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H.E.L.L.O Hot Chocolate!   Ok so the time has come…temperatures have fallen, well at least in Wisconsin they have, and we even had our first snow fall last week!! And ya know what…the first snow fall you just HAVE to have hot cocoa right? Have you ever pulled out one of the packaged hot chocolate mixes at the supermarket before and checked out the ingredients?   You know, the ones in a box at the super market, the processed kinds!…

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paleo cookies and scones | WholeLifestyleNutrition.com

Hello Cookies and Scones!!   Oh my goodness, you all these cookies/scones are A-M-A-Z-I-N-G!! I am super excited about this recipe, I’ll tell you why in a sec. But first, have you seen my new cookbook?  I ask because all the recipes in this cookbook are gluten free and grain free and so is this recipe that I am sharing with you today. Sometimes it can be challenging to bake with gluten free and grain free ingredients.  In this book…

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5 Minute Paleo Dump Bread | WholeLifestyleNutrition.com

What The Heck Is A Paleo Dump Bread Recipe?   Hey all, thought I’d have some fun with this recipe!  Alright, wouldn’t it be great if you had a base recipe and you could add whatever you want to make it your own unique recipe? Well this is that recipe!  Think of this paleo dump bread recipe as a base and then you get to “dump” whatever you want into the batter (with a little help from me of course)!…

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Sorbet Vitamix Recipe | WholeLIfestylenutrition.com

My New Love Affair   Alright, I am in ❤!  Oh the velvety texture, the sweetness bursting into my mouth…yep, I am in love with this amazing sorbet Vitamix recipe! I am super excited to have started a New Vitamix Series.  Have you seen it?  Look at the top of this website under the “Recipes” tab….you will see it there.   It is new and yes I will be posting recipes to this series so that it grows into an…

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A Hearty Stew To Welcome The Arrival Of Fall   Fall is finally here! I am welcoming its arrival with something delicious simmering atop the stove all day long, enticing me with its developing aromas wafting throughout the house. As the hours pass, the alluring scent hints at the intricate flavors building, beckoning dinnertime to hasten its arrival. Indeed, one of the great components of fall is a hearty stew simmering away and composing its intricate flavors as the hours…

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Our New Cookbook Is Now Available!!    It is here!  Get your copy of Gluten Free & Grain Free Breads, Batters and Doughs Today!  Also included in this cookbook is a baking guide to using almond, coconut, arrowroot, tapioca and quinoa flours.   This is much more than just a cookbook, it is a guide to help you learn how to master gluten free and grain free baking once and for all! I have even included cooking classes!  Come into…

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  What is a Ginger Bug?   Have you ever heard of a ginger bug?  No?  I hadn’t either, that is, until just a few weeks ago.  But once I read about it, I couldn’t wait to give it a try. A ginger bug is a natural lacto-fermented ‘soda’ starter.  Lacto-fermentation is an anaeorobic process (meaning without oxygen) by which friendly bacteria and yeast break down sugar to form lactic acid. Another amazing fermented drink that is similar to ginger…

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Fall, I welcome you!    Okay, so I know I’m not the only one excited about fall! This is a new feeling for me, I’ll be honest. You see, I’m a hot-weather chick. I love warm humid temperatures and don’t mind when the seasons don’t change. I get this from my upbringing in Africa. It also hasn’t helped that my United States autumns were spent in the north, where the prospect of a frigid, never-ending winter in Minnesota was what…

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I’m Getting Excited!   Hey everyone, I am getting super excited to launch my NEW cookbook!  I am not ready yet…but, I am getting there.  I hope to have this book done and completed by the end of next month! I have been working really hard in the kitchen creating super delicious recipes that are totally grain free and gluten free. When I went grain free and gluten free, I knew I would miss out on a lot of my…

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Quinoa Flour’s Bitter & Grassy Taste   Ok, so I have to admit, I have tried time and time again to use quinoa flour and each time I come out completely disappointed! Have you tried quinoa flour only to be disappointed? First, I couldn’t stand the grassy smell of quinoa flour and it carried right over into the dish I was making. Second, I didn’t have success with cooking with it.  It seemed to have a strange texture…strange taste, strange…

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