‘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

Delicious Paleo Friendly Berry Tart

Berry Tart Prep and time around 30 minutes, chilling time: 3hours Crust 2 ½ cups walnuts 1 ½ cups pitted dates Filling 5 cups fresh or frozen blackberries 3-4 tablespoons honey 1 ½ tablespoons arrowroot powder  or cornstarch 2 tablespoons water, or juice from frozen berries Combine walnuts and dates in food processor.  Process until … Read more

Paleo Rosemary Hazelnut Short Bread Cookies

Rosemary Hazelnut Shortbread Cookies Yields: 3 dozen These cookies will melt in your mouth and are easy on blood sugar levels!!! Can’t ask for more than that of a cookie. Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups almond flour 1/2 tsp. Real Salt ½ tsp. baking soda 1 cup hazelnuts, toasted and coarsely chopped 2 tsp. fresh rosemary, … Read more

Cauliflower Pesto Grilled Cheese

Cauliflower Pesto Grilled Cheese Lately, I’ve been focusing on creating grain-free recipes which has been fun and has had some surprises. I’ve been learning how to blend non-grain flours together to get the consistency I need and how to incorporate things like cauliflower and yucca root. It’s also help me to have a better understanding of the challenges people might run … Read more