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Coffee Smoothie

It’s hot outside and I didn’t feel like eating a big lunch. A smoothie sounded good and since I am able to eat just about anything now, I decided to experiment with a smoothie recipe. It turned out pretty good.

Sorry – no pictures and I need to get one of those recipe plug-ins!

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Coffee Cinnamon Mousse

A while back I posted a recipe for Coffee Mousse. Back then I was able to tolerate egg yolks, which I don’t anymore. So the “mousse” below is my new favorite snack or dessert. what you need: 1 cup freshly brewed, strong coffee (I used Mayorga organic dark roast) 1 1/2 tablespoon unflavored Gelatin […]

Pumpkin Seed Butter Coconut Bars

what you need:

12 ounces organic raw pumpkin seeds 1/2 cup organic coconut oil (melted) 2 to 4 tablespoons macadamia nut oil or other oil of choice 1/2 teaspoon Celtic sea salt 10 drops of liquid stevia or other choice of sweetener to taste (optional) 2 to 3 tablespoons organic, shredded, unsweetened coconut

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Hot Chocolate and Chocolate “Mousse”

If you have a lot of food sensitivities like me, you will like this dessert. If you don’t, there is much better stuff out there. I seem to react to a lot of things right now including eggs (white and yolk), dairy except butter, anything coconut except coconut oil, and more. However, I have been […]

Red Wine Cake

I have been trying to turn “normal” recipes into Paleo and/or GAPS friendly recipes. Red Wine cake is a typical German cake that my mom used to make all the time and I did as well when I was still eating grains. Here is my Paleo/GAPSish version what you need: 6 eggs 1/2 cup unsalted […]

Coffee “Mousse”

I am still pretty limited with food at this point but every once in a while I want something dessert like. Nuts, honey, seeds, coconut flour, etc. are still out for me which presents a challenge. I can do butter but not too much and I am supposed to avoid egg whites but I can […]

Cinnamon Spice Cookies (Grain-Free)

what you need: ¼ lb butter 2 eggs ¼ cup honey ¾ cup coconut flour 2 tablespoons kefir (optional) 1 teaspoon baking soda ½ to 1 tablespoon chili powder ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon ½ teaspoon vanilla extract what you do: Melt butter and beat with eggs and honey. Add remaining ingredients and mix well. Set […]

Grain Free “Vanillekipferl”

Vanillekipferl were my favorite Christmas cookies when I was growing up. The dough for these cookies consists of flour, sugar, butter, and ground hazelnuts (or almonds). The baked cookies are then coated with a mixture of powdered sugar and vanilla flavored sugar. I made these last night and decided to try a grain-free version of […]

Homemade Coconut Cream Concentrate

Coconut cream concentrate is a yummy snack that is Paleo and GAPS friendly and can also be used for baking. Unfortunately it comes at a fairly high price at Selina Naturally for example. However, it is really easy to make yourself.

Place unsweetened, shredded coconut in food processor. Run on high until a paste starts […]

Low Carb Sunflowerseed Cookies

DH went back to eating low carb. He sticks to Paleo meals quite often, but also some regular low carb foods. Since I love to cook, and I want him to succeed in eating LC, I am always looking for new things to make for him. I either come up with my own recipes, or […]