Category Archives: All Recipes

SCD Yogurt in Instant Pot, 24 hour fermented lactose free

SCD yogurt has to be fermented for 24 hours to be SCD legal. In the process, the bacteria converts the lactose to digestive enzymes and protein. The amount of probiotics in SCD yogurt is estimated to be 50 times more than store-bought probiotics tablets. One spoonful in the early stages is enough to build a tolerance for this super powerful “medicine” in a cup. Personally, I find it easiest to prepare the yogurt in my 3 quart instant pot. [You know you love my videos,…

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instant pot onion soup vegan

Instant Pot Onion Soup – SCD Legal Gluten-Free Vegan

This recipe is for onion soup, legal for the SCD diet and other restrictions. It is entirely dairy free, grain free, gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan. I did not name it “French Onion Soup” because I won’t serve these in ramekins from the oven, or breadcrumbs. Here’s all the flavor of your favorite soup without the fluff. Done in less than 30 minutes. 1/4 cup oil 3 medium Spanish onions 5 bay leaves 3 cloves garlic ½ cup vinegar Salt, pepper, white pepper to taste *You…

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Oven Roasted Parmesan Crusted Asparagus

Asaparagus is a springtime garden vegetable most notable for being an excellent source of fiber, folate, vitamins A, C, E and K, as well as chromium, a trace mineral that enhances the ability of insulin to transport glucose from the bloodstream into cells.  Asparagus is also used for preventing stones in the kidney and bladder and anemia due to folic acid deficiency. Asparagus is a vegetable that pairs beautifully with fish, chicken, and as a standalone snack. Crusted with Parmesan cheese, you have added protein with your veggies. Directions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees Wash, and spread…

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Oral hydration Solution Electrolyte Drink

Necessity is the mother of inventions, and I finally found an oral hydration electrolyte drink recipe that keeps me hydrated! If you’re tired of spending money on low sugar gatorade, and don’t want to drink the chemicals, then try making an electrolyte drink yourself, using simple ingredients that you already have in your house. I made a type of lemonade recipe (with regular salt). I mixed in my favorite juice on top of the water (grapefruit juice). I’m happy to report that with the added…

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“Queer Eye” Roasted Cauliflower with Parsley Avocado Green Goddess Dip

Essential fats are so important for our brain. But for for bariatric patients, the ratio of fat to protein is critical. Up those fats, give your brain the food it needs, and prevent muscle wasting while  you lose weight. Cauliflower is an excellent source of Vitamin K, which keeps your bones healthy and also prevents losses in bone mineral density which could lead to osteoporosis. Post-op WLS patients must make sure to load up on these essential vitamins and minerals. This dish is so simple.…

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Salmon with Jewish Chrein dressing

Happiness is a freshly baked slice of salmon fish drowning in “chrayonnaise” – an evovled Jewish fusion food: beets, horseradish, and mayonnaise! Going, going, gone! What is chrein? The versatile beet condiment that is best when topping gefilte fish. The horseradish masks the fishy taste. Mixed with equal parts of mayonnaise, you have this gloriously colored dish that will help your fish go down. Making your own is super easy, and it freezes well for a year. Just peel and cook beets, and add raw…

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Protein Squash Breakfast Muffin Bread Egg Sandwich

If you have 2 minutes to put the ingredients together, this breakfast muffin will not disappoint! Scramble an egg and chop prepare a salad while the muffin is baking. Ingredients: 2 tablespoons pumpkin puree, or mashed cooked vegetable such as butternut squash, etc.  (may be replaced with oil if desired) 2 tablespoons coconut flour 1 egg beaten 1 tablespoon coconut milk carton or can, or milk, or milk substitute 1/4 teaspoon baking powderDirections: Spray a a coffee cup or soup mug  with non-stick oil spray…

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10 minute marinated-pickled beef flank steak in instant pot

{{unknown}}10 minute marinated-pickled beef flank steak in the instant pot, with video recipe  below. Now, go buy some steak! This mouthwatering medium-rare meat will taste like pickled deli that has been marinating in brine. Realistically, a few simple paleo/gluten-free, and SCD legal ingredients were used: 1/2 onion, 1 lb premium angus flank steak, apple cider vinegar, salt, pepper, honey, 3 bay leaves. Five minutes of onion sauteed, plus ten minutes cooking time. I do not apologize for chewing in your ears! Nutrition Facts for Angus…

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Pineapple Meatballs with Protein Powder, 17 grams protein, 340 calories

This sweet meatball recipe with protein powder to hold the meat together instead of flour or breadcrumbs. For this recipe, I use lunch buddies cups because they are easier to find with no sugar added than the ordinary canned varieties.  I also use ground beef chuck rather than lean beef, so that I have all the fats that I need from this meal. Ground beef chuck comes from the shoulder and neck area of the cow and is usually very fatty but also has an…

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Steelcut Oats Chocolate Chip Cookies, 3 grams protein, 108 calories each

You really want to grab a cookie and run to do your errands. Well, then why not? This one has protein and all the flavor you need, plus the chocolate you might crave. The oats offer a gluten-free alternative to flour and still add protein.  With the bananas, you don’t need to use eggs, making this a vegan staple. Finally, in this recipe, I used cashew butter which has the mildest nut taste, for those who are not wild about peanut butter but still want…

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