Author Archives: ALM Tree

About ALM Tree

Bachelor's degree in biology-chemistry; Masters in public health. Science nerd (and proud of it!). Wine-o, beer snob, and foodie! Always has a sense of humor and looks on the bright side.

Sugar Free, Dairy Free Chocolate!

Hey ya’ll! Here is the recipe you’ve all been waiting for! Being sugar free, dairy free, soy free, and gluten free is anything but easy. Chocolate was the first thing Jacob asked me to figure out. After one week of … Continue reading

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Sugar Free Puppy Chow

It’s that time of year again – time for Christmas cookies!! This year, like every other year, we’ll be traveling for at least part of the holiday. Thanksgiving is with my parents in Rochester, MN and post-Christmas (hospitals don’t shut … Continue reading

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Speight-Spinden Wedding

I had the opportunity to bake for a wedding a few weeks ago. The couple, a friend of ours from church, wanted a gluten-free, dairy-free, and soy-free 6″ chocolate cake (for cutting) and 3 dozen chocolate cupcakes, both with chocolate … Continue reading

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Indian Bean Soup

This soup was a part of my (doctor-ordered) cleanse I did earlier this year … twice. The soup is amazing. It’s got a few new ingredients in it, but it was such a wonderful flavor and made quite a bit, … Continue reading

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God Made Me Beautiful. He Made You Beautiful, Too!!

I don’t often share about God’s blessings, but that is about to change. Today, I was attacked by the enemy. He was telling me that my body is too fat and that I’ll never get down to do my goal … Continue reading

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Confession

So, for about 2 or 3 weeks, I’ve fallen off the Paleo band-wagon. It started small … popcorn at work. Corn tortillas at a Mexican restaurant. And lots of sugar. Well, it didn’t take long for the side effects to … Continue reading

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UPDATE

Wow! It’s been several months … okay, JANUARY … since I wrote the last post! So much has happened in 8 months. This update will comprise everything from health to food to business and work. I’ll try to keep it … Continue reading

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