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Guacamole & Avocado Tutorial |

Guacamole Recipe + Avocado Tutorial

Avocado's are the best. They are jam-packed with nutrients, fibre and healthy fat. And they're freakin delicious too!!! Adding half an avocado to your eggs, salad, or burgers, is the perfect way to not only get in some additional nutrition, but to make sure your meal will be filling for ...
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Watermelon Jello |

Watermelon Jello

When I was in grade school, we were always allowed to bring in a treat for the whole class on our birthdays. Since my birthday was in June, and it was usually hot out, my mom would always make jello jigglers for me to take! They were always a huge ...
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Curry Burgers with Cilantro Lime Mayo |

Curry Burgers with Cilantro Lime Mayo

Burgers are a staple in our house! Why? Because they're quick to make, delicious and inexpensive. The last part is key, because when buying properly raised meat, cost does become a factor. And after beef shanks and organ meats, ground beef is the cheapest cut you can get! So between ...
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Summer Berry Ice Cream | dairy free | vegan | paleo |

Summer Berry Ice Cream

Have you had coconut milk ice cream yet? If your answer is anything other than "hell ya", go out and get some right now! Specifically the brand Luna and Larry's Coconut Bliss because it has the cleanest ingredients. It's like the Hagen Daaz of dairy-free ice cream. Rich, creamy, and ...
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BBQ Sauce | real ingredients | sugar free |

Homemade BBQ Sauce

BBQ sauces are loaded with junky ingredients - sugar, vegetable oils, weird texturizers/emulsifiers etc. - which is why I like to make my own. To be fair, homemade BBQ sauces are definitely more work than buying one at the health food store (which are often cleaner than the regular grocery ...
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Salad Dressings | DIY Tutorial | Recipe Round Up |

Homemade Salad Dressings – a DIY Tutorial and a Recipe Round Up!

One of the processed foods I really caution my clients against is pre-made salad dressings. The reason for this is multi-factorial: The oil is always a vegetable oil. Even if it says "made with olive oil". Check the ingredients list, olive oil will be listed after an industrial seed oil ...
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Simple Coleslaw with a Lime Vinaigrette | vegan, grain free, AIP |

Simple Coleslaw with a Lime Vinaigrette

As someone who never liked mayonnaise growing up, coleslaw was something that I avoided pretty passionately. I was even that weird kid who loved salads and veggies - but the mayo killed coleslaw for me. Then one day, a few years ago, I received a cabbage in our weekly veggie ...
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Fried Plantains | vegan, paleo, AIP |

Fried Plantains

Oh plantains - how I love thee! Seriously guys, plantains are the best! Here's why: They are incredibly versatile and can be used to make everything from biscuits and pancakes, to tortillas and nachos. Green plantains are savoury and a great alternative to potatoes. Ripe plantains (yellow, or yellow with ...
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Braised Beef Shanks | paleo, AIP |

Braised Beef Shanks

Buying real meat, from happy healthy animals, is really important to me and it is something that we encourage clients to move towards. "Happy healthy animals" have been allowed to graze on pasture, eat the food they're meat to eat (cattle = grass, poultry and pork = grass, bugs, weeds, ...
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Sweet Potato Sliders |

Sweet Potato Sliders

Parties and social gatherings are more difficult for those of us who avoid specific foods for health reasons. It becomes significantly easier when you host, or if you are attending a pot luck, because you know that you will at least be able to eat what you make! The key ...
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Sweet Potato Fries |

Sweet Potato Fries

One of my goals with this blog is to present simple, nourishing food. To show anyone who may stumble across this little piece of the blogosphere that it is easy to make food that tastes amazing, is budget-friendly, and is healing to your body, whether you are the picture of ...
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Asian Inspired Pasta Salad | gluten free, vegetarian |

Asian Inspired Pasta Salad

So you might be curious as to why this grain-eschewing gal is posting a recipe for a pasta salad. Let me tell you! I am a huge fan of balance, as long as it doesn't harm you. There are foods that I am physically unable to eat (dairy, legumes), chemicals ...
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