categories: Dairy-free, Dinner, Ketogenic Diet, Paleo, Recipe|Tags: , , , , |

A quick and easy way to use leftover chicken or turkey, this Paleo Turkey Enchilada Casserole is dairy-free, grain-free, and Keto-friendly. I originally developed this recipe with leftover Thanksgiving turkey. We loved it so much that it is now one of our favorite quick go-to meals. I love a meal I can prep and put together [...]

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 [...]