• Smoky Pesto Shrimp with Cauliflower Couscous {quick & easy}

    Do you know the difference between a shrimp and a prawn?

     
     
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    French Onion Soup {vegetarian}

      For a slight variation on the traditional French onion soup recipe, I’m sharing my vegetarian version, using balsamic vinegar.

     
     
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    Parmesan Biscotti

    Here’s a savory take on biscotti. They’re crunchy, salty, and have a subtle aged-cheese flavor.

     
     
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    Roasted Cauliflower Leek Soup

    Here’s a simple spin on potato leek soup, using roasted cauliflower and leeks.

     
     
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    Cauliflower “Polenta”

    I appreciate cauliflower’s versatility. It’s sort of like the vanilla of vegetables. Plain, yet can take on many textures and flavors. Here’s a corn-free take on polenta using cauliflower. 

     
     
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    Leftover Roasted Chicken Vegetable Soup

    Here’s a variation on the standard chicken soup recipe that incorporates the great flavor of roasted vegetables. It makes for a thicker rendition of this nurturing comfort food and it’s loaded with vitamin A and C.

     
     
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    Doctor Pens SCD Book {and a giveaway}

    I first heard about the Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD) from a parent who’s son had been diagnosed with Crohn’s disease a few years before. She mentioned SCD in passing, but warned that the food was atypical and the diet hard to follow. … Continue reading

     
     
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    Mexican Lasagna

    There are so many great ways to make grain-free lasagna. Here’s one of my favorites from one of my cookbooks, The Healthy Coconut Flour Cookbook (page 149).

     
     
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    Simple Green Smoothie

    I’m feeling very guilty about being gone from here for so long, but rest assured I have been planning recipes to share. Now to just find the time to test, photograph, and share them.

     
     
    Posted in Breakfast, Dairy-Free, Drinks, Gluten-Free, Lactose-Free, Low-Sugar, Nut-Free, Paleo, SCD, Vegetarian  |  6 Comments
     
     



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    almond flour 1/2 cup 48 g
    coconut flour 1/4 cup 26 g
    honey 1/4 cup 85 g
    honey 1 cup 12 ounces
    maple syrup 1/4 cup 81 g
    maple syrup 1/4 cup 59 ml
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    butter 1/2 cup 8 tbsp
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    chocolate chips 1 cup 160 g
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    olive oil 1/4 cup 2 ounces
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      1/2  250  130
        1  275  140
        2  300  150
        3  325  170
        4  350  180
        5  375  190
        6  400  200
        7  425  220
        8  450  230
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