Restorative Chicken & Sweet Potato Noodle Bowl

Restorative Chicken & Sweet Potato Noodle Bowl
Returning home after a little warm weather vacay makes me oh.so.grateful. to cook in familiar surroundings with favorite tools (hello spiralizer).  I had expected to cook more in our Airbnb, but the kitchen was so lacking in functionality and light that I soon defaulted to very basic home cooking or giving in to the amazing food scene of Scottsdale, AZ. ... Read More

Sweet Potato Breakfast Cookies

Sweet Potato Breakfast Cookies
Sweet Potato Breakfast Cookies are a dairy, grain and sugar free kid friendly nutritious snack that you can eat for breakfast, or any other time of day for that matter. It's February.  You know what that means? It means it's time to celebrate because half of winter is behind us, the darkest month of the year is over and days ... Read More

Herb Crusted Paleo Turkey Pot Pie

Herb Crusted Paleo Turkey Pot Pie
Pot pie...who doesn't love it?  And, can you even think of a better comfort food to take the chill off on a cold and dark winter night?  With leftover turkey from our Thanksgiving feast and some homemade turkey stock, I baked up this Herb Crusted Paleo Turkey Pot Pie.  My husband (who isn't grain-free) and I proceeded to practically polish ... Read More

Braised Greens with Coconut and Chickpeas

Braised Greens with Coconut and Chickpeas
One of our daughters recently did a 14 day liver fast (where in the world do they get these ideas) ? :) With her dinner choices narrowed considerably, cooked this up and raved about it.  As it turns out she was right, it's delish! And such a great way to get a concentrated dose of nutrient rich greens in one ... Read More

Pad Thai Sweet Potato Noodle Bowl

Pad Thai Sweet Potato Noodle Bowl
Here is a low carb twist on an old favorite that I used to make with gluten-free noodles. Pad Thai Sweet Potato Noodle Bowl is something that can be made ahead and used as a side or for lunch throughout the week.   We just returned from a get away to Red Mountain, which is our very favorite place to ... Read More

Sides and Sauces Spring Cooking Class

Sides and Sauces Spring Cooking Class

Brand new – a Sides and Sauces Spring Cooking Class! More people want to get more veggies on their plate and they want to know HOW.  It’s been said again and again; eat your vegetables.  Learning how to prepare a variety of veggies with 4 easy sauces that compliment them, is what this class is all about. The cooking and … Read More

Slow Cooker Roasted Roots and Sausage

Slow Cooker Roasted Roots and Sausage
Here's a new week night meal for you that's made with all fresh ingredients.  This easy to assemble main course was inspired from my Whole30 experience.  I was wanting to create a crock pot recipe that's unfussy, Whole30 compliant, pulled it's flavors from fresh produce, herbs and meat, but didn't fall apart and turn to mush.  Often times slow cooker ... Read More

Chicken Curry Sweet Potato “Noodle” Bowl

Chicken Curry Sweet Potato Noodle Bowl
We are half way through this Whole30 month.  It took me awhile to find my groove in meal planning and cooking.  Finally, I have a comfortable rhythm down for alternating proteins apart from red meat and pork.  After feeling very bloated after some meals and my husband confirming by saying, "this is too much meat!",  I modified Whole30 to better fit ... Read More

Sweet Potato, Coconut and Lime Soup

Necessity is truly the mother of invention.  When my cupboards are almost bare is often when inspiration comes alive as was the case with this soup.  I was in the mood for a fall soup but wanted something different, a novelty soup. Our pantry and fridge were seriously lacking but I did pick up some organic sweet potatoes at a ... Read More

Sweet Potato Spoon Bread : Gluten and Dairy Free

Sweet Potato Spoon Bread

How is the planning coming on your Thanksgiving menu?  Are you wondering what to feed your guests who have food allergies?  There is a great array of real food to be enjoyed even with some dietary limitations.  The following cornmeal based recipe offers a delicious option for those guests who are gluten and dairy intolerant. This recipe originated from a … Read More