Happy, Healthy, Gluten-Free Halloween!

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A delicious, gluten-free recipe from one of my favorites; Elana’s Pantry. Bayne kids tested and approved! Paleo/Gluten Free Cupcakes Ingredients For Cupcakes: ¼ cup coconut flour ¼ cup cacao powder ¼ teaspoon Celtic sea salt ¼ teaspoon baking soda 4 large eggs ¼ cup coconut oil ⅓ cup honey Directions for cupcakes: In a food processor, pulse together dry ingredients. …

Trick or Treats?

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Trick or Treats Many people want to stay healthy during the Halloween candy season, but have a difficult time finding good options that satisfy their sweet tooth and don’t break the bank. Preferably, we would all be eating organic, low sugar, preservative and flavoring free treats for Halloween, but this eliminates most easily available candies. I’ve provided a handy list …

What’s For Dinner?

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Greek Turkey Breast – slow cooker recipe A modified recipe from the Gluten-Free Recipes by Better Homes and Gardens Slow cook: 6 hours on low or 3 hours on high Ingredients: 2 cups chopped onions 1/2 cup chopped pitted Kalamata olives 1/2 cup snipped dried tomatoes 1/2 cup organic chicken broth ( home made or store bought) 2 Tbsp. lemon …

Lemon Poppy Coconut Flour Muffins

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Coconut flour is a healthy alternative to enjoy baked goods guilt free…you just can’t eat a lot of it. Health benefits of coconut flour: gluten free and grain free high in fiber high in beneficial fats high in protein gentle on blood sugar levels due to it’s low level in digestible carbohydrates inexpensive In experimenting with this flour I have …

The Healthy Eating Program that Changed Our Kids’ Behavior and Improved Their Health

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About six months ago, I decided to explore a new eating program, and I encouraged my husband Tom to join me. I had been reading about the “Primal Food Movement,” which is also referred to as “Paleo” eating, and I wanted to see if it would make a difference in our energy level and our overall health. There wasn’t that …

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Gluten Free Breakfast Bars

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Steps: In a small bowl, combine almond flour, salt and baking soda. In a large bowl, combine grapeseed oil, agave and vanilla. Stir dry ingredients into wet Mix in coconut, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, almond slivers and raisins Grease an 8×8 baking dish with grapeseed oil Press the dough into the baking dish, wetting your hands with water to help …

Gluten Free Apple Crisp

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1. In a large bowl, combine almond flour, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg 2. In a smaller bowl, combine oil, honey and vanilla 3. Stir wet ingredients into dry 4. Place apples in a 2-3 quart glass baking dish 5. Crumble topping over the apples 6. Cover and bake at 350° for 50 minutes on low rack 7. When apples are …

Gluten Free Pumpkin Pie Muffins

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In a large bowl combine almond flour, salt, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and cloves.  Puree oil, honey, eggs and pumpkin until smooth. Stir wet ingredients into dry. Place paper liners in muffin tins. Scoop batter into paper liners. Bake at 350° for 35-minutes. Let stand and cool.