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Cranberry Molasses Spice Cookies (Paleo)

My favorite cookies for wintertime have always been molasses spice cookies but it’s taken me a while to come up with a paleo version that is also nut free and has the same texture and taste I remember. I had been playing around with this recipe for some

Comfort Food: 40+ AIP-Friendly Recipes!

Is “comfort food” compatible with a healing diet like the paleo autoimmune protocol (AIP)? I asked some of my blogger friends who create recipes that are compliant with the protocol for their perspective and got the resounding answer… YES! They buck the conventional wisdom that the nostalgic

Fair Trade Month: Paleo Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes with Chocolate Frosting

In addition to being the month of all-things-pumpkin, October is Fair Trade Month, so I combined the two and created this recipe for paleo pumpkin spice cupcakes with two kinds of frosting to celebrate! These moist and delicious cupcakes are gluten free, grain free, dairy free, and

Paleo Peach Cobbler (AIP friendly)

It is peach season on the Gutsy By Nature urban homestead and that means just one thing… Time to create a gluten free paleo peach cobbler recipe! This version is for everyone, including those who are following the paleo autoimmune protocol because it doesn’t use nuts or eggs.

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.

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

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