health, travel

My Tulum Mexico Trip (December 2019)

I recently went on a family vacation to Tulum, Mexico. This was my first major vacation in over 10 years and since getting sick! It was absolutely great and truly needed. The sunshine, heat, and ocean make my soul super happy. Many people were curious about my trip with health conditions and I wanted to… Continue reading My Tulum Mexico Trip (December 2019)

Recipes

Thanksgiving 2019

I know I'm a little behind on this post. I've documented our family Thanksgiving the last few years and honestly wasn't planning to write a blog post about it this year. But I got a few requests, so here we go! Since my parents live in New Mexico we decided to do a bit of… Continue reading Thanksgiving 2019

Recipes

AIP Blueberry Tiger nut Cookies (Vegan, Paleo)

Often I want a simple cookie recipe that doesn't make too many and is more than a plain cookie. I love baking with tiger nut flour as an AIP alternative to other nut/seed flours. It adds a nice sweetness and makes AIP baking easier. As much as I love chocolate chip cookies, not only are… Continue reading AIP Blueberry Tiger nut Cookies (Vegan, Paleo)

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Paleo Cinnamon Apple Loaf (Vegan option, AIP option, nut free)

How can it be fall without a lovely apple recipe? A warm cinnamon-apple bread seemed like just the way to kick off the cooler weather. Okay, well it's not exactly cooling off here in Colorado yet, but a girl can pretend, right?! Has it cooled off where you live yet? This is such an easy… Continue reading Paleo Cinnamon Apple Loaf (Vegan option, AIP option, nut free)

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Paleo Protein Plantain Banana Bread (Vegan, AIP option)

That title is a mouthful, isn't it? I thought it was kind of fun though. I made some plantain banana bread! I love baking with plantains because they are so versatile and can take the place of eggs as the binder due to their starchiness. Plus, I think plantains are delicious! You can definitely taste… Continue reading Paleo Protein Plantain Banana Bread (Vegan, AIP option)

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Peach Crumble Cups (AIP, Paleo, Low Sugar, Vegan option)

If you live anywhere near Colorado then you know that Palisades peaches are so. freaking. delicious and that peach season is to die for around here! The peaches are so juicy and flavorful that it's unbelievable at times. If you haven't picked up on it already, I love a good crisp or crumble, so of… Continue reading Peach Crumble Cups (AIP, Paleo, Low Sugar, Vegan option)

Recipes

Chocolate Cherry Crumble Bars (Paleo, Vegan)

I was trying to fall asleep one night and all I could think about was chocolate cherry crumble bars. So, of course, the next day I went out and got the ingredients to make these. Chocolate Cherry Crumble Bars Ingredients: Crust: -1/2 cup coconut flour -1/2 cup Tiger nut flour -2 tbs. tapioca starch -2… Continue reading Chocolate Cherry Crumble Bars (Paleo, Vegan)

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AIP Coconut Date Cookies (“Oatmeal Raisin”) (Vegan)

*This post may contain affiliate links Who doesn't like cookies? I mean, really, if you don't like cookies what is wrong with you? Okay, it may not be everyone's favorite dessert, but who says no to cookies? That's what I thought. So I was originally going to call these AIP Oatmeal Raisin Cookies, which they… Continue reading AIP Coconut Date Cookies (“Oatmeal Raisin”) (Vegan)

health

My Health Journey: An Update

About 2 years ago I posted a video on my YouTube channel relaying my entire Lyme disease/Health journey up until that point. I share a short version of my health journey up until getting diagnosed on my About page. The other week I posted an updated Health/Lyme disease journey video on my channel recounting what… Continue reading My Health Journey: An Update

Recipes

Paleo Protein Blueberry Muffins (Nut-Free, Vegan Option)

*This post may contain affiliate links This recipe is based off of Lau's Healthy Life blueberry muffin recipe. I wanted to make a nut-free version, one that used a natural sweetener, and also utilized my favorite Nuzest protein powder. This is the only protein that doesn't seem to bother my GI system and is very… Continue reading Paleo Protein Blueberry Muffins (Nut-Free, Vegan Option)