This toaster oven is amazing - bakes well, toasts well, is sturdy, easy to clean, and is large and spacious. Plus, the interior does NOT have nonstick. Great for those who avoid it. -- The Nourishing Gourmet

Finding a Toaster Oven Without Nonstick

Thanks for stopping by! If you’re interested in healthy eating check out my free gifts! and subscribe to get regular email updates. How bad is nonstick for you really? There are a lot of opinions on that. I personally choose to avoid it considering that some studies show that the chemical, PFCs, found in nonstick,… 

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Gluten-Free Goat Cheddar Mac and Cheese - Kid friendly, and NO cow dairy! -Creamy and delicious. - The Nourishing Gourmet

Stove Top Goat Cheddar Mac and Cheese (Gluten Free)

Gluten-free noodles topped with an ultra creamy and mild cheese sauce that is free of any cow dairy, but rich and creamy with goat cheddar and chicken broth. Yum! This dish is gluten-free and cow dairy-free, but still has that lovely creamy flavor and perfect noodles that I loved as a child. I’m glad that… 

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5 Things I’m Loving

With three little people in very different stages, with a husband doing multiple part-time jobs while in seminary, and with me keeping up with the family (as best I can) while dealing with some health issues, life can slip by just like that. So this week I’ve continued to concentrate on the many things that… 

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This grain free fried rice is full of flavor from ginger, garlic and green onions, and is filling enough to serve as a main dish with the bacon and chicken. Yum! -- The Nourishing Gourmet

Cauliflower Fried Rice with Bacon and Chicken (Grain–free. AIP)

This fun dish is full of flavor from ginger, garlic, green onions. And, because it’s made with cauliflower “rice”, it’s also Grain Free and AIP-friendly! The bacon adds depth of flavor that can’t be beaten. Plus, with the addition of the chicken, this is a main dish! As I mentioned in this post about saving… 

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Don’t waste that bacon grease, but save it to use in these simple recipes. So delicious, and so easy! Adds great flavor. – The Nourishing Gourmet

If You Aren’t Already, Start Saving Your Bacon Grease

How many reasons do you need for saving your bacon grease? Really, the first one should be the only one needed. Saving and then reusing bacon grease adds that delicious bacon flavor to other dishes that can’t be beat. Bacon lovers, you know what I’m talking about. There are a couple of ingredients that always… 

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I love my coffee, but it doesn't always love me, and I hate being addicted to it to help me "wake up" in the morning. Thankfully there is hope WITHOUT coffee! Learn my trick here. --- The Nourishing Gourmet

How I Wake Up in the Morning WITHOUT Coffee (and Go to Sleep at Night)

Partner: Re-Timer I’ve now added coffee back into my AIP diet, but I am not drinking it often. It’s lovely not to be dependent on caffeine to get my day started. What is not so great is dragging around half awake for a good two hours after I get up. At first, I just went… 

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This easy dish makes a wonderful and flavorful frugal main dish that is paleo and AIP friendly too! Serve it over desired carbohydrate (AIP - think cauli-rice or sweet potato). -- The Nourishing Gourmet

Gingery Broccoli and Mushroom Beef Stir Fry

This easy main dish is a stand by for our family. Ginger and garlic brightly flavor broccoli, mushrooms, and ground beef. It’s wonderful served over rice, cauliflower rice, or even eaten on its own. It’s very frugal, and fast to make – all of which makes this dish reappear on our menu frequently. This is… 

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