Mexican Chocolate Mousse

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  Silky and rich, this chocolate mousse takes only minutes to make and no cooking is required. However, to achieve the right texture, it should be refrigerated for at least one hour before serving, so make sure to add in that time. A hint of cinnamon and heat adds a Mexican twist to this creamy, nutritious dessert.  … [Read more...]

Are Berries Paleo?

Are Berries Paleo

The Quick Answer Yes. Berries are paleo. Why Are Berries Paleo? Berries (strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, cranberries, and other dried berries) are paleo because they are a fruit and all fruit is paleo, mostly because it’s natural, unprocessed, and usually comes with a lot of health benefits. Berries are often thought of as the healthiest fruits (kind of like kale is sometimes called “the holy grail of vegetables”). This is because berries are a nutrient powerhouse. They offer a range of important antioxidants, vitamins, fiber, and phytonutrients, giving them the ability to fight free radicals, help ward … [Read more...]

Is Almond Milk Paleo?

Is Almond Milk Paleo

The Quick Answer Yes, almond milk is paleo. Why Is Almond Milk Paleo? Almond milk is paleo because it is mostly made from two paleo ingredients: almonds and water. In an ideal world, all almond milk (which is not actually “milk”, as it contains no dairy) would be made by first soaking organic almonds and then blending them with water. This almond “pulp” would then be strained, so that only the water (with an essence of almond taste) would remain. Unfortunately, this is not the type of almond milk you will find available in your grocery store. You might not even find this in your local health food store. Which Almond Milk Is … [Read more...]

Peri Peri Chicken Kabobs

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  Peri peri is an African spice that is popularly used for seasoning meat - in this case chicken. It is hot but not overpowering. It brings a lot of delicious seasoning to an otherwise simple meal. Serve the chicken alongside grilled vegetable kabobs for a well-rounded dinner that’s bursting with flavor. … [Read more...]

Are Avocados Paleo?

Are Avocados Paleo

The Quick Answer Yes. Avocados are paleo. Why Are Avocados Paleo? Avocados (which are actually a fruit and not a vegetable) are paleo because they are naturally occurring and nutrient-dense foods. They contain healthy fats, as well as other important vitamins and minerals, making them a staple in many people's paleo diets. Avocados have been eaten for thousands of years in different parts of the world and today they are one of the most beloved paleo foods. The biggest benefit that avocados have to offer is their healthy fat content. Healthy fats are essential for a variety of bodily functions: brain function, hormonal balance, … [Read more...]

Grilled Peaches With Cardamom Cream

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  Grilled peaches are an easy summer dessert, which bring a lot of color and fresh flavor to the table. The coconut cream comes from refrigerating a can of full fat coconut milk. Once cold, the coconut cream will separate and move to the top of the can. Simply scoop the cream from the top and add to the grilled peaches. Honey and cardamom round out the flavors in this delicious dessert.  … [Read more...]

Perfect Baked Mushrooms

Baked Mushrooms

This new zesty take on mushrooms will have your family begging for this as their veggie side dish every night! Seriously, these warm little bits of deliciousness are the perfect way to round off a day spent out in the cold. Mm! … [Read more...]

Is Coconut Milk Paleo?

Is Coconut Milk Paleo

The Quick Answer Yes. Coconut milk is paleo. Why Is Coconut Milk Paleo? What Is Coconut Milk? Coconut milk is paleo because it is mostly made from two paleo ingredients: coconuts and water. A basic coconut milk recipe will only include these two paleo ingredients, but be cautious because many packaged coconut milks found in stores are full of other not-so-great added ingredients. Fillers, thickeners, and extra flavors are added to almost all store-bought coconut milks to help them keep their texture, avoid the fat in the liquid separating, and stay fresh for longer. Coconut milk is not actually “milk”. It contains no dairy and is … [Read more...]

Easy Baked Apple Chips

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  This is a simple but very satisfying recipe. All you have to do is bake some thinly sliced apples to turn them into crispy, sweet chips. The baking time can vary, depending on the thickness of the apple slices and your oven. Mandolins are great for thinly and evenly slicing the apples. You can sprinkle the chips with your favorite spices, such as nutmeg, cinnamon, or even ginger. Store in an airtight container if there are any left over. … [Read more...]

Lemon And Rosemary Grilled Chicken

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  This recipe is a simple but tasty way to prepare chicken using ingredients that you probably already have on hand. It is a great go-to meal for weeknight dinners. Simply make the marinade the night before and the only thing left to do the next day is to put the chicken on the grill. For the best flavor, use fresh herbs. The rosemary could be switched out for fresh thyme or oregano - whatever is available. … [Read more...]