Category Archives: Vegetables

Thyme for Garlic Butternut Squash Fries

Butternut squash is my all-time favorite grain-free side dish. It offers many different explorations for the palate, depending on the preparation. It has a variety of uses – it can be grilled, stewed, souped, mashed, baked and roasted. My Beginner’s … Continue reading

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Applesauce Sweet Potatoes with Cinnamon and Raisins

Applesauce and sweet potatoes are the perfect pairing. They offer a blend of the sweet and starchy. They meet the requirements of the Paleo lifestyle, since they are both grain and gluten free. And they just taste good together. Add … Continue reading

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Worm Tower Garden Adventures

Worms are a fisherman’s best friend. Worms are a good outdoor distraction for little boys. Better yet, worms make the best garden compost! You may view worms as unpleasant slimy creatures, but I think they are God’s gift to the … Continue reading

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Creamy Rutabaga No-Potato Mash (Gluten and Dairy Free)

When embarking on the GAPS healing protocol several years ago, I took on the adventurous task of learning about new foods on my accepted list. All grains, beans, potatoes, and processed foods were out of my diet. Enter new and … Continue reading

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8-Minute Baked Collard Chips

We’ve all heard of kale chips. Kale is the super green that everyone raves about. What about it’s cousin, collard greens? Poor collards, they are also a cruciferous vegetable, just as chock full of nutrients. It’s time to give collards … Continue reading

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Beginner’s Guide to Butternut Squash (with Recipes to Try!)

Squash is a staple food in our home. We follow a grain-free diet most of the time, particularly because I feel better eating that way with an auto-immune thyroid condition (Hashimoto’s). We eat spaghetti squash, acorn squash, red kuri squash, … Continue reading

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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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5 Easy Vegetables to Grow in the Northwest

One of my favorite things about summer is growing and harvesting homegrown fruits and vegetables. We have less than a quarter acre of land, but it yields a bounty of fresh produce – raspberries, blueberries, bok choy, broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, … Continue reading

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Easy Grain-Free Veggie Pancakes (GAPS Legal)

Looking for an easy and delicious grain-free pancake recipe? These pancakes have only three ingredients. Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride includes this recipe in stage three of her Gut and Psychology Syndrome (GAPS) introduction diet. Since the book does not list exact … 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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