Grain-free Apple Spice Coffee Cake (SCD and Paleo)

We hosted a pre-Thanksgiving brunch at our house a few weeks ago with some of our dear friends and my parents. It was such a great time of fellowship for the adults, and play time for all of the kiddos. Having a brunch is a nice change to the usual dinner party, and truth be … Continue reading

A Grain-Free Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving can still be delicious while grain-free, sugar-free and lactose free. Here are some recipes from the archives to help you achieve an SCD friendly, gluten-free, and grain-free Thanksgiving feast! Happy cooking! First Course Roasted Pumpkin Soup with Sage and Prosciutto Autumn Pear and Arugula Salad Main Course Grain-Free and SCD Legal Stuffing SCD Cranberry … Continue reading

Grain-free and Dairy-free Pumpkin Pie (SCD)

I can eat eggs again! Just in time too, as I couldn’t come up with a pumpkin pie I liked without the use of eggs. The crust on this pie is really simple to make and just presses in to the pie plate instead of having to roll anything out. You can use canned pumpkin … Continue reading

Grain-Free Thanksgiving Stuffing

I am trying to make all of my Thanksgiving recipes early so I can have them up for you in time to go grocery shopping before Thursday! Here is my favorite stuffing recipe. I made it a few years back when I first started the Specific Carbohydrate Diet and fooled everyone at the table into … Continue reading

SCD and Paleo Cranberry Sauce

I don’t know about you, but I grew up on the canned variety of this holiday favorite. I actually never liked it and skipped over the jelly like substance at every Thanksgiving. Now that I’ve made it homemade and know what I am eating is not full of refined sugar, I’ve grown to love it … Continue reading

Butternut Squash: A Tutorial

Butternut squash is the quintessential Fall comfort food to me. I love the silky texture when its cooked, the rich buttery flavor, and of course the vibrant orange hue. Butternut squash, along with a lot of the other members in the gourd family, are low in fat and high in fiber. That bright orange color … Continue reading

Roasted Butternut Squash with Maple Sage Brown Butter (refined sugar free)

I made a trial Thanksgiving dinner the other night and am so happy with the recipe I came up with for this Brown Butter Sage Butternut Squash. Try saying that 5 times fast! I love candied yams, but since starting the Specific Carbohydrate Diet, gave up potatoes along with the grains. As I’ve been planning … Continue reading

Vegan Pumpkin Banana Smoothie

My sister sent a Halloween care package for my son and instead of candy included a few of his favorite Plum Organic baby food packets. She sent the pumpkin banana flavor which were delicious! It gave me an idea to make an adult version for my husband and I, and the little man actually liked … Continue reading

Roasted Pumpkin Soup

I’m willing to except my disease and the dietary changes needed to keep it under control, but I’m not ready to give up the foods I love and the years of memories that go with them. Every year, my mom would have a Halloween party before trick-or-treating. She would serve my Grandmother’s Pumpkin Soup with … Continue reading

Vegan Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream

Have I mentioned how much I love Fall? I’m sure I have, because I come from a family who is obsessed with the holidays. Most people are ready to skip on to the Winter holidays (or linger in the Summer sun), but I love this time of the year and wish it would last longer! … Continue reading