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    Traditional Pumpkin Pie {Paleo, AIP, Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Egg-Free}

    Here is a delicious pumpkin pie that you can enjoy during the holidays even while you're on the healing journey! Pumpkin pie is actually a very healthy dessert - when it's done right! And this pie is done right. It's free from the health-compromising ingredients like white sugar, common food allergens and hydrogenated margarine. Thank —Read More

    Delicious Ginger Spice Cookies {Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Egg-Free}

    This recipe was kind of an accident. I was trying out a raw ginger cookie dough recipe - not meant to be baked. Thus, it was egg-free. Great! But then I started thinking, could I make this into a cookie dough meant to be baked? I swapped sweeteners, adjusted amounts, added a few things, took —Read More

    Eden Foods: Tuscan White Bean Dip And #TBYHLA Food Demo Recap

      We want to send a big thank you to Eden Organic Foods for providing organic ingredients for our Food Demonstrations at the recent Take Back Your Health Los Angeles Conference. I first reached out to Eden because they produce foods that are organic, nutrient-dense and grounding. They also use pine resin to line their cans, instead —Read More

    Lemon Garlic Roasted Chicken and Vegetables

    This is another very simple, allergen-free recipe that we made at the recent Take Back Your Health Retreat in the Outer Banks. You can also throw in some chopped root vegetables during roasting to make this a complete meal! Be sure to choose organic chicken, and better if you can order your chicken from a —Read More

    Simple Salad with Beets, Citrus, Chickpeas and Balsamic Dressing

    This is a really quick meal that gets in all the major nutrients - protein, fat, carbohydrates, antioxidants and fiber. We made this salad at the recent Take Back Your Health Retreat in the Outer Banks. I hope you'll try it out! Simple Salad with Beets, Citrus, Chickpeas and Balsamic Dressing Makes 4 servings Ingredients: —Read More

    Simple Bolognese Pasta With Secret Ingredient To Combat Fatigue {Paleo, Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free}

    Liver on the menu? It's generally considered less-than-appetizing to most Americans. But you and I know better! If you've been coming to the Take Back Your Health Conferences or Retreats, or you've been to any of my seminars, then you know that liver is a very traditional food and is full of specific key nutrients that specifically —Read More

    Warm Potato Cucumber Salad with Honey Mustard Vinaigrette {Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Egg-Free, Vegan}

    I recently created this salad for the Take Back Your Health Retreat in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, and it was a favorite. A few women were telling me that it would be a great alternate for the typical southern-style potato salad with mayonnaise, for those who can't have the egg! It's a good recipe —Read More

    Purple Pineapple Protein Smoothie With My Favorite Sunfood™ Superfoods

    This weekend I'm at the Take Back Your Health Conference in Los Angeles! At the conference I'll be teaching a superfood smoothie demo inspired by my own recovery from chronic fatigue after incorporating superfoods into my diet. My favorite company, Sunfood, has partnered with me this time. I use their products everyday anyways, so we decided —Read More

    Magical Peach Arugula Salad by Amie Valpone of The Healthy Apple

        Last spring I was attending a very large conference called EXPO West. It's a trade show for natural products including supplements, foods, skincare, and pets. I went to dinner with a group of women, some of whom I had never met. Lucky for me, one of them was a woman about my age, with a —Read More

    Chocolate Chip Cut-Out Cookies: Heart Shaped for Valentine’s Day {Grain-Free, Dairy-Free, Egg-Free}

        For me, baking brings peace and calm. It's a time when I have to stop multitasking and focus on one task. I've been baking since I can remember - I even launched a holiday baking business in high school. Baking dozens and dozens of cookies, batch after batch made me so happy! Since then, —Read More