Keto Fiery Deviled Eggs | Real Food RN
appetizers & snacks

Keto Fiery Deviled Eggs

We took retro deviled eggs up a notch and added a little heat! Perfect for an appetizer at a large gathering, a quick breakfast, a side with your lunch, or a light snack.

Olive & Parmesan Pesto | Real Food RN
appetizers & snacks

Olive & Parmesan Pesto

This strongly flavored pesto is a delicious accompaniment to your appetizer spread. Serve with your favorite gluten-free crackers or grain-free treats.

Healthy Stuffed Mushrooms | Real Food RN
appetizers & snacks

Healthy Stuffed Mushrooms

This is just about all the best ingredients stuffed into giant mushrooms! I love these as a side vegetable option, but they also make a great topping for burgers or even steak.

Healthy Hot Reuben Dip | Real Food RN
appetizers & snacks

Healthy Hot Reuben Dip

If you are entertaining a crowd and have some grain-free crackers kicking about, this warm, cheesy dip will make your party shine!

Strawberry Santa Hats | Real Food RN
appetizers & snacks

Strawberry Santa Hats

How cute are these? Using the simplest of ingredients, these little strawberry Santa Hats will delight kids and adults alike!

Grain-Free Pecan Snowballs | Real Food RN
appetizers & snacks

Grain-Free Pecan Snowballs

This is an easy and fun cookie recipe that your little ones can help with. Plus, they are so delicious and perfect for a light snack or dessert.

Healthy Cheeseburger Soup | Real Food RN
soups & stews

Healthy Cheeseburger Soup

Utterly decadent and moreish, this chunky soup is packed with all the flavors we have come to love in a cheeseburger!

Healthier Bacon & Whiskey Jam | Real Food RN
appetizers & snacks

Healthier Bacon & Whiskey Jam

This incredible ‘jam’ is delicious and just perfect served with gluten-free crackers and extra-strong cheese.

Spicy Grain-Free Stuffed Cabbage Rolls | Real Food RN
Lunches & Dinners

Spicy Grain-Free Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

These spicy, grain-free stuffed cabbage rolls are a hearty, filling, and very satisfying meal that will feed four people at two cabbage rolls per person.

Warm Cheesy Bacon Dip | Real Food RN
appetizers & snacks

Warm Cheesy Bacon Dip

This batch of dip is incredibly rich – and just perfect when scooped up with your favorite gluten-free chips or crackers.

Grain & Nut-Free Keto N'Oatmeal | Real Food RN
breakfast

Grain & Nut-Free Keto N’Oatmeal

Nut-free and grain-free – you will never miss oats or any other porridge after trying this “n’oatmeal.” This breakfast is packed with fiber and goodness.

Easy Cheesy Meatloaf | Real Food RN
Lunches & Dinners

Easy Cheesy Meatloaf

So simple and tasty, this meatloaf is a new take on an old classic that the whole family will enjoy.

Ham and Cheese Ball Spread | Real Food RN
appetizers & snacks

Ham and Cheese Ball Spread

When you need a quick appetizer to entertain guests or just a simple afternoon snack for the kids, you’ll love this creamy, low carb ham and cheese ball spread.

Gluten-Free Mushroom Sherry Sauce | Real Food RN
sauces & mixes

Mushroom Sherry Sauce

You’ll love this creamy, delicious gluten-free mushroom sherry sauce to use in recipes or pour on top of your breakfast casserole, omelet, gluten-free biscuits, or any other favorite dish.

Pineapple Slaw | Real Food RN
side dishes

Pineapple Slaw

This recipe will suitably serve 4 people as a side salad option, but you can easily double up the ingredients to make a larger batch for a garden BBQ party this summer.

appetizers & snacks

Gluten-Free Coconut Shrimp & Chicken

This is a great way to enjoy fried shrimp and chicken pieces without worrying about gluten. I promise you won’t even notice the difference!

beverages

Bloody Maria

For those of you that love a Bloody Mary, you will love this twist where tequila is used in place of vodka.

Sugar-Free Frosting | Real Food RN
Condiments & Dressings

Sugar-Free Frosting

his is a creamy, buttery, sweet frosting that you can use on cupcakes or cakes. You could even play around with different flavors in place of the vanilla used here.

Citrus Shrimp with Guacamole | Real Food RN
appetizers & snacks

Citrus Shrimp with Guacamole

A quick and easy way to enjoy plump prawns, especially if you’re living the low carb lifestyle. A delicious citrus flavor that pairs perfectly with guacamole!

Spicy Citrus Roasted Chickpeas | Real Food RN
appetizers & snacks

Spicy Citrus Roasted Chickpeas

Spicy … zingy … crunchy. I don’t think anyone asks much more from a snack! I have set out a basic guideline for flavors in

Cheesy Baked Brussels Sprouts | Real Food RN
side dishes

Cheesy Baked Brussels Sprouts

This is a twist on the classic “veggies-cooked-in-a-white-sauce”, but I have changed things up a bit using the less-celebrated Brussels sprouts – and (more importantly)

Greens with Bacon & Citrus | Real Food RN
side dishes

Greens with Bacon & Citrus

This is a great side dish, packed with flavor, and great for those on a low carb, high fat diet — aka keto. The orange

Healthy Strawberry Poppyseed Dressing | Real Food RN
Condiments & Dressings

Healthy Strawberry Poppyseed Dressing

A deliciously different salad dressing, boasting fresh, sweet flavors. Perfect served over a salad featuring a salty cheese (or even crumbled blue cheese). In this

Healthy Swiss Steak | Real Food RN
Lunches & Dinners

Healthy Swiss Steak

This dish is traditionally baked in the oven, low-and-slow and you would need to get the right cut of meat for that (top round steaks),

