Category Archives for Nutrients

Dried Pears

Yesterday I stopped by Natural Grocer’s to pick up a few things and noticed some yummy looking produce in the quick-sell bin that caught my eye.ย  Don’t these pears look so pretty and fall-ish (yes, it’s a word). I had an epiphany and decided it was time to break out the ol’ dehydrator for some […]

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Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

First off, I feel like I should apologize for not getting any blogging done in over a month! Things have been super crazy busy lately (ok, I’ve said that before- excuses, excuses) But hopefully this recipe will make up for it ๐Ÿ™‚ One reason I’ve been slacking on my blogging duties has to do with […]

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Homemade Bone Broth

Have you noticed how bone broth is the hot new superfood every one is talking about right now? I even saw an article on FB the other day about how trendy New Yorkers are giving up their Starbucks in favor of a nice cuppa broth. It’s so exciting to see real food becoming mainstream! Maybe […]

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Three Great Real Food Books

So much has been going on round here, it’s been hard to keep up! Fortunately, the things that have been keeping me busy are activities that are moving me closer to my goals, so it’s all good ๐Ÿ™‚ย  Even though I haven’t had much time for posting, I’ve actually been very busy working on the […]

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How To: Make Coconut Milk

Since dairy products are off the table for me (literally) I’ve had to turn to other sources for anyย  dairy-like products to substitute with. Enter: coconut milk.ย  You can buy coconut milk at the store, either canned on the shelf or in a carton in the refrigerated section. However, I don’t like to buy coconut […]

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Easy Pumpkin Chai Latte

There are lots of pumpkin chai latte recipes floating around in the netherworlds of the Web. Some of them are a tad on the complicated side, and I don’t know about you, but if I can’t throw together a tea recipe in under five minutes, it’s probably not gonna happen. Before I get to the […]

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My AIP Journey- Day 14

Day 14 Breakfast– Leftover chicken and veggie soup. There wasn’t a lot left so a few hours later I made a pumpkin smoothie. Felt like I was having a lot of “liquids and was ready for something more substantial. Lunch- I chopped up a sweet potato and made hashbrowns in the skillet, which I topped […]

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My AIP Journey- What I’m Eating Now

So, when I started this blog a wee, short, few months ago, I intended to share with you my daily meal plans for the Autoimmune Paleo Protocol. Unfortunately, between figuring out the whole blogging thing (what the heck are plug ins? RSS feed?!? widgets! Thanks goodness for the “For Dummies” series. Oh, and YouTube), and […]

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My AIP Journey- Day 13

Day 13- January 13, 2015 So, in case you haven’t figured it out.. I’ve missed a few days on journaling my AIP diet. Unfortunately, it’s just not always that easy to sit down and get it all typed out. And then a few days go by and I forget what I even ate. Which is […]

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My AIP Journey- Day 7, 8, and 9!

Why 3 days in a row? Well… there’s been a little excitement around here! My sister had a baby boy on January 7th! It was awesome, exciting, amazing…and exhausting. Yes, I’m talking about for me. ๐Ÿ™‚ I got a call at about 1:20 a.m. Tuesday night (I guess I should say Wednesday morning).ย  I jumped […]

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