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

6 Reasons I Love Owning a Toaster Oven

Thanks for stopping by! If you’re interested in healthy eating check out my free gifts! and subscribe to get regular email updates. In my last post, I shared how I was able to find a toaster oven that was free of nonstick, large, and had great reviews on Amazon (I also love it!). So today,… 

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Vanilla Bean Creme Fauxccino

By Katie Mae Stanley of Nourishing Simplicity This drink is sure to hit the spot on a hot day. It is creamy, slightly sweet, and bursting with vanilla. Few things are better than drinking a cold icy drink out of a mason jar with a fun straw in the summer. This vanilla bean creme fauxccino… 

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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

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, has been linked to lower birth weights (1), abnormal thyroid hormones, inflamed liver, and a weakened immune system (2). If you breathe… 

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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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Creamy Quinoa Casserole with Chicken and Mushrooms

This casserole’s aroma and visual appeal had my kids ogling: first the smell of the easy roux cooking (think browned butter and cream!), then the grating of the Gruyere, the toasty smell of quinoa bubbling in bone broth, and, of course, the redolence of sauteed mushrooms with garlic and herbs. I first made this casserole… 

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5 Things I’m Loving

It’s been a busy time with my one-year-old now walking, and two moves in recent months. I have a list of topics I want to write about, but I know that it could take a while to get to all of them. But I still want to share glimpses of my life, foods I love,… 

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