Tag Archives: Paleo

Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Pancakes

chocolate chip pancakesGaby woke up from a nap one day this week and in the sweetest little voice ever, asked for pancakes for her snack.  I didn’t have any on hand in the refrigerator and didn’t have the heart to tell her no… So, naturally I pulled out my mixing bowl and started whipping her up some pancakes!  I aim to please!  While I was mixing away, I saw her out of the corner of my eye digging around in my baking drawer where I keep all of my baking ingredients.  There she stood with a big smile on her face holding a bag of chocolate chips!  She’s a girl after my own heart! Continue reading

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Perfect Tomato Sauce

tomato sauceThis tomato sauce couldn’t be easier or tastier!  It’s my go-to sauce for everything pasta…pizza…or bread!  My favorite dinner is: buy some crusty bread, smear the inside with lots of garlic-butter, bake it until it’s warm and crusty, tear it apart and dip it into this sauce with a nice glass (or two) of cab…O-M-G!  Perfect dinner!!!  Who needs meat and pasta when you have bread and sauce?! Continue reading

Sweet & Sour Cauliflower

sweet and sour cauliflowerI must be totally honest here and say one thing about CAULIFLOWER.  It’s not my favorite vegetable.  I’m really not a big fan of it at all.  Although, I do love it if it’s riced or mashed and smeared with a ton of cream and butter.  Other than that, I rarely buy it.  As of late, I’ve had this “problem” with buying things just because they’re on sale. (Please don’t ask Omar about this.)  I don’t know what it is about that SALE sign or sticker, but I’m a sucker for it.  All that to say… Whole Foods had their organic cauliflower on sale this week and I couldn’t resist buying it.  I tried not to look at that sale sign, but it screamed my name! Continue reading

Dark Chocolate Pecan Pie Bars

pecan pie bars2Let’s chat about these bars… Are they not just the cutest!?  Yes, a dessert bar can be cute if you didn’t know!  I’m not going to insult your intelligence by calling these “healthy” just because they’re vegan, gluten free AND paleo…. BUT…. they’re a LOT more healthier than your typical pecan pie ingredients!  And here is why…….. Continue reading

Lemon Butter Green Beans

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Don’t you love it when a recipe you’ve been thinking about for a while comes together perfectly the very first time you make it!?!  THAT is something that makes me very, very happy!!!  All that to say – if you need a perfect side dish for an upcoming Christmas gathering, dinner or party – look no further… These babies are a crowd pleaser and they’re so easy to make!!!   Continue reading

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