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Gluten-Free Apple Crumb Muffins
Dairy-Free Refined-Sugar-Free
Perfect apple crumb muffins with a moist, tender crumb, crispy streusel topping and shredded sweet apple, in every bite! ...
The Best Caramel Corn
Egg-Free Nut-Free
The absolute best caramel corn! Every piece is sweet, a little salty and perfectly crispy....
No-Bake, Healthy Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars
Dairy-Free Egg-Free Refined-Sugar-Free
These no-bake peanut butter pretzel bars are honey-sweetened and really easy to make! They are the perfect recipe to have for the warmer months ahead. I love healthy treats like this when my kids and I want an afternoon snack. Check out the video below to see how easy they are to make!I use gluten-free pretzels and oats to keep these bars glute...
Caramelized Shallot, Kale & Sausage Hash
Dairy-Free Egg-Free Nut-Free Paleo Refined-Sugar-Free
Do you ever impulsively buy something at Costco then get sick of it only halfway through? Ah is there anything worse? I have to give myself pep talks while I'm in the store to not buy 12-packs of gluten-free soup they're sampling because I know this happens to me. Luckily my husband isn't as picky about eating the same thing days in a row so he usu...
Gluten-Free Buckwheat Chocolate Chip Cookies
Dairy-Free Nut-Free
Sometimes you need a warm, gooey chocolate chip cookie.And sometimes (all the time for me...) you need that cookie to be gluten-free!And you don't want that cookie to wipe out your kitchen with flour and dishes. Not to mention your grocery budget tracking down a ton of weird ingredients.These cookies are the cookies you need! 1 bowl. 1...
The Best Gluten-Free Pizza Crust
Dairy-Free Egg-Free Refined-Sugar-Free Vegan
Friday night pizza might just be my favorite food ritual! It always means happy kids, a bubbly special drink from Trader Joe's, perhaps a side of my favorite kale salad, and the best gluten-free pizza on this delicious crust.I've tried a lot of gluten-free pizza crust recipes and this is my favorite. For awhile I was using......
30-Minute Beef Stroganoff
Dairy-Free Egg-Free Refined-Sugar-Free
IMG_1153One of the questions I get a lot is if my kids and husband eat gluten-free with me too. The answer is mostly yes - at home we are 100% gluten-free. If we go out to eat sometimes my husband will get a burrito and I'll get a salad or something to that effect. And my son has the occasional slice of Costco pizza or sandwich with Grandpa. But at...
Gluten-Free Potato, Bacon & Egg Breakfast Burritos
Dairy-Free Nut-Free Refined-Sugar-Free
Every couple weeks I get a breakfast burrito craving and nothing satisfies this craving more than one of these potato, bacon and egg breakfast burritos. They are my idea of breakfast burrito perfection! The potatoes cook in bacon fat and get nice and crispy while being generously seasoned with savory onion and garlic powder.To save time in the ...
Buckwheat Cinnamon Raisin Bagels
Dairy-Free Egg-Free Nut-Free Refined-Sugar-Free Vegan
I'm so excited to share this recipe with you all! These buckwheat bagels are one of the best gluten-free bread-like baked goods I've ever made! They are made of healthy, nutrient-rich ingredients like buckwheat, flaxseed and psyllium husk. They taste amazing fresh, but also freeze then toast up beautifully.For a bagel, they are pretty high in p...
Gluten-Free Maple-Syrup-Sweetened Banana Bread
Dairy-Free Refined-Sugar-Free
I've been making the banana bread for months and feel like I've been holding out on you not sharing the recipe! This banana bread is adapted from the classic banana bread recipe my Mom made growing up. I've adapted it to use my Grain-Free Flour Blend (30% buckwheat flour, 30% almond flour, 30% potato starch, and 10% arrowroot powder) and to be swee...
Favorite Classic Coleslaw (Made Dairy-Free!)