Grain-Free Pizza Roll-Ups | Real Food RN
Baby & Kid Food

Grain-Free Pizza Roll-Ups

These little roll-ups will be a hit with the kids! They are very rich and packed with flavor, so you could stretch this to serve

Gluten-Free Cocoa Wheats | Real Food RN
breakfast

Creamy Gluten-Free Cocoa Wheats

A lovely, hearty, and warm breakfast – and it’s chocolatey too! One of my favorite foods when I was a kid! This bowl of grain-free

Keto Snowmen Meringues | Real Food RN
Baby & Kid Food

Keto Snowmen Meringues

Once you get the hang of making sugar-free meringues, you can have a lot of fun piping different shapes. Here I made little snowmen which

Gluten-Free Chicken & Bean Chili | Real Food RN
soups & stews

Gluten-Free White Chicken Chili

A satisfying meal in 40 minutes! This lovely, spicy dish flavored with cumin and cayenne pepper – you will love this version of chili using

side dishes

“Festive” Brussel Sprouts

This is a lovely, colorful side dish that is just perfect for Christmas. Such an easy recipe to make during the holiday season.

Gluten-Free Fried Cheese Curds | Real Food RN
appetizers & snacks

Gluten-Free Fried Cheese Curds

If you are from Minnesota, then you know how much we LOVE our fried cheese curds! These are one indulgence that I always allow at

Gluten-Free Ham and Gruyere Rolls | Real Food RN
breakfast

Gluten-Free Ham and Gruyere Rolls

Gluten-free flour is used for these lovely, rich rolls made with deli ham and Gruyere cheese. Gluten-free flours are generally a combination of rice flour

Gluten-Free Spaetzle | Real Food RN
side dishes

Gluten-Free Spaetzle

A hearty and very filling Spaetzle – made using gluten-free flour and boasting a subtle nutmeg flavor. I am mostly German, so this food is

Gluten-Free Popovers | Real Food RN
baked goods

Gluten-Free Popovers

I hope you like my attempt at Popovers, which seem more like delicious, chewy muffins. The consistency is perfect – and the flavor is glorious!

Keto French Silk Pie | Real Food RN
desserts

Keto French Silk Pie

A silky, creamy chocolate French Silk Pie that will make eight people deliriously happy! The base is made from almond flour and the filling is

Easy Chili Sauce | Real Food RN
sauces & mixes

Easy Chili Sauce

This is a great homemade chili sauce where the heat can be adjusted according to your preference. This is easily done by simply choosing to

Keto Bacon & Mushroom Alfredo “Pasta” | Real Food RN
Lunches & Dinners

Keto Bacon & Mushroom Alfredo Pasta

Shirataki noodles are fantastic because it means you can still enjoy your favorite keto-friendly pasta sauces, without eating gluten-filled pasta! Be sure to rinse shirataki

Keto Chocolate Ice Cream | Real Food RN
desserts

Keto Chocolate Ice Cream

This is a delicious, sugar-free chocolate ice cream. I used an 85% dark chocolate and the mixture only needed a small amount of sweetener to

Grain-Free Cinnamon Roll-Ups | Real Food RN
breakfast

Grain-Free, Gluten-Free Cinnamon Rolls

Delicious eaten warm, these little grain-free, gluten-free cinnamon roll puffballs have been made using a dough made from cheese! Perfect for 4 people to enjoy as a

Low Carb Carrot Cake | Real Food RN
desserts

Low Carb Carrot Cake

Grain-free and sugar-free, this amazing, high-fiber and low carb carrot cake will be a well-deserved treat you can enjoy pretty much guilt-free. CLICK HERE to

Rhubarb Slush | Real Food RN
beverages

Low Carb Rhubarb Slush

Summer is here, and I am so excited to share this cocktail which is super-sweet and packed with fiber. The version below is ‘virgin,’ but

Nacho Kale Crisps | Real Food RN
appetizers & snacks

Nacho Kale Crisps

Simply delicious, these nacho kale crisps will be great to share with a loved one while watching the game on Sunday – but truth be

Crispy Sweet Potato Fries | Real Food RN
Baby & Kid Food

Crispy Sweet Potato Fries

Delicious sweet potato fries that we have tossed in a little seasoned corn flour before baking. Do not peel the sweet potatoes, the skin crisps

Keto Waffles with Blueberries | Real Food RN
breakfast

Guilt-Free Keto Waffles with Blueberries

Delicious keto waffles using organic coconut flour and my favorite: Swerve confectioner’s sugar. I enjoyed mine warm with a dusting of extra sweetener and topped

Cauliflower Mac and Cheese | Real Food RN
Baby & Kid Food

Cauliflower Mac and Cheese

My cauliflower mac and cheese recipe is a great recipe where we have made a gluten-free Cauliflower Bake a little more substantial by adding in

Chia Pudding Two Ways | Real Food RN
appetizers & snacks

Chia Pudding Two Ways

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Thai Beef Salad | Real Food RN
salads

Healthy and Fresh Thai Beef Salad

A delicious salad with flavors inspired from the East. Low carb and packed with flavor. Adjust the amount of chili to your liking or leave

Gluten-Free Mini Chicken Pot Pies | Real Food RN
Lunches & Dinners

Gluten-Free Mini Chicken Pot Pies

Here in Minnesota, we love little casserole pots as they can turn a typical casserole dinner into a slightly more fancy affair (you could also

The Best Tomatillo Salsa Verde Recipe | Real Food RN
Condiments & Dressings

The Best Tomatillo Salsa Verde Recipe

Growing up, I remember being fascinated with tomatillos and their delicate paper jacket. As fun as they were to pick and to peel, I never

Gluten Free Vegetarian Pizza | Real Food RN
Baby & Kid Food

Easy and Kid Favorite Gluten-Free Vegetarian Pizza

This vegetarian pizza recipe is so easy to make and very versatile. Add your favorite toppings and make it your own. It’s also a great recipe to involve the kids so they can make their own pizza.

