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5 Minute Chocolate Cookies {no grains, dairy, eggs, or refined sugar}

By | February 18, 2014

By Kimball Young, contributing writer It’s been many months since we’ve had blanched almond flour in our house.  I am pretty loyal to one particular brand, and I keep forgetting to order it!  I love Honeyville Farms blanched almond flour because it is ground very finely and has more moisture in it than other brands Read More

12 Valentine’s Day Treats

By | February 11, 2014

I am not a huge fan of Valentine’s Day (mainly because I think that is perpetuates the idea of “you must have a mate to be happy” which is so not true!) and I don’t have any big plans to celebrate this year.  I am not big on buying a gift for my spouse on Read More

Strawberry Coconut Butter Hearts

By | February 7, 2014

Editor’s Note: Today’s guest post is from Jo at Nourishing Time. Jo is an attached mom to her smarty-pants son and a full-time student majoring in Public Health. She is fascinated with holistic healing and loves to read, cook, and watch Grey’s Anatomy in her spare time. She blogs at Nourishing Time about natural ways Read More

Easy Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

By | January 23, 2014

As a lover of both peanut butter and chocolate, I strive to find healthy ways to enjoy both!  One day, when I was making some simple peanut butter cookies, I decided to throw some chocolate chips in the batter.  The combination is delicious, and the recipe so simple, I don’t even have to look it Read More

Real Reasons to Remove Sugar from the Pantry

By | January 7, 2014

Our bodies need sugar. In fact every cell in the body (including our precious brain cells) require  sugar (glucose) for healthy function. Americans, on average, who eat a “typical” American diet consume about three pounds of sugar (and/or artificial sweeteners) each week. So … we should all be geniuses, right? Seriously, though, we have a major Read More

Hosting a Cookie Exchange (and Allergy-Friendly Cookie Options)

By | December 4, 2013

Images by GAPS Diet Journey (Picture 1) (Picture 2) and Loving Our Guts By Julia Mangan, Contributing Writer It’s that time of year: Christmas Cookie Time! If you love enjoying a wide variety of different homemade cookies but don’t enjoy the amount of time it takes to make them, why not host a cookie exchange Read More

Remembering our Loved Ones with Food {Sourdough Bread Pudding Recipe}

By | December 4, 2013

By Jeanne of O’Mamas, Contributing Writer. I remember so vividly the moment my grandmother (affectionally known as Pidge) gave me her mother’s recipe for bread pudding.  It was October, 2001.  I had broken up with a long-time boyfriend and just moved into a new apartment in Beverly Hills on Peck Drive.  As in Gregory Peck.  One Read More

Almond and Coconut Flour Pie Crust

By | November 5, 2013

  With Thanksgiving and Christmas coming up, there’s bound to be pie in your life sometime soon!  Whether you’re hosting a holiday and have friends with dietary restrictions, or you yourself have food allergies, it’s always a good idea to have a few allergen-free tricks up your sleeve.  Try these recipes for almond and coconut Read More

Recipe Collection: Cream Cheese Frosting

By | July 25, 2013

This frosting is very simple, very quick, and includes only 4 ingredients.  We put it on any cakes, our carrot cake waffles, or even use as a fruit dip! Ingredients: 1/2 c. cream cheese 1/2 c. butter 1 tsp. vanilla 1/2 c. powdered sucanat* *To make this, just run sucanat through a blender or food Read More

Recipe Collection: Lemon Sherbet from Simply Summer

By | May 2, 2013

A quick note to our email subscribers.  We are in the process of changing over to a new email subscription provider — Mailchimp is the new one.  If you like getting our emails but are confused why you’ve gotten them twice the last couple of days, please don’t unsubscribe from the new list!  We will Read More

Recipe Collection: Chocolate Fudge Sauce

By | April 18, 2013

The other night I was planning to make some butterscotch sauce to go on my ice cream.  I’m craving ice cream lately — not for the sugar, but for the cream and the egg yolks (I also crave butter).  Thankfully I’m not craving chocolate much, which is a sign of magnesium deficiency (I craved it Read More

Recipe Collection : Simple Strawberry Cheesecake

By | April 11, 2013

By Jill, Editor of Modern Alternative Kitchen I love cheesecake. I love simple. I love a dessert that I can easily whip up while cooking a meal throughout the day. This gluten-free recipe fits all of those criteria and is so yummy! I am writing this the morning after I made it and having to Read More


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