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Gingerbread Almond Biscotti

Gingerbread almond biscotti - perfect for holiday dunking!

Are you looking for the perfect cookie recipe for the holidays? I think you’ll love this lovely gingerbread almond biscotti! Biscotti, or cantuccini (coffee bread), are Italian cookies which are baked twice (in fact, biscotti means “twice baked”) to make them extra crispy and perfect for dunking.  But don’t let the double-baking part scare you off– biscotti […] Read more…

Autumn Walnut Pear Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Moist and delicious walnut pear sour cream coffee cake

Buttery pears, fat walnuts, and rich sour cream.  Is your mouth watering yet? Then you need to make this amazing walnut pear sour cream coffee cake! The warm and comforting tastes of autumn burst from this tender, moist, golden cake. Tucked inside, you’ll find lovely autumn pears along with an inner swirl of butter, walnuts, and cinnamon.   This moist […] Read more…

Perfect Paleo Pumpkin Pie (gluten free and dairy free!)

Paleo Pumpkin Pie --an amazingly delicious gluten free and dairy free dessert

If you’re like me, there’s something about this time of year that makes you crave ALL the comfort foods.  And, to me, there’s nothing more comforting than pumpkin pie. It’s warm, it’s soft, it’s sweet–kind of like your grandma! The good thing is that indulging those cravings doesn’t mean you have to throw healthy eating out the window until January 1.  […] Read more…

Super Moist & Good-for-You Pumpkin Bread

Homemade pumpkin bread, fresh from the oven

Nothing says fall like delicious, spicy pumpkin bread.  And this recipe is the best I’ve found — not only does it result in moist loaves of pumpkin-y goodness every time, it’s actually good for you! Besides the star ingredient–pumpkin–which is a great source of fiber, beta-carotene, potassium, and vitamin C, this wonderful pumpkin bread is also filled with metabolism-boosting coconut […] Read more…

Pumpkin Spice Oat-Free Granola (nut and grain free too!)

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You’re going to love this oat-free granola recipe made with healthy seeds, coconut, and dried fruit, with a hint of pumpkin and spice. It’s Paleo-friendly and oh, so delicious! It’s October–time for all things pumpkin, so I thought this would be a great opportunity to share this fabulous recipe for Pumpkin Spice Oat-Free Granola.  When I […] Read more…

Super Moist Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Super moist sour cream coffee cake

One of my favorite tried and true recipes, this fabulous sour cream coffee cake is perfect for breakfast, brunch, or dessert. Dessert for breakfast.  If it wasn’t for coffee cake we’d never get away with it! I’ve been making this to-die-for sour cream coffee cake for 20 years.  It’s absolutely one of the most-loved recipes in my collection.  (Thanks […] Read more…

Blueberry Avocado Chia Smoothie

Blueberry Avocado Chia Smoothie

When we were in Charleston we discovered a magical place called the Tropical Smoothie Café.  It’s a chain, and if you’re lucky you have one nearby.  Every day we stopped by to sample their delicious smoothies–specifically, their mocha madness smoothie.  This nectar of the gods is part of their “indulgence” menu.  And, at 588 calories, it was definitely […] Read more…

Mini Egg Frittatas (Paleo and Whole 30 Friendly)

Mini Egg Frittatas with Spinach

As I mentioned last week, we’ve been trying to eat a bit more mindfully lately (as in no more grits!) which means finding healthy protein-filled breakfast options. This prompted me to play around with one of my favorite recipes to create a lighter version, and these amazing mini egg frittatas were the result! This is a dairy- and meat-free version […] Read more…

Magical French Muesli Recipe

One of my favorites, this magical muesli recipe is everything you want for breakfast: it’s tasty, healthy and ready and waiting for you when you wake up! Similar to overnight oats (see recipes here and here), but made with yogurt instead of milk, muesli originates from the Swiss (the word muesli means “mush” in German, but this fantastic dish […] Read more…

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