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...]

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...]

Paleo-Friendly Gingerbread Protein Donuts with (optional) Dark Chocolate Maple Glaze

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Paleo Friendly Gingerbread Protein Donuts with (optional) Dark Chocolate Maple Glaze YES. Fall is here and I am CRAVING gingerbread!! These protein donuts make a delicious family-pleasing treat that's actually pretty darn good for us! I made these babies in our live Challenge Class Tuesday night - we did our fat burning, body sculpting challenge workout and talked about all the health benefits of the ingredients in these fabulous donuts while I was baking them! ️ Here is the recipe - … [Read more...]