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…

AIP friendly Turmeric Cauliflower Bake that will make grain-free easy

This AIP friendly Turmeric Cauliflower Bake Recipe includes gut healing celery, creamy avocado sauce, and the essence of comfort food without the unhealthy ingredients. If you’re going Grain-Free, Paleo or AIP and don’t know what to eat, here’s a perfect staple for your new lifestyle. My blood pumped and my mind raced as I scanned my…

How to make guilt free and paleo rhubarb coconut popsicles

Have you ever planned the perfect outdoor barbecue, complete with homemade popsicles anticipating the July heat, only to be greeted by thunderstorms, gray skies and hail? That was me… yesterday. Turns out, popsicles are still delicious even if it’s not 100 degrees. This week’s frozen treat is extra exciting because it’s part of #itsglurenfreepassiton’s frozen treats…

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…

Grilled Pineapple Skewers with Cinnamon

Summertime  is all about BBQ and delicious fresh produce… so why not bring the two together in perfect harmony? You already know that I like to grill fruit on a stick, like with these grilled cantaloupe prosciutto skewers. Cantaloupe, however, is not the only fruit I like to caramelize on the grill. And while grilled pineapple…

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…

Awesome Kale Green Sauce!

We could all use more greens, am I right? Why not sneak ’em in where you’d least expect them? Like pizza sauce or a salad dressing! That’s right, this  Awesome Kale Green Sauce is just that… a sauce packed with delicious nutritious greens that you can sneak into your not-quite-as-healthy meals to give them that something extra….

Sprouted Harissa Hummus

Have you heard of Harissa? No? Well then prepare to have your mind… and taste buds… BLOWN with this Sprouted Harissa Hummus Recipe. Harissa is a north african red pepper spice mix with a smokey earthy flavor. It’s base is roasted red japone peppers and usually has garlic, salt, coriander, cumin and caraway. Its delicious…

Mint Chutney

Mint Chutney Recipe: 6 ingredients and 5 minutes

11 of the best healthy pumpkin recipes

Pumpkin season usually means pumpkin pies, lattes, whipped cream and sugar hangovers. But not this year! There are tons of absolutely amazing ways to enjoy pumpkin with no sugar, dairy or grain at all! From soups and curries to no bake bites, see how these awesomely creative and healthy pumpkin recipes can improve your holiday season….

Natural Cinnamon Spiced Coffee

Tis’ the season of pumpkin spice lattes and peppermint mochas… but that usually means 1,000s of calories in the form of syrup in your cup, followed by a sugar crash and possibly a headache. So, what’s a healthy way to spice up your coffee? Maybe a kind that doesn’t require a 5 mile run to…