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


Homemade Curry Powder – Nightshade-free!

I love spices! Here's how to make your own homemade curry powder that's easy on the digestion. Curry powder is a Western adaptation of authentic, exotic Asian spice blends. Most curry powders are a blend of many spices including nightshades red pepper and cayenne.

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Paleo Chicken Curry

Coconut Chicken Curry is a favorite Asian dish, and every chef has a personal version. The traditional Thai recipe uses peanut sauce. However peanuts are a common allergen, and as a legume they are not part of the Paleo diet. Instead, this recipe uses sunflower butter, which gives it an exotic

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Instant Coconut Whipped Cream

Every dessert deserves a crowning touch. Here's a luscious whipped cream topping you can make in 1 minute, using full-fat canned coconut milk. This topping is Vegan, Paleo, dairy-free. I think it's tastier than whipped cream or any store-bought substitute. Just chill a can of thick, full-fat coconut milk in the refrigerator for 8 hours.

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Paleo Mint Grasshopper Ice Cream

This is a rich and refreshing coconut ice cream with a light crème de menthe flavor. It's a vegan peppermint ice cream made with blended coconut milk and spinach leaves! I was amazed to discover that fresh spinach adds a beautiful green color, high nutrition, and a mild flavor with no impact on the refreshing mint

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Grain-free Gnocchi with Wild Greens

One of the most beautiful and isolated retreats in the world lies in the Casentino mountains in Italy, about 50 km from Florence. The Sanctuary of La Verna was founded there by St. Francis of Assisi in 1213. If you're lucky enough to visit, you'll be invited to taste Gnocchi del Casentino, the traditional

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My book Paleo Desserts, a new approach to healthy sweets

Paleo Desserts is the first comprehensive cookbook of its kind: everyone’s favorite desserts now made Paleo friendly, lower carb, and gluten free. Providing 125 mouthwatering, easy-to-follow recipes from brownies to milkshakes, Jane Barthelemy serves up treats to satiate even the biggest caveman sweet tooth.

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Paleo Chocolate Haystack Cookies

Chocolate Haystacks are super quick and delicious. In fact, there’s no need to bake these cookies. Just mix them, roll them, and eat them! They’re a great lunch treat or snack, and a fun recipe to make with children, no equipment required. And if you use one of the zero-glycemic sweeteners suggested, they're super-low in carbs,

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Vegan Cream Cheese Dip with Seaweed

Smooth and creamy with a subtle cheese flavor, this dip tastes fantastic on crackers or raw vegetables. The "cream cheese" is dairy-free, made with coconut and lemon. Seaweed is loaded with delicious flavor and healthy minerals, B-vitamin folate, magnesium, iron, and calcium. We often don't get enough of it

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Paleo Dark Chocolate Avocado Frosting

  This dark chocolate frosting is velvety smooth and incredibly easy to make in a food processor. And you can spread it right on your dessert immediately. How’s that for quick? The secret to its creamy texture is avocado. Because avocado has a mild flavor, all you taste is rich

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Vegan Cheddar Cheese Dip

Today I was in the mood for old-fashioned cheese dip! Tangy and rich, this tastes just like sharp cheddar cheese cheese, except it is 100% dairy-free, made with luscious coconut butter, lemon, nutritional yeast, and carrot. It tastes especially satisfying with raw vegetables, Gluten-Free No-Cheese Crackers or

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Dairy-free Herbed Cream Cheese

This creamy Vegan spread is a great snack or appetizer! Smooth and tart, it tastes just like cream cheese, except it is dairy-free, made with coconut butter and lemon juice. Use your favorite herbs - I used fresh dill and parsley. It's also yummy with basil, sage, and cilantro on Pumpernickel No-Rye Bread

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Wild Berry Mini Cheesecakes

Today I made mini-cheesecakes with red elderberries that I found in the grocery. You can use any berry in season, such as blueberries, marionberries, raspberries, blackberries, chokeberries, gooseberries, etc. I go for the tart berries, which are high in antioxidants and won't spike anyone's blood sugar.

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Paleo Sesame Seaweed Crackers

These crispy Sesame Seaweed Crackers are fantastic with Vegan Cream Cheese Dip with Seaweed, or Vegan Blue Cheese Dip with Garlic! You'll love the rich flavors of sesame and cracked black pepper. Seaweed has a delicious flavor and is loaded with healthy minerals from the sea, such as B-vitamin,

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Paleo Butternut Squash Soup with Toasted Seeds

Everybody loves this smooth, savory soup, especially kids. The mellow flavor of butternut squash, onion and creamy coconut make it a rich, satisfying meal. When I’m short of time, this is my #1 quickest soup recipe. I can use pre-cubed squash, cook, blend with an immersion blender and serve in 5 minutes!

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Sunrise Green Smoothie

Go green with a delicious healthy smoothie for breakfast. My day begins with a big tall one. Every morning it's a bit different, and I drink it before a workout, yoga or qigong. This basic recipe is loaded with vital nutrition and whole food flavor. I make sure I use tart fruits, which are low in sugars and carbs.

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Sunny Eggs with Greens and Mushrooms

This easy breakfast, brunch or lunch is super-delicious and nourishing. Pasture-raised organic eggs taste great with fresh greens and crumbled Vegan Cream Cheese (or use soft goat cheese). I make this for special occasions and guests because it has an epicurian flavor, and it's incredibly quick to make.

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Steamed Okra & Lime Calypso Dip

This is the most delicious way to cook okra. And the quickest - it takes just 10 minutes to prepare. Many people dislike okra’s slimy quality. But I recently found the most beautiful fresh okra in the market, and now my mind is changed forever. Okra offers so many unique health benefits: it helps heal intestinal walls,

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Gluten-free Granola

Granola is a delicious breakfast or a healthy snack. But where can you find granola that's fresh and doesn't send your blood sugar through the roof? This granola is tastier than anything you can buy in a store. If you use the suggested zero-carb natural sweeteners, it will go easy on your blood sugar.

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Paleo Empanadas with Avocado Sauce

These tasty empanadas make a fantastic appetizer, a snack or a meal. Kids love them and they’re a great party food, because you can eat them with your hands. This recipe is very unusual because it is gluten-free, grain-free, and 100% Paleo. The dough is made with pure coconut flakes, almond meal and

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Kiwi Lime Cooler

This cool, refreshing drink is a quick snack or tantalizing treat. Kiwi-Lime is a delicious combination, and tastes even better than Key Lime Pie! Mild avocado gives it an irresistibly rich, smooth texture. Just blend and enjoy immediately.

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