Paleo Crockpot Buffalo Chicken Salad with fresh cilantro

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While eating healthy, one of the most rewarding experiences is finding a recipe that’s even BETTER than the toxic, chemical-laden version we first enjoyed. And if it can be made in the crockpot, even better. Paleo Crockpot Buffalo Chicken Salad Ingredients for Chicken:1 pound boneless skinless chicken thighs (find pastured chicken here)2 cups homemade chicken stock […]

GAPS & Paleo (Dairy-free!) Creme Brulee

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Gelatin has to be one of the most fun superfoods. Want to eat healthier and give your body a dose of powerful nutrients? Make jello. Or a smoothie. Or creme brulee.Use as much or as little sweetener as you think your family needs to enjoy this dessert. I found 1/2 cup was extremely sweet (think […]

3 Ways Digestive Supplements Can Help You on the GAPS Diet

Digestive supplements on the GAPS diet

Note from Cara: This is a guest post by Melanie of Honest Body, she’s a GAPS mom and has a fabulous GAPS class starting later this month! If you’ve been thinking of trying the Gut and Psychology Syndrome diet (GAPS) then you’ll want to check out her class for sure!  Click here to check it out, […]

About That Gluten Study… (it’s not all in your head)

About that gluten free study that came out

  I’ve seen this all over social media lately –  there was a study (link) that ‘proves’ there is no benefit to going gluten free unless you have Celiac disease.  The statistics class that I struggled through in college taught me how to look skeptically at the results of any study, and take into account […]

Huge Stainless Steel Kitchen Equipment Giveaway!

Caulifower pizza  recipe

  Stainless steel for the kitchen is such a treat to work with! Unlike plastics and nonstick coatings, it doesn’t leach harmful chemicals into your food. It also is pretty enough to go from prep to serving at the table, and cleans easily. When you’re dealing with food allergies, you want to make sure you […]

Coconut-Lime Finger Jello (real food, dairy free, GAPS free, food dye free)

Lime Coconut Gummies Ingredients

I made these little gelatin cubes for a creamy sweet-tart dessert for my kiddos.  Since I use bovine gelatin from cows that were grass-fed, not only are these fun, but they’re also a healthy treat. Read more about the health benefits of gelatin in The Gelatin Secret by Sylvie of Hollywood Homestead! These are simple and fast […]

Squatting, Steps, and Standing – How to Combat the Health Risks of Sitting

How Squatting will Improve Your Longevity

I had seen articles here and there recently about a study (source) that came out stating that prolonged sitting is just as bad for you as smoking, even if you get regular daily exercise. Talk about a wake up call for this blogger! I spend much more time than I’d like to admit sitting while […]

Simple Grain and Gluten Free Menu for a 10-day trial

Gluten Free Grain Free Trial

  It’s happening, summer is starting, kids are getting out of school, and before the vacations start is a perfect time to do that ‘I’ll try going grain/gluten free once the kids are out of school to see if it helps anything’ trial that you’ve been meaning to start.  We’re actually going to do it […]

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The Gelatin Secret: Book Review

kombucha jello recipe

  I’ve been reading The Gelatin Secret by Sylvie of Hollywood Homestead, it’s a FANTASTIC resource!  Not only does Sylvie go over all the awesome health benefits of gelatin, pictures of her darling family, and her own personal health journey, but she also has creative recipes for any time of the day, both sweet and […]

Smoothies as an Easy Complete Meal, Delicious too!

Easy Healthy Smoothies

My kids call these milkshakes, and I don’t correct them. Sweetened only with banana, these smoothies are a fast breakfast, lunch, or nutritious snack (though we don’t snack) that keep you going for hours!  The topping is just plain yogurt and fresh raspberries. We love raspberries, and purchase small baskets of them instead of candy […]