Moringa Lactation Bites

Moringa Lactation Bites from www.EverydayMaven.com

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...]

How To Make Maple Bacon (in the Oven)

How To Make Maple Bacon from www.EverydayMaven.com

This is not a new idea or even a remotely difficult thing to do. Making maple bacon in the oven couldn't be any easier. You simple baste some thick cut bacon in pure maple syrup, cook for a bit, flip over and baste the other side and finish cooking. Simple to execute but so … [Read more...]

Spicy Nacho Kale Chips {Vegan, Paleo}

Spicy Nacho Kale Chips from www.everydaymaven.com

Kale chips are a regular occurrence in my house. I started out making them plain but have evolved to making these Spicy Nacho Kale Chips as well as a handful of other variations. Since I love spicy food and have a serious love / hate with all foods cheese related, I started … [Read more...]

Paleo Peppermint Patties

Paleo Peppermint Patties from www.everydaymaven.com

You may have noticed that while I don't post a tremendous amount of desserts, I do have a thing for making candy. I am not sure when it started but for the last couple of years, I regularly find myself making some type of homemade candy every couple of weeks. These Paleo … [Read more...]

Mini Mocha Macaroons

Mini Mocha Macaroons from www.everydaymaven.com

Macaroons are a somewhat regular thing in my house. They are easy (read: dump everything in a bowl) to prep, don't take long to bake and can be endlessly flavored and customized. My son, who just turned four, loves to mix the ingredients in and can usually be counted on to help … [Read more...]

Vegan Hot Chocolate

Vegan Hot Chocolate from www.everydaymaven.com

We have had a cold snap for the past week or so and have finally had to turn our heat on. Now, I know that most of the US and Canada has been buried under snow and ice, so I don't expect you to feel bad for me in any way, shape or form. But, whenever it gets really cold, I like … [Read more...]

Paleo Chocolate Pudding

Paleo Chocolate Pudding from www.everydaymaven.com

Let's get one thing out of the way - this Paleo Chocolate Pudding is freaking awesome but there is a catch. It's silky smooth, light, and incredibly airy with a deep taste of dark chocolate. You don't taste the coconut milk at all (I know that matters to some of you!). The … [Read more...]

Vegan Coconutty {Grain Free} Granola

Paleo Granola Recipe from www.everydaymaven.com

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...]

Salted Maple Cashew Clusters Recipe

Cashew Clusters Recipe from www.everydaymaven.com

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...]

Rosemary Mixed Nuts with Cranberries

Rosemary Mixed Nuts from www.everydaymaven.com

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...]

Old Bay {Parsnip} Fries

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Parsnips are underrated and a really useful fall and winter vegetable. One of my family’s favorite ways to eat them is "french fried", doused with Old Bay Seasoning aka Old Bay Parsnip Fries! Plus, these Old Bay Fries are Gluten Free, Vegan, Paleo, Low-Carb and Whole30 … [Read more...]

Chocolate Mug Cake {Paleo}

Paleo Chocolate Mug Cake from www.everydaymaven.com

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 www.everydaymaven.com

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...]

Triple Berry Popsicles

Triple Berry Popsicles #SummerofThePopsicle from www.everydaymaven.com

Popsicles are one of Summer’s greatest joys for me. They are so easy to make. You can make endless combinations, swap ingredients, get creative and have nearly instant frozen treats on hand. They can please even the pickiest popsicle fanatics. We have an bottomless supply of … [Read more...]

How to Make Kombucha

How to Make Kombucha from www.everydaymaven.com

Kombucha wasn't something I instantly fell in love with but when I did fall, I fell hard. Initially, I wasn't crazy about the slightly sour and fizzy taste. Maybe I just tried the wrong brands or wrong flavors? But I kept trying different ones and then something snapped for … [Read more...]

How To Make {Good Tasting} SunButter

How To Make Sunbutter from www.everydaymaven.com

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...]

Six Easy Vegan + Paleo Sweet Treats

easy vegan paleo desserts from www.everydaymaven.com

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...]

Nut Free Paleo Cookies

Nut Free Paleo Cookies from www.everydaymaven.com

A couple of months ago, my family started down the road of eliminating gluten and most grains from our diet. This was no small undertaking and a huge sea change for us as we were used to baking and cooking with all kinds of whole grain flours. I will admit that it was somewhat of … [Read more...]

Mini Vanilla Macaroons

Mini Vanilla Macaroons from www.everydaymaven.com

Last week I was at my cousin's house for a potluck style party. There was a great variety of food and drink going around with most of it disappearing quickly. Luckily,  I managed to snag a couple of these amazing mini macaroons that one of my girlfriends brought. I wasn't able … [Read more...]

Thai Spiced Cashews

Thai Spiced Cashews from www.everydaymaven.com

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...]

Spiced Carrot Mini Bundt Cakes

Weight Watchers Carrot Cake by www.EverydayMaven.com

Whew, this recipe is a long time coming! Months and months ago I signed up to participate in the Bundt of the Month - a group of food bloggers who are posting their creative "Bundt of the Month" recipes based on a pre-selected ingredient or theme for each Month hosted … [Read more...]

{Vegan} Winter Chai Tea

Vegan Chai Tea Recipe from www.everydaymaven.com

This post is seriously overdue. I know I promised it last week so I apologize. Things have been a bit hectic between the holidays, family life, social events and a very cool little project I have been working on for you and plan to release next week (stay tuned!!) You may … [Read more...]

{Whole Wheat} Gingerbread Biscotti

Whole Wheat Gingerbread Biscotti from www.everydaymaven.com

Happy 12/12/12. What a cool potential wedding anniversary or birthday right? Today is also the big reveal day for The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap 2012. Just a fun little holiday event where hundreds of food bloggers bake and send homemade cookies across the country to each … [Read more...]

Dark Chocolate Covered Date Cups

Chocolate Covered Date Cups from www.everydaymaven.com

Let's talk candy. My favorite junk candy usually includes some type of chocolate, caramel or nougat and often nuts. Whenever I have to make those difficult choices, like pick one piece of candy, I always reach for a dark chocolate salted caramel. Usually from this store. I … [Read more...]

Triple Almond Chia Pudding

Almond Chia Pudding from www.everydaymaven.com

So, you guys know how I have a toddler right? Well, toddlers are a little bit insane eaters. One day, he loves broccoli, the next day he can't even hear the word. One day, it's peanuts and raisins for a snack, the next day it is insulting to offer such a disgusting … [Read more...]

Dark Chocolate and Almond Haystacks

Dark Chocolate Haystacks from www.everydaymaven.com

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...]