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Cocoa butter cookies

Want weekly grain free recipe ideas? Subscribe to my newsletter.Coconut oil is super hot right now, but let me introduce you to an equally exciting but lesser known fat, cocoa butter.  And I’ll show you how versatile it is. Cocoa Butter is derived from the fat of the cocoa bean, the magical pod responsible for […]

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Plantain smores “nachos”

Who doesn’t love the gooey, communal experience of eating nachos with their hands? Even Paleo peeps can enjoy nachos by swapping corn chips for savory (green) plantain chips.   And because plantain chips are so versatile, you can also use them to make dessert nachos. It’s a novel and fun idea that only takes a […]

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Double chocolate chip muffins

This time of year is all about celebrating, socializing and indulging in treats. Feeling left out due to food allergies or dietary restrictions is no fun. Baking diva, Brittany Angell, is on a mission change that. She wants everyone to indulge in healthy, allergen-free, Paleo treats. Her new book Every Last Crumb: Paleo Bread and […]

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butternut squash ice cream

Butternut squash ice cream

For years I couldn’t follow recipes, so I never used cookbooks. So I taught myself to cook, 10 years ago, through improvisation. I didn’t even know I was following the Paleo diet too heal my IBS, I thought it was a magical diet my dietician came up with. Because of my experimental nature I was […]

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Butternut squash soup with apple and sage

This delicious and comforting soup is the marriage of seasonal fall produce, savory herbs and meat and gut healing bone broth. The unusual combination of sweet apple, butternut squash, bacon and sage satisfies cravings for sweet and salty. The ingredients are so flavorful it doesn’t need any spices other than salt. The apple does not […]

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Persimmon cranberry sauce/jelly

When you are in the midst of making many dishes for Thanksgiving it’s tempting to buy cranberry sauce or jelly from a can. It’s not the healthiest option. Canned cranberry sauce is made with refined sugar and thickened with commercial thickeners. The big secret is that cranberry sauce can be made in about 15 minutes. […]

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Crab cakes from Paleo Mediterrenean cooking

The cover of Mediterrenean Paleo Cooking is as blue as the Mediterranean waters and shows a succulent chicken tajine dish in a clay pot, like something you’d eat at an exotic Algerian restaurant while traveling. Some of these dishes come directly from the upbringing of Algerian chef Nabil Boumrar, who includes family recipes in these […]

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2 minute Banana “oatmeal”

Oatmeal is one of those comforting and easy comfort breakfasts that people tend to miss on the Paleo diet. The best way to give up something you really like is to substitute it for something you like just as much. This sweet, creamy, grain-free version of oatmeal can be prepped in a couple of minutes […]

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