Eton Mess Using Sugar-Free Meringues | Real Food RN
desserts

Eton Mess Using Sugar-Free Meringues

Eton Mess is a traditional English dessert consisting of a mixture of strawberries, broken meringue, and whipped double cream. First mentioned in print in 1893,

Keto Lemon Cheesecake | Real Food RN
desserts

Keto Lemon Cheesecake

This heavenly Keto Lemon Cheesecake can be enjoyed guilt-free. Be sure to source confectioner’s sweetener (I used SWERVE® for this recipe and will never look

Vegan Chili | Real Food RN
soups & stews

Vegan Chili Recipe That’s Healthy AND Flavorful

This crowd-pleasing, one-pot dish is packed with goodness, color, flavor, and it’s completely vegan! Borrowing flavors from a traditional chili con carne, we simply cooked a rainbow of high-fiber veggies along with the red kidney beans and pureed tomatoes.

Easy Grain-Free Corn Dog Muffins | Real Food RN
Baby & Kid Food

Easy Grain-Free Corn Dog Muffins

Coming up with easy recipes that my kids love is one of my most favorite kitchen accomplishments! Not only are these super easy to make,

Lunches & Dinners

Old Fashioned Homemade Polish Potato Pierogies

Potato pierogies are a classic Polish comfort food dish. You can make these “dumplings” with your favorite filling, but I prefer potato. You can serve them as a side dish or make a large batch for an entree.

baked goods

Delicious & Easy Grain Free Lefse Recipe

I grew up eating Lefse, it’s a family tradition. But I came up with a grain-free version for my family. All you need is 5 ingredients and a lefse kit to make this delicious flatbread.

Nutty Grain-Free Granola Clusters Kids Love | Real Food RN
appetizers & snacks

Nutty Grain-Free Granola Clusters Kids Love

Recipe creation can be tricky, but this Nutty Grain-Free Granola Clusters recipe has been a big hit! Bonus: it lasts for two weeks in an airtight container, and you can make a double batch and freeze half!

breakfast

Cinnamon Roll Einkorn Sourdough Pancakes

We have been gluten-free for years but recently began experimenting with einkorn and fermenting it using the traditional sourdough method. Now I am making homemade

Hot and Sour Soup with Shrimp (Tom Yum Goong) | Real Food RN
soups & stews

Hot and Sour Soup with Shrimp (Tom Yum Goong)

Thailand’s most famous soup, I consider this the king of all Thai soups. One great thing about tom yum soup is its simplicity. From start to finish you can easily have this ready in about 20 minutes.

Ghostly Meringue Cookies - Real Food RN
Baby & Kid Food

Spooky Ghostly Meringue Cookies

After the creation of our meringue apple pie, my kids have been obsessed with the thought of meringue anything. This week, I was making up

Kombucha Strawberry Shrub Recipe | Real Food RN
beverages

Kombucha Strawberry Shrub

Strawberries are so delicious that I could eat them by the crate full. But, then you end up with five crates full at prime strawberry

Spiced Grilled Sea Bream with Vegetables | Real Food RN
Lunches & Dinners

Spiced Grilled Sea Bream with Vegetables

Sea bream is considered a sport fish and some of the best of any white-meat fish. It also contains lots of healthy vitamins and minerals. Get this healthy dish ready in just 30 minutes for a quick weeknight meal.

Lentil Recipes Grilled Vegetable Stack | Real Food RN
Lunches & Dinners

Grilled Vegetable Stack on Red Lentil Puree

These highly nutritious, fiber-rich lentil recipes are as tasty as they are pretty – and will tick all the boxes for your meat-free-Mondays. Lentil recipes have many health benefits such as lower cholesterol, improved heart health, and insoluble dietary fiber that leads to improved digestive health.

breakfast

Gluten-Free Protein Pancakes

When I became a mom, I was also assigned the superpower of hiding food in food. What do I mean by that? I disguise healthy

appetizers & snacks

Real Food Vanilla Custard Cups

I grew up loving the rich buttery custard that my grandma used to make. I remember how great it smelled when you dug your spoon

What Are Fat Bombs? Plus, a Recipe | Real Food RN
appetizers & snacks

What Are Fat Bombs? Plus, a Recipe

“Fat Bombs” just sound disgusting. I imagine a little, round ball of yucky body fat exploding when I hear the name. But, I finally got

Addicting Grain Free Raw Vegan Onion Bread | Real Food RN
appetizers & snacks

Addicting Grain Free Raw Vegan Onion Bread

You can use this bread for sandwiches. You can also break it up into smaller chunks to use as crackers. You can even crumble them on top of salads and in soups. Such an amazing savory flavor!

