red lentil, wild rice, mushroom, carrot and chicken soup

Red Lentil and Wild Rice Soup

Red Lentil and Wild Rice Soup You know we’ve been trying to eat more dietary fiber to improve gut health with prebiotics (foods that feed our gut microbiota).  Especially more lentils.  And this soup is packed full of dietary fiber! #feedthegutbugs I just love soups and stews because you get the flavors of comfort food without the excess calories. I think this recipe for red...

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Foods High in Dietary Fiber (Prebiotics) and Probiotics

Importance of a Diet High in Fiber I wanted to put together a weekly menu high in dietary fiber that is also gluten-free.  But still using our favorite comfort food recipes.  Just made a little healthier and cleaner.   First, I want to sum up some of the research and information I’ve been studying while reading The Good Gut by the Drs. Sonnenburg.   They are...

bacon brussels sprouts

Love Me Some Bacon Brussels Sprouts

Bacon Brussels Sprouts This bacon Brussels sprouts recipe has turned into one of our favorite side dishes.  We love Brussels sprouts because they are healthy and really good for you.  Even a quick google search lists benefits like: high in nutrients, vitamins and fiber contain antioxidants contain ALA omega-3 fatty acids helps reduce inflammation even cooked, really high in vitamin K and vitamin C I...

caesar salad with homemade dressing, gluten-free croutons and parmesan cheese

Homemade Mayo Caesar Salad Dressing

A quick and easy recipe for gluten-free homemade Caesar salad dressing made with clean ingredients and healthy fats (avocado oil) whipped up in a mason jar with an immersion blender. Gluten-Free Homemade Caesar Salad Dressing This is actually a recipe Brett makes that he adapted from Once Upon a Chef’s homemade Caesar salad dressing.  And it is one of our favorites!  We use homemade mayo and...

Spiced Roasted Chicken is Everything

Spiced roasted chicken is such an easy, tasty dinner dish and it takes very minimal prep. There are so many different ways to season chicken and I’m glad to share a couple of my absolute favorite spice blends with you.  Homemade Seasoned Salt Roasted chicken and veggies usually make it onto the menu most weeks because it is easy to make and you get a...

gluten-free, dairy-free spaghetti and meatballs

Gluten-Free Herbed Meatballs

Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Meatballs These gluten-free herbed meatballs are super tasty, easy to make and freeze really well. We love them just as much as Eggplant Chicken Parmesan and Spicy Chicken Spaghetti! They are wonderful to have around because they can be used in so many different recipes. They are so easy to make with just a few simple clean ingredients. You can use organic ground...

spicy chicken spaghetti made with red sauce and jalapeños

Spicy Jalapeño Chicken Spaghetti Sauce

This recipe for spicy chicken spaghetti is super easy to make and packs a nice kick of spice from the jalapeños!  It is gluten-free, dairy-free and delicious. Spicy Chicken Spaghetti So I originally posted this recipe for spicy chicken spaghetti way back in March of 2015.  But I really thought it needed a little more love so it is getting an update with some new...

Brown Sugar Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

These amazing chewy gluten-free chocolate chip cookies were made with organic brown sugar, cane sugar, dark chocolate chips, goat butter, millet, sorghum, and sweet white rice flour. So good! gluten-free brown sugar chewy chocolate chip cookies The other night we were at the Domain Northside for dinner and we stopped by Sprinkles cupcake ATM before heading home. I ordered one of their gluten-free chocolate chip...

Gluten-Free Dark Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

When we found organic candy canes at Central Market here in Austin, I just had to make a version of gluten-free dark chocolate chip and peppermint cookies! As Clean As Possible We try to eat as clean as possible, even when we are making sweet treats. So I was really excited to see that they make organic candy canes. I used organic dark chocolate chips...