snacks

Zucchini Cakes

Ingredients  2 medium zucchini 1 teaspoon salt 2 green onions, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 egg ½ cup almond flour (optional) ½ teaspoon baking powder Coconut oil or clarified butter, for cooking   Instructions 1.    Begin by using a large-scale grater to grate your zucchini. You want to avoid creating small, thin strands, as the…
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Frozen Easter Eggs

Ingredients 3 cups assorted frozen fruits 3 cups coconut or almond milk 1 ball or egg-shaped mold   Instructions Combine 1 cup of fruit with 1 cup of coconut milk in a blender. If you want to make batches with different colors, separate the fruits accordingly and blend them 1 cup at a time. If…
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Smokey Carrot Dip

Ingredients ½ cup skin-on almonds 2 lb. carrots, trimmed, peeled 2 Tbsp. plus ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil; plus a little more 2½ teaspoons Celtic sea salt, divided, plus more 2 garlic cloves ½ cup canned chickpeas 3 Tbsp. (or more) fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper ¾ teaspoon hot smoked Spanish…
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Avocado, Kale, Pineapple, and Coconut Smoothie

Ingredients ½ ripe avocado, pitted, peeled ½ cup coarsely chopped Tuscan kale ½ cup frozen pineapple chunks ¼ cup coarsely chopped coconut meat 1 cup coconut water or iced green tea 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice Matcha green tea 1 Tbsp. light, organic agave nectar or honey Pinch Celtic sea salt   Instructions 1. Using…
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Blood Orange and Grapefruit Salad with Cinnamon

Ingredients 2 large pink grapefruits 2 blood oranges ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil 2 Tbsp. raw apple cider vinegar ½ teaspoon of sea salt ¼ cup chopped fresh sage Freshly ground black pepper ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon, for dusting   Instructions Keep the peel on the fruit to start, which makes slicing them into…
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Gluten Free Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Ingredients ¾ cup coconut flour ¼ cup arrowroot starch 2 Tbsp. cocoa powder 1 Tbsp. gelatin ¼ teaspoon baking soda ¼ cup maple syrup 5 Tbsp. coconut oil, melted 1 cup powdered sugar (made from coconut sugar, maple sugar, or date sugar)   Instructions 1. Preheat oven to 350°F and line a baking sheet with…
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Bacon-Wrapped Butternut Squash

Ingredients 2 lbs. butternut squash, cut into wedges or cubes 15 slices of bacon, cut in half 1 teaspoon chili powder 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon paprika Freshly ground black pepper, to taste   Instructions 1. Preheat oven to 350°F. 2. Place squash in a bowl and sprinkle with chili powder, garlic powder, paprika,…
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Tart and Tangy Paleo Bars

Ingredients 1 ½ cups raw pecans 7 dates, pitted 1 Tbsp. grapeseed oil or palm oil ¼ teaspoon Celtic sea salt 6 cups fresh cranberries 1 cup honey 1 Tbsp. orange zest Instructions Bars Preheat over to 350°F. Place pecans and dates in a food processor and pulse until ground. Pulse in oil and salt…
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Fig Tapenade with Paleo Walnut Crackers

Ingredients Fig Tapenade 1 cup dried figs ½ cup water 1 cup kalamata olives 1 Tbsp. olive oil ½ teaspoon balsamic vinegar 1 Tbsp. fresh thyme, chopped Paleo Walnut Crackers 3 cups blanched almond flour (not almond meal) 1 ½ teaspoon Celtic sea salt 1 cup walnuts, chopped 2 large eggs 2 Tbsp. olive oil…
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Grilled Okra with Spicy Sumac Seasoning Salt

Ingredients 24 okra 1 Tbsp. fresh thyme 1 teaspoon sumac (look for sumac in spice aisle of specialty food store or Middle Eastern markets) ⅛ to ¼ teaspoon cayenne ¾ teaspoon salt 1 Tbsp. olive oil Instructions Prepare grill for high heat. In a small bowl, mix together thyme, sumac, cayenne and salt. Trim off…
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