Sauteed Skillet Salmon with Vegetables - 24 Carrot Kitchen

Sauteed Skillet Salmon with Vegetables

One of the great things about wild salmon is the abundance of Omega 3 fatty acids it provides.  Omega 3’s help reduce inflammation in the body, promote healthy joints and skin and can benefit in heart health (source).  A few meals each week of wild salmon should suffice.  Lately, I have been buying wild salmon,… 

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Grain Free Fudgy Brownies - 24 Carrot Kitchen

Grain-Free Fudgy Brownies

I guess the secret is out.  With several brownie recipes on the site, I cannot hide the fact that I love chocolate and brownies.  This recipe happens to be for dense, fudgy, intense chocolatey brownies.  It is crazy delicious!  Have an event where you need to bring something … a dinner, cookout, bake sale, etc..? … 

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Basic Mayonnaise - 24 Carrot Kitchen

Basic Mayonnaise

Here is another mayonnaise recipe for you.  I really like this homemade recipe here on the blog as well.  Isn’t it nice to have options?  Yes!  Although, have you ever been faced with a decision where all the options were equally desirable and you had a tough time making your choice?   That happens quite… 

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Cinnamon Roasted Pumpkin Seeds - 24 Carrot Kitchen

Cinnamon Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

I have been reading lately that pumpkin seeds have all sorts of healthy benefits.  I know they are delicious tossed into a fresh green lettuce salad to add some crunch.  So, I have been trying to come up with different and interesting ways to incorporate them into the home culinary landscape.   These Cinnamon Roasted Pumpkin… 

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Very Berry Smoothie - 24 Carrot Kitchen

Very Berry Smoothie

Here is another great and refreshing smoothie recipe.  I have used blueberries and strawberries, but you could add another berry, such as raspberries, and I am sure it would be awesome as well.  Since we all tend to be on the go in the summer, portable drinks are optimal.  It takes but a few minutes… 

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Summer Veggie Fritatta - 24 Carrot Kitchen

Summer Veggie Frittata

A few weeks ago, while I was in eastern Long Island, I found a few awesome farms that sold organic produce.  Additionally, I found some farm fresh, pastured eggs.  So, before I left to return to Massachusetts, I stopped at the farms and purchased some zucchini, tomatoes, purple potatoes, herbs, and eggs.  Everything has been… 

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Garlic Free Pesto - 24 Carrot Kitchen

Garlic Free Pesto

In addition to my current grain free, gluten free and dairy free lifestyle, I am also following a mostly low fodmaps diet.  So, garlic is out.  Even with these restrictions, I have found plenty of delicious, amazing, fresh foods and recipes.  It may be surprising, but with a few changes or substitutions, many recipes can… 

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Mint Chocolate Chip Coconut Milk Ice Cream - 24 Carrot Kitchen

Mint Chocolate Chip Coconut Milk Ice Cream

Happy Monday!  I am pretty excited about this Mint Chocolate Chip Coconut Ice Cream that I am featuring today.  It is very creamy, a little minty, crunchy and chocolatey and just sweet enough.  I recently discovered Organic Coconut Cream in a 5.4 ounce can and have added it to a few recipes and really like… 

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Tomato Basil Egg Scramble - 24 Carrot Kitchen

Tomato Basil Egg Scramble

This easy egg scramble is amazing!  It uses fresh, summer tomatoes and fresh picked basil.  It has quickly become a favorite breakfast of mine this summer and could not be easier.  This recipe is good for 2 servings so you could cut it in half for one (depending on how hungry you are). Basically, you… 

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Chocolate Chip Almond Banana Ice Cream - 24 Carrot Kitchen

Chocolate Chip Almond Banana Ice Cream

Can you believe it is almost August?  Whoa, this summer is flying.   Being a “list” person, I usually have a list of things I want to do, accomplish, and places I want to go during the summer.  For example, one of the things on my list this year was to go to Block Island, as… 

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Chocolate Chip Cookies - 24 Carrot Kitchen

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Oh, how I love this recipe.  There are many reasons why it has become a go-to favorite.  When you are making these delicious, grain free, dairy free chocolate chip cookies, you will love that everything gets mixed in one bowl.  I use a large spoon or spatula and that’s it.  Voila. As you can see… 

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Paleo Nut Butter Fudge - 24 Carrot Kitchen

Paleo Nut Butter Fudge

One thing you will notice about most seaside vacation towns is that there is usually a fudge shop.  It is almost a tradition to get fudge on vacation in the summer.  In an effort to control the ingredients, I am making my own fudge these days.  It is more cost effective too.  I can partake… 

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Fried Plantains - 24 Carrot Kitchen

Fried Plantains

This recipe for healthy fried plantains could not be easier.  Just a few ingredients and you have the perfect addition to many dishes. As you can see in the photo above, I am using, and you will need, a “yellow” or ripe plantain.  Similar to bananas, the yellow, ripe plantain is sweeter than the green… 

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Pumpkin Waffles - 24 Carrot Kitchen

Pumpkin Waffles

Whoa, yummy waffles alert!  I have been having fun in the kitchen lately and these pumpkin waffles are proof. where do I start? Well, unbelievably, these pumpkin waffles are grain free, gluten free and dairy free.  So, they are paleo waffles only sweetened by the banana that is part of the mix.  Even so,… 

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Chocolate Banana Ice Cream - 24 Carrot Kitchen

Chocolate Banana Ice Cream

Tis the season for ice cream!  I recently made this creamy, chocolately, decadent ice cream and just had to share.  There are plenty of dairy free ice creams that can be made without an ice cream maker, but having one opens up new doors of possibilities and make the process so much easier.  I use… 

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Simple Smoked Salmon Scramble - 24 Carrot Kitchen

Simple Smoked Salmon Scramble

  If you are looking to add healthy Omega 3 fats to your life, then one great and easy way to do that is to eat salmon.  Going grain free, gluten free and dairy free has its challenges and one is keeping a good balance of Omega 6 to Omega 3 fats.  Adding smoked salmon… 

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Zucchini Brownies - 24 Carrot Kitchen

Zucchini Brownies

It’s that time of year.  All the fresh zucchini everywhere.  So delicious and so many recipes!  Today I am featuring a recipe that I have been making and tweaking recently that is finger licking good (literally). Do you like: decadent moist chocolately fudgy healthier brownies? Well, here we go.  These brownies are gluten, grain and… 

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