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High-Protein Quinoa Olive Bread – YUMMY!

Are you sick and tired of high-carb breads that add to your waistline? This easy gluten-free, grain-free bread is just the opposite. It is full of nutrient-dense superfoods and black olives. It's a quick bread with baking soda, so there's no need to wait for yeast to rise. And the main ingredient is quinoa! Other high-protein ingredients are almond meal, chia seeds, hemp nuts, and pumpkin seeds. It tastes VERY yummy with real grass-fed butter, and also with my surprising homemade ...

Hi-Protein, Low Carb Breakfast Cookies! Compare the Nutrition

These scrumptious crunchy cookies are a great grab-and-go breakfast, with high-protein, low-carbs, and whole-food nutrition. Breakfast cookies are a dime a dozen. But they're often loaded with sugars and carbs - the kind that add to your waistline and are guaranteed to spike blood sugar.  This recipe makes 20 giant cookies, enough to freeze for a rainy day. To satisfy my curiosity, I compared the nutrition facts of a Conventional Breakfast Cookie #1 with my own healthy Breakfast Cookie ...

Chocolate Pumpkin Sour Cream Waffles

The rich, mellow flavor of pumpkin blends beautifully with chocolate. I heard that waffles were invented in medieval times, when a knight in full armor sat on a cake outside a lady's house in Sweden. What was he thinking? Anyway, somehow Våffels were born! These babies are Paleo, gluten-free, and grain-free. They taste decadently luscious, however they're secretly loaded with whole-food nutrition of pumpkin, berries, beets, high-protein almonds, and chia seeds. Ha ha! Even better, ...

Easy Vegan Focaccia with Rosemary

This is a fantastic crispy flat bread with a savory topping that's great for vegans and anyone avoiding eggs. It's something like a Focaccia Pizza, topped with my delicious Vegan Parmesan Cheese that tastes just like "Parmigiano Reggiano". Chia seeds are a highly nutritious egg-substitute that creates a soft, pleasing texture in the bread. White chia seeds are available in most whole food groceries, and disappear in the the bread. Black chia seeds will make black spots, but it will taste just the same. ...

Gluten-free Blueberry Pancakes with Berrylicious Sauce

I can’t live without blueberry pancakes. Especially when we can enjoy them in 15 minutes. These babies are healthy, grain-free, quick, and scrumptious. As you probably know, I'm very fond of coconut butter, which gives a luscious, low-carb richness without  chemicals, flour, or gluten. Hooray! Blueberry pancakes taste even better with easy Berrylicious Sauce. BTW, leftover pancakes freeze well in a resealable bag with parchment paper between the layers. Pull them out when needed and heat ...

Ooey-Gooey Vegan Chocolate Cake

Somebody asked for a healthy chocolate cake without eggs. OK. Well, here it is! Super-luscious, ooey-gooey chocolate cake, soft, and creamy, made with nutrient-dense real food. Yep! It has sweet potato, chia seeds, coconut butter, and cacao to make a perfect chocolate decadence cake! It's very easy to make this in a food processor or a blender. This is just another experiment in vegan cakes, and it came out fantastic! There's just a hint of orange, because chocolate and orange taste di...

Paleo Hamburgers with Low-Carb Ketogenic Buns!

How do you like your hamburger? My idea of heaven is a grass-fed burger piled high with avocado, lettuce, tomato and organic bacon. However THIS post is all about the Keto bun!  Ha ha!  My new discovery is a super-easy low-carb bun that's gluten-free, grain-free, with no pesticides or Monsanto ingredients. Mix the batter in a food processor with coconut butter and eggs. Bake in an English muffin ring. Presto! The bun rises beautifully in the oven and slices just like a hamburger bun. ...

Paleo Carrot Muffins for Breakfast!

Here's a great grab-and-go high-protein breakfast! These babies will sustain you all morning. I was taking a week off in a Taos cabin, where the natural beauty is gorgeous. But uh oh! No healthy muffins to be found - everything was full of sugar and GMO grains. So I invented these tender muffins with fresh organic carrots and farm eggs. Ooooh - they came out so yummy! No one would guess they're Paleo, 100% free of gluten, grains, glycemic sweeteners, GMO's, dairy, and processed ...

Best Gluten-free Focaccia

Celebrate Spring with my favorite authentic Italian Flat Bread, an easy comfort food for everybody, including any alternative diet. This quick gluten-free, grain-free Paleo Pizza is so satisfying that it transports me to Tuscany. A great crust recipe for your favorite topping, this is delicious with onions, veggies, or even plain. I like to enjoy warm focaccia instead of bread as a quick snack or side dish. The subtle flavors of toasted onion and olive oil were a hit! No equipment needed. ...

Paleo Empanadas with Avocado Sauce

These tasty empanadas make a fantastic appetizer, a snack or a meal. Kids love them and they’re a fun finger food for gatherings. This recipe is unique because it is grain-free, gluten-free, and 100% Paleo. The pastry dough is made with pure coconut flakes, almond meal, and arrowroot. The Vegan filling contains mushrooms, greens and Latino spices. I'm actually mostly excited about the avocado sauce, because  it's one of the world’s healthiest superfoods. In addition to being delicious ...

