This was easy, I sautéed everything in one pan. I have some chopped eggplant and red bell pepper which needs to saute with avocado oil, s&p for about 7 minutes. Add in frozen paleo gnocchi (I used @cappellos paleo but you could also use some cauliflower gnocchi). The key to gettingRead More →

This soup is very easy, simply throw all the ingredients in a pot and cook up to a boil, at which point you cover with a lid and let it keep cooking for about 25 minutes. 1 box of Sprouts Organic chicken bone broth 1 Red bell pepper, chopped 1Read More →

Who doesn’t love a good breakfast biscuit? Or a biscuit covered in honey and jam? Well finally I came up with something that actually satisfies my biscuit craving. Give this a try and tag @wellandzen on Instagram in photos! 3/4 cup Almond Flour 1 3/4 c Arrowroot or Tapioca FlourRead More →

These grilled chicken drumsticks and sauteed veggies were good enough even for my kids to eat!  Amazing right!  Details below on how to create this dish. For the chicken: Dry brine them first by pulling back the skin on the chicken drumsticks, sprinkle with kosher salt and let them restRead More →

Roasted herb red potatoes with rosemary, parsley and chives. This side dish is easy to make and so delicious! Red potatoes, cut into fourths Avocado oil 1 Tbsp parsley 1 Tbsp pink salt 1/2 Tbsp black pepper 1/2 Tbsp rosemary 1 Tbsp dried chives Take a bag of red potatoesRead More →

2 sweet potatoes 1 large Hass Avocado Avocado oil 3 cups of spinach I covered these potatoes in avocado oil and baked them at 400 for about 30 minutes. Oven sweet potatoes just don’t compare to using the microwave, the extra effort is SO worth it! While you wait forRead More →

1 3/4 cup blanched almond flour 1/4 cup coconut flour 1/4 cup tapioca flour 1 egg 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 cup coconut oil/ghee/sustainable palm oil shortening- melted 1/2 cup almond or coconut milk Combine ingredients except for the egg and milk, mix until combined. AddRead More →

1 1/3 cup blanched almond flour 1/3 cup coconut flour 1/2 cup maple syrup 1/3 cup sustainable palm oil shortening 1/4 cup maple sugar 1/4 cup almond butter 1 tsp baking powder (omit for paleo compliant) 2 eggs 1 tsp cinnamon Coconut sugar and cinnamon mixture Snickerdoodle cookies are soRead More →

  This amazing paleo parfair is made with what I refer to as  “Paleo Butter Cake” for obvious reasons you can tell it tastes smooth and buttery from all the ghee! Desserts are my favorite, and this parfait is healthy.  I layered my paleo cake with unsweetened coconut yogurt andRead More →

Spaghetti squash is notoriously hard to cut into, so before you start roasting it, try microwaving it for about 5 minutes. Once it is out you can more easily cut it in half to place in the oven for roasting! I roasted my spaghetti squash in the oven at 400Read More →

This waffle comes courtesy of Liberated Specialty Foods found at Whole Foods! These waffles are made using cashew butter as the base, which makes it so delicious and also certified paleo.  This breakfast is really more like a dessert, as I added some unsweetened coconut yogurt, almond butter, maple syrup andRead More →

This beautiful plate included grilled chicken.  Covered with avocado oil, salt and pepper, and then grilled. Hassleback potatoes I used small yukon gold potatoes from Sprouts, they were carefully sliced and then used a spray avocado oil, salt and pepper. Cut up squash and red bell peppers and covered themRead More →

Check out these scones two ways, one for the paleo dieter on the left and one for everyone else on the right (still gluten free).  These are good for anyone who follows the fodmap diet as well as the ic diet Left side #Paleo date and walnut scones, right side is appleRead More →

Are you finding it hard to find a pre-made pie crust that is IC diet safe, fodmap safe, and/or paleo?  This adaptation off of Paleo Running Momma’s recipe is actually quite simple.  I do it a bit different than her, and I have to say that mine holds up VERYRead More →

These pumpkin pie energy bites were adapted by a recipe posted on Instagram by @_cavemandiet_forme I did change a few things about their recipe, so what follows is a variation and not the same recipe.  For instance instead of using pecans, which are not ic diet friendly, I used walnuts. Read More →

Blueberry paleo mini-muffins that my kids ACTUALLY liked!!!   Using Bob’s Red Mill Paleo baking flour (@sprouts) following the directions for muffins on the back (see below). For icing I added some coconut cream mixed with maple syrup and vanilla extract. Icing: 1 cup of full fat coconut cream (justRead More →

Whether breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dinner, I’m always down to eat eggs and (turkey) bacon. This brunch includes a sweet potato/squash/red pepper hash, plus sunny side up eggs and some turkey bacon and avocado to keep me fuller, longer. Visit Sprouts or Whole Foods for some no sugar turkey baconRead More →

My new favorite breakfast- coconut yogurt bowls. No need to have added sugar in these yogurts, pick up the unsweetened version. In my bowl I added some Base Culture paleo banana nut bread, blueberries, cashews and bananas. There are so many options to choose from, stay tuned for more yogurtRead More →

Looking for an easy homemade, no sugar added, Honey Mustard dressing? This is not only healthy, it is paleo, Whole30, fodmap friendly and delicious. Take 1 tbsp of stone ground dijon mustard Plus 2 tbsp of maple syrup Add more/less to your taste, and VOILA! An easy and healthy treatRead More →