Monthly Archives: January 2012

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    Gluten-Free Banana Bread (Paleo)

    Posted on January 26, 2012 by admin in Recipes.

    There is no denying that sweet treats are a favorite around our house. In order to satisfy these cravings, and avoid eating empty calories, I have found some great recipes with alternatives to white flour and sugar. Almond flour, while not cheap, adds more protein to the bread, and is significantly lower in carbs and […]

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    Gluten Free Super Food Waffles

    Posted on January 20, 2012 by admin in Recipes.

    Breakfast for Dinner These green waffles may not look nearly as delicious as they taste. I was pleasantly surprised by how quickly they became a kid-friendly favorite. Sunday meal planning involves each member of our family picking one dinner for the week. My seven and four year old boys make sure these super food waffles […]

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    Granola Scones

    Posted on January 15, 2012 by admin in Recipes.

    This is a weekend favorite around our house. It is fairly versatile and we often use the recipe as more of a guideline. You can add fresh or dried fruit, and even try different types of flours depending on your preferences. In the scones pictured, we used Tropic of Ginger Granola and frozen blueberries. With […]

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    Gluten-free Chia Muffins

    Posted on January 9, 2012 by admin in Recipes.

    When Dr. Oz starts talking about chia, my mom starts to take everything I have been telling her about the health benefits of this super food a little more seriously. So for all you Dr. Oz fans out there, here is his recipe for his Chia Muffins. After baking these with my boys the other […]

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  • The Dangers of Soy

    Posted on January 9, 2012 by admin in Health Tips.

    In my search for optimal health, over the years, I have experimented with different ways of eating, including vegetarian and vegan (although that didn’t last too long). The problem I ran into with both of these was that I ended up replacing meat and dairy with soy. At the time I didn’t see this as […]

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