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SCD Recipe: Slow Cooker Honey Lime Chicken Wings

Wings were my specialty when it was my turn to make dinner when I was a teenager. I haven’t made them in a really long time, but since I was trying to think of some Super Bowl party recipes, I figured now was a good time.


This recipe is based on my grandmother’s wing recipe. It’s not too spicy, but if you are so inclined you can add more chili powder.

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SCD Recipe: Bacon Cheeseburger Turkey Meatballs

The idea for these came to me while I was thinking of something that might be good for a Super Bowl party. These work perfectly for that or pretty much any time. They are really tasty with gooey cheese and bacon with a hint of tomato and mustard, just a like a real cheeseburger!


Wrap them in lettuce with some sliced tomatoes for the full effect.

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SCD Recipe: Italian Stuffed Pepper Rings

I’m a huge fan of stuffed peppers, but sometimes I feel like I get a ton of the meat filling and not a lot of pepper. Cutting the pepper into rings solves this problem.


For SCD – these use tomato paste and I used Pomi tomatoes for the sauce – but you can easily sub fresh tomatoes if you like.

Paleo and 21 Day Sugar Detox – works perfectly!

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SCD Recipe: Apple Dumplings

I made this recipe as a snack and quick breakfast option for the 21 Day Sugar Detox. I love these as a kind of dessert-like treat – though there is no added sweetener of any kind. Granny Smith apples are one of the only fruits allowed on the detox and when you’re used to not having sugar they actually do add a little sweetness to the diet.


Without any honey, the crust is very much like a regular pie crust. It’s a little cumbly, but very good. I will try to do some further experimenting with it in the future.

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SCD Recipe: Lime Curd with Fruit and Whipped Yogurt

Lime (or lemon) curd is a great way to use up eggs. I use whole eggs, but if you have some left over yolks you that works too. I also had some yogurt made with whipping cream left over from the holidays, which went perfectly with this.

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SCD Recipe: Cheese and Garlic Biscuits

I like trying to make different biscuit recipes. This one is one of my favorites, it has the most biscuit-like texture that I’ve made so far.

These go great with soup or chili!


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SCD Recipe: Stove Top Pumpkin Pudding

I used to always love making pudding when I was growing up, but with SCD it’s hard to do without using corn starch. I like custard, but sometimes I just want to whip up some pudding on the stove without worrying about baking.


I had some left over pumpkin in the fridge and since I had just made custard recently, I thought I would try pudding. Lemon curd served as my inspiration. I figured if eggs could thicken that up, they could thicken regular pudding too. And they did!

This is perfect served yogurt made from whipping cream – if you haven’t had that yet, I totally recommend it.

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SCD Recipe: Baked Fruit and Yogurt

What do you do when you realize you have unused strained yogurt in the fridge and a ton of frozen fruit in the freezer?

Make up a new recipe!


This works nicely for breakfast, dessert, or a snack.

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Canned Tomatoes and the Specific Carbohydrate Diet

SCD and canned tomatoes – do they go together?

The short answer is no, but not so fast….

Canned tomatoes are not allowed on SCD typically, but there are brands, like Pomi (pictured below) that have no additives, artificial flavors, or preservatives. The only ingredient is tomatoes. Pomi is not GMO and the box is BPA free.

One of the main reasons Elaine Gottschall disallowed canned tomatoes (and other veggies) is because she was afraid of deception in food labeling. Please scroll down on this list of questions and you’ll find her answer about canned vegetables. Labeling laws have improved since the time of Breaking the Vicious Cycle and these questions.

My fellow blogger Comfy Tummy also found that Italian law mandates the food labels show any ingredient even if it’s a trace amount.

That all being said, I’m curious to know what other SCD followers think about using canned tomatoes. We all know how time consuming making sauces from fresh tomatoes can be and this could be a huge time saver.

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