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Dairy-Free Spicy Salmon Dip

I love quick and easy meals! Although I called this dairy-free spicy salmon dip, it’s usually my lunch with a bunch of carrots and not a snack or appetizer. Sometimes I go wild and use plantain chips 😛 This salmon dip uses mayo instead of cream cheese or sour cream. I used to be that…

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Watermelon Popsicles

Last year, I visited Kensington Market in Toronto and I started to notice people walking around with the prettiest popsicles.  I eventually found the source (a long line up made it so obvious!). I patiently waited in line as I watched person after person walk out of the store with the most amazing popsicles! I…

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Creamy Mango Jalapeno Dressing – The Performance Paleo Cookbook Review

Creamy Mango Jalapeno Dressing

Oh my gosh! I was so excited to look through my review copy of, The Performance Paleo Cookbook. It is filled with a ton of really tasty looking recipes that also are geared to help enhance your performance. This is Stephanie Gaudreau’s (Stupid Easy Paleo), first print cookbook. I whispered to her on Facebook that I…

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Rocket Fuel Cafe Mocha Recipe – Master Your Metabolism Guest Post

Rocket Fuel Cafe Mocha with Chia - Ditch the Wheat

Leanne’s not just any holistic nutritionist; she’s the holistic nutritionist that real people from around the world come to for real advice. Leanne’s popular blog, Healthful Pursuit, is a unique collection of motivational guidance and easy-to-make recipes for women who want to create a liberated life on a restricted diet. Hello Wheat Ditchers (read: kindred…

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Chocolate Pistachio Bites – Mediterranean Paleo Cooking Book Review

Paleo Chocolate Pistachio Bites - ditchthewheat.com

I’m such a bad friend.  I’m finally sharing my review of Caitlin, Nabil & Diane’s cookbook, Mediterranean Paleo Cooking (just 3 months late).  Caitlin & Nabil started this cookbook as an ebook, what feels like years ago.  I shared my excitement on Facebook about the Paleo pasta recipe from the ebook and you all went wild!…

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Paleo Teriyaki Stackers Recipe – Frugal Paleo Cookbook Review

Paleo Teriyaki Stackers

Our family loves burgers! But just a single patty on a plate is boring. Let’s stack on the flavor—literally. Lightly grilled red onion and thick pineapple slices under a grass-fed burger packed with classic Asian ingredients—plus a quick and easy 3-ingredient Teriyaki sauce on the side for dipping—make each bite a mouthful of anything but…

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Grain-Free Roasted Turkey & Apple Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Roasted Turkey & Apple Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Today we have a special guest post by my friend Caroline Potter of Colorful Eats.  Caroline’s diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes and healthy journey inspired her to start her blog Colorful Eats, become an NTP and develop a passion for photography and cooking.  Caroline lives in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii where her husband is stationed in…

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Bacon Spinach Dip with Steamed Artichokes (PREVIEW FROM THE GRAIN-FREE SNACKER)

Bacon Spinach Dip

Here’s another sneak peek recipe from my upcoming digital cookbook, The Grain-Free Snacker. The cookbook contains a variety of sweet and savoury snacks.  This is one of my favourite savoury appetizers.  I love munching on this on a Friday night while watching a romantic comedy on Netflix. This dip is amazing! I originally planned on…

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Batch Cooking ~ Part 1: Roast a Chicken

Batch Cooking

Lately I’ve been talking about batch cooking.  I’ve been doing batch cooking for a long time!  It’s something I used to do when I first lived on my own in my apartment in Paris overlooking a gorgeous river.  I was working in an accounting office at my first real job.  I had felt like a…

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Cauliflower Mash

Cauliflower Mash

Ohhhhh cauliflower puree how I adore thee!  I’m a late bloomer to mashed cauliflower.  I never liked mashed potatoes so I never wanted an alternative.  I don’t even remember what provoked me to try mashed cauliflower but since I have, I’ve been a devoted mashed cauliflower follower! I served this dish at the first paleo…

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Simple Roasted Chicken Thighs

Roasted Chicken Thighs

This recipe for simple roasted chicken thighs is my go-to recipe each time for a quick delicious meal.  It’s also extremely simple with only two ingredients used for the seasoning. I also find it very important to brown the chicken first.  I cover my chicken thighs as they are cooking to create a more moist…

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Spiced Chocolate Panna Cotta with Strawberry Coulis

Spiced Chocolate Panna Cotta

I have to admit I LOVE panna cotta. It was hard for me to give it up when I started following a low-carb diet. I kept experimenting with healthy alternatives to panna cotta using different flavours such as strawberry & rhubarb, which can be found on my blog. This recipe has always been my favourite.…

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