Creamy Mushroom Chicken Chowder

My childhood is chock full of memories related to visiting Ventura and Channel Islands Harbor to take our boat and fish. Even if we didn’t go out on the boat, we would head over on the weekends to spend time near the water. During these visits, we would always (appropriately) stop to eat at a seafood restaurant….

Turmeric Chocolate Chip Cookies

Q; How do you make something hipster? A: Put a bird on it. How do you make something anti-inflammatory? A: Put turmeric in it. Okay, okay, turmeric will not magically make that wedding cake turn from sugar bomb —> health food. It sure doesn’t hurt though. Turmeric is having it’s time in the spotlight recently. It’s a…

Lemon Zucchini Bread

Time to start stocking up on some zucchini recipes. Summer will be upon us in NO TIME and the abundance of summer squashes along with it. This version of zucchini bread is refreshing and bright with lots of added lemon zest! Lemon Zucchini Bread 4 eggs 1 c. almond flour 1 c. coconut sugar 1 c….

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…

Banana Hemp Seed Muffins

A classic banana bread typically includes smattering of walnuts or pecans. In this edition of The Clean Plate Makeover, I  chose to add some hemp protein powder and decorate with a sprinkle of hemp seeds! You could also bake this batter into a loaf or bar pan and garnish the top any way you like!…

Strawberry Banana Bread

My husband was happily munching on this for breakfast this morning! I love using freeze-dried fruit in paleo baked goods because there’s a great concentration of  flavor and sweetness without the potential complication of adding too much moisture to the recipe. You could also try this with some freeze-dried blueberries, pineapple, or mango! Strawberry Banana Bread…