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Kiwi Lime Cooler

This cool, refreshing drink is a quick snack or tantalizing treat. Kiwi and Lime are a delicious combination, and they taste even better than Key Lime Pie! Mild avocado gives an irresistibly creamy smooth texture. Just blend and enjoy immediately. ...

Paleo No Peanut Sauce in 1-Minute

This is a Thai Peanut Sauce with no peanuts! Instead it uses almond, cashew, or sunflower butter. Whisk it together in less than a minute. Tasty, sweet, and slightly spicy, it makes an incredibly delicious sauce for Chicken Satay, sautéed veggies, spring rolls, or a raw vegetable dip. Use it as a marinade or dressing for chicken and meats. Unlike most peanut sauces, it's free of sugar and nightshades!

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Artichokes di Campagna, Tarragon Dip

In the Italian countryside, or “campagna”, everybody knows how to cook artichokes. This is the quickest and one of the most delicious ways to prepare them. When I have only 15 minutes, this is my favorite vegetable. Artichokes are one of the best foods for liver health and to balance blood sugar. ...

Paleo Chicken Satay

Authentic Thai Chicken Satay on skewers is is a succulent rainbow of exotic flavors. It's so easy to make, just mix the marinade, soak the chicken, thread them on skewers, and bake. For a tasty dip, try them with Thai No-Peanut Sauce. ...

Paleo Egg Salad

This easy, classic egg salad tastes something like my mom's - except oh my, it's so much more flavorful! Maybe that's because the eggs are pasture-raised and organic, with bright orange yolks! Even better, it contains no mayo, so you have no more worries ...

Paleo Barbequed Chicken

This Paleo barbecue sauce will knock your socks off! Sweet, savory, spicy and loaded with real food flavor, it enhances anything you put it on. Commercial barbecue sauce is loaded with sugar and stabilizers. ...

Avoiding GMO’s? Here’s a Guide.

By Jane Barthelemy. Our health movement is now mainstream! So what is step #1 for your health? Well, I'd say taking care of the food you eat is pretty high. With so many processed ingredients, one of the easiest things to slip through the cracks is GMO's! You're thinking of a chicken salad for lunch? Think again – the chicken will be GMO-fed, and the dressing has GMO canola or soy oil. How about a beef burrito? Nope, the beef is from a CAFO with antibiotics, GMO-feed, and the tortilla is raised with Glyphosate. Okay, so you choose a shrimp wrap. But uh oh! ...

Coconut Milk

Coconut Milk is a delicious creamy blend of coconut meat and coconut water. This is my favorite alternative non-dairy milk. There are many types of coconut milk, and no industry standard for it. Some coconut milk is thick and creamy, while other brands are thin and watery. ...

Beware of Nightshades

By Jane Barthelemy. Do you suffer from gluten or dairy intolerance, mood swings, indigestion, arthritis, or an auto-immune disease? If so, the hidden culprit could be nightshades. Nightshades are a group of vegetables in the Solanaceae family including Tomatoes, White Potatoes, all Peppers, and Eggplant....

Easy Gluten-Free Apple “Torta di Mele”

My favorite Italian dessert is also the easiest. This is called torta di mele morbida (soft apple tart), Paleo-adapted from my amazing friend Giorgia Pistellato in Venice. Not a fancy dessert - it's is an everyday sweet with apples and cinnamon that always pleases (and reminds me of my former opera career in Italy.) This Apple Torta is a perfect choice for beginning bakers and children, simply because it NEVER FAILS! A luscious last-minute recipe like this can be a useful stand-by in your kitchen, since it uses common ingredients that you probably have on hand. ...

Inactive Recipe – Creamy Asparagus Soup, dairy-free, just 10 minutes

With only 5 ingredients, this nourishing potage is ready in a snap. All you need is asparagus and an immersion blender! Use your favorite milk, such as coconut, almond, cashew milk. Yep. Or even real milk. Today I used Edward & Sons coconut milk powder dry-stirred into the soup, and it was fabulicious. Check it out! Found in any healthy grocery, this versatile new coconut milk powder adds vegan richness to many dishes. ...

AVOID! Top 10 Gluten Cross-Reactors

By Jane Barthelemy. Is your digestion stressed even when you avoid gluten? Do you notice emotional ups and downs that could be related to diet? Yes, certain foods cross-react with gluten. This means they create adverse reactions by themselves, or they make your response to gluten even worse....