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Almond Flour Strawberry Shortcake

This Almond Flour Strawberry Shortcake is a delicious healthy treat for your mom on Mother’s Day or any special occasion. It’s so delicious and light at the same time, your loved one will not recognize they are not eating the real cake.  The shortcake is made with 100% almond flour, […]

 

Cream of Celery Soup with Sage and Hazelnuts

This creamy, hearty Cream of Celery Soup is great for winter months or early spring as it contains many nutrients from root vegetables, fresh herbs, and nuts.   Celeriac Benefits Celeriac (celery root) is a low-carb root vegetable closely related to celery, parsley, and parsnips. It has an impressive nutrient profile […]

 

Winter Cabbage Salad

The inspiration for this Winter Cabbage Salad is from the well known Waldorf Salad named after the famous New York City hotel. The Waldorf Salad was always made from cabbage, apples, celery, walnuts, grapes, and also mayonnaise. To maintain a sweet flavor I replaced grapes with figs which are also […]

 

Fluffy Grain-free & Dairy-free Waffles

Tired of pancakes? These Fluffy Grain-free & Dairy-free Waffles are a delicious replacement on weekends or even a busy weekday morning.  I was gifted a waffle maker for Christmas and I don’t know why I didn’t invest in a waffle maker sooner. It’s a total time saver compared to pancake […]

 

Lectin-light Tomato Gravy

Tomato Gravy in Czech called Rajská omáčka has a unique rich sweet & sour taste and is one of the most popular Czech sauces. It’s conventionally made with all-purpose flour, broth from beef, root vegetables, canned tomato paste, spices,  regular sugar, and vinegar. My lectin-light version is made with cassava […]

 

Rum infused Bundt Cake (grain-free)

This Rum infused Bundt Cake is our family favorite. Moist and flavorful, healthy and easy to make, sweetened with just the right amount of honey to make it Paleo and Lectin-free friendly.  The added rum is the perfect finishing touch.  Serve this cake with your favorite cup of tea or […]

 

Creamy Spinach Artichoke Dip with Avocado

This Creamy Spinach Artichoke Dip with Avocado is a perfect appetizer for any occasion. I like to serve it during summer picnic season with family and friends or during the winter holiday season. It’s a perfect dip for a New Year’s Eve party as well.  The dip is mayo free, […]

 

Sugar-Free Tahini Cookies

Do you like Tahini (sesame paste) as much as I do? You can’t go wrong with these Sugar-Free Tahini Cookies filled with healthy fats, protein, B vitamins, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants. I also added dark chocolate with polyphenols and coconut flakes for the crunch. The cookies are naturally sweetened with […]

 

Walnut Chocolate Cookies

These Walnut Chocolate Cookies, also known in the Czech Republic as Bear Paws, are my family’s traditional Christmas recipe. It has been passed down for many generations. When going gluten-free and lectin-free I didn’t want to give up this traditional family Christmas recipe and just swapped regular flour for Cassava […]

 

“Holoubci” Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

“Holoubci” is how this dish is called in the Czech Republic or baked stuffed cabbage rolls in many variations well known all over Central, Northern, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe and much of Western Asia, Northern China, as well as parts of North Africa. In Europe they are usually served on […]

 

Sweet Potato Pie (gluten-free, dairy-free)

Sweet potato pie is a traditional Thanksgiving and Christmas dessert of the Southern United States served in place of more traditional pumpkin pie or apple pie.  Sweet potato pie is also a great alternative for anyone avoiding nightshade vegetables (pumpkin is one of them). I have recreated this recipe into […]

 

Kale Salad with Grapefruit, Avocado, and Walnuts

Have you decided on what Thanksgiving salad to serve yet?! This kale salad is full of tempting contrasts of flavors and textures. The earthiness of the kale, the creaminess of the avocado, and the juiciness of the grapefruits splashed with EVOO dressing made with grapefruit juice, a little bit of […]

 

Classic Meatballs with Pumpkin Pie Spice Sauce

Meatballs are a classic recipe and I believe everyone has made some version of meatballs in their kitchen.  My meatball recipe is a basic version of meatballs made in a grain-free, dairy-free way using just eight simple ingredients and 15 minutes of preparation time. Then they are baked on a […]