"Healthy" desserts, dessert, ice cream/sorbet

    Chocolate Cashew Cookie Dough Nice Cream

    Chocolate Cashew Cookie Dough Nice Cream - a clean-eater's dream come true. Made with no dairy, gluten or refined sugar, this "nice cream" is a real treat.
    Chocolate Cashew Cookie Dough Nice Cream is proof that “clean eating” can be indulgent and delicious.

    More often than not, we’re running into people who follow special dietary restrictions. Paleo, GF, dairy-free, all-the-above…I’ve been there. The past few months I’ve had to eliminate A LOT of my usual food groups to try and heal my “leaky gut.”

    I can deal with no bread. No corn? Easy, peasy. But no ice cream? AAAHHHH. Had a hard time coming to terms with that one.

    Chocolate Cashew Cookie Dough Nice Cream - a clean-eater's dream come true. Made with no dairy, gluten or refined sugar, this "nice cream" is a real treat.
    Of course, my ‘need-to-avoid-ice-cream’ dilemma turned into a ‘how-can-I-eat-ice-cream-without-eating-ice-cream’ challenge. And, this is what I came up with.

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  • Grilled Pork with Peaches and Basil: A great way to use fresh peaches and basil, this simple marinade elevates pork with juicy, sweet flavors.
    dinner

    Grilled Pork with Peaches and Basil

    Grilled Pork with Peaches and Basil…dedicated to the one and only Papa D. (as my kids call him). Happy, happy birthday to my amazing husband, best friend and partner-in-crime, Drew! How lucky…

  • Grilled Indian Chicken: Coriander, cumin, cinnamon, ginger and other spices create the perfect rub for this flavorful Indian grilled chicken!
    dinner

    Grilled Indian Chicken

    There is an incredible Indian restaurant (like literally the best Indian food ever!) called Tandoori Oven in a college town 90 miles north of us. Since it’s also near the university our daughter is currently…

  • Ice Cream Round Up - six of our fave ice cream recipes! From blueberry-buttermilk sherbet to Paleo cookies and cream, this list is sure to please.
    ice cream/sorbet

    Ice Cream Round Up

    It’s an ice cream round up! I scream, you scream we all scream for ICE CREAM! It’s the peak of the summer, which means ice cream season is in full swing! We’re…

  • Moroccan Chickpea Salad - a bright, refreshing mix of quinoa, chickpeas, cucumbers, dates, pistachios and fresh mint. Tossed with a lemony vinaigrette!
    Salad/Salad Dressing

    Moroccan Chickpea Salad

    Introducing Moroccan Chickpea Salad…utilizing a very under-appreciated little legume. The chickpea. Just the name makes you want to eat it, doesn’t it? It sounds so cute. Let’s talk about a few of…