The Best Venison Burger Recipe Ever | Real Food RN
Lunches & Dinners

The Best Venison Burger Recipe

If you’re like me and don’t really like the taste of venison, then you need to try this recipe and it will change your mind!

side dishes

Grain-Free German Potato Dumplings

I can still smell these dumplings cooking in my Grandma’s kitchen. We come from a German background, so many of the meals I remember my

appetizers & snacks

Paleo Sugar-Free Chocolate Pudding Cups

I grew up eating Jell-O Pudding Snacks. I thought they were delicious! Well, maybe that’s not completely true. I convinced myself they were delicious because

beverages

How to Make Bone Broth That Gels

Bone broth might not sound very appetizing, but it is oh, so healthy for the whole family! Bone broth provides minerals, amino acids and vitamins

Vanilla Cinnamon Bacon Granola
appetizers & snacks

Vanilla Cinnamon Bacon Granola

Ah, granola, such a delicious treat that typically centers around “healthy whole grains.” Well, we only eat a few, if any, grains at all. How

Easy Whole 30 Meal Ideas | Real Food RN
Lunches & Dinners

45 Easy Whole30 Meal Ideas

Ever done a Whole30 before? Have you maybe heard the rumors about it? Well, the rumors are true! You feel simply amazing after a Whole30!

beverages

Beautifying Mocha Mix

I used to LOVE me a good mocha from my favorite local coffee shop. So sweet, and warm, and then wheeeee I went into my

appetizers & snacks

Healthy Caramel Corn Recipe

Now let me give a little disclaimer here, just because I call this a Healthy Caramel Corn Recipe, does not mean that you can eat it

Spiced Walnuts
appetizers & snacks

Spiced Walnuts Recipe

This recipe was submitted to me from Daphne over at My Food Coach. Let me tell you, I have been making these weekly ever since!

Spiced Walnuts
appetizers & snacks

Savory Spiced Walnuts Recipe

This recipe was submitted to me from Daphne over at My Food Coach. Let me tell you, I have been making these weekly ever since!

desserts

Paleo Pumpkin Spice Cookies

When the weather cools down, everything turns into a pumpkin recipe! We like to keep them healthy over here, and who doesn’t love a healthy

desserts

Paleo Pumpkin Pie Pudding

I have to admit, I don’t really like pie. Well, I like the filling, but always left the crust. Now that we have gone grain-free,

beverages

Pumpkin Pie Protein Shake

One of my favorite ways to come up with recipes is to hack something healthy and make it taste like something that we all know

Bacon Wrapped Liver Poppers

Yum, yum, wait… what? That’s right, we are going there. Liver. Seems like people either love it or hate it. Not much middle ground for

baked goods

Grain-Free Zucchini Muffins

I was fortunate enough to grow up with a big family garden. In the summer that meant lots and lots of zucchini. We would eat

Baby & Kid Food

Grain Free Savory Waffle Pizzas

My daughter started kindergarten this year! How the heck did that happen so fast? I took one look at that school menu and immediately committed

Condiments & Dressings

Chia Fig Jam

I have heard that fresh figs right off the tree are amazing! But, we live in Minnesota so I have never had a true fresh

Easy Cream Cheese Frosting | Real Food RN
Condiments & Dressings

Easy Cream Cheese Frosting

When I was a kid, I loved cream cheese frosting. So much that if we had any around I could eat an entire batch in

My Famous Kale Salad
salads

My Famous Kale Salad Recipe

Want to get more kale into your diet? Then you must try my recipe. Just grab some kale, add in some tasty toppings, a little dressing, and a brief massage, and you will have something so delicious that it’ll be requested.

appetizers & snacks

Tequila Lime Gummies

These are fun for adults when they need to let loose or throw a party. Go ahead, make up a batch right now. It’s 5 o’clock somewhere!

sauces & mixes

Easy Carrot Top Pesto Recipe

I love pesto so much that I once ate an entire batch in one day! Oh yeah, it was good! One year my garden had

appetizers & snacks

Caramel Apple Pie Fat Bombs

For starters, I think the name fat bomb gives this recipe a bad rap. Yes, they are full of fat. But it is GOOD fat.

sauces & mixes

Homemade Hoisin Sauce

One of our favorite meals to make during the busy week is my P.F. Chang’s Chicken Lettuce Wraps. So easy, so delicious, kid favorite! Need

Paleo Sweet and Sour Pork

When I was a kid, if I got A’s on my report card my reward would be going out to eat at the restaurant of

appetizers & snacks

Fermented Watermelon Rind Pickles

Don’t waste those watermelon rinds! You can ferment them and turn them into pickled rinds. They are delicious as a refreshing summer afternoon snack.

desserts

Chocolate Superfood Cookies

My kids love to help in the kitchen, and they especially love to make cookies! As much as I loved the basic chocolate chip cookie

appetizers & snacks

Lactation Cookie Dough Bites

I have breastfed four babies, and let me tell you, it’s been one of the most beautiful experiences of my life. There is something so

SCOBY Fruit Roll-Ups | Real Food RN
appetizers & snacks

SCOBY Fruit Roll-Ups

If you have brewed your own kombucha, then you have used a SCOBY. If you brew enough batches you will end up with lots and

Lunches & Dinners

Flavorful and Healthy Zucchini Hotdish

Growing up, we had zucchini hotdish frequently in the summertime, because if you’ve ever grown zucchini in your garden then you know how much comes up

desserts

Easy Homemade Ice Cream Cake

When I was a kid, I wanted to change my birth date. My birthday is December 19th, so it’s pretty much eclipsed by Christmas. But,

Condiments & Dressings

5-Minute Dairy-Free Ranch Dip

I grew up dipping everything in ranch. Every time we went to a restaurant I would request two sides of ranch to go with my

desserts

Chocolate Cake Cookies

I have a sweet tooth. My grandma gave it to me, totally genetic! I could eat chocolate for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. This is the

appetizers & snacks

Stovetop Homemade Kettle Corn

I love popcorn, especially kettle corn….and I especially love homemade kettle corn! But with a few ingredients, you can make your own gourmet popcorn at home that the whole family will love. Perfect for movie night!

