cauliflower ice cream

I love this ice cream because it’s all veggies and no fruit… and because I love tahini. It might seem weird to put tahini in your ice cream, but believe me, you’re gonna love it.  I love to stir in the blue majik at the end, and then top it with cacao nibs, seeds, coconut,…

peppermint cacao fudge

Our Healthy Holidays Class on Thursday was so much fun. I love when people are happy to learn my non-traditional holiday recipes, and when they ask me tons of questions. We ended with this peppermint cacao fudge, and it’s safe to say we had a class full of happy eaters! (This delicious fudge is paleo,…

super simple banana “ice cream”

I taught a private cooking class last night for a fun group, and our final course was this “ice cream.” We discovered it really is best right out of the blender, so make this one right when you need it. I freeze my bananas whole inside their peel, then when I need them, I just…

Collagen Date Balls

You know I love to make healthy, natural, easy snacks. Why should it be hard to enjoy a treat? These collagen date balls have protein AND reduce waste by using nut pulp from making nut milk. There are a few steps involved, but they’re pretty easy. See below. Ingredients 1 cup date paste* 2 cups…

paleo chocolate brownie

I made this as a cake for my moms birthday and was a huge hit! I wanted to make something high in protein and low in sugar, so I used monk fruit sweetener and dates.  If you don’t mind the sugar, you can substitute 1 cup coconut sugar for the dates and monk fruit.  This…

paleo pancakes

A great snack or treat for the kids, paleo pancakes are packed with protein and still taste delicious. The coconut butter caramel sauce makes these a decadent treat, but you can skip it if you want to go low sugar. Keep these around at room temp for when the kids get home from school for…

paleo oatmeal

This paleo oatmeal was a hit at my breakfast cooking class! It’s not sweet, so you can always sweeten it up with some maple syrup, raw honey, or stevia, and top it with something delicious like granola, berries, or cacao nibs. In the picture, it’s topped with my buckwheat granola. Why eat paleo? It’s super…

easy breakfast – carrot cake oatmeal

We made this carrot cake raw oatmeal in my last cooking class. I love raw oatmeal because the oats retain their nutritional value when they’re raw, and because it’s an easy meal to prep, though you do have to start it the night before. This carrot cake raw oatmeal takes it to the next level,…

easy chocolate bark for mother’s day

Want to make mom something special for mother’s day?  (Mom – – want to receive something delicious and homemade? Print out this recipe and slip it to your partner!) Try this easy-to-make, easy-to-eat chocolate bark. Use whatever toppings you like (suggestions below) and this will be a delicious homemade treat. Ingredients 1 bag (10 oz)…

raw cacao date truffles

Ingredients 1 cup raw dates, pitted ½ cup raw cacao ¼ teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons coconut oil Optional: add 2 tablespoons collagen for protein Choose Your Coatings: Matcha Tea Powder, Powdered Sugar, Goji Berry Powder, Hemp Seeds, Crushed Almonds, Cacao Nibs, or your favorites. In a food processor, blend all the ingredients together until smooth….

cacao yam pudding

This pudding is a delicious, power packed treat!  It’s full of nutrition and great fat, while the raw cacao and cacao nibs give me energy.  And of course … no added sugar!  There is plenty of sweetness from the roasted yams, but if you crave a sweeter pudding, add a couple of tablespoons of honey or maple.  This pudding is paleo,…

chocolate chip cookie protein bar

While I was home with my family, I wanted to provide as much nutrition as possible for my family. It’s one way I nurture those I love. So I made this chocolate chip cookie protein bar for my nephews. They packs great protein and healthy fats from the coconut oil, flax seeds, chia seeds, and collagen/protein…