Treats Archive

AIP Strawberry Shortcake

I will happily eat strawberries plain, but my second favorite way to enjoy these seasonal beauties is in a strawberry shortcake. But what if you are following the paleo autoimmune protocol (AIP)? This year I was determined to create a gluten-free, grain-free, nut-free, dairy-free, and egg-free version of

Paleo Gingersnaps… made with cassava flour!

Gingersnaps made with cassava flour? What’s that, you ask? It’s sweeping the world of gluten-free and paleo-friendly baking! You can use it as a one-to-one substitute for wheat flour in most conventional recipes without the need to add any extra ingredients and it has a completely neutral flavor, so

Creamy Coconut Chocolate Chip Macaroons and a review of Real Life Paleo

Before I tell you how much I love Real Life Paleo, the new book from Stacy Toth and Matthew McCary (also known as the Paleo Parents), I have to gush about these egg free macaroons. They are every thing you want in a paleo treat: easy to

Paleo Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes (Grain Free, Dairy Free, Nut Free)

In case you haven’t noticed, pumpkin is a pretty big deal this time of year and this recipe for a nut free paleo pumpkin spice cupcake is my latest entry into the pumpkin arms race. One store that seems to really be pushing the pumpkin avalanche is Trader Joe’s.

15+ Paleo Yuca Recipes

Yuca. (Or is it “yucca”?) Also known as manioc, cassava, or tapioca. This root vegetable is a major staple food for more than half a billion people in the developing world – yet it was completely foreign to me until I began seeing paleo yuca recipes that

31+ Recipes for Dairy Alternatives

One of the discoveries that I made over the course of my 30 day paleo reset is that I really do feel better if I stay away from dairy. As a born and raised Wisconsinite, this is a tough pill to swallow! The only thing that gives me

Paleo Spiced Plum Cake (Grain Free, Dairy Free, Nut Free)

This spiced plum cake was so alluring that my husband couldn’t resist and cut a piece out of it before I could get a good picture of it! I was actually aiming to create paleo plum clafloutis and got pretty close with one attempt, but the extreme

60 Incredibly Delicious Strawberry Recipes (Paleo, Primal, Gluten Free)

It’s strawberry season! We went to our favorite pick-your-own farm last week and as usual, picked way more than we knew what to do with. So I turned to my favorite bloggers and gathered 60 of the best paleo, primal, or gluten-free strawberry recipes out there! Now I’m sharing

Paleo Banana Bread (Grain Free, Dairy Free, Nut Free)

When life gives you over-ripe bananas, what do you do? You make banana bread, of course! I’ve been working on paleo banana bread recipe that also doesn’t use nut flours or dairy for a while, and am pleased to present this recipe. By combining coconut and tapioca

Paleo Rhubarb Bread (Grain Free, Dairy Free, Nut Free)

Rhubarb bread is a distinct signal of spring to me! Rhubarb grows so prodigiously in my parents’ midwestern garden in the spring and summer that you can harvest it by the harmful and come back the next day and not believe you picked any at all. It