Sweet & Savory Balsamic Baked Red Onions – low carb & AIP

Today I have a fun new recipe for you all--Balsamic Baked Red Onions. I actually have never made baked onions before (in fact I have never done much at all with red onions), but well, here's how this recipe came to be.I'm all about saving money, and that means that whenever possible I try to buy everything in bulk.And I do mean just about everything.I sometimes make mistakes and ...Read The Full Post

Gluten-free Christmas Cookies – low carb options

What's better than Christmas Cookies?  Healthy Christmas cookies, that's what - and in our house, that means gluten-free Christmas Cookies.  In fact, most of the cookies in this post are grain free Christmas Cookies so if you're off of grains, or limiting them, you are in luck.And since we're watching carbs, I'm giving low carb options for as many of the cookies as possible and AIP options ...Read The Full Post

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Chia Pudding ~ low carb & dairy-free

I'm so excited to share this recipe for Chocolate Peanut Butter Chia Pudding with you today.Because--Chocolate and Peanut Butter.There's nothing like it.Since I'm all about healthifying things, how about turning this all time favorite flavor combo into a healthy treat - Chocolate Peanut Butter Chia Pudding?You better believe it.I have a real weakness for Reese's ...Read The Full Post

Homemade Alcohol-Free Vanilla Extract ~ low carb & AIP

Today, Erin from Eat Real Stay Sane is sharing a fabulous recipe for Homemade Alcohol-free Vanilla Extract.Most vanilla extracts on the market, and more homemade vanilla extract recipes call for alcohol. So why alcohol-free?  Why Alcohol-Free Vanilla Extract? There are a number of reasons why you might want an alcohol-free vanilla extract recipe.Reasons to Avoid Alcohol: addiction ...Read The Full Post

Quick and Easy Marinara Sauce – no sugar added & low carb

If you love marinara sauce, you will love this Easy Marinara Sauce Recipe.  It is guaranteed to make you never again feel the need to purchase store-bought, bottled spaghetti sauce again.This sauce comes together so quickly, it's perfect for any of those "Yikes!  What's for Dinner?!?" days, when it's just about dinner time and you forgot to plan anything.It saved us many a night.We ...Read The Full Post

Crunchy Broccoli Jicama Salad

Are you tired of the same ole' salad?  Today's recipe, a Broccoli Jicama Salad Recipe, is sure to stir things up a bit at your table by adding variety to your meal.Recently we've been adding quite a few vegetables to our diet.I already thought that I was eating a lot of veggies, but when I really sat down and took stock of the servings of vegetables that we were eating every day, I ...Read The Full Post

Zingy Avocado Dressing (or Dip) – dairy-free, low carb and AIP

If you are an avocado lover, you are going to love this recipe today -- a Zingy Avocado Dressing Recipe. My family just LOVES avocados, and I do mean love. To see just how much love, check out the following Instagram posts where I bought and processed loads and loads of avocados. This was our first purchase of a whole bunch of the Green ...Read The Full Post

Superfood Berry Popsicles – low carb with AIP option

Nothing like popsicles on a warm day for a refreshing treat.And these Superfood Berry Popsicles are more than just refreshing -- they are a super healthy treat.These low carb popsicles are loaded with antioxidants from multiple organic superfoods.When I told my son I was going to make these he said, "Oh yes! Please make popsicles. I LOVE them!"And when he found out that there would ...Read The Full Post

Caramelized Coconut Chips (“Dang” Brand copycats) – low carb & AIP options

This Homemade Caramelized & Toasted Coconut Chips Recipe is one of the most helpful recipes I have ever come up with.Why?Numerous reasons.I'm a busy mom, and I'm a frugal mom, and we have special diets in our house.My oldest has life-threatening food allergies, plus due to the horrid presence of candida in our guts, we have moved towards the low carb end in our diets.Not to ...Read The Full Post

AIP (Autoimmune Protocol) Taco Seasoning ~ nightshade and seed-free

Today's recipe is something that I didn't think was possible -- an AIP Taco Seasoning Blend Recipe.One of the things that really spices up a meal (pun intended) is seasoning blends.  With the right seasoning mix, you can turn plain meats, veggies, eggs, or a salad, into something really special.And one of our favorite seasonings is taco seasoning, however if you're on the AIP diet, regular ...Read The Full Post