20 Real Food Homemade Ice Cream Recipes

real food vanilla icecream

 Yum! Summer’s not quite over – especially for us here in Arizona! But I figure homemade ice cream recipes are good year-round. 🙂 Sometimes we think of ice cream as an unhealthy, sugar-filled, fat-laden overindulgent treat with no merits. But I really feel differently! Sure, most store-bought ice cream is just exactly that. (Although, Haagen … Read more

17 Real Food Pumpkin Pie Recipes… that AREN’T Pie!

17 Real Food Pumpkin Pie Recipes... That AREN'T Pie!

  I don’t think I have to be the one to tell you about how awesome pumpkin pie is. Mmm! The epitome of fall season: soft, creamy, pumpkin-y goodness, either hot or cold! With whipped cream on top…     Yum.     But what if pumpkin pie was only a starting point for something … Read more

Dairy/Egg/Nut-Free Banana Bread

Dairy/Egg/Nut-Free Banana Bread - yum!

So, since my kids are not able to have dairy (except for ghee, which is awesome), eggs, or nuts, something like banana nut bread, in years past, would have been out of the question. But thank goodness for improvising! We (my hubby and I) have worked out a fantastic dairy egg nut free banana bread … Read more

22 Grain-Free Cake Recipes

22 Grain-Free Cake Recipes for your Next Celebration

Hey, just because you’ve decided to give up grains doesn’t mean you have to stop celebrating! There are plenty of cakes out there that can be made without grains, and they taste delicious too. So, for the next birthday in your life, or graduation, or whatever you happen to be celebrating, take a look at … Read more

14 Amazing Gluten-Free Brownie Recipes to Try

14 Amazing Gluten Free brownies to try!!!!

BROWNIES. Let’s just say that again all together: BROWWWWNNNNIIIEEEEEESSS. There, now that we got that out of the way, let’s talk about what makes the following brownie recipes so special: they are all gluten-free. Yep, gluten free brownie recipes, all rolled together in one place, just for you. It’s ’cause I love you. Here you … Read more

Coco-Sunbutter Freezer Fudge (Paleo, GAPS, SCD)

This freezer fudge whips up real quick! Paleo, GAPS, SCD. Yum!

Writer’s block. I had always heard of it, and yet never really personally experienced it. Writing is my love! My outlet, my passion. And when I can’t sit down and write, I kind of don’t know what to do with myself. So that’s been my story these past six weeks or so. . . writer’s … Read more

GAPS Sunflower Seed Cake – Grain-Free, Dairy-Free, Egg-Free, Nut-Free

GAPS-legal Sunflower Seed birthday cake - Grain-free, dairy-free, nut-free, egg-free, refined sugar-free.

Here’s a quick recipe for you. This is a slice of birthday cake I made a while back, for my son who at the time couldn’t eat any dairy, eggs, or nuts. Since we’re on the GAPS diet for gut healing, it’s also grain-free and refined sugar-free. I based it off of the recipe in … Read more

Acorn Squash Custard (paleo, GAPS)

Our family loves this custard! (Paleo, GAPS)

Yesterday I wrote about an easy way to make acorn squash. Well, next time you make some, make double, and use the rest to make this acorn squash custard! I made this for my 7 year old’s birthday, and we all loved it. This simple and delicious custard is gluten free, paleo, GAPS legal, as … Read more

GAPS Meringue Cookies

Finally a recipe for meringue cookies that doesn't call for cream of tartar. These are so yummy and remind me of peanut brittle...

So let’s get one thing straight: I have a tiny confession to make. Prior to this week, I had never eaten meringue cookies. Not even meringue pie. So. . . when I was searching around the interwebs for something to do with my leftover egg whites, and came across meringue cookies, I decided to give … Read more