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Easy, Creamy Vegan Vanilla Bean Ice Cream (gluten-free, paleo, AIP)

Summer calls for ice cream, right? Well, anytime calls for ice cream really ;), but summer does 100%. I got an ice cream maker for Christmas and I've been a bit obsessed. I haven't made anything too fancy yet, but I have a lot of ideas in mind. I was craving just a good, basic… Continue reading Easy, Creamy Vegan Vanilla Bean Ice Cream (gluten-free, paleo, AIP)

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Paleo Ginger-Peach Muffins (Gluten-free, vegan option, nut-free)

It's officially peach season, baby! I never used to be a huge peach fan, but they've really grown on me in the last few years. Can you really beat biting into a ripe, juicy peach on a hot day? Okay, maybe some sweet watermelon can beat it. What's your favorite summer fruit? If you've been… Continue reading Paleo Ginger-Peach Muffins (Gluten-free, vegan option, nut-free)

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No-Sugar Added Paleo Banana Bread (Nut-free)

Apparently banana bread is THE THING while in quarantine. Seeing everyones creations on the internet had me craving it, so of course I had to make my own. I've actually just been on a major banana kick since quarantine started... I don't know what it is, but I guess my body needs the potassium? I'm… Continue reading No-Sugar Added Paleo Banana Bread (Nut-free)

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Easy Chickpea Sweet Potato Veggie Burgers (Gluten Free, Vegetarian, Nightshade Free)

This was my first time ever making homemade veggie burgers. I always thought they were hard and time consuming, but these were so easy! They came out delicious the first time I ever made them and I'm honestly so impressed with myself. Most of the ingredients are pantry staples (chickpeas, sweet potatoes, dried herbs/spices) except… Continue reading Easy Chickpea Sweet Potato Veggie Burgers (Gluten Free, Vegetarian, Nightshade Free)

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Apple Spice Doughnuts (Gluten Free, Paleo, Nut-free)

I know it's not fall, but haven't we learned I'm terrible at cooking according to the seasons already?! Actually, we're all in quarantine and apples are a good food that keep for awhile. Since I had a bunch on hand and was craving doughnuts, this is what happened. These are baked donuts and they came… Continue reading Apple Spice Doughnuts (Gluten Free, Paleo, Nut-free)

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Irish Carrot-Parsnip Mash (Sneak peak recipe from Fast & Flavorful Paleo Cooking by Amanda Torres)

Amanda Torres is the wonderful human behind The Curious Coconut and she creates absolutely delicious recipes! Her first cookbook Latin American Paleo Cooking is one of my favorite cookbooks ever and now she has just released her second Fast & Flavorful Paleo Cooking which you can purchase on Amazon. This second cookbook is filled with weeknight-friendly… Continue reading Irish Carrot-Parsnip Mash (Sneak peak recipe from Fast & Flavorful Paleo Cooking by Amanda Torres)

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Spaghetti Squash Casserole with Nomato Sauce (Corona Virus Meal Prep)- AIP/Paleo/Gluten Free/Nightshade Free

With what's happening in the world right now, I have, like others, stocked up on food and am prepared to self isolate for a few weeks. In this time, I'm focusing on making large meals/bulk cooking so I can freeze portions and have food for awhile. A casserole was first on my list. This recipe… Continue reading Spaghetti Squash Casserole with Nomato Sauce (Corona Virus Meal Prep)- AIP/Paleo/Gluten Free/Nightshade Free

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Paleo Chicken Pot Pie (AIP, nightshade free, lower FODMAP, gluten free)

Well, we got a major snow storm the other day and it seemed like the appropriate time to make some chicken pot pie. Comfort food, am I right?! Whipped this recipe up to keep myself from crying over the cold Paleo Chicken Pot Pie Serves 4-6 Ingredients: For filling: -2 tbs. oil of choice for… Continue reading Paleo Chicken Pot Pie (AIP, nightshade free, lower FODMAP, gluten free)

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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)

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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