Category Archives: Sweet Treats

Blue Banana Smoothie

1 banana, chopped in chunks and frozen ½ cup frozen blueberries 1 oz spinach (I used frozen chopped)* 1 egg yolk 1 cup almond milk or coconut milk** *Cannot taste it. Cannot see it. The deep blue of the berries … Continue reading

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Nutty Monkey Smoothie

Also known as the healthy fat smoothie, this one has great potential to fill you up and energize you all morning. I paired it with two soft-boiled eggs for a perfect breakfast that kept me satisfied for hours. (No small … Continue reading

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Strawberry Banana Smoothie

This is a simple and easy refreshing smoothie that I usually enjoy along with my 2-egg breakfast. The yogurt (especially if it is homemade) provides a probiotic boost, a decent dose of protein, and lots of healthy dairy fats (especially … Continue reading

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Rich and Creamy Dark Chocolate Smoothie, and Smoothie Week Begins!

If you have not noticed, I have been on a bit of a banana binge lately. I used them in my almond butter banana cake a long while back, but then almost forgot about them until recently. They are tasty … Continue reading

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Easy Paleo Chocolate Pudding

Alright so maybe it is not quite as easy as a box of jell-o, but it is darn close, and a whole lot healthier – no hydrogenated oils, artificial flavors, or refined sugars. And no dairy, either. In fact, this … Continue reading

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Chocolate Banana Ice Cream (Dairy-Free, No Added Sugars)

I love ice cream. I used to love Ben and Jerry’s, although I gave that up. Now I am enjoying experimenting with paleo ingredients to make indulgent ice cream treats that do not leave me with a sugar crash, or … Continue reading

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Chunky Monkey Muffins

These muffins are moist, delicious, gooey, chocolatey, indulgent like a bowl of Ben and Jerry’s, yet totally free of dairy, grains, refined sweeteners, guilt, and post-dessert itis. They are delicious eaten warm, right out of the oven. That is what … Continue reading

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Chocolate Coconut Cupcakes

These cupcakes make for a rich and decadent, though not overly sweet, dessert, and they are incredibly nutrient-dense, to boot. Coconut is a nutrient powerhouse, as is raw cacao. And you have already heard me praise the amazing health benefits … Continue reading

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Individual Rhubarb Crisps

I have been getting creative lately in order to use up our bumper crop of rhubarb, making large batches of salsa, chutney to serve over my pork at dinner, and even rhubarb ice cream. I recently decided that I ought … Continue reading

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Rhubarb and Strawberries Make (Dairy-Free!) Pink Sweet Tart Ice Cream

This is a great summery dessert recipe that makes use of our abundant supply of rhubarb. It is sweet, tart, refreshing, and a tasty way to cool off on a hot day, and yes, as brightly colored as any sweet … Continue reading

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