Chocolate Chia Pudding

Chocolate Chia Pudding paleo recipe

A couple of years ago my mother-in-law (MIL) asked my to make her a healthy chocolate chia pudding recipe. Although it took some time, I now have one. My MIL loves that my recipes are the easiest out there, and this Chocolate Chia Pudding has only six ingredients –chia seeds, cacao powder, coconut milk, vanillaRead More →

Martha’s Coffee Meringue Acorns

Martha’s Coffee Meringue Acorns paleo recipe

Martha’s Coffee Meringue Acorns make a beautifully festive holiday dessert. Given their seasonal appeal, they are perfect for Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. These cute maple syrup sweetened meringues, flavored with pure coffee extract, are dipped in dark chocolate and pistachios. This brilliant dessert recipe is based on a meringue cookie recipe I found on MarthaRead More →

Red Kuri Squash

Red Kuri Squash

Red kuri squash (also referred to as kari squash), is a brightly colored orange winter squash. It looks like a small teardrop shaped pumpkin without the thick ridges. It is part of the Hokkaido pumpkin family. If you’re wondering how to do holiday baking with fresh pumpkin, this is for you! This year I’ve fallenRead More →

Chocolate Peanut Butter Whoopie Pies

Chocolate Peanut Butter Whoopie Pies recipe

Paleo Chocolate Peanut Butter Whoopie Pies are a fantastic holiday treat. This year, I’ll be making them for Halloween, along with my Paleo Bagels. My boys and their hungry friends are gobbling up the grain-free bagels faster than I can make them these days. They also love my healthy whoopie pies. I’ll also be servingRead More →

10 Paleo Pumpkin Recipes

10-paleo-pumpkin-recipes

When I think of fall, I think of pumpkins. That’s why I put together the below list of my favorite 10 Paleo Pumpkin Recipes. With everything from a Paleo Pumpkin Bars to Paleo Pumpkin Pie, you’ll love these healthy pumpkin recipes! As for me? I can’t help but smile when I look at a brightRead More →

Chocolate Pumpkin Chiffon Pudding

Chocolate Pumpkin Chiffon Pudding paleo dessert recipe

When fall arrives I pull my pumpkin recipes out of their file. I’m a huge fan of all things pumpkin as well as pumpkin spice. My husband? Not so much. While I add warming cinnamon and nutmeg to my daily (liver cleansing) Dandelion Coffee, he shies away from the flavors of fall. I made thisRead More →

Pumpkin Spice Meringues

Pumpkin Spice Meringues paleo dessert recipe

My teenage boys love these Pumpkin Spice Meringues. They plowed through batch after batch as I tested them. Yes, the boys are not only cookie lovers, they are meringue cookie lovers and devour my baking recipes. Right now they are asking for my Paleo Pumpkin Pie a couple of times each week. Of course IRead More →

Gathered Table

Mary Egan and Michael Pollan

Gathered Table is an incredibly dynamic electronic meal planning service that you don’t want to miss out on! Founded by my friend Mary Egan, (pictured above with Michael Pollan) it is the culmination of her Ivy League MBA, decades in the business world, and her experience as a busy, working mother of three children. MaryRead More →

Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

This Pumpkin Spice Smoothie is perfect for fall! It’s also great for those times when you’re in the mood for a Pumpkin Pie but don’t want to go through the hassle of baking one. It’s made with baked pumpkin or squash. Remember, a pumpkin is a squash. For the smoothie depicted above I actually used one cupRead More →

Paleo Bagels

paleo bagels

Paleo Bagels are perfect for a festive low-carb brunch. They’re fantastic toasted, then topped with smoked salmon and scrambled eggs, along with tomato or cucumber. If you can consume dairy, Paleo Bagels are wonderful with organic cultured cream cheese. When I went grain-free in 2001, I thought my love affair with bagels had come toRead More →

