Thanksgiving Round-up

  I frequently get requests for my holiday recipes, and while just about all of them are in my cookbooks: The Healthy Gluten Free Life, Paleo Indulgences & Make Ahead Paleo, I thought having my go-to recipes all in one place would be handy for my readers. So here you go!  When it comes to […]

Toasted Spiced Pumpkin Seeds – Paleo/GF/DF/EF/SF/NF

  This simple snack and garnish appeared in my very first cookbook, The Healthy Gluten Free Life. But I share it with you today so you can go forth and make seeds! Great by themselves, sprinkled on salads or tossed on Butternut Squash Soup, these spiced pumpkin seeds deliver great taste and nutrition.  Pumpkin seeds possess anti-inflammatory […]

Pumpkin Pie Bars – Paleo/GF/DF/SF

  If you’re tired of the same ‘ol pumpkin pie for the Holidays, or you’re looking for that quick-to-make Fall inspired dessert for your next get-together, look no further than these amazingly simple Pumpkin Pie Bars! Straight from the pages of my book, Make Ahead Paleo, I give you this sneak peak recipe to hopefully […]

Pumpkin Martinis

  I had to share yet another fantastic holiday recipe from my first book, The Healthy Gluten Free Life! The first time we made these surprisingly delicious drinks at Thanksgiving everyone responded the same way, “Pumpkin, in a martini?”  It didn’t sound great but we gave it a go anyway, and we are so glad […]

Butternut Squash Soup – Paleo/GF/DF/EF/SF/NF

  Because this is one of my all-time favorite soups, I’m giving you the recipe, straight from my first book, The Healthy Gluten Free Life! As soon as the evenings turn cool, this soup is being made on the stovetop. It’s simple, yet filling. Creamy yet dairy-free. And if you’re strict paleo, you can omit […]

Caramel Apple Pecan Bars – Paleo/GF/DF/SF

  **Update: Congratulations goes to Matt M. for winning the chestnut flour!!!  Thanks again to all who entered!**   Day 5 of Chestnut Flour Week!! Well, the week has come to an end, but I’ve saved the best for last! Are you ready for Caramel Apple Pecan Bars?! I hope so! Because these things are so […]

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 […]

Pumpkin Snickerdoodles – Paleo/GF/DF

  Day 3 of Chestnut flour week! So what do you think so far? Are you gung-ho to try chestnut flour yet?? It’s truly a magic ingredient for grain-free baking. Be sure to check out my first two recipes: Maple Pumpkin Blondies & 5-Spice Pumpkin Dinner Rolls. And please pay a visit to my partner […]

Maple Pumpkin Blondies – And Chestnut Flour Week!

  Hello! And welcome to Chestnut Flour Week here on The Healthy GF Life! Why chestnut flour you ask? Well, because it’s pure awesomeness in gluten and grain-free baked goods, and I really wanted everyone to know about it! Guess who else loves chestnut flour? The incomparable Brittany Angell from Real Sustenance! Once we discovered our […]

Spiced Maple Pecans

  It’s almost Thanksgiving, and I just realized I have NO munchies for guests before dinner!  Uh-oh.  Hungry guests are a no-no in my family, so I’m whipping up some Spiced Maple Pecans, from my first book, The Healthy Gluten Free Life, to keep everyone busy while dinner is cooking.  Along with a variety of olives, munchies […]