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Banana Pumpkin Custard (Paleo, Whole30 & Kid-Approved)

Some of you may recall from my blog post, My Pregnant Whole30, that I allowed a few SWYPO (Sex With Your Pants On) options during my September Whole30. I made this conscious decision based on the amount of hormonal cravings I was experiencing.  At the time, I was struggling with either ending my Whole30 (and… Continue reading Banana Pumpkin Custard (Paleo, Whole30 & Kid-Approved)

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Paleo Protein Pumpkin “Granola”

I’ll admit it, I’m a sucker for all things PUMPKIN!  Fall is my favorite season, so it’s no surprise that I jump on the bandwagon of all the fall food favorites! A lot of autumn recipes consist of Whole30/Paleo ingredients (pumpkin, pumpkin spice, coconut, nuts), so creating a “granola” fits right in. I love this… Continue reading Paleo Protein Pumpkin “Granola”

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Paleo Brownies with Berry Compote (Nut-free and Vegetarian)

Brownies….need I say more? To fancy this dessert up for a dinner party, serve with dairy-free ice cream and a berry compote; perfect for those warm summer nights.  Trust me, you’ll love this one! Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 60 minutes Recipe adapted from: The Coconut Mama INGREDIENTS: 1 Cup Coconut Flour 1/2 Teaspoon baking… Continue reading Paleo Brownies with Berry Compote (Nut-free and Vegetarian)

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Chocolate Nut Bars (Paleo, Vegetarian, Kid-Friendly)

I first discovered this recipe when I was planning my best friend’s baby shower.  Her theme was “Let the Adventure Begin….” as she is an outdoors-woman and avid hiker. Along with a trail mix bar, I also wanted to include a hearty “granola” bar to tie in with the theme.  This bar doesn’t contain any… Continue reading Chocolate Nut Bars (Paleo, Vegetarian, Kid-Friendly)

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Magic Cookie Bars (Paleo & Vegan)

Teacher Appreciation Week is next week! If you are like me, you are normally scrambling Sunday night trying to come up with the best gift for those rockstars that deal with teach our kids all day/year long. BUT NOT THIS YEAR! I am planning ahead and so are you! My kids scored three really great teachers this… Continue reading Magic Cookie Bars (Paleo & Vegan)

Create the Balance · Dessert · Kid-friendly · Paleo · Vegetarian

Chocolate Chip Cookies (Paleo, Nut-free)

I love cookies. Like LOVE cookies.  My husband calls me a cookie monster as I could easily eat an entire box of cookies in one sitting. As a part of my Food Freedom Forever, I’ve accepted this about myself and like an addict, try to control it (LOLz). I am always on the hunt for… Continue reading Chocolate Chip Cookies (Paleo, Nut-free)