Which 4 Letter Word Describes your Hot Dog?

© iStockPhoto/DustyPixel What’s summer without burgers and hot dogs on the barbecue?!! When I was a child, we used to have watermelon seed spitting contests. That’s when there were still seeds in the watermelon. Whatever happened to those seeds, anyway? Do you notice how there are always a couple in every watermelon still? Nature always […]

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“Cheesy” Paleo Meatloaf

Happy almost Father’s Day! I’ve been playing around with this recipe for a while now. I never thought I would enjoy Paleo meatloaf without grain based bread crumbs, but I was wrong! When you start thinking outside the box of traditional cooking ingredients, it really is amazing what you can create. Living with dietary restrictions […]

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The girl in the powder puff chair.

“What the world needs now, is love, sweet love.” -Hal David It needs a lot more love, doesn’t it? We all know that, but how we each choose to spread the love is different, isn’t it? When I was a child, I used to do so by sitting back and observing. I was the baby […]

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Simple Dairy Free Hot Chocolate

There are two things I miss most, being on a gluten free, dairy free diet. Surprisingly, neither of them involve gluten or wheat! I used to love pizza, but the part of it that I miss most is the melted mozzarella! Yum. What I miss more than mozzarella, though, is cheddar cheese. And the other […]

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Paleo Chocolate Fudge, Dairy & Refined Sugar Free!

Since we have a coconut/cacao theme going this month, I thought I’d add another related recipe, just in time for Mother’s Day. If your mother can’t consume milk products, and/or is looking for a healthier version of fudge, here it is. I have to confess that I never really was a fan of fudge. I […]

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Homemade, Dairy Free Coconut Milk

Hi there! This post is for anyone who is looking for a healthier, food allergen free alternative to conventional milk. Nut based milks are a common replacement, but consuming too many nuts can spell really bad news for your gut, and many are highly allergenic. Limiting yourself to eating a handful a day of raw […]

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Dairy Free Chocolate Pudding, Anyone?

Finally, a new recipe! Sorry for the delay. There’s been a lot distracting me lately. More on that below. The good news is that this recipe is chock full of healthy fats, which your body really needs. It’s refined sugar free, and is also free of the top 8 food allergens! The bad news is […]

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Trying to get back to regular blog postings!

Happy almost spring!!!! Here in the Northeastern USA, we are all anxiously awaiting a warmer, sunnier time of year. It’s just around the corner. Woo hoo! I haven’t written many blog posts since December, and there’s a reason for that, other than the chill that’s been in the air. Let me explain. For the handful […]

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25 Ways to Make it your Best Valentine’s Day Ever!

It may be cold and snowy where you live, but Valentine’s Day will warm things up next week! How will you heat things up for yourself and others, and spread the love? To me, the most meaningful gifts are the ones that someone has poured thought into, rather than just money. Valentine’s Day is about […]

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The Simplest Chicken Recipe Ever!

Until recently, the only way I would eat dark meat poultry was when it had been simmered in tomato sauce for a few hours (like my Hearty Bolognese Sauce recipe, which can be made without the Kielbasa). It just seemed to have a slimy texture that wasn’t appealing. Flash forward to a couple of months […]

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