Life After Aila

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  This blog has given me a place to share a piece of myself in an effort to help others. When I was first diagnosed with my autoimmune disease and later found I needed to do a complete overhaul on my diet, I felt extremely alone. So I began writing recipes and sharing them on… Read more »


Almond Pulp Double Chocolate Cookies

Almond Pulp Cookies - Danielle Walker's Against all Grain

  Did you know you can use up your leftover almond pulp to make cookies? I decided to work my way back into the kitchen slowly, and after the popsicles Asher and I made, I decided to make a fresh batch of almond milk. I always save the pulp in hopes of making something out of it,… Read more »


Homemade Almond Milk

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I use almond milk frequently in my recipes, especially when I am looking for something on the lighter side compared to coconut milk. I’ll be honest, I used to fall into the mindset that making it homemade was time consuming and defaulted to buying it at the store far too often. Until I actually get… Read more »


Guest Post: Paleo Cajun Burger

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When I heard Danielle’s news, my heart broke for her and her family. As a mother, there are some things in life you just expect to be absolutes, and when something this tragic happens, it changes your life permanently. The grace and the strength you have shown during this time only show what an incredible… Read more »


Watermelon Pineapple Ice Pops

Danielle Walker's Against all Grain : Watermelon Pineapple Popsicles 3

  I am starting to venture back into cooking and blogging. Something I have actually missed dearly since pouring all of my recipes, creativity, and time into my second book. I’ve also been taking a little break since we first found out about Aila’s condition, but I am really finding some joy being back in… Read more »


Crockpot Thai Beef Stew


  Thank you all for your condolences, messages of encouragement, and for donating to Aila’s fundraiser after my post last week. We are taking things day by day, and some are better than others, but your support has been an integral part of our healing process so far. We are going to keep the fundraiser open… Read more »


Aila Jane Walker | June 24, 2014

Aila Jane Walker - ©Danielle Walker

To my dear blog readers and fans- We want to thank you deeply as a family for your support after my post about our daughter Aila’s (AY-luh) condition. We are so appreciative of all of the hundreds of thousands of you who already loved our sweet girl and held her in your hearts before she was… Read more »


Guest Post: Crispy Fried Bananas

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As a mom to three boys, I write this post with an aching heart and with my arms (virtually) wrapped tight around Danielle and her family. Danielle, you are beyond brave to share with us what your family is enduring. Please know that you are such a bright light in the world and truly a… Read more »


Guest Post: Sweet Plantain Guacamole


One of my favorite things about the paleo/primal/scd community is our love and support for one another. We are all in this movement to make an impact on lives all over the world and empower people to get and stay healthy. Accomplishing that goal comes in many shapes and sizes and one of them is… Read more »


Guest Post: Bacon Biscuits

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When Danielle told me her sad news, I was completely brokenhearted for her. As a mother to three girls I have so much empathy for what she must be going through. I wanted to do a guest post here today to give Danielle and her family time off while they go through this difficult period…. Read more »


our hearts are breaking


photo ©2007-2014 jchanders   please read the updated posts Aila’s Birth and Life after Aila I am writing the hardest blogpost of my life today to fill my dear readers and acquired family in on some extremely sad news that has taken over our household, and are asking you to join us in prayer. Ryan and I picked out our… Read more »


Guest Post: Glazed Pork Tenderloin


Jenny from Paleo Foodie Kitchen is back with another easy weeknight meal with this Paleo Glazed Pork Tenderloin. Please welcome Jenny and if you like what you see here, make sure to take a look at her blog for more recipes and her previous guest posts here.   I consider pork tenderloin as the other white meat when… Read more »


Cinco de Mayo Recipes

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  With the temperatures rising in many parts of the US (it was 92 here yesterday!), I’m starting to think about recipes that have the bright and bold flavors I associate with the Summer. Mexican dishes are exactly that, and we love to enjoy them all summer long. Cinco de Mayo is coming up so… Read more »