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Pumpkin Spice Walnut Bread

This gluten-free walnut bread infused with fall flavor of pumpkin spice is a gut-friendly twist on rye bread with a little sweetness from yacón syrup and crunch from walnuts. It has a bit of dense consistency and is perfect for sandwiches or lightly spread with President butter for breakfast or […]

 

Plum Poppy Seed Cake

You might have noticed I use poppy seeds in many of my recipes. One reason is I grew up in Eastern Europe where poppy seeds are very popular and the second reason is, it’s rich in minerals like manganese, copper, or calcium and gives the food it’s authentic flavor. Poppy […]

 

Naturally Fermented Lectin-Free Pickles

Naturally fermented products are the best for our gut microbiome because they contain naturally occurring probiotics. Probiotics are not only important for our guts but mainly to promote a healthy immune system! Foods rich in natural probiotics:  Sauerkraut Fermented pickles Kimchi Kefir Yogurt Kombucha I have wanted to make fermented […]

 

Lemon-Poppy Seed Muffins

The recipe for these Lemon-Poppy Seed Muffins is adapted from the Plant Paradox Cookbook originally made as a coffee cake but can be easily changed into muffins as pictured.  These muffins have a great texture and sweetness from coconut and almond flours, plus added sweetener of your choice. I like […]

 

Fennel-Mango Salad

This Fennel-Mango Salad is pleasing for your gut. It is packed with a good source of vitamin C, and resistant starch! It is perfect all year round, but it’s especially refreshing during warm months. It pairs great with my grain-free crackers for a light lunch or dinner.  You wonder what […]

 

Grain-Free Crackers

You will like these grain-free crackers even if you are not following a grain, gluten, or lectin-free diet. These crackers are filled with healthy fats, calcium, potassium, magnesium, and vitamin E. They are crunchy, filling, easy to make, and they make a great snack or appetizer. I like them on […]

 

Chai Crumble Muffins (grain-free)

These Chai Muffins are a must for fall! They are so fragrant from all the spices used and have a great texture thanks to the pumpkin puree, just perfect for fall.  Added pecans and chocolate chunks add a nice crunch and nutritional value. The crumble will make you think you […]

 

Chickpeas Patties

If you like chickpeas and tahini, you will like these patties. They have hidden spinach, chives and leeks with lots of spices and poppy seed for crunch. They are easy to make, healthy, filling, and delicious. Chickpeas (Garbanzo Beans) benefits Chickpeas are a rich source of plant-based protein, vitamins, minerals […]

 

Grain-Free Lemon Butter Cookies

These Grain-Free Lemon Butter cookies are the perfect guilt-free treat. Light, soft, and refreshing with the right sweetness from Allulose and Monk fruit extract and great texture from Almond and Coconut flour.  They are very easy and quick to make!  To give these cookies that classic buttery flavor, use ghee […]

 

Vegetable Soup with Millet

You will love this warming Vegetable Soup with Millet that is full of flavor and nutrients! This soup is made from ingredients you probably already have in your fridge. It’s one of those comforting soup recipes that’s so easy to make, loaded with vegetables, and keeps you feeling full and […]

 

Blueberry Scones with Lemon Glaze

I was looking for a good scone recipe for a long time and finally came across this amazing recipe by Dr. Mark Hyman and his cranberry scones with orange glaze. I didn’t have cranberries or oranges at home when I decided to make the scones so I used in season […]

 

Sugar-Free Strawberry Sorbet

Need a sweet way to cool down? Try this easy, refreshing, sweet, but healthy sorbet! It sure will be your family’s favorite treat! It’s better to use frozen strawberries to make this sorbet, but fresh strawberries also work. It just takes a little longer time to make it.  You will […]

 

Best Grain-Free Buns

I have created this bun recipe after numerous tries, mixing different flours with other ingredients. They are the best I have made so far! It tastes almost like whole wheat buns without wheat or grains and the texture is soft yet dense. Use them for hamburgers, sandwiches, or toasts. Try […]

 

Grain-Free Cherry Muffins

These grain-free muffins have a great texture and you won’t believe they are actually grain-free!  Great for any occasion or on the go. They are made from a mixture of almond, arrowroot, coconut, and tapioca flours together with eggs, ghee, or butter, allulose sweetener, coconut milk, vanilla extract, lemon, and […]

 

Garlic Okra

Okra, the nutritious wonder, is a fruit containing not only fiber but also protein, which is very rare for a fruit or vegetable! It is a great lectin blocker containing a lot of vitamins and minerals like C, K1, A, B6, magnesium, folate, and polyphenols.Okra also contains a thick gel-like […]

 

Coconut – Strawberry Cake with Tapioca Gelatin

This cake is grain-free, gluten-free, dairy-free, and sugar-free and tastes phenomenal! It’s moist and light, with the summery taste of strawberries and just the right sweetness from coconut and monk fruit. It’s perfect for hot summer days! Optionally strawberries can be substituted with a different in-season fruit.