Paleo, Primal, and Gluten-Free Recipes

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Paleo Halloween: Paleo Twice-Baked Butternut Squash

Paleo Halloween: Paleo Twice-Baked Butternut Squash

“Are you going to toast those walnuts before you put them into the butternut squash?” asked my boyfriend. “Um, yeah I can.” I replied. My boyfriend has a lot of great qualities, one of which being his support of my blogging. He is always on […]

Single Serving Protein Powder-free Protein Pancake

Single Serving Protein Powder-free Protein Pancake

I like the concept of protein powders and making protein pancakes from them, but I can’t find a protein powder that I think tastes good. Thanks to almost 3 years Paleo, my taste for sweet isn’t what it used to be (I count that as […]

Paleo Chocolate-Covered Apricots

Paleo Chocolate-Covered Apricots

 This recipe is one of the treats I made for Valentine’s day! After working so much, it was nice to do some assembly line work making these treats. I love the combination of dried fruit and chocolate and I particularly like apricots, so this recipe […]

Grain-Free Blueberry Muffins

Grain-Free Blueberry Muffins

 It’s taken a lot of trial and error to learn how to bake using non-grain flours, however with my latest trial of blueberry muffins I can see how far I’ve come in my baking. When I first tried to use coconut flour for muffins, they […]

Creamy Roasted Garlic and Butternut Squash Soup

Creamy Roasted Garlic and Butternut Squash Soup

Classes are about to start again, so my mind is already on fall, which is my favorite season. I can’t wait to get my boots and sweaters out to wear again. I’ve also been thinking of my favorite fall foods, like pumpkin and butternut squash. […]

Trying New Things

Trying New Things

I haven’t posted much since my Whole 30 finished. I have been really busy with work, but I have also been using my time to try new things. Even though one challenge is over, I wanted to try and challenge myself in the next 30 […]

Whole 30 Day 14

Whole 30 Day 14

Last night I listened to my body when it said “go to bed early,” so I woke up feeling really refreshed this morning. It was exactly what I needed. I was pretty hungry for breakfast, too, so I made a nice big meal of 2 […]

Whole 30 Day 11

Whole 30 Day 11

 For breakfast this morning, I chopped up one of my leftover mini hamburgers and mixed it into two scrambled eggs. I topped it with pico de gallo and had a little homemade applesauce on the side. Of course I had some black coffee to get […]

Whole 30 Day 10

Whole 30 Day 10

I’m officially one-third of the way through Whole 30! This morning I woke up well before my normal alarm clock would go off. There’s something about waking up on your own that really sets you up for a good day. I had a big breakfast […]

Whole 30 Day 5

Whole 30 Day 5

Yesterday I felt good, but today I feel really great! As I look back, I realize I felt a little lethargic my first 3 days of Whole 30 and I’m quite sure if it was the diet change…not a lot was changing except no butter, […]