Citrus Walnut Bars

Pro Tip: Walnuts are really cheap right now. Everywhere I go I see per pound pricing that I could only dream about a few short years ago. So go out and stock up on those tasty little nut-ggets! While you’re at it make some of these great walnut recipes! Your belly and wallet will be happy you did….

Cashew Butter Brownies

I’ve had a rough couple of weeks in the “health” department. I was nursing a sore throat, hoping to rest it off and avoid a full-blown cold. Did it work? Well… for a weekend. Then I started the following week with eyes watering, nose running, and sneezing shenanigans. Not cool. After I mostly recovered, my…

Chunky Monkey Cookies

Our new pup is amazing. So obviously all blog posts need to begin with a picture of him. I mean, seriously… So, my neighbor has a huge banana tree in his front yard and it’s chock full of ripe bananas. I have no clue why they are not taking advantage of the free food on their…

Lemon-Walnut Pesto with Zucchini Noodles

I’ve been obsessed with vegetable noodles lately. They’re fast and easy and light! They also take any sort of sauce and make it wayyyy more exciting. Lamb Ragu and veggie noodles, curry meatballs and veggie noodles, basil cream and… you guessed it, VEGGIE NOODLES! Fortunately, us Grain-Free types have a multitude of alternatives when it…

Cakey Paleo Brownies

This post can also be referred to as Valentine’s Dessert Part Deux. As promised, here is the chocolate-y other half of the Valentine’s Day Dessert Couple of the Year. Aren’t they beautiful together? There is a lot of flexibility in this brownie recipe. For example, instead of the typical almond butter I used my own, homemade walnut…

Pesto Gazpacho

I’m moving!! Well, not permanently, but I’m still excited because I will be spending my fall/winter months here: This is San Clemente. It’s in Orange County, but it’s probably the least “OC” city in the county. If you don’t know what that means, watch a couple episodes of The OC, Real Housewives of Orange County,…