Category Archives: Snack food

Grain-free Cheddar Pecan Shortbread Wafers with Dried Fruit

A friend shared this recipeĀ for cranberry-pecan cheese wafers that she makes during the holiday season. It sparked my interest for two reasons: one, it’s easy to adapt to grain-free and two, there are no limits to the flavor profiles that … Continue reading

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Low Carb Cottage Cheese Donuts

Eastern European/Russian recipes for dry cottage cheese/farmer’s cheese donuts are ideal for adapting to a low carb lifestyle; they already use high protein cheese as a base. I took a traditional recipe and substituted almond flour & stevia-erythritol blend and … Continue reading

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Almond Flax Tortillas

I’ve made these twice in the past two days, using slightly different techniques, and both times I loved the end results. I used the tortilla press I got for Christmas to flatten them but a rolling pin would work as … Continue reading

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Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies

I had a sweet tooth the other night so I threw these cookies together. I added corn starch to improve the texture and it worked out better than I expected. They’re crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside, … Continue reading

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Crock Pot Almond Milk Yogurt

Yogurt is a very good thing if you have decreased amounts of microbes in your gut but not so good if you’re sensitive to dairy products. I found a local source for non-dairy yogurt using coconut milk or almond milk; … Continue reading

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Liver Puree with Cranberries

I’m seeing a new doctor who specializes in functional/integrative medicine, where they look at treating the whole body rather than simply focusing on symptoms of disease. My MD suggested I check out Terry Wahls’ website and switch to her eating … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Sugar Free Ginger Cookies

I dislike making cookies. I find them too time consuming and temperamental. Leave them in the oven just a minute too long and they’re ruined. However, people love eating cookies and I’m taking a writing class this spring filled with … Continue reading

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