Featured Recipe

whole30 meal plan

Whole30 Meal Plan 1-11-17

  Well, I'm on day 10 of my Whole30, and while I'm still going, I've been struggling a bit and it hasn't been quite as clean as I had hoped. I haven't been able to find any Whole30 approved deli meat so I bought some that's all natural with no nitrates but cured with honey (honey is a no-no) and I had some nitrate free bacon that was also cured with honey. Technically I … Read More...

Featured Recipe

whole30 meal plan

Whole30 Meal Plan – 1-4-17

  I’m still going strong on my Whole30!!! I’m on day 3 and have 27 days left – I can do this, right???!!?? It’s suppose to get super cold this week so I’ll be making lots of Whole30 approved chili’s and soups. Here’s my meal plan for the week: If you’re new to my meal […]

Featured Recipe

carbonara

Spaghetti Squash Carbonara {Gluten Free, Paleo, Whole30}

  I’m so excited to be starting my Whole30 today! I’m ready to have more energy, feel better, and finally see which foods are problematic for me. To get things started I thought I would share a Whole30 recipe! I’ve made this Spaghetti Squash Carbonara many times and I love it. The only problem is […]

Recent Recipes

new meal plan

Weekly Meal Plan {Gluten Free & Mostly Paleo} 12-28-16

    Starting on the Monday the 2nd, I’m going to start a Whole30! I know many other people are going to be starting one too, so starting with Monday all of the dinners will be Whole30 compliant or easily made compliant. I’m even thinking of going a step further and doing a full detox […]

new meal plan

Gluten Free Weekly Meal Plan {Gluten Free & Mostly Paleo}

Hi everyone! Every Wednesday I plan out all of our meals before I get groceries, so I decided to start sharing my meal plans with you again! I don’t really know why I stopped, but since I do the work anyways I thought it was only fair to share Before we get into the meals […]

desserts

Winter Recipe Roundup – Dessert Edition {Gluten Free & Paleo}

  It’s so cold outside now all I want to do is stay home and bake, especially since I’ve been seeing so many amazing looking cookie and cake recipes everywhere!  So I thought I would share some of my favorite cold weather dessert recipes with you today! I made the pumpkin pie last week, the […]

wings3

Wednesday Wing Night!!! {Paleo, Gluten, Soy, Dairy Free}

  We have Wednesday Wing Night every week at our house and we absolutely LOVE it!!! It originally started because wings are super easy to make after I get groceries on Wednesdays and it has now turned into a family tradition that we can’t get enough of! I keep thinking my family will get tired […]

onceamonthmeals

Once A Month Meals

    Do you spend forever trying to plan out your meals every week? Or struggle to find the time to cook? It’s something I think every mom goes through, especially if you or someone in your family is on a special diet. That’s where Once A Month Meals comes in. You might have you heard […]

PicMonkey Image

Ultimate Green Breakfast Smoothie

  *First I want to say that I am sorry about the last e-mail that went out for this recipe. I was still working on it and instead of pushing “save draft” I pushed “publish” – wront wroe!!! So if it seemed a bit weird, that’s why! Here’s the completed version: I know many people […]

PicMonkey Collage1

My Favorite Fall Recipes {Gluten Free & Paleo}

    I have a few recipes in the works but aren’t quite ready to share yet. So I thought that in the meantime you might enjoy a roundup of some of my favorite fall recipes! In no particular order, here they are:   Perfectly Cooked Spaghetti Squash- I came up with a way to […]

Gluten-Free Recipe Fix Fall 2016 H

Gluten Free Recipe Fix – Back To School And Fall Edition

  Hi everyone, it’ been a long time – I’ve missed you!!! Things have been crazy busy at our house and I don’t see them slowing down anytime soon, but I plan on sharing some more recipes soon! While I still cook a lot and we still eat gluten free and mostly Paleo, we eat […]

cookies

The BEST Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe!!! {Paleo, Gluten & Dairy Free}

  The other night I got a text from Lance’s teacher saying she was bringing cupcakes to school the next day and asked if I could send him a gluten free treat. It was right before grocery day so I had no pre-made treats to send, was out of a lot of my baking staples, […]

Shepherds pie

Paleo Shepherd’s Pie + The Truth About Cancer

  Shepherds pie is a classic comfort food that just can’t be beat. Whenever my son finds out I’m making shepherd’s pie for dinner, he gestures and yells “YYEESSSS” very excitedly! But he’s not the only one who likes it, the rest of of us love it too – we just don’t yell about it […]

PHEfacebookbanner

Ava Anderson Non-Toxic Is Now Pure Haven Essentials!

  Many of you already know, but as of last month Ava Anderson Non-Toxic officially became Pure Haven Essentials! The Anderson Family has decided to step down from daily operations and the management team, who collectively have over 150 years of business experience, has taken over. The new company produces 100% of the products in-house […]

carrots

Spring Has Sprung! + Baby Carrots are soaked in WHAT!?!

Before we get into the spring recipes, I have tell you what a friend recently told me what baby carrots are soaked in – it blew my mind! So what’s the secret ingredient in the above carrot recipe? CHLORINE! Yes, baby carrots are soaked in chlorine, you read that right!! Wanting to know more I […]