Amazing Paleo Pizza Crust – vegan, autoimmune paleo & cauliflower-free

Missing pizza on your special diet? We've been gluten free for a long time and more recently have gone more and more grain free so this paleo pizza crust is just what we needed. PLUS it's dairy and egg free so my son with food allergies can eat it!

Our family has been eating more and more grain-free, and so I have loved the grain-free taco shells and grain-free tortillas that Jennifer shared with us recently. But today, I have another amazing grain-free recipe to share with you today --PIZZA! Even though the modern pizza originated in Italy, it's considered to be a real American staple. And boy do we love it in our home. ...Read The Full Post

Secret-Ingredient Baked Paleo Tortillas – grain free, nut free, and vegan

Homemade Tortillas - Grain free and Paleo and Vegan. An ingenius use of just a few ingredients make a fabulous recipe for those on special diet. These would make great wraps for nut butters, eggs, meat, chicken...the possibilities are endless. Great for packed lunches too.

{Since our whole family is on special diets, I try to find substitutes for common foods that we love--dairy free ice cream, homemade marshmallows, homemade ketchup, and homemade chocolate chips are some of our favorites. Now we get to add this grain free homemade tortilla recipe from Predominantly Paleo. Last time, she shared a grain-free taco shells recipe.  Make sure you head over there if you ...Read The Full Post

Vegan Homemade Crackers Made from — Lentils?! grain free & nut free options

Homemade Crackers - Make with LENTILS & Buckwheat. This great cracker recipe has grain and nut free options!

{What a treat!  You've gotta love this.  Just when you thought you'd seen every lentil dish imaginable in my Lentil Recipe Roundup, along comes these Homemade Crackers made from -- LENTILS!  From Julia of Swirls and Spice.  Make them either gluten-free or grain-free!  Genius, I'm telling you. Pure genius!} With their rich, nutty taste, homemade lentil crackers are much more satisfying than the ...Read The Full Post

Fresh Strawberry Scones – gluten and sugar free with vegan option

Strawberry Scone Recipe - Gluten free and sugar free with vegan option

{Today, please welcome Sandi Gaertner from Fearless Dining, with a fabulous gluten-free scone recipe, just loaded with fresh strawberries.  My youngest is just begging me to make these!} Today in our farm box we had lots of fresh strawberries! Spring is prime strawberry season here in the Bay Area and big, local strawberries are EVERYWHERE. There is even a person on the corner of our street ...Read The Full Post

Secret-Ingredient Homemade Taco Shells (grain free & vegan)

Grain Free Taco shells toasting in oven

As my family has gone more and more grain free we've been eating more recipes like Grain-free Bibimbap, Grain free Tortillas, Focaccia Flax Bread, and Grain-free Sushi. Now I'm thrilled to have these Paleo Taco Shells from Jennifer at Predominantly Paleo to add to our list.  You'll never guess the ingredient she uses to make them.  I sure wouldn't have! Are you going grain-free, or at least ...Read The Full Post

Gluten-Free Sourdough Starter

Love sourdough but you're gluten-free? This Gluten Free Sourdough Starter is so easy- you can have tasty sourdough bread ready right away. With this Gluten Free Sourdough Starter it's super simple so you can get started right away without any special ingredients, and you can use a whole variety of gluten free flours.

{From Adrienne - If you love sourdough like I do, but you've done on a gluten-free diet, I have the perfect treat for you. A recipe for Gluten-Free Sourdough Starter. I'm convinced the gluten is a big health concern for many, but I still love good bread.  And while this flax bread is one of our favorites, I've been thinking about sourdough a lot since I found out that I can tolerate fermented ...Read The Full Post

3-Ingredient Buckwheat Galettes (Buckwheat Pancakes) with vegan option

These buckwheat pancakes can be used as pancakes or wraps and they freeze great!

One of the biggest challenges to being a gluten-free family is having affordable bread alternatives around so you can easily throw together a quick meal or a snack. Today's recipe, Buckwheat Galettes (or Buckwheat Pancakes) is one recipe in our home that has become a staple.  They make a great gluten free wrap that is so much less expensive than those "priced through the roof" wraps in health ...Read The Full Post

On the Road with Special Diets ~ and Focaccia Flax Bread (gluten-free with vegan option) {Balanced Platter}

  Are you or a loved one on a special diet? If so, you know how hard it can be to travel. Stopping at fast food places, eating at restaurants, and the like can be very difficult. Whether or not you are on or know someone on a special diet, join me today over at The Balanced Platter where I'm sharing some of my favorite foods to take on the road (not that we get there very often ...Read The Full Post

Healthy Meals Your Kids Will Love to Eat!

Fruit Kids Breakfast

Getting your kids to eat healthy can be like tough. Especially when their barraged by commercials touting the: latest fast food fad cartoon-sponsored fake fruit, or heated, slurried and molded cereal shape Well, I'm hoping to give you a little oasis in the middle of your desert of food prep for your hungry munchkins. And of course, these all are yummy enough to be enjoyed by ...Read The Full Post

Healthy Valentine's Progressive Dinner – Breakfast!

Valentines Heart

The countdown to Valentine's Day continues. My son asked me the other day, "Mom, is Valentine's Day really a special holiday - because it doesn't seem like it is to me - you know, like Thanksgiving." Well, I said, "In one sense, you are right.  Thanksgiving is more important.  But it truth, Valentine's Day is important in that it's a reminder that we should be showing love to those who are near ...Read The Full Post