You may remember how much I loved the food from a small business called Natural Contents Kitchen. Now simply Natural Contents, duo Danielle and Jennifer have released a cookbook! I am beyond thrilled that I can now make their delicious, healthy creations in my own kitchen.
Good Food For Everyone: Farm Fresh Clean Eating is entirely gluten free, grain free, soy free, mostly paleo, dairy-free friendly and vegan friendly. Once self-proclaimed fast food junkies, Danielle and Jennifer made a total food and lifestyle switch in an effort to change the health of their family. They embraced their local farmers market and everything changed for the better. They are now on a mission to inspire others on their journey to a clean and healthy lifestyle.
What I love about the book:
- It is visually stunning. Flipping through the pages you’ll be transported to a rustic country house. Just looking at the pictures makes me feel incredibly relaxed and at peace.
- The recipes are very healthy and include lots of fresh produce. Even traditional desserts like apple tarts are made with healthier ingredients like almond flour and natural sugars.
- All of the recipes are made with REAL food. No crazy fillers or junk items. Just nutritious food.
- The book has a very personal flair – as if Danielle is a friend and made this book just for you.
- It includes a list of handy pantry staples and recommended kitchen equipment.
- The recipes are easy to follow and most recipes have a “Quick Tips” section to help you along. Cooking/baking healthy recipes from scratch does not have to be hard!
There are over 80 recipes including:
- Rosemary Sweet Potato Quiche
- Kale & Onion Fritata
- Curried Kuri Squash, Apple & Pear Soup
- Sweet Potato Rutabaga Casserole
- Italian, Tex-Mex or Teriyaki Meatballs
- Slow Cooker Short Ribs
- Roasted Lemon Cauliflower No Bean Hummus
- Rosemary Roasted Nuts
- Coconut Chia Parfaits with Fresh Berries
- Blueberry Coffee Cake
- Strawberry Shortcake
- Chocolate Beet Mini Muffins
- Pumpkin Panna Cotta
- Sweet Potato Cinnamon Rolls
- Watermelon Honey Shrub
I dived into the book and immediately baked the gluten/grain free Cheese Crackers. Made with almond and tapioca flours, I agree with Danielle when she wrote they are “crazy addictive”. She warns you that even thought the crackers have a shelf life of 14+ days, they will definitely be eaten much faster. Kris and I love them, and I’ve already baked them several times. And they are incredibly easy to make! I’m never buying store bought crackers again.
I can’t wait to cook my way through the entire book.
Visit www.naturalcontents.com to order a physical or digital copy.
GIVEAWAY! One winner will receive a digital copy of Good Food For Everyone. Enter via the Rafflecopter link below. Giveaway ends Wednesday May 3rd 11:59pm EST.
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Disclaimer: I received samples of these products, but I was not paid to write this review. All opinions are my own, and I only recommend products that I, myself, use and love.
When I was first diagnosed with Celiac Disease I found that yogurt was giving me a stomach ache. A temporary lactose intolerance is common in people with undiagnosed Celiac Disease, and many find that they are able to tolerate dairy again after a few months on the gluten free diet. I took a break from dairy when I first went gluten free, and several weeks later I was happy to find that I could eat it again without pain. Even so, I generally avoided yogurt. That is, until I discover ProYo. I am in love and want to eat it every day until forever.
ProYo High Protein Frozen Yogurt is a great tasting snack that comes in four flavors: Vanilla Bean, Banana Vanilla, Blueberry Pomegranate (my favorite!), and Dutch Chocolate. I absolutely love ProYo. Creamy and satisfying, each variation is packed with both flavor and protein.
ProYo fast facts:
- 20g protein per serving
- Certified gluten free and made on a dedicated line
- Soy free
- Low fat
- Good source of fiber
- Non GMO
- Made with cultured probiotic yogurt
- Diabetic friendly
- No artificial colors, flavors or preservatives
- Comes in handy tubes that are perfect for quick snacks
While any flavor would make an excellent base for smoothies, I was inspired by the versatility of the Vanilla Bean ProYo. My winter-time cravings for warmth, spices, and seasonal fruit lead me to create the follow recipe. And can I just say – WOW. I cannot stop eating it (well, I did run out of ProYo, so once I buy more I will make this recipe again and again). It is extremely healthy and perfect for a single-serving breakfast, lunch, or dessert. Double the ingredients and curl up by the fire with someone special on a cold night.
Baked Apples with Cinnamon Spiced Vanilla ProYo
- 1 small apple
- ½ tsp lemon juice
- ¼ tsp (+ extra) cinnamon
- 1/8 tsp (+ extra) nutmeg
- 1 tube Vanilla Bean Proyo
- Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
- Cut the apple in half vertically. Carefully remove the stem with a knife. Use a melon baller to scoop the seeds/core out of in the center of each apple half.
- Drizzle ¼ tsp lemon over each apple half. Add a dash of cinnamon and nutmeg.
- Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Place the apples on the parchment and bake for 30 minutes, until the apples are soft.
- While the apples are cooking, place the contents of one tube Vanilla flavored ProYo in a bowl. Add ¼ tsp cinnamon and 1/8 tsp nutmeg. Use a spoon to stir the spices into the ProYo until evenly incorporated. Place the bowl in the freezer until the apples are ready.
- Remove the apples from the oven and transfer to a plate. Place a scoop of spiced ProYo on top of each apple half and serve.
Want to try ProYo for yourself? Find a store near you by visiting www.proyos.com/where-to-buy/
You can also enter our GIVEAWAY! Three winners will receive a case of their favorite flavor ProYo plus fun swag. Enter via the rafflecopter link below. Continental US residents only. Giveaway ends Monday December 19th 11:59 EST.
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Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post. Regardless, all opinions are my own, and I only recommend products that I, myself, use and love.