How to Make Bone Broth in 3 Simple Steps

Homemade Bone Broth may seem intimidating, but it’s as easy as brewing your morning tea. These 3 simple steps show how to make bone broth at home, saving you time and money and improving the nutritional value! It sounds intimidating, right? Like something only very seasoned grandmas who have been making everything from scratch for…

Toasted Pecan, Cucumber, Basil, and Peach Salad

This toasted pecan, cucumber, basil, and peach salad is super fresh and incorporates summer and fall flavors into one great gluten and dairy free dish. It’s also super quick and sugar-free. Fall might be here, but I’m holding onto Spring. This toasted pecan, cucumber, basil, and peach salad is super fresh and incorporates summer and…

Mini Refined Sugar Free Zucchini Bread with Lemon (gluten free, paleo)

A quick 5-minute blender recipe for individually sized and refined sugar free zucchini bread. This fluffy loaf is naturally sweetened with dates and almond flour and perfect for every morning. Saturday mornings. That time when you crave a peaceful morning, with an almond milk cappuccino and a nice pastry. Perhaps you’re enjoying a lovely conversation or…

Savory Watermelon Basil Salad

What’s Inside: Fresh garden herbs and juicy watermelon make this savory watermelon basil salad recipe a perfect side dish for hot summer days. Dairy, Grain, Gluten Free + Vegan. I wasn’t going to try it. It sounded, frankly, like a horrible combination. Olives, oil, red onions and feta mixed with large watermelon cubes sat amongst…

Easy, Healthy Baked Oatmeal made with Peaches and Rhubarb

What’s Inside: This easy egg alternative will save time in the mornings. Gluten, dairy and refined sugar free healthy baked oatmeal made with peaches and rhubarb recipe is vegan with just enough cinnamon and nutmeg. Can you imagine a world without your favorite food? I’m talking about a staple of your diet that feeds into nearly…

A Taco Run from San Diego to Tijuana

When I started travelling to San Diego for work there was one thing on my bucket list: Tijuana! Now I wasn’t looking for the OC version of driving down for all you can drink margaritas before you have a valid 21 yr ID, nor did I have any interest in some of the more sultry…

Rhubarb Cashew Ice Cream Cake!

If you suffer food allergies, the words “ice cream cake” can be hard to hear. We allergy sufferers are accustomed to missing out on certain community eating situations (birthday cake, pre-dinner cheese plates, the standard hamburger and hot dog barbecue) but nothing really compares to watching all of your friends devour a delicious ice cream cake…

Coconut Berry Sundae with Homemade Peanut Butter Chocolate Drizzle

If there’s anything that the 4th of July week can remind us of, it’s that you can’t let the classics fade away. Per usual, I spent my holiday finding ways to “healthify” a classic: the ice cream sundae. Instead of jarred fudge, maraschino cherries and brownies, this coconut berry sundae with homemade peanut butter chocolate…

Brûléed Grapefruit (no sugar added) with Tossed Arugula

Sometime late last year we  had friends in town, so brunch was a must. I was trying to pick a place with healthier and lighter options and didn’t go with my traditional eggs and mimosas brunch spots.  I picked Crema Coffee House in Denver’s Rino neighborhood for its funky atmosphere and fun menu. Part of Crema’s draw…

Chocolate Avocado Mousse with Mixed Berries

One of my favorite things to cook used to be custard. It is so rich, creamy and delicious yet deceptively easy to make.  However, in the new world of clean eating, I find myself yearning for a healthier version of creamy goodness for dessert. A version of custard free of sugar and cream and filled with…

Grain Free Bacon Spinach Quiche

What happens when you get 13 people staying in one house for a weekend? A lot of dishes. We’ve been known to host 11 additional people in our house at once! It can get kind of tight and a lot of air mattresses are involved, but it is AWESOME! The best thing to have on…

Creamy Avocado Cilantro Sauce

Everyone knows the struggle of finding a perfectly ripe avocado. Eat them too soon and they are hard as rock and devoid of flavor.  When you get that perfect avocado, there is nothing better than sprinkling it with a little salt and pepper and eating it straight out of the skin with a spoon. 🙂 This…

Best Denver Restaurants for Delicious Allergen Friendly Food

As much as I love to cook at home, I also enjoy a great night out letting the chefs take over. I often get asked about great places to eat in Denver so I thought I’d post them here for you to reference. These paleo and gluten free restaurants are amazing even for those without…

Beet, Dandelion and Grass-Fed Beef Stuffed Acorn Squash

Right now I’m sitting in Richmond, Virginia for a wedding weekend. The weather man predicted a mix of rain and clouds, but it is gorgeous and sunny here! Everything is green and spring is in the air. It’s the perfect kind of weather to enjoy a day in the park soaking in the sun followed…

Simple 5 Ingredient Egg Salad Kale Wraps

Growing up we only had egg salad sandwiches once a year, and that was obviously after the Easter Bunny dumped a ridiculous amount of hard-boiled eggs into our home. Don’t get me wrong, they are delicious. They just aren’t something I really crave on the daily. It probably has something to do with the fact that…