AIP GAPS Puerto Rican Gravy

AIP & GAPS Puerto Rican ONION GRAVY with Chicken Plantain Waffles (Paleo, Grain-free, Dairy-free)

Megan Main Dishes, Whole Food Recipes 8 Comments

This dairy-free gravy is a love gift for my daughter who loves all things creamy and saucy.  It’s also a love gift for you!  It’s delicious and rich, great for a special brunch or dinner, ladled over my savory waffles. I’m big on savory waffles.  I love the idea of them for dinner, easily and quickly cooked up on the …

Carrot Bisque with mint & ginger

Carrot Mint Bisque with Fresh Ginger and Bone Broth

Megan Soups and Stews, Whole Food Recipes 10 Comments

GAPS, AIP, SCD, PALEO, DAIRY-FREE Soup makes the perfect, simple meal.  Made with bone broth it satisfies.  Made with fresh herbs it speaks with a zing.  Ginger root adds fire and health to any bowl.  And with mint it’s a winning combination: powerful, comforting and grounding. This is a crock pot soup, designed for an easy, quick preparation.  The components …

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Water is Not Enough: WHY TO SALT YOUR WATER! And an Electrolyte Drink Recipe

Megan Drinks, Health & Nutrition, Whole Food Recipes 11 Comments

Thank you for supporting this site with purchases made through links in this post. Sea salt is required by our bodies for optimum health.  While we can add it to our food, should we also be adding it to our water?  After exercise, the answer is, Yes. Called Hyponatremia, the Weston A. Price Foundation informs us, Studies have confirmed the …

Chinese Chicken and Mushroom Stew

Chinese Chicken with Wild Mushrooms

Megan Main Dishes, Soups and Stews, Whole Food Recipes 16 Comments

My favorite dinners by far are the cozy stew-like ones.  They have a rich sauce or gravy and they contain bone broth.  They’re satisfying and they digest well.  We often have a cheese plate of our favorite aged cheeses and a green salad or raw veggie plate as well, and sauerkraut or fermented dairy.  It feels like a feast.  Add …

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Indonesion Peanut Butter Stew (GAPS-friendly)

Megan Main Dishes, Soups and Stews, Whole Food Recipes 8 Comments

A NEW RECIPE FOR COMFORT FOOD This dish is a welcome meal for a cozy dinner.  The thinly sliced cabbage in the stew mimics egg noodles.  The peanut butter sauce, spiked to spicy with ginger, provides a delicious forum for bone broth.  (Spicy meter?  Medium, by lightweight American standards.  Reduce the amount of ginger and omit the spicy pepper if …

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RAW EGGNOG RECIPE with a dairy-free option

Megan Drinks, Traditional Healing Foods, Treats, Whole Food Recipes 11 Comments

TEXTURE Commercial brands of eggnog use thickeners such as carageenan and guar gum, some of which have been linked with inflammation and are undesirable for a pure, whole food diet. However, truth be told, I like a thick eggnog, one that is almost custard-like. So I have added that all-time healthy thickener, sustainably-sourced gelatin, to my recipe. The added step …

Goji Cranberry Truffles Paleo GAPS

Goji Berry-Cranberry Truffles! (GAPS & Paleo)

Megan Treats, Whole Food Recipes 39 Comments

  These truffles are filled with coconut “manna,” what the vegan raw community uses for a caramel-white chocolate type effect.  It’s dreamy for its mouth-feel, flavor, and even its health properties. This post contains affiliate links. I don’t have much of sweet tooth anymore, having been on a healing diet for over 4 years.  But these got me: so yummy, so …

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Christmas Tree DIY Design #2- Stuffed Squash-Gone-KID-FRIENDLY! AND LEARN HOW TO MAKE A MUSHROOM STAR! (GAPS)

Megan Cooking With Kids, Whole Food Recipes 5 Comments

Of the two butternut squash Christmas tree designs I made, this was my kids’ favorite: Half a piece of hothouse cucumber makes the trunk. Cranberries and olive rings make the balls. Diced red and yellow bell peppers make the garland and pretty contrasting colors. A larger portion of the squash is hollowed out to make room for more filling.  (By …

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Christmas Tree Design #2- Stuffed Squash-Gone-KID-FRIENDLY! AND LEARN HOW TO MAKE A MUSHROOM STAR! (GAPS)

Megan Cooking With Kids, Whole Food Recipes 5 Comments

Of the two butternut squash Christmas tree designs I made, this was my kids’ favorite: Half a piece of hothouse cucumber makes the trunk. Cranberries and olive rings make the balls. Diced red and yellow bell peppers make the garland and pretty contrasting colors. A larger portion of the squash is hollowed out to make room for more filling.  (By …

Stuffed Butternut Squash CHRISTMAS TREES- Family Food Fun! (Dairy-free, Paleo, GAPS)

Megan Cooking With Kids, Whole Food Recipes 16 Comments

Here’s a simple Christmas kitchen craft that is fun to surprise your family or friends with!  It’s pretty and the process is delightful- easy art! Alternately, grab some kids and include them in the process!  This option works great because every squash has two sides, once you cut it in half! You can do one half, and the kids can …