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


Grain-Free Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

Maybe it’s because we’ve been running around a lot more in the mornings, but Anneliese has been napping like crazy lately. Seriously, I have HOURS to get things done now! So yesterday I baked those banana nut muffins, and today I tried out a pumpkin recipe I had in my head. At first I thought


Grain-Free Banana Nut Muffins

I love fall and fall foods, so I’ve been wanting to make banana nut bread since our chilly snap last week (though today was as hot as the dickens again). Pumpkin bread is around the corner, too. Since we had a couple brown bananas waiting for me in the fridge, I thought I’d throw together


Summer Green Bean Tomato Bacon Salad

So it’s fall now, but I found this photo from when my garden was exploding with tomatoes. This was a very tasty salad! So I figured I’d share, so that next summer you can make it. 🙂 Or if your tomatoes are still delicious and summery-fresh, you can make it now. Green Bean Tomato Bacon


Grain-Free Chicken Cordon Bleu – Make and Freeze

This is another meal that I made while I was pregnant, and froze for post-partum. It was really good the first night, but I venture to say that it was even better after freezing – because in my vacuum-sucked freezer bags, the breading on top got sucked to the chicken, and changed somehow. It was


Husband-Approved Cole Slaw

My husband is pretty picky when it comes to cole slaw. He doesn’t like it when it’s too acidic, or when there’s “weird stuff” in it, and pretty much only likes the cole slaw from Kentucky Fried Chicken. But who knows what’s actually in their cole slaw? (I admit, I like it too… but fast


Grain-Free Granola Bars

One of the all-time most popular posts on this blog is the Homemade Granola Bar Recipe. But for over a year now, I’ve been avoiding grains in favor of more nutrient-dense foods. An oat-filled granola bar isn’t going to do me any favors now that I’m grain-free. Enter: The grain-free granola bar. I took my


Chicken Broccoli Cheese Bake

This is something I made while I was pregnant to freeze for post-partum. I’m so glad I did! I made one big batch, and put some of it in a casserole dish to eat that night, and froze the rest in those little foil bread tins… a couple sized for enough for me and my


Zingy Cauliflower Salad

If you need to take something to a Labor Day picnic or barbecue, this is the perfect low-carb dish. It’s certainly crowd pleasing, and it’s a snap to make! Zingy Cauliflower Salad Ingredients: cauliflower – “chunked” and steamed mayonnaise dijon mustard celery – diced or sliced salt and pepper Whisk together the mayonnaise and the


Happy Birthday to my Sweetie

Well, happy birthday to him yesterday. And as a birthday gift to all of you? I give you this cake. And since I made it with a 3-week-old baby who is nursing constantly when she is awake… you know it must be easy. Plus it’s grain-free and gluten-free. Score! And my husband just wouldn’t be


Grain-Free Gluten-Free Graham Cracker Recipe

Today while skimming through blogs, I came across this recipe for Homemade Graham Crackers. And they just happened to also be grain-free! And they ALSO happened to use ingredients I had on hand already! So I had to go for it. I love(d) graham crackers… sometimes you just want something cinnamony and honey-y that will



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