Instant Pot “No-mato” Sauce

From headaches to rashes, nightshades are well known to wreak havoc for some individuals.  If you are researching this for the first time, Dr. Axe is a great resource on Nightshade Vegetables. When food sensitivities prevent you or your family from having spaghetti, you have to get creative.  This carrot based pasta sauce is surprisingly hearty…

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GAPS Faux Hamburger Helper

GAPS Faux Hamburger Helper Serves 6 Ingredients (organic/local is best): 3 Medium  Zucchini 1/2-1lb Grass Fed Beef 1 Yellow Onion, chopped 4 Large Carrots, chopped 3 Cloves Garlic, roughly chopped 1 tsp Cumin 2 tsp Oregano 2.5 cups of Chicken or Beef Broth Salt and Pepper Cooking Fat (grass-fed butter, ghee, olive oil, avocado oil,…

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Peanut Butter Fat Bombs

     No one understands the plight of having a sweet tooth with no sweets to eat more than I do.  Yes, sugar cravings are kicked in the tuckus on the GAPS diet, but I still miss those really horrible but oh so satisfying desserts.  It’s an addiction and nothing less.  Sugar has been found…

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GAPS Legal Kale Chips

I never believed I could make kale chips without burning them or turning them soggy.  After some recipe research and practice, lo and behold, the perfect kale chip! Not only are they beautifully green, but the kids devour them.  Kale is high in iron, B vitamins, magnesium, folate, potassium, and calcium to name a few.  Most…

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Big News and Crispy Pumpkin Seeds To Celebrate!

I have become the proverbial slow blogger.  Ugh. But not for long!  These past couple of months have been filled with appointments, paperwork, estimates, and diapers.  Well, significantly less diapers considering the two middle littles are now diaper free!  All of this work has gone into giving our four children new potties to dirty.  As of yesterday,…

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Homemade Kombucha on the Cheap

When I first wanted to start making Kombucha from home, I was hesitant to pay twenty dollars for a gallon glass jar.  Yes, I’m that cheap.  With three kids, and one on the way, every dollar has it’s place. That’s when my six dollar idea arrived!  Why don’t I just buy a giant jar of…

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