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Chocolate Cupcakes with Strawberry Frosting (Paleo, Nut-Free) and a Virtual Baby Shower

June 29, 2015

Chocolate cupcakes with strawberry frosting provide a wonderfully fun indulgence during strawberry season. Many of you have requested a nut-free version of my reader-favorite Grain-Free Chocolate Cake, so I’m excited to give you a new nut-free and grain-free chocolate cake recipe you can use for cupcakes or as a layer cake! Today I’m joining with […]

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Healthy Frozen Treats and a Summer Fun Giveaway

June 18, 2015

When the heat kicks in, it’s always fun to have some healthy frozen treats on hand! Today, I’ve got some fun recipes for you including: Homemade Firecracker Pops, Orange Creamsicle Pops, and Cherry Limeade Pops. I like to use fresh fruit and raw juice because it increases the nutrient value and makes the pops more […]

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Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookies (Grain-Free, Paleo)

June 2, 2015

Last week my daughter Abby got into a conversation with a classmate about who could make the best cookies. They decided to do a bake-off and bring the cookies to the end-of-school party, letting their classmates vote on their favorite. The teacher handed them this recipe and told them both to use it for the […]

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Lemon Icebox Pie (Grain-Free, Paleo)

May 26, 2015

Lemon Icebox Pie really packs in the flavor for a simple southern staple. The filling has just four ingredients and bursts with the freshness of lemons while sitting atop a delicious graham cracker crust. My Grandma made this pie each time we visited my grandparents in Louisiana when I was a kid. It brings back […]

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S’more Bars (Grain-Free, Paleo)

April 16, 2015

There’s not many things that come close to the indulgence of chocolate, graham cracker and marshmallow. It’s an iconic classic and today we’re going to take it up a notch with homemade S’more Bars. The recipe takes a few extra steps, but it’s totally worth it! The bars have a

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Shamrock Shake Recipe

March 16, 2015

The idea of a Shamrock Shake sounds nice, but I’m not a huge fan of the ingredients. Here is some of what you’ll find in the McDonald’s Shamrock Shake: Nonfat Milk Solids, Corn Syrup, Dextrose, Artificial Vanilla Flavor, Sodium Phosphate, Carrageenan, Yellow 5, Blue 1, and Red 40. Recreating American favorites with unprocessed ingredients in […]

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Molten Lava Cake (Grain-Free)

February 9, 2015

Molten lava cakes are a great way to pamper your special loved one on Valentine’s Day – or really any time you have company coming – because most of the work is done ahead of time. After you mix the batter and pour it into the ramekins, the cakes

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Chocolate Ohs (Grain-Free, Paleo) and Everyday Grain-Free Baking

January 27, 2015

My sweet friend Kelly from The Nourishing Home has released a fantastic new cookbook titled Everyday Grain-Free Baking. This book includes all the basics in one place: Easy Everyday Bread, Garden Herb Crackers, Blueberry Lemon Scones, Raspberry Crumble Bars, pies, cakes and more! The recipes are simply laid out and my kids have enjoyed loads […]

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Chocolate Swiss Roll Cake (Grain-Free, Paleo)

December 16, 2014

Back in the 80’s the chocolate Swiss roll cake was a big deal. When I was four, I remember poring over my mom’s food magazines and dreaming of a chocolate roll filled with sweetened whipped cream (I was also a bit obsessed with the Martha Stewart cookbooks, perhaps foreshadowing what was to come later in […]

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