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...
The 4th of July is coming and everyone in America is getting their grills and their grilling supplies ready for the big day! We love to gather around on patios with family and celebrate our Independence Day the right way. We start...
I have a love-hate relationship with our current weather. I ADORE the sun, the fun summer activities, to wear shorts and flip flops, and the general summer vibes. However, when the temperature reaches the three-digit mark, things get real. I...
Today is the first time ever in history that I share an instructional cooking video! I have been meaning to film one of these for you for a REALLY long time, so it has definitely been long overdue. But, better late than never, right?...
One of my favorite things is having a delicious snack to munch on while working, taking a break, or hanging out with friends…specially those that are crunchy and full of flavor! My favorite type of snack is one that not only provides an...
Today is Father's Day, and I want to wish a happy, happy day to all the wonderful fathers out there -- we love you and appreciate you greatly. You are our examples to follow, our teachers, our rocks, our...
How many times have we been bummed out at not being able to fully participate in a Cheese and Wine party due to dietary restrictions? I know I have! Dairy does not sit well with us Paleo people (especially when consumed in...
Today's Healthy Bowl has bold, flavorful and naturally sweet ingredients. I've added cherries, blackberries and bananas to the mix. Isn't this Blackberry Bliss Healthy Bowl with Cherries on Top just dreamy? It sure is -- and it will quench your thirst and cool you...
When the days get longer and hotter, and one starts sweating seconds after stepping outside, one knows summer is RIGHT around the corner. Everyone loves summer…especially this Ecuadorian girl right here! I am used to lots of direct sunlight and humidity, which means...
Best waffles I have made to date. No joke. These little fellers are something else, you guys! I made these for my husband and for myself yesterday for a Sunday-fun-day brunch date at our house, and oh-boy, we were...
My favorite dinners consist of nice juicy steaks and hearty side dishes. Give me that, and I melt. When we go out for dinner and I order this combination, I will not stop saying “this is so good” until the...
It’s June already! Can you believe it? How CRAZY is that? Seems like we went directly from winter to summer, skipping Spring altogether! Time is passing by way too fast. I don’t know about you, but I’m definitely planning on slowing...
My family loves bread, and I think this love started with my great grandma. Every day, my great grandma would eat freshly baked Ecuadorian bread; she had a piece for breakfast and a piece for her “light dinner” (which consisted of just “cafecito con pan” --...
With the weather getting warmer and the days getting longer, nothing sounds better than a wholesomely delicious Healthy Bowl to cool off, unwind and recover. You guys know I am in love with these little bowls of healthiness, right? (I think...
Paleo breakfasts are the best kind of breakfasts. They do such a great job at filling you up, keeping you satisfied, giving you energy, making you feel good afterwards (not bloated or uncomfortable), and at being incredibly delicious. Paleo is definitely my pick whenever I...
I have a fun recipe for you guys today; a delicious Strawberry Dream Healthy Bowl! Since it's springtime, and the weather is warming up fast, I have been cooling off and quenching my thirst with these fun frozen fruit bowls. I can't seem to get...
Healthy Bowls is where it’s at! I LOVE these things. I am seriously obsessed...can't you tell? I have one every single day, and I don't think I'm going to tire of that anytime soon. These little bowls of healthiness are...