Jane’s Recipes

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My recipes are all original. Every one! Food should bring you energy, clarity and JOY! Perhaps my biggest discovery is how to make sweets that don’t elevate blood sugar or cause weight gain. We believe desserts are BAD for us (and most of them are)! However sweets can be HEALTHY! In an epidemic of sugar-related diseases like diabetes, heart disease and cancer, THIS is the solution: Use low-carb, original, unprocessed ingredients. There’s no need for deprivation. Here are some of my recipes. Try them and send me your comments!  Jane

 

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Paleo Apple Pie

This amazing apple pie puts a new spin on an old favorite. It tastes like my mom’s traditional pie, except it’s grain-free and sweetened with your choice of natural zero-glycemic sweeteners or raw honey. I’m told that Paleolithic apples were tart, something like our crab apples today.

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Paleo Buffalo Chicken Wings

Spicy chicken wings are a delicious snack or meal, great for gatherings, and so easy to make. These are tender baked chicken pieces with an irresistible sweet and spicy marinade. If you use the zero-sugar sweeteners suggested, this recipe is perfect for folks on low-carb or diabetic diets. Everyone loves them, and no one can tell the difference.

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Paleo Chocolate Hazelnut Butter Cookies

There’s nothing better than coming home to the aroma of fresh-baked cookies. I love the rich flavor of hazelnuts. These are low in carbs, gluten-free, Paleo and diabetic-friendly. I like them even better than chocolate peanut butter cookies. Try adding the optional cardamom for a delightful chai flavor!

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Spiced Chai Tea Latte

Do you crave the warm spices of a steamy Starbucks Chai Tea Latte? Do you long for the authentic flavor of old-fashioned Himalayan tea? Whatever you desire, this delectable brew will warm your body and soul. Instead of black tea, it uses Tulsi tea, also called Holy Basil, which tastes like black tea

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Gluten-Free Apple Tart

My favorite Italian dessert is also the easiest. This is not a fancy tart - it's just an everyday sweet with apples and cinnamon that always pleases. It’s fun to make with children because it NEVER FAILS! That's why it is often suggested for beginning Italian cooks.

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Paleo Desserts is Launched!

It's been an exciting two weeks launching my new Paleo Desserts book! The celebrations started in Santa Fe on November 28th, with a book event and sampling party at the Cloud Cliff Bakery. I described the Paleo Diet and explained how to make figure-slimming desserts using low-carb coconut and zero-carb sweeteners.

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Dairy-free “Blue Cheese” Dip

Everyone loves this tasty blue cheese dip, no matter what their diet! It tastes just like traditional blue cheese dip, except it is Vegan, Paleo, and dairy-free. A healthy appetizer you can make it in 5 minutes flat, it's made with coconut butter and lemon to mimic that authentic "Bleu Cheese" flavor.

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Paleo Vegan Macaroni and “Cheese”

Today I was in the mood for my favorite comfort food - Macaroni and Cheese! Rich and satisfying, this recipe is 100% free of gluten, grains, dairy, and eggs. Instead of pasta it uses zucchini, which has a mild flavor and absorbs the “cheese sauce” beautifully.

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Addicted to coffee? A healthier brew

By Jane Barthelemy. 85% of Americans use caffeine on a daily basis, and our passionate obsession with coffee is a roaring $30 billion industry. We drink an estimated 400 million cups of Joe per day. If you're one of those daring souls that truly want to be both healthy AND Paleo, here’s a delicious brew you'll love!

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Turkey Curry Stew with Pumpkin

This is a rich and satisfying stew with an exotic twist. It is inspired by Asian peanut-curry, but instead of peanuts it uses almond butter and toasted almonds as a garnish - Yummy! (Peanuts are high in mold, and as legumes they're not on the Paleo diet.) I served it in bowls without rice or noodles,

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Paleo Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken Pot Pie has been my favorite since I was a little girl. This is an easy Paleo Pie baked in a skillet with a top crust only. The delicious crispy crust is gluten-free, grain-free, and low-carb. However it rolls out so easily and tastes so rich, you’d never guess it's "alternative".

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Instant Primal Porridge

If Grok could tell us his ideal breakfast, this would be it! (Grok is the mythical Paleolithic strong-man whose diet we'd like to mimic.) Primal Porridge is a whole-food, delicious meal for people on the go, much quicker than oatmeal, and infinitely higher in nutrients than any packaged cereal.

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Kashmiri Curry Chicken Tenders

This exotic dish will warm you deep inside with rich Asian spices like Thai ginger, turmeric, and coriander. Easy to prepare, just marinate the chicken, roll in coconut, and bake until crispy. And it tastes absolutely divine with my No-Peanut SauceThe secret to its flavor is Galangal, also called Thai ginger

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Paleo Shepherd’s Pie

How shall I describe this pie? It has a rich, satisfying flavor that is zesty with "cheese" and garlic crust. It is chock full of vegetables in a luscious meat gravy. Shepherd’s Pie is a traditional Irish meat pie with mashed potatoes.

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Paleo Chicken Salad with Herbs

This is a quick and hearty main-dish chicken salad that’s great any time of year. The creamy avocado-herb dressing contains no mayo or eggs. This means you can serve it warm with no worries for bag lunches, picnics, or travel. Blended avocado gives the dressing a thick, smooth texture.

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Vegan Flan with Dulce de Leche

It looks and tastes like traditional flan, but there's no heavy cream, eggs, or sugar. It’s deliciously simple—just blend and chill. My Latino guests were surprised at the perfect custard-like consistency and flavor, especially when they learned it is made with cashews and coconut milk.

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Paleo Egg Muffins with “Cheese”

I just discovered an easy breakfast or snack everyone loves. It’s a flexible one-dish meal, bag lunch, or finger food for holiday parties, picnics and travel. Like an omlet in a muffin, it's chock full of vegetables, and high in protein too. Kids love to eat them with their hands - no need for a fork.

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Paleo Apple Buttercream Frosting

This creamy frosting has the irresistible flavor of caramel apples. Kids love it, and it tastes delicious on everything, from Applesauce Cake to Gingerbread. Even better, it is instant! Just whip it up in a food processor and ice your cake. No cooking, no waiting. I use tart apples like Granny Smith,

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Paleo Eggs Benedict on Portobello Mushroom

I’ve always wanted to try Paleo-Style Eggs Benny. Today was the day! It was pretty quick to make and they tasted fabulous. We used Portobello mushrooms instead of toast. The blender hollandaise sauce is easy with melted coconut oil instead of butter. Or you can substitute grass-fed butter.

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Zucchini Pizza Bites

Fun to make and fun to eat, Zucchini Pizza Bites are a delightful appetizer, party food, snack or side dish. It's a simple pizza on a zucchini slice, but people go crazy for this delicious treat. The recipe is truly Paleo, Vegan, and Nightshade-free when you use No-Tomato Sauce and Vegan Mozzarella Cheese. Or

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