Dark Chocolate Mousse (dairy free, Paleo)

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Dark Chocolate Mousse It was a Saturday night and I had Maddie (the awesome creator of MadWellness) over at my place. We were in a celebratory mood after having just watched our friend Jessica take 1st place and win her pro card at the WBFF Denver competition. Jessica has been working nonstop for the past 6 months - between school, bartending and training it was a wonder she got any sleep! We were screaming so loud there is no way they weren't going to pick her haha. In … [Read more...]

Paleo Macadamia Chocolate Chip Cookies

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3 Step Cookie Domination: Make the cookies. Stack the cookies. Eat the cookies. This fabulous recipe comes from my good friend George of Civilized Caveman Coooking - who co-authored a fabulous cookbook - The Paleo Kitchen - with Juli Bauer of PaleOMG last year. They have some awesome recipes, and this cookie one is one of my faves! I had an exceptionally good week of exercise and eating - did my food prep, stayed on top of drinking my ginger lemon tea nightly, had my greens and … [Read more...]

Delicious Detox Dessert: White Chia Grapefruit Ginger Cups

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This dessert packs a powerful punch whether you're looking to detox, boost your immune system, or add a delicious, healthy new dessert to your repetoire! It takes very little time to make, you can do everything in the food processor - and hey, if you can't find white chia seeds this works great with black too. Why might you want to think about including foods with detoxifying or internally cleansing properties? Number one, the powerful nutrients in the ingredients I used to create this … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Pie Tartlets with Coconut Cream (paleo and vegan friendly)

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Happy Holidays! Do you have a favorite holiday dessert? Mine has ALWAYS been pumpkin pie! I've definitely made some changes to the recipe we had as kids...but it still tastes just as amazing as always. This year, I wanted to do something creative with my pumpkin pie, so I turned it into tartlets.... You're going to absolutely LOVE this variation - it basically means MORE crust...and this crust is a variation of my famous Perfect Nut Crust that friends tell me they could just eat by … [Read more...]

Sweet Potato Bourbon Pie (paleo friendly, gluten and dairy free)

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This Thanksgiving, I wanted to share one of my absolutely favorite pie recipes with you.... One that's EASY to make, Tastes AWESOME, Impresses EVERYONE with its gourmet appeal and, Is incredibly good for you! Not only do I love the texture this silky sweet potato pie comes out to, the crust you're pairing it with will likely become one you'll want to try with other recipes. This crust took me about a month to get right but it was so worth it! I do different versions of it now … [Read more...]