Well Being Ginger Shots

My son Jacob wants to start a whole30 with me on May 1st… He loves taking my ginger shots when he is sick and I thought I would make him a special ginger shot to give him an immune boosting kick that will help get him through a whole 30!  

1/2 cup organic ACV 

1/2 cup local honey 

2 inch piece of fresh ginger 

Juice of 1 organic lemon

2 teaspoons turmeric 

Pinch of cayenne pepper 

  • Blend !!! 
  • Take 3-4 shots a day  
  • Store in air tight jar in refrigerator 


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Chicken, Sweet Potato & Pesto Casserole Skillet 

I love days when I have all the time in the world to play in the kitchen and come up with dishes my family will love! Earlier I made a delicious Cauli Mac & Cheese … I won’t be posting the recipe (not paleo) but you can find the recipe on my Instagram @fergiesbites !   This recipe is hearty and amazing ! Make a day before bake day of.  

2 cups cooked chicken, chopped 

2 sweet potatoes, peeled and sliced on mandoline 

1/2 onion, sliced on mandoline 

3-4 tablespoons oil 

1/2 cup pesto 

1/2 cup coconut milk 

3 eggs

8 oz Kerrygold Cheese, grated 

  • Toss sweet potatoes and onions in oil, spread on parchment covered sheet pan and bake in 375 oven until tender and slightly brown. 
  • Allow to cool when done. 
  • In a bowl whisk together pesto, coconut milk and eggs. 
  • Begin layering in a well seasoned, greased, cast iron pan.. 
  • Pototoes and onions, chicken, cheese…. Continue layering until potatoes cheese and chicken are used up… (Save some cheese for the top) 
  • Pour the pesto, coconut milk and egg mixture right over the top… Spread evenly and top with cheese. 
  • Bake in a 350 degree oven for 35-40 minutes uncovered!!! 

Don’t forget to kiss the cook! 

   

  

     

  

  

Crackin Carrot Cake 

  

I had such a craving for carrot cake today! I thought of it all day! I came so close to buying a nasty generic piece of carrot cake at the grocery store, but I resisted! So I literally through this together and it’s perfect! Just perfect! 

1 cup coconut sugar 

1 cup coconut oil 

1/2 cup maple syrup 

3 eggs 

2 tablespoons vanilla 

1/2 cup almond milk 

2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 

1/2 cup carrot purée 

1 cup ottos cassava flour 

1 cup sweet potato flour 

3 tablespoons ground flaxseeds 

1 tablespoon cinnamon 

1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 

1 teaspoons baking soda 

1/2 teaspoon sea salt 

2 cups shredded carrots 

1/2 cup shredded coconut 

1/2 cup natural white chocolate chips (optional) 

  • In your mixer cream the coconut sugar and coconut oil. 
  • Add the maple syrup and eggs one at a time. 
  • Turn off mixer and add the almond milk and apple cider. 
  • In a separate bowl mix all of the dry ingredients. 
  • Turn the mixer on low and add the dry ingredients followed by the shredded carrots, carrot purée, coconut and white chocolate chips. 
  • Bake in a 350 degree oven until center is firm and toothpick comes out clean.  Allow to cool.  

   

 

Pancake Bread 

I’ve been playing in the kitchen all morning trying to find a nut free, coconut free, gluten free bread that my children will actually eat!!! If it even remotely taste gluten free my girls won’t touch it! I keep thinking about what my kids like, thin, chewy, soft and delicious ! So I thought… Pancake!!!!  You will be amazed! 

1 cup cassava flour 

1 cup sweet potato flour 

2 teaspoons baking powder

1 teaspoons baking soda 

1 teaspoon sea salt 

1/2 teaspoon onion powder 

1/2 teaspoon xanthan gum 

2 eggs, slightly scrambled 

1 1/2 cups milk, almond, hemp, rice

1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar 

1/4 cup melted ghee 

1 tablespoon honey 

   

     

  • Combine dry ingredients. 
  • Combine wet ingredients. 
  • Mix the two gently but do not over mix. 
  • Cover the batter and allow to rest for at least 10 minutes. 
  • Heat a cast iron skillet and brush with melted ghee.
  • Using a medium cookie scoop, scoop a nice sized dollop and spread out a bit. 
  • Cook until the edges are nice and bubbly. 
  • Flip and cook until both sides are nice and golden brown. 
  • Makes 12 pancakes. 
  • You can use as a vehicle for hamburger, sandwich, breakfast sandwich honestly go crazy!