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Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread
Desserts

Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread

I baked this Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread last weekend to bring to a dinner party. The recipe yielded two mini loafs, so I figured I’d give one to the host as a gift, and bring the other one to share for dessert. The recipe came together because: 1.) I wanted to bring a treat to

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Triple Chocolate Protein Muffins
Desserts

Triple Chocolate Protein Muffins

TRIPLE CHOCOLATE PROTEIN MUFFINS! Let me say that again: Triple. Chocolate. Protein. Muffins. That’s right. Not one, not two, but THREE different kinds of chocolate were used in the making of this recipe. And spoiler alert: it was flipping’ delicious. The raw cacao powder, the dark chocolate chips/chunks, the chocolate whey protein powder. 🙌 So much chocolate

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Plant Protein Bars
Breakfast

Peanut Butter Chocolate Plant Protein Bars

THIS RECIPE IS SPONSORED BY SWANSON. These Peanut Butter Chocolate Plant Protein Bars are LIFE. Know that if you make these, you may never see protein bars in the same light again. You’ll ban store bought ones and will only want to make them at home from then on. There, you’ve been warned! 💁🏻‍♀️ Naturally gluten-free,

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Arrowroot and Almond Flour Paleo Waffles
Breakfast

Arrowroot and Almond Flour Paleo Waffles

Arrowroot and Almond Flour Paleo Waffles: my newest and latest breakfast obsession. These fluffy and light little bundles of joy were enjoyed by us on Christmas Day for breakfast, right after unwrapping presents and enjoying our morning cup of Joe. When we stay in town for the holidays, which is very unusual since we typically

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Paleo Chocolate Covered Cookies
Desserts

Paleo Chocolate Covered Cookies

These Paleo Chocolate Covered Cookies though. Magic! They are extra perfect for this time of year: when Christmas cookie exchange parties happen, when hot chocolate and tea need a companion by the fireplace, and when Santa visits at night. The recipe is coming to you just in the nick of time. We can buy cookies anywhere, at

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Best Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookies
Desserts

Best Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookies

These are hands down the best Paleo chocolate chip cookies I have ever made. And have ever tried. They are to die for! Crumbly, golden edges, soft insides, sweet, balanced, HEALTHY. What more can we ask from a cookie? Nothing. Absolutely nothing. This cookie takes the prize! I have become a big fan of cookies

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Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches
Desserts

Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches

I have been DYING to share these 4th of July Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches with you. They are absolutely everything we need a summer dessert to be. Like, EVERYTHING. Here, let’s test it: Delectable? Check! Fun to eat? Check! Perfect for hot weather? Check! Rich and with a bit of chocolate? Check! Healthy? Check! Dietary

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Coconut Cardamom Bliss Balls
Desserts

Coconut Cardamom Bliss Balls

Let me introduce you to one of my hubby and I’s favorites: the perfectly balanced, perfectly sweet, perfectly sized, perfectly DELICIOUS Coconut Cardamom Bliss Balls. ? These little guys have the power to give you comfort, brighten up your day, satiate your cravings…and (best part) nourish you! What a treat! And, aren’t they lovely? They are

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Cassava Flour Sugar Cookies
Desserts

Cassava Flour Sugar Cookies

Cassava Flour Sugar Cookies, THE perfect recipe addition to your next holiday cookie swap party. Believe you me. They are like a little baking miracle. Why? Because they don’t have gluten, dairy or eggs, yet they rise beautifully, hold together nicely, and taste like a sugary dream. Plus, they’re oh so adorable. Just grab some

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Banana Nut Protein Squares
Breakfast

Banana Nut Protein Squares

Guess what I have for you today? A delicious, mouthwatering, totally satisfying and comforting treat: Banana Nut Protein Squares. Ahhhh, the goodness of these! I can’t even. What are Protein Squares? You may ask. Well, they are protein bars. Only fluffier and more cake-like. I  made these a little while back; I want to say

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Paleo Ginger Mocha
Drinks

Paleo Ginger Mocha

Think cozy, comforting and satisfying. That is exactly what you’ll feel with this on hand. I don’t know about you, but when the weather cools down and summer is long gone, I feel the need to surround myself with all things Fall. Cozy sweaters, hot soups, chunky scarves, fireplaces, thicker jeans, tall boots, good books…and

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Breakfast

Blackberry Crumble Pumpkin Bars

Hello Blackberry Crumble Pumpkin Bars! You have arrived to my life at a PERFECT time. Because, let me tell you what. Today is the first day of Fall, and I am ready for some of this season’s most comforting treats. Pumpkin, you may come into my life in allllll of the ways. ? And since today is Friday and

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Cinnamon Roll Energy Balls
Breakfast

Cinnamon Roll Energy Balls

Say hello to one of our new favorite snacks: Cinnamon Roll Energy Balls! I make these babes at least twice a week, as they usually lasts us around four days. The recipe makes eight total, so that means that around two Cinnamon Roll Energy Balls are consumed daily in my home. I’ll have a Cinnamon Roll Energy Ball every other

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Nutella Collagen Bliss Balls
Breakfast

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, and we have tried many. We finished all eleven of them (recipe yields eleven bliss balls) in a matter of three days, and we tried hard to make them last. Trust

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Brownie Bread
Desserts

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 any kind of flour? Have you heard of such a bread before? Neither had I! Until I created this beaut, of course. Therefore, I’d say my Brownie Bread recipe is one of

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Plantain Cake
Breakfast

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 in Ecuador, used to make us plantain treats nonstop. Both Ecuador and my mom are constantly a part of my thoughts, but this time a year, I think of both extra strong because of

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Almond Butter Fudge
Desserts

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 my most popular recipes on the site. At home, I used to make it once a week as we would run out super quickly; I was highly obsessed with almond butter and I used

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Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars
Breakfast

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 cannot manage to shake off the craving? Nor keep your mind away from it? Yup. Me too. Happens to me all the time. It’s how these Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars came to be,

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3 Layer Paleo Carrot Cake
Desserts

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 a long day, the beach, swimming in the ocean, blue skies & sunny days, 90 degree weather, the place where my husband and I got married (my aunt’s vacation farm on the Andes),

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Gluten-Free Dark Chocolate Rice Krispies
Desserts

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 thing is, I made these for my husband, and they are just TOO GOOD not to share. These Gluten Free Dark Chocolate Rice Krispies are, as the name says, are gluten

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