Dairy-Free Egg-Free Refined-Sugar-Free Vegan
Sometimes creamy, crisp coleslaw is just what you need to complete a meal. This is my go-to recipe for coleslaw. I've made it dozens of times and it's as good as the best restaurant coleslaws I've had. The dressing is naturally dairy-free and made with a mayo base that you thin out with lemon juice and apple cider vinegar......
Gluten-Free Cinnamon Brown Butter Breakfast Puffs
Dairy-Free
If you eat gluten-free and miss donuts, these delectable little breakfast puffs are for you! They might just be my favorite new breakfast thing ever. They taste like little donuts (but much easier to make than donuts!) rolled in brown butter and cinnamon sugar. Brown butter makes everything exponentially more delicious. I like making these breakfas...
Amazing Gluten-Free Sandwich Bread
Dairy-Free Refined-Sugar-Free
I have tried A LOT of gluten-free bread recipes over the years. I can confidently say this is the best gluten-free sandwich bread I've ever made or eaten.It has the perfect texture (not crumbly at all!), delicious flavor (think flaxseed with a touch of honey), is way more nutritious than store-bought gluten-free bread (thank you almond flour an...
Slow-Cooker Balsamic Roast Beef
Dairy-Free Egg-Free Refined-Sugar-Free
One of the best slow-cooker recipes I've ever made! Savory, flavorful and 10 minutes of prep. Delicious as a french-dip type sandwich or as pot roast!...
The Best Recipes of 2015
The best recipes of 2015! (Your favorites and mine.)...
Gluten-Free Buckwheat Flax Pancakes
Dairy-Free Refined-Sugar-Free
Gluten-Free Buckwheat Flax Pancakes! Fluffy, flavorful pancakes made from a wholesome gluten-free flour blend. Our favorite pancakes!...
Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies
Soft on the inside cookie with crispy edges, peanut butter, chocolate, and a slight oat-y flavor. Yum!...
Creamy Cauliflower Chicken Baked Pasta
Dairy-Free Egg-Free Refined-Sugar-Free
Creamy casserole comfort food made gluten and dairy-free!...
Gluten-Free Triple Chocolate Zucchini Cookies
Dairy-Free
The best gluten-free chocolate cookies around! Fudgey, rich and chocolatey....
Gluten-Free Chocolate Applesauce Snack Cake
Dairy-Free
Lightly sweet, spiced applesauce snack cake. Perfect for a treat any time of day!...
Marinated Cucumber Tomato Salad
Dairy-Free Egg-Free Nut-Free Vegan
Lightly pickled cucumbers tossed with ripe summer tomatoes and fresh herbs....
Perfect, Gluten-Free Yellow Cupcakes
Nut-Free
Light and fluffy gluten-free yellow cupcakes. Top with your favorite frosting!...
The Best Recipes of 2014
Your favorites and my favorites from 2014!...
Perfect Gluten-Free Pumpkin Roll
Dairy-Free
Moist spiced cake wrapped around velvety cream cheese frosting! The perfect gluten-free Thanksgiving dessert. ...
Easy, Dairy-Free Hot Chocolate
Dairy-Free Egg-Free Paleo Refined-Sugar-Free
Super easy to make and refined-sugar-free. Thick, rich, and chocolaty! ...
Gluten-Free German Chocolate Cake
Dairy-Free
Layers of moist chocolate cake with a coconut-pecan filling and chocolate buttercream. ...
Gluten-Free Pretzel Crusted Chicken
Dairy-Free Nut-Free Refined-Sugar-Free
Crunchy and flavorful! An easy, weeknight meal the whole family will love....
Pork Tenderloin Medallions with Golden Applesauce
Dairy-Free Egg-Free Nut-Free Paleo Refined-Sugar-Free
Tender pork with a quick 15-minute homemade applesauce! A classic fall combination with elevated flavors....
