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Side dish recipes that are gluten-free, grain-free and/or Paleo on the Ditch the Wheat blog by Carol Lovett.

Fall Harvest Salad

I created this fall harvest salad way back in 2016.  It seemed perfect to share this fall salad now.  I love the mix of cranberries, clementines, pecans and bacon! This salad is the perfect fall salad.  It is a sweet salad that is hearty.  When I want to cut down on the sugar in the…

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Pan-Fried Resistant Starch Potatoes with Paprika and Onions

Pan-Fried Resistant Starch Potatoes

I am loving how easy life has gotten since I got more into batch cooking.  Let me give you a sneak peak into my batch cooking process…Roughly once a week, I cook a whole chicken (I use the chicken meat to add to salads, fried faux rice etc.), and I boil almost a whole bag…

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Resistant Starch Potatoes – What’s the Deal with Resistant Starch & How to Create It

Resistant Starch

It all started when my friend Caitlin Weeks told me I had to read this article about resistant starch and thus began my journey into…gas land? I bought Bob Mill’s Potato Starch asap because I was like this stuff will make me skinnier and be nourishing for my body, I’m in!  I took a teaspoon…

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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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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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Grain Free Perogies

Grain Free Perogies

My family was cooking perogies one night and it made me think I should try to make grain free perogies.  I’ve been playing around with tapioca flour and I love how it resembles “dough.”  You can knead it, stretch it…it’s very versatile. I used to be a snob towards tapioca flour because I couldn’t see…

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Summer Ciambotta

Summer Ciambotta

Today we have a guest post by Lauren from Mindful Mama.  You can find her blog here and her fan page here.  Lauren is a mother to 3 children.  She works by day as a nurse and by night as a blogger looking to help you create informed decisions about your lifestyle.  Lauren made this…

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No Knead Raw Sauerkraut Method

Raw Sauerkraut

I enjoy making raw sauerkraut and I’ve gotten to the point where I make more than one batch at a time.  This creates a problem: my hands are too sore kneading that much cabbage to create the juice for the raw sauerkraut.  Kneading salt into the shredded cabbage is tedious and although it only takes…

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Fermented Dill Pickles

Fermented Dill Pickles

My summer job when I was in college for marketing was working at the local pickle factory.  It was my first “real” job.  I started as one of the summer students working on the production line.  It was awful and an 8 hour day felt like it would never end.  My job was to push…

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Grain Free Herbed Biscuits – A Lesson in Converting Regular Recipes to Coconut Flour Versions

Grain Free Herbed Biscuits

My friend Starlene wrote this wonderful book called, Baking with Coconut Flour.  This book is amazing and will appeal to anyone who is an avid baker.  Baking with Coconut Flour walks you through the process of switching a regular recipe to a coconut flour version.  Coconut flour is like flour that has PMS all the…

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Spicy Fermented Garlic, the First of many Fermenting Experiments

Spicy Fermented Garlic

How many of you are confident in your fermenting abilities?  I’m slowly getting there.  I still use Real Food Fermentation as my guide and I refer to other people’s recipes.  So far my fermenting adventures have resulted in one win and one moldy mess. Beet Kvass, I’ll try you again another day. My father gave…

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Spaghetti Squash Tutorial – Learn how to Make Grain Free Spaghetti for Dinner

Spaghetti Squash Tutorial

I’ve heard of replacing spaghetti with spaghetti squash since I started eating gluten free.  As someone who never enjoyed pasta, I never tried making spaghetti squash.  A while ago, I was walking around the grocery store and saw spaghetti squash.  It’s a small yellow squash.  I never noticed it before but then again I never…

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