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Archive | January, 2019

Grain-Free Chocolate Coconut Cookies

Grain-Free Chocolate Coconut Cookies
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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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How to Cook Liver so you Actually Like it!

How to Cook Liver so you Actually Like it!
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I started eating liver a few months ago.  I wouldn’t touch the stuff as a kid.  I found that liver tastes excellent (yes, excellent!) when you a) season it and b) don’t overcook it. If you are new to the idea of eating head-to-toe (eating the whole animal, not just the fancy parts) liver is…

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How to Grow Water Kefir Grains

Water Kefir Grains
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I was curious about how to make water kefir but first I had to tackle how to grow water kefir grains.  Did you know you can ferment water?  It’s mind blowing, I know!  My fermenting adventures have taken me from raw sauerkraut to kombucha (post coming soon) and now to water kefir.  To make water…

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“Apple” Fries

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***I no longer use xylitol or Splenda. Please keep in mind xylitol is poisonous to dogs. I would suggest you use a natural sweetener like organic cane sugar.  I finally found the elusive jicama!!!  I have been on a treasure hunt for at least six months.  One of the Atkins forums I belong to was…

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Valentine’s Day Paleo Cake Pops

Paleo Cake Pops
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Say “I love you” with Valentine’s Day paleo cake pops.  Cake pops are cute.  Paleo cake pops are even cuter.  I wanted in on the trend (or is this trend over?).  I wanted to give you a recipe to make paleo cake pops that didn’t need those (super expensive, use once) cake pop machines.  I…

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Mini Paleo Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches

Mini Paleo Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches
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I’m finally starting to make seasonal recipes.  I had to check on Facebook to see if it was still Football season so I could give you a paleo Superbowl Sunday snack or meal.  I have a confession to make….I don’t watch football…or sports so I never know when these things are happening.  All I know…

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How to Grow a Kombucha Scoby from Bottled Kombucha

How to Grow a Kombucha Scoby from Bottled Kombucha
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Months ago I wanted to start making my own kombucha.  I was buying bottles of kombucha from the health store and the costs were adding up and I felt it was time for a cheaper way.  I researched a few ways for how to grow a kombucha scoby.  A scoby is the white alien looking…

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Coconut Curry Mussels

Coconut Curry Mussels
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Walking through the grocery store I glanced over and saw that dreaded sign that sucks me in each time, SALE!  Fresh mussels were on sale for 50% off.  I grabbed them and made this coconut curry mussel recipe for supper asap! Here’s a little bit about me: I grew up in a seafood loving house. …

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Coconut Chicken Bites + A Review of Squeaky Clean Paleo Cookbook

Coconut Chicken Bites
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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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Autoimmune Breakfast Sausages

Autoimmune Breakfast Sausages
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I ate according to the autoimmune protocol for a month before leaving for the Low Carb Cruise.  Which means on top of not eating grains, legumes and dairy I left out nightshades (usually hot spices and peppers, tomatoes etc), but also eggs, nuts and seeds.  Why did I do it?  I wanted to experience the…

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Low Carb Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups with a Twist

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What’s the twist? ***I no longer use xylitol.  Please keep in mind xylitol is poisonous to dogs. I added a slice of banana!  Imagine, banana wrapped in peanut butter in a chocolate cup. I’ve been trying to use less Splenda and more stevia, erythritol and xylitol.  I keep reading about the amazing health benefits of stevia…

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Cauliflower Popcorn

Cauliflower Popcorn
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Transform cauliflower into low carb popcorn with just a few ingredients! This Cauliflower Popcorn is simple to make and will satisfy your popcorn cravings. I’ve always wanted to try to make cauliflower popcorn when I started seeing it pop up in other blogs.  I researched dozens of cauliflower popcorn recipes to come up with my…

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