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Superfood Hot Chocolate Chai with Turmeric

A smooth and creamy snack with irresistible flavor, easy to make, and so full of superfoods! Spicy Hot Chocolate Chai will nourish your soul, and keep your body running on high-energy fuel for hours, while promoting long-term health. Just look at the list of superfoods in this recipe! Raw cacao has one of the highest scores on flavonoids. Flavonoids are a specific subset of anti-oxidants and polyphenols that have anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, anti-hypertension, and anti-aging ...

Real-Food Paleo Pizza!

Watch out! There's a new Pizza in town. If you have a Pizza Passion like me, get ready. This Paleo Pizza is loaded with flavor and nutrition. It's a real meal. Most pizzas don't excite my senses - they're often tasteless GMO fake food, or overly salted with processed ingredients, acidic tomatoes, and don't satisfy my deep craving. However this pizza is luscious and alive with real-food flavor. A pizza crust should be delicious too! Here's a recipe for easy yeast-free 12" crust. Or take a ...

Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake Love Bites!

Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake Bars - You might just swoon at the sweet flavors in these romantic love bars! You'll taste 4 creamy layers in each bite - crunchy nuts, chocolate fondant, smooth cheesecake, and tart raspberry glaze. This is not a bar, it's a Paleo candy! A love bite! And a perfect healthy treat for someone special. It's Paleo, gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan, and raw. Just a tiny piece puts me in a good mood. Makes one 9 x 9-inch pan of pure bliss. I cut them in tiny 1-inch ...

Paleo Chicken Satay

Authentic Thai Chicken Satay on skewers is is a succulent rainbow of exotic flavors. It's so easy to make, just mix the marinade, soak the chicken, thread them on skewers, and bake. For a tasty dip, try them with Thai No-Peanut Sauce. This traditional recipe is Paleo-adapted to be free of refined sugars, gluten, and peanuts. Asian spices add an exotic flavor. The recipe is also nightshade-free, as it contains no tomatoes, peppers, or cayenne, which are common allergens. Oven-baking the chicken ...

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...

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....

Red Velvet Chocolate Buttercream Frosting with BEETS

I'm crazy for BEETS this week! Yep, those are my teeth marks in the photo. I dare you to try this luscious Natural Buttercream Frosting. It's so irresistibly melt-in-your-mouth, no one will ever guess it's made with healthy beets, coconut oil, and pure cacao. This one is over the top. I have a special passion for real food desserts, and I can't believe how creamy, smooth and chocolaty it tastes! Try this frosting on Red Velvet Cupcakes! It's also heavenly on my Primal Beet Brownies. ...

Maple Fruit Sauce

This quick sauce is yummy on Squash Pancakes. In fact, it tastes fantastic on everything, even meats, chicken, and sweet potatoes. Easy to blend in minutes, it is filled with whole food nutrition. The natural pectin in fresh fruit makes a thick, mouth-watering sauce. This healthy recipe uses low-fructose fruits, like tart apples. If you use organic fruit you can enjoy the peels, which are loaded with healthy phyto-nutrients, and saves time of peeling. Keep it in the refrigerator for 4-5 ...

Best Dairy-free Parmesan Cheese

This is probably the best recipe I ever created. Back in 2012 I was allergic to cheese. Since I LOVE Italian food, I was HIGHLY MOTIVATED to recreate the flavor of Parmigiano Reggiano! This is coconut cheese with a ZING! Grate it, slice it, or cut into chunks. Instead of dairy, it uses coconut butter, lemon, nutritional yeast, and optional Vitamin C for a sharp, aged cheese flavor. BTW I lost my cheese allergy! I discovered I can tolerate dairy that's organic, grass-fed, and unpasteur...

Homemade Mayo, Egg-free

Homemade mayonnaise is way better than store-bought. It contains real lemon juice, healthy oils, and tastes great in salads or dips. This is also a vegan mayonnaise recipe and a Paleo mayo, made without soy or eggs. So it’s perfect for picnics and packed lunches, as it can sit out of the refrigerator all day...

Paleo Pumpkin Honey Butter

This creamy mélange is one of the best recipes ever to come out of my kitchen. And easiest! There are so many uses for this luscious spread - starting with the holidays! It tastes amazing on biscuits, hot rolls, apple muffins, even pancakes. Try it with savory dishes, chicken, or pork. Pretty soon, you'll be putting it on everything, like using it as a topping on ice cream! How about a Pumpkin Honey Milkshake, or luscious Pumpkin Honey Caramel Chai? OMG It's up to you. ...

Chocolate Swirl Pumpkin Pie

Jane-Icon-2This pie looks complicated, but isn't. Instead it will send you right over the edge with joy! Pumpkin and chocolate are a beautiful swirl of flavors when marbled together. Try my Perfect Chocolate Coconut Piecrust! Holiday desserts should be luscious tasting, high in nutrients, low in carbs and sugars. ...

Paleo Orange Buttercream Frosting

This is the easiest and creamiest frosting you’ll ever make. No cooking, no thickeners, just five ingredients whipped in the food processor, and it is delicious beyond words. A favorite frosting for my Mexican Chocolate Birthday Cake, it also tastes yummy on Paleo Carrot Muffins. The secret to its creamy texture is pure coconut...

Vegan Butter!

Here's a fantastic butter spread that's quick to make and 100% dairy-free. This butter is far more delicious and much healthier than any chemical blend sold in groceries. A Paleo butter, it's perfect for your grain-free Flaky Herb Biscuits, Irish Soda Bread, or Artisan Olive Bread. ...

Dairy-free Coconut Cream Cheese

Smooth, rich, and creamy, I thought a Vegan Cream Cheese was impossible until I invented this! A spreadable Paleo cheese, it tastes delicious on Artisan Olive BreadMake it in a blender with coconut milk, coconut butter and lemon for an incredibly yummy flavor without dairy, gum, or stabilizers. Hooray! Then chill and use it...

Paleo Double Chocolate Brownies

OMG - the best brownies I ever tasted! These dark chocolate babies are moist, chewy, and will satisfy the most serious chocoholic craving. They're easy to make, extremely fudgy, and taste even more luscious with Paleo Mocha Buttercream Frosting. Like all my desserts, these are Paleo, free of gluten, grains, dairy, sugar, and ...

Wild & Chunky Salmon Chowder

This satisfying chowder is one of the most scrumptious ways to get your omega-3s, and it's a great way to warm up a chilly evening. Made with coconut milk instead of cream, this recipe is Paleo, free of gluten, grains, dairy, sugar, nightshades, and processed foods. I made it for a trip, took it frozen on the plane, ...

Coconut Peach Ice Cream with Ginger Pecans

Homemade dairy-free coconut ice cream is an indulgence any time of year. Then the other day my friend Kirtan brought me a basket of peaches from her tree, heavy with fruit. I couldn’t bring myself to cook these gorgeous peaches. Creamy peach ice cream was the result, delicate and divine, with bits of fruit and ...

Coconut Sour Cream, Dairy-Free!

A little sour cream on your enchiladas or baked sweet potato? Sounds delicious! Rich, creamy, and dairy-free, this coconut sour cream is free of the chemicals and stabilizers found in commercial brands. It's easy to make and an ideal topping for any savory indulgence. ...