Bone Broth – Beef Tongue

We live in a culture of hot & fried – fast food. I want to bring us back to low and slow – soul food. The meals where the love that went into the preparation can be tasted. To nurture the food we plan on serving others and take joy in the anticipation of that…

Vegan Cashew Ice Cream

I have been making this dessert for years. Its one of our family favorites. Previously, I had been using canned coconut cream – which although delicious and an outmatched dairy substitute – brings along with it gums, fillers and BPA. Not a fan of any of those! I figured “its dessert, dont sweat the small…

Grain Free – Vegan Seed Bread

This vegan bread is super simple and quick! It was born one afternoon when I just had to bite into something chewy and lather it in oil. My egg lady has had a short – and I am wayyyy too farm girl to go to the store for eggs. Its amazing what you can accomplish…

Raw-AIP Strawberry Rhubarb Tart

My, my, my, it is a delight making pretty food. But lets be honest, it can look beautiful and taste awful – and that is absolutely the most cruel trickery of all. Thankfully – that is not the case here. I actually got the comment from my husband that “its beautiful, and tastes even better…

Super-Berry Bars

These bars. Man – they saved me when I peaked into the fridge to see what dessert I could serve my boys one afternoon, and realized there wasn’t one! What I didn’t realize was the entire sheet of Raw, Vegan, Black bean brownies I had made two days before was gone…. One thing is for…

How to put the PRO in Protein.

Cooking a whole chicken, a roast, or a duck can be extremely intimidating – especially for the first time. It doesn’t have to be. And honestly, when putting to practice some of these tips, its nearly effortless. If you’re cooking for flavor, I believe time is your greatest advocate. I know a lot of people…

Seed Biscuits

We For those of us following an AIP diet (the Auto Immune Protocol) successful reintroductions always deserve the happy dance! I chose to begin my reintroductions with seeds – for their versatility and nutritional benefits. One of the many challenges of the Auto Immune Protocol is getting enough fiber in. That is no longer an…

All Purpose AIP Flatbread

    Batch cooking is essential to most following an AIP diet, and very worthwhile for all. Its also helpful when batch cooking, to create something versatile. Thats what inspired this recipe. I aimed for a simple bread that I could use for anything and everything. From hamburger buns, to flatbread, even a pizza base,…

Cassava Pizza Crust – AIP

Let’s talk Cassava. My previous post was on Cassava Flatbread. After making this recipe for the second time this week, I felt it was owed a second salute. The recipe for this pizza is exactly the same. No new ingredients, however, I wanted to touch on just how versatile and incredible the Yuka root is…

AIP Cassava Flatbread

  *Recipe has seen revision. I have omitted the Applesauce and found a texture lending itself much more to a chewy flatbread. Of course, you may try it either way.* We are a few months into building our home, doing most of the labor ourselves. Making time for new recipes and kitchen experiments has been…