Paleo Chocolate Cheesecake

I had mastered a pretty darn good Paleo lemon cheesecake with a ‘graham’ cracker crust last year and this week I was called upon to bring forth a chocolate version. Being my son’s birthday and all, the request put me in motion to find something I could easily meld with the cheesecake that had already … Read more

Paleo/Keto Coconut Thai Soup

Summer is rolling in very slowly this year. Usually by now, we’re reaching into the mid- high seventies in LA but this year we seem to hovering around 68. With the weather hedging on the cool side, I decided to fit one more soup on my menu this week. This one is super easy and … Read more

Paleo Blueberry Scones {GF & DF}

Our Sunday morning routine is definitely a favorite of mine! Our ritual begins with some steamy hot yoga and then we mosey on over to Millie’s Cafe on Sunset Blvd. where we enjoy the best breakfast ever, always finishing with a scone-like biscuit! Yes, it is a glorious and wonderful cheat treat day! Well, a … Read more

10 Minute Tomato Bone Broth Soup

By: Kelly Carroll- The Wellness Contessa It’s no secret that it’s cold and flu season again and that means it’s time to nutrient up and boost the immune system. This Tomato Soup recipe is a quick and delicious way to nourish, heal and restore your gut health and immunity! While the main ingredient is bone … Read more

‘Comin’ Round The Bend’ with a Pork Loin Roast and Blueberry Balsamic Reduction

I just got back from a road trip to Bend, Oregon where 23 of my immediate family reunited, ate, and played. It was a huge gift and the time flew by way too quickly. Not only was the company exceptional but Bend, with its surrounding beauty, abundance of outdoor activities, and its slower pace was a wonderful experience. … Read more

Mashed Cauliflower

INGREDIENTS 1 small head of cauliflower (about 1 1/2 pounds), chopped 3 garlic cloves, peeled 1/4 cup (or more) whole milk 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, plus more Chopped chives (for serving; optional) PREPARATION Pour water into a medium pot to a depth of … Read more

The Perfect Cheesecake for Mom and Breakfast!

April and May are celebratory months in our family with four birthdays and Mother’s Day. And of course, celebrations involve gatherings, eating and dessert! With five occasions to celebrate, the dessert thing can get out of hand pretty quickly. I decided to hunt down a cheesecake recipe that would satisfy a request for a graham … Read more

Delicious Grain-Free Rosemary Bread

Go ahead-Splurge!!! This easy recipe is for those of you lamenting about not being able to eat bread while following a grain-free eating plan. It’s also for the people who don’t have time to shop or cook, It only takes about 10 minutes to throw together and 25 minutes to cook.  All of the ingredients … Read more

Cauliflower Pizza Find!

Serves 2-3 I’m often asked how to eat gluten-free and not feel deprived. And that question is often followed by and “BTW, I don’t have time to cook, or I don’t like to cook, or I don’t know how to cook.” Well, we get a little help from Trader Joe’s with their new Cauliflower Pizza … Read more

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