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pumpkin bread

Seeing as fall officially started on Thursday, I was in the mood for something pumpkin-y! This pumpkin bread is made with almond flour so it’s gluten free, and it has no refined sugar or dairy. Plus, it’s delisshhh! INGREDIENTS – BREAD: 3 eggs 1 cup organic pumpkin puree 1/3 cup full fat coconut milk 1/3… Continue reading pumpkin bread

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sesame chicken {crockpot}

I haven’t tried this yet but wanted to post it so I don’t forget about it! It’s a slow cooker recipe from my friend Carrie over at Goodfulness and I’m positive we’ll love it! Ingredients: 2 pounds chicken breasts uncooked boneless skinless 1 cup chicken broth 1/4 cup rice vinegar 1/4 cup organic Tamari or… Continue reading sesame chicken {crockpot}

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I realized this afternoon that I haven’t yet posted this delicious recipe! It’s great for parties and just as a weekend snack, too. I’ve used crackers and I’ve also used a baguette… gluten free, of course. ;) INGREDIENTS: 8-10 Roma tomatoes, seeded and diced 3-4 fresh garlic cloves, minced (or you can use pre-minced from a jar) 20 fresh… Continue reading bruschetta

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dad’s potato salad

I came across this recipe and adapted it for our eating style. It’s seriously delicious! And, I was elated when my dad, who is basically a potato salad eating aficionado, said he loved it, too. Potato salad for the win! INGREDIENTS 2 1/2 – 3 lbs baby red potatoes 3 T white vinegar 2 large celery… Continue reading dad’s potato salad

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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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paleo chocolate brownie

We left town for a few days to get some rest and rejuvenation. I love times like this – no agenda, no to do list, just my hubz and I enjoying our surroundings, one another, and the Lord. And, bonus, it snowed! This is a delicious and decadent chocolate brownie great for any occasion. And,… Continue reading paleo chocolate brownie

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alfredo noodles + caesar salad {all clean!}

We tried this simple (like, super simple!) meal while on a mini-vacation this weekend and it’s dee-lish-usss!!! Tasty alfredo noodles and yummy caesar salad. It was like real Italiano! Plus, it’s dairy free, gluten free, sugar free and guilt free. ;) The hubz raved about it, which is always a win for me! ALFREDO NOODLES INGREDIENTS… Continue reading alfredo noodles + caesar salad {all clean!}

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lo mein with veggies

This turned out surprisingly yummy and would be great with shrimp or chicken, too! INGREDIENTS Lo Mein 8 ounces uncooked lo mein noodles or spaghetti (I used gluten free spaghetti rice noodles) 1 tablespoon coconut oil 1 organic red bell pepper, julienned (or thinly chopped is fine, too) 1 organic carrot, julienned (or thinly chopped… Continue reading lo mein with veggies

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sweet + sour cauliflower over rice

This is a delicious dish! It would be great to add pineapple, bell peppers, or any other veggie you like. INGREDIENTS cauliflower 5-6 cups cauliflower florets (I use the pre-cut, frozen florets… less mess!) 3 tablespoons coconut oil, melted ⅓ cup tapioca starch 3-4 cups steamed rice, for serving thinly sliced green onions for garnish sauce ¾… Continue reading sweet + sour cauliflower over rice

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thai peanut spaghetti squash

I always like the idea of Thai peanut sauce, so I’ll be giving this recipe a go over the next couple of weeks! INGREDIENTS: 1 medium spaghetti squash olive oil salt 1 garlic clove, minced ¼ cup chopped parsley or cilantro 2 Tbsp crushed peanuts (or almonds) Peanut Sauce: 1 can (14 ounces) coconut milk… Continue reading thai peanut spaghetti squash