Cara is the main author at Health Home and Happiness. She loves the health and energy that eating well and playing well provides. She helps other families achieve health in simple steps with the GAPS Starter Package, The Empowered Mother Pregnancy Resource, and Grain-Free Freezer Cooking Guide.

Reduction Sauce: Easy Broth-Based Topping for Meats and Veggies

GAPS Paleo Reduction Sauce

“Everyone loves meatballs and this reduction sauce! If I feel like my kids haven’t been eating enough protein lately, this is what I always feed them.”  I explained to my friend as her family joined us for dinner one night.  Well, they proved me wrong, and their kids did not like the sauce ;) But, […]

Simple and Delicious GAPS-Friendly Tacos in Butter Lettuce

  Tacos in Lettuce Wrap   1 pound ground beef (find grassfed beef here) 1-2 teaspoons homemade taco seasoning (see below), to taste   Toppings: 1 tomato, chopped ¼ cup red onions, chopped ¼ cup black olives, sliced 8-10 butter lettuce leaves Guacamole dressing (see below) Cheese, shredded (optional) Yogurt (optional) Lacto-fermented salsa (optional)   […]

Fast Delicious Mushroom Chips Seasoned with Lemon and Garlic – Made in the Dehydrator

10 minute mushroom chips

Sometimes you just need something crunchy and savory. It’s tempting to reach for tortilla or potato chips, but with this recipe you’ll never desire to again!  Here we quickly slice mushrooms (I buy from Costco) in a food processor, toss them with seasonings, and then dehydrate them to crispy crunchy perfection. Even the kids love […]