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paleo Carolina barbecue chicken wings

Living in South Carolina means lots of BBQ…it’s a pretty big deal here.  What makes barbecue different in South Carolina is that the sauce is mustard based instead of ketchup based.  I love it so much better!  The problem is that most commercial Carolina barbecue sauces are usually filled with high fructose corn syrup, tons of sugar,… 

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paleo Carolina barbecue chicken wings

Carolina BBQ Chicken Wings (Paleo and Low Carb)

Living in South Carolina means lots of BBQ…it’s a pretty big deal here.  What makes barbecue different in South Carolina is that the sauce is mustard based instead of ketchup based.  I love it so much better!  The problem is that most commercial Carolina barbecue sauces are usually filled with high fructose corn syrup, tons of sugar,… 

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Grain Free Paleo Brownies

Grain Free Swirl Brownies (Paleo)

My friend Carol wrote this fabulous ebook called, Indulge.  It has delicious grain free dessert recipes and one of my favorites is a flourless brownie recipe.  I wanted to change it up a bit, by making it with carob powder (a chocolate substitute) and swirling in some almond butter.  It was a delicious!  I served… 

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Instant Carob (or Chocolate) Pudding (Dairy Free and Paleo)

So what exactly is carob? Carob powder is made from the dried pods of the carob tree and is a substitute for chocolate.  It has a rich chocolate like flavor.  Chocolate is high in histamines and I am trying to eat a low histamine diet to help control and heal my skin and Rosacea symptoms.  When… 

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Low Carb Parmesan Herb Chicken

Parmesan Herb Chicken (Grain Free and Low Carb)

Chicken is one of my favorite things to eat.  These days I usually opt for the bone-in, skin on chicken since that is what comes in my monthly meat share….and most importantly it tastes so much better.  When I do end up eating boneless, skinless chicken breast I have to find some ways to give… 

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No Bake Caramel Cheesecake (Grain Free)

When I made my Caramel Nut Butter Bars, I absolutely loved the caramel sauce and wanted to use it in other desserts.  One of my favorite desserts to make is no bake cheesecake since it’s so easy to whip up.  The caramel sauce pairs nicely with the slightly tart cheesecake. Other No Bake Cheesecake Recipes:… 

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Lobster Fettuccine Alfredo from Make It Paleo II

When I received Make it Paleo II in mail, I immediately flipped through it to check out the gorgeous pictures.  I ended up showing my Mom and she rattled off a list of recipes she wanted to make from the book (the list was rather long…lol).  Some of the recipes on the list were Orange Chicken,… 

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Paleo Italian Noodle Soup

Italian Noodle Soup (Paleo and Gluten Free)

In the last year or two my Dad had been trying to eat better and lose some weight.  I had asked him several times to try going gluten/grain free for 30 days to see what effect it would have on his psoriasis.  He eventually got on board and started to notice his skin was clearing… 

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Coconut Cinnamon Cereal

Coconut Cinnamon Cereal from Paleo Eats Cookbook

My friend Kelly created her amazing cookbook, Paleo Eats to help share delicious recipes with those that are trying to make the transition to a grain free, real food diet.  Kelly’s creativity in the kitchen shines through as she creates Paleo friendly versions of Sweet and Sour Meatballs, Southern Fried Chicken, Lamb Gyro Burgers, Cherry Toaster… 

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How to Use Essential Oils Topically

I’ve been using Young Living essential oils for awhile now.  When I first started I took it slow and tried one oil at a time so I could learn how to use each oil properly and to see how my body responded to the oil.  In a previous post, I talked about how to diffuse… 

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Caramel Nut Butter Bars

Caramel Nut Butter Bars (Paleo and Low Carb Options)

My recipe for No Bake Almond Butter Bars are very popular so naturally I had to take them to the next level by adding a layer of homemade caramel.  Sooooo good! The caramel I made is a Paleo version using coconut sugar.  I love to use coconut sugar because I don’t feel the blood sugar spikes like… 

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Immersion Blender Giveaway

Immersion Blender Giveaway

When I went grain free and started focusing on eating more veggies (which is part of our 30-Day Clean Eating Challenge), I had to get creative with preparing veggies and meals.  I love to use my immersion blender!  It makes quick work out of making mashed veggies and blending soaps.  To celebrate the group’s success with finishing the 30-Day… 

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Paleo Pesto Burgers

Pesto Burgers (Paleo, Low Carb, and Low FODMAP)

I have lettuce wrapped burgers pretty often since they make such an easy dinner.  And although I’m a creature of habit and could eat the same thing for dinner over and over again, I do eventually get bored with the same ole thing.  Pesto is usually reserved for zucchini noodles or spaghetti squash, but the other… 

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