Spinach pancakes (gluten-free)

This is my favorite pancake recipe, with lots of variations. Base Recipe 1 c brown rice flour 1 c almond flour 1 c tapioca flour 1 egg 1 c water fistful of spinach Directions 1.  Blend all ingredients and mix until smooth. 2. Heat pan on medium heat and drizzle with coconut oil, as often […]

Japchae Spaghetti (gluten-free)

The noodles in the traditional Korean Japchae dish is called dangmyun.  It is made from sweet potato starch.  When buying dangmyun, pay attention to the ingredients as some brands add preservatives.  Look for a brand that contains only sweet potato or sweet potato starch. Ingredients Sweet potato vermicelli (aka Dangmyun), cut in half 1 28 […]

Cocolicious paleo cookies

This recipe happened by chance when I inadvertently dumped carob powder into the dough.  It actually came out soft, chewy and cocolicious, as my daughter says. Ingredients 4 T butter, softened 3 T honey 2 eggs 1 c tapioca flour 1/4 c carob powder 1/4 c chocolate chips 1/4 c almonds Directions In a medium […]

Thai chicken pizza (Paleo-ish)

Pizza dough 1 c almond flour 1 c brown rice flour 1 c tapioca flour 1 egg 1 c water Sauce 2 garlic cloves 1-2 inch ginger 5 T peanut butter 2 T honey 2 T vinegar 1 T soy Toppings cooked chicken, cubed 1/4 c shredded carrots 1/4 c bean sprouts several handfuls of […]

Gluten-free peanut butter muffins

Recipe adapted from 5 Ingredient Blender Muffins. 1/2 c peanut butter 1 banana 1 egg 2 T honey 1/4 c tapioca flour Combine all ingredients until smooth.  Fill muffin cup with batter and bake 400 degrees for 8-10 minutes.  

Homemade spinach pasta (gluten-free, vegan)

First time making homemade pasta today.  I have been wanting to make my own noodles with vegetables already incorporated in the pasta.  Why you may ask?  Because my little girl is still developing her taste buds and does not yet enjoy the texture of greens. Many pasta recipes I found called for couple eggs with […]

Coconut Cereal (gluten-free)

This cereal is wheat free, gluten free and totally delicious!  It’s my interpretation of Slow Toasted Flakes Cereal, which was out of stock at the time.  3 ingredients – easy peasy! Ingredients 2 cups unsweetened coconut chips 1 cup milk of choice 1/2 cup fruit of choice, washed and sliced Directions In a large skillet over […]

Korean spaghetti (gluten-free)

If it were up to me and my husband, we would eat zoodles made with spirals of zucchini and other vegetables.  But my daughter really loves flour noodles.  I feel bloated and carbed out when I eat the conventional flour noodles.  My saving grace is that she also loves rice noodles, so my compromise is […]

Thai Coconut Chicken Soup

I came across two Paleo recipes for this Tom Kha Gai soup, so I was inspired to make it.  This recipe is from Against All Grain.  It calls for a lot of different ingredients, but each one infuses flavor together in this classical Thai dish. Ingredients 2 t coconut oil 1-2 Thai bird’s eye chili […]

Paleo Strawberry Shortcake

I adapted this recipe from Paleo Comfort Foods.   Our family eats dairy, so I made whipped cream for the filling.   If you’re on a strict caveman diet, you can mix honey with the strawberries. Almond flour (ground almonds with skins removed) can be difficult to find, so I use almond meal (ground almonds with skins […]