Healthy Baking Ingredients: What To Use And Why

I replace white sugar with date sugar at a 1:1 ratio to create paleo treats. Learn more about healthy baking ingredients with my 6 key substitutions.

Whether you’ve been following me on Instagram, or you’ve just surfed onto my blog, chances are you’ve noticed that I avoid processed flours, sugars, and oils in my recipes. I use healthy baking ingredients not because it’s a fad or even because someone in my family has an intolerance. Making healthy substitutions for more nutrient-dense […]

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Apple Pie Filling Cups (Paleo/Whole 30/Vegan)

Looking for a quick and healthy fall dessert? Try these Apple Pie Filling Cups!

Holy shizzzzz I can’t believe today is the last day of my Whole 30! To be honest, I was very┬átempted to quit a few days early, but I figured I’d come this far and I may as well see it through. So instead, I got creative and whipped up a healthy fall dessert: Apple Pie […]

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5 Reasons Why Pegan Is The New Keto

Pegan Diet - rainbow carrots

Move over Paleo, Whole 30, and Keto, there’s a new “healthiest diet ever” in town: The Pegan Diet. I should start by explaining that I don’t believe in diets. Here’s why: diets do not equal lifestyle changes, nor do they give us the tools to make healthier choices. So once we finish them, we tend […]

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Paleo English Butter Toffee

Photo of my Paleo English Butter Toffee

It seems like everyone has a dietary restriction these days, which can make bringing hostess gifts tricky. Bring a bottle of wine, and you’ll arrive to find the family is doing a cleanse. A box of brownies yields the discovery that Dad is gluten-free. And let’s not even get started on dairy or nuts! That’s […]

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Why You Need To Make Homemade Ghee

Homemade ghee and brown butter ghee, side by side

While ghee it’s one of my favorite cooking fats, its high cost can be tough to swallow. That motivated me to start making homemade ghee. I tried two different methods and when I botched one, I came upon one of my happiest cooking accidents: brown butter ghee. This is the story of my journey into […]

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Paleo Coconut Coffee Cake

If you’ve been bookmarking my recipes (which I hope you have) but haven’t had the time to make one yet, then drop everything, preheat your oven to 350, and make this Paleo Coconut Coffee Cake! It’s rich. It’s toasty. It demands to be eaten with a fork and a hot beverage. And it’s probably the best […]

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Beet Orange Brownies (Gluten-Free)

Growing up, my mom made everything from scratch: layered birthday cakes, traditional French bouche de Noel, strawberry shortcakes in summer. Literally everything. I only remember seeing a box of mix cross our countertop once and that was during my sixth birthday party when each kid baked and decorated our own slice of “cake.” I don’t […]

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Paleo Instant Pot Sweet Potato Chili

Making chili the day after Super Bowl might seem counterintuitive, but my Monday playbook calls for a quick and easy dinner after a weekend when I didn’t meal prep. And when our family is in the mood for an uncomplicated, comforting bowl of healthy food, chili scores big every time. Simple doesn’t have to mean basic, though; […]

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Maple Caramel Nice Cream

I love a beautifully latticed fruit pie or a decadent flourless chocolate cake, but I try to choose healthy, nutritious snacks for the everyday. With its base of fruit and healthy fats, this dairy-free frozen treat is the perfect solution for those random sweet cravings. Print Maple Caramel Nice Cream Craving sweets? Whip up a […]

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