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Summer is here! The grill is out and it’s time for easy, light meals. This Citrus Balsamic Grilled Chicken is one of my go-to faves all summer long. I can make countless variations of it and never tire of the sweet caramelization of the balsamic combined with the tang of the citrus. The…(Read More)

Paleo Caramel Sauce

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Who doesn’t love caramel sauce? But it’s typically made with so much refined white or brown sugar, not to mention heavy cream and/or butter. Nothing allergy-free or free food about that! What Makes a Guilt-Free Paleo Caramel Sauce? Low Glycemic Sugar We make this sauce with coconut palm sugar, which…(Read More)

I tested a lot of molten cakes. I’ve eaten even more. It’s one of my favorite treats. Ooey gooey chocolate? How can I pass that up? Typically, I can’t. A Molten Chocolate Cake We All Can Devour When you’re gluten-free or vegan or both, you get used to compromising on…(Read More)

Peanut butter and chocolate. Does it get any better? For many of us, no, it does not. A classic salty and sweet combination that is a big fat winner every time. Peanut Butter and Chocolate. Loaded. When I was a kid I used to make my little brother’s lunch almost every day. His favorite…(Read More)

I won’t lie. This recipe is built off of my Peanut Butter Fudge Gluten-free Brownie Recipe. Very similar, but a couple small differences. These differences can be large, however, to someone who chooses not to eat grains and peanut butter. Paleo vs. Gluten-free Recipe In this brownie recipe you must use cassava…(Read More)

Looking for chocolate chunks that are dairy-free, soy-free, gluten-free, and refined sugar-free? What if you happen to need nut-free, too? Once you start looking at chocolate labels, you realize what a tall order this is. I can often find chocolate that is free of one of these ingredients at a…(Read More)

What makes a great barbecue sauce? People debate this across the country. A Carolina sauce differs from a Tennessee sauce, which differs from how Kansas City does it. And Texas has a style all its own. But I find hidden wheat, gluten, soy, sugar, even dairy in barbecue sauces, depending on the style. With great…(Read More)

Do Thanksgiving pies cause you stress? Let’s be honest, pie-making is not everyone’s jam. If not, no worries. You’re still a good person. Thanksgiving can be stressful enough with the cooking, family drama, travel, and overall craziness of the season. Don’t add more stress to your table with dessert anxiety…(Read More)

How important is a good breakfast? Some experts say it can improve mental focus, help regulate blood sugar, shape how you will eat for the rest of the day, and increase exercise endurance. Others say that research on skipping breakfast is biased and misleading. Who is right? My take? Every meal is important. Every food…(Read More)

Halloween is peeking around the corner. How many sugar highs (and lows) are in your future? Do you really know what’s in that candy you can’t stop eating? What if you could help yourself, and those you care about, make better choices? How do you know what’s a Halloween trick or treat…(Read More)