Granola on top of apples

February 8, 2013
by Jen
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Grain Free Granola

If you are a regular visitor here, you know that we love granola at our house, so I set about finding a worthy grain free, gluten free, paleo style granola recipe to replace our old standby recipe. I started by … Continue reading

Almond biscotti and chocolate walnut biscotti

November 26, 2012
by Jen
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Paleo Biscotti

I’ve been craving a little something sweet and crunchy to go with my coffee or afternoon tea, so I started looking around for Paleo biscotti recipes.  There are lots of recipes available so I looked over the ones that sounded … Continue reading

Larabar Cherry 6

October 1, 2012
by Jen
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Homemade Cherry Pie “Larabars”

Like many other families, we love the flavors of Larabars but find the price tag of $1.50 per 1.8oz bar to be too high, so I decided to try making homemade Cherry Pie Larabars.  There are lots of recipes out … Continue reading

school lunch aug 20

August 20, 2012
by Jen
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How to Pack a Healthy School Lunch

As we start another school year I am once again ready to start packing healthy and waste free school lunches for my children.   Like many parents across the country, I am unhappy with not only the poor nutrition of … Continue reading

Stuffed Mushrooms

August 10, 2012
by Jen
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Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms

I found some beautiful mushrooms at Costco recently that were the perfect size for stuffing, so I made them with a delicious sweet Italian sausage and veggie stuffing.  My family indicated their approval by gobbling down the whole platter, so … Continue reading

Paleo Waffles with Strawberry Jam and Vanilla Balsamic Glaze

August 7, 2012
by Jen
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Paleo Waffles (My Kids Are Happy)

Thanks to my new internet food crush, Eat the Cookie, my children are happy with breakfast again!  I have been eating Paleo style for the past 6 weeks which means no grains of any sort so traditionally prepared breakfast staples … Continue reading

I enjoyed half of the bottles before I remembered to take pictures!

July 30, 2012
by Jen
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Homemade Kombucha (Yes, you can!)

I like everything about Kombucha except the price, so fortunately for me homemade Kombucha is cheap and easy to make!  If you are not familiar with this drink, Kombucha is a fermented and slightly fizzy tea drink.  It has a … Continue reading

Paleo Carnitas Chop

July 24, 2012
by Jen
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Paleo Eating Experiment – Part 3

Today was the last day of my Paleo style 30 day elimination diet called Whole30.  I decided to do this Whole30 because I was suffering with an increasingly bloated and sensitive stomach despite my long standing healthy eating habits.  As … Continue reading