Paleo Salted Caramel Fig & Chocolate Tart


Dessert, Gluten-free, Paleo

Thick gooey caramel layer on a bed of dark chocolate, dried figs, sprinkled with corse sea salt all encompassed by a cinnamon, crunchy crust, this little dessert will satisfy all of your cravings!           I actually developed this recipe this past spring while I was living in France- a period in […]

August 30, 2018

Paleo Hazelnut Brownie Cookies


Dessert, Gluten-free, Paleo

Warm, decadent cookies made with raw hazelnuts and dark chocolate, reminiscent of brownie bites, these cookies will have you coming back for more! In my heart, I will always be on team chocolate chip cookies. I can say without a shadow of a doubt, that I will go to my grave, believing that chocolate chip […]

August 9, 2018

Butternut Squash, Bacon & Kale Quesadillas


Gluten-free, Paleo

Quesadillas with a kick. The butternut squash filling is spicy, nutty, and comforting, that is perfectly complimented by savory bacon and crunchy kale. They’re held together by Siete’s tortillas, making for a healthy and delicious meal. Growing up, I remember looking the other way when my mom would serve the butternut squash at holiday meals. […]

July 19, 2018

My Health Journey & Whole30 Experience


Lifestyle

What is the Whole30? The Whole30 is a thirty day program that encourages you to eat as much whole food as possible. That means no processed foods and a lot of home cooked meals. More specifically, you eat a lot of vegetables, fruit, protein and fats, while you cut out all grains, dairy, legumes, and […]

July 10, 2018

Gluten Free Berry Buckwheat Crumble


Dessert, Gluten-free

When I was strolling through Naturalia in Paris, and noticed the buckwheat flakes, I immediately got so excited and was like, “I have to try these”. Previously I had tried quinoa flakes, which I found so-so, and I had tried buckwheat grouts, which I really didn’t like, but I thought that maybe the flakes would […]

June 25, 2018

Whole30 Mango Almond Butter


Gluten-free, Paleo, Vegan, Whole30

Rich mango almond butter, slightly runny and perfect for slathering on fruits and sweet potato toasts. The sweet mango marries beautifully with the nutty almonds. Fabricating homemade nut-butters has been my new past time these past 20 days while doing the Whole30. Normally, I love to bake. It’s a stress reliever and a creative outlet […]

June 21, 2018

Raspberry Jam & Chocolate Chunk N’oat Cookies


Dessert, Gluten-free, Vegan

A vegan treat that uses raspberry jam to sweeten these moist, tart, chocolaty gems. It’s hard to go wrong with the raspberry-chocolate combination, and when combined with the light, nutty flavors of buckwheat, you’re in for a real treat. These are almost like oatmeal cookies, but better. I created this recipe a few months ago, […]

June 19, 2018