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)

Thanks for stopping by! If you’re interested in healthy eating check out my free gifts! and subscribe to get regular email updates. 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… 

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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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This delicious traditional drink is a wonderful way to enjoy anti-inflammatory (and delicious spices). It's gently sweetened with honey (you can use manuka honey for added benefits!) -This is a great beverage to enjoy right before bed. It's so creamy and comforting. - The Nourishing Gourmet

Golden Milk: Anti-Inflammatory Turmeric Milk

Comforting, rich, and deliciously spiced, this wonderful beverage has a lot of oomph from anti-inflammatory spices. I used to be wary of this beverage because I find that one of the main ingredients – turmeric – can easily overpower certain dishes. I figured that something as gentle as milk could especially be overwhelmed with it…. 

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AIP Cookbook Giveaway - a wealth of resources! This diet is for those with autoimmune or gut issues, and is a healing protocol. This resource will help you learn about it, and give you the tools you need to succeed. -- The Nourishing Gourmet

AIP Cookbook Giveaway ($114 Value)

The autoimmune protocol diet is a grain-free diet that goes beyond the general paleo diet to a healing protocol. It is used for any immune system issue, as well as for dealing with gut issues. The diet is free of eggs, nightshades, dairy, nuts, seeds, but full of anti-inflammatory vegetables, healthy fats, and proteins such… 

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Some studies have some serious things for us to think about regarding cell phone radiation - but there are easy things we can do to lower our exposure too! Read this article for more (it's the last point on the article). -- The Nourishing Gourmet

3 Reasons I Limit the Time My Kids are on Smartphones

I love nurturing my kids with good food, but I know that’s only one part of creating a healthy and happy childhood for them. Nurturing their imagination, thirst for knowledge and creativity are all important too. One sticky question we have as parents in this modern world so full of screens and technology is when… 

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Did you know that sweet potatoes come in many varieties, and are being studied as possible treatments for diabetes, ulcers, prevention of obesity, and more? Learn about them, and get yummy recipes for them too! -- The Nourishing Gourmet

6 Surprising Facts about Sweet Potatoes

We associate sweet potatoes with Thanksgiving. Our Thanksgiving sweet potato dishes are brightly orange, covered with sweet syrup, and topped with marshmallows. Some of us love that dishes, some of us hate it. But sweet potatoes deserve a lot more attention than that one dish as they are a scrumptious culinary addition to many dishes,… 

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