Healthy Cookie Dough Balls

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Print Healthy Cookie Dough Balls Healthy Cookie Dough Balls- Ingredients Ingredients 1-1/2 cups unsweetened coconut flakes Organic- ½ cup nut butter of choice or peanut butter. I use Almond Butter bought from Whole Foods ¼ cup coconut oil can be melted or softened Organic 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract Gluten free ⅔ cup mini chocolate chips I use Enjoy, from Whole Foods, any Health Foods Store carries them or online from https://thrivemarket.com/ … [Read more...]

Healing Bone Broth, Recipe-

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Beef bone broth is one of the most healing foods you can consume. It’s rich in nutrients like gelatin and glycine, which help to protect and heal your leaky gut, skin and digestive tract. Try this healing recipe for beef bone broth today! http://draxe.com/4-steps-to-heal-leaky-gut-and-autoimmune-disease/   INGREDIENTS: Beef bones with marrow water to cover bones 3 tbsp apple cider vinegar 2 Bay Leaves Sea Salt and Ground Black Pepper vegetables of … [Read more...]

Homemade Pink Lemonade-

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Print Homemade Pink Lemonade- Ingredients 3 cups lemon or lime juice, about 20 lemons or 25 limes freshly squeezed 2 cups superfine sugar 4 cups cold water 4 cups ice 2 lemons or limes, thinly sliced for garnish ½ cup cranberry juice Instructions DIRECTIONS Into a large serving container, strain the citrus juice, mix it with sugar, and stir until the sugar is dissolved. Add 4 cups cold water and cranberry juice, and stir again until well combined. Pour over ice and … [Read more...]

Southern Style Sweet Tea-

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Hello everyone, hope this Tuesday is going great for you.. As know all know I am Southern, us Southern folks love our tea, and we love it "Sweet" well, most of us do , we were raised on "Sweet Tea" in my family, we just didn't drink that many soda's growing up here in family, but the Tea, oh yes! Not sure where my Mother came up with the idea of adding 1/2 cup of brown sugar to her tea when we were kids, maybe she ran out of white sugar, and as a substitute she used brown sugar, either way we … [Read more...]

Gluten Free Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies-

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Print Gluten Free Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies- Ingredients ½ cup chunky or smooth peanut butter ( I use organic) ½ cup brown sugar 1 large egg 1¼ cups gluten-free rolled oats ( Most grocery stores carry them Red Mill) ½ teaspoon baking soda Instructions Preheat oven to 350°F. In a small bowl, use an electric mixer to cream peanut butter and brown sugar until fluffy. Beat in the egg. Add rolled oats and baking soda to creamed mixture, and mix well. … [Read more...]

Fresh Homemade Salsa-

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Print Fresh Homemade Salsa- Ingredients 3-4 pounds tomatoes, I used Roma ½ of a small red onion, peeled 1 or 2 small jalapeño peppers, depending on heat preference 1 clove garlic, minced Large handful of cilantro 2 splashes of red wine vinegar (about a ½ teaspoon) ½ of a lemon or lime, juiced Salt and pepper to taste Instructions Roughly chop tomatoes, onions, and jalapeño peppers. Add all ingredients to the food processor. Pulse until desired consistency, I … [Read more...]

Philly Cheese Steak Dip-

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Print Philly Cheese Steak Dip- Ingredients 1½ cups GRILLED and small chopped thin cut shoulder steak 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 cup diced onion 1 cup diced green pepper 8 oz. cream cheese, softened ½ cup mayo 4 oz. shredded or chopped provolone cheese Instructions Saute onion and green pepper in olive oil over medium heat. Set aside. In medium bowl, mix cream cheese, mayo, provolone, and chopped steak. Stir until well combined. Add sautéed onion and green pepper to bowl and … [Read more...]

Lemonade Layer Cake from Scratch-

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Print Lemonade Layer Cake from Scratch- Ingredients Lemonade Layer Cake Ingredients Frosting 2 tablespoons butter, softened 2 teaspoons grated lemon rind 2 teaspoons thawed lemonade concentrate ½ teaspoon vanilla extract 8 ounces ⅓-less-fat cream cheese 3½ cups powdered sugar Cake 1⅓ cups granulated sugar 6 tablespoons butter, softened 1 tablespoon grated lemon rind 3 tablespoons thawed lemonade concentrate 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 large eggs 2 large … [Read more...]

