Nutritious Chocolate Mint Smoothie (Paleo Style)

I know, I know…I am a couple days late with this one! I had planned to have this post ready for St. Patty’s Day, but unfortunately (or not:)), I drank this delightful smoothie before I gave myself a moment to take a picture. So, I just promised myself another smoothie the next day…and the next. πŸ™‚ Yes, I have had three of these since March 17th, but I am not...

GARLIC: A Powerful Ingredient in Your Kitchen (Guest Post by Sarah from Abundelicious)

I would like to introduce my friend, Sarah, the Founder and CEO of Abundelicious! Sarah is a Certified Holistic Nutrition Counselor and is passionate about helping individuals pursue a life of balance and wellness. She has tremendous wisdom in the area of health, and shares a little today about garlic! Enjoy learning about all its benefits, and make sure to try the recipe at the end of this post! *********************************************************************************************************...

Paleo Sweet Potato Brownies Topped with Ganache and Cassava Root Chips (Grain-Free, Egg-Free)

So, I tried something a little new today, and I seriously was incredibly pleased with the results of these ultra gooey, flavorful, and nutrient-rich brownies! πŸ™‚ I am so excited for you to try these! They are very similar to the Gooey Goodness Brownies on my blog, but there are a few changes. For the sake of simplicity, I am going to post this slightly altered recipe for you. Enjoy...

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins (Paleo Style:)

These muffins are absolutely divine. πŸ™‚ 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...

Savory Butternut Squash Soup

The cold weather is here, and that means it’s time to start gathering all of my soup recipes. πŸ™‚ There is something soothing to me about holding a cup of soup in my hands, curling up, and savoring every bite. Well, that is probably true of many of us, isn’t it? πŸ™‚ I have found several to savor, but this one is at the top of my list. I love...

Homemade Coconut Milk

In my journey of wellness, I have found that there is one particular pantry staple that is essential: good ol’ coconut milk. πŸ™‚ What I have also discovered is that I don’t love the fact that many coconut milks contain stabilizers and thickeners which I believe take away from the nutritional value of the product. In fact, a common ingredient now found in store-bought cartons of “dairy milk substitutes” such...

Apple Pie (Grain-free, Dairy-free, Soy-free, Egg-free, Nut-free, Paleo)

I am excited about this one, especially with Thanksgiving so quickly approaching! For many people with various food allergies, sometimes the holidays can be quite challenging, especially when having to avoid so many of the treats they used to enjoy. Wait no longer. πŸ™‚ Here is one that is sure to please your guests! It is free of the common allergens, but it certainly is not “taste-free”. This recipe is...

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...

Homemade, Nutrient Rich Bone Broth

I wish I could take credit for this amazing recipe, but it is quickly becoming a more popular recipe amongst health circles. Known for its amazing health benefits, homemade bone broth is full of calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, and collagen. It is extremely beneficial for a strong immune and digestive system, as well as excellent for the joints, skin, nails, and hair. It is great for both children and adults, can...

Pumpkin Coconut Patties

As I continue to celebrate fall, I find myself making more pumpkin recipes these days! In the spirit of the season, I want to share a few more fall delights for you so that you have delectable treats to savor. Enjoy this recipe that is simple, yet healthy and completely guilt free. Go ahead. Grab two cookies! Ingredients: 2 cups shredded coconut 1 cup pitted mejool dates, packed 2/3 cup...