A Piece of Me

A Piece of Me

I started this site shortly after I received a terrifying diagnosis. My goal was simple. To be of service. To make life easier for people with celiac disease and other digestive disorders. Helping others was the perfect distraction. When I started out, I wanted to cheer people up, not bring them down. I realize nowRead More →

Chili Cheese Muffins

Chili Cheese Muffins

This easy gluten-free muffin recipe is made with 6 healthy ingredients and can be whipped up in a jiffy. To make my Chili Cheese Muffins you’ll need almond flour, cheddar cheese, red pepper flakes, eggs, salt, and baking soda. Really, making this savory muffin recipe is that easy! If you’ve been here before, you knowRead More →

Nut-Free Paleo Carrot Cake

Nut-Free Paleo Carrot Cake recipe

This Nut-Free Paleo Carrot Cake recipe made with coconut flour could not be simpler to throw together. You toss the ingredients in a food processor, transfer to a pan, and bake. Of course, if you’ve been here before, you know my specialty is easy paleo recipes. If you’re new, be sure to check out myRead More →

What is the Paleo Diet

What is the Paleo Diet

What is the Paleo diet? It is a nutritious real foods diet that eliminates processed foods as well as grains. The Paleo diet is the original human diet, designed by nature itself, that we are genetically programmed to eat. The Paleolithic diet, also called the caveman diet, Stone Age diet, and hunter-gatherer diet, is aRead More →

Paleo Pasta: Healthy Low-Carb Swaps for Noodles

Pasta Pasta

Most pastas and noodles contain gluten. However, even gluten-free pasta is a starchy food that can leave you with a high-carb hangover. That’s why I make my own paleo pasta, using low-carb vegetable noodles in place of wheat, tapioca, and rice noodles. One cup of wheat pasta contains 43 grams of carbohydrates, and one cupRead More →

The Dark Side of Statins

The Dark Side of Statins

Lately statins, a class of drugs utilized to reduce levels of fats, including cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood, have become big news. Why? Because they are so amazing and save lives? Actually, quite the opposite. It is the dangerous side effects of statins that are making headlines everywhere from major news outlets in GreatRead More →

What is Altitude Sickness?

Altitude Sickness

Altitude sickness is an ailment that strikes travelers who venture up into gorgeous mountain habitats, high above sea level. Those who have experienced altitude sickness, know that it is a very real, and terribly unpleasant condition, that if extreme, can be dangerous. Air is Thinner at High Altitudes The percentage of oxygen in the atmosphereRead More →

Top 10 Paleo Recipes of 2015

Best Paleo Recipes of 2015

Since I launched Elana’s Pantry in 2006, I’ve created hundreds of Paleo recipes for you. Here you will find the Top 10 Paleo Recipes of 2015. The most viewed this year, these were your favorites! Whether you’re newly gluten-free, cutting back on carbs, or just looking for healthy Paleo recipes that are super easy toRead More →

Navigating the Ups and Downs of Life

Navigating the Ups and Downs of Life

I love taking time to slow down during the holidays as everything around me speeds up. This is the time of year when the days grow short, the nights long. A period when we are designed to hibernate, sleep, and rest. As the year draws to a close, I reach for my inner stillness, goRead More →

Chocolate Decadence Cookies

Chocolate Decadence Cookies

This scrumptious Chocolate Decadence Cookies recipe is my gift to you, dear readers! I’ve been making these healthy cookies for my family for a couple of years now and they adore them. A base of rich dark chocolate, studded with pecans and MORE dark chocolate, they remind me of my Chocolate Pecan Pie in aRead More →

Hot Chocolate Mix in a Jar

Hot Chocolate Mix in a Jar recipe

This healthy hot chocolate mix in a jar is a fabulous DIY Christmas gift. I love making homemade healthy gifts for the holidays. Giving friends, family, and neighbors a homemade gift from the heart can be every bit as meaningful as something expensive. Sometimes even more so! My healthy hot chocolate mix in a jarRead More →

Cranberry Walnut Scones

Cranberry Walnut Scones Recipe

I’ve been making this Cranberry Walnut Scones recipe for the boys for the last couple of years. Since it’s become an official family favorite, I thought it was about time to share. Last week, I decided to make these Paleo scones one evening; by morning, they were gone. Scones for dessert, breakfast, snacks, whenever. BecauseRead More →

