Maple Orange Almond Cake

  Your weekly dose of yummy, healthy treats is here! When I tasted this cake, the first words out of my mouth were “Oh My God.” It’s delicious and decadent and also incredible user-friendly. I have this thing for simple baking recipes. I don’t like having to be super exact or go out and buy a…

Paleo Eggplant Lasagna

Paleo. Lasagna. Dare I say that this is one of the most delicious things I’ve eaten in a while. And I didn’t even have cheese on mine. Because #dairyfree. Not only was I a raving fan of my own work, but my husband requests it every week. Pro-Tips: Please take the time to “sweat” the eggplant…

Olive Oil Lemon Muffins

I don’t bake with Olive Oil too often, but this recipe was just begging for it! Despite the use of coconut flour which can make baked goods pretty dense and oftentimes dry, these muffins come out luscious and moist due to the addition of the olive oil. They are also incredibly nourishing due to their…

Marinated Chicken and Artichoke Salad

Hey ya’ll! I’m just sitting here, eating this salad and getting stoked for my nightly yoga practice. Tonight’s class is with the lovely Jana. Go check out any of her classes here in Orange County. It’s rare that I come across AWESOME yoga teachers. Jana definitely qualifies as one. She has a very easy-going but confident…

Olive Oil Mayonnaise

Yesterday I got a chance to make my first homemade mayonnaise. I’ve always wanted to do this because conventional mayonnaise it LOADED with Omega 6 fats in the form of canola or soybean oil. In this version I chose a healthier oil, olive, and an Omega 3 egg. Olive Oil Mayonnaise 2 egg yolk 2…