Easy Paleo Chocolate Frosting | Real Food RN
Condiments & Dressings

Easy Paleo Chocolate Frosting

This recipe was inspired by my friend Lisa over at Thrive Style, she eats it for breakfast! Yes, it’s not only a delicious frosting recipe,

sauces & mixes

Homemade Taco Seasoning

I grew up eating tacos almost every weekend. It was one of our most requested “kid meals”. We would even have contests to see who

The Best Paleo Coleslaw Ever | Real Food RN
side dishes

The Best Paleo Coleslaw Ever

Potlucks are a common event here in Minnesota. Where there are potlucks, there is always a creamy coleslaw. I grew up eating the stuff all

desserts

Grain-Free Brownies

I pretty much have to admit that the reason why I bake is because, well, BATTER. I am a well known batter-aholic! The absolute best,

breakfast

Lactogenic Baked Oatmeal

We don’t consume a lot of grains in our household. The few that we do consume are mainly white rice and oats. When I am

Baby & Kid Food

Easy Homemade Grain Free Teething Biscuits

When I create a new recipe for my kiddos, I love to pack in as much nutrition as possible. This means more ingredients, but it also means more nutrients. These teething biscuits pack a lot of nutrient-dense foods!

appetizers & snacks

5-Minute Probiotic Hummus

I first discovered hummus in college. Such an inexpensive way to get your protein. I dipped everything in the stuff. I even tried to make

appetizers & snacks

Grain-Free Salmon Nuggets

I am totally crazy about making food for my kids that helps them live healthier lives. I am especially obsessed with getting them to eat

appetizers & snacks

P.F. Chang’s Chicken Lettuce Wraps Recipe

Craving P.F. Chang’s insanely delicious chicken lettuce wraps? I have a copycat recipe that will make your mouth water and is a lot healthier version. Gotta try it!

desserts

Grain-Free Lemon Cake Cookies

So, the story goes….we gave up gluten a few years ago, which changed our baking habits forever, then my husband was told by our Naturopath that

Hollandaise Deviled Eggs | Real Food RN
appetizers & snacks

Hollandaise Deviled Eggs

Hi, my name is Kate and I am addicted to Hollandaise sauce. I could seriously drink it! I came up with an easy way to

Paleo Coconut Cinnamon Cereal | Real Food RN
Baby & Kid Food

Paleo Coconut Cinnamon Cereal

This amazing recipe is a sneak peek recipe from the “Paleo Eats Cookbook” that was written by my friend Kelly over at A Girl Worth

Grain-Free Bacon Nuggets | Real Food RN
appetizers & snacks

Grain-Free Bacon Nuggets

My kids love finger food and they especially love finger food that they can help make! This is a very kid-friendly recipe. They can form the nuggets and roll them in the almond flour. A fun way to teach your children how to cook.

Paleo Cookie Roundup | Real Food RN
Baby & Kid Food

Easy Holiday Grain-Free Cut-Out Cookies

Growing up, Christmas was one of my favorite memories….especially the Christmas cookies! We made so many different kinds. I always loved the cut-outs the best

Sweet Potato Pumpkin Chili | Real Food RN
soups & stews

Sweet Potato Pumpkin Chili

Okay, so I can’t take full credit for this recipe. The truth is my Mom made it and brought us a large mason jar full

desserts

Paleo Cheesecake Bites

Today is a guest post recipe from another fabulous blogger friend of mine. She was kind enough to give me this amazing recipe to post,

Breakfast Scotch Eggs | Real Food RN
breakfast

Breakfast Scotch Eggs

I remember the first time I saw a recipe for scotch eggs, first I was kind of grossed out by the serious caveman-ness of it

desserts

Grain-Free Berry Crisp

There is nothing quite like a berry crisp fresh out of the oven! Warm and delicious with that amazing crumble on top! Smother it in

Baby & Kid Food

3-ingredient Paleo Waffles

I came up with this recipe from a comment that one of my readers left on my Banana Bacon Frittata recipe. She made it in

Tomato Tapenade | Real Food RN
sauces & mixes

Tomato Tapenade

Tomatoes are one of my favorite garden treats because they are so easy to grow, and also amazing fresh off the vine! The only problem

Bone Broth Pho Chicken Soup | Real Food RN
soups & stews

Bone Broth Pho Chicken Soup

Through a lot of trial and error, I finally got my own pho soup recipe just right. It is seriously mind-numbingly delicious, and has lots of health benefits! I love to make it in huge batches and freeze for later.

Easy Slow Cooker Roast Beef | Real Food RN
Lunches & Dinners

Easy Slow Cooker Roast Beef

I am a HUGE fan of using my slow cooker (crockpot)! What’s better than putting a meal into one pot, turning it on, and letting

breakfast

Gluten-Free Dutch Baby Pancake

I actually created this recipe because I thought Dutch Baby pancakes looked like something that would really impress my kids. Oh, and it did, we

Baby & Kid Food

Paleo Breakfast Cake

Breakfast is the meal I care about the most. Why? Because my kids almost always eat a good breakfast…lunch is iffy….and dinner is a challenge.

Homemade Bloody Mary Mix | Real Food RN
beverages

Homemade Bloody Mary Mix

Well, I never liked Bloody Mary’s, there was something about drinking alcohol and tomato juice that seemed so contradictory to me. Then, one weekend we

How to Make SCOBY Dog Treats | Real Food RN
baked goods

How to Make SCOBY Dog Treats

This recipe was created by a friend of mine who also happens to be one of my best friend’s sisters. So I can personally vouch

desserts

Paleo Pumpkin Pie Mini’s

It’s fall and you know what that means. Everything pumpkin!!! Who doesn’t love a pumpkin pie? Well, who doesn’t love a paleo pumpkin pie that

salads

Tequillaberry’s Salad

This salad is a copycat recipe from a popular Minneapolis restaurant. Of course, I made it a much healthier version. Tequillaberry’s Salad is a potluck

Easy Homemade Beef Jerky

One of my favorite foods to have on hand is beef jerky. My kids love it, my husband loves it, and its EASY! Plus, its

sauces & mixes

Homemade Onion Soup Mix

I grew up thinking that onion soup mix had magical powers. It transformed plain old sour cream into something that made me want to eat

