Recipes

plantain wrap
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Grain free plantain wraps/flatbread

Since I eat mostly grain free, I like to find great ideas to substitute grains in bread, wraps and crackers.  This is a great recipe I found and have modified using plantains.  Plantains are in the banana family but are usually not eaten…
easy skillet chicken with fresh herbs

Easy Skillet Chicken and Herbs

What can I make for dinner? That is the question... Chicken is usually the answer! And, if you are anything like me, you want to keep it simple, yet tasty. This is a really easy dish I made that was inspired by the fresh herbs in my…
homemade healthy salad dressings

Easy Homemade Vinaigrette Salad Dressing

We eat salad almost every night in our house and my husband brings one for lunch almost every day too. That translates to quite a bit of salad dressing! I used to buy my dressing at the local market, and didn’t pay much attention to the…
Oatmeal breakfast bake
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Breakfast Oatmeal Bake

My husband works long hours everyday, leaving our house by 6:30 or 7 am and returning 12 to 14 hours later. I found this recipe a few years ago when he voiced his frustration at not being able to find a nutrient dense, filling and tasty breakfast…
chicken bone broth recipe
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Nourishing Chicken Bone Broth

I learned how to make Bone broth a few years ago when I became involved in the Weston A Price Association. It is an International Foundation that passes on the teachings of Dr. Weston Price, who wrote a book in the 1930’s called Nutrition…
Roasted delicata squash

Easy Roasted Winter Squash

I love winter squash; Butternut, acorn, spaghetti, buttercup, kabocha, delicata... it doesn’t matter, I love them all. The bright orange, yellow and green colors, the mild to sweet flavor, the beautiful meaty consistency.... When I first…
butternut squash soup

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

I live in Wisconsin, where we are fortunate enough to enjoy four seasons each year (although Winter CAN get a little long!). I love the lazy days of summer, enjoying all of the wonderful outdoor activities, grilling out, the long days full of…
Arugula and butternut squash salad recipe

Arugula & Butternut Squash Salad

Salad, generally defined as mixed greens with dressing, has been a big part of our food history. Interestingly, medical practitioners like Hippocrates and Galen believed that the raw vegetables in salads “easily slipped through the system…