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Paleo pumpkin macaroon (pumpkaroon)

Want weekly grain free recipe ideas? Subscribe to my newsletter.The pumpkaroon started as a dessert experiment for dinner guests. This was the third time that week that we had company over for dinner so I was tired of cooking. Yes, it happens even to me. So I needed to make a quick and effortless dessert […]

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Plantain crust cashew cream pie

My pie obsession has hit a new level of easy and healthy. I bring you plantain crust pie held together with nothing but fried plantains and grass fed gelatin. Not only is it tasty and good for your gut (because of the gelatin), it’s also pretty sturdy and held up well under the cashew cream […]

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Pumpkin bread pudding bars

I tried to resist all last month, but in October, resistance to pumpkin season is futile. Giving in means enjoying Thai Pumpkin curry, pumpkin pie baked into an apple shell and my new favorite, pumpkin bread pudding bars. What gave this pumpkin bread a bread pudding-like texture (minus the bread of course) is doubling the […]

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Mini apple honey cakes

Honey cake is traditionally served on Jewish New Year. It’s made with wheat flour and sweetened with sugar and honey. I challenged myself to make a Paleo version. It’s not hard to do this. The trick is to replace wheat flour with a one to one ratio of blanched almond flour. Of course I made […]

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Fig & coconut dessert “sushi”

Sushi has always been my favorite thing to eat. And it inspired this unique dessert. I know that raw fish isn’t everyone’s speed but this raw dessert is much less controversial. It’s Paleo and vegan. You can even serve it to a raw foodist. After eating sushi I always want dessert, but the desserts served […]

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Sardine salad dressing

You might have heard how good sardines are for you. But you still can’t bring yourself to try them. Or you love sardines and are looking for more ways to indulge in this nutrient dense food. I’ve got you covered with my latest recipe. Why not turn sardines into a flavorful salad dressing that somewhat […]

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Hemp seed butter cookies

The super chewy and soft texture of these cookies are amazing thanks to the oiliness of the hemp seed butter. If you can’t find hemp seed butter locally, you can buy some here. Or if you can get the same texture by substituting tahini. Of course it will have a different taste, but it will […]

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Shrimp dumpling recipe

The Paleo Mom (Sarah Ballantyne) never fails to impress. She’s a science brainiac, a Paleo and health educator and a genius in the kitchen. Sarah specializes in Autoimmune Paleo (AIP) cuisine, a protocol used to heal food allergies and leaky gut and manage autoimmune conditions like Hashimoto’s, Chron’s, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Lupus. Aside from the […]

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Tuna poke & cauliflower rice

Yesterday (September 22) was the first day of fall, but the Internet has been flooding with pumpkin recipes for several weeks. The stores are already stocking Halloween candy and putting up Halloween decorations. San Francisco is having its typical Indian summer, so I can’t get into the fall mood just yet. I am enjoying lighter […]

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