Grain Free Meatloaf | Real Food RN
Lunches & Dinners

Grain Free Meatloaf

Whenever I think of meatloaf I hear “Meatloaf, meatloaf, double-beetloaf. I hate meatloaf” playing over and over in my head. Quoted directly from one of

Healthy Probiotic Orange Crush | Real Food RN
beverages

Healthy Probiotic Orange Crush

Luckily, my parents limited our soda consumption when I was growing up to one can on special occasions. I did not develop a real taste

beverages

Healthy Orange Julius

I can still smell the Orange Julius stand in the mall. It lured me in as a kid. Call me crazy, but despite all of

Condiments & Dressings

Homemade Ranch Dressing

When I was in high school, my friends and I used to go to Perkins restaurant whenever we had the time and money. Every time

desserts

Healthy Buttermints

I am willing to bet you have tried at least one buttermint at a wedding. I am also willing to bet that you could not

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Baby & Kid Food

Gluten Free Chicken Strips

When I was a kid it was always a treat to go out to eat! Every time I would order the same thing: chicken strips

desserts

Paleo Coconut Macaroons

My grandma had a sweet tooth and she gave it to me! Her favorite treat was a coconut macaroon and a cup of coffee. I

3-Ingredient Homemade Fudge | Real Food RN
desserts

3-Ingredient Homemade Fudge

I love fudge. I will say it again, I LOVE fudge. However, some of the ingredients in the traditional homemade fudge recipes that I have

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appetizers & snacks

Homemade Jello Cups

I have been making jello, healthy gummies, and gelatin desserts for a long time. First, I started with the boxes filled with colors and chemical

Real Food 4th of July Recipes

We make no excuses when it comes to sticking with healthy eating, holidays are no exception! Luckily, if you plan ahead you can enjoy the

Baby & Kid Food

Healthy Homemade Nutella

If you have ever gotten your hands on a jar of Nutella, you know that it does not last long. I start eating it by

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Baby & Kid Food

Chocolate Peppermint Popsicles

It’s summertime and with all this heat, we need popsicles….daily! I grew up on sugary popsicles made with corn syrup and artificial colors. Sure they

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Lunches & Dinners

Easy and Delicious Gluten Free Pizza Crust

Homemade pizza night can be such a fun night with the family. Now, you can make it gluten-free with this easy, delicious crust recipe. Just add sauce, cheese, and your favorite toppings!

appetizers & snacks

Gluten Free Cheez-It Crackers

Cheez-It crackers are the perfect salty snack. The only problem is that they are filled with garbage. Make your own from real food with just 5 ingredients!

desserts

Gluten-Free Chocolate Strawberry Shortcake

Sponsored post: This post was created as part of the #LivingNowFoods 30 Day Gluten-Free Challenge in which I am a financially compensated blogger ambassador for Living NOW

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Lunches & Dinners

Black Pepper Burgers

If you are coming over from The Confident Mom’s awesome Meatloaf Recipe that uses oregano oil and basil oil, then welcome! I have been using essential

breakfast

Gluten-Free Aebelskiver

So I have to admit, I am a kitchen gadget junkie. I found this awesome little Aebelskiver pan in a kitchen shop while holiday shopping

baked goods

Gluten Free Cheddar Bay Biscuits

Who doesn’t love those savory cheesy biscuits from Red Lobster? Oh, I loved those little cheesy bits of goodness. I just had to make my own healthier version that is made with real food and is gluten-free.

desserts

Feed the Monster Cookies!

Now there is a reason that I called these “Feed the Monster Cookies”. I make them when the cookie monster in me comes out, and

appetizers & snacks

Yogurt Cream Cheese Dip

Cream cheese dip has always been one of my favorite ways to enjoy the fruits of the season. It’s like dipping your strawberries into a

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breakfast

Gluten-Free Crepes

I don’t know WHY it took me so long to try making crepes! I guess I thought they seemed so delicate and challenging to flip.

breakfast

Fluffy Mushroom Souffle Omelette

This recipe was created to match the omelette served at the Original Pancake House. I honestly would eat there every day if I could! Breakfast

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Condiments & Dressings

Healthy Homemade Whipped Cream

When I was a kid, my dad used to make homemade whipped cream for everything! We had it on fluffy pancakes, as frosting on cakes,

side dishes

Healthy Scalloped Potatoes

Growing up in Minnesota, I became very familiar with many different cheesy potato variations. At every family event and major holiday there is at least

Baby & Kid Food

Healthy Sloppy Joes

Clean up your sloppy joes with this healthy recipe. And if you don’t eat bread, I came up with a clever idea on how to eat this dish without buns.

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Baby & Kid Food

Homemade Vanilla Pudding

When I was a kid, my mom had the big red Betty Crocker Cookbook with all the old vintage photos of food. I loved to

Skillet Apple Crumble {GAPS}

This recipe was created by a good friend of mine who also happens to be my chiropractor. She is very well versed in nutrition and

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Lunches & Dinners

Crispy Pork Belly

Let me just say that if you like bacon, then you will LOVE this. A crispy pork belly is bacon elevated to the most crispy, fatty, buttery, delicious amazingness that you will ever try!

appetizers & snacks

Crispy Chocolate Cheese Crackers (grain-free)

My favorite snack just got promoted. Cheese crackers drizzled with….wait for it….chocolate! Yeah, that’s right. Salty, sweet, crunchy. You’re welcome! These little buggers are also

side dishes

Maple & Bacon Glazed Carrots

Maple and bacon glazed carrots have been a side dish that I have been making for years. I just added the personal touch of using bacon fat.