Start the Day with Hot Water and Lemon

Start the Day with Hot Water and Lemon

How do you get yourself going each day? Do you drink coffee first thing in the morning? Do you eat food shortly after you wake up? Do you workout right away? Since my Ayurvedic training in the early 1990’s I have made sure to start the day with hot water and lemon. I thought thisRead More →

Is Store Bought Chicken Broth Unhealthy?

store bought chicken stock safe ted talk

Around the holidays I’m frequently asked if there is a brand of store bought chicken broth that I use. Although I rarely purchased it, several years ago I would have said that anything organic would be fine on occasion. Unfortunately, that’s not the case for me anymore. I now realize that even though it isRead More →

Martha’s Coffee Meringue Acorns

Martha’s Coffee Meringue Acorns paleo recipe

Martha’s Coffee Meringue Acorns make a beautifully festive holiday dessert. Given their seasonal appeal, they are perfect for Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. These cute maple syrup sweetened meringues, flavored with pure coffee extract, are dipped in dark chocolate and pistachios. This brilliant dessert recipe is based on a meringue cookie recipe I found on MarthaRead More →

Red Kuri Squash

Red Kuri Squash

Red kuri squash (also referred to as kari squash), is a brightly colored orange winter squash. It looks like a small teardrop shaped pumpkin without the thick ridges. It is part of the Hokkaido pumpkin family. If you’re wondering how to do holiday baking with fresh pumpkin, this is for you! This year I’ve fallenRead More →

Chocolate Peanut Butter Whoopie Pies

Chocolate Peanut Butter Whoopie Pies recipe

Paleo Chocolate Peanut Butter Whoopie Pies are a fantastic holiday treat. This year, I’ll be making them for Halloween, along with my Paleo Bagels. My boys and their hungry friends are gobbling up the grain-free bagels faster than I can make them these days. They also love my healthy whoopie pies. I’ll also be servingRead More →

10 Paleo Pumpkin Recipes

10-paleo-pumpkin-recipes

When I think of fall, I think of pumpkins. That’s why I put together the below list of my favorite 10 Paleo Pumpkin Recipes. With everything from a Paleo Pumpkin Bars to Paleo Pumpkin Pie, you’ll love these healthy pumpkin recipes! As for me? I can’t help but smile when I look at a brightRead More →

Chocolate Pumpkin Chiffon Pudding

Chocolate Pumpkin Chiffon Pudding paleo dessert recipe

When fall arrives I pull my pumpkin recipes out of their file. I’m a huge fan of all things pumpkin as well as pumpkin spice. My husband? Not so much. While I add warming cinnamon and nutmeg to my daily (liver cleansing) Dandelion Coffee, he shies away from the flavors of fall. I made thisRead More →

Pumpkin Spice Meringues

Pumpkin Spice Meringues paleo dessert recipe

My teenage boys love these Pumpkin Spice Meringues. They plowed through batch after batch as I tested them. Yes, the boys are not only cookie lovers, they are meringue cookie lovers and devour my baking recipes. Right now they are asking for my Paleo Pumpkin Pie a couple of times each week. Of course IRead More →

Gathered Table

Mary Egan and Michael Pollan

Gathered Table is an incredibly dynamic electronic meal planning service that you don’t want to miss out on! Founded by my friend Mary Egan, (pictured above with Michael Pollan) it is the culmination of her Ivy League MBA, decades in the business world, and her experience as a busy, working mother of three children. MaryRead More →

Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

This Pumpkin Spice Smoothie is perfect for fall! It’s also great for those times when you’re in the mood for a Pumpkin Pie but don’t want to go through the hassle of baking one. It’s made with baked pumpkin or squash. Remember, a pumpkin is a squash. For the smoothie depicted above I actually used one cupRead More →

Paleo Bagels

paleo bagels

Paleo Bagels are perfect for a festive low-carb brunch. They’re fantastic toasted, then topped with smoked salmon and scrambled eggs, along with tomato or cucumber. If you can consume dairy, Paleo Bagels are wonderful with organic cultured cream cheese. When I went grain-free in 2001, I thought my love affair with bagels had come toRead More →