Paleo Meringue

Paleo Meringue

Meet my Paleo Meringue! A dairy free, gluten free and processed sugar free dessert topping that will rock your world and won't make you feel eeky. This Paleo Meringue is all we want a good treat to be! Here's a little of my...
With Summer right around the corner -- along with its awesome BBQs, pool parties, picnics and get togethers -- it is only appropriate we begin collecting recipes for some of our favorite Summer foods. And for me, one of those...
I know these Gluten-Free Dark Chocolate Rice Krispies are not 100% Paleo, so don’t get all Paleo police on me, right away – the thing is, I made these for my husband, and they are just TOO GOOD not...
Remember that last blog post where I shared my Paleo Whipped Buttercream recipe with you guys? Well, today I'm sharing the cute Paleo Vanilla Cupcakes I baked to lather that Paleo Whipped Buttercream recipe on. Ahhh, yes, SO GOOD. And aren't they just...
Who here is a sucker for dessert? THIS girl is. How obsessed am I? Mmmm, a lot. I spent all of my time last week baking. Pretty much baked Monday through Thursday, making about five to six different kinds of desserts, which...
Salads on repeat. That's what our life looks like when the weather starts warming up. There is something about higher temperatures that makes us crave lighter, colorful dishes that are fresh and nourishing. Much like this delightful Turmeric Cauliflower Kale...
10 Minute Fudge

10 Minute Fudge

You guys...happy Friday! The best day of the week is here, and with it, everyone's improved moods. Haha. It's true! Fridays are the best days of the week in my opinion, because you have the whole entire weekend ahead of you....
Hello White Chocolate Chia Pudding, you decadent, sweet little thing you. My taste buds love you and my morning energy levels need you. Thanks for existing, you are the best. Guys, I am head over heels, SPRING IS HERE! Gosh,...
Vegan Power Bowl

Vegan Power Bowl

There is this really cute restaurant here in Boise called Wild Root Cafe. Every time I drive by it, it's super packed, no matter the time of day. It's definitely the place to be for brunch or lunch if you work or live...
You guys. The weather is finally getting better in Boise, and I could not be happier! The sun is my life, and warm weather is what I live for. Gimmie sun and seventy plus degree weather, and I am...
Strawberry Paradise Smoothie is in da house! Whoop whoop! Yep, and it is here to make us feel energized, strong and healthy. Does a treat get any better than this? Nope, don't think so. Also, did I mention it has...
Lemon Poppy Seed Protein Waffles for the win! Fluffy, soft, comforting, sweet, these Paleo waffles are here to rock your weekend brunch. After tasting them, you'll be making them on repeat. They are THAT good. My husband and I have been traveling...
Today I am sharing with you 46 Ways to Eat Avocados. Avocados are so versatile and so good for you, no wonder we put them in everything, huh? If there is something a Latina loves, it's avocados. We put them on salads, we...
Okay, you guys. I am SO STOKED for this blog post, as I think I just discovered my new favorite product and I've been dying to share it with you all! If you follow me on Istagram, and whether you saw my...
Tres Leches Dessert

Tres Leches Dessert

I have a mega treat for you today! I am SO STOKED to share this one with you, as it was my favorite dessert growing up in Ecuador. My mom would make a few of these for special occasions or...
I've been obsessed with this Vanilla Protein Chia Pudding lately, and I've been making it on repeat. They are the perfect snack to have whenever I need a quick pick-me-up or something on the go. I'll prepare enough mixture for a batch of eight chia...
Paleo Evaporated Milk

