Moringa Lactation Bites

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I've been meaning to post this recipe for weeks now and I've even told some of you that it was being posted weeks ago, so if you were waiting for this recipe, I sincerely apologize. If you are pregnant, breastfeeding or know someone who is, then you must share this recipe for … [Read more...]

Paleo Chicken Pot Pie

Paleo Chicken Pot Pie from

I love pot pies, who doesn't though? It is the ultimate cold weather comfort food. Last winter, I started perfecting my Paleo version of a Pot Pie. I made it with both leftover Thanksgiving turkey and rotisserie chicken and both worked out just fine. I also tried parsnips … [Read more...]

Paleo Chocolate Pudding Pie

Paleo Chocolate Pudding Pie from

A couple of weeks ago I found myself in need of a relatively quick dessert that would feed a group and could be made in advance. My husband suggested I make a double batch of my Paleo Chocolate Pudding and make some interesting toppings to bring along but pudding just didn't seem … [Read more...]

Paleo Cashew Pancakes

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My husband and son are major pancake lovers. MAJOR. They could happily eat some type of pancakes with bacon or sausage and fruit every day for breakfast and never get bored. Me, on the other hand, I get bored with food and like to continually switch things up. Even though I do … [Read more...]

Paleo Quiche with Chorizo and Spinach

Paleo Quiche with Chorizo and Spinach from

When I set out to make a savory version of my Paleo pie crust, pretty much the only thing I had on my mind was to make the ultimate Paleo Quiche. I really love quiche and it is one of the foods I've been missing the most (right behind Trenton Style Pizza from DeLorenzos). At … [Read more...]

Crispy Spiced Chicken Livers

Crispy Spiced Chicken Livers from

Before you run away screaming, hear me out. I know, it's chicken livers. They are crispy and spiced but, still, liver. There are some people who genuinely enjoy them, but I think it's fair to say the majority of us just are not instant fans. I know for me, I grew up around … [Read more...]

Vegan Coconutty {Grain Free} Granola

Paleo Granola Recipe from

The last couple of years I've really gotten into making homemade gifts. This year my two homemade gifts were supposed to be this Paleo Granola Recipe and my Homemade Chinese Chili Oil. My son, however, fell madly in love with this granola and pretty much forbid me from taking … [Read more...]

Paleo Pumpkin Pie

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If you follow me on Instagram or Facebook, you may remember me posting some pictures of this Paleo Pumpkin Pie as I was testing the recipe the weekend after Thanksgiving. Essentially what happened is that I attempted to make a Paleo (Grain Free, Gluten Free and Dairy Free) … [Read more...]

Salted Maple Cashew Clusters Recipe

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Things have been so busy lately. I don't know if it's just that it is the holidays or I have piled too much on my plate but I have been feeling a bit overwhelmed the last couple of weeks. For the most part, I am pretty good with time management and organization but lately I … [Read more...]

Paleo Pie Crust

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While we kept our Thanksgiving menu relatively simple this year,  it was a no-brainer that we were definitely going to have Pumpkin Pie for dessert. With this being our first holiday season eating grain-free and gluten-free, I was a bit stumped as to what type of pie crust to … [Read more...]

Rosemary Mixed Nuts with Cranberries

Rosemary Mixed Nuts from

Sometimes it's the most simple dishes that are the most successful. Like these Rosemary Mixed Nuts with Dried Cranberries! Last week, we hosted a small Hanukkah party for my son, some of his friends and their parents. I told my son he could invite four of his friends. This was … [Read more...]

Chocolate Mug Cake {Paleo}

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Are you making "mug cake" yet? I first saw this idea on Pinterest (of course right?) a couple of years ago and have tried my hand at  it a bunch of times. Most of the recipes I've seen are based on regular flour so I set out to make a couple grain-free versions and today am going … [Read more...]

Paleo Blueberry Muffins

Paleo Blueberry Muffins from

About a week ago, we wrapped up our final day of blueberry picking for the season. At $1.50 per/pound for local, organic berries, the "You Pick" farm close to me was the deal of the summer! This last time though, the bushes are pretty barren, picked over and the berries that … [Read more...]

Paleo Pesto Meatballs

Paleo Pesto Meatballs from

Meatballs are just plain old comfort food for me. Growing up we had spaghetti and meatballs at least once a week, it was always topped with a lot of Locatelli, accompanied by a big salad and sometimes even garlic bread. My grandmother used to make her meatballs first thing in … [Read more...]

How To Make {Good Tasting} SunButter

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Have you ever made really good homemade Sunbutter (aka - sunflower seed butter)? If not, you are in for a treat! As a long-time peanut butter lover (understatement), I have really picky ideas of what sunbutter should taste like. I have made a bunch of variations on this recipe … [Read more...]

Paleo Pesto Recipe

Paleo Pesto Recipe from

Summer is here (it feels so good to say that!) and in my house that means one thing -- Basil Pesto. You might remember we talked about it last year at the end of the summer when I posted my Lightened Up Basil Pesto. I grew basil plants all summer just to make homemade pesto … [Read more...]

Six Easy Vegan + Paleo Sweet Treats

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This post is for all of you with a sweet tooth who just need a little something every couple of days or so, but don't want to give in to eating junk. Here are six Paleo friendly sweet treats, 5 of which are also vegan (as long as you buy vegan chocolate) and low in Weight … [Read more...]

{Paleo} Oven-Fried Chicken

Paleo Oven Fried Chicken Recipe. Grain Free Oven Fried Chicken from

We need to have a talk about my husband. It's kind of a big deal and has been an on-going problem since I started exploring eating Grain-Free. It's the Oven Fried Chicken. Remember this recipe? Yep, that one. The one I was on TV demoing this past weekend (video coming … [Read more...]

{Paleo} Weeknight Salmon Cakes

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Salmon Cakes are somewhat of a comfort food to me.  Growing up, at least one lunch a week was either a salmon cake or a fish cake. Where we lived, this was commonplace and also something that my grandmother loved to eat for lunch and to feed to us. While the childhood salmon … [Read more...]

Thai Spiced Cashews

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We are huge nut lovers in this house, especially seasoned nuts. I have found that seasoning some high-quality nuts is always a great bite to have out at parties and when having people over for dinner. Last year I posted these Curried Pistachios and as we discussed on Monday, … [Read more...]

Lightened Up Basil Pesto

Lightened Up Basil Pesto from

Everyone and their mother has a recipe for homemade Pesto. It really isn't that hard to make, but like most simple dishes with a few components, it's all about the quality of the ingredients. This version keeps it traditional while  lightening it up. Most Pesto's are 4 Points … [Read more...]

Dark Chocolate and Almond Haystacks

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Do you keep a stash of chocolate in your house? I would like to but it just doesn't seem to want to stay put. I mean, it could be a certain toddler I know or his Daddy constantly going into the chocolate drawer and nibbling away but I am not naming any names. I have taken to … [Read more...]

Full Until Lunch Power Muesli

Full Until Lunch Power Muesli from

This is one of those things I am embarrassed that I have been buying for so long. This takes all of about two minutes to make. Yep, it is seriously that easy. The really hard part about Muesli is deciding what ingredients to blend together. Now that part can take hours. … [Read more...]