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Cinnamon Chocolate Cranberry Sauce

I can’t believe Thanksgiving is almost here! I can’t wait 😀 I made a new twist on the traditional Thanksgiving side –> cranberry sauce. I added cinnamon and chocolate chips and served it hot. Normally on Thanksgiving, I have cold sliced jellied cranberry sauce, which I also love. This dish can be eaten along with Thanksgiving dinner or served as a dessert.   What are you making for Thanksgiving? Tell me in the comments!   See Also:  Paleo Pumpkin Pie…

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3-Ingredient Banana Ice Cream (Dairy-Free)

This recipe is soooo easy, yet so satisfying. The frozen banana texture is perfect to mimic the texture of ice cream and adds natural sweetness, along with coconut milk for creaminess. You can always experiment with this and add more ingredients such as chocolate chips, nuts, or Cappello’s cookie dough for an indulgent treat! 3-Ingredient Banana Ice Cream (Dairy-Free) Print Recipe Servings 2-3 people Servings 2-3 people 3-Ingredient Banana Ice Cream (Dairy-Free) Print Recipe Servings 2-3 people Servings 2-3 people…

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Paleo Pumpkin Spice Pancakes

Pumpkin spice pancakes with pumpkin spice coffee is one of my absolute favorite things about fall! Add some bacon for the perfect breakfast. When I was food shopping, I came across a new grain free, paleo friendly pancake mix and decided to try it and make them pumpkin spice and top them with apple butter for a super delicious fall breakfast! The flour I used is Pamela’s Grain Free Pancake Mix:  Head to the search bar and type in “pumpkin”…

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Warm Spiced Apple Slices

The fall is just beginning and I’m already into pumpkin spice everything, but since apple picking season comes and goes so quick, I figured I’d do a super, super easy apple recipe! This would be perfect to make after you get home from a day of apple picking and you’re tired but excited to make something with your freshly picked apples. It’s just 3 simple ingredients and 2 simple steps!  On an exciting side note, look what I found at…

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Toasted Almond “Iced Coffee”

Dandy Blend is an instant “coffee alternative” made from dandelions. It tastes similar to coffee, but it’s caffeine-free. Dandelions are great for the liver and detoxifying the body. I like to drink Dandy Blend when I’m craving coffee later in the day. I normally only drink two cups of coffee in the morning, so I’ll have this toasted almond flavored drink at night for a treat. It’s also a great alternative to people who love coffee but can’t drink it.…

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Paleo Pumpkin Pie (Nut-Free)

Thanksgiving is just around the corner! If you wanna keep it paleo this year, include my paleo pumpkin pie in your dessert line-up! I use Otto’s cassava flour to make the crust. It’s my new favorite baking flour. It subs 1:1 for wheat flour and has a great texture for baked goods. You have to order it online – but it’s free shipping! You know what really irks me? When I see Christmas stuff out before Thanksgiving – and people…

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Soft & Chewy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

These pumpkin chocolate chip cookies are soft & chewy. They’re also grain and nut free. I originally created this recipe to make pancakes, but that was a major fail. As I mixed everything together, instead of turning out like pancake batter, I had a thick dough. Sooo, I decided to make cookies and add chocolate chips. They’re very lightly sweetened and make a great fall dessert. Once it hits September, I’m all about pumpkin everything. I’m your stereotypical white girl…

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Pumpkin Butter Recipe

Fall is in the air! I get so excited when fall rolls around because that means it’s time for PUMPKIN EVERYTHING! I love all the fall treats and apple cider, apple picking, pumpkin picking, fall fashion and just about everything fall has to offer. The only downside is that it’s followed by winter- which I hate. This pumpkin butter recipe was inspired by the pumpkin butter that was served with the bread at a restaurant I ate at when I…

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Blueberry Explosion Protein Muffins (grain/nut-free)

I’ve been eating a lot of collagen lately. I mix it in my protein shakes, put it in my coffee, eat Bulletproof collagen protein bars, & now I’m making protein muffins with it! It definitely does have anti-aging benefits- my acne scars have been clearing up and I have younger looking skin. Collagen is also great for your joints & digestive system. The brand I use is Vital Proteins. To make the muffins grain-free and nut-free, I used Otto’s cassava…

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Dairy-Free Kefir Parfaits

  So, I’ve been wanting to experiment with fermented foods for a long time. I eat fermented foods. I’ve just never made my own, until now. I bought a book on fermenting foods about two years ago and have been so distracted, so I never tried. Someone I know had more kefir grains than he was able to keep up with and offered some to me. I took that as a sign it was time to finally try fermenting foods.…

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Hey you! My name is Jill and I'm a Nutritional Therapy Consultant. Since discovering paleo back in 2012, nutrition/wellness/fitness have become my passions. I used to be a cigarette smoker, fast food eater, and completely sedentary party girl. So, trust me, I've been there. I get it. I know change is hard. That's what I'm here for- to help you change your lifestyle & feel the best you possibly can!
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