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Grain-free Carrot Cake Pancakes

Carrot Cake Pancakes

Winter has been strange and moody this year, with more genuinely cold weather than we are used to, and my personal weather gauge is more sensitive to the cold since we have chickens.  Our smallest chicken, Lightning, got a case of frostbite on the tips of her comb during a bitter cold snap, and I […]

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Bulletproof Chai

Bulletproof Chai

Bulletproof coffee, which is the invention of Dave Asprey, has been all over the news recently.  No longer embraced solely by the Paleo and Keto crowds, it is now being regularly quaffed by people from across the dietary spectrum, all eager to gain the benefits of starting out the day with some healthy fats in […]

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Seafood Coconut Curry

Whole30: Day 2

OK, day two and I have already had my first mishap.  Details later.  For breakfast I had a bowl of sliced strawberries topped with some chopped macadamias, coconut flakes, and a sprinkle of raw cacao nibs.  It elevated the tasteless strawberries quite a bit.  I had my usual green tea with breakfast. I also sampled […]

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Paleo-kakku

Pannukakku (grain free)

My graduate school years in the U.P. included an introduction to a lot of new-to-me foods, most of them of Finnish origin.  Pannukakku was one of my favorite Keewenaw breakfasts–warm, puffy, and custard-like, this baked pancake is a perfect way to start your day during the cold days of winter.  Traditional recipes call for a […]

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Bread Cheese

Juustoa (Bread Cheese)

When life gets crazed I turn to comfort foods, and this is a U.P. comfort food extraordinaire.  During my U.P. years I would buy a locally-made version of this baked cheese that was a bit sweeter and less salty than the versions that are now popping up all over (Trader Joe’s apparently carries a version […]

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Fried Green Tomatoes with Poached Eggs and Creole Mushroom Gravy

Fried Green Tomatoes with Poached Eggs and Creole Mushroom Gravy

Yes, I did just post a recipe for fried green tomatoes.  Is it my fault that there are so MANY green tomatoes?  This is a grain free, lower carb way to enjoy a kind of eggs benedict treat. The fried green tomatoes stand in for the typical English muffin, topped with poached eggs and an […]

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