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love’s kitchen recipes.

dairy free zuppa toscana (tuscan soup)

Nothing warms on a chilly day like this Italian soup. And, it’s quick and easy! Ingredients: 6 slices bacon 1…

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spicy carrot cake

Richly flavorful and nutritious, this works equally well unadorned and cut into wedges as a snack or iced and decorated…

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easy vegetable pasta

This is simply lots of chopped veggies simmered in pasta sauce and herbs, and served steaming over your favorite pasta….

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mini omelette cupcakes

These flavorful little things come together easily. Have them hot out of the oven for breakfast. Refrigerate or freeze for…

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Chilled Avocado Coconut Soup

Tangy, spicy, creamy. And super simple. The hardest part is chopping the onion – unless you have a Cuisinart or…

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Hearty Potato and Vegetable Frittata

Makes a quick and delicious breakfast—or dinner! If slicing an onion thinly is challenging, a food processor with a slicer…

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duck liver pate

A scrumptious way to get organ meats into your diet, this gourmet spread is surprisingly easy. Try it on your…

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spicy black bean dip

Nutritious, plant-based, and couldn’t be easier! Makes a perfect amount for a party. Ingredients: 1 can (15 oz) black beans,…

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bob’s chicken cacciatore

My husband Bob says this is a “rustic” cacciatore. All I say is, “Mmmm-mm!” He serves it over gluten-free pasta,…

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Fermenting Vegetables, an Introduction from Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon

“It may seem strange to us that, in earlier times, people knew how to preserve vegetables for long periods without…

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easy gluten free waffles

These may be the simplest waffles you’ll ever make! If using a Belgian waffle maker, yields about 4 crispy, fluffy…

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minestrone

Packed with veggies, this version of the ancient soup is from Tuscany, Italy. Substitute frozen green beans for fresh to…

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sauerkraut

Here it is: a super simple way to make traditional fermented sauerkraut! Tangy, crunchy and laden with probiotics, sauerkraut (and…

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Manhattan Clam Chowder

From the kitchen of Kathleen Wilson’s mother, with a few variations for ease of preparation. Lighter than the Boston clam…

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Mung Bean Soup

Warmly satisfying! Can be made vegan with vegetable broth instead of bone broth. Ingredients: 2 cups mung beans, rinsed and…

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Gluten-free Peasant Bread

Excellent for toasting, this no-knead yeast bread is perfect for egg sandwiches! Ingredients: 1 packet active baking yeast 1 tsp…

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Simple Chickpea Spinach Soup

Easy, warming and delicious. A perfect quick lunch or side course, and keeps well. Ingredients: 1 tbsp olive oil 1…

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Greek Stuffed Vegetables

Ready for a moderately difficult recipe? This is Yemista, a beautiful Greek dish, full of colors, flavors and comfort. And…

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Double Chocolate Protein Cookies

Chewy, rich, satisfying and so easy! Makes about 14 large cookies. To make them 100% vegan, substitute for the butter:…

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Greek Chickpea Stew

Light but satisfying! The spices and lemon sing out from the warm background of chickpeas and vegetables. Can be made…

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Seriously Good Quinoa Salad – Inspired Taste Review

I tried this recipe, using what I had on hand, and here is what it looked like: As to taste?…

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Creamy Frozen Chocolate Pops

Looking for an intensely chocolate fudgecicle? Look no further. Ingredients: 1 can full-fat coconut milk 1 ½ bars of 85%…

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Bob’s Quinoa Salad

This delectable salad serves five. It also keeps well in the fridge for up to four days, if serving one…

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Sesame Arugula Salad with Sliced Boiled Egg for One or Two

sesame arugula salad with sliced boiled egg for one or two. Ingredients: Prewashed baby arugula Scallions or green onions Sesame…

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Greek-Style Red Lentil Soup

Entirely plant-based, with a generous splash of lemon juice, this bright, hearty, satisfying soup will warm you to your toes!…

