My Most Requested Recipe – Pakistani Kima Beef Curry w/ vegan and AIP options

It seems every family has at least several recipes that are sure to please. For us, they are our Homemade "Almond Joy®" Bars, "DORITO®" Popcorn, Savory Hummus, Green Bean Chips, Surprisingly Good Popcorn, and this one--Pakistani Kima, otherwise known as Ground Beef Curry.This truly is my most requested recipe.  Hands down.And today (January 2016), I am updating this post.  I've been ...Read The Full Post

Easy Baked Chicken Nuggets – dairy & egg-free with gluten-free & grain-free options

I'm always on the lookout for easy recipes since my life is full. full. full.  And since Hamburger Helper isn't on the menu for this whole foodie family (though this healthy version is) anymore, I have to figure out alternative ways to get dinner on the table in a flash.If you struggle like that, and you're tempted to go through a drive through when time is tough, then this gluten-free chicken ...Read The Full Post

“Temaki” – Easy Grain-Free Paleo Sushi

{Our family loves ethnic foods.  And some of our favorites are on this blog - Pakistani Kima (ground beef curry), Moroccan Carrots, Moroccan Vinaigrette and Chat Masala, my version an Indian spice that goes great with almost anything. I lived in Japan for a year and sushi was one of the foods I was treated to frequently.  I'm thrilled that now to have a grain-free sushi recipe that fits ...Read The Full Post

What’s for Dinner? 30+ Grain-Free Healthy Beef Recipes

About 2:00 every afternoon, my 9 year old son asks, "Mom, what's for dinner?"Too much of the time I respond, "Umm... I don't know yet. Any good ideas?"Can you relate to this scenario?I'm a total foodie, so even though I have a number of stand-by recipes, I like to experiment in the kitchen. I enjoy new recipes, flavors, and exciting spice combinations. Often I don't know what I'm going ...Read The Full Post

Healthy Dinner in a Flash — Homemade Hamburger Helper

{Please welcome the talented Tessa the Domestic Diva.  She is bringing us an amazing Homemade Hamburger Helper - Beef Skillet.  Fast dinner without the box and the chemical ick!}As a mom, I absolutely ADORE one pot (or skillet) meals! They are convenient and super easy to clean up.As a child, I loved all the variations of Hamburger Helper...but today the frightening ingredient list ...Read The Full Post

DIY Meal-Replacement Shake – like “Pediasure ®”

{Please welcome Angela from Grassfed Mama.  She is sharing a fabulous recipe for DIY Meal Replacement Shake - a natural "Pediasure® alternative".  What a GREAT idea for those who want to eat Real Food but have an eating challenge.  LOVE it.} As a speech therapist, part of my job (about 60% in the nursing home) was swallowing evaluations and rehabilitation. As we age, sometimes we lose the ability ...Read The Full Post

Bibimbap – Korean Fried Rice (paleo, grain free, AIP options)

 {I love finding new easy dinner recipes to get me out of our dinner "rut".  Now, we still love my ground beef curry and this Homemade Hamburger Helper, but I'm thankful for this latest addition to our repertiore.  Please welcome Naomi from Almost Bananas as she brings us a recipe I have been sooo wanting to make:  Bibimbap.  Korean Fried Rice.  She has a lovely blog of whole food and has ...Read The Full Post

Low-Carb Comfort Food — Shepherd’s Pie with Roasted Veggies (grain & dairy free, vegan option)

Finding recipes that are kid-friendly and healthy can be a challenge. In our home, we love this Pakistani Kima, Gluten-free Chili Mac, Baked Chicken Nuggets, and this Oven Barbecued Chicken. Now, Candace from Candida-Free Candee shares a Low-Carb Shepherd's Pie Recipe that is sure to be a new favorite of ours.   Shepherd's pie typically is topped with mashed potatoes, which, while totally yummy, ...Read The Full Post

Need Dinner Fast? Healthy Chili Mac & More Quick and Easy Meals

I am always looking for easy healthy meals like our Pakistani Kima, Easy Baked Chicken Nuggets, Low Carb Shepherd's Pie, Healthy Hamburger Helper, and Oven Barbecued Chicken. So you know I was thrilled to get this Healthy Chili Mac Recipe from Tessa of Tessa Domestic Diva. I love Tessa's selection of healthy, attractive, and special diet friendly recipes (she's got a beautiful site as well.)  I ...Read The Full Post

Grain-Free, Egg-Free Paleo Meatballs with Dairy-Free Mushroom Sauce

{If you're on the paleo diet or have food allergies to dairy or egg, making meatballs can be a chore.  My mom's Homemade Spaghetti and Meatballs was one of my favorite childhood meals.  My mom would simmer the sauce all day and then would serve us a bunch on a piece of bread when it was almost done.....Mmmmmm...Well, my son is deathly allergic to dairy and egg whites, and we are also ...Read The Full Post