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Pumpkin Custard

If you want to embrace the pumpkiny nature of Thanksgiving, but making a pie seems too daunting, then this pumpkin custard is the perfect easy dessert that will delight your diners with both presentation and flavor! It can be prepared in individual serving glasses, or in one large glass dish, with the same, festive results! … Continue reading

Garden Fresh Zucchini Bread

Garden Fresh Zucchini Bread

Got a bunch of zucchini from your garden you can’t use up? This Paleo zucchini bread is the easiest way to use them up while also satisfying your sweet tooth. Moist and tender, it’s a delicious afternoon snack or breakfast option. While this is great just from the oven, it’s even better the next day, so don’t be afraid to make it in advance.
This recipe was updated 10/15/15. … Continue reading

bananalicious banana bread

Bananalicious Nut-Free Banana Bread

This recipe is “bananalicous” and easy to make. Co-staring with bananas is sunflower seed butter, which adds a pleasing nutty flavor to Paleo quick breads without the use of actual nuts. Of course, if you have some almond butter or some other nut butter on hand, go ahead and use it. All nut and seed butters are interchangeable in this recipe. … Continue reading


Nutella Inspired Cookies

If you like Nutella, you’ll love these cookies!  They contain all the flavor of the beloved Italian hazelnut-chocolate spread without the refined sugar, dairy, soy or artificial flavors.  My local supermarket carries hazelnut flour but if yours doesn’t you can purchase it on-line, or substitute almond flour for a delicious chocolate chip cookie.

1 serving = 2 cookies

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strawberry-coconut candy

Strawberry Coconut Candy

These treats can be made with any type of freeze-dried fruit throughout the year but they’re particularly nice for Valentine’s Day as an alternative to all the chocolate out there. If you don’t have a heart shaped candy mold, you can use any other shape or a mini muffin pan.

1 serving is 4 candies. … Continue reading


Double Dark Chocolate Muffins

A perfect treat for your celebrations: Valentine's Day, Single's Awareness Day, birthdays, or just a desperate need for chocolate. They're decadent, oh-so-moist, and taste like a luxurious version of the most expensive piece of chocolate cake you've ever had.

Serving size is 1 muffin. … Continue reading