Wednesday, 19 October 2016 20:48

2-Ingredient Chocolate Pudding

This 2-Ingredient Chocolate Pudding couldn’t be easier to make. All you need is dark chocolate and coconut milk. This chocolate pudding is rich, thick, and incredibly mousse like. You can use any dark 70 to 85% chocolate and sweeten with stevia or xylitol, if you wish. Serves: 6 Ingredients 1 can full-fat coconut milk 1 cup chocolate chips or dark chocolate pieces 70-85% (5 ounces) Instructions In a saucepan, heat coconut milk and chocolate over very low heat Stir constantly until chocolate is melted Divide mixture between six ½ cup mason jars Refrigerate for 3 hours Recipe adapted from Elanaspantry.com    
Friday, 07 October 2016 11:38

Coconut Curry Soup

Fall is upon us in the northern hemisphere, and many of us are noticing an extra chill in the air. This scrumptious and savory coconut curry soup includes a warming mix of spices: ginger, curry, chili, and garlic. The combination is both sweet and savory, and the extra kick makes this dish particularly unique. Ingredients 1 young Thai coconut (flesh and water, about one cup of flesh and 1 1/2 cups of water) or 1 can of organic Thai coconut milk mixed with 1 can of water 1 thin carrot, cut into chunks 1 small clove garlic 1 tsp fresh…
Monday, 12 September 2016 19:51

Red Pepper and Coconut Soup

This is the tastiest soup I have ever eaten in my life. It’s really sophisticated and unusual. I whipped this up this weekend in my pressure cooker. Ready in 20 minutes. Honestly it’s delicious, but don’t be tempted to increase the curry paste as it will spoil the delicate flavour.  
Wednesday, 07 September 2016 19:24

Lemony Cashew Parsley Dip

This awesome recipe is adapted from HEMSLEY + HEMSLEY. They recently released their second cookbook – which is available worldwide.  For anyone who lives on hummus and needs a change, this recipe is for you! This creamy dip makes a great snack or starter served with plenty of fresh vegetables or scooped into crisp lettuce leaves. It’s perfect as part of a mezze-style platter or thin it out with extra oil and lemon juice to toss through salads and drizzle over baked fish and roast chicken. Parsley and lemon are rich in antioxidants and vitamins, while protein and fat rich…
Tuesday, 30 August 2016 09:36

Kale, Candied Bacon & Roasted Beet Salad

This unique salad is absolutely delicious. You seriously have to try this.  The recipe is adapted from Juli Bauer at www.PaleOmg.com.  I purchased her second fabulous cookbook -  The Paleo Kitchen co-authored with George from Civilized Caveman, which boast great breakfast, lunch, and dinner entrees.      I½ pound bacon  3 tablespoons maple or coconut sugar  ½ teaspoon cinnamon  9 beets (3 red, 3 golden, 3 Chioggia), peeled and thinly sliced  2 tablespoons ghee, melted  1 tablespoon garlic salt Hepp's Roasted Garlic Salt  1 bundle kale, ribs removed and leaves thinly sliced (the thinner sliced, the better)  ½ cup sliced almonds  2-4 ounces herb goat cheese (optional)  For the dressing  juice of 1½ lemons …
Hot and steamy weather got your hair all frizzy and your face all in a flush? Well that makes two of us. But I’ve got just the perfect thing to cool and delight. These salted caramel-cashew chocolate covered ice cream bars courtesy of Ashley Melillo of Blissful Basil are currently my favorite sweet summer treat.These bars are slathered with a thick layer of caramel and coated in a thin, perfectly crisp dark chocolate shell with none of those nasty ingredients like propylene glycol and ethyl acetate that you'll find in store-bought ice cream.  Take the time to whip up these healthy treats for yourself…
Thursday, 28 July 2016 01:05

Ultimate Unbaked Brownies

Ooey gooey, melty, chocolatey unbaked brownies – the perfect recipe for those days when you just really need a brownie!
Tuesday, 19 July 2016 18:35

Strawberry Smoothie Pops

I haven't tasted a fruit popsicle I didn’t like. Refreshing as they are, most of the icy treats on the market are loaded with sugar and dyes that can leave your lips a Cookie Monster blue. This incredible homemade recipe below will put your neighborhood ice cream truck to shame. You’re in control of the ingredients, which means you can adjust the sugar count to your liking. With a few tools and a serving of patience for your mix to solidify in the freezer, you’re on your way to homemade popsicle heaven. And each little pop supplies over 50%of the…
Thursday, 23 June 2016 11:34

GRILLED STEAK LETTUCE TACOS

Grilled sirloin steaktacos uses lettuce instead of tortillas! The steak is seasoned with cumin and spices, then grilled and sliced thin, along with guacamole and pico de gallo – low-carb and super delicious! Recipe adapted from skinnytaste.com INGREDIENTS: FOR THE GUAC: 1 small avocado 1/4 cup diced tomato 2 tablespoons diced red onion 2 teaspoons lime juice 2 teaspoons chopped cilantro 1/2 teaspoon sea salt fresh black pepper, to taste FOR THE PICO DE GALLO: 1/2 cup diced tomato 1/4 cup chopped onion 1 tbsp minced jalapeno 1 teaspoon lime juice 1/4 tsp sea salt FOR THE STEAK: 1 lb thin…
Wednesday, 15 June 2016 20:29

Skillet Chicken and Mushrooms

This easy and delicious chicken recipe is not only low carb, but also dairy free, egg free, nut free, keto, Paleo, and super easy. Adapted from Mellissa Sevigny I breathimhungry.com INGREDIENTS ¼ cup butter or ghee 2 cups mushrooms, sliced Four large chicken thighs ½ teaspoon onion powder ½ teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon kosher salt ¼ teaspoon black pepper ½ cup water 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon of savory or fresh tarragon, herb, finely chopped INSTRUCTIONS Season the chicken thighs with salt, pepper, onion powder, and garlic powder. Melt 1 tablespoon of the butter in a heavy bottomed…
This paleo friendly zucchini pasta with shrimp is super simple and fast to make. Great for a weeknight dinner.
Thursday, 02 June 2016 17:16

Chocolate Chia Seed Mousse

This is a smooth, chocolate-filled dessert that requires only a few minutes of preparation. After letting the mousse chill overnight, top with your favorite toppings and enjoy this rich, creamy treat!