Paleo Evaporated Milk

Evaporated milk. Do you guys ever use it? I use it once in a blue moon to make desserts, but other than that, I am not one to use evaporated milk. I did a quick search to see what else...
A spoonful of my Paleo Sweetened Condensed Milk may just satiate any and all cravings. And guess what? It won't hurt your stomach or make you feel eeky, because it is not made with dairy! YAY. Today. Is. The. Best....
Aging. We can't avoid it, can we? It happens whether we like it or not, and for some reason, it seems to sneak in quicker than anticipated. When I was little, aging seemed so foreign to me, like, it would absolutely NEVER...
The international day of love is fast approaching, YAY! Do you guys know what you're going to do yet? Hence, this 14 Valentine’s Day Ideas for the Health Nut post I am sharing with you today! See, there are always...
How about this vibrant Massaged Kale and Roasted Squash Winter Salad with Maple Vinaigrette, ey? Isn't it a beaut? So colorful and fresh. Gotta love a good all veggie dish! These last few weeks, my husband and I have been trying...
I have a feeling a lot of you feel like I do around this time of year: in need of a good strategy to stick with a challenging New Year resolution! Is this you? It always seems like such a great idea...
When I was a little girl and still believed in Santa, my parents, brother and I (my sister wasn't yet born) would make sure we placed a plate with cookies and a glass of milk by our "chimenea" (fireplace)...
I have 39 Paleo Brunch Recipes for Christmas to share with you today. They are all gluten free, dairy free and paleo friendly! It's almost like Christmas came early this year or something! (wink-wink) Who else is SO EXCITED for Christmas...
On this blog post, I will teach you How To Make Granola Jars for Christmas that you can give as a gift to family, friends, co-workers, teachers, neighbors, etc. And guess what? You'll have fun making them, save some cash...
How about dem Pumpkin Pie Paleo Soft Bars doe? Don't these look just brutally delicious? We loved how soft and flavorful they turned out. Most of all, we loved their rich pumpkin flavor. Because who doesn't love pumpkin this...
Paleo Cornbread? But corn is not allowed on the Paleo Diet, so how does that work? Well, ma friends, that's why I absolutely love baking substitutes and why I think there is a ton of power in learning how to be tricky in...
It's fall, and that means chili season has arrived. Yipee! Is there anything better than a hot, hearty bowl of savory goodness? Nope. Don't think there is! Lucky for me, my husband really loves soups, so he doesn't complain when I serve chili...
Once in a while I get a very strong craving for something carb-ey that can pack a flavorful punch. And, in my mind, nothing gets the job done like crepes or wraps (tortillas). I love these two options because not only...
We've had raspberries galore in our home these last few weeks, because Whole Foods has had raspberries on sale for a long time now, so naturally, I've been adding them to my shopping cart every single time I step foot...
Cooking for everyone in the family and pleasing them all with a meal is no easy feat. The grownups crave one thing, the kiddos crave another thing, and then there are food intolerances and allergies to take into consideration. And so, where do...
One of my favorite ingredients to use when baking breads, muffins, pancakes, waffles and cakes is one that doesn’t come to mind right away when thinking about baking, but is one that I personally love because I think it...
I have a thing for creamy foods. For example, I am a total sucker for yogurt (dairy-free ones, like: cashew, coconut, etc.), Paleo smoothies (obvs -- see why here!), thick curries, and creamy desserts (like cheesecake, fudge and brownies). I don't know exactly what it is about feeling that smooth creaminess in my mouth, but alls I know is that I loooooves it.
I've a been a fan of brussels sprouts for about ten years now. We didn't eat them in Ecuador growing up, so I tried them for the very first time on my first year of college during Thanksgiving in 2005....
My hubby recently had a blood test done and his results came back showing higher than normal creatinine levels...again. His last few blood tests have shown higher creatinine levels, so things have not gotten better. Such a bummer, especially since he's been actively...
I've been craving granola like crazy lately. Wanting it for breakfast, in the afternoon as a snack, and even for dessert after dinner. I'm telling you, I've been needing granola bad. The issue is, Paleo granola is not easy to come by. So...
My husband and I have been having this Blackened Chicken with Avocado and Cucumber Salsa recipe on repeat. We absolutely love it. It's one of those dishes that's got it all; it's great tasting, nutritious, easy to make and very satisfying. I like...
One of my favorite condiments to add to any dish is a fresh, chunky, summer-inspired salsa. I use it to top grilled chicken, pan-fried fish, a juicy stake, or even a breakfast omelette; so much flavor can be added to an...
I just saw two of my really good friends from college this past Friday. We haven't seen each other for a little over two months and we needed to change that, so we planned a date night in a matter of...
It’s right at the end of summer when I start craving cozy fireplaces, chunky sweaters, cooler temperatures and ALL-THINGS-PUMPKIN. Yup. I am one of those people who shamelessly loves to make pumpkin everything during the fall months…breads, cookies, muffins, soups,...
Let me start by saying that I have never craved chocolate so much my life as I did while doing research for this Paleo brownie blog post. GIMMIE ALL THE CHOCOLATE! I’ve been crawling the web non-stop in search for...
Okay. This Strawberry Poppy Seed Paleo Bread is going to blow your socks off. Not kidding! I am adding it to my Top Five Favorite Paleo Treats list because that's how GOOD it is! #iminlove I have a set of must-haves when it comes...
What is it about summer that attracts us so much toward salads? Is it the constant need we get to feel refreshed when it's so hot outside? Is it because there is a ton of great produce available and it all looks...
The fudgiest of Paleo brownies have made their entrance to the world. Ta-daaaa! Little in life is better than this recipe. I seriously could have these brownies as the only treat I ever get to have for the rest of my life. That's...
I personally know a ton of people who really like bacon, a few people who are OBSESSED with bacon, and just a handful of people who don't like bacon (so strange, right?!) For all of us who do love bacon though, I...
I love eggs. They are a great source of protein, they're very nourishing, versatile and straight up delicious. However, sometimes, they are the last thing I want to have for breakfast. It's just a fact. And when that happens, I like...
Now that the days are nice and HOT I love, love, love being out and about (it was 98 degrees Fahrenheit in Boise yesterday...what!?). I especially like taking short trips to Whole Foods and Trader Joe's, which are only about two minutes...
I have a dirty chai latte lover at home. And I love it! This man is a total sucker for crafted coffee beverages, those that are a bit sweet and a bit spicy (which, coincidentally, is his wife's personality description...
I am totally, fully, completely, one hundred percent, positively obsessed with fish. It is seriously all I want for lunch, dinner and, may I dare say, breakfast. Yup. That's right, I crave fish for breakfast these days. (What?) I have been having my...
Want to build great-looking shoulders? These 6 exercises can help you achieve your goal! Most of us don’t look forward to shoulder day; at least not as much as we do to training other muscle groups, like chest, for example....