Gluten Free Butter Milk Biscuits-

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Print Gluten Free Biscuits- Ingredients INGREDIENTS 2 cups gf King Authur Gluten-free All Purpose Flour* (Whole foods, Publix, etc) 2 teaspoons gluten-free baking powder ½ teaspoon baking soda ¼ cup powdered buttermilk 1 teaspoon coarse sea salt (use less if you are using a fine salt) 4 tablespoons ghee ( A butter I use) or the butter you use, but use real butter ½ cups butter milk, milk even coconut milk that is what I use ½ cups sour cream ( non-dairy) … [Read more...]

Strawberry Lemon Tart w/Rose Cream-

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Before I share this I want to say this is one amazing AIP recipe and I had to share, I also share the source and her FB page!   I started a new baking adventure with Sweet Potato Flour. I ordered a box on amazon to see what I could bake up. I wanted to try something different than coconut flour in my occasional AIP baking, and this was definitely worth the money. This sweet potato flour was a beautiful light orange color. It had a normal flour texture, and tasted nice. I think I paid … [Read more...]

Mom’s Lemon Icebox Pie-

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Print Mom's Lemon Icebox Pie- Ingredients 1 (8 ounce) container whipped cream (Cool Whip) 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, at room temperature 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk 1⁄2 cup lemon juice (can be fresh or bottled) 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 large prepared graham cracker crust Instructions DIRECTIONS Combine the whip cream, cream cheese, sweetened condensed milk, lemon juice, and vanilla extract in a large bowl. Mix on high speed until SMOOTH. Taste and add … [Read more...]

Living with Autoimmune Disease and eating right-

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  It's been a couple of years now after being diagnosed with another Autoimmune disease Hashimoto's the autoimmune disease not may Dr.'s or us understand well.   For me it has taken my down a time or two. Eat the wrong thing, or have too much stress ( stress in our life each day can be too much) when you have Hashimoto's. For some and I am one of them, it can be a mind changing illness and daily life seems more stressful even the little things seem BIG! And it seems to happen over … [Read more...]

The Best Strawberry Cake Ever-

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Print The Best Strawberry Cake Ever- Rating  4.5 from 2 reviews Ingredients Ingredients 1 (18.25-ounce) box white cake mix 1 (3-ounce) box strawberry-flavored instant gelatin 1 (15-ounce) package frozen strawberries in syrup, thawed and pureed 4 large eggs ½ cup vegetable oil ¼ cup water Strawberry cream cheese frosting, recipe follows Strawberry Cream Cheese Frosting ¼ cup butter, softened 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened 1 (10-ounce) package frozen … [Read more...]

The Best Strawberry Cake Ever-

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Ingredients Ingredients 1 (18.25-ounce) box white cake mix 1 (3-ounce) box strawberry-flavored instant gelatin 1 (15-ounce) package frozen strawberries in syrup, thawed and pureed 4 large eggs ½ cup vegetable oil ¼ cup water Strawberry cream cheese frosting, recipe follows Strawberry Cream Cheese Frosting ¼ cup butter, softened 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened 1 (10-ounce) package frozen strawberries in syrup, thawed and pureed ½ teaspoon strawberry extract 7 cups … [Read more...]

Gluten Free Chocolate Cake with Peanut Butter Icing-

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Print Gluten Free Chocolate Cake with Peanut Butter Icing- Ingredients Ingredients Cake: 2 cups almond flour ⅔ cup dark cocoa powder ⅓ cup Coconut flour ⅓ cup unflavoured whey protein powder 1 tbsp instant coffee 1 ½ tsp baking soda OR 1 tbsp baking powder ½ tsp baking powder) ½ tsp salt ½ cup butter, softened ¾ cup Raw Stevia Sweetener ( you may use the same amounts of Sugar) 4 large eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract ¼ tsp Stevia … [Read more...]

My AIP Homemade Pineapple Sorbet-

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  After being on the AIP Paleo diet for awhile you get a craving for something sweet and creamy. I decided to try my version of Pineapple Sorbet but you can use any organic FROZEN fruit that you like most. I just happen to love pineapple. Ingredients: 1 cup frozen organic Pineapple Chunks 1/2 cup Organic Pure Coconut Water 1/2 cup Fresh Organic Coconut Milk 1/2 Lime Juice organic for me- (NOTE : I make mine from unsweetened organic shredded coconut) I use the food … [Read more...]

