Tag Archive: Recipe

Aug 17

Peach Gobbler “Sandwich”

I choose my meals based on 1) desire, 2) blood sugar control/moderating the carbohydrates in the meal, 3) foods I tolerate (use of an elimination diet and a food sensitivity test), 4) my activity level and 5) satiety. I aim to allow a meal to keep me full from one meal to the next, or 4-6 …

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Jun 22

Activated Charcoal Lemonade with Collagen Recipe

*This article was originally published on Thrivemarket.com/blog Our take on the activated charcoal lemonade craze looks much cooler than the sludge-colored detox drinks everyone seems to be sipping lately. We froze our activated charcoal into ice cubes, creating a stark contrast when served in bright lemonade. When the ice starts to melt, it creates a …

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Jun 08

Blood Sugar Friendly Fat Bombs

Keto is trending and I am enjoying the ride. I’ve always been low carb, but in the last year I have been increasing my fat and moderating my carbohydrates and protein intake. Why? I want and deserve steady blood sugar control and this way of eating is proving to work for me, and as an added …

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Sep 21

My Toddlers Favorite (Real Food) Muffins

Whether it’s Declan’s birthday playdate or his school picnic, if a treat is needed I combine some of my favorite real food sweet ingredients into a delicious muffin. Almond Butter Banana Muffins 1 cup natural almond butter 2 large ripe bananas 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon baking soda 4 eggs 1/2 teaspoon sea salt …

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Apr 07

Recipe: Flaxseed “Grain-less” Granola

I picked up this recipe after reading “The Plan,” by Lyn-Genet Recitas. While I have modified the recipe to my liking, it was easy to make and currently my go-to afternoon snack. I mix about an 1/8 of the recipe with a clean protein powder/water drink and about 1/2 cup of frozen berries. This is a great …

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Apr 21

Real Food Muffins + Resistant Starch

Hitting my third trimester of pregnancy, my blood sugars are surely feeling the insulin resistance. During this time I am trying to approach the challenge by of course increasing my insulin dosage but also holistically with manipulating what I eat. Have you seen the research on using resistance starch, such as potato starch, for optimizing …

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Dec 09

Healthy (Real Food) Holiday Recipe

This weekend I am headed to a Friendsmas party and will be bringing one of my favorite paleo-based bread recipes. I have really enjoyed the ideas presented on paleoleap.com, which this recipe came from. Since my son is allergic to eggs, I have altered the recipe to include flax eggs (1 tablespoon of flax meal …

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Nov 26

Recipe: Paleo Infused Thanksgiving Smoothies

Nothing tastier than enjoying the flavors and produce of the season. This month I have been experimenting with some of the beloved Thanksgiving spices in my morning smoothie. Enjoy. Pumpkin Oat Protein Smoothie 1/3 cup puree pumpkin 1.5 cup raw spinach 1.5 cup chopped romaine lettuce 3 tsp cinnamon ½ teaspoon clove 1/8 tsp ginger …

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Nov 18

Recipe: Paleo Infused Nutrition Chili

This year we hosted our first chili cook-off, or as my husband stated, “chili deathmatch.” To say the least it was a great time and I am thankful we didn’t blow a fuse with the number of slow-cookers in our kitchen. Mine did not come in first place, but it was close. Certainly nutrient-dense and …

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Nov 03

Recipe: Sweet Potato & Asparagus Eggbake

Since I had Declan I have embraced the challenge of eating a healthy, protein-rich breakfast while trying to mend a waking, hungry baby. What’s my solution? I make some sort of vegetable-based eggbake on the weekend so I am ready to slice, reheat and eat each weekday. Use this recipe for inspiration – I change up the …

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