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Holiday Brussels Sprouts with Apples and Cranberries

Do you like brussels sprouts? I do! Its moniker may be difficult to spell. Yes, it’s really spelled “brussels” with an S. But this tiny cabbage-like vegetable shouldn’t be hard to eat! In fact, if prepared well, it is quite … Continue reading

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Simply Fruit Baked Dessert (Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free)

I really like fruit. I have always preferred fruit desserts over cake or candy. When I transitioned to a lifestyle without gluten, dairy, and refined sugar, I had to find recipes that fit my dietary needs. As my list of … Continue reading

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Paleo Raspberry Pear Muffins

In June, I posted a new recipe during rhubarb season, Paleo Raspberry Rhubarb Muffins. Delicious! It was a big hit with my readers. I enjoyed baking them a couple more times over the summer. However, I also discovered that when … Continue reading

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Easy Herb and Veggie Frittata (Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free)

I love eggs. They are the perfect food, especially when they come from pasture-raised hens, like our backyard chickens. They are packed with essential vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and healthy cholesterol. Eggs are good for breakfast, lunch, and dinner – … Continue reading

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Paleo Raspberry Rhubarb Muffins

It’s rhubarb time! This semi-tart vegetable perennial is fresh now in the Northwest, in late spring and early summer. Just last week, my neighbor generously offered us some rhubarb grown from his own backyard. I’ve always loved rhubarb in combination … Continue reading

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I Can’t Believe It’s Not Dairy! (Simple Baked Custard)

It’s been just over two weeks since my fibroid surgery and I’m glad to report I’m doing well! Moving slowly (literally), but making good progress. (Read My Uterine Fibroids Journey, Part 1.) I’m looking forward to sharing more in an … Continue reading

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15 Tasty Vegetables You Haven’t Tried

Kale, turnips, and leeks, oh my! Have you heard about these 15 tasty vegetables? They are not as scary as they might sound, and they are fairly easy to prepare by themselves or in mouth-watering combinations with meats, grains, or … Continue reading

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Orange Mashed Cauliflower for October

Have you ever tried mashed cauliflower? How about orange mashed cauliflower? No food coloring here, just old-fashioned real food! Easy and delicious, mashed cauliflower is a great substitute for mashed potatoes. Perfect for people on the GAPS diet or those … Continue reading

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Superb Crock Sauerkraut

Do you know that you have 10 times more bacteria in your body than cells? Do you know that these tiny microbes can directly affect your digestion, brain function, and nervous system? Do you know that 70-80% of your immune … Continue reading

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Cooking Cabbage in Your Kitchen

How do you prepare the dense round cruciferous vegetable called cabbage? A)   I steam cabbage on the stovetop. B)   I bake cabbage with other vegetables in the oven. C)   I eat cabbage raw in a mixed vegetable salad. D)   I … Continue reading

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