Homemade Cinnamon Ice Cream with Candied Cashews (paleo, vegan, dairy free, egg free)

Why You Should Use Freshly Grated Cinnamon (and Cinnamon Coconut Ice Cream with Candied Cinnamon Cashews)

Thanks for stopping by! If you’re interested in healthy eating, check out my free gift, “10 Easy Hacks to a Healthy Diet” and subscribe to get regular email updates. Fresh cinnamon spikes this coconut milk based ice cream that is sweetened with pure maple syrup and dotted with candied cinnamon cashews. This dairy-free (and egg-free)… 

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Pan fried in coconut oil, these chicken strips are also gluten, dairy, grain, and egg free! (Kids love them!) --- The Nourishing Gourmet

Grain Free Fried Chicken Strips

Sometimes you make something that is so delicious; the kids are begging for you to repeat it soon. This was one of those times! Gently fried in a pan, these crispy crusted, tender chicken strips are delicious dipped into homemade ketchup. Plus, they are gluten-free, grain-free, egg-free and dairy-free as well!. These are so delicious… 

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Does kale contain thallium, and is it a health risk?

Kale is not the Problem, Pollution is

The internet has gone crazy recently over the news that kale may contain high amounts of thallium, a heavy metal. This has caused a lot of distress, and more than its fair share of comments from people frustrated and wondering if their healthy diet – which included kale – was ruining their health instead of… 

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Delightful (and easy!) mini chocolate tarts that just happen to be grain free, egg free, dairy free and nut free! The chocolate filling requires no cooking. The crust is made with tigernut flour, a neat ancient ingredient high in resistant starch (and yummy too). --- The Nourishing Gourmet Delightful (and easy!) mini chocolate tarts that just happen to be grain free, egg free, dairy free and nut free! The chocolate filling requires no cooking. The crust is made with tigernut flour, a neat ancient ingredient high in resistant starch (and yummy too). --- The Nourishing Gourmet

Mini Grain Free Dark Chocolate Tarts

Recipe Sponsored by: Organic Gemini This chocolate tart has a cookie-like crust with a rich coconut oil based chocolate filling, and is served with fresh berries. It’s oh so delicious! Plus, this vegan and paleo friendly tart is dairy free, gluten free, grain free, egg free, and nut free! This is the type of dessert I… 

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Homemade healthy honey mustard dressing (perfect for a main dish meal with served over greens and crispy chicken strips!) --- The Nourishing Gourmet

Honey Mustard Dressing (& Green Salad with Crispy Chicken Strips)

Spicy mustard is blended with honey, olive oil, apple cider vinegar, and seasonings to make a homemade Honey Mustard Salad Dressing. This healthy salad dressing makes a perfect meal on a summer day when tossed with fresh greens and crispy chicken strips! The key to a good salad is a great dressing. I really didn’t… 

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3 ingredient pineapple whip - super easy and fun! A healthy way to cool down on a hot day, and it reminds me a bit of Dole Whip! --- The Nourishing Gourmet

Dairy Free Pineapple Whip

This frozen whip allows pineapple to shine, and is perfect for a hot summer day. Frozen pineapple is blended with just enough coconut milk (and banana) to make a lovely sorbet-like snack or dessert. Using only 2 or 3 ingredients (depending on how you choose to make it), it’s also very simple to make. It… 

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Lack of sleep has been linked to so many health problems! From someone who has also suffered from sleep issues, these 11 research driven ways to help you sleep may help you find the rest you need for better health. --- The Nourishing Gourmet

11 Research Driven Ways to Get a Good Night’s Sleep

As someone who has struggled with getting a good night’s sleep since childhood, I almost hate to bring the subject up. If you are getting bad sleep, I certainly don’t want to add to your anxiety about it. In fact, I am writing this after suffering from two nights of insomnia. The good news is… 

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