The Unprocessed Kitchen: Step 3 – Sugars and Chocolate Chip Walnut Blondies
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The Unprocessed Kitchen: Step 3 – Sugars and Chocolate Chip Walnut Blondies

Sugars can cause confusion and missteps when we cook and bake with unprocessed ingredients. First of all, let me state that sugar is sugar. Sweeteners of any form…

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The Unprocessed Pantry and Butternut Squash Soup
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The Unprocessed Pantry and Butternut Squash Soup

I understand transitioning to an unprocessed kitchen can seem overwhelming, especially if you’re just learning about things like organic whole cane sugar and coconut oil. I assure you…

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Back-to-School Lunch Ideas (Paleo, GAPs, Grain Free, Gluten Free)
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Back-to-School Lunch Ideas (Paleo, GAPs, Grain Free, Gluten Free)

I think every back-to-school post starts with “I can’t believe the summer is gone!”. That’s exactly how I feel. Summer was great, but all of a sudden it’s…

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Broccoli Salad with Bacon and Raisins
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Broccoli Salad with Bacon and Raisins

I’ve attended my share of potlucks. I grew up in Texas and our family went to a Baptist Church, so potlucks were a regular occurrence. In the summertime,…

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Cauliflower Pizza Crust
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Cauliflower Pizza Crust

Some like it crunchy, others doughy. I waffle back and forth, but lately I wanted a grain-free cauliflower pizza crust I could pick up, eat cold, and send…

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Homemade Beef Jerky (Grain-Free, Paleo)
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Homemade Beef Jerky (Grain-Free, Paleo)

Memorial Day weekend arrives in just a few days! Kids are getting out of school, so summer vacations can’t be far behind. In our family, we like to take road trips. We pack a trip bag full of books,…

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Chocolate Wonder Pop
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Chocolate Wonder Pop

I love popsicles. They sit in the freezer, ready for an after-school snack or a break from playing in the sprinklers. Most Moms I know keep some on…

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Chicken and Black Bean Quesadillas
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Chicken and Black Bean Quesadillas

Our house is aflutter this week. Pete pinned on a new rank, finished with one job, and moved to a new unit. We’re both having trouble believing we’re “old…

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Beef Chili
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Beef Chili

A few weeks ago we found out we are moving back to Southern California for a couple of years so my world has been spinning! My husband is…

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Honey-Sweetened Almond Butter
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Honey-Sweetened Almond Butter

I am constantly thinking of ways to create new recipes using natural sweeteners, and almond butter has become my latest sweet “fix”. It’s the perfect mixture of sweet…

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