These Pumpkin Pie Spice Paleo Waffles will rock your world. I love waffles, and I have tried my share of waffle recipes...so don't take it lightly when I say these are GOOD. Have you ever had a bad egg-cracking experience?...
Today I have 3 Chia Seed Pudding Recipes for you guys. Not one, but THREE. What I love about these cute chia pudding jars is that you can make them the night before and enjoy them right away the next...
Crepes are a great way to enjoy the moment and indulge. Especially on a day like national love day: Valentine's Day! You can make these yummy Chocolate Banana Paleo Crepes with your loved ones as a fun activity, you can share them...
Mixed Berry Jam

Mixed Berry Jam

I've been using this Mixed Berry Jam recipe almost every day this last week, spreading it on top of Paleo waffles, breads and banana NiceCreams (or as I like to call them, Healthy Bowls). This temporary habit of mine has been wonderfully delicious! I made...
Hope you all had a wonderful weekend, and enjoyed your Super Bowl parties and all of the goodies that were served! This year I kept my Super Bowl food very basic Paleo; I ate tons of sweet potatoes, grilled proteins and delicious salads...
With the Super Bowl coming up TOMORROW, food prepping starts today! I am so excited for the game and I cannot wait to start making all sorts of goodies to enjoy with my family and friends. I'll probably go grocery shopping...
I'm taking a small break from Super Bowl Sunday recipes today, because I want to share one of my current favorite snacks with you. This particular snack recipe is packed with great protein (as one of it's main ingredients is one of...
Who doesn't love a classic meatball? I crave them at least once a month. Not sure if it's because they're so saucy, so comforting, so packed with protein, so tasty...but there is definitely something about them that draws me to them...
You'll find this Beef and Sweet Potato Crockpot Chili recipe super easy to make and super easy to eat! I think my husband and I finished the whole pot in a matter of 2 days. It is delicious and comforting,...
Pico de Gallo

Pico de Gallo

Pico de Gallo is a condiment you want to keep in your refrigerator at all times. Reason being: it is so versatile and stupid delicious! You can use it to top proteins (goes really well on top of grilled chicken...
With the Super Bowl coming up in just a few days, I've decided to share some tasty finger foods with you this week. Food is such an important part of Super Bowl Sunday that we all must have a plan...
Pisco Sour

Pisco Sour

Pisco Sour is a very traditional drink in Peru, a neighboring country of the country where I grew up (Ecuador!) The story behind it is that an American bartender, who worked at a popular upscale bar in the early 20's, was...
I have been following a muscle building training program for the last month or so, and apart from heavy lifting, a big part of what will determine my success is my diet. What we eat and the timing of when we eat is huge for these...
It's very easy to cook these days, especially with all the tutorials that people can find on the Internet! All you need are ingredients and a good step-by-step guide, and you can slowly become a better chef. However, if you think...
7 Super Bowl Paleo Recipes

Paleo Nachos

I made you a colorful and large plate of Paleo Nachos today! Isn't it pretty? It's got everything you'd want in a regular nachos plate, minus the cheese. But who needs dairy when you have spicy beef, creamy guacamole,...
Paleo Crepes...say whaaaaaat?! Yes, they are possible. And yes, they are amazing! I've been a crepe lover for as long as I can remember. In Ecuador, crepes were very popular, and growing up, we had awesome little restaurants where we could go to and...
I haven't made meatloaf in a loooong time -- in fact, I don't think I've had a bite of meatloaf in at least a 2 years. It's one of those things where you know its traditional recipe has gluten, so you just don't think...
Roasted butternut squash soup, warm blankets, a cozy fireplace, a romantic comedy...doesn't this combination sound amazing? It would certainly make for the perfect weekend date at home, that's for sure. Enjoying a good soup in the right environment can easily be one the most soothing activities...
Twice baked? What does that mean? Is it a lot of work? Does it take hours to do? These might be some of the questions that pop into your head a after reading today's recipe's name. Totally normal. I'd be thinking the same thing too! Twice baked...
Coconut oil is a beautiful thing. It is so good for you, so versatile. You can use it for so many things, like making scrambled eggs or moisturizing your skin. I literally start using coconut oil 10 minutes after waking up...
Cashew Clusters

Cashew Clusters

Cashew Clusters have become one of my husband’s favorite treats. I keep them in the freezer for him, and slowly, but surely, I see them disappear. He’ll eat one or two at a time, so nothing crazy either, but...
These Mexican Sweet Potato Rounds are something special. I usually eat all of the recipes I make for my blog right after I photograph them, as I want to make sure I get the right picture before I jump in...
This Winter Chicken Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette is one of my go-to salads in wintertime. It is filling and extremely delicious! Salads are a great way to nourish your body and to help keep your immune system strong. We...
I have a recipe that I think you’ll really enjoy! This Paleo Thai Chicken Pad See Ew is from Louise at PaleoMagazine.com, and it’s one of the recipes in The Essential Paleo Cookbook, which I encourage you to check out. The recipe Louise is sharing...
Creamy Coco Bites

