Treats Archive

Double Trouble Paleo Chocolate Cookies (Grain Free, Dairy Free, Nut Free)

These paleo chocolate cookies meet the technical criteria to be considered “paleo” but let’s not fool ourselves into thinking they are healthy! They are  grain free and dairy free, but they are definitely treats and should be eaten in moderation. Key phrase there: should be. I had

Not Oatmeal Raisin Cookies (Grain Free, Dairy Free, Nut Free)

Did you know today is National Cookie Day? I didn’t either, until I posted a photo of these paleo friendly naturally sweetened “faux-oatmeal” raisin cookies on Instagram and one of my followers told me so. In that case, this seems like a perfect day to post my

Christmas Morning Coffee Cake (Grain Free, Dairy Free, Nut Free)

For as long as I can remember, my mother made a “candy cane coffee cake” from her old Betty Crocker cookbook for breakfast for us on Christmas morning. It’s a yeasty dough, braided around a filling of dried apricots and maraschino cherries, curved into the shape of

Autoimmune Paleo Protocol Friendly Holiday Menu

When you have dietary restritions, this time of year is tough. It is challenging to come up with an autoimmune paleo protocol friendly holiday menu that also satisfies people who eat a more typical diet, but it can be done! I’ve been following a grain free diet

Cranberry Pumpkin Orange Spice Muffins (Grain Free, Dairy Free, Nut Free)

These cranberry pumpkin orange spice muffins were born when I had just under a cup of pumpkin puree leftover in the refrigerator and a craving for some tart cranberries at the same time. They turned out so delicious and would be perfect for your Thanksgiving morning brunch…

Coconut Apple Cranberry Crisp (Grain Free, Dairy Free, Nut Free)

I love fruit crisps! In my pre-paleo days I made them throughout the year, using blueberries, mulberries, pears, peaches, and apples – depending on what was in season. My favorite topping was made from white flour, white and brown sugar, butter, and oats… All of which I

Apple Cardamom Cupcakes (Grain Free, Dairy Free, Nut Free)

These beauties were originally intended to be apple spice muffins and just a way to use up a partial jar of homemade applesauce that had been in the refrigerator longer than it should have, but they turned out so delicious and moist that I decided they really

Pumpkin Cranberry Bars (Grain Free, Dairy Free, Nut Free)

These paleo-ified pumpkin and cranberry bars taste like Thanksgiving, but without the grains or dairy that make you feel bloated afterward. They actually don’t use any flour whatsoever, so they are great for people on healing diets that exclude starch like GAPS or SCD, and they are

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread (Grain Free, Dairy Free, Nut Free)

It’s October, otherwise known as the month that swallowed a pumpkin! Pumpkin and pumpkin spice flavored foods are everywhere you look, from lattes to scones and even potato chips. Gluten free and paleo bloggers are also embracing the pumpkin meme, working to recreate the seasonal flavor in

Naturally Red Velvet Cupcakes (Grain Free, Dairy Free, Nut Free)

I have never understood the allure of conventional red velvet cupcakes. Don’t people realize that it is just a light chocolate cake with about a bottle of artificial red food coloring in the batter? When my neighbor gave me three giant beets, I decided to put them
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