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The Primal Gourmet Cookbook by Ronny Joseph Lvovski Review

First of all, I really enjoyed his personal story and writing style. Yes, I was intimidated by the title (“Gourmet”?…

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Chewy Snack Bars

Chewy Snack Bars These are a lot like the Coconut Candy Bars, but are baked, and thus can be carried…

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Bakerita: 100+ No-Fuss Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, and Refined Sugar-Free Recipes For the Modern Baker, by Rachel Conners Review

Bakerita: 100+ No-Fuss Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, and Refined Sugar-Free Recipes For the Modern Baker, by Rachel Conners Ok, I was skeptical…

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Ginger Apple Sausage Patties

Ginger Apple Sausage Patties Easily thrown together, these freeze nicely for future breakfasts or other meals. Ingredients: 1 medium sized…

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Veggie Frittata

Veggie Frittata For those of us new to creating meals from eggs, this frittata is a nice start. It is…

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coconut candy bars

These are very rich and will quench hunger pangs with healthy oils, a bit of fiber and protein –and chocolate!…

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simple side salad for two

Simple Side Salad for Two Ingredients: 5 oz container baby arugula 5 oz container baby mixed greens 5 baby carrots…

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spring salad with leftover chicken

Spring Salad with Leftover Chicken Ingredients: 5 oz container baby greens or “Spring” salad mix Dried sweetened cranberries Pecan halves…

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baked banana chips

Here is a recipe that you can find just about anywhere on the Internet and variations for flavoring these delicacies!…

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breakfast sandwiches

Breakfast Sandwiches The flavors in these meld together in your mouth and simply sing Ingredients: Free-range or pastured eggs (1…

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creamy lime popsicles

Abandoning prepackaged snacks may be, for many of us, the most challenging aspect of change to a diet of whole…

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apple slices and celery with nut butter

Apple Slices and Celery Sticks with Nut Butter Ingredients: Sweet apple such as gala or fuji 1 stick celery Nut…

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crock pot lamb shank

Crock Pot Lamb Shank Equipment: Large crock pot Knives Cutting board Measuring spoons Measuring cup Ingredients: 2-3 lb lamb shanks…

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simple chicken or shrimp curry

Simple Chicken or Shrimp Curry Ingredients: 4-6 boneless skinless chicken thighs or 1 lb peeled deveined shrimp 2 tbsp coconut…

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thick meaty chili

Thick Meaty Chili Ingredients: 3 tsp olive oil, divided 2 lb grass fed ground beef 1 tsp coarse salt 1…

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chicken kale bacon stew

Hearty Bacon, Chicken and Kale Stew Ingredients: 5 strips thick-cut bacon 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken thighs or breasts 1…

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chicken soup with rice

Quick Chicken Soup with Rice Ingredients: One and a half quarts (6 cups) of bone broth 1 lb boneless skinless…

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simple greens

Simple Greens Ingredients: 1 bunch fresh kale, collards or chard 2 tsp butter, ghee or coconut oil Salt or garlic…

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baked delicata squash

Baked Delicata Squash Ingredients: 2 medium sized delicata squash 4 tbsp butter, ghee or cold pressed coconut oil Maple syrup…

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java chocolate cookies

Java Chocolate Cookies These are basically globs of coffee flavored chocolate with nuts and more chocolate in them. Ingredients: 6…

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grain free apple crisp

Grain Free Apple Crisp Ingredients: 5 honeycrisp apples 2 tsp ground cinnamon 2 tbsp lemon juice ½ cup raw almonds…

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authentic italian dressing

Authentic Italian Dressing Ingredients: 1 tsp salt ½ tsp minced garlic or garlic paste ¼ tsp freshly ground pepper 2-3…

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easy tahini garlic dressing

Store-bought dressings will almost always contain sugars, oils or flavor enhancers that encourage inflammation. Take the plunge and abandon ready…

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