Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs

Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs

My Instant Pot is my FAVORITE appliance.  I can cook healthy food EXTREMELY fast.  Hard boiled eggs are one of my least favorite foods to cook because of the time it takes to boil the eggs and cook them just right.  Yet, I crave deviled eggs, ALL THE TIME and I rarely eat them! Deviled eggs have always been one of my favorite snacks. They are wonderful nourishing appetizers and/or great additions to meals. [Read more…]

How to Prepare Rice that Nourishes Your Family



Rice is such an easy and wonderful side dish to prepare if you can tolerate grains.  Rice goes with just about everything!   It doesn’t matter if you chose to prepare white rice or brown rice, it is your choice. I believe that both can be suitable for a healthy diet that can tolerate it.  It is super easy to prepare rice in such a way that it will nourish your family.

Here are a few of my favorite options to prepare a nourishing rice dish: [Read more…]

9 Superfoods You Need to Stock Up On

 9superfoodsheaderDo you know that superfoods give you super powers?

They do and that’s what I tell my kids as I am trying to educate them on proper nutrition.

Superfoods are important in the American diet; we miss out so many nutrients because our grocery store bought foods are grown in nutrient depleted soils.

Really, a superfood is a food that is super rich in nutrients.  A real superfood has been proven to deliver the nutrition the body needs to function properly.  Below is a list of superfoods, but it is definitely not a complete list.  These superfoods are some of my favorites. They are foods I keep stocked in my cabinet and hide in my family’s smoothies. [Read more…]

Iced “Un-coffee”

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I used to be completely addicted to Frappuchinos at Starbucks.

I always thought they were amazing sweet coffee treats. I have never been much of a black coffee drinker.   [Read more…]

The Autoimmune Wellness Bundle: An Amazing Resource Available Only Until May 25th!

Are you struggling with an Autoimmune condition?  Do you know that you want to do something about your diet to improve your condition, but you aren’t sure exactly what to do?  I am very, very excited to share this amazing resource with you to get on the road to feeling better!

The Autoimmune Wellness Bundle contains 45 e-books (worth over $500) and 26 discount codes all for just $39! But hurry, it’s only on sale until May 25th!

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If you aren’t familiar with e-book bundles, they typically include a variety of e-books as well as discount codes, all for a huge discount and sold for a limited time. Not all bundles are a good deal and I only support those few that provide a large variety of the best-quality resources for a truly amazing deal–and the Autoimmune Wellness Bundle definitely delivers!

This is the very first bundle to focus on exclusively autoimmune protocol-friendly resources! And it of them! Yes, every single AIP e-book ever created–including cookbooks, meal plans, andguides–are included in this bundle! Even better,this bundle is full of lifestyle guides to help you tackle all the other stuff too, like stress management, sleep, body image, and movement. Need help troubleshooting the autoimmune protocol? Then you’ll love the collection of included e-books that takes you beyond the basics to help you hone in on root issues and regain your health. Dr. Sarah Ballantyne, autoimmune expert and author of The Paleo Approach has personally vetted every single resource included in this bundle. The Autoimmune Wellness Bundle is quite simply the best AIP resourceon the planet! And it’s only available until Monday! Check out all the details here.
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The Amazing Health Benefits of Maca

The Amazing Benefits of Maca

Adaptogens help you respond to stress…

Who doesn’t need help responding to stress in our face-paced world?

Maca is an amazing plant that has been grown and used for its medicinal properties for thousands of years. This nutrient dense tuber or root is grown in the Andes mountains of Peru.

One of the world’s few known adaptogenic herbs, you will want to make sure you keep this one in your pantry and consume it on a regular basis.

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Creamy Chicken and Mushroom Pot Pie from The Grain-Free Family Table


Going grain-free isn’t for everyone, but it gave Carrie Vitt her life back.

I was first drawn to Carrie’s story when I heard that she had been diagnosed with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis and got her life back through changing her diet.  As a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, I hear stories like this on a regular basis and it always makes me SO excited for these individuals and their families.  There is so much hope for the sick through a change in diet. [Read more…]

41 Winter Comfort Foods {Allergen Free, Nutrient Dense}


It is that time of the year again, time to stay warm and cozy for the winter time.

Nothing says winter quite like yummy comfort foods when you are stuck inside on a chilly day. I just knew you would want some of the yummiest allergen free foods ever, all in one place. Just in time for winter.

These allergen free winter comfort food recipes are just making my mouth water!  Yummy!

I haven only made a few of these recipes personally, but I think I’m going to put them on my meal plan in the weeks to come to try them all out.  If you have tried any of these recipes you must let me know what you think!

So enjoy your winter and cook up a storm!
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Paleo Kindergarten Lunches {Gluten-free, Grain-Free} — The First Day of School


My oldest baby went to  Kindergarten this morning.

I am so incredibly grateful that God gifted me with this amazing, sweet baby boy.  As he is off to school today I can’t help but be grateful for every second with him, and at the same time grieve a bit over the times that I have been a failure as a mom.    I know, I can’t be a perfect mom.  I tell my children all the time that mommy needs forgiveness too.  But, sometimes during moments like these, it still hurts a little bit to know there are many times that I’ve spoken too harshly to my children and been a frustrated mom.  If only I could stuff some of those words and harsh tones back in my mouth.   [Read more…]

Slow-Cooker Chocolate Chicken Mole and a Cookbook Giveaway!

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I am often tempted to ask Arsy Vartanian to move closer to me so I can hire her as my personal chef…


Really, I’m not kidding.  I would love to have a personal chef.  Who wouldn’t?  Food just tastes better to me when someone else makes it, and every single recipe in Arsy’s cookbook makes me hungry.

If you don’t have a copy of Arsy’s book,  The Paleo Foodie Cookbook, run out and get you a copy right now. These recipes are absolutely mouth-watering.  Page after page of this beautiful cookbook contains the most gorgeous photos of  tasty recipes.   Recipes that will make everyone in your family happy.   [Read more…]

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