Orange Rosemary Sweet Potatoes with Bacon

  Serves 4-6 I’m all about saving time in the kitchen. These sweet potatoes couldn’t be easier, and the orange juice, rosemary and bacon really take them from ordinary to something special, making them perfect for any gathering.   2 lbs sweet potatoes, peeled and sliced into 1/4” thick discs (about 5 cups) 2 TBSP […]

Grain Free Some-More-Ahh’s – Paleo/GF/DF*/SF

  My second favorite Girl Scout Cookie, next to Thin Mints, are the Samoas. Something about that gooey caramel, slightly crunchy cookie and toasted coconut, with the chocolate coated bottom for good measure – that would always make me eat a box (Hey, the boxes aren’t that big!) before I knew what hit me. Now-a-days I could probably […]

Cinnamon Swirl Butternut Squash Mini Loaves – Paleo/GF/DF

  Welcome to Day 4 of Chestnut Flour week!! All this week I’ve teamed up with Brittany Angell of Real Sustenance to bring you some amazing recipes highlighting this wonderful flour. Be sure to check out the first three recipes from the week: Maple Pumpkin Blondies 5-Spice Pumpkin Dinner Rolls Pumpkin Snickerdoodles As well as […]

A Make-Ahead Afternoon

I spent yesterday afternoon with a wonderful girlfriend of mine who is revamping some of the eating habits of her family.  This change was sparked by her daughter’s recent results of an allergy test.  The culprits?  Wheat, gluten and eggs.  Hmmm, sound familiar to anyone out there?  Maybe a few hundred thousand or so, right?  Well, after […]

Sugar Free Coconut Macaroons – With and Without Eggs

Most of my life I hated coconut.  It was stringy and had a funny texture that I just couldn’t get through.  Then,  years ago, I started eating and baking with Unsweetened Dehydrated Organic Coconut.  Wow what a difference!  I realized that I didn’t hate coconut at all…what I hated was the over-processed, over-sugared, stringy “candy” […]