Paleo, Primal, and Gluten-Free Recipes

dessert

Greek Yogurt and Fresh Fig Parfait

Greek Yogurt and Fresh Fig Parfait

At work there is a small fig tree that I have been waiting to ripen up for weeks. Once they started to look very dark and one side sagged a little bit with the weight of the seeds and sugar inside, I knew they were […]

Dairy-Free Chocolate Pecan Fudge

Dairy-Free Chocolate Pecan Fudge

This recipe didn’t go how I planned at all, but the results are delicious! I planned to make a layered dairy-free chocolate pecan toffee inspired by a YouTube video. The final step, where the chocolate chips are added, didn’t work. There wasn’t enough heat to […]

Grain-Free Maple Butter Brownies

Grain-Free Maple Butter Brownies

Happy New Year! Happy Birthday to this blog (7 years old!), and Happy Birthday to ME! I woke up to the smell of bacon today, so I knew it was going to be an awesome birthday. As much as I love to cook, it’s really […]

Raisin and Almond Rocky Road

Raisin and Almond Rocky Road

Another semester is almost over, and needless to say I have been busy. I have only been cooking the basics lately and haven’t had much time for creative cooking. I have actually been meaning to post this dessert recipe for a while but haven’t had […]

Chocolate-Covered Apricots

Chocolate-Covered Apricots

I’ve gotten behind on my cooking posts because I have been working a lot lately. 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 […]

What I’ve Been Cooking Lately

What I’ve Been Cooking Lately

Though I haven’t spent a lot of time making up my own recipes lately, I have been taking the time to cook some recipes from others! I am fortunate enough to have a lot of nice cookbooks, and sometimes I forget to cook from them […]

Double Chocolate Banana Nut Brownie Muffins

Double Chocolate Banana Nut Brownie Muffins

Road trip! My family came to visit me this past week, and of course we cooked a lot of good food! Besides cooking, we ventured to Fredericksburg and San Antonio, Texas. Fredericksburg is an American Viticultural Area that is nestled into the bigger Texas Hill […]

Momma’s Blackberry Dumplings (Paleo-Style)

Momma’s Blackberry Dumplings (Paleo-Style)

At my local Sprouts market, blackberries were only $0.88 cents/6 oz container, so I took the opportunity to stock up this weekend. I got 6 packages of blackberries and used them all to create a Paleo version of my all-time favorite dessert, blackberry dumplings. My […]

Party Food—Return of the Gluten-Free Chocolate Coconut Cake

Party Food—Return of the Gluten-Free Chocolate Coconut Cake

  I went to a barbeque recently and decided to take a gluten-free dessert. Chocolate makes a lot of people happy, so I took my Gluten-Free Chocolate Coconut Cake. It was my first time taking a grain-free Paleo dessert, so I was a bit nervous […]

Allowing a little time for creativity this week

Allowing a little time for creativity this week

N’oatmeal Raisin Cookies from the Food Lover’s Primal Palate As I mentioned before, the last month involved submitting 3 scholarship applications, an exam, and a big project. Needless to say I a lot of my cooking has been pared down. The last two days, however, […]