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raw raspberry cheescake

This is beautiful and delicious! I made it last year for Easter, and it will make an appearance this year as well. Super clean. Super simple. Super yummy. Enjoy! INGREDIENTS: Crust: 1/4 cup pecans 1/4 cup walnuts 1/2 cup soft Medjool dates ¼ tsp. sea salt Filling: 1 ½ cups raw cashews, soaked for at… Continue reading raw raspberry cheescake

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happy 4th with baked apples

Happy 4th of July, everyone! What a festive holiday our Independence Day has become. I’m so glad that this year the rain has subsided so we’ll get to watch fireworks out on the lake. Woot! I’m grateful for our freedom in this country, but even more grateful for our freedom in Christ. Praise God for… Continue reading happy 4th with baked apples

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crazy good blueberry cobbler

I almost called this post “slap yo’ mama good blueberry cobbler,” but I love my mama too much to call it that! :) I have to confess, I am not the world’s biggest fan of blueberries, but seriously this recipe is CRAZY GOOD! And, guess what? It’s paleo, too! To make this delectable dessert, here’s… Continue reading crazy good blueberry cobbler

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grilled peaches & ice cream

I realize Memorial Day has passed, but I just want to take a moment to acknowledge and thank all of the brave men and women who have served, currently serve, and will continue to serve our country faithfully. May the Lord’s protection and grace be upon them. For our Memorial Day celebration we headed over… Continue reading grilled peaches & ice cream

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a cupcake recipe + free cupcake printables

I’m super excited about this weekend coming up! I’ll be headed to a retreat in Dickson, TN with some amazing women from church. I love retreats. I have the privilege of being on the planning team send it’s always so fun for me to put details together behind the scenes that I’ll then be able… Continue reading a cupcake recipe + free cupcake printables

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springtime refresher: orange-coconut creamsicles

Happy Spring everyone! Today is not just the first day of spring, but it’s also my beloved’s birthday! He is the sweet to my potato, the butter to my biscuit, and the dark chocolate to my frosting (all paleo of course!)! Happiest of happy birthdays to you, lovey! With springtime upon us now (wooo hooo!),… Continue reading springtime refresher: orange-coconut creamsicles

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alyssa’s almond butter cookies {paleo}

I sure did enjoy all the sweet treats we tried during the month of February. Coming into March I’m sure we’ll have a few delights along the way as well. One in particular that we’re going to try came from our sweet friend Alyssa. She is as kind as the day is long and so… Continue reading alyssa’s almond butter cookies {paleo}

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sweet treats series :: chocolate dipped kiwi pops

Okay, y’all, these are the bom-diggity! At family dinner last week one of our family members brought over these awesome chocolate covered kiwi pops. They’re paleo, they’re refreshing, and needless to say, they’re delicious! They have the perfect amount of tartness from the kiwi combined with the sweetness from the chocolate. And the texture is… Continue reading sweet treats series :: chocolate dipped kiwi pops

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february sweet treats series :: fudgy brownies {paleo}

At a party I hosted with some friends at the end of January (we made some awesome cards which you can see here), I wanted to provide some sweet treats for my guests. I made my most favorite chocolate almond butter cups and asked a few gals to bring something as well. Since most of… Continue reading february sweet treats series :: fudgy brownies {paleo}

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february sweet treats series :: chocolate almond butter cups {paleo}

Upon going paleo-style I was dismayed to discover that peanut butter was not on the docket any longer as a staple food item. Sigh. I love(d) peanut butter. However, a close (now, very close!) second on the love-o-meter is almond butter. It’s nearly the same texture, it’s still got that nutty goodness that I love,… Continue reading february sweet treats series :: chocolate almond butter cups {paleo}