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For my spinach salad recipe (which we took to Paige and Greg’s house for Thanksgiving), I needed to cook a pound of bacon. I didn’t feel like doing batch after batch in a pan, so I cooked it in the oven. So easy! You know that pre-cooked bacon you can buy in the store? You


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Shortbread is probably one of my favorite cookies. What can I say? Butter is awesome. And it is one of the specific things I’ve missed a bit since going grain-free. So when I came across this recipe, I had to try it out. It’s originally from Recipes for the Specific Carbohydrate Diet, a book I


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Now that I seem to have my mind back (maybe it was the massage I got today!), I can write this up for you. It’s very tasty, and makes a LOT of soup. We froze about half of it. I think it makes 8-10 servings. I threw this together out of my own head, but


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I don’t know why, but I’ve been on a chocolate kick lately. Paleo hot chocolate, chocolate-dipped macaroons, and now this. I wanted to make some chocolate milk but we didn’t have any of the powdered stuff or chocolate syrup, so I whipped up my own. It was so easy that I’m wondering why I haven’t


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So incredibly simple, so delicious. Sweet husband and I are enjoying mugs of it, watching the latest episode of Bones on Hulu while our baby girl sleeps in the other room. (Grossly enough, this Bones episode has them finding a decomposed body in the world’s largest chocolate bar… but it doesn’t bother me at all


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Reader Stefanie recommended the site Health-Bent to me, and while I was glancing over it, I saw these coconut macaroons. I actually happened to have some egg whites in the fridge, from when I made a hollandaise sauce earlier in the week, so I (literally) whipped up some macaroons. I did them a tiny bit


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For forever, I’ve had the Pioneer Woman’s Cauliflower Soup bookmarked. It just looks amazing, doesn’t it? My friend Meagan has made it and has confirmed its amazingness. But I never made it. Don’t ask me why. And now I wouldn’t want to make it as-is because it has flour in it. So I made my


Low-Sugar Chocolate Fudge

Most fudge has scads and scads of sugar – usually multiple kinds: confectioner’s sugar, evaporated milk, milk chocolate, brown sugar, granulated sugar… most recipes have at least 2 types. Here’s a refreshingly simple recipe for fudge that only has a bit of honey, instead of tons of sugar. I’ve adapted it from the recipe here.


Twice Baked Potatoes & Potato Skins – Make & Freeze

I think this is the last “make and freeze” recipe I had saved up from when I was pregnant. We got a huge bag of potatoes and I did various things with them, so they’d be available for quick meals, sides, or snacks when I was going to be occupied with a newborn and too


Grain-Free Bacon Drop Biscuits

If you’ve been reading my blog at all in the last year, you know I love my coconut flour. And you also know I love bacon. So today when I got the hankering to bake something new, and flipped through Cooking with Coconut Flour, as soon as my eyes hit “Bacon Drop Biscuits” I gasped.


Roasted Okra and Onions

Since Okra has been in season and in abundance at our farmer’s market, we’ve been eating it almost every week lately. And this way of making it is so easy and delicious (and NOT slimy – which I know you’ll appreciate if you’re like me and hate slimy okra) that this is how we’ve prepared


Coconut Cream “Health Fudge”

I saw this recipe on the Tropical Traditions site, and made a version of it (changed a couple things to suit what ingredients I had). Aren’t they pretty little squares? Coconut Cream “Health Fudge” In a bowl, mix: 1/2 cup honey 1/4 cup coconut cream concentrate 3/4 cup natural peanut butter 3 Tablespoons cocoa powder



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