Paleo “Girl Scout” Cookies

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By now, you’ve all seen them, those cute little girls standing outside just about every local business in their adorable uniforms, selling their boxes of cookies – yes, it’s Girl Scout Cookie time! For anyone who has sworn off those gluten and sugar filled “treats”, this time of year can be rough. Let’s be honest, […]

The Perfect Snack: Apple Pie A La Mode Pudding

Apple Pie Pudding

Apple Pie A La Mode Pudding Erin Van Genderen The saying, “as American as apple pie” does not fit into the tenants of the Paleo lifestyle. It’s arguable that the forefathers of the United States considered some other, traditional, more nutrient-dense food to be the hallmark of their new country – and yet, the saying […]

Honey and Wasabi Salmon


  Honey and Wasabi Glazed Salmon This sweet and spicy Asian style salmon can be made in a matter of minutes. Serve with your favorite woked vegetables, or atop a large green salad. Ingredients 4 TBSP White Wine or Apple Cider Vinegar 2 TBSP Honey 1 TBSP Coconut Aminos 1 tsp fresh Ginger Root, peeled […]

Strawberry Ice Dream from Rachel Albert

Strawberry Ice Dream

  Strawberry Ice Dream Shared from The Ice Dream Cookbook: Dairy-Free Ice Cream Alternatives with Gluten-Free Cookies, Compotes & Sauces by Rachel Albert (Planetary Press, 2004), with permission from Rachel.   Hands-on: 25 minutes Churning: 20 to 25 minutes Yield: 4 1/2- 5 1/2 cups; 8 servings Look for small, organic strawberries grown as as close […]

Ginger Lime Chicken Bites

Ginger Lime Chicken Bites

  This amazingly simple and delicious recipe is from the bestselling book, The Healthy Gluten Free Life, by Tammy Credicott. While the book is not Paleo, about 100 of the 200 recipes in the book are either already Paleo-friendly, or can easily be converted. This is just one example of the quick and easy, yet […]

Ceviche Verde: Guest Recipe from Fed&Fit


  Ceviche Verde Howdy! I’m Cassandra, the blogger behind Fed & Fit, dropping in to share one of my most favorite dishes of all time, Ceviche Verde. Ceviche Verde, or “green” ceviche, is a light, flavorful, restaurant-quality dish you can easily prepare at home. The fish in ceviche is cooked by way of an acidic […]

Almond Butter Bark

almond butter bark

Another super quick recipe that can help satisfy any “sweet” cravings you might have. And if you can’t do nuts, you can substitute sunflower seed butter for the almond butter. Ingredients 1/3 cup coconut oil, softened 1/4 cup almond butter* 2 TBSP coconut flakes 2 tsp honey Sea salt Dark chocolate Process Mix all ingredients […]

Macadamia Nut Bars

Macadamia Bars

The perfect portable snack bars for when you’re running around.  While these are made with macadamias, you can replace them with walnuts, pecans or almonds if you’d like.  Dried cranberries work great in place of cherries.  This is definitely a recipe you can get creative with! Ingredients 8 Medjool dates, sliced in half, pits removed […]

Cherry Tomato Salad


Simple, real ingredients. Quick. Easy. Refreshing. Ingredients (Dressing) 2 TBSP red wine vinegar 1 TBSP olive oil 1/2 tsp coarse sea salt 1/8 tsp ground pepper Ingredients (Salad) 2 pints, halved cherry or grape tomatoes 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion 2 TBSP finely chopped fresh parsley Process Whisk together dressing ingredients and set aside. […]

Bay Shrimp and Veggie Salad


Quick and easy, this salad makes a ton of food that tastes great the next day. If it lasts that long. Ingredients (Salad) 2 cups wild bay shrimp, rinsed & drained (from US Wellness Meats) 1 cup diced cucumber 1 cup diced celery 1 cup diced radishes 1 cup diced roma tomatoes 1 cup sliced […]