Local Sips and Eats in Hood River, Oregon

  Hood River, Oregon is a vibrant little town about a forty-five minute drive east of Portland. We have dear friends that live there, and when the opportunity arose for us to leave the sprouts with the grandparents, Mr. Green Thumb and I jumped in the truck and headed south. Since it’s about a six hour drive from the […]

Autumn Harvest Salad with My Signature Honey Dijon Vinaigrette (SCD / GAPS /Paleo)

  The leaves have all turned vibrant reds, oranges, and golds, and many are already on the ground. We are well into autumn and winter is fast approaching. Green salads at this time of year might feel a little out of place – unless they are piled high with fall colours and flavours. Sweet ambrosia […]

Flu Fighting Chicken Soup

I’ve always wondered if eating chicken soup to help get over the flu was really just an old wives’ tale. What’s so special about chicken, veggies and a bit of broth, anyway? Well, it turns out, chicken broth it pretty amazing! But that’s only part of the story. What the broth is seasoned with while it simmers is equally important. […]

Sugar Free Carrot Apple Breakfast Muffins (SCD / GAPS / Paleo)

For the last four weeks, I have (mostly) not been eating grains. But this doesn’t happen without some preparation. Each week, I prepare foods that are easy for me to eat on the go, and that are delicious and satisfying. Each week, I have made these muffins, with little changes to the recipe along the way. While I may keep […]