Creamy Coco Bites

Creamy Paleo Coco Bites to the rescue! Have you ever been in such a hurry that you need to leave your house faster than lightening and there is no time at all for you to pack a lunch? Ah, yes. That's...
Cacao Protein Shake

Cacao Protein Shake

2016 is here and it has arrived along with a plethora of resolutions. Everyone seems to have one, and it seems to me like most of these resolutions are either health or fitness oriented. I am not sure when...
Two days ago I was at the produce section of Boise's Whole Foods, and to my surprise, I came across a sign that advertised Ecuadorian plantains! (I posted a picture of this on my Instagram account -- do you have Instagram? If so, follow...
If you talk to my friends, they’ll tell you that they’ve definitely had these Crispy Purple Sweet Potatoes served to them as a side dish when they come over for dinner in my home. Yup. That’s because these are...
Good butterflied grilled chicken can be a challenge to prepare. We know this because we typically want all of the following to be true of good grilled chicken: Full of flavor Juicy Well done (but not burnt!) A good grilled chicken breast can...
Paleo Pumpkin Bread

Paleo Pumpkin Bread

I don’t know if you’ve noticed by the types of recipes I share on my blog, but I LOVE baking Paleo breads and waffles. I am obsessed with baked goods. And “why?” you may ask. Well, the answer is...
This banana bread right here is one of my biggest and latest obsessions. I’ll even go as far as saying that it’s the BEST ever paleo banana bread I have ever made (and tried). It has that perfect bread texture we...
Blackberry Ice Cream

Blackberry Ice Cream

If there is one thing I can have over and over again is a good waffle. And I think it shows, as I keep sharing Paleo-friendly waffle recipes over and over again with you guys. And now that you have...
Fluffy Pecan Waffles

Fluffy Pecan Waffles

Last week I blogged about a delicious Pecan Milk recipe I had made for my husband. I shared this recipe with you, so you could re-create it too and enjoy a healthy nut-based milk with your families at home. On...
Mini Paleo Fudge Cups

Mini Paleo Fudge Cups

Goodness me, these Mini Paleo Fudge Cups are something special. I have a thing for chocolate and I won't deny it. ;) Sometimes, I feel like my desire for chocolate is stronger than me…to the point where there is little to nothing I...
My husband and I recently had a food sensitivities blood test (called MRT – Mediator Release Test) done through our nutritionist and her husband who is a doctor. We got our results back, and it truly has been eye opening...
One of my favorite things is to enjoy a warm beverage right after lunch or sometime in the late afternoon. I love having a hot drink with me while I work, as it brings comfort and it gives me...
It's tough to find Cashew Milk in grocery stores. One of the few places that I have found carries it, is Whole Foods. And even then, when you look at the ingredients in the back of the carton to...
School is back in session this week for most kids, teens, young adults, and some adults.;) Summer break has come to an end (boo!), and it’s now time to focus and get back into that good ol’ routine that makes...
If you follow me on Instagram you probably saw this Nut Free Chocolate Birthday Cake post coming. I took a picture of my birthday cake a few days ago and shared it with all of my Instagram followers. I felt compelled to share...
I am so thrilled to share this recipe with you today! Not only is it finger licking good (literally), but it's also my husband's own recipe creation. How cute is that? This was his second time cooking for me ever, and let me...
Last week, my husband asked me what I wanted for my birthday. I love my birthday -- I am a Leo so of course I love my birthday -- and typically I choose to go out and enjoy a...
I think I’ve told you guys this before, but every Sunday, my husband and I have a Paleo breakfast feast at home. As soon as I wake up, I head to the kitchen, get my pans out, my ingredients...
I cannot believe it has taken me this long to post my filet mignon recipe. This recipe is a staple in my home, one of my favorite things to cook and eat. It is super easy to make, which...
Bison is my new favorite kind of ground meat. It is lean, it is flavorful and it is versatile. With it, you can make all sorts of recipes, including (but not limited to) burgers, meatballs, meatloaf and meaty spaghetti sauce. And the cool part...
To honor National Cheesecake Day I am sharing an all Paleo cheesecake recipe today! I think most of us secretly love cheesecake, but are afraid to have a piece. Whether it be for weight gain reasons, for dairy intolerance reasons, or for gluten intolerance...
I don't consider myself an entertaining guru by any means, but over the last four years of my life (around the same amount of time I have been married) I have hosted my fair share of parties. I love opening my...
It’s only Thursday and I’m already excited about the weekend! I am a weekend-sucker. I ADORE weekends. But I think we all do. Amiright?! The weekend brings promise. We are free to do whatever we want, whenever we want to do it, and whomever...
Whenever we have a family event or get-together, it is very likely that my mother-in-law and sister-in-law will ask me to bring my World Famous Guacamole. It's cute how much they love my Guacamole. I love to see how they enjoy it so much,...
Dinners in my home have become lighter and lighter these days, and that's because summer this year has come with mighty power! The days are so hot out there, that all I want to do is drink lots of water and...
Hope everyone's holiday weekend was a blast and well spent by being with family, eating lots of good food, drinking lots of good drinks, and watching loud and impressive fireworks! My husband and I spent a very nice and chill...