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Condiments & Dressings

Sweet Basil Butter

I like everything with butter on it! I especially like lots of butter on my homemade popcorn. My dad makes this amazing sweet basil butter

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salads

How to Make a Fabulous Salad

I eat a huge salad pretty much every day! When I was pregnant with my kids I CRAVED salads and during those months I perfected

side dishes

Creamy Cauliflower Fauxtatoes

Not only are these fauxtatoes delicious, but they are also nice to the old blood sugar. Cream cauliflower fauxtatoes to the rescue.

Baked Salmon Bellies
Lunches & Dinners

Baked Salmon Bellies

This post was written by my amazing chiropractor, and good friend Carrie! She is not only a talented practitioner, but she is also a wealth

desserts

Coconut Snowballs

While I was making up a batch of coconut snowflakes, I ran out of molds to use. So I decided to just use my standard

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Condiments & Dressings

Easy Lacto-fermented Mayonnaise (probiotic)

This is the easiest basic lacto-fermented mayonnaise recipe. This recipe is great used in everything from tuna salad to sweet potato salad to your favorite dips.

breakfast

Leftovers Frittata

I am not big on wasting food, so when we have a little bit of this and a little bit of that leftover from our

desserts

Coconut Snowflakes Candy

Okay, I have to admit that I am a bit obsessed with cute candy molds. I mean, how else can you take one ingredient and

desserts

No-Cook Dairy-Free Caramel Fudge (Raw, Paleo)

With just four ingredients, you can make this sweet treat any time of year, but they are especially perfect for the holiday season. Make a big batch and give as gifts to your loved ones.

desserts

Paleo Chocolate Truffles

I love rich desserts! Especially rich chocolatey desserts. Truffles have been one of my weaknesses ever since I could say “Lindor.” After going Paleo, I

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Baby & Kid Food

Dairy-Free Hot Chocolate

Nothing says cozy like a cup of hot chocolate and a warm blanket on a cold winters night. Hot chocolate has been one of my

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appetizers & snacks

Healthy Sugared Cranberries

I have always loved sweet-tart foods and these little guys are a perfect balance. Not too sweet, not too tart….just right. With only two ingredients you can’t go wrong.

Paleo Peppermint Patty

So as much as I would LOVE to take full credit for this recipe, alas I cannot. My college friend Stevie came up with these!

The Best Paleo Frosting Ever

We have been eating Paleo for a few years now and I will have to say that baking has been the biggest hurdle. It’s just

Cheesy Zucchini Chips

Any recipe that includes my Spiralizer is a huge hit with my family. They love eating vegetable “noodles” and “ribbons”. These zucchini chips are one

desserts

Pumpkin Ice Cream (dairy free)

Pumpkin ice cream that you don’t even need an ice-cream maker to make! What’s the secret? Frozen bananas! Nothing says kid-bribery more than instant ice

appetizers & snacks

Healthy Snacks: Chocolate Apricots

I love getting my kids into the kitchen whenever I can so they can learn where our food comes from. My favorite recipes to include

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Condiments & Dressings

Homemade 3-Ingredient Horseradish Sauce

This homemade horseradish sauce goes great with pork products including ham, pork chops, slow-cooked pulled pork, bratwursts. I also love it on roast beef, cured meats, chicken nuggets, and of course, with a Bloody Mary!

Condiments & Dressings

How to Freeze Herbs

Want to know why I decided to freeze herbs this year, well I let my 4-year-old help plant the garden and she insisted on sprinkling

beverages

Cold and Flu “Master Tonic”

Working in the hospital and pushing pills has made me never want to take them myself. So, when anyone in our household has the first

beverages

Cold and Flu Fire Cider

When you’re feeling under the weather, whip up a batch of this every flu season and opt out of the ‘ol flu shot.

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beverages

Apple Clove Kombucha

I brew four gallons of kombucha every week for my family, and in the spirit of the fall season, I decided to add some spice

beverages

Nourishing Homemade Chicken Feet Bone Broth

Chicken feet make an awesome broth!!! These little buggers are full of nutrients and make a great gelatinous, gut healing, body warming broth. Plus, they are so inexpensive! Chicken feet bone broth is just too easy and healthy not to make it.

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desserts

Healthy Halloween Treats

We follow a Real Food diet in our household which means that we don’t eat all of the pre-packaged junk filled with artificial flavorings and

appetizers & snacks

Elderberry Gummies for Cold, Flu and Sleep (that kids love!)

I regularly make healthy gummies for my kids because they are a great way to get them eating healthy snacks, instead of sugar-laden chemical junk that they sell at the stores. I add fresh squeezed juices, kombucha, and sea salt to them to enhance their nutritional content.

sauces & mixes

Homemade Pizza Sauce (to freeze)

We just love making cauliflower crust pizzas and loading them with our own unique toppings. The sauce can be quite a conundrum though….most brands contain

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desserts

Pumpkin Pie Chia Seed Pudding

Growing up my mom used to buy those Jello Pudding cups (fat-free, no less) and my favorite flavor was the vanilla tapioca. Yes, I know

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Condiments & Dressings

Garden Fresh Peach & Tomato Salsa

Peach and tomato salsa is a deliciously sweet salsa that goes great over eggs or as a dip for homemade sweet potato chips. Yum!

Homemade Jello Fruit Cups

If you have been following my blog you already know that it is my mission to make healthy foods for my kids! I am always

appetizers & snacks

Curry Spiced Pumpkin Seeds

I love pepitas! Not only are they tasty, but they are also a great source of zinc….which is very important for a strong immune system!

desserts

Kefir & Fruit Gelatin Dessert

In my house there is always room for jello, especially when its made from scratch using healthy ingredients. I came up with my Kefir Gelatin

Spicy Ginger Dill Salmon Salad

Salmon salad is one of my favorite quick recipes that packs a powerful nutritional punch. You can throw it together quickly and it is bursting

The Ultimate Liver Cleansing Detox Smoothie | Real Food RN
beverages

The Ultimate Liver Cleansing Detox Smoothie

When we do not properly support our body’s natural detoxification system it can quickly become overburdened and lead to chronic disease. This is why I love my liver cleansing detox smoothie!

