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Recipe: Flourless Chocolate Cake (Passover, Paleo, GAPS) post image

Passover is a Jewish holiday that begins at sunset on the 14th day of the Jewish calendar month “Nisan.” In Jewish homes, the Passover celebration includes eating unleavened bread. The reason for this is because during the Exodus from Egyptian bondage the Jews left Egypt… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Cassava Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies (Paleo) post image

Some of the best things in life are simple. Here is a simple, cassava flour chocolate chip cookie that can satisfy any cookie lover (like myself). Now that we have moved into a more Paleo diet, I have added the use of cassava flour. I… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Grain Free Chocolate Chip Squash Cupcakes (Paleo, GAPS) post image

This week I made an abundance of winter squash and realized I've never combined it with cacao. What a great way to offer a grain free child a healthy treat! There are some people who shun any attempts to hide vegetables in other foods like… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Chocolate Squash Mini Cupcakes (Paleo, GAPS) post image

It takes just one rainy day and I start to get that craving for winter squash. This time I cooked an acorn squash and used it to bake these cute little mini cupcakes for a treat! When baking with coconut flour, you always need something… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Flourless Chocolate Berry Tart (Paleo, GAPS) post image

You may be surprised at how easy it is to bake without flour. This delicious tart is just one example of flourless baking that is appropriate for GAPS and Paleo dieters. Of course this is a treat for a holiday or other special occasion. This… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Grain Free Chocolate Chip Cookies (Paleo, GAPS) post image

Sometimes I'm in the mood for a simple chocolate chip cookie. I hate to try to buy any gluten free cookie because they have a lot of different grains and starches that I do not want to eat. These cookies are simple, easy to make… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Decadent Triple Chocolate Flourless Brownies (Paleo, GF, DF) post image

Just one look at these brownies and you will say "decadent"! And they are. But, they have no flour and they are not overly sweet. It's all about the chocolate. If you have a gluten-free, dairy-free child – this is the perfect treat for upcoming… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Homemade Chocolate Buttons (Paleo) post image

If you hunt around, you can still find these candy "buttons" that, back in the day, were made of sugar and food coloring. As a kid, I loved to bite them off the paper! But as an adult in the age of chemicals, I cringe… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Grain Free Double Chocolate Freezer Pie (Paleo, GAPS) post image

It was my husband's birthday this past week and I wanted to make a special treat for him. He loves the chocolate pudding I make for him and I wanted to incorporate it into the dessert. This recipe is as decadent as any you could… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Chocolate Plantain Macaroons (Egg-free, Paleo) post image

Have you noticed my obsession with plantains lately? I've been adding green plantains to my diet for the resistant starch. The ripe plantains, when they become black, are sweeter and good to use for a dessert or treat. Even though they do not have as… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Raw Double Chocolate Hazelnut Squares (Paleo, GAPS) post image

What with Valentine's Day around the corner, I thought you might like to try a treat that has totally helathy ingredients. This treat doesn't have any of those nasty additives like high fructose corn syrup and it is not sickeningly sweet. Made with coconut spread… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Raw Frozen Chocolate Crust Bites (GAPS, Paleo) post image

My raw chocolate crust is so tasty sometimes I just want to eat that and not the filling! My family members actually request that I make just the crust! Well, here it is – a quick and easy grain free, raw crust in a form… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Decadent Black Cherry Chocolate Tart (Paleo, GAPS) post image

With all the cherries coming in I just had to figure out a way to use them in a dessert. Cherries and chocolate make a perfect combination and this no-bake, grain-free chocolate crust is so easy and quick! Your family will devour this treat! Cherries… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Coconut Berry Parfait with GF Chocolate Crust (Paleo, GAPS) post image

Summer and it's time for some healthy and refreshing desserts and snacks. I LOVE this as a snack or dessert. It is actually very filling and oh so satisfying! Gelatin is a Healthy Food Gelatin is made from the bones and skins of animals and… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Grain-Free Chocolate Banana Brownie (GAPS, Paleo) post image

Keeping to a grain-free diet can be challenging at times. Do you get anxious when you have sudden guests or kids asking for a snack? This is a recipe you can whip together in the blink of an eye for those unexpected visitors. If you… Click to Continue →