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Lemon Curd Coconut Cupcakes

So I brought these lemon curd coconut cupcakes to a birthday party at the office recently. They looked just like any other cupcakes – certainly no way to tell by looking that they were Paleo. It would all come down to the taste, but I was confident in my creation. So when a particularly anti-Paleo…

Cinnamon Apple Crisp with Coconut Cream

Instead of making a big pan of apple crisp, the apple itself serves as the base of the dessert, with the required crispy topping going right on top of the apple. For the crisp topping we’re going with almond flour to avoid any issues with gluten, wheat, or any grains. The almond flour provides healthy…

The Best Homemade Coconut Milk

Coconut milk is a wonderful alternative for people who are lactose intolerant or allergic to soy – or for people following the Paleo diet. Coconut milk also carries certain health benefits. The high fat content of coconut milk is composed of short and medium chain fatty acids, which contain lauric acid. Lauric acid is effective…

How to Make Whipped Coconut Cream

Whipped coconut cream is definitely not a new concept that I have created out of thin air. I have seen it popping up all over the place and wanted to provide a guideline here for how to make it. The ingredients are extremely important in this recipe. A can of full-fat coconut milk is the…

Curried Coconut Cauliflower Rice with Sausage

The recipe begins by ricing the cauliflower. Roughly chop up a head of cauliflower and place into a food processor. Pulse until the florets break down into small pieces the size of rice grains. I have to do this in two batches to get all of the cauliflower florets to break down. The next step…

12 Cluck-worthy Paleo Coconut Chicken Recipes

These Paleo coconut chicken recipes all conform to the approved ingredients list, and do a good job of bringing big coconut flavor to your chicken. You’ll find some that use vegetables to help make it taste amazing, and others that use tested winners like lime to accentuate the flavor.

Coconut Lime Energy Bites

I call them ‘energy’ bites because of all the good ingredients that can help to power you through your day. Almonds and cashews provide good fats and fiber to keep you fueled and your heart healthy. Dates, responsible for the naturally sweet component to the recipe, also add fiber and potassium to your diet. Not…

6 Fantastic Paleo Coconut Breads

Coconut bread can go a long way in helping you overcome any bread cravings that might pop up when you start eating Paleo. Coconut flour makes it so you avoid using wheat or other grains for the base of the bread, and it creates a nice light loaf that you’re sure to enjoy. Paleo is…

Is Coconut Oil Good for You?

After seeing it in so many Paleo recipes you may be wondering “Is coconut oil good for you?” Depending on who you ask, coconut oil is either a godsend or something you should only use in limited quantities because it’s bad for you. We wanted to get to the bottom of this and provide the…

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