Gluten-Free Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread
Dairy-Free Paleo Refined-Sugar-Free
The best gluten-free pumpkin chocolate chip bread. Incredibly moist, and packed with fall spices, chocolate chips, and pumpkin flavor!...
Overnight Creamy Pumpkin Maple Oatmeal
Dairy-Free Egg-Free Refined-Sugar-Free Vegan
Easy, make-ahead oats that taste like rice pudding for breakfast....
Caramel Apple Buckwheat Crepes
Dairy-Free Paleo Refined-Sugar-Free
Easy buckwheat crepes smothered in dairy-free caramel sauce with soft cinnamon apples. ...
Dairy-Free Chicken Broccoli & Rice Casserole
Dairy-Free Egg-Free Refined-Sugar-Free
Creamy, comforting, and savory like you remember, but made with real ingredients!...
Slow-Cooker Smothered Chicken
Dairy-Free Egg-Free Nut-Free Paleo Refined-Sugar-Free
Tender chicken smothered in a deeply flavorful gravy. Delicious for Sunday dinner or busy weekdays. Serve with roasted potatoes/rice and a stemmed vegetable/salad!...
The Best Hot Creamy Artichoke Dip
Egg-Free Nut-Free Refined-Sugar-Free
Gooey, melted cheese with the zesty flavor of marinated artichoke hearts. An easy, party favorite....
Herbed Goat Cheese Scrambled Eggs with Roasted Potatoes and Spinach
Refined-Sugar-Free
Roasted potatoes with herbed eggs, tangy goat cheese and greens. A gloriously delicious dish that is great for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. ...
Beef & Vegetable Mung Bean Noodle Bowls
Dairy-Free Egg-Free Nut-Free Refined-Sugar-Free
Marinated flank steak, lightly sauteed vegetables, and a flavorful sauce all over tender mung bean noodles....
Gluten-Free Peach Crisp
Egg-Free
A toasty, buttery, and sweet topping make of oats and sliced almonds over warm, spiced peaches. Summer dessert heaven!...
Banana Egg Almond Butter Pancakes
Dairy-Free Paleo Refined-Sugar-Free
Delicious, easy pancakes made entirely of banana and eggs and swirled with almond butter....
Minestrone Soup
Dairy-Free Egg-Free Nut-Free Refined-Sugar-Free
Minestrone soup is as flavorful as any I've eaten at a restaurant! It is full of fresh vegetables and herbs with amazing depth of flavor....
Grain-Free Double Chocolate Banana Bundt Cake
Dairy-Free Paleo Refined-Sugar-Free
Moist grain-free chocolate cake, laced with chocolate chips and topped with a shiny chocolate ganache. ...
Oatmeal Almond Flour Cowboy Cookies
Dairy-Free
These gluten-free cowboy cookies are hands down the best cookies I've made all year! They are crispy on the outside, soft on the inside and like any good cowboy cookie, are loaded with lots of yummy mix-ins......
Honey Sesame Chicken Skewers
Dairy-Free Egg-Free Nut-Free Paleo Refined-Sugar-Free
Grilling season is here!Here in San Diego it never really left...Lack of seasons is something my Virginia roots will never fully grasp. But nevertheless, hooray for warm weather and meals on the back deck!If you're looking for something to grill this Memorial Day Weekend, let it be these honey sesame chicken skewers......
Slow-Cooker Red Curry Lentils
Dairy-Free Egg-Free Refined-Sugar-Free
Slow-cooked all day in a flavorful sauce, these lentils require almost zero prep and make for a healthy, comforting dinner! Lentils are generally an unassuming ingredient, but the red curry sauce takes them to a whole new level......
Slow-Cooker Sweet Pork Tacos with Black Beans
Dairy-Free Egg-Free Nut-Free
These tacos are bursting with flavor. The sweet pork, creamy avocado, vinegary pickled onions, and tangy feta make the perfect bite if you ask me. And all the colors make a lovely presentation......
