Healthy Lunchbox 2014: Sandi from Sandi’s Allergy Free Recipes

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Like many of us who have been diagnosed with celiac disease or even food allergies, Sandi from Sandi’s Allergy Free Recipes spent much of her life battling symptoms but never really understood what those symptoms meant until  she became very, very ill.  Today, Sandi shares one of her favorite grab-and-go desserts. Easy to make and many suggestions […]

Healthy Lunchbox 2014: Aubree Cherie from Living Free

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Aubree Cherie’s Living Free of Gluten, Dairy & Refined Sugar  is a site focused on everything from frugal living to motherhood, gardening to crafts and Christian living to cooking.  In other words, Aubree’s site is a site after my own heart!  Today Aubree brings us one of my all-time favorite things…a salad in a jar! These […]

Healthy Lunchbox 2014: Phoebe from Feed me Phoebe

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Phoebe from Feed me Phoebe and I have had the opportunity to work together in varying capacities from blogging with the Food Network to her fantastic Israeli Chickpea Salad shared in the 2012 Healthy Lunchbox series. From cooking classes to being able to hire Phoebe as your own personal chef, should you ever have the chance…this is a […]

Salted Chili Lime Watermelon Popsicles

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Having spent a vast majority of my life split between Southern California and Texas, there is no doubt that my food is heavily influenced by the Mexican culture. When I was pregnant with my oldest biological son, I craved Mexican candy and chili spiced fruits most. These popsicles are a healthy throw back to those […]

Cilantro and Lime Ranch Vegetable Dip (Dairy-free, Paleo, Vegan alternatives noted)

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This dip is a twist on my Easy Vegan Ranch Dressing. A little less coconut cream and a few drops of essential oil make a world of difference in flavor and texture. This mix goes together quickly and has fast become our favorite dipping sauce for veggies, topping for taco salads and more. To keep […]

doTERRA OnGuard Fruit Dip (Vegan, Paleo, Refined Sugar-Free)

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Just a few days ago, I revealed why dōTERRA is my oil of choice. With this, I promised to share some of my favorite oils and different ways that we use them.   Given that dōTERRA is offering a special where, until June 30, 2014, you can receive a free 15ml bottle of Breathe and […]

Sugar-Free Avocado Fudgesicles

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I believe the best way to sabotage something like an elimination diet, especially one that you must be on for health reasons, is to forbid yourself the ability to enjoy a treat every now and then. Especially when you are 9. The process of eliminating Candida has not only brought my daughter and I to a […]

Coconut Butter Cacao Nib Bars (Candida-Fighting, Paleo, Vegan, Sugar-Free, Whole30, ACD, GFCF and more!)

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When I started this website, I set out to show the world that no matter how challenging the food restriction, there is a way to still enjoy what you have to eat. Heck, I don’t want you to enjoy your food; I want you to love your food! My second youngest daughter, at just 9 […]

Candida Friendly Cucumber Salsa

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My long-time readers have seen me, and thereby this website, through a number of new eating adventures…new diagnosis and many trial and errors. As you know, I have celiac. Two of my 5 children show signs of gluten-intolerance but have not tested positive for celiac. Still, maintaining a gluten-free lifestyle has benefited them greatly. Even […]

June 2013 Go Ahead Honey, It’s Gluten-Free Event Roundup!

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For many of us, the month of June brings about final school days, warmer weather, the need and desire to travel abroad. When faced with dietary restrictions, chosen or otherwise, challenges can be averted with a little planning and innovation. Throughout June, several of my favorite bloggers shared their tips and delicious recipes to help […]

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