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Coconut Buckwheat Pancakes

January 24, 2016
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The first snowfall of 2016 and we end up with a blizzard. I’m happy to be snowed in because it  gives me time to get quiet, write and catch up on some work. The other thing it allows for is cooking and meal prep. I whipped up some buckwheat groats and soup. But what would […]

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Lavender Blueberry Cherry Crème Glacée

July 9, 2014
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I’ve been craving Lavender everything lately! Maybe it’s all the talk about traveling to France that provoked my taste buds.Since it’s been extremely hot and humid I decided to make some homemade ice cream to cool off. This was the  perfect opportunity to use some Lavender Tea buds I was given recently and add more […]

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Tipsy Banana Blueberry Bread

December 17, 2013

What to do with those over ripe bananas? Make pancakes or bread. This recipe like all the ones I post here are a no-brainer, very easy, quick and of course delicious! This banana bread recipe has a twist that will make you a bit tipsy! Enjoy every bite because it’s gluten-free, paleo and healthy!   […]

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Sweet Plantain Pancakes

August 7, 2013

Aaah, the plantain, cheap, sweet and delicious and yes, healthy!  Growing up plantains were always a staple in our kitchen and if your Latin American, most likely in yours too. They are originally from Southeast Asia, but have become a staple food of Latin American countries in the Caribbean, Central, and South America.  Plantains can […]

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Slim Spinach & Artichoke Dip

February 1, 2013

Superbowl Sunday is around the corner and in America it’s one of the biggest days for eating. How will you stick to your weight loss and healthy lifestyle journey? Try giving your food a makeover- starting by  slimming  down the dip with this delicious paleo recipe.   Spinach and Artichoke Dip     Ingredients 2 […]

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Coconut Cacao Protein Balls

January 6, 2013

I satisfy my sweet tooth with these raw protein balls. Easy, nutrition packed little gems. Get creative with the ingredients, play  and best of all enjoy guilt free goodness!   Ingredients 1 cup almond flour 1 scoop of your favorite vanilla  protein powder 1/4 cup sesame seeds 1/4 cup chia seeds 1/4 cup raw cacao […]

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Paleo Sweet Potato Gratin

November 20, 2012

Sweet Potato Gratin No grains or dairy needed to make this creamy Paleo gratin. Perfect for Thanksgiving!   Serves: 6+    Ingredients 2 lb sweet potatoes (about 2), peeled and sliced ⅛th inch thick 1 shallot, sliced thinly ¼ cup almond flour 2 tbl coconut butter 1½ cups coconut milk ⅔ cup pumpkin puree ½ […]

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Raw & Paleo Apple Tart

November 20, 2012

Delicious Apple Tart Raw and healthy! This delicious apple tart will make a great addition to the dessert table. *Any leftover filling makes an unbelievable oatmeal topping. Enjoy!! Serves 8 Crust: 1 cup raw almonds 1 cup raw pecans ⅓ cup unsweetened shredded coconut 4 dates 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ¼ teaspoon sea salt Filling: […]

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Red Cabbage Asian Salad (Paleo)

September 18, 2012

A rich mouth-watering and nutritious free radical fighting salad that incorporates all the nutritional benefits of red cabbage, apples, almonds and apple cider vinegar. Light, fresh and crisp this is an easy and  delicious way to celebrate late summer. Red cabbage is a member of the nutrient-dense cruciferous family and a great source of  vitamin […]

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