Cherry Almond Spinach Smoothie
Dairy-Free Egg-Free Paleo Refined-Sugar-Free Vegan
Is anyone else as crazy about the cherry-almond flavor combination as I am? It might seem like and odd pairing, but last summer I had the most delicious cherry almond fruit crisp and I was hooked. America's Test Kitchen's recent How Can It Be Gluten-Free Cookbook also has a recipe for Cherry Almond Millet Muffins......
Mixed Berry Mango Kale Smoothie
Dairy-Free Egg-Free Nut-Free Paleo Refined-Sugar-Free Vegan
They say it takes 10,000 hours of doing something to become a master.I say "they" because I have no idea who actually said that.According to my blendtec counter, I have blended 1655 smoothies. I am not sure where this translates on the scale of novice to master, nor do I consider myself a master, but I have blended quite a few green smoothi...
Slow-Cooker Beef & Root Vegetable Stew
Dairy-Free Egg-Free Nut-Free Paleo Refined-Sugar-Free
This stew! Oh, this stew! Slow-cooked beef in a flavorful, velvety sauce has got to be one of the most comforting foods around. Add in a mix of hearty root vegetables, that get infused with flavor and become melt-in-your-mouth tender, and you have......
Perfect, Gluten-Free Sticky Buns
Dairy-Free Refined-Sugar-Free
The Best Gluten-Free Sticky Buns! Soft sweet rolls laced with cinnamon sugar and covered in a nutty caramel topping. ...
Chocolate Hazelnut Granola
Dairy-Free Egg-Free Refined-Sugar-Free
Healthy, crispy granola that will remind you of your favorite childhood chocolate cereal and even turn milk into chocolate milk!...
The Best Sloppy Joes
Egg-Free Nut-Free
Easy sloppy joes in a flavorful BBQ sauce that will convert anyone to be a sloppy-joe-lover!...
Chocolate Chia Seed Custard
Dairy-Free Nut-Free Paleo Refined-Sugar-Free
Creamy and decadent chocolate custard sweetened with dates. Full of wholesome ingredients and healthy enough to make for breakfast!...
Overnight Steel-Cut Oats
Dairy-Free Egg-Free Nut-Free Refined-Sugar-Free Vegan
Creamy and chewy steel-cut oats that can be ready to eat in 10-minutes. ...
Quick & Easy Classic Tomato Soup
Dairy-Free Egg-Free Nut-Free Paleo Refined-Sugar-Free
Comforting and flavorful tomato soup made with pantry staples. ...
Soaked Oat Maple Cinnamon Granola
Dairy-Free Egg-Free Refined-Sugar-Free Vegan
Crispy and flavorful, maple-sweetened soaked oat granola! A healthy and wholesome breakfast or snack. ...
Almond Flour Blondies
Chewy, gooey, and filled with delicious morsels of chocolate, white chocolate, and pecans!...
Healing Leftover Roast Chicken and Vegetable Soup
Dairy-Free Egg-Free Paleo Refined-Sugar-Free
Save the carcass from your roasted chicken to make this flavorful and healing chicken soup!...
Gluten-Free Strawberry Cupcakes
Dairy-Free
Moist and sweet cupcakes topped with a fluffy strawberry buttercream. These will leave you wondering if what you ate was really gluten-free. That is a good thing!...
Grain-Free Sunbutter Banana Bread
Dairy-Free Nut-Free Paleo Refined-Sugar-Free
Moist and sweet banana bread made with high protein sunflower seed butter....
Easy, Roasted Sweet Potato Medallions
Dairy-Free Egg-Free Nut-Free Paleo Refined-Sugar-Free Vegan
Also known as "magic sweet potatoes" at our house. Something about them being cut into medallions and roasted makes them magically extra delicious!...
How to Make Coconut Milk Kefir
Dairy-Free Egg-Free Nut-Free Paleo Refined-Sugar-Free Vegan
A tutorial on how to make tangy and refreshing coconut milk kefir!...
