Tag Archives: gluten-free

Sweet Potato Goat Cheese Bites

by in Appetizers, Recipes December 26, 2018

2 large sweet potatoes cut into 1/4 inch rounds 2 tbsp olive oil kosher salt and pepper 4 oz goat cheese (warmed to room temperature) 2 tbsp unsweetened almond milk 1 tsp rosemary (or alternate savory spice blend) Preheat oven to 425. In a medium bowl, combine goat cheese, milk and rosemary until smooth and creamy. […]

Spiced Pecans

by in Holiday, Recipes December 26, 2018

1 1/2 cups raw pecans 2 tbsp pure maple syrup 2 tbsp organic coconut oil, melted 2 tbsp organic coconut sugar 1 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp ground ginger 1/4 tsp allspice Preheat oven to 350. Mix all ingredients together. Place on a cookie sheet and bake for 15 minutes, stirring every 5.

Must Try Pizza

by in Dinner, Recipes October 2, 2018

Enjoy this recipe on your pizza crust of choice OR use my cauliflower crust for a healthier option. 2 small sweet white onions 2 cloves garlic, chopped 2 tbsp goat cheese 1/4 cup fresh grated parmesan cheese 2 large handfuls organic arugula 1 tbsp olive oil Place sliced onions and garlic in a cast iron pan. […]

Simple Banana Bread

by in Desserts, Recipes September 18, 2018

Over-ripe bananas? Time to make some bread! 1/2 cup coconut flour 1/2 cup almond flour 3 eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 ripe bananas 3 T melted coconut oil 3/4 tsp baking soda Mix dry ingredients in a bowl and set aside. Add eggs, bananas, coconut oil, and extract into a mixer ( I use […]

Peanut Oatmeal Cookies

by in Desserts, Recipes September 11, 2018

1/4 cup coconut oil 1/3 cup maple syrup 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup natural peanut butter 3 cups gluten-free oats 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 cup dark chocolate chips or raisins Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl combine maple syrup and coconut oil until creamy. Add eggs, vanilla and baking soda. Mix well. Add peanut butter and stir. Finally stir in the oats […]

Sweet Potato Protein Muffins

by in Recipes, Snacks September 5, 2018

1 medium sweet potato, cooked and mashed 3/4 tsp cinnamon 1/8 tsp cardamom 1/4 – 1/2  tsp pink Himalayan salt 2 tbsp vanilla protein powder 1/4 tsp baking soda 1 large organic egg 1 tbsp local honey 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 2 tbsp raisins 1/4 cup chopped walnuts Preheat oven to 375.  Combine sweet potato, […]

Turmeric Cauliflower Rice

by in Recipes, Side Dishes September 17, 2017

The environment we live in promotes inflammation in our bodies. Any time you have chronic inflammation in the body, it is not a good thing. We need to be aware of this and be including foods in our daily diets that are anti-inflammatory. This dish is easy to make and delicious for lunch, dinner or […]

Paleo Cookie Snow Day

by in Blog Posts, Food & Nutrition January 22, 2016

Like most of the East Coast, it is a SNOW DAY here in Charlotte! Reminder to self: time to hang out with our neighbors, do some cooking, baking and enjoy the kids and their friends being home. Here is a recipe that was shared with me at a women’s church dinner a couple of weeks ago. Usually, […]