Baked Goods, Recipes, Snacks

Tahini Date Cookies

Sesame seeds and tahini are considered a more advanced SCD food. Please post share variations you try! These taste a bit like snickerdoodles.

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Everything Else, Recipes, Snacks

SCD No-Chocolate Hazelnut Spread (Faux Nutella)

The inspiration for this comes from Glen's Chocolate Sauce. You will need 1/2 cup + 2tbsp of this sauce for the spread. I have altered the recipe ingredient amounts just slightly and redid the directions. Here are the nutrition facts for both recipes: Here is my twist:

Meals, Recipes

Thanksgiving Dinner 2018

Here is my Thanksgiving Dinner 2018 menu. I've included a bonus side just in case you are missing mashed potatoes (not pictured in the above image). Oil Poached Turkey Cutlets I do not have a recipe for the sauce on my turkey pictured above. I combined white truffle oil, Primal Kitchen Avocado Oil Mayo, dried… Continue reading Thanksgiving Dinner 2018

Baked Goods, Recipes

Layered Cake with Buttercream Frosting

This post is a combination of recipes that ended up working really well together. I wanted to try a "naked" cake frosting technique, so excuse the aesthetics above as this is still a work in progress. Below are the links to each recipe, my tweaks, and my reviews. Cake Credit:B http://www.everylastbite.com/2018/10/19/lemon-layered-cake/ This cake is excellent… Continue reading Layered Cake with Buttercream Frosting

Everything Else, Recipes

Easy Grape Jelly

This grape jelly requires no peeling or deseeding. It takes minimal effort and it tastes just like Welch's concord grape jelly! Enjoy. Nutrition Facts:

Baked Goods, Meals, Recipes

Pizza Crust (SCD & Paleo)

I miss pizza above all other things on the SCD. I have dabbled and attempted to make pizza substitutes using ground chicken, nut flours, or riced broccoli (I cannot have cauliflower). This pizza crust recipe is hands-down the best I've yet to come across. I can honestly say that I would eat this over regular… Continue reading Pizza Crust (SCD & Paleo)

Everything Else, Recipes

Ranch Dressing

I decided to make a ranch dressing in preparation for making chicken, bacon, & ranch pizza. Below is the recipe I ended up with. I am sure I will post alterations to this at a later date, but for now: enjoy! Notes: B I used primal kitchen avocado mayo and whole milk dripped/strained yogurt. If… Continue reading Ranch Dressing

Everything Else, Meals, Recipes, Snacks

Crab Cakes (Low-Fat)

I have not introduced crab yet for LEAP. I was finally able to find lump crab meat with no other ingredients besides pasteurized crab (Whole Foods). I've combed through some recipes out there to come up with my own SCD legal recipe that also reduces fat (no mayo here). I am currently trying to increase… Continue reading Crab Cakes (Low-Fat)

Recipes, Snacks

Cherry Cheesecake Smoothie

This one is too good not to have its own post off of Instagram. It's filling and gave me a needed protein boost. Enjoy!

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UC Remission Status Update

Please don't mind any misspelled words or poor grammar as I type this on my cell phone. I recently had my 6 month GI visit in April and wanted to share the results. Thus far, everything is looking good. I requested a fecal calprotectin test (which apparently I'll be paying for out of pocket), and… Continue reading UC Remission Status Update