3-ingredient Crockpot Pulled Pork

One of the most difficult things to do when feeding a large family a nutrient-dense diet is to maintain and keep a tight budget. There are many tricks that I use to do this; we source from local farms as often as possible; often through local Farmer’s Markets but also by going to their farms, […]

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 […]

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

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 […]

Momma’s Turkey

Thanksgiving is right around the corner.  Two weeks away. Seriously!?! Where has this year gone? In deciding which recipes I needed to share before the big day arrives, I spent some time flipping through the pages of my blog and realized that I have spent a lot of time sharing my favorite sides like Paleo […]

Paleo Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal

It’s officially fall! Time for all things pumpkin! From steamers to vegan caramel pecan pumpkin pie in a jar, I’ve given you many wonderful ways to enjoy this lovely squash. Today, in true fall fashion, I’d like to share with you what has quickly become a favorite post-workout breakfast for my family and me. Sweet like […]

Roasted Garlic Baba Ghanouj

Baba Ghanouj (Baba Ghanoush) is a naturally gluten-free, dairy-free Middle Eastern dish that is typically served with pita bread and/or vegetables. In our battle against Candida, I have found that dips and sauces have become more important to our daily routine. First, kids love to dip their food. Last night we had roasted cod fish, […]

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

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 […]

Easy Peasy Healing Bone Broth

If you do a general search on the healing powers of bone broth, you will come up with more than 50,000 articles, blog posts and references with why you should incorporate this amazingly simple remedy into your diet. Known especially for its power to heal the gut, bone broth is something I managed to add […]

Mahi Mahi Lettuce Wraps (ACD, Candida Friendly, Paleo, Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Whole30, Autoimmune Alternative Listed)

On Wednesday I revealed that my daughter and I have both tested positive for an overgrowth of candida. While this diagnosis has brought relief and a solid explanation behind her life-long constipation, digestive and kidney issues; as well as understanding and a root cause behind my own thyroid, fatigue, weight gain, adrenal, migraine issues and […]

Candida Friendly Cucumber Salsa

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 […]