Kale, Carrot, Apple Detox Juice
Dairy-Free Egg-Free Nut-Free Paleo Refined-Sugar-Free Vegan
A squeeze of fresh lemon juice and lots of ice make this a delicious way to detox and get back on track....
Banana Walnut Date Shake
Dairy-Free Egg-Free Paleo Refined-Sugar-Free Vegan
A healthy, creamy treat that satisfies when you want something sweet!...
The Best Recipes of 2013
The most popular and best-reviewed recipes of 2013....
Slow-Cooker Pot Roast with Porcini Mushroom Gravy
Dairy-Free Egg-Free Nut-Free Paleo Refined-Sugar-Free
Pot roast with a flavorful gravy that turns of melt-in-your-mouth tender every time....
The Best Almond Flour Sugar Cookies
Dairy-Free Paleo Refined-Sugar-Free
The best gluten-free sugar cookies! Buttery and soft sugar cookies that roll out easily and hold there shape during baking. ...
Chocolate Mint Cookies
Dairy-Free Paleo Refined-Sugar-Free
Crispy on the outside, brownie-like on the inside, with melted mint chocolate in every bite. ...
Cranberry Streusel Coffee Cake
Dairy-Free Paleo Refined-Sugar-Free
A festive breakfast cake with tangy cranberries, crispy streusel, and sweet cake....
Pear, Pomegranate & Goat Cheese Salad with Maple Vinaigrette
Egg-Free Refined-Sugar-Free
A delicious, elegant holiday salad. The maple vinaigrette is truly amazing!...
Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecan Praline Topping
Dairy-Free Egg-Free Refined-Sugar-Free
Smooth and creamy sweet potatoes with a crunchy, buttery topping. A family favorite!...
Gluten-Free Pumpkin Pie
Dairy-Free Nut-Free
This pumpkin pie tastes just as delicious as the kind I grew up on! A perfect gluten-free, dairy-free creation....
Flaky, Buttery Gluten-Free Pie Crust
Dairy-Free Refined-Sugar-Free
Perfect pie crust with amazing flavor. Great for all your favorite pie recipes!...
Gluten-Free Mini Cornbread Muffins
Dairy-Free Nut-Free
Tender and moist with great corn flavor and just the right amount of sweetness....
Butternut Squash Leek Soup
Dairy-Free Egg-Free Nut-Free Paleo Refined-Sugar-Free
Velvety and smooth butternut squash soup! An easy, dairy-free recipe that is full of flavor. A nourishing family favorite....
Pumpkin Oatmeal Pancakes
Dairy-Free Nut-Free Refined-Sugar-Free
Fluffy, healthy, pancakes that are full of fall spices! Lightly sweet from applesauce and full of vitamin-rich pumpkin....
Gluten-Free Apple Crisp
Dairy-Free Egg-Free Nut-Free Refined-Sugar-Free Vegan
Baked, warm apples with a crispy crumble topping. My favorite way to enjoy seasonal fruit!...
Gluten-Free Pumpkin Muffins
Dairy-Free Refined-Sugar-Free
Moist, fluffy, and perfectly spiced. Free of dairy, gums, and refined-sugar. A classic fall favorite made gluten-free....
Pumpkin Sweet Brown Rice Pudding
Dairy-Free Egg-Free Refined-Sugar-Free
Rich, creamy, and sweetly spiced brown rice pudding. Perfect for fall entertaining and feeding a crowd!...
Grain-Free Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies
Dairy-Free Paleo Refined-Sugar-Free
Soft, moist, grain-free, spiced pumpkin cookies full of chocolate chunks. A fall classic....
Chicken, Apple, Pecan Salad with Honey Mustard Vinaigrette
Dairy-Free Egg-Free Paleo Refined-Sugar-Free
One of my very favorite dinner salads! Using rotisserie chicken makes this perfect for weeknights....
