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Archive | January, 2014

Grain-Free Chocolate Coconut Cookies

Grain-Free Chocolate Coconut Cookies

I’ve been on a mission these days to use up my leftover egg whites. Sure, there are plenty of great ways to use up egg whites, but my favorite has got to be cookies! I’ve been making these light-as-air Cinnamon-Spice Meringue Cookies, but then the other day… Well, Friends, the other day my kids and…

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25+ Dairy-Free Ketogenic Recipes

Dairy-Free Ketogenic Recipes

I love the ketogenic diet.  I often cycle in and out of it.  One thing I hate is the lack of dairy-free ketogenic recipes.  I love dairy, but dairy doesn’t love me so I can’t include it in every recipe which you often see in most ketogenic recipes.  Most ketogenic recipes use cheese, heavy cream,…

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My 10 Year Journey from Atkins to Paleo… Finding Health by Going Against the Grain of Standard Dietary Advice: Laurie’s Health Story

My 10 Year Journey from Atkins to Paleo

The Start At one point I started Atkins but couldn’t get through the switch from burning sugar to burning fat because of the extreme headaches involved.  I realize that if I had just stuck with it the first time I would’ve felt amazing and saved myself a couple more years of health problems.  By a…

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Winner of the New Year New You Summit

I hope you enjoyed listening to the New Year New You summit!  I loved so many of the talks but I found the Vitamin K2 talk very interesting.  I didn’t know that lack of vitamin K2 can affect your child’s teeth spacing and facial features.  The good news you can get vitamin k2 from grass-fed…

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3 Little-Known Secrets for Cooking Authentic Chinese Meals (that are Paleo/Gluten-Free)

Chinese Meals

I want to introduce you to my friend, Louise from Ancestral Chef.  Louise is an adventurous woman.  She used to live in England, now she resides in the US and each time I chat with her she tells me a story of when she travelled to ____ or lived in another city.  Louise is also a…

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Coconut Chicken Bites + A Review of Squeaky Clean Paleo Cookbook

Coconut Chicken Bites

Do you have trouble eating “squeaky” clean paleo?  Let me guess, you think that means eating skinless chicken breast with a salad?….#fail  Well my friend Karen from Living Low Carb One Day at a Time came out with a really good cookbook to help you break free of that boring “diet” food.  Her paleo cookbook…

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30 Whole 30 Recipe Round Up

Whole 30 Recipe

Have you ever done a Whole 30?  Here’s the book with the program if you don’t know what a Whole 30 means.  Basically, you eat very clean Paleo for 30 days.  It’s January and you’re probably embarking on a Whole 30 as your start to the new year.  I’m going to assume you made it…

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How I Beat My Sugar Cravings and Lost 40 Pounds: Rosemary’s Health Story

Sugar Cravings

It’s Tuesday and that means a Health Story from a Ditch The Wheat reader.  A reader shares their story in hopes that it will inspire you!  Today Rosemary is sharing how she lost 40 pounds and beat her sugar cravings.  If you have a health story and would like to share it with the Ditch The…

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How to Make Chicken Bone Broth

Chicken Bone Broth

I learned how to make chicken bone broth after I learned how to make beef bone broth.  I learned from the beef bone broth that it normally gels.  I put chicken bones into a crockpot and proceeded to make chicken bone broth but it didn’t gel.  Sad face….  Here’s my secret to how to make…

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Bourbon Glazed Sweet Potatoes

Bourbon Glazed Sweet Potatoes

I would like to share this bourbon glazed sweet potato recipe with you from Ashlee who blogs at The Crunchy Moose.  Ashlee is a bit of a math nerd with a degree in mathematics and a masters in finance.  She used to own and operate a clothing store that she recently sold and is now…

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New Year New You Free Online Summit + A Chance to Win the Summit Package: $398 Value

In the new year I want to lower my debt.  I took out student loans when I went back to school full-time and I plan on paying it all off in 3 years.  This year I plan on paying off a chunk of it while still having money in the budget to pay for a…

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Winner of the Radiant Life Giveaway: $100 Value

During the first week of January I ran my first Radiant Life giveaway!!!   Radiant Life gave away a gift certificate — $100 Value! — to ONE winner.  They can use the gift certificate on any of Radiant Life’s products ranging from supplements to water filters. How the Giveaways Work This giveaway was sponsored by Radiant…

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