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In recent years, a surge of options has emerged for those looking for alternatives to grain based flours and thickeners, particularly those made with wheat or GMO corn. Once expensive and hard to find, dozens of gluten free flours are now easily sourced. Of the numerous choices available, arrowroot is among the most popular due to …

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Banana fritters are one of my all time favorite evening snacks while watching a movie or a sporting event on TV. While I usually make banana fritters with DIY gluten free flour or einkorn, I wanted to share this alternative, grain free recipe that I put together using almond flour for those of you who …

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By Monica Corrado, MA, CNC If you’ve heard of the GAPS Diet, Autoimmune Protocol, or the Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD), you know that elimination of grains is a major step in reclaiming the health of your gut. But why? Grains have been consumed for thousands of years by many healthy, degenerative disease free ancestral cultures …

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I’ve been puttering around in the kitchen this summer experimenting with different gluten free and grain free flours both alone and in combination. Learning how to easily bake delicious breads, cookies and pastries with various flour combos – both grain and non-grain based – is something I am very much interested in mastering. My reasons …

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Before I reveal this very creative Paleo enchiladas recipe, let me tell you a little about the recipe creator, Tara Rayburn. I first met Tara, author of the cookbook Essential Gluten-Free Recipes, in yoga class about 10 years ago.  She was pregnant at the time and we struck up a conversation about Labor of Love, a …

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In my opinion, the brownie is hands down the most important American contribution to the world of pastries. I typically make brownies for my family using sprouted flour (recipe here), but I have gotten into the routine of making them grain free with whatever sprouted nut butter I have on hand of late. These grain …

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One of the more popular articles on this blog is No Granola is Good Granola which outlines why granola or muesli made with rolled oats or other grains is not only very indigestible but potentially harming your long term gut health – possibly even contributing to autoimmune disease like allergies or worse.  Even homemade granola …