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Crunchy Cherry Pistachio Paleo Granola Bars

I usually buy raw nuts in bulk as a cost-effective way of gathering ingredients to make my own granola and various other Paleo snacks. Once you buy a bag of raw almonds, for example, you can make numerous recipes from it. At the same time, you save money on expensive store-bought granola and boxed granola…

Paleo Guacamole 3 Ways (Classic, Sweet & Spicy)

Guacamole is best made with fresh, ripe avocados. The avocados should be dark and not too mushy or too firm to the touch. Another way to make sure that the avocados aren’t overripe is to remove the small brown button on the stem end. The color underneath should be bright green, not brown, for a…

Smoky Paleo Deviled Eggs (MINE!)

As a recipe, deviled eggs are extremely versatile. They can be dressed up or dressed down for all types of occasions. I have made classic deviled eggs with small variations many a time, but this new smoky version blew me away. In case you have not made them before, the classic version of the filling…

Addictive Parsnip Fries with Truffle Oil

Small to medium size parsnips are the best choice for cooking. They should be firm and without blemishes. Older or larger parsnips usually develop a woody central core that should be cut out. Parsnips can be boiled, roasted, or sautéed. For this recipe, first peel the parsnips and then cut them into thin fries. Toss…

How to Make the Best Baked Beet Chips (My Friends are OBSESSED with These)

Beets may turn your hands bright pink, but they are loaded with health benefits. I couldn’t believe how many nutrients are packed into the little vegetables. Beets help to flush out toxins from your body. They are also high in fiber, potassium, iron, and vitamins A, B, and C. They help to improve blood flow,…

Homemade Blackberry Paleo Fruit Roll-ups

My idea for the flavor combinations actually came from blackberry smoothies that I really like. It was really simple to convert the blackberry and mint to fruit roll-ups. The first step is to puree the ingredients in a food processor or blender to make a beautiful purple blend. Unlike the strawberries, which I cooked down…

Sweet Potato Tater Tots with Homemade Ketchup

I tried making sweet potato tots three different ways to figure out the best process. I added the same ingredients to each of the three trials, but cooked the potatoes differently. For the first attempt, I grated raw sweet potato and tried to shape it into tots after mixing it with the onion, coconut flour,…

Addictive & Healthy Paleo Nachos

Fact of life that I have learned: boys eat a lot. I am still surprised sometimes by how much they can actually consume in one sitting. I thought that the amount would go down once they quit growing so much after the teenage years, but I have been proven so wrong. Therefore when I needed…

8 Incredible Paleo Guacamole Recipes

Guacamole is one dish that is almost completely Paleo when made according to its traditional recipe. These recipes do a great job of accentuating the flavor even more by adding additional Paleo friendly ingredients to it, and using guacamole in different ways. You’re sure to get a renewed appreciation of guacamole if you already love…

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