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

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

Cobb Salad with Basil Vinaigrette

There’s nothing better to me than a crisp and fresh salad for dinner. Especially when the weather is warm and turning on an oven only adds the heat. I do the chicken on the grill to keep the heat outside, and usually boil my eggs in the morning to have a few extras in the … Continue reading

Crock Pot Italian Fagioli Soup

This soup was inspired by a copy cat recipe of Olive Garden’s Pasta e Fagioli soup that a friend passed along to me.  Her soup was delicious, but not SCD legal and also had a lot of ingredients that I can’t eat right now (see my Facebook Post). I substituted ground turkey and chicken broth … Continue reading

Chicken Citrus Salad

One of my favorite salads is my spinach mango salad, but since I was out of spinach and mango, I decided to come up with something else inspired by it. Turned out pretty good if you ask my husband and me! Any citrus will work for the dressing and marinade, but you definitely don’t want … Continue reading

Lamb Gyro with Tzatziki Sauce

I often associate cooking lamb with special occasions, but this recipe is actually very budget (and time!) friendly. The whole meal cost me about $30 at Whole Foods, and took about 30 minutes to prepare. Not bad at all! To ensure you get tender slices of meat, have the butcher trim all of the fat … Continue reading

Coffee Nut Truffles

Snacking on SCD is somewhat difficult, and the nuts and dried fruit tend to get old after a while. However, if you combine the nuts with the dried fruit, and throw in some coffee grounds and raw coconut, you get a delicious and SCD friendly snack that is easy to eat on the go. Because … Continue reading