A Piece of Me

A Piece of Me

I started this site shortly after I received a terrifying diagnosis. My goal was simple. To be of service. To make life easier for people with celiac disease and other digestive disorders. Helping others was the perfect distraction. When I started out, I wanted to cheer people up, not bring them down. I realize nowRead More →

Chili Cheese Muffins

Chili Cheese Muffins

This easy gluten-free muffin recipe is made with 6 healthy ingredients and can be whipped up in a jiffy. To make my Chili Cheese Muffins you’ll need almond flour, cheddar cheese, red pepper flakes, eggs, salt, and baking soda. Really, making this savory muffin recipe is that easy! If you’ve been here before, you knowRead More →

Nut-Free Paleo Carrot Cake

Nut-Free Paleo Carrot Cake recipe

This Nut-Free Paleo Carrot Cake recipe made with coconut flour could not be simpler to throw together. You toss the ingredients in a food processor, transfer to a pan, and bake. Of course, if you’ve been here before, you know my specialty is easy paleo recipes. If you’re new, be sure to check out myRead More →

What is the Paleo Diet

What is the Paleo Diet

What is the Paleo diet? It is a nutritious real foods diet that eliminates processed foods as well as grains. The Paleo diet is the original human diet, designed by nature itself, that we are genetically programmed to eat. The Paleolithic diet, also called the caveman diet, Stone Age diet, and hunter-gatherer diet, is aRead More →

Paleo Pasta: Healthy Low-Carb Swaps for Noodles

Pasta Pasta

Most pastas and noodles contain gluten. However, even gluten-free pasta is a starchy food that can leave you with a high-carb hangover. That’s why I make my own paleo pasta, using low-carb vegetable noodles in place of wheat, tapioca, and rice noodles. One cup of wheat pasta contains 43 grams of carbohydrates, and one cupRead More →

The Dark Side of Statins

The Dark Side of Statins

Lately statins, a class of drugs utilized to reduce levels of fats, including cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood, have become big news. Why? Because they are so amazing and save lives? Actually, quite the opposite. It is the dangerous side effects of statins that are making headlines everywhere from major news outlets in GreatRead More →

What is Altitude Sickness?

Altitude Sickness

Altitude sickness is an ailment that strikes travelers who venture up into gorgeous mountain habitats, high above sea level. Those who have experienced altitude sickness, know that it is a very real, and terribly unpleasant condition, that if extreme, can be dangerous. Air is Thinner at High Altitudes The percentage of oxygen in the atmosphereRead More →

Top 10 Paleo Recipes of 2015

Best Paleo Recipes of 2015

Since I launched Elana’s Pantry in 2006, I’ve created hundreds of Paleo recipes for you. Here you will find the Top 10 Paleo Recipes of 2015. The most viewed this year, these were your favorites! Whether you’re newly gluten-free, cutting back on carbs, or just looking for healthy Paleo recipes that are super easy toRead More →

Navigating the Ups and Downs of Life

Navigating the Ups and Downs of Life

I love taking time to slow down during the holidays as everything around me speeds up. This is the time of year when the days grow short, the nights long. A period when we are designed to hibernate, sleep, and rest. As the year draws to a close, I reach for my inner stillness, goRead More →

Chocolate Decadence Cookies

Chocolate Decadence Cookies

This scrumptious Chocolate Decadence Cookies recipe is my gift to you, dear readers! I’ve been making these healthy cookies for my family for a couple of years now and they adore them. A base of rich dark chocolate, studded with pecans and MORE dark chocolate, they remind me of my Chocolate Pecan Pie in aRead More →

Hot Chocolate Mix in a Jar

Hot Chocolate Mix in a Jar recipe

This healthy hot chocolate mix in a jar is a fabulous DIY Christmas gift. I love making homemade healthy gifts for the holidays. Giving friends, family, and neighbors a homemade gift from the heart can be every bit as meaningful as something expensive. Sometimes even more so! My healthy hot chocolate mix in a jarRead More →

Cranberry Walnut Scones

Cranberry Walnut Scones Recipe

I’ve been making this Cranberry Walnut Scones recipe for the boys for the last couple of years. Since it’s become an official family favorite, I thought it was about time to share. Last week, I decided to make these Paleo scones one evening; by morning, they were gone. Scones for dessert, breakfast, snacks, whenever. BecauseRead More →