A Visual Guide to Steak Buying

A Visual Guide to Steak Buying

  Chuck, rib, round, tenderloin. Where do we start? What is best BBQed? What is the cheapest? Cows are very large animals. It can feel daunting to try and figure out which kind of meat to buy for which gluten free meal. Although I do not eat beef daily, I do enjoy a good steak […]

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Turkey Meatballs for Sensitive Stomachs

Turkey Meatballs for Sensitive Stomachs

I have to make meals both appealing to my son and husband. Although my son enjoys different spices, I try to not add too much so his stomach doesn’t get upset. These Turkey meatballs for sensitive stomachs can be pre-made and they store very well. I am pleased to announce that Brixton has finally decided […]

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Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free Banana Stuffed French Toast

Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free Banana Stuffed French Toast

This morning I was mashing up a banana for my gluten-free son Brixton and had a bunch left over.  I thought to myself, “What can I make with ¾ of a banana?” I was obviously hungry and in no mood to put in the time for banana bread so I came up with the idea […]

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Gluten-Free, Paleo Quick and Easy Individual Chicken Meals (with pictures) – Recipe

Gluten-Free, Paleo Quick and Easy Individual Chicken Meals (with pictures) – Recipe

I was at home the other day and remembered a simple chicken trick I used to do when I first moved out of the house. It was easy, clean eating, small cleanup and really delicious. I decided to give it ago off of memory and it turned out great. Wanted to share it with you […]

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Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free, Raw Hemp Seed Basil Pesto: Recipe

Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free, Raw Hemp Seed Basil Pesto: Recipe

This oh-so-delicious recipe is from Sun Power Cafe in L.A. It’s gluten-free, grain-free, and raw. Try it with your favorite gluten-free or grain-free pasta. INGREDIENTS: 6 c fresh basil 1/3 c hemp seed (soaked 4 hrs) 1 tbsp lemon 2 cloves garlic 1/3 c extra virgin olive oil 1 tsp salt ½ tsp ground black […]

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Substitute Regular Milk for Buttermilk in Your Gluten-Free or Grain-Free Cake Recipe

Substitute Regular Milk for Buttermilk in Your Gluten-Free or Grain-Free Cake Recipe

Try this substitution for regular milk for your next cake recipe! INGREDIENTS: Buttermilk 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice or vinegar   DIRECTIONS: Purchase buttermilk. It will taste better, but if not, I add 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice or vinegar and let it sit 5 to 10 mins. OR I put about 1 tbsp vinegar […]

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Coconut Whipped “Cream” Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Grain-Free – Recipe

Coconut Whipped “Cream” Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Grain-Free – Recipe

Top your favorite gluten-free desserts with this delicious non-dairy alternative to whipped cream! INGREDIENTS: 3 medium young Thai coconuts, meat only (3/4 to 1 c meat total) ½ c coconut oil, firm 1/8 c honey 2 tbsp vanilla extract 1/4 tsp salt   DIRECTIONS: 1. Blend all the ingredients in a high-powered blender until very […]

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Ambrosia or “Fruit Gumbo”

Ambrosia or “Fruit Gumbo”

This recipe comes from my friend L.D. Sledge. It’s the perfect springtime or summertime treat. It lasts 3-4 days, but it’ll probably disappear before then! INGREDIENTS: Cut-up: Oranges Pineapples Granny Smith apples Grapefruit Banana Walnuts Sliced almonds Sliced pecans Tiny marshmallows (optional) Cherries Blueberries Sweetened shredded coconut   DIRECTIONS:   Combine ingredients and mix in […]

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High Voltage Paleo Gluten-Free Stuffed Peppers – Recipe

High Voltage Paleo Gluten-Free Stuffed Peppers – Recipe

     If you are participating in the Whole Life Challenge with Crossfit High Voltage or following the paleo diet this one’s for you.     When trying to follow a healthy diet you have to mix things up enough or food turns into a necessity instead of a pleasure like it used to be. It can […]

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Dijon Balsamic Salad Dressing

Dijon Balsamic Salad Dressing

I recommend that you keep a bottle of this dressing around in the kitchen. Not only is it gluten-free, but it tastes delicious on every type of salad I make. You can also make it with rice wine vinegar.   INGREDIENTS: ¼ c extra virgin olive oil ¾ c balsamic vinegar 1 clove garlic ½ […]

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