Turmeric Pecan Banana Bread

I hate making returns. There’s almost always some sort of “complication” that makes returning items an absolute nightmare. My solution? Never buy anything ever again. At least that’s the mindset I’m having today. Some of my favorite memories from working at a grocery store where when customers would try to return items. First of all,…

Coconut Curry Chicken Poppers with Sweet and Sour Sauce

Who loves popcorn chicken?! I figure a lot of people do since I see it advertised so often. While this may not yield the exact same result as a KFC, Red Lobster, or Long John Silver’s popcorn chicken, I can assure you that the taste and nourishment from this Paleo/Gluten/Grain-Free interpretation will be much more mentally and…

Sugarless Banana Bread

I’ve been on a bit of a banana kick lately. Partly because I love baking things that are sugar-free (this includes natural forms of sugar like maple syrup, coconut sugar, honey, etc.) and sweet tasting. I also love them because when it comes to sugar, my body prefers starch. I’m not super great at processing more…

Blueberry Coconut Pancakes

Summertime is upon us. Well, technically it’s not. Los Angeles doesn’t really know the difference between late spring, summer, and early fall. Sometimes there are even sunny days in January. I’ve had many a Christmas at 75 degrees. This is all totally fine with me, by the way. I crave sun. More than I crave…

Coconut-Crusted Yam Tart

This is an amazing recipe for those who want a “sweet” treat without completely derailing their sugar detox/cleanse/general avoidance. The combination of sweet potato or yam, spices, and coconut creates a really savory and finger-licking taste. No guilt involved, I promise. Even more, when you freeze these puppies, it’s almost like a little open faced…