• 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 as they are considered GAPS friendly with black spots since the most of the starches have converted to sugars and they are great baked into my Chocolate Banana Breadย recipeย or peeled and stored in the freezer for banana ice cream (nana ‘nice cream) or smoothies. Banana ice cream is a one…

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  • Grain Free Energy Bars (Paleo, GAPS with Nut Free Option)

    May Ly

    I often get asked how to start the transition over to a real food / paleo lifestyle for the family and the best tips I have from my personal experience is to initially replace just one meal a day (breakfast was easiest for me as you can also eat breakfast…

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  • Coconut and Chia Pancakes 5 Ingredients (Paleo, GAPS, Grain free and Dairy free)

    May Ly

    If you have been following my blog for a while, you know how much I love these 2 ingredient sugar banana pancakes (see recipeย here) which give the batter a much thicker consistency than the standard bananas, just adding some shredded coconut and chia seeds really changes the texture and flavour.…

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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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  • Lemongrass and Kaffir Lime Chicken Wings (Paleo, GAPS, AIP)

    May Ly

    Chicken wings are one of our family favourite’s and these fresh lemongrass and kaffir lime chicken wings are a hit whenever we are hosting or bringing a dish to potluck. They also taste great at room temperature so they make a great party platter that you can leave on the…

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  • Baked Plantain Chips 3 Ways (Paleo, AIP)

    May Ly

    Plantains are a little hard to find in Vietnam but if you can get your hands on some green plantains (which can be difficult as they ripen so quick over here in the heat), these crunchy plantain chips are so good and stay crunchy the next day if you have…

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