Cranberry Pumpkin Orange Spice Muffins (Grain Free, Dairy Free, Nut Free)

These cranberry pumpkin orange spice muffins were born when I had just under a cup of pumpkin puree leftover in the refrigerator and a craving for some tart cranberries at the same time. They turned out so delicious and would be perfect for your Thanksgiving morning brunch…

Crohn’s Disease and Omega-3 Fatty Acid: How Much Do I Need?

The role of omega-3 fatty acids (that’s the stuff in fish oil pills) in the prevention and treatment Crohn’s disease is definitely not settled, both among conventional physicians and alternative medical providers, so the answer to how much omega-3 we need to be consuming is not easily

30 Days of Gratitude, Week 3

Seriously, where is November going! I can’t believe we are already 21 days into the month! Here are my day 16-21 moments of gratitude, as I posted them on the Facebook page… Day 16: I’m grateful for my education, including my degrees from the University of Wisconsin.

The Gluten Summit – Encore Day!

Today is encore day for the Gluten Summit, hosted by Dr. Tom O’Bryan. Eight of the most popular presentations from the previous eight days are available for you to watch for free for just 24 hours. Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to hear some of the world’s

Grassfed on a Budget: Paleo Chicken Fried Steak and Mushroom Gravy

Three packages of “cube steak” were included in our recent grass fed beef share and I was a bit stymied by them. The frozen hunks looked a bit like ground beef, but once I defrosted them I realized that they were actually four solid masses. I consulted

Roasted Beets, Brussels Sprouts, and Carrots

I was faced with a conundrum recently when my crisper drawer contained four small beets, a handful of Brussels sprouts, and three carrots. I didn’t have enough of any one vegetable to serve the number of people I needed but I wanted an easy side dish that

Coconut Apple Cranberry Crisp (Grain Free, Dairy Free, Nut Free)

I love fruit crisps! In my pre-paleo days I made them throughout the year, using blueberries, mulberries, pears, peaches, and apples – depending on what was in season. My favorite topping was made from white flour, white and brown sugar, butter, and oats… All of which I

30 Days of Gratitude – Week 2

This has been such a good experience for me this month. I’ve been busy with work and other obligations, and had all the usual stress that entails, plus I’ve had my moments of getting frustrated with my restricted diet and a day where I didn’t feel very

AIP for Crohn’s Disease: What to eat when you aren’t feeling so hot

This post was supposed to be a 90-day update when I told you all about how good I was doing on the autoimmune paleo protocol (AIP), reintroducing foods right and left, and keeping my Crohn’s disease totally in check. I even had the draft half written last

Stuffed Winter Squash

  This simple recipe marries winter squash, late season spinach, and some grass fed ground beef to create a tasty dish in a fun package! I used some red kuri squash that came in my produce box, but it would work equally well with acorn or any