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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…

9 Homemade Paleo Jerky Recipes

You can add jerky to your list of Paleo snacks, as it’s mostly meat, but you’ll want to make sure to make it yourself so that you can have the final say over what goes in it. With the leading jerky manufacturer using things like mechanically separated chicken, MSG, and enough sodium to bring down…

Refreshing Tomato Salsa Bowl Appetizer

This seems to be the time of year for large gatherings, whether it’s a big basketball game, the Olympics, or the Oscars. When I’m hosting such an event, I usually try to come up with at least one vegetarian-friendly snack option for the guests. These tomato salsa bowls are not only vegetarian, but gluten-free, nut-free,…

Homemade Paleo Tortilla Chips

Once the dough for the chips is mixed together, you roll it out between two pieces of parchment paper. Make sure to rip off large pieces of parchment paper, or else the dough might leak out the sides and you have to start over again. Let me tell you from experience, it’s not something that…

Easy Homemade Gluten-Free Energy Bars

I am a big fan of chewy energy bars, such as to Lärabars. But you can make them yourself instead, with your favorite alterations. They provide the boost of energy that needed to make it over the river and through the woods. They are not only grain-free but also satisfying. Feel free to play with…

Easy Homemade Sweet Potato Chips (OMG, So Good)

The chips are simple to make, and don’t take as long in the oven as some other homemade chips – only 15-20 minutes. The trickiest part is slicing the sweet potatoes very thin. After peeling the potatoes, the easiest way to slice them would be to use a mandolin. You can also use a sharp…

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