Easy Crustless Quiche, Dairy-free

Is it really possible to bake a pie with no pre-made crust? Yes it is! This is a delicious, gluten-free, quiche you can make in just one step. When it bakes, there's a magical crust on the bottom, sides, and top. The crust is created by layering the ingredients: coconut butter, cooked meat, onions, veggies, and pour the batter on top. Then bake, and presto! Your delicious pie is ready. Vary the recipe 1,000 ways - add your favorite veggies, leftover diced meat, and it always comes out yummy! ...

Gluten-free Sugar-free Red Velvet Cupcakes with real BEETS!

QUIZ: When is a decadent snack also a SUPERFOOD? These babies are made with HIGH-NUTRITION beets, apple, coconut butter, and eggs. Does this count as a VEGETABLE? Or a GUILT-FREE DESSERT?  One thing for sure, the luscious, deep red color is from REAL BEETS, never artificial food coloring. In fact, these cupcakes are made with nutrient-dense, low-carb ingredients from NATURE that taste fantastic! That's because they're are free of processed, glyphosate-infused ingredients like flour, gluten, ...

Grain-free Paleo Squash Pancakes

Squash pancakes with Maple Fruit Sauce are a quick, nourishing breakfast. Fresh butternut squash has a mild, natural sweetness that enriches these gluten-free, grain-free pancakes. Super easy to make, you can substitute any winter squash, such as pumpkin or acorn squash. I love butternut squash because it is quick to peel,...

“Peanut Butter” Cookies with no Gluten, Grain, or Peanuts! Ha Ha!

I call these babies "No-Peanut Butter Cookies". They taste just like classic peanut butter cookies, crunchy on the outside, soft in the inside. They're Paleo, free of peanuts, gluten, grains, dairy, GMO's and sugars. Even better, they're incredibly easy to make, high in protein and ridiculously low in carbs. Hooray! Use ANY nut butter you like. I used toasted cashew, pumpkin, and almond butters, plus raw hemp butter. See my nut nutritional analysis. You'll need altogether 1 1/2 cups nut ...

Paleo Chicken (or Turkey) Enchilada Casserole

Try this authentic Tex-Mex dinner with turkey leftovers! Everyone loves its satisfying and slightly spicy flavor. I made it for a Santa Fe potluck dinner. It vanished and they were begging for more! No one could believe it's made from all original organic ingredients, and is gluten-free, grain-free, corn-free, GMO-free, organic, and dairy-free. Ay Caramba! There are four layers: 1) spicy chicken, 2) grated veggies, 3) tomato sauce, and 4) blended coconut crust on top. Try it with my yummy ...

Paleo Thai Chicken Nuggets

Easy, succulent and irresistible finger-licking morsels of spicy chicken with a crispy lemon-ginger coating. These are quick to make and indescribably luscious with green chili dip. Who needs barbecue sauce with this kind of flavor? Look for pasture-raised organic, or non-gmo chicken if possible. I baked these, but you may also fry them if you prefer. You can slice the chicken breast into nuggets, or use pre-cut chicken tenders. Makes about 30 nuggets. Serves 4. ...

Raspberry Rhubarb Goji Bars

These luscious bars came to me in a dream. So I HAD to try them! A fantasy in warm red raspberry-rhubarb filling oozing out of a rich, crumbly cinnamon shortbread, with refreshing goji berries. They came out pretty much like I imagined! Guilt-free superfood bars, low-carb, and tantalizingly luscious. Goji berries are higher in protein than any other fruit, and they're the only fruit in the world that contains ALL essential amino acids. Gojis are also loaded with vitamin C, anti-oxi...

Paleo Artisan Olive Bread

Artisan bread baked in a pot is as old as the hills, and it's super-easy in a modern oven. This olive loaf tastes just like your favorite Greek or Mediterranean bakery, except it's grain-free, gluten-free, no-yeast, no kneading, and simple to make! Nutrient dense and delicious, the secret ingredients are almond flour, chia seeds, and egg. Instead of yeast for leavening, it uses old-fashioned baking soda and apple cider vinegar. This bread tastes amazing with grass-fed butter, cheese, or try ...

Gluten-free Irish Soda Bread

Surprisingly easy and versatile, this delicious bread has stood the test of time as an Irish classic. I love to eat it with homemade soup! A yeast-free, no fuss bread, this is my kind of recipe! Almond meal, chia seeds and eggs make a texture much like traditional bread, and it's grain-free for those of you who miss your comfort foods. It came out moist and delicious with a distinctive flavor - wonderful on its own. Try it with grass-fed butter and a warm bowl of soup. Feel free to change ...

Grain-Free Almond Gnocchi with Wild Greens

One of the most beautiful, isolated retreats in the world lies in the Casentino mountains near Florence, Italy. The Sanctuary of La Verna was founded by St. Francis of Assisi in 1213. Their specialty is Gnocchi del Casentino made with wild forest greens. For centuries Franciscan monks gathered wild dandelion, chicory, curly endive and nettles to make these gnocchi. This recipe is adapted to be Gluten-free, Vegan and Paleo, using no cheese or flour. Instead it uses coconut, nutritional ...