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When I make pumpkin cookies for my kids, I prefer to make them grain free to mix things up. I occasionally make crustless pumpkin pie or pumpkin pie with an almond flour crust for the same reason. While we are fortunate not to have any grain allergies in our home, I still try to limit the …

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Sweet potato hummus is Real Food that fits the budget! I first met Arabella Forge, author of the sensational new book Frugavore,  at the 2004 Wise Traditions Conference.  A fellow Weston A. Price Chapter Leader, we immediately hit it off as my husband is also from her hometown of Melbourne Australia and I have visited …

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Egg custard pudding was my most favorite treat growing up.  I usually made a couple of bowls a week at my Grandparent’s house (they lived not far down the road) and my Grandfather, also a huge egg custard fan, and I would happily wolf it down together while watching baseball on his rabbit-eared black and …

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Healthy baking powder is a must in the kitchen of a savvy cook. Used as a leavening agent, baking powder lightens texture and increases the volume of baked goods such as muffins, cakes, pancakes, and cookies. It works by releasing carbon dioxide bubbles into the wet batter in a chemical reaction. This process expands and …

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One of the most popular video recipes I’ve posted on this blog is How to Make Homemade Breakfast Cereal. A frequent question I’ve gotten from that post is how to make a grain free homemade breakfast cereal for those who eat Primal or Paleo or are currently on the GAPS or SCD diets. Sarah The …

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When my husband and I were on the (temporary) GAPS Diet to improve our gut health, one of our favorite treats hands down was Russian Custard. Russian Custard is an excellent substitute for cream and works well for any recipe which calls for cream. Cream, if you recall, is not permitted on the GAPS Diet as it …

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What child doesn’t love angel food cake?   Light and fluffy with tongue tantalizing texture, angel food cake is an all time favorite especially for little girl birthday parties! Dolores Clark, a great grandmother who lives in Dade City Florida recently sent me a Paleo angel food cake recipe, a grain free version of this traditional …