Overnight Chia Porridge {soaked for better digestion and nutrition; dairy-free; Paleo, GAPS}

Megan Breakfast, Hors d'oeuvres, Condiments & Sides, Traditional Healing Foods 14 Comments

Most folks don’t know that chia seeds are high in phytic acid*. There is an easy solution, that reaps a great reward. Overnight oats are currently popular because all the work is done the night before and yields a ready-to-go breakfast. But if we’re already letting something sit out overnight, why not SOAK it to reduce phytates??  SO easy! This …

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Keto Chile Relleno Casserole~ a Keto, Paleo, GAPS, Mexican Dinner Casserole; easy!

Megan Main Dishes, Whole Food Recipes 29 Comments

Growing up close to Mexico meant having authentic Mexican cooking in our home, as a way of life. It meant holding poblanos over the gas flame to char them, boiling nopalitos and mixing them with tomatoes, raw onion and cilantro, it meant albondigas soup. (It never meant an easy Keto, Paleo, GAPS Mexican dinner casserole, by the way; but we’re …

bowl of fermented brussels sprouts with ginger and garlic

Fermented Brussels Sprouts with Garlic & Ginger {Traditional, Paleo, GAPS, AIP, Keto, Whole30}

Megan Hors d'oeuvres, Condiments & Sides, Traditional Healing Foods, Whole Food Recipes 25 Comments

This is a great time of year to make an exciting ferment. You’ll love the results: the texture of the little “cabbages,” the fresh crazy-good flavor of the brine, and as always, the fun of the process! When your teenagers are barking across the table, “Save some for me; save some for me!” And your hubby is saying, “This is …

Paleo Baking Substitutions

Paleo Baking Substitutions: Turn your favorite recipes into Paleo Recipes {make recipe adaptations: achieve grain-free, refined-sugar-free, healthy fats, allergy-friendly alternatives}

Megan Food Philosophy, Healing Diets, Health & Nutrition, Treats 12 Comments

I realized recently that there really isn’t one place to find all of this information, so I hope the pin and guidelines below are helpful. You can PIN IT HERE 🙂 for future reference! Recipe Adaptations Basically I take 5 groups of foods, (flour, sugar, fat, eggs and leavening), and “Paleofy,” or give you some Paleo equivalents. This doesn’t mean …

PALEO BLUEBERRY MUFFINS {with GAPS diet variation and bonus instructions for How to Make Homemade Sprouted Nut Meal}

Megan Breakfast, Treats, Whole Food Recipes 10 Comments

This is your classic Paleo Blueberry Muffin. What could be more basic, more readily welcomed, more classic, than a blueberry muffin? This is the healthy version, always moist, always greeted with enthusiasm by my family, perfect for a Sunday morning or to grab for a lunch or snack. GAPS diet variation I give a GAPS diet variation that does not …

AIP Blueberry Muffins {autoimmune protocol, egg-free, dairy-free, nut-free; moist and delicious; easy ingredients!}

Megan Breakfast, Hors d'oeuvres, Condiments & Sides, Lunch Foods, Treats, Whole Food Recipes 47 Comments

AIP Blueberry Muffins are the best! They’re egg-free, moist, yet just-right in the middle, designed for autoimmune protocol, dairy-free and delicious! My whole family loves these, even those who can eat eggs and dairy… “These are seriously good muffins.” So says our teenage boy. He loves and prefers egg-free baked goods, go figure. Our 8-year-old can’t eat eggs, but our …

Cauliflower Pickles with Turmeric and Black Pepper {Fermented Cauliflower, Anti-Inflammatory, dairy-free (no whey used)} #fermentedcauliflower #cauliflowerpickles #turmericpickles #turmericferment #fermentedturmeric #curriedcauliflower

Cauliflower PICKLES with Turmeric and Black Pepper {Fermented Cauliflower, Anti-Inflammatory, dairy-free (no whey used)}

Megan Hors d'oeuvres, Condiments & Sides, Traditional Healing Foods 16 Comments

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links in this post. Cauliflower pickles are my favorite. I love their texture. And I love how they compliment the flavor of turmeric and/or curry. Anti-Inflammatory This recipe can have just 5 ingredients: warm water, sea salt, cauliflower, turmeric and black pepper. The black pepper makes the active ingredient in turmeric, …

Roasted “Loaded” Cauliflower {a Paleo, Keto, GAPS, Whole30 Side Dish, or top with a fried egg or simple roasted chicken for a main dish; AIP version included}

Megan Hors d'oeuvres, Condiments & Sides, Main Dishes, Uncategorized 16 Comments

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links in this post. Cauliflower is one of those rare, perfect vegetables that’s creamy, rich and satisfying, yet it’s low in carbohydrates, so it fits all five traditional diets that are popular for healing the gut and wellness: Paleo, Keto, GAPS, Whole30 and AIP. Amazing. I give the AIP variations below. …

AIP Pork, Apple & Delicata Squash BREAKFAST CASSEROLE with sage and thyme {egg-free, grain-free, Whole30}

Megan Breakfast, Main Dishes 8 Comments

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links in this post. We have already decided this will be our holiday breakfast casserole FOREVER. It is THAT good. AIP… that means an egg-free, grain-free, dairy-free casserole?! …that’s AMAZING?!!! And yay, for Breakfast!!! In our grain-free, sugar-free family we have one egg-free child and one dairy-free child. Those big eggy, …

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How Many Carbs to Eat: Weight Loss, Blood Sugar, Exercise and Insulin!

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Healing Diets, Health & Nutrition 17 Comments

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links in this post. While the title of this post uses the words weight loss, we’re here to talk health. This conversion guide (below) and discussion are tools to help us understand the relationship between carb intake and fat storage. And perhaps even more importantly, the guide below is designed to …