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What I Ate Today 5/14/15

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Back on the wagon with clean eating.  I never really recovered from our trip to Mexico. I took a vacation from clean eating as well and two months later I’m up 10 pounds. Lesson learned. Summer is on it’s way and I have some serious work to do. Today went pretty well, I had three […]

Gluten-Free Chicken Parmesan

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  My kids love this chicken parmesan. They have always called it “pizza chicken”. When my younger son started on a gluten-free diet, this is the first recipe I set out to adapt to gluten-free. You can fry the chicken on the stove top, but we prefer it cooked in the oven. I have it […]

My 35 Favorite Uses for Lavender

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1. Chase Away Stagnant Closet Air. You know that smell. Fabrics of all variety, shoes for every occasion, plus a dirty clothes bin and no fresh air can only equal one thing…you need lavender essential oil.  Whether diffused, drizzled on earthen ware, or dripped on cotton balls, chase stagnancy away!2. Take the Bite Out of […]

Fall Sausage & Pears, Gluten Free and Paleo

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The weather is finally changing here in northern California, making me want to make lots of comfort food like this one dish Fall Sausage and Pears. This dish is gluten-free and paleo. Look for this and other great gluten free recipes at Gluten Free Wednesdays at The Gluten Free Homemaker Fall Sausage and Pears   […]

Maple Glazed Salmon, Paleo Style

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      Maple Glazed Salmon, Paleo Style   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 10 mins Total time 20 mins   Author: Kathy Serves: 4 servings Ingredients 1 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon chili powder ½ teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon salt 4 salmon fillets 3 tablespoons maple syrup 1 teaspoon dijon mustard Instructions Preheat […]

The Joy of Backyard Chickens

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    It only took about a year of begging for my husband to finally agree to backyard chickens. He had all kinds of worries: they would smell, they would be loud and messy, they would be hard to take care of, etc. etc. etc. Finally on Mother’s Day of this year I got my […]

Pan Roasted Lemon Chicken

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I love chicken thighs! They are delicious and economical. This is an easy recipe that can be served to guests or just your family.  Picky eater at home? Just leave the sauce off their piece of chicken. Pan Roasted Lemon Chicken   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 30 mins Total time 40 mins […]

Maple Glazed Salmon

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Here is a salmon recipe that everyone loves! Maple Glazed Salmon   Print Prep time 5 mins Cook time 8 mins Total time 13 mins   Author: Kathy Serves: 4 servings Ingredients 1 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon cumin ½ teaspoon chili powder 1 teaspoon salt 4 six ounce salmon fillets ¼ cup real maple syrup […]

Lemon Oil Love

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Check out all these awesome uses for lemon oil! 1. A Cure for Laundry Neglect. Lemon essential oil takes out ALL odor when you forget and leave your load of laundry in the washer way too long2. Tame Oozy, Sappy Trees. Whether the sap is on your carpet, clothes or seeped into your skin, lemon […]

Roast Leg of Lamb with Paleo Gravy

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Just because you are eating paleo doesn’t mean you have to give up things like gravy. This gravy is gluten free and delicious!   Roast Leg of Lamb with Paleo Gravy   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 1 hour 30 mins Total time 1 hour 40 mins   Author: Kathy Serves: 6-8 servings […]