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Lemon-Almond Cauliflower Couscous

This cauliflower couscous is a refreshing alternative to the wheat-based dish.* It still has all the elements of a Moroccan flavored side dish, while being light and delicate enough for spring. And its good for mopping up sauce of your lamb or chicken stew. This […]

Minted Peas

Minted Peas

Are peas paleo or not? Some say green legumes are ok on the paleo diet because the nutritional content outweighs the problems that lectins and phytates might cause. Personally, I’ve never really had a problem with peas. All I know is that when I was […]

Baby spinach with Mandarin oranges and Coconut

Baby spinach with Mandarin oranges and Coconut

Salad is an essential part of every meal, but let’s face it, it does get a little boring sometimes. I’m always looking for ways to make it little more exciting. I start with the basic, what kind of greens? Then I look for color. And […]

Fried Plantains

Fried Plantains

Fried plantains. In Costa Rica they call them platanos maduros. In Mali, they call them loko. In fact, this wonder fruit is common street food all over Africa, as well as in Latin America. Once you take your first bite, you will easily see why. These mature […]

Celeriac Mash

Celeriac Mash

Many people with autoimmune issues find that white potatoes can cause inflammation, but this celeriac mash is a tasty substitute, which also happens to be low-carb. Sadly for the celery root (also called celeriac), it is not a very pretty vegetable, which may scare some […]

Olive Tapenade

Olive Tapenade

This piquant condiment adds excitement to any dish. I like to serve it with pan seared fish, making for a quick and delicious weeknight meal. Print Recipe Olive Tapenade Prep Time 15 minutes Servings Ingredients 1/2 pound pitted kalamata olives2 Tablespoons fresh thyme chopped2 Tablespoons […]

Super Green Smoothie

Super Green Smoothie

Spirulina is a superfood with benefits that range from detoxification to immune boosting and much more. It really should be a staple in everyone’s kitchen. It’s because of its superfood quality that I call this a “super” green smoothie. You can find spirulina in most health food stores. Just […]

Grain-Free Porridge

Grain-Free Porridge

If you’re missing oatmeal or hot cereal, this grain-free porridge will surely satisfy. Soaking the nuts overnight eliminates the phytates and lectins which can be harmful to healing guts. I make a big batch the first time around, then reheat leftovers quickly on busy weekday mornings. Feel […]

Mild Sriracha Sauce? Bell Pepper-Garlic Sauce. low FODMAPs, Kid-Friendly.

I love spicy food and I love garlic. But when I went on the low FODMAPs diet, I had to alter the way I eat garlic, and sadly had to take the popular chili-garlic sauce, known to many by its brand name, Sriracha, off the […]

Pickled Green Beans

These pickled green beans are a delicious way to preserve your summer bounty, while getting lots of beneficial bacteria at the same time. Print Recipe Pickled Green Beans Prep Time 15 minutes Servings mason jars Ingredients 1 bunch green beans2 teaspoons pure salt no caking […]