Low-Carb Thai Coconut Chicken Soup – gluten free, paleo & dairy free

Soups and stews are the perfect food for cooler weather.  We love foods like my Super Fast Lentils or this Creamy Root Vegetable Soup to warm us on chilly nights.  So thrilled to have Susan Brownfield from The Natural Singer to share her recipe for Thai Coconut Chicken Soup with us. I suspect it will be a new favorite of ours! Many families have a go-to soup recipe. The go-to recipe in our home ...Read The Full Post

Autoimmune Protocol Pumpkin Pie Spice Blend – No Seed or Berry Spices!

Today I have something I started working on about a year ago -- an AIP Pumpkin Pie Spice.I love making my own homemade seasoning blends.  From The "Best" Chili Powder to Taco Seasoning, to our favorite spice blend, Chat Masala, I've been making my own homemade spice blends for years.It saves me money, you have total control over the ingredients (no fillers or anti-caking agents in my ...Read The Full Post

23 Healthy Pumpkin Recipes – gluten-free with dairy and egg-free options

 It's fall - crisp air, colored leaves, jackets, ice hockey, and -- yes, pumpkin.Not sure what it is but all of us who like to bake (and eat) really seem to gravitate towards recipes that highlight this wonderful squash.Well, for all of you pumpkin lovers out there, do I have a roundup of wonderful, whole foods recipes from all around the internet for you.  This is a revamp of ...Read The Full Post

Pumpkin Snickerdoodles – New Grain-Free Option! (gluten, dairy, and sugar-free w/ vegan & AIP option)

Pumpkin recipes are just one of my favorite things.  I have a few here on my blog, one of our favorites, Soft Pumpkin Cookies, and homemade pumpkin pie spice, and even a dairy-free pumpkin creamer, but these Pumpkin Snickerdoodles are something special.They're a gluten-free cookie and they're so good - my boys ask for them pretty much every time I tell them I feel like baking :).I shared ...Read The Full Post

No-Cook Pumpkin Chia Pudding – paleo, vegan, & low carb

If you're like me, finding healthy breakfast or healthy dessert recipes can be a bit tough. When I was younger, I would have dried cereal or cinnamon toast, for breakfast, but alas, those days are over now that we're eating whole foods that are gluten-free.Before we get into this fabulous recipe for Pumpkin Chia Pudding, some other great options that you might enjoy are Breakfast Cookies, ...Read The Full Post

Pumpkin Pie Spiced Creamer – Dairy and Sugar Free

{I love pumpkin so much that I am happy to eat it in all its forms all year round.  We love these Pumpkin Snickerdoodles, Soft Pumpkin Cookies, and my Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice, and here's a grouping of Healthy Pumpkin Recipes if that isn't enough for you.  Today Tiffany from Don't Waste the Crumbs brings you a Dairy-Free Creamer that is the latest addition to our repertoire of yummy healthy ...Read The Full Post

Making Bone Broth – 5 Tips for Awesome Homemade Bone Broth and a Sure-Fire Chicken Broth Recipe

{Bone broth - it's touted as one of the most healing foods out there, but I didn't make it for years. Why? Mainly because I didn't know how to make bone broth.Seemed daunting to me, between getting the bones, what kind of pot to use, what recipe to use -- and on and on. If you want to make broth but don't know how to get started, or you'd like tips to make the best broth you can -- you've come ...Read The Full Post

Grain-free Zucchini Lasagna Recipe – low-carb with dairy and egg free options

{Lasagna is one of my all-time favorite foods, but since we are low carb and my son has life-threatening allergies to dairy and eggs, we've never made it.  Thanks to Erin from Eat Real Stay Sane, we have a new option with this great Grain free Lasagna recipe! This low-carb lasagna is just what this mom ordered!}Italian food is my favorite type of food, not gonna lie. Lasagna is my second ...Read The Full Post

35 Homemade Spice Mixes and How to Use Them

I have been making my own homemade spice mixes for a long time -- and for several reasons.Save Money When you make your own food, rather than buying packaged, pre-made products, you save money.  Plain and simple.Having someone else make it for you costs more.  Plus, since you are buying more things (the raw ingredients and the finished product), you are likely wasting more as food does ...Read The Full Post

Cookies, Candies, and Puddings, Oh My! – 45 Low Carb Desserts

Last week I shared with you a huge list of 35 low carb snacks.  So many of those are either favorites of ours, or are on the list to be made soon!  This week, I have an even bigger list of low carb desserts, with all of them also being vegan desserts (or having vegan options). I am not a vegan, but my son has life-threatening food allergies, so we typically don't use egg or dairy when making ...Read The Full Post