• Vietnamese Coconut Banana Ice Cream Bars

    Vietnamese Coconut and Banana Ice Cream Bars – Kem Chuối (Grain Free, Paleo, Dairy Free, Vegan)

    May Ly

    This Vietnamese Coconut and Banana Ice Cream Bars recipe is a modern twist to the traditional Vietnamese Kem Chuối dessert made with a flattened ripe sugar banana, smothered in sweetened coconut milk and sprinkled with toasted peanuts, then frozen. I grew up with this simple dessert and thought it was about time I made my own healthier version with toasted almonds and sweetened with some maple syrup instead of the refined sugar loaded version. OMG I think this tastes better than the original! Vietnamese Coconut Banana Ice Cream Bars This recipe a great way to use up over ripe bananas,…

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  • Chimichurri Roast Chicken (Paleo, AIP, GAPS, Keto)

    May Ly

    I am not exaggerating when I say this has to be the best roast chicken I have ever made or tasted, this Chimichurri Roast Chicken is the real winner winner chicken dinner. My kids favorite meal and on rotation weekly or sometimes twice weekly. Its also a favorite for my…

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  • One Pan Roast Chicken (Paleo, AIP, GAPS, Keto)

    May Ly

    Who doesn’t love a one pan meal with all the ingredients infused in the one pan and less washing?! Our current family favourite meal is this one pan roast chicken with sweet potatoes, baby carrots & radish. I’ve been using my Staub griddle in the oven for our one pan…

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  • Nana Ice Cream With Gut Healing Collagen and Slippery Elm – GAPS, Paleo, AIP

    May Ly

    One thing we always seem to have at home (and even more so now living in hot and humid Vietnam) are over-ripe bananas. They’re a bit like avocados, one day they’re just right to eat, then the next they have black spots all over them. Not such a bad thing…

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  • Vietnamese Braised Meatballs (Paleo, GAPS, AIP, Keto Friendly)

    May Ly

    I recently learnt how to make this simple braised Vietnamese meatball dish and it’s become a family favourite, especially for my middle child who started on the full GAPS diet a couple of months ago. It’s so quick and easy to make (as well as cheap!). Served with steamed vegetables…

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  • Cucumber Hamwich and Fermented Carrot Sticks

    May Ly

    This cucumber hamwich and fermented carrot sticks isn’t so much a recipe but more of a fun health snack, lunch box, party platter or after school snack idea. We don’t often have cold meats as it is hard to find pasture raised junk free ham and salami here but every…

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