Chocolate Coconut Banana Pancakes – Grain-Free and Nutritious!

Chocolate, Coconut, Banana Pancakes - Grain, Gluten, Dairy and Sugar Free yet still filling and delicious!

A pancake recipe that’s low carb, sweetened with banana and honey (no sugar!), satisfying and nutritious! Who woulda thought pancakes could be so delicious and so good for you at the same time?! Now that I’ve been on the GAPS diet for a few months, I’ve really seen an improvement in energy, concentration, overall outlook […]

Coconut Banana Chocolate Muffins – Grain-Free with Coconut Flour

Coconut Banana Chocolate Muffin Recipe - Grain-Free, GAPS, Paleo and healthy!

These muffins are such a treat, with bananas, vegan chocolate chips and shredded coconut, you’ll never believe they are healthy, nourishing and guilt-free! When I switched to the GAPS diet (based on this book, [amazon_link id="0954852028" target="_blank" ]Gut and Psychology Syndrome[/amazon_link]) three months ago to heal my eczema (among other issues), my sweet tooth was […]

How to Make Coconut Milk from Shredded Coconut – the easy way!

How to Make Coconut Milk at Home from Shredded Coconut (the easy way!)

Coconut milk is a very nutritious alternative to cow’s milk – for those who are allergic, vegan, or just want to switch to a healthier alternative. Unfortunately, many of the coconut milks in the store contain additives, sweeteners and preservatives that I’m not comfortable consuming. So, I make my own! I went off dairy products […]

Spiced Honey Apple Pie Recipe – Gluten-Free

Spiced Honey Apple Pie with a Gluten-Free Crust

Spice up your plain ‘ole apple pie recipe with this one – just in time for the holidays! And with a gluten-free crust, everyone can indulge! Pies, soups, mugs of hot cocoa, apple picking, pumpkins…I feel warm and cozy just thinking about fall and the coming holidays. It’s getting quite cold here tonight, so it […]

Butternut Squash Soup Recipe – GAPS, Paleo, Slow Cooker

Butternut Squash Soup Recipe with Homemade Chicken Stock

A nourishing, hearty delicious butternut squash soup recipe that’s made from homemade chicken stock. Feeds the heart, soul and entire immune system! Butternut squash is one of my favorite vegetables so I was excited to learn it is a common vegetable used while on the GAPS diet (based on the book, Gut and Psychology Syndrome […]

Crispy Rice and Oats Treats – Healthier and Delicious!

Healthier Rice Krispie Treats

Today I’m writing over at Inner Child Food to share a new favorite treat in our household. It’s a twist on the good ole’ Rice Krispie Treats, but instead of marshmallows, it has natural peanut butter, raw honey and oats – all of which add some protein, fiber and nutrition that’s completely missing with processed marshmallows. […]

Chocolate Banana Muffins with Coconut Flour – Grain and Gluten-Free!

Coconut Flour Banana Chocolate Muffins - Gluten-Free!

Who doesn’t love the combination of fruit and chocolate? I sure can’t resist it and when I bought coconut flour from Tropical Traditions a while ago, I started looking up ways to use it in baking. Coconut flour is an excellent alternative to wheat flour because it is gluten-free and FULL of protein – 19.3 […]

Pumpkin Cookies with Rice Flour Recipe {Gluten-Free}

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Cookies with Rice Flour

Wanna know how to get boys interested in cooking and baking? Bring out the gadgets. We have a new favorite gadget in the house to add to the fun of our West Bend bread machine, the blender, food processor, and hand mixer – our WonderMill Electric Grain Mill and the boys have given it their stamp […]

Kevin’s Famous Guacamole Recipe – From Scratch

Guacamole Recipe from Scratch

A few weeks ago, we had a big family party where we celebrated two birthdays, our arrival to Georgia, our pregnancy, my cousin’s visit from California and an anniversary! It was quite the shindig and my awesome aunt planned it all, assigning each of us a menu item for a Mexican-themed dinner. YUM! (This is […]

Coconut Cornmeal Tilapia with Rice & Veggies – Gluten Free & Vegetarian {free recipe}

Cornbread and Coconut Tilapia and Vegetables

Here is another mouthwatering recipe made with the all-amazing coconut oil! Did you know coconut oil can be a vegan alternative to butter? It also makes a great paste for adding breading to meat and fish because it adds a wonderful coconut flavor and fills the kitchen with a heavenly scent! Mine is still lingering […]