Chocolate Chip Coconut Bars (Grain-free, Nut-Free, Delicious!)

I recently discovered this recipe from Living Healthy With Chocolate and decided to give them a whirl. Why not, right?! I had all the ingredients in my pantry, so I proceeded with excitement. The recipe that I have posted here contains a few modifications, just because I wanted to add a little of my own creative ideas, but I can guarantee you that the original recipe is absolutely delicious too!!...

Coconut Peanut Butter Stuffed Date Truffles

My love for chocolate, peanut butter, and dates inspired me to give this recipe a whirl, and all I can say is, “Wowza!” These are AMAZING. I am not even kidding; you need to have made these yesterday. Not only are they delicious, but they are an excellent choice for a treat. Dates are packed with nutrients: fiber, potassium, iron, B vitamins, and vitamins A and K, just to name...

Guest Post by Gorilly Goods: An Interview with a Vibrant, Local Organic Food Manufacturer

It is my pleasure to introduce to you today, Chris, the Co-Founder of the delicious, crunchy snacks, Gorilly Goods. Not only are they delicious, but they are snacks which you can feel good about as they are packed full of nutrition. Enjoy learning more about Gorilly Goods, and don’t forget to take advantage of the February PROMO at the end of this post! Give the Gorilly Goods a try for...

Honey Sweetened Cupcakes with Buttercream

Mmmmm….cupcakes. Let’s admit it. Most of us are huge fans of this tasty treat. Yet, many times, cupcakes are filled with loads of sugar as well as gluten. Where do we find a tasty substitute that still tastes like a cupcake? Well, let me tell you that I have a delicious cupcake recipe to share with you today from another “nutrition-minded” blogger. I recently discovered this dessert from Erica over...

Protein Packed Peanut Butter Cups

This past week, my precious sister was in town to visit for the Thanksgiving holiday, and boy, do I miss her sweet presence, as well as that of her family, now that she has traveled back home to her place. Amongst the many things that we enjoy doing together, one of them is eating chocolate, and we definitely made sure that we tried a few good treats from the kitchen...

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins (Paleo Style:)

These muffins are absolutely divine. 🙂 Yummy, moist, and full of chocolate, this delicious recipe is not only easy to whip up, but they are full of nutritious ingredients! I originally found these muffins from Juli over at PaleoOMG, and then I tweaked it slightly. I am giving you the recipe with my modifications, but feel free to head on over to the PaloOMG blog to check out the original...

Gluten-Free Caramel Corn (Without Corn Syrup!)

Every once in a while, a bowl of caramel corn sounds pretty delightful, doesn’t it? I definitely have had my cravings for it, that is for sure! 🙂 Yet, the downside of most caramel corn recipes is that they call for corn syrup (corn starch that is broken down into glucose). Many corn syrups also add high fructose corn syrup, which definitely has it’s health risks. To avoid using this...

Homemade Plantain Crackers

Okay…I am addicted to these. Seriously! I love them. I discovered this recipe from The Paleo Mom about six months ago, and I have made them several times. I will admit that my early batches did not turn out as well, and it took some time to play with the mixing times, the oil amount, the baking times, etc. Here are some things I have discovered: 1) Take time to...

Mom’s Chocolate Chip Cookie (Made Gluten-Free)

Today, I am letting you in on my mom’s (passed down from my grandma/Oma) no-fail chocolate chip cookie recipe! Keep reading, because it is not too often people share those secret family recipes, right?! I think you will be quite pleased. Since going gluten free several years ago, I have had quite a bit of fun taking recipes and transforming them into dishes or treats without the added allergen. 🙂...