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 (like “Dang” Brand) with 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

Mint Chocolate Ice Cream with Ganache Swirl – dairy free & low carb, with AIP option

I have a super fun treat for you all today -- Dairy Free Mint Chocolate Ice Cream, but not your normal Mint Chip Ice Cream.  This one has 2 twists -- this vegan mint ice cream is made with Fresh Mint, and with melted chips that are turned into a ganache.Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream and I have had a "thing" going for a long time now.I've mentioned it in previous posts about ice cream, but ...Read The Full Post

Addictive 10-Minute Spaghetti Squash Salad – low carb, paleo, with AIP options

I'm a busy mom, so I am always on the hunt for quick and easy recipes....and for new things to shake up our mundane meals.  This Summer Spaghetti Squash Salad totally fits the bill. It's easy to throw together, tastes amazing, and if you cook your spaghetti squash in a pressure cooker (I LOVE my pressure cookers), or crock pot, then you can make this dish without heating the kitchen up at all. ...Read The Full Post

Easy Chocolate Coconut Milk Ice Cream (dairy free and sugar free)

Chocolate Ice Cream that's good for you?That's right.When it's this Chocolate Coconut Milk Ice Cream, you've got a super healthy treat.Totally different than the ice cream that I grew up on.I've shared other Delicious Dairy-free Ice Creams on the blog before, like Vegan Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream, Dairy-Free Chocolate Almond Chip Ice Cream, Lemon Poppyseed Ice Cream, and Mocha ...Read The Full Post