gluten free

Grain Free Orange Maple Holiday Cookies

December 17, 2014

My Holiday gifts usually consists of food. Let’s face it, I’m frugal but also like to feed people. That’s allowed, right? Well, the Christmas is a perfect example. I have family and friends who like to receive Healthy Bites. Easy, I make a big batch for Holiday Parties, etc. But I also have friends who are more […]

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Soothing Coconut Cranberry Smoothie {For Gut Health}

December 10, 2014

I love the Holidays! I do, really! But I will be the first to admit, no matter how hard I try, I still have my moments of exhaustion and stress. It’s my own doing. And I’m learning to say NO more and slow down. My body is the first to tell me to do so. […]

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Paleo Cocoa Hazelnut Bread with Molasses

December 8, 2014

Bread.. oh bread. How I love the smell of baking bread, or anything sweet for that matter. And can I tell yo something? 80% of the time, the gluten free food/treats I bake are for the Kiwi. Don’t get me wrong, I eat them too, but I mean I make things I know he will […]

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Why White Rice Makes a Nice Recovery Food

December 5, 2014

Questions I get asked a lot —> Is white rice Paleo? Shouldn’t I eat brown rice instead? Shouldn’t I avoid carbs at night? Isn’t white rice high on the Glycemic Index? And truth is…. IT DEPENDS. It depends on the person, their gut health, their activity levels, and the way they prepare grains. Yep, it […]

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Paleo Pumpkin Kale and Turkey Frittata

December 3, 2014

Here’s a confession… I have the hardest time spelling the word FRITTATA! Why isn’t it in my spell check? But I think I’ve finally mastered it. Yes, almost 32 years later. Wanna know something else that is quite shocking? Well, i mentioned this in last week’s post but…. We aren’t huge fans of turkey. I […]

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Gluten Free Shrimp Pho with Miso

November 19, 2014

Two things happened this past week, one good and one not so good. The not so good; Texas got a blast of FRIGID air and I’m a wuss in the cold. The good? I received my first shipment of Sizzlefish’s new Paleo pack which gave me the excuse to make a seafood dish that was hot, […]

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Everything But the Kitchen Sink Soup {Cotter Version}

November 10, 2014

Please tell me you’ve heard of this… You know, hodge podge creations? Every (ingredient) but the kitchen sink thrown into a soup! We live off these one pot wonders and Fall is the perfect time to create them, don’t you think? I also blame my obsessive need to be resourceful and not waste. It was […]

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Cranberry White Chocolate Pumpkin Bars {Gluten Free}

November 5, 2014

My husband’s (aka Kiwi Cotter) favorite candy of all time is white chocolate, the milk bar brand from New Zealand to be exact. And every time we head into off season, he gets a care package from his “mum” with white chocolate included. Full proof on his instagram feed! I’d say chocolate is a pretty good way to […]

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Gluten Free Banana Mac Nut Muffin Protein Bites

November 3, 2014

Welcome November! I’m not gonna lie, it seems that each time a new month comes along, I’m eager to start fresh or REFOCUS. October was ended up being similar to September… I wanted it to just be done. How sad is that? But this month, November, it’s ALL going to be good. Because like i […]

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Baked Southwest Trout with Sage {and Health Benefits}

October 29, 2014

Well folks, we’re officially in off-season. Last race was this weekend, but the kiwi actually didn’t end up racing. And it was probably for the best. But we did have a few other triathletes in town and this Sherpa wife was busy! But I like being busy making meals for the “crew.” They gobble it […]

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