Sweet Berry Trifle with Almond Cream Cheese
My favorite summer dessert! Fresh berries, spongy angel food cake, whipped cream, and sweet cream cheese with a hint of almond....
Carrot Zucchini Toddler Muffins
Dairy-Free Refined-Sugar-Free
Lightly sweet, perfectly moist, and full of shredded carrots & zucchini! Kids and adults both love these....
Gluten-Free Oatmeal Scotchies
Nut-Free
Toasty oats with sweet butterscotch chips in a soft, yet crispy cookie make an amazing combination. An old favorite made gluten-free!...
Creamy Homemade Cashew Cream
Dairy-Free Egg-Free Paleo Refined-Sugar-Free Vegan
The creamiest homemade cashew cream! A delicious, dairy-free, alternative to heavy cream. Amazing over fresh peaches and strawberries!...
Skillet Chicken with Mexican Green Rice
Dairy-Free Egg-Free Nut-Free Refined-Sugar-Free
A one-pan meal with chicken and rice simmered in a flavorful mixture of peppers, garlic, onions and spicy sauce. A delicious weeknight meal!...
Chicken Satay with Peanut Dipping Sauce and Fresh Cucumber Relish
Dairy-Free Egg-Free
Marinated in coconut milk and exotic spices this Chicken Satay is full of flavor! With a perfect peanut dipping sauce and refreshing cucumber relish on the side, this satay is sure to please. ...
Artichoke, Broccoli, Olive, & Red Pepper Pasta Salad with Creamy Garlic Dressing
Egg-Free Nut-Free Refined-Sugar-Free Vegan
Artichokes, broccoli, red pepper, and olives make for a delicious combination. But an amazing creamy garlic vinaigrette is the star of this salad! ...
The Best Chicken Fajitas
Egg-Free Nut-Free Refined-Sugar-Free
My absolute favorite chicken fajitas! The marinade for these is the best and they are so easy to make....
Slow-Cooker Sweet Island Pork
Dairy-Free Egg-Free Nut-Free
Sweet and flavorful island pork - one of my favorite slow-cooker recipes! People always request the recipe. ...
Almond Flour Snickerdoodles
Dairy-Free Paleo Refined-Sugar-Free
Soft, chewy cookies with a nutty flavor dusted in cinnamon and sugar. Yum!...
Steak, Roasted Sweet Potato, and Blackberry Salad
Dairy-Free Egg-Free Nut-Free Paleo Refined-Sugar-Free
Savory steak, warm sweet potatoes, tart blackberries, crisp apples, salty feta and fresh greens make for one amazing salad....
Creamy Amaranth Porridge
Dairy-Free Egg-Free Nut-Free Refined-Sugar-Free Vegan
Creamy whole grain amaranth porridge sweetened with honey and cinnamon....
Chocolate Banana Avocado “Milkshake”
Dairy-Free Egg-Free Nut-Free Paleo Refined-Sugar-Free Vegan
A delicious chocolate, frosty treat. You would never guess avocado is what makes it so creamy....
Soft, Buttery Homemade Caramels
Egg-Free Nut-Free
Soft, buttery and perfect. Our family's tried and true recipe!...
Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies
Dairy-Free Paleo Refined-Sugar-Free
An all-time favorite recipe! Crispy on the outside, soft on the inside and slightly buttery. People tell me all the time they prefer these cookies to their traditional cookie recipes....
Chocolate Coconut Pie
Dairy-Free Egg-Free Paleo Refined-Sugar-Free
Dairy-free chocolate pudding in a sweet coconut crust. ...
Flourless Chocolate Cookies
Dairy-Free Nut-Free
All the decadence of flourless chocolate cake baked into a rich and chocolaty cookie....
Chicken Tortilla Soup
Dairy-Free Egg-Free Nut-Free Refined-Sugar-Free
Comforting chicken tortilla soup with a flavorful broth thickened with sweet corn tortillas....