Vitality-as defined by www.dictionary.com, is “exuberant physical strength or mental vigor…capacity for survival…power to live or grow…vital force”. After a holiday season full of indulgences, I’d like to consider cultivating Vitality as my nutrition goal rather than one or more extreme Resolutions which typically fail by the first of February. Amanda Archibald, my Culinary mentor,…Details
The turkey makes the Thanksgiving dinner; it gets the spotlight. Fortunately, turkey is already Paleo (grain-free) so the focus is on making sure the other ingredients are paleo-friendly. In this case, sage, cinnamon, and maple syrup combined with peppercorns and ginger make for a scrumptious, flavor-filled bird. Note: Prep begins at least one day before…Details
Sweet potatoes are certainly a staple at any holiday table. Unfortunately, the norm for sweet potato dishes is to sweeten them up with marshmallows and lots of sugar. This recipe uses fresh ingredients and sweetens things up with coconut milk and pecans. You can now indulge without the guilt! This recipe is free of gluten,…Details
Dazzle your company with this sophisticated roasted cauliflower soup. Before you serve your main dish, start the meal with a bowl of this light, luscious, and perfectly seasoned soup. Your dinner will feel downright elegant, if only for a moment. Of course, this recipe is free of gluten, dairy and soy.Details
Enjoy this delicious, grain free, dairy free, treat with friends and family. This creamy dish can be served as a side dish or enjoyed as a dessert. It’s the perfect complement to your holiday spread.
What’s Thanksgiving without stuffing? When you are grain-free and dairy-free it’s sometimes difficult to find a substitute for your favorite parts of the meal. This stuffing will not disappoint. It is hearty, savory, and delicious. Note: Prep chia seeds before starting recipe. Double or triple the recipe as needed.Details
Tired of the same old flavors? Add a little punch to your dinnertime meal with this easy, very tasty, vegan pesto sauce. Add it to spiralized zucchini, spaghetti squash, any veggie dish, or use as a dip for crudité. A family favorite dinner is to make spiralized zucchini mixed with this flavorful pesto and served with…Details
Breakfast in the Antoine household can be crazy trying to feed five hungry children. Here’s one of our easy but favorite weekend specials: Enjoy this simple and delicious, egg-free, grain-free, nut-free, sweetener-free, dairy-free, vegan, ‘paleo-licious’ pancake! Served them stacked up with your favorite berries, filled with nut butter, or drizzle some organic maple syrup on…Details
This creamy avocado dressing is the best possible alternative to store-bought, sugar filled processed dressings. It’s quick and simple and lasts for up to 5 days. It’s small steps like these that lead you towards optimal health, so why not? Enjoy on salad, veggies and anything else that sounds good to you.
Dr. Scott’s Chicken Lentil “Warm Me Up” Soup. This recipe is perfect for a chilly Midwestern afternoon or evening. It is very healthy and contains turmeric to reduce inflammation. Remember to use organic stock, chicken, and vegetables for this recipe. Enjoy!Details
Chestnuts aren’t just for roasting over an open fire. Enjoy this luscious, creamy, nutrition-packed cauliflower chestnut soup as an accompaniment to any meal. Chestnuts are relatively low in calories but rich in fiber, vitamin C, folates in addition to other B vitamins, and minerals such as iron, calcium, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, as well as zinc.