Danielle’s Digest: week of 9/27/15

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I’m back to work on my third book, and Easton is along for the ride! We’ve been having fun creating in the kitchen this week, and also playing scientists trying to figure out the differences between palm shortening brands! Scroll to the bottom to see the experiment! Easton and I are in the kitchen creating… Read more »

Throwing a Backyard Barbecue

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One of my favorite things to do during the summer is host outdoor parties. Thankfully with California weather, we’re able to eat outside 70% of the year, but the carefree nature of friends and kids getting together during the summer months is my favorite. It may have something to do with the fact that the house… Read more »

Spiralized Zucchini Pesto Pasta with Peas and Pancetta

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  I think you are going to love this simple Spiralized Zucchini Pesto Pasta with Peas and Pancetta. That’s quite the alliteration! It is so simple to prepare and is prefect for a light, summer dinner.   I used spiral-sliced, or spiralized, zucchini to create the noodles and tossed it with crispy pancetta, sweet peas,… Read more »

Tangled Thai Salad

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  I’m so excited to share this Spiralized Thai Salad Recipe with the Today Show today! Head over to their website to see the recipe and also an instructional video! Click Here to View The Recipe and Watch An Instructional Video! The recipe uses a spiralizer (or spiral-slicer) to create noodles out of vegetables and… Read more »

Tour My Kitchen : The Decor

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Shop this Photo!   I am so excited to share my special creative space with you finally! I’ll be doing a series of posts on everything from the decor, to the kitchen tools I use most, and also a peek inside my fridge and pantry! You can see the kitchen tools post by clicking here,… Read more »

Paleo BBQ Sauce

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  So many of you have asked for a Paleo BBQ Sauce recipe that is strict Paleo without the use of added sweeteners, so I converted the barbecue sauce from my books Against all Grain (page 326) and Meals Made Simple (page 250) and experimented with using dates. The smell that fills the house when you’re cooking this… Read more »

Dairy-Free Cashew Sour Cream

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This dairy-free cashew sour cream is a simple dairy alternative for sour cream when you are just really wanting something creamy and slightly sour on your Mexican food or in dips. I love to drop a dollop in my Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken Soup or Plantain Chip Nachos, or drizzle it over my Chicken Enchiladas… Read more »

Experience Life Magazine!

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I’m so excited to give you the first look at the my cover issue of Experience Life Magazine, which is on stands now! Find out which stores near you carry it here! Here’s some fun things the magazine is doing in celebration of the cover, make sure to take a look at all of them!… Read more »

Easy Gluten-Free Enchilada Sauce

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Paleo Enchilada Sauce

I created this Easy Gluten-Free Enchilada Sauce recipe to continue enjoying my beloved enchiladas! I love enchiladas. Green or red, whichever, just let me eat them. Most store-bought brands or even many recipes around the web contain gluten and vegetable oils, so this a fantastic substitute for anyone following a gluten-free or paleo diet. It’s a… Read more »