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Fifty 4th of July Paleo DESSERT Recipes

Fifty 4th of July Paleo DESSERT Recipes

Here I am, back at it again, with the 4th of July paleo recipe-round ups. Only this one, has fifty 4th of July Paleo...
Fifty 4th of July Paleo GRILL Recipes

Fifty 4th of July Paleo GRILL Recipes

Are you ready for these fifty 4th of July Paleo grill recipes? I mean, they are all out-of-this-world good and incredibly mouthwatering, so I...

Fifty 4th of July Paleo DRINK Recipes

Now that we have a week until our Independence Day, I want you to have this handy paleo recipe compilation for the big celebration; these fifty...
Frothy Matcha Latte

Frothy Matcha Latte

This Frothy Matcha Latte has become my latest obsession. If you follow me on Instagram, you'll know that I drink these quite a bit. I have...
58 Menly Men Father's Day Paleo Recipes

58 Menly Men Father’s Day Paleo Recipes

Father’s Day is right around the corner, and to celebrate all the awesome dads in our lives, I have put together 58 Menly Men...
How-to: Make Homemade Cashew Flour

How to Make Homemade Cashew Flour

I have a super easy tutorial for you today! One that teaches you how to make homemade cashew flour in your handy dandy food processor. It's...
Nutella Collagen Bliss Balls

Nutella Collagen Bliss Balls

These Nutella Collagen Bliss Balls are going to knock your socks off. They are LITERALLY the best treat my husband and I have tried,...
How To: Roast Hazelnuts

How To: Roast Hazelnuts

Today's blog post will teach you how to roast hazelnuts at home. Neat, right? It is an easy and quick process, and the results are oh-so...
Protein Peanut Butter Rice Krispy Cups

Protein Peanut Butter Rice Krispy Cups

Disclaimer: these Protein Peanut Butter Rice Krispy Cups are not 100% Paleo. They are, however, dairy free, gluten free and vegan friendly! If you're...
Frozen Blackberry Torte

Frozen Blackberry Torte

How about this gorgeous Frozen Blackberry Torte to treat yourself and your loved ones this week? I think YES. I know of a few people in my life who...
Smokey Kale Salad

Smokey Kale Salad

There have to be a lot of people, who like me, are in constant search for new and exciting kale salad recipes! Is my...
Brownie Bread

Brownie Bread

Would you believe me if I said this Brownie BREAD calls for no flour? No wheat flour, gluten free flours, nut flours, coconut flour, nor...
Plantain Cake

Plantain Cake

An ingredient that reminds me a ton of my beautiful home country, Ecuador, is the glorious plantain. And that's because my beautiful mother, who still lives...
Almond Butter Fudge

Almond Butter Fudge

If you've been following me for a while, you've probably seen my How To Make Homemade Creamy Almond Butter post, as it's one of...
Buckwheat Cacao Granola (Gluten-Free!)

Buckwheat Cacao Granola (Gluten-Free!)

By now, you guys know that I am a huge sucker for granola. I've shared various granola recipes on the blog before, and now...
Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

Have you ever craved something so strongly that no matter how hard you try to think of other things to distract your mind, you still...
61 Killer Waffle Recipes (Paleo, Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Grain Free)

61 Killer Waffle Recipes (Paleo, Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Grain Free)

Are you a breakfast person? A brunch person? A brinner person? If you are, you came to the right place. Because this blog post...
3 Layer Paleo Carrot Cake

3 Layer Paleo Carrot Cake

Many things in life make me happy. My husband, my family, my girlfriends, hosting parties, a good fiction book, a glass of wine after...
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...
61 Paleo Salsa Recipes You Must Try

61 Paleo Salsa Recipes You Must Try

With Summer right around the corner -- along with its awesome BBQs, pool parties, picnics and get togethers -- it is only appropriate we...
Gluten-Free Dark Chocolate Rice Krispies

Gluten-Free Dark Chocolate Rice Krispies

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...
Paleo Vanilla Cupcakes

Paleo Vanilla Cupcakes

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...
Paleo Whipped Buttercream