Warm Cinnamon Bread-

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Print Warm Cinnamon Bread- Ingredients Ingredients 1 cup Milk 6 Tablespoons Butter 2-1/2 teaspoons Active Dry Yeast 2 whole Eggs ⅓ cup Sugar 3-1/2 cups All-purpose Flour 1 teaspoon Salt ⅓ cup Sugar 2 Tablespoons Cinnamon Egg And Milk, Mixed Together, For Brushing Softened Butter, For Smearing And Greasing Instructions Preparation Instructions Melt butter with milk. Heat until very warm, but don't boil. Allow to cool until still warm to the touch, but not hot. … [Read more...]

AIP Beef Stew-

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Print AIP Beef Stew- Ingredients 1 Small beef sirloin roast (GRASS FED ONLY) 10 baby carrots 1 small japanese sweet potato diced 1 granny smith apple sliced Instructions Cook the roast in a crock pot on low for 3 hours Add all veggies cook on love 2 to 3 more hours salt and pepper to taste if needed 3.2.2885 … [Read more...]

Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookies (Gluten Free_

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Print Chocolate Chip Gluten Free Cookies Ingredients INGREDIENTS ½ cup room temperature ghee for AIP Or 1 stick real butter ¼ cup granulated sugar ½ cup packed light brown sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract gluten free 1 large egg range free 1 cup + 2 Tbsp gluten free baking mix* 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips or Carob Chips Instructions INSTRUCTIONS Using a mixer, cream butter and sugars in a large mixing bowl. Add egg and vanilla and beat again until well … [Read more...]

AIP one dish meals-

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I love her idea and saw the one dish meals over at Jessica's site at  http://aiplifestyle.com/ . So, I decided to get creative on some myself.. If you have to be on AIP for health and autoimmune disease, these might be just what you are looking for.. Check out Jessica's site please, and come back for more of our recipes we create as well. Print AIP one dish meals- AIP one dish meals Ingredients 1 lb grass fed ground sirloin 1 med onion diced ¾ C mushrooms 1 large sweet … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Red Velvet Cake/Pie

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Box of red velvet cake mix- 3 eggs 1/3 cup oil 1 cup water Two pre-made pie crusts 1/2 cup butter 12 ounces semi-sweet mini chocolate chips 1 can sweetened condensed milk 1. Make cake batter according to the box’s instruction– mine called for the three eggs, oil and water. Now take your pie crusts and place them in pie plates if you didn’t purchase the pie crusts already in the pan. Evenly divide the batter between the two pies. Bake for 30-35 minutes at 350 degrees (or until … [Read more...]

AIP butternut squash w/ veggies and grass fed sirloin

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In a searing pan with Organic Olive oil but not to hot add 1/2 medium butternut squash and onion, let cook until squash is soft I cover mine.  Add green onions and fresh garlic let them all cook for a few minutes covered- Add some fresh organic kale and small cap full of Olive oil cover Cook on low until the kale is tender - I grilled a grass fed sirloin patty and I am set for my all AIP dinner. I love this idea and I have Jessica at http://aiplifestyle.com/  to thank for this … [Read more...]

Festive Rosemary Sour Dough Bread

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Print Festive Rosemary Sour Dough Bread Ingredients (Makes 2 medium loaves) 1½ cups lukewarm water 2 tablespoons of instant yeast 1½ Tablespoons of salt 4 cups of plain gluten free flour (I use King Authur) 2-3 tablespoons of fresh rosemary Method: Mix together the flour, salt and yeast in a bowl, then add the fresh or dried rosemary, grinding it with your hands a little. Then add in the water Wet your hands, then combine the mixture with your hands until it creates a … [Read more...]

Olive Cheese Loaf

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Print Olive Cheese Loaf I adopted this one from The Pioneer Woman, made a few times and it is wonderful! Ree has some amazing recipes check out her blog for this recipe and MORE http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/ree-drummond/olive-cheese-bread-recipe.html Ingredients Ingredients One 6-ounce can black olives, drained One 6-ounce jar pimiento-stuffed green olives, drained 2 stalks green onions 1 stick butter, at room temperature ½ cup mayonnaise 12 ounces Monterey Jack … [Read more...]

Creamy Rosemary Tomato Leek Soup-

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Print Creamy Rosemary Tomato Leek Soup- Ingredients Creamy Rosemary Tomato Leek Soup Ingredients ¼ cup butter 1 large leek - cut lengthwise, washed, trimmed, and thinly sliced 2 sprigs fresh rosemary, leaves stripped 2 teaspoons minced garlic 4 (16 ounce) cans diced tomatoes ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper 10 leaves basil, minced heavy whipping cream Instructions Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat; cook and stir leek, rosemary, and garlic until leek is … [Read more...]