5 Packaged Foods I Buy Every Week {with only a little shame}

Packaged food doesn't ALWAYS mean a huge compromise.

I know how to cook from scratch. I know the benefits of cooking from scratch.  I know it’s better for the environment, my bank account, and my family when I cook from scratch. But there are some things I’ve settled on for convenience, sacrificing as little health as I can in the process. Be careful, […]

Starting Paleo or GAPS? Tip 1: Don’t Start With Baked Goods

Banana Nut Muffins made with coconut flour

“I’ve been trying to eat more paleo recipes, but everything I try is just bland and dry. “ When I follow up to ask what recipes they’ve tried, they’ve tried baked goods that they saw on Pinterest. Yeah. So. Grain-free baking doesn’t taste AT ALL like wheat baking.  Almond flour and coconut flour are both […]

Creamy Dairy-Free Paleo Spinach-Artichoke Dip made with Avocado Mayo

dairy free spinach artichoke dip

  We’ve enjoyed spinach-artichoke-parmesan dip for years now, but I wanted to work on a dairy-free alternative so that those not eating dairy can enjoy this treat on top of meat, vegetables, or with grain-free crackers. I’m working on re-doing the meal plans right now – I hope to have new ones ready in time […]