Paleo Whipped Buttercream

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...
Turmeric Cauliflower Kale Salad with Roasted Pepitas

Turmeric Cauliflower Kale Salad with Roasted Pepitas

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...
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...
White Chocolate Chia Pudding

White Chocolate Chia Pudding

Hello White Chocolate Chia Pudding, you decadent, sweet little thing you. My taste buds love you and my morning energy levels need you. Thanks...
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...
Lemon Citrus Vinaigrette

Lemon Citrus Vinaigrette

You guys. The weather is finally getting better in Boise, and I could not be happier! The sun is my life, and warm weather...
Strawberry Paradise Smoothie

Strawberry Paradise Smoothie

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...
Lemon Poppy Seed Protein Waffles

Lemon Poppy Seed Protein Waffles

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,...
46 Ways to Eat Avocados

46 Ways to Eat Avocados

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...
Dark Chocolate Smoothie with Collagen Peptides

Dark Chocolate Smoothie with Collagen Peptides

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...
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...
Vanilla Protein Chia Pudding

Vanilla Protein Chia Pudding

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...
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...
Paleo Sweetened Condensed Milk

Paleo Sweetened Condensed Milk

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...
My 7 Skin Care Secrets

My 7 Skin Care Secrets

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...
14 Valentine’s Day Ideas for the Health Nut

14 Valentine’s Day Ideas for the Health Nut

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...
Massaged Kale and Roasted Squash Winter Salad with Maple Vinaigrette

Massaged Kale and Roasted Squash Winter Salad with Maple Vinaigrette

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...
NO SANDWICHES PLZ! 19 Non-Sandwich Paleo Lunch Recipes

NO SANDWICHES PLZ! 19 Non-Sandwich Paleo Lunch Recipes

I have a feeling a lot of you feel like I do around this time of year: in need of a good strategy to...
45 Paleo Christmas Cookies for Santa

45 Christmas Paleo Cookies for Santa

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...
39 Paleo Brunch Recipes for Christmas

39 Paleo Brunch Recipes for Christmas

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...
How To Make Granola Jars for Christmas

How To: Make Granola Jars 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,...
Pumpkin Pie Paleo Soft Bars

Pumpkin Pie Paleo Soft Bars

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....
No-Corn Paleo Cornbread

No-Corn Paleo Cornbread

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...
No-Bean Spicy Chicken Paleo Chili

No-Bean Spicy Chicken Paleo Chili

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...
79 Killer Crepe & Tortilla Paleo Recipes

79 Killer Crepe & Tortilla Paleo Recipes

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...
Sweet Raspberry Paleo Muffins

Sweet Raspberry Paleo Muffins

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,...
135 Paleo Recipes for Kids

135 Paleo Recipes for Kids

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...
Paleo Plantain Waffles

Paleo Plantain Waffles

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...
Creamy Paleo Waldorf Salad

Creamy Paleo Waldorf Salad

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.
Oven Roasted Butternut Squash and Brussels Sprouts

Oven Roasted Butternut Squash with Brussels Sprouts

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...
Sonoma Chicken Salad

Sonoma Chicken Salad

My honey 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...
Energy Boosting Paleo Granola

Energy Boosting Paleo Granola

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...
Blackened Chicken with Avocado and Cucumber Salsa

Blackened Chicken with Avocado and Cucumber Salsa

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...
Avocado and Cucumber Salsa

Avocado and Cucumber Salsa

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...
Paleo Chocolate Chunk Banana Bread

Paleo Chocolate Chunk Banana Bread

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...
73 Paleo Pumpkin Recipes

73 Paleo Pumpkin Recipes

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...
99 Fudgey Paleo Brownie Recipes

99 Fudgy Paleo Brownie Recipes

Let me start by saying that I have never craved chocolate so much my life as I did while doing research for this Paleo...
Strawberry Poppy Seed Paleo Bread

Strawberry Poppy Seed Paleo Bread

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...
Summer Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette

Summer Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette

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...
Fudgiest Paleo Brownies

Fudgiest Paleo Brownies

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...
57 Recipes for Bacon Lovers

