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Roasted Carrots and Mushrooms with Thyme – Savory Roast Carrot Side Dish

This roasted carrots and mushrooms dish is flavored with fresh thyme and roasted in the oven to bring out the naturally sweet flavor of the carrots. It’s scrumptious! Using fresh herbs for cooking recipes adds so much flavor. For today’s recipe, the fresh thyme is one of the stars! Don’t know how to cook veggies in the …

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Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal – Hearty Gluten Free Oatmeal Breakfast for Fall

I seem to be putting pumpkin puree in everything lately. How about you? It seems that, for foodies, this time of the year could aptly be called “pumpkin season.” Today’s offering is a pumpkin spice oatmeal bowl that is hearty, satisfying and full of the flavors of fall. I love using pumpkin puree. It has a …

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Whole30 Shepherd’s Pie – Gluten Free English Shepherd Pie

Fall is the time for savory comfort food style casseroles with full bodied flavor. This hearty Whole30 Shepherd’s Pie is a gluten free and Paleo version of the traditional English casserole.  My husband is English and loves it when I make Shepherd’s Pie.  But the normal dish uses mashed potatoes with butter and cream, as well …

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Spiced Toasted Pumpkin Seeds – Fun Halloween Snack

Halloween is a super fun time for kids.  Carving pumpkins and trick or treating will have them delighted for weeks. But don’t throw those pumpkin seeds away when you carve the pumpkin! Turn them into Spiced Toasted Pumpkin Seeds by using Pumpkin Pie Spice. This is the time of the year when toasted nuts and …

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BBQ Ranch Chicken Casserole – Hearty Chicken Bake with Barbecue Sauce

The cooler weather is on the way and for me that means cooking lots of casseroles.  This BBQ Ranch Chicken Casserole is rich and hearty and the perfect way to warm you up on a cool autumn night. And the fact that it’s one of my 30 minute meals makes it an added bonus for …

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Sunflower Nut Butter Energy Bites

Looking for a healthy and super tasty treat? These tasty sunflower nut butter energy bites are the perfect after work out pick me up. They are sweetened only with medjool dates and are sinfully delicious. These little balls of chocolatey bliss are crazy delicious and are paleo, gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegan. They have a peanut …

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How To Caramelize Onions – Tips for Success Every Time

Learning how to caramelize onions is a kitchen task that any cook should be able to do.  Caramelized onions taste great on so many foods, but can be a little tricky to master. These cooking tips will help you make perfect caramelized onions every time. There is nothing quite like the taste of caramelized onions.  Most …

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Cherry Crumble – Paleo – Dairy Free – Gluten Free

If you love chocolate and cherries like I do, check out these chocolate cherry macaroons for a lighter Christmas sweet treat.It’s cherry time! I love the summer months when all sorts of fruit is available.  For today’s dessert recipe, we’ll be making this delicious cherry crumble that fits right into a Paleo or gluten free …

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Spicy Almond Butter Dressing – Gluten Free – Paleo – Whole30 Compliant

Looking for a tasty dressing for your lunch time salad? Give this delicious Spicy Almond Butter Dressing a try. It has an Asian flare and is perfect to serve on salads of spiralized noodles. It is one of my favorite Whole30 recipes. This yummy dressing is a lovely blend of natural almond butter mixed with olive …

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Orange Dark Chocolate Cookies with Macadamia Nuts

One of my favorite flavor combinations for cookies is orange and dark chocolate. It is bright and fresh with a decadent touch. These Orange Dark Chocolate Cookies have the addition of macadamia nuts for extra crunch and are just delicious! And best of all, the cookies are totally gluten free! Treating yourself to baked goods …

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Paleo Worcestershire Sauce – Soy Free and Gluten Free

Worcestershire Sauce is an ingredient that is called for in many recipes, but it contains soy, as well as some other not so good for you ingredients.  This Paleo Worcestershire Sauce is a healthy twist on the traditional pantry staple and is really simple to make. It makes a nice addition to my cooking tips …

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Teriyaki Beef Stir Fry – Easy and Tasty 30 Minute Meal

When busy weeknights roll around, some of my favorite 30 minute meals are stir fries.  This teriyaki beef stir fry is loaded with flavor and the goodness of healthy vegetables and is on the table in less than 30 minutes. This delicious recipe for teriyaki beef stir fry has tender slices of beef, sauteed with …

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Whole30 Breakfast Recipes – Easy Paleo Ideas to Start your Day

These Whole30 Breakfast recipes are some that I used to get me going in the morning and allowed me to see that eggs can be cooked in more than just one way! Even though my Whole30 is done, many of these breakfast recipes have become favorites for both me and my husband. If you have …

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Paleo Banana Nut Muffins – Gluten Free – Sugar Free – Dairy Free

These Paleo Banana Nut Muffins are simple to make and have no added sugar. They are one of my favorite quick grab and go breakfast recipes for those mornings when you have to get out the door in a hurry. Baking can be a challenge on a Paleo diet, but these Paleo baking tips will …

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Lemon Coconut Energy Bites – Paleo – Whole30 – Gluten Free

Are you looking for a quick pick me up after a workout? Try these lemon coconut energy bites. These little balls of goodness are Paleo, Whole30 and gluten free and taste really great. Most energy bites and granola bar style recipes are loaded with some form of sugar.  These little balls are lightly sweetened with …

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Clarified Butter Recipe – Separate Those Milk Solids From Butter Fat!

 If you follow the Paleo or Whole30 diet plants, normal butter is a bit of a no-no. For this reason, knowing how to make clarified butter is one of my most often used cooking tips.I have been using clarified butter in many of my recipes lately and love it. It has a much higher smoke …

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Gluten Free Banana Bread – Paleo – Sugar Free – Clean Eating

What’s a girl gonna do when she is trying to cut down on flour and sugar but really feels like banana bread? No problem at all! This gluten free banana bread contains no added sugar and uses coconut flour and eggs. The recipe makes a really large loaf and has about 150 calories for a 1/10th …

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Grain Free Muesli – Kick the Carbs! Whole30 – Paleo

This grain free muesli is great for those busy mornings when you don’t have time to spend preparing a cooked breakfast.  It has lots of proteins from the nuts and seeds, and is packed with healthy fats. What a great addition to your gluten free breakfast recipes! I have been trying to eat grain free …

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Caramelized Mushroom Breakfast Bowl – Paleo – Whole30 – Gluten Free – Dairy Free

This amazing caramelized mushroom breakfast bowl combines bacon and eggs with fruit, avocados and spinach for one delicious and filling start to the day. It’s an added benefit that this dish is one of my 30 minute meals, too! I love a breakfast recipe that can be assembled and served in a single bowl. Doing …

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Clean Eating Barbecue Sauce – Paleo – Sugar Free – Gluten Free

This clean eating barbecue sauce has a spicy and smoky flavor that is perfect on so many cuts of meat. It fits into a Paleo, Gluten Free, Whole30 or Sugar Free diet and is super easy to make. Grilling recipes are popular in our house all year round, but the grill really gets a real workout in …

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