Paleo Blonde Brownies

Ingredients 2 Tbsp. coconut oil 3 Tbsp. coconut sugar 1 egg, room temperature 2 ¼ cups almond flour 1/3 cup creamy almond butter 1 teaspoon baking soda 3 Tbsp. maple syrup 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2/3 cup dark chocolate chips   Instructions Preheat oven to 350˚F and line an 8 by an 8-inch baking pan with…
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Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

Ingredients 4 lb. pork shoulder 1 Tbsp. salt 1 Tbsp. pepper 1 Tbsp. garlic powder 1 Tbsp. onion powder 1 Tbsp. chili powder 1 Tbsp. smoked paprika 1 cup chicken broth   Instructions Place the seasonings in a small bowl and mix well to make the spice rub. Massage the spice rub all over the…
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Zucchini Gratin Casserole

Ingredients 2 pounds zucchini 2 Tbsp. butter or ghee ½ cup mayonnaise, store-bought or homemade ¼ cup nutritional yeast 1 egg 2 Tbsp. dried onion flakes 1 teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon garlic powder ½ teaspoon onion powder ½ teaspoon parsley (dried) ¼ teaspoon celery seed ¼ teaspoon pepper Paleo-friendly crackers i.e., Simple Mills Rosemary &…
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Salmon Cakes with Lemon Aioli

Ingredients 1 lb. fresh salmon 2 Tbsp. avocado oil 1 medium onion, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced Ghee or avocado oil for sautéing and frying ¼ cup + 2 Tbsp. blanched almond flour 1 teaspoon seafood seasoning like Primal Palate 3 Tbsp. Paleo mayo, either homemade or store-bought 2 teaspoon coconut aminos 1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard…
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Best Paleo Chili

Ingredients 3 slices of bacon, cut into ½ strips ½ yellow onion, chopped 2 celery stalks, chopped 2 bell peppers, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 lbs. lean ground beef or turkey 2 Tbsp. chili powder 2 teaspoon ground cumin 2 teaspoon dried oregano 2 teaspoon smoked paprika 1 (28 oz) can fire roasted tomatoes…
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Dark Chocolate Espresso Chia Pudding

Ingredients 13 ½ oz. coconut milk (may substitute almond milk) 4 oz. coffee, strongly brewed, or espresso 2 Tbsp. raw cacao powder ¼ cup dark chocolate chips or chopped dark chocolate 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Raw honey or grade B maple syrup, to taste if desired 5 Tbsp. chia seeds   Instructions Place coconut milk…
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Garlic Lime Shrimp

Ingredients 1 pound (shrimp, peeled and deveined, tail on or off) 1 Tbsp. olive oil + 1 Tbsp. melted butter 5 cloves garlic, minced 3 Tbsp. honey  1 ½  Tbsp. lime juice ¼  teaspoon salt 3 pinches cayenne pepper or crushed chili pepper flakes Chopped fresh cilantro, for garnish Sliced lime wedges, for garnish     Instructions 1. To make the garlic-lime shrimp, combine garlic, honey,…
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Holiday Pomegranate Cocktail Recipe

Ingredients ½  cup pure pomegranate juice ½  cup seltzer water ¼  cup of fresh-squeezed orange juice Optional: 1 shot of vodka , champagne or your favorite spirit   Instructions Combine ingredients in shaker with ice (or simply stir) Pour and enjoy!   Serves 1 Inspired by: https://www.paleonewbie.com/pomegranate-cocktail-recipe/    
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Paleo Peppermint Bark

Ingredients 1 cup coconut butter, melted ½ cup coconut oil, melted 2 Tbsp. honey (or maple syrup) 2 teaspoon peppermint extract ¼  cup pomegranate seeds, cranberries and or nuts (for topping )   Instructions Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper Combine the coconut oil, butter, honey, and peppermint extract in a large mixing bowl. Spread the mixture evenly…
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Walnut and Cranberry Stuffed Holiday Mushrooms

Ingredients 1 pound large cremini mushrooms or small portobello mushrooms (stemmed, 16 ounces, about 12 mushrooms with a 2-inch diameter) 1 ¼ cups raw walnut pieces, divided 2 cloves garlic, smashed and peeled 1 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil ½ cup finely diced shallots (about 2 medium shallots) 2 Tbsp. finely chopped sage leaves 2 teaspoons minced fresh rosemary ¼ teaspoon dried thyme ¼ teaspoon plus ⅛ teaspoon sea salt, divided, plus more to taste Freshly…
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