57 Recipes for Bacon Lovers

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...
53 Paleo Breakfasts That Aren't Eggs

53 Paleo Breakfasts That Aren’t Eggs

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...
Paleo Cool Nectarine Smoothie Recipe

Paleo Cool Nectarine Smoothie Recipe

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...
Dirty Chai Paleo Muffins with Cinnamon Sugar and Whipped Cream

Dirty Chai Paleo Muffins with Cinnamon Sugar Whipped Cream

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...
Blackened Tilapia with Paleo Cole Slaw

Blackened Tilapia with Paleo Cole Slaw

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...
6 Exercises For Building Dream Shoulders

6 Exercises For Building Dream Shoulders

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...
29 Paleo Treats You Can Literally Have for Breakfast

29 Paleo Treats You Can Literally Have for Breakfast

I am BEYOND excited about this 29 Paleo Treat Recipes round-up! And you guys are in for a total "treat" today! (Get it, get it?) I have...
Paleo Açaí Boost Smoothie Recipe

Paleo Açaí Boost Smoothie Recipe

I have another incredibly delicious Paleo-approved smoothie recipe for you guys today! This one is super trendy (because of one of it's sweet ingredients),...
Paleo Blueberry Goodness Smoothie Recipe

Paleo Blueberry Goodness Smoothie Recipe

How about a smoothie treat? One that is delicious, refreshing and nutritious! This Paleo Blueberry Goodness Smoothie recipe is a total winner; it can help you re-energize...
43 Paleo Recipes that Prove Kale Doesn't Suck

43 Paleo Recipes that Prove Kale Doesn’t Suck

There is something about warm weather that makes me want to eat nothing but salads. I crave a light, refreshing, tasty salad more than I crave dark...
3 paleo recipes for Mother's Day Brunch

3 Paleo Recipes for Mother’s Day Brunch

Happy Mother's Day to all of the beautiful mothers out there! You guys fill our lives with love, kindness, gentleness, wiseness and generosity. I...
Paleo Chicken Skewers Recipe

Paleo Chicken Skewers Recipe

Don't you just love quality Summertime (or Springtime) BBQ? I know I do! I am a sucker for all things grilled. I mean, seriously, don't these Paleo...
Wake up to watermelon paleo smoothie recipe

Wake Up to Watermelon Smoothie

This Wake Up to Watermelon Smoothie is one of the one hundred and fifty recipes I have in my Paleo Smoothies cookbook! I am sharing it...
73 Paleo Bread Recipes You'll Love

73 Paleo Bread Recipes You’ll Love

Paleo breads are easily the most delicious, scrumptious, and satisfying of treats. They are made with nature's best ingredients, which are nutrient dense and are...
Devastating Earthquake in Ecuador

Devastating Earthquake in Ecuador

As many as you know, I was born and raised in Quito, Ecuador. At the age of eighteen, I moved to Boise, Idaho to...
6-stretches-to-unlock-your-tight-hips

6 Stretches To Unlock Your Tight Hips

Tight hips can be a major bummer when you are trying to be active or live a healthy lifestyle.  They are downright debilitating!  Go...

15 Minute Buns Blast Workout

Since summer is just around the corner, I wanted to share with you guys a glute workout that is perfect for home, hotel room,...
7 Paleo Recipes with a Latin Twist e-Book

7 Paleo Recipes with a Latin Twist e-Book!

I have a super cool announcement today. Are you ready for it? Okay. Here it goes... I came out with my very first Paleo Diet recipes e-Book....
Kale and Golden Beets Salad with Blood Orange Vinaigrette

Kale and Golden Beets Salad with Blood Orange Vinaigrette

Who doesn't crave salads during the Spring and Summer months? I know I do! I love how refreshing and light they feel, how delicious they can...
Amazing Paleo Diet Infographic

Is that Paleo? A Quick Paleo Diet Guide (Infographic)

I've prepared a quick paleo diet guide for your enjoyment! First off, I don't like to consider Paleo an actual "diet",  I see it as...
arm sculpting workout

