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Gluten Free & Vegan Empañadas or Hand-Pies

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I am not sure when I figured out that kids love almost anything in a pocket.  It’s novel, it’s cute.

Lately, my son has been totally obsessed with my Homemade Gluten Free Cereal Bars, and since we have been making them frequently, there have been many instances when I have had a touch of dough left.  … Read more

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Fudgey Brownie Bites – Paleo, Nut Free, Egg Free

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Paleo Brownie Bites - Nut & Egg Free-7422Here is a cookie I experimented with to get it just how I wanted.  I have never tried avocado as a fat replacement before…and chocolate and avocado are always amazing together!

These are little morsels of dense chocolate heaven..in a convenient and packable form. … Read more

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Brown Rice Crisps: Gluten Free & Vegan ‘Wheat’ Thins

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I had the hardest time with crackers.  They are a great snack, but store bought ones are either:

  1. super duper expensive ($8 a box, ARE YOU KIDDING ME??!)
  2. not very tasty
  3. containing something my son can’t eat (which seems like practically EVERYTHING some days)
  4. or weird franken-ingredients that I don’t really want to feed my family

My first cracker recipe was a huge hit, Gluten Free Dairy Free Cheese Crackers.  … Read more

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Gooey S’Mores Blondies – Gluten Free & Vegan

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Here is a recipe I am very excited to share with you!

We eat pretty healthy around here, and since cutting out refined sugars….our sweet threshold has definitely gone down.  It was a gradual process…and really I don’t notice except for when I recreate recipes that used to use 1 1/2 cup-2 cups sugar and now I use a cup or less…almost always split with some stevia.… Read more

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Paleo Chocolate Raspberry Tart & The Whole Life Nutrition Cookbook #Giveaway

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We have another home run folks!!

The Whole Life Nutrition Cookbook, 3rd Edition is out and better than ever!  (To win your own copy, go the bottom!)

It is THE bible of anyone trying to use food to feel well.  If you want to understand our bodies and the effect of food on them, and then back it all up with amazing recipes to keep you fed well: this is your book!… Read more

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Paleo Banana Bread – Egg & Nut Free

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I am very excited to share this recipe with you all!  I have made it more times than I can count, but each time the muffins get scarfed down so quickly, I don’t get a picture in!  I plan on re-doing these pictures too…but wanted to get this great recipe in your hot little hands.… Read more

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Homemade Hamburger Helper Beef Noodle Skillet – Gluten & Dairy Free

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As a mom, I absolutely ADORE one pot (or skillet) meals!  They are convenient and super easy to clean up.

As a child, I loved all the variations of Hamburger Helper…but today the frightening ingredient list means even withOUT allergies, I would not choose to feed those boxes to my family.… Read more

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Paleo Pumpkin Chocolate Muffins – Egg & Nut Free w/ Whole 30 Option

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Pumpkin Chocolate Muffins -Paleo, Egg & Nut Free-5239 #Whole 30Another Paleo treat with no nuts and no eggs…..my newest baking challenge!

COMMENTING?  tHE COMMENTING PART ON THIS POST IS BROKEN FOR SOME UNKNOWN REASON, BUT I CAN STILL ADD COMMENTS MANUALLY FOR YOU.  YOU CAN  COMMENT ON THE PIN, FACEBOOK MESSAGE ME, OR EMAIL ME! … Read more

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Paleo Sweet Potato Muffins- Egg, Nut, & Grain Free!

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This post is part of March Muffin Madness or @ Shirley’s GFE!  There will be a new muffin recipe from a different blogger every day this month…great resource!  I actually created this recipe specifically for this event!

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Anyone who cuts out grains knows…..baking without grains almost ALWAYS requires eggs. … Read more

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Best Darn Pot of Beans EVER – Homestyle Pinto Beans w/ a Pressure Cooker Option

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I never thought I could love beans so much.

I mean, it is a pot of beans, how special could it be?

But every single time I make these beans (Teacher-Appreciation week, parties, for the family & neighbors) people go nuts over these. … Read more

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My name is Tessa, and I have learned to cook without almost all major allergens! I have a focus on making family foods as healthy as possible. Real food is my obsession. Gluten free, casein free, vegan, Paleo, sugar free: I have a little of something for anyone with restrictions., Take a peek, you're sure to find something delicious, and if you need any help, I am always willing to help you tweak things to YOUR tastes and dietary needs!

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