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Blueberry Cream Bars

It has been a while since my last post, and I greatly appreciate the notes from people inquiring about how I am doing, what has been cooking, and life in general–so nice to know that I am not posting into the void!  A number of things have been keeping me away from the blog–work, family, […]

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Cute Little Coconut Candies

These little candies can be made low carb by using the stevia option, or use the honey option for a version that is still far healthier than typical candy.  It’s a simple recipe that you can double if you want to make a large batch, and you can vary the flavor by adding in a […]

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Paleo Valentine’s Day Recipe Roundup

It’s hard to believe that it is February already (I am just getting accustomed to writing “2015” on checks), but it is that time of year–time to eat all the chocolate! That’s probably the key food I associate with Valentine’s Day, with strawberries ranking a close second.  Below you will find 40 Paleo and primal […]

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Almond Butter Buckeyes

Buckeyes are a traditional holiday candy in the Midwest, and growing up they were one of my favorite candies.  Resembling an amped-up peanut butter cup, the peanut butter filling is partially dipped into chocolate to look like the nuts of the buckeye tree.  I have always found them to be irresistible, but the traditional recipes […]

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Dark Chocolate Chestnut Cake

If you are looking for a show-stopper dessert for the holidays that is still marginally healthy, this is the recipe for you.  A dense, moist, deeply-chocolatey cake that is grain free and lower in sugar, this is a dessert that serves ten (normal) people.  We had two slices left a few days after I made […]

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30 Healthy Ice Pop Recipes

Last year I planted shiso in our little greenhouse and the plant grew quite large and went to seed, which led to this year’s bumper crop of baby shiso plants growing everywhere.  I pulled about a hundred and left five of them to grow.  If you have never tried shiso it is a culinary herb […]

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