Homemade Yerba Mate Kombucha

There are many claims about the benefits of drinking kombucha tea.  From supporting liver detoxification to pancreas function, improved energy, digestive support, improved mood, supporting positive gut balance, aiding in nutrient assimilation and even metabolic support;  kombucha is touted as the ‘miracle drink’ in many corners of the world.  So as someone who has spent […]

Pan Roasted Peaches

  Maybe you’re avoiding potatoes.  Maybe you’re a peach fanatic.  Or maybe you’re just looking for something a little different to go with dinner tonight.  Whatever it is, you’ll love these pan roasted peaches!  Perfectly paired with your favorite roast, steak or chicken dinner, these sweet with just a little savory peaches are an easy […]

Paleo Citrus and Fruit Muffins For March Muffin Madness

A few years ago, my friend Shirley from gfe-gluten free easily, began a series called March Muffin Madness.  Just as I was honored to be able to participate in this event during its inception, I am thrilled to be a part of it again today!    Just as it is with most things, March Muffin […]

The Best Gluten-Free Bread Ever! (Done 2 Ways!)

We are almost an the entire way through Celiac Awareness Month and I have failed to post a single recipe. Like many of you, this time of the year for my family of 7 is filled with sports events, end of the year concerts, talent shows, birthdays, holidays and more… It is just a wee […]

Vanilla with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting Mustache Cake (dairy-free, gluten-free, paleo)

More often than not, when your birthday falls close to a holiday, any holiday, chances are that your party theme will fall in line with that holiday. My October baby often has some sort of Halloween or ghoulish aspect to her party (and her treats). My Thanksgiving baby (as in, she was born on Thanksgiving […]

Banana Pecan Bread

What do you do when the high for the day is a whopping 22 degrees, the roads are covered in ice and you have been told by the local authorities to just stay home? Why you bake, of course! As we were getting moving this morning, my husband saw me grabbing the three very ripe […]

Simple Frittata (mix and match!)

As we prepare for our New Year, New You, Naturally cleanse, I am doing my best to get back in the habit of making high-protein, vegetable rich breakfasts. I find that my week flows a lot easier when I plan ahead, and I stick to my plan much more effectively when I make one or […]

Healthy Lunchbox 2014: Bloggiversary and Caramel Apple Cupcakes

I can scarcely believe it has been four years since I first began this blogging journey. And while my journey here has had a few ups and downs, so many of you have stuck by me no matter what. For that, I owe you more than you know. Thank you just isn’t enough. As it […]

Healthy Lunchbox 2014: Janet from The Taste Space

Last year, Janet from The Taste Space shared with us a luscious Salad in a Jar. Her Topaz Dragon Ginger Dressing is one of my all-time favorite salad dressing solutions. As an opening recipe to this year’s Healthy Lunchbox series, this Quinoa Protein Bowl is an excellent choice for those who is meat-free or simply enjoys an […]

Carrot Cake Blondie’s with Cinnamon Coconut Butter Frosting (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Nut-Free, Paleo, ACD Friendly)

Sometimes in life we just need a brownie. Sometimes we really want a nice, fluffy piece of cake. Other times, we want something that meets both of these desires but in a way that won’t completely throw our eating plan off track. These Carrot Cake Blondie’s with Cinnamon Coconut Butter Frosting are the perfect fit […]