Recipes

Pumpkin Beef Chili

Posted on Nov 8, 2015

Pumpkin Beef Chili

Where do Jack-o-Lanterns go for Dinner?

Halloween came and went, leaving us sick of sweets and craving some real, hearty, stomach-warming food. Our choice of Pumpkin Beef Chili stemmed from two simultaneous predicaments: A very large pumpkin carved like a cat and an excess of ground beef.

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Natural Probiotics – their value and how to make them…easily!

Posted on Mar 6, 2015

Natural Probiotics – their value and how to make them…easily!

This post was written by and originally published on September 10, 2014.

Many of us today are living with gut dysbiosis (the wrong creatures in the gut, manufacturing toxins that impair emotional balance, mental functioning, and physical strength, ability, and immune capacity). Probiotics can help.

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Sweet Potato and Kale Dauphinoise

Posted on Mar 16, 2014

Sweet Potato and Kale Dauphinoise

Our version of this Dauphinoise may be a little less sophisticated but it makes for a satisfying one-dish meal! We bake several pans of it in advance and throw them from the freezer into the oven when we need a quick meal. Add a side salad, and you’re done!

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Paleo Crock Pot Chili

Posted on Jan 16, 2014

Chili typically uses ground beef. But, we like this chunkier version made with stewing beef and braising ribs for added flavour. Of course, you can do it with ground beef if you like. We strayed from the Paleo way ever so slightly by adding some organic frozen corn–it adds a nice texture. (If you choose to include the corn, ensure it is organic–that way you also ensure it is non-GMO.)

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Primal Carrot Cake

Posted on Jan 9, 2014

Primal Carrot Cake

No, this recipe is not completely local—it uses coconut flour, dates and exotic spices. But, the carrots, butter, maple syrup, cream cheese and eggs are all local. And, it is grain-free. For extra-special occasions, we compromise!

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Grain-free Pancakes

Posted on Jul 15, 2013

Grain-free Pancakes

Here’s a very easy recipe for delicious pancakes. I like to make a big batch and then we warm them up the next day. They also freeze well layered in parchment paper so you can remove them from the freezer individually.

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Grain-free Cauliflower Crust Pizza

Posted on Dec 22, 2012

Grain-free Cauliflower Crust Pizza

The full pizza experience without the grain.

Our family avoids most grains. But, we craved a real pizza experience—pizza you could actually pick up in your hands! This recipe is absolutely delicious. I’m not going to lie to you, it’s a LOT of work and pretty messy too. But, it’s worth every minute of it!

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