10-Minute Workout to Sculpt Your Arms

Spring is already here and summer is on the way and so I wanted to give you all a quick 10-Minute workout to help...
Paleo Diet Protein Waffle with Strawberry Topping Recipe

Paleo Diet Protein Waffle with Strawberry Topping Recipe

I am a sucker for a good waffle. Especially for the kind that make me feel good, that are healthy, that are nutritious, and...
Paleo Diet Tuna Salad Recipe

5 Minute Paleo Diet Tuna Salad Recipe

I love easy. Easy is good. Especially when it has to do with cooking. And for the love of easy, I have a treat for you...
Paleo Diet Sea Bass in Coconut Sauce Recipe

Paleo Diet Sea Bass in Coconut Sauce Recipe

I have THE fish recipe for you. It's colorful and flavorful...one of my favorite fish recipes to date! This Paleo Diet Sea Bass in Coconut Sauce...
Paleo Diet Halibut Ceviche Recipe

Paleo Diet Halibut Ceviche Recipe

Ceviche is a very traditional appetizer in Latin America. One more commonly enjoyed on the coast. However, it can be enjoyed anywhere and at any time. In Ecuador, we...
9 Fun Paleo Diet Recipes for Easter

9 Fun Paleo Diet Recipes for Easter

I thought that sharing 9 Fun Paleo Diet Recipes for Easter with you guys would be really nice. Especially since Easter Sunday is upon us! I have carefully selected...
Paleo Dark Chocolate Mint Mocha Recipe

Paleo Dark Chocolate Mint Mocha Recipe

This Paleo Dark Chocolate Mint Mocha recipe is my new favorite drink. It's the kind of drink that provides comfort and satisfies the soul. Sipping...

3 Paleo Diet Snack Recipes You’ll Love

Paleo Diet Snack Recipes, YUM! Sometimes we need a delicious snack, and we need it right away. All too often, we reach for unhealthy items in our pantries or forget about...
Gluten Free Breakfast Bars Recipe

Gluten Free Breakfast Bars Recipe

This Gluten Free Breakfast Bar Recipe is amazingly delicious! It is not 100% Paleo as it calls for gluten free oats, so if you are...
Balsamic Mustard Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Balsamic Mustard Roasted Brussels Sprouts

This past weekend was magical. My brother-in-law married his best friend and sweetheart this Saturday, and it was definitely a wedding to remember. There...
Lavender Raw Cheesecake

Lavender Raw Cheesecake

If you follow me on Instagram, you've probably seen pictures that showcase Nikki's Coconut Butters products. I am seriously obsessed with her coconut butters. Truly,...
Egg White and Sweet Potato Omelette

Egg White and Sweet Potato Omelette

My husband returned home from his brother's bachelor party last night, and he was craving a healthy, tasty, homemade meal that had a good...
Deconstructed Cheesecake Bites

Deconstructed Cheesecake Bites

Let's talk about these Deconstructed Cheesecake Bites for a second. I am in love with them. They are so darn cute. They're the perfect size for those days...
Sweet Vanilla Hemp Protein Waffles

Sweet Vanilla Hemp Protein Waffles

Yesterday was a fun day! Not only did I get to create and eat these delicious Sweet Vanilla Hemp Protein Waffles (topped with lots of strawberries, coconut...
Oil Pulling

Oil Pulling

I’m going to let you in on a little health secret of mine...my morning routine! When I tell you what I do, you may think...
Carrot Cake Cheesecake

Carrot Cake Cheesecake

This is no regular carrot cake recipe. This is a super special carrot cake recipe for two reasons: one, it has CHEESECAKE layers (whaaaaa?),...
Paleo Tips for Beginners

Paleo Tips for Beginners

A few weeks ago I was asked by the cavemandietblog.com to share my number one tip on how to get started on the Paleo Diet....
Nikki's Coconut Butter

Nikki’s Coconut Butter

I got something very exciting in the mail last week. A package full of Paleo goodies! It was a set of four amazingly delicious Nikki's Coconut...