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 CoookingΒ - 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...]

Healthy Chicken Nuggets and “Cream” of Broccoli Soup

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Try this delicious new recipe! Welcome to my kitchen! I'm getting ready to do some food prep for the week, and I wanted to share one of my favorite new recipes. I started making these healthy chicken nuggets last year, and I've been getting creative with dishes that they go well with. You'll love the slightly spicy and sweet flavor of the nugget batter - feel free to experiment with other spices. You could add chili flakes to make them spicier or go an entirely different direction with … [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...]

Paleo-Friendly Pumpkin Spice Latte Bread (gluten free, grain free, dairy free)

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I could eat this bread for breakfast, as a snack, with soup at lunch, with a green smoothie, on the side at dinner....it's that good - and super versatile. Try topping it with some ginger butter (recipe below), one of my favorite immune-boosting Fall secret weapons. The ingredients in this bread - particularly the spices - are exactly why I love having it this time of year. The season changes, it gets colder and our bodies don't always adjust quickly. It's a busy time, with school … [Read more...]