Grain-Free Cinnamon Raisin Breakfast Cookies – paleo, vegan, low carb option

I'm always looking for healthy snacks. These Grain Free Cookies are egg free with low carb and nut-free options. So healthy, they're called "Breakfast Cookies" because you can have them any time of the day. They're super filling too!

For awhile now, my family has been eating fewer grains, in an attempt to work on our gut health. Meals are fairly easy, but having healthy snacks that we can take on the go is a little rough. We typically lean on these No-Bake Coconut Delights, Crispy Green Bean Chips, Homemade Protein Bars, and Homemade Gummies, but my boys have been craving cookies lately.   So I'm especially pleased to have ...Read The Full Post

32 Grain-free Valentine’s Desserts You’ll Swoon Over

32 Healthy Valentines Dessert Recipes to indulge in without guilt - all grain free, mainly paleo - sure to tempt you and help you stay healthy

Valentine's Day is just around the corner and that means loads of chocolate and sweets galore. To help you avoid the temptation to dive into sugar laden treats, I've rounded up an amazing grouping of Healthy Valentine's Treats from some of my blogger friends.  All of them are refined sugar free and all are grain free too. I know that some of you might need substitutions for some of the ...Read The Full Post

40 Grain Free Cookies You’ll Want to Make Now

40 Amazing Paleo Cookies Recipes. Who says special diets need to be boring? These cookies prove your diet can be healthy and delicious too.

    We've made a lot of changes to our diets over the years and the most recent change being a move to eating less grain. We're not completely grain free, but seeing as so many others are trying to move more and more in that direction I thought that you all might appreciate an assortment of Paleo Cookies to give you healthier options, not only for the Holidays, but for all year ...Read The Full Post

Top 10 Recipes of 2014

Top Recipes from the Blog Whole New Mom. From Homemade Ketchup to No Bake Cookies to Homemade Chocolate Chips. Most are paleo recipes, and all are gluten free.

I don't know if you feel the same way or not, but is it really 2015?!?!  I'm probably going to be writing "2014" for a long time before it finally hits me. In fact, I wonder how many of you noticed that on one of my Healthy Living Deals posts I wrote "Nov" instead of "Dec" for the date. Sigh - I am really having a hard time these days :). I guess it's really true.  As we get older the ...Read The Full Post

Grain-free Spice Cookies – autoimmune paleo, dairy & egg-free

Looking for healthy dessert recipes? If you or someone you love is on a special diet, these paleo cookies are perfect. They are even suitable for the autoimmune paleo diet and are a vegan cookie recipe as well. The flavor is perfect for the holidays, or anytime you want a healthy treat.

My family has been gluten-free for awhile now, but we're trying to go more and more grain-free to improve our gut health. We already have some great recipes for paleo cookies that we love like Chocolate Chunk Macadamia Cookies, Chocolate Mint Bars, Almond Joy Bars, and No Bake Coconut Cookies, but I am thrilled to have this recipe for Spice Cookies from Naomi of Almost Bananas as a new treat. ...Read The Full Post

Vanilla Extract Substitute – Toasted Vanilla Powder

Need a vanilla extract substitute? Vanilla Powder is the perfect thing. This Toasted Vanilla Powder is easy to make and makes a great homemade gift as well. Just use 1/4 - 1/2 tsp vanilla powder for each tsp of vanilla in your recipes that call for vanilla.

Having easy substitutes for kitchen staples is one of the best ways I know to save money on your grocery budget. I already use Powdered Egg Replacer, DIY Powdered Sugar, Easiest Coconut Milk, Easiest Almond Milk, Rice Milk, Coffee Substitute and more. But a vanilla extract substitute is something that I have only used straight vanilla beans for in the past (without really knowing what I was doing ...Read The Full Post

Our Family’s Favorite Spice Blend – Chat Masala

Like making your own spice blends? This Chat Masala Indian Seasoning Blend is our favorite spice mix - hands down. It goes great on almost anything from meats to beans and rice to veggies, salads and pastas. And the recipe was a mistake that turned out GREAT!

I just love making homemade seasoning blends like my Taco Seasoning, Best Basic Chili Powder, Cinnamon Sugar, Dorito Seasoning, Herbes de Provence, and Vegetable Broth Mix. But this one, Chat Masala is hands down our family's favorite. In fact, I haven't made it for a long long time, since we had a bunch of spices given to use that I wanted to use up, and my husband has been begging for it for ...Read The Full Post

Easy Pumpkin Custard – paleo, low carb, vegan option

Love Pumpkin Everything? This Easy Pumpkin Custard is Low Carb, Paleo, Vegan, and AIP Friendly. Loaded with great nutrition, it's the perfect Pumpkin Pie flavor for all kinds of special diets. I have to make multiple batches because my kids devour this in no time! (well, I help a little :).)

I love pumpkin.  I mean, really.  I've already got Pumpkin Snickerdoodles, Soft Pumpkin Cookies, Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice, Dairy free Pumpkin Spice Creamer, and a roundup of Healthy Pumpkin Recipes on my site, and I've got a Pumpkin Chia Pudding that I need to share.  But I am really excited to share this Pumpkin Custard Recipe with you today. I saw this recipe a few weeks ago, and was ...Read The Full Post

Spicy Olive Hummus

Spicy Olive Hummus Recipe - Easy to make and great as a dip for veggies and chips, or as a spread on flatbreads, wraps, or sandwiches.

{Whenever we make hummus I have to make a HUGE amount because of how much we love it.  I have a Savory Hummus and Pizza Dip / Pizza Hummus recipe that we already adore, but now I am thrilled to have Debra Worth of Worth Cooking's recipe for Spicy Olive Hummus since we are big olive fans too -- what a treat! I can't wait to dip our Green Bean Chips or Focaccia Flax Bread in this!} As far as I am ...Read The Full Post

Make Your Own Probiotics – Easy Homemade Sauerkraut

Did you know that Fermented Foods like Sauerkraut is a great way to get the health benefits of probiotics? You can easily make this Super Easy Sauerkraut at home and have your own homemade probiotics for a fraction of the cost that buying supplements would be. Healthier wallet - healthier you!

Though this is health blog, you might have noticed that I don't have fermented foods on my blog, but that is going to be changing. Probiotics are super important for good gut health, but they can be pricey. Fermented foods are a great way to get good bacteria into your gut, and this easy homemade sauerkraut recipe is just the thing to empower you to do this yourself. I've been meaning to make some ...Read The Full Post