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Baby & Kid Food

Sneaky Breakfast Smoothie for Kids

Some days my kids do not want to eat their breakfast. I do believe that breakfast is the most important meal, especially for kids. During

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Condiments & Dressings

Kombucha Blender Chia Jam

You can whip up a batch of fresh berry blender jam in minutes. Plus it’s healthy, organic, and probiotic….with a very little sweetener and no sugar!

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Condiments & Dressings

Kefir & Bacon Blue Cheese Dressing

I decided to try making my own blue cheese dressing using raw milk dairy and baconnaise to give it a unique flavor and a much healthier nutritional profile!

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beverages

How to Make Raspberry Kvass

Kvass is a wonderfully healthy fermented beverage and it’s usually made with beets. But if you have a hard time-consuming beets, try this raspberry version instead.

side dishes

How to Steam Asparagus

There is nothing better than fresh asparagus! When you pick it fresh, you can just eat it right away. The flavor is so sweet and

Lunches & Dinners

Beef Heart Meatloaf Muffins

We like to use as much of the animal that we can when we cook. Respect the whole animal like they used to back in

How to Make Raw Milk Kefir | Real Food RN
beverages

How to Make Raw Milk Kefir

We love kefir! Not only is it delicious, but it is also a very health-giving beverage. It populates your gut with the necessary flora to fight off disease and to keep our digestion in check!

Rosemary Lemon Roast Chicken

We make at least one chicken per week. My mom actually raises them so we know that they are from a great source and are

Baby & Kid Food

Healthy Banana Frozen Yogurt

We love ice-cream of all kinds in our house and I have been making it my mission to keep it healthy. If you look at

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beverages

Pineapple Core Ice Cubes

Make these pineapple core ice cubes for your cocktails, mocktails, and smoothies. It’s super easy…and there’s no waste from your pineapple!

Easy Blueberry Lavender Simple Syrup | Real Food RN
beverages

Easy Blueberry Lavender Simple Syrup

It’s so much fun to make cocktails from flowers and berries. This blueberry lavender simple syrup is so amazing in both its color and its flavor.

Garlic Roast (grass-fed) Beef Roast

 Ingredients: 1 beef roast 4 cloves garlic 2 Tbsp apple cider vinegar (tenderizes the meat) salt and pepper Directions:  In a hot skillet, sear the roast

How to Roast Brussel Sprouts

I know it’s weird, but brussel sprouts are one of my absolute favorite foods. I eat them EVERY week! Not only are they super good

Condiments & Dressings

Easy Tutorial: How to Melt Raw Honey

Raw honey is naturally thicker at room temperature. This is a natural preservation quality of the honey that makes it last for a really long

Massage Your Kale Salad

When I went to school for Holistic Nutrition, one of the most popular recipes we shared as students was a “massaged kale salad”. I continue

Salad sealed in a mason jar

Mason Jar Salad I love to make food in bulk ahead of time and then grab and go. I always brought large salads to work

Quick and Easy Paleo Chicken Legs

My little cave-family eats more like a pack of saber-toothed tigers. They eat a LOT! I pride myself on my meal planning (and quantity planning)

Lunches & Dinners

How to Cook the Perfect Steak

I ate a limited amount of red meat during a weird phase in my 20’s. Then one day I started to crave red meat and

Lunches & Dinners

Reuben Cabbage Rolls

We are celebrating St. Patrick’s Day today and in the spirit of corned beef and cabbage I made up some Reuben cabbage rolls. We love

breakfast

Easy Breakfast: Grain-Free Waffles

In our on-going adventures of finding healthy grain-free options to our favorite breakfast foods, I came up with this recipe. Grain-free waffles! Pass the syrup!

side dishes

Bacon, Onion & Brussel Slaw

During the week I love to make quick meals that require minimal clean up, preferably only one pan. This week I was scrounging through the

breakfast

The Reverse Omelette

We consume, on average, around 4 dozen eggs per week in our household. While I absolutely love eggs, they simply can’t dominate every meal that

breakfast

Paleo Pancakes (Four Ways)

My kids request Mickey Mouse pancakes EVERY.SINGLE.WEEKEND! So, I do as I’m told (after all, this is healthy food they are requesting!), and I usually

appetizers & snacks

Kid Recipe Favorite: Real Fruit Snacks

Battling sugary snacks is an ongoing challenge with the constant exposure to candy advertisements and displays everywhere we go! My daughter finally agrees that “candy

Paleo Superbowl Party

This year we plan to do a Paleo Superbowl! Just because we no longer eat grains doesn’t mean that we are food snobs that shun

Step-by-Step: Beef Heart Jerky

Beef heart is a super food that contains excellent amounts of CoQ10, B vitamins, folic acid, Selenium, Phosphorus, Zinc, and Amino Acids. These nutrients boost

Baby & Kid Food

Grain-free Mickey Mouse Pancakes

Pancakes have always been a weekend breakfast favorite in our house. But, now we are gluten-free! How do you make pancakes without wheat flour? Well,

Lunches & Dinners

Delicious & Easy Hidden Liver Meatballs

Organ meat is the most nutrient-dense foods on the planet. Unfortunately, it isn’t also the tastiest food on the planet. I’m trying every trick in

How to Make Homemade Applesauce
appetizers & snacks

Bacon & Butter Homemade Applesauce

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