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Instant Pot Chicken Salad (Paleo, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free, Sugar-Free)

Instant Pot Chicken Salad (Paleo, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free, Sugar-Free) The Instant Pot makes life so much harder! – Said no one, EVER. The Instant Pot is amazing, and I’ll tell you why. It has about a million settings on it, for everything you could possibly need, from stew and chili to yogurt. It boils eggs perfectly,…

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Spinach-Avocado-Herb Dip (Paleo, AIP)

Spinach-Avocado-Herb Dip (Paleo, AIP) Let’s face it: dips are fun. Who doesn’t love dips? They make food fun, and delicious. The word “dip” might even be the reason you’re reading this post. Dips are so much fun that they even make spinach fun.  It’s true. Take this dip for example. Here I’ve paired spinach with…

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Unbelievable Sunbutter Buckeyes (Paleo, Nut-Free, Refined Sugar-Free)

Unbelievable Sunbutter Buckeyes (Paleo, Nut-Free, Refined Sugar-Free) If you’ve been following my blog, you probably know that I’m from the south. While I haven’t lived in North Carolina for many years, its true that once a southerner, always a southerner. You don’t hear my accent much, but when I talk to my NC friends or…

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Yoga and Pumpkin Meatballs (Paleo, Gluten-free, Nut-free)

Yoga and Pumpkin Meatballs (Paleo, Gluten-free, Nut-free) Meatballs are fun. Fun to make, fun to eat, fun to talk about…everybody loves meatballs. Actually that should be the name of a book, or cookbook, or maybe it already is. Kids love meatballs too, especially making them, so anytime I make meatballs I enlist their help. I…

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18 Health Benefits of Avocados and Avocado-Pudding Recipe! (Non-dairy, Paleo)

18 Health Benefits of Avocados and Avocado-Mango Pudding! (Non-dairy, Paleo) Let’s talk about avocados. You wouldn’t believe the amount of avocados we go through in our house. Seriously. We (and by “we” I mean even the kids) eat them by themselves, on top of salads, and on top of soups. We make recipes, using them…

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3-Minute 3-Ingredient Mango Milkshake (dairy-free, sugar-free, paleo)

3-Minute 3-Ingredient Mango Milkshake (dairy-free, sugar-free, paleo) It’s winter, but in our house that doesn’t deter us from requesting – and eating – ice creams, or in this case, milkshakes. It does, however, deter us from eating them outside like we would in the summer. I mean, we’re not crazy. Winter also makes me lazy.…

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Simple Paleo Creamy Chicken Soup

Simple Paleo Creamy Chicken Soup (grain-free, dairy-free) Ugh, the stomach bug. I dread it each year, because as anyone with children understands, the stomach bug will hit at some point each year. This year we naively thought we were in the clear, as our oldest is in her first year of preschool, and only three…

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Coconut Buttermints (paleo, refined sugar-free)

Coconut Buttermints (Paleo, refined sugar-free) This has been a warm winter, relatively. I feel almost like I’m back in North Carolina, instead of Philadelphia. But I’m not, and where is the snow? The funny thing is, I never ever thought I’d complain about NOT having a cold winter. I used to hate snow. It’s true,…

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How to Make Healthy Homemade Sunbutter (nut-free, sugar-free)

  How to Make Healthy Homemade Sunbutter (nut-free, sugar-free) I love nut butters, and with my paleo lifestyle, nuts were my not-so-guilty pleasure for a long time. Almonds, walnuts, pecans, pistachios, macadamia nuts, no nut was safe! I started making my own nut butters a couple of years ago, when I became more aware of what…

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Rutabega "Rutatato" Salad (Paleo, Gluten-free, Dairy free)

  Rutabaga “Rutatato” Salad (Paleo, Gluten-free, Dairy free) Have you tried Rutabegas yet? They have been a summer staple in our house, believe it or not. We’ve made everything from Rutabega fries, to hash browns, to simple roasted Rutabega. Then it occurred to me as I was missing my mom’s Fourth of July potato salad,…

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