Recipes

Recipes

Coconut Date Balls
Coconut Date Balls

Ingredients 1 ½ cups pitted dates ½ cup coconut butter 1 Tablespoons of coconut oil Shredded coconut, fine (optional) Instructions In a food processor, process the dates for a minute or so into a paste Add the coconut butter.  Pulse a few times to crumble the coconut...

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Rice Porridge Recipe
Rice Porridge Recipe

Rice Porridge (Slow Cooker or Instant Pot) GFCF/ Nut-Free, Egg-Free Can be made egg-free by eliminating egg – while it will not be quite as thick, it’s still delicious. Similar to rice pudding but less sweet and great for breakfast. Ingredients 1 ¼ cup brown rice 1 ½...

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Is Meat Glue Hiding in Your Child’s Chicken Nuggets?
Is Meat Glue Hiding in Your Child’s Chicken Nuggets?

September is Chicken Month! Who would have thought? But, it is a great opportunity to talk about chicken and how it fits into a healthy diet. Chicken can be a wonderful protein source for many individuals. However, there are some issues to watch out for when choosing...

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September is National Whole Grains Month!
September is National Whole Grains Month!

September is Whole Grains Month and this can be a great time to make an effort to add a few more servings of whole grains to your life. Sometimes when getting started on a gluten-free diet, it can be confusing. Which grains are gluten-free? I want to take all of the...

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The Easiest Shishito Peppers Recipe
The Easiest Shishito Peppers Recipe

Have you tried shishito peppers?  They are an incredible Asian pepper with no heat and such a great flavor profile. They are rich in vitamin C and also contain vitamin B6, K, and E.  They are also one of the easiest dishes you can create in a really convenient short...

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Watermelon Popsicles
Watermelon Popsicles

These popsicles are a great treat that’s low in sugar and high in phytonutrients. It’s great for the summer, when the weather is warm and fruit is abundant. But can also be made anytime for a natural, low sugar treat. Try any fruit you like. The sweetener is optional....

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Ground Beef Stuffed Zucchini (Zucchin-izza) Recipe
Ground Beef Stuffed Zucchini (Zucchin-izza) Recipe

We continue the food and garden chronicles here at Nourishing Hope. Our garden, to say the very least, has been a place of comfort, fun, learning, memories, and deliciousness for me and my family.  I know there can be some intimidation around starting a garden. But...

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Candied Ginger Spaghetti Squash
Candied Ginger Spaghetti Squash

Spaghetti squash is a favorite in my family. The texture is great. It’s not too wet or mushy, and it really has a texture similar to pasta. It soaks up the flavor of whatever you put on it. This year we grew our own garden and we grew spaghetti squash for the first...

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Coconut Pancakes (Grain-Free Recipe)
Coconut Pancakes (Grain-Free Recipe)

GFCF/SCD/GAPS/LOD, Nut-free Ingredients ¼ cup, (plus 1 Tablespoon) coconut flour ¼ teaspoon unrefined salt ¼ teaspoon baking soda 4 large or 5 medium pastured eggs (room temperature) 2 Tablespoons of non-dairy milk (room temperature) 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ¼ cup...

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