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Very Berry Gluten-free Muffins

Posted 28 June 2014 | By | Categories: cake, coconut flour, coconut palm sugar, gluten free, grain free | 2 Comments

4th of July in the United States is known as Independence Day, a time when North Americans remember the day our country gained independence from British rule. The United States is a relatively new country, at least to those of European descent. The continent itself is ancient and alive with history we never learn in […]


Soft “Oatmeal” Cinnamon Raisin Cookies

Posted 14 June 2014 | By | Categories: almond flour, cookies, gluten free, grain free, healthy dessert, recipe | No Comments

When I was little, chocolate chip cookies were my favorite type of cookies on the planet. Oatmeal raisin? Not so much. It wasn’t that I didn’t like them, because I did, they just weren’t at the top of the list. It wasn’t until I started cooking and baking when I was 9 or 10 that […]


Zucchini Spaghetti Recipe

Posted 16 July 2012 | By | Categories: gluten free, glycemic index, grain free, raw food, vegetables | No Comments

This healthy zucchini spaghetti recipe is made with homemade zucchini noodles. I made the zucchini noodles in this spiralizer, which is quite easy to do. With four zucchini plants in the garden, I have enough to make dinner for my family (and then some). Local produce tastes fresher and contains more nutrients, so I suggest […]


Wonderful Pound Cake

Posted 02 July 2012 | By | Categories: cake, grain free | 2 Comments

This recipe is a part of Simply Sugar and Gluten Free’s ‘Slightly Indulgent Tuesdays‘! This gluten-free pound cake recipe was inspired by a recipe in my grandmother’s Better Home’s and Gardens cookbook. I was flipping through it the other day, wondering what I could make for the 4th of July, and the recipe for “Wonderful […]


Spicy “Noodle” Bowl

Posted 09 June 2012 | By | Categories: gluten free, grain free, health food, healthy foods, nutrition | 3 Comments

Here’s a spicy, simply “noodle” bowl I put together for lunch today. In my previous post, I mentioned the top 7 health benefits of cayenne pepper. In this recipe, I use jalapeƱo pepper, which has many of the same health benefits, including raising the body’s metabolic rate and increasing cardiovascular health. Have you ever made […]


Easy Deviled Eggs

Posted 26 March 2012 | By | Categories: gluten free, grain free, paleolithic | 1 Comment

For the next two weeks, I will be posting recipes non-stop in preparation for the Easter holiday. I love Easter, and these next few posts will only remind you of this fact. Something about the newness of the year that gets my energy moving faster. I honestly believe that the new year should start at […]


Sausage Balls

Posted 10 March 2012 | By | Categories: almond flour, grain free, paleolithic | 3 Comments

This Paleo snack is a part of Simply Sugar and Gluten Free’s Simply Indulgent Tuesday A paleo snack or breakfast that’s worth celebrating? Sausage balls to the rescue! These nutrient dense, high protein snacks fuel the mind, rev up the metabolic rate and increase satiation. This sausage balls recipe is a take from Paula Deen’s […]


Strawberry Muffins

Posted 05 March 2012 | By | Categories: coconut flour, cookbook, gluten free, grain free, health food, healthy dessert, healthy foods | 1 Comment

This post is a part of Slightly Indulgent Tuesdays over at Simply Sugar and Gluten-free These strawberry muffins are actually from my newest online cookbook, The Unconventional Gluten-free Cookbook. In it, I give more in depth analysis of the nutrition information of my recipes (which include chocolate cake, Paleo meatloaf, new green smoothies and more), […]


Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

Posted 30 October 2011 | By | Categories: coconut palm sugar, gluten free, grain free, health food, healthy foods, healthy indulgence | No Comments

Check out last year’s post on tips for having a healthy Halloween Chocolate and peanut butter together may equal harmony; however, the traditional packaged treats are any thing but harmonious. Trans-fat and sugar galore – Halloween is scary enough. That’s why I’ve put together my favorite dark chocolate peanut butter cups, using unsweetened chocolate, a […]

Beyond Sugar Free

Beyond Sugar Free

Posted 01 October 2010 | By | Categories: grain free, sugar free | 15 Comments

Today is October 1st, 2010. It a brand new month and a brand new day. This day has never been seen or experienced before, and it is a day that I make a challenge to myself. I have been sugar free for over a year now, avoiding all sweeteners that raise blood sugar and insulin […]

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