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May 07, 2022

Gluten-Free Mother's Day Recipes

Honor your mothers and grandmothers by creating a nourishing meal with whole food ingredients this Mother's Day. Whether you are cooking breakfast in bed, brunch, or a family dinner, I have some healthy gluten-free recipes to inspire you on this special day.

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CHOCOLATE BUCKWHEAT LAYER CAKE-4
Apr 26, 2022

Buckwheat Chocolate Cake (Gluten-Free + Egg-Free + Dairy-Free)

I absolutely love baking with buckwheat flour. It has a robust, earthy flavor and impressive nutritional profile. Paired with a high-quality raw cacao powder and extra virgin olive oil, you get a phytonutrient-rich healing dessert! Both buckwheat flour and cacao powder are rich sources of flavonoids and polyphenols. These compounds have numerous beneficial impacts on different systems in the body. Did you know that polyphenols interact with the gut microbiota and act as prebiotics for beneficial bacteria?
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Apr 08, 2022

How Is Food Connected to Chronic Inflammation?

There are three different ways food can create inflammation in the body. The first is eating foods that are inflammatory, such as fried foods, highly processed and packaged foods, foods that contain rancid oils and fats, and highly processed meat products. The second way is by consistently eating too many sugars and carbohydrates for your body. High blood sugar can create a cascade of inflammatory events. The third way food can trigger inflammation in the body is by consuming foods your immune system has been primed to react to, which is called a food sensitivity.
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Mar 12, 2022

Vegetable Panang Curry

Panang curry is one of my favorite types of Thai curries. It is deeply flavored with spicy chili paste, hints of lime, and a nutty richness from the peanut butter. It is best to find a good quality panang curry paste for this recipe. Look for one at your local food co-op or health food store. Panang curry paste is typically made from Thai red chilies, shallots, lemongrass, garlic, coriander, galangal (Thai ginger), kaffir lime peel, cumin, and sea salt.
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Feb 27, 2022

Can Digestive Enzymes Help Heal My Gut?

What are digestive enzymes and how do they help improve gut health? Well, first of all, let's explain digestion. Digestion is simply the process in which our bodies break down food into smaller components that can be absorbed. You can't actually absorb protein, fat, and carbohydrates. These compounds must be broken down into their most basic forms so the body can absorb and utilize them. What happens when the process of digestion is compromised?
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Feb 06, 2022

Black Rice and Cucumber Salad

Black rice, which may also be called purple rice or forbidden rice, is a relatively unknown superfood. It is packed with different compounds that promote gut health, reduce inflammation, and increase longevity. Black rice can be cooked on the stove the same way (and with the same water to rice ratios) that you would cook a pot of brown rice.

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Jan 08, 2022

Gluten-Free Raspberry Coconut Waffles

Going on a gluten-free and dairy-free diet doesn’t mean you need to give up your favorite breakfast foods, you just need to switch out the ingredients you are using! This gluten-free waffle recipe is easy enough to make as long as you have a few basic ingredients on hand. Try making a double batch on the weekend and freeze the extras to have on hand for quick breakfasts during the week.
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Nov 01, 2021

How to Make Lacto-Fermented Hot Sauce

Making your own lacto-fermented hot sauce is a wonderful way to naturally preserve your hot pepper garden harvest! Once fermented, the hot sauce should last for 9 to 12 months in your refrigerator. Use this tangy and spicy hot sauce to top scrambled eggs, stir-fries, soups, and all types of Thai food!

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How to Make Raw Buckwheat Flour Gluten-Free
Jul 15, 2020

How to Make Raw Buckwheat Flour

Did you know that buckwheat is a fruit seed and not actually a true whole grain? However, we use it much like other grains. I have been using freshly ground, raw buckwheat flour in my gluten-free baking recipes for the last two decades.

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Mar 22, 2018

Spiced Plantain Cookies (vegan, grain-free, nut-free, autoimmune)

Elimination diet cookies made from plantains! You'll love these chewy spice cookies if you are following our Elimination Diet or another special diet such as an autoimmune diet, gluten-free diet, paleo diet, or vegan diet! They are also a perfect treat to introduce to older babies and toddlers. Once your baby is okay chewing soft foods then try making these cookies.

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