Lemonade Beer

Disclaimer: if you have any inflammatory-related disease, autoimmune disease, adrenal fatigue or digestive issues, please don’t make this recipe.

But, if you know that your body is healthy and you’re eating a clean diet simply because you appreciate the benefits of feeding your body well, then this little recipe is going to make your Sunday Summer afternoons a little more sunny. Read more

GF Oatmeal Banana Pancakes

I don’t remember the last time I made pancakes out of a box mix.

Disclaimer: that is not a snooty momma-who-cooks-all-her-food-from-scratch comment. It’s just fact that these pancakes are, without a doubt, the biggest fan favorite in my house.

And when I make these, as the main chef around this house, I am so satisfied. These pancakes taste so darn good, and they pack quite a punch, nutritionally. Read more

Kohlrabi, Fresh Fruit and Humble Roots farm

Last week I visited one of our local farmer’s markets. It’s located on the grounds of an old plantation that’s been turned into a sight-seeing and locale for many events. And with all of the local farmers and artists, it was even more magical. Spring, in our little Southern town, means that Azaleas decorate most lawns with deep pinks, pastels and whites. You’re hard-pressed to be grumpy if you get outside, here, this time of year. Read more

Basic Gluten Free Granola

I love this recipe.

A friend of mine shared it with me several years ago, and it’s now my go-to granola recipe. It’s simple, basic and has become the granola recipe I use to then build upon. I store my homemade granola in an airtight container and keep it in the refrigerator. My children enjoy it for snacks, or with milk poured over it as a cereal, or sprinkled on top ice cream. Read more

Bone Broth

Why Bone broth? It’s actually stock – and cooked for 24hours or more (usually) with the addition of vegetables and spices, from clean and healthy animals, is an incredibly rich and dense stock filled with vitamins and minerals that are both delicious and healing.

Instead of giving you a lecture on bone broth, here, I’m going to direct you over to Read more

Almond Flour Flat Muffins

There’s no pretty name for these things. In fact, they aren’t all that pretty either. But they are good. That, I can promise. And around my house, my personal favorite way to eat them is to pile them with eggs, avocado and veggies (and maybe a little hot sauce or salsa). As for my children, they like them fresh out of the oven (plain), or cold with a little jam spread on top, and sometimes with a spread of nut butter and a drizzle of honey and fruit sliced on top. However you eat them, you’re guaranteed to enjoy them. Read more

Sugar Cookies – gluten, dairy, refined sugar free

Christmas means cookies.

it means lots of other sweet things, too.

but today, for us, it meant cookies.

after playing with a few recipes, and mixing things up a bit, i came up with a ‘sugar’ cookie that i think you’ll approve of. and you won’t feel guilty allowing your children to indulge in these little babies. traditional sugar cookies call for almost 2 cups of white (refined) sugar. when sugar is processed (refined) it is stripped of any nutritional value and what you’re left with is a product that creates spikes in blood sugar. when blood sugar spikes dramatically, it sets off a chain of events in your body that can cause a host of negative symptoms and consequences. Read more