Gooey Goodness Brownies with Avocado Mousse Frosting

If you want a bite of chocolate goodness, keep reading. This recipe is worth every bite. Not only is it tasty, but it is filled with nutrient dense ingredients and healthy fats as well. Plus, they are egg-free, gluten-free, and dairy free. I think I found a winner recipe for my son’s birthday cake, and I am so excited!! Enjoy the gooey treat (and don’t feel one bit guilty!). Ingredients...

Paleo Upside Down Banana Cake (AIP Friendly)

I had a craving for banana this week but wasn’t satisfied with my normal treat of bananas and sun butter or bananas and chocolate. I wanted a little more flare. πŸ™‚ The result was the following recipe; I loved it, and I think you will find it quite delightful as well! πŸ™‚ Paleo Upside Down Banana Cake (AIP Friendly) Banana Cream Layer: 2 bananas, mashed 6 mejool dates 1/4 teaspoon...

Savory Butternut Squash and Leek Dish (AIP Friendly)

I made a new discovery today: I love leeks! In the midst of trying to use up all of the extra veggies I received this week from our co-op share, I decided to try something new. πŸ™‚ I am so glad that I created this dish; it is a winner and an easy side for the fall as well (although I obviously still enjoyed it on this particular day in...

Oatmeal Creme Pies (Without the Oatmeal-AIP Friendly)

I am so excited about these! I ran to the store last night to pick up more ingredients for…um…my third batch in one week. πŸ™‚ Hey…let’s be honest. We have all had those treats that we have made multiple times in a week, right?! πŸ™‚ These are so tasty. Plus, they are great for anyone following the autoimmune protocol. πŸ™‚ Read more about the autoimmune protocol here. Enjoy! πŸ™‚ “No”...

Homemade AIP (Autoimmune Protocol) Friendly Mayonnaise

This recipe is a winner! πŸ™‚ Are you looking for a simple, homemade mayo, with only four ingredients? Not only that, but this recipe is completely AIP friendly for anyone who needs to follow the autoimmune protocol. Read more about the autoimmune protocol here. Enjoy! πŸ™‚ 1/3 cup avocado oil (You can use olive oil, but it will change the taste. I would strongly encourage you to pick up a...

A Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free Childhood Treat: Homemade Pop Tarts

I remember going to the grocery store with my mom as a child and licking my lips as I walked past the frozen food section and spotting the Pop Tarts. Oh,how I desired these boxed pastries so badly each time I would see them stacked so perfectly in the case. Now, what child does not like Pop Tarts? I remember wishing and hoping that my mom would buy these for...

Why Grass-Fed Meat?

In my quest to share the passion I have for wellness and healthy living, I have talked with several women who are looking to make positive changes, but don’t know where to start. I agree. It can oftentimes seem incredibly daunting with the wealth of information out there. While I am not saying that much of the information is invalid, I do believe that we can quickly become quite overwhelmed...

Nutrient Packed Banana Bread with Maple Frosting

Every mommy has at least one recipe that she uses so frequently that she could make it in her sleep. (Wouldn’t that actually be great if we could do that?! Breakfast ready to go before we even entered the kitchen in the morning…Whala!) In all seriousness, though, I don’t know what I would do without this one. I love it because it is incredibly easy (the kids can help too!),...

Chicken Sausage and Kale Chip Pizza (with Cauliflower Crust)

Gluten-free, paleo, low carb, healthy, stinkin’ amazing…Yep, you have all of that lip smackin’ goodness with this recipe. I have wanted to try making a cauliflower crust pizza for quite some time, and today I finally put this together. Wow. I was amazed at not only how tasty it turned out, but also how easy it was to put together. This is definitely one for the books, and I most...

Paleo Chocolate Frosting (or Topping)

Oooh…this is good, and it is just in time for summer. Who doesn’t love a little chocolate sauce on top of her ice cream? The great thing about this sauce is that it is tasty (No kidding!), but also, it only contains 2 ingredients–good quality chocolate (I prefer Enjoy Life chocolate chips or chunks) and full fat coconut milk. That’s it! It’s tasty, and actually, it is a super healthy...