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Blog Recipes/ Breads

Paleo Banana Bread

Gluten free and refined sugar free, this paleo banana bread still feels indulgent. With a great texture, it's a tasty breakfast treat or snack. * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Gluten free and refined sugar free, this paleo banana bread still feels indulgent. With a great texture, it’s a tasty breakfast treat or snack.  I keep one and a half lists of recipe ideas at any given time. One and a half at the moment, but I’m slowly merging the two for simplicity’s sake. “Merging” the lists mainly means that I’m working through what’s left on one so I can go…

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Blog Recipes/ Grilling and Barbecue/ Main Dishes

Cuban Pork Shoulder

A traditional Christmas meal in Cuban households, this Cuban pork shoulder recipe is perfect for smaller gatherings! * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

A traditional Christmas meal in Cuban households, this Cuban pork shoulder recipe is perfect for smaller gatherings!  Cuban cuisine is not complete without talking about (and eating) pork. Pork was the centerpiece of many family meals growing up, whether it was a whole hog for Christmas Eve dinner (known as Noche Buena), or a pork shoulder for Easter and most holidays. Enjoying the meal together as a family is the…

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Breakfast/ Main Dishes

Low Carb Jicama Breakfast Skillet

Give the traditional breakfast skillet a healthier makeover! Try this low carb jicama breakfast skillet next time you're in charge of brunch or want breakfast for dinner. * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Give the traditional breakfast skillet a healthier makeover! Try this low carb paleo jicama breakfast skillet next time you’re in charge of brunch or want breakfast for dinner. Many years ago, I read about jicama on a low carb recipe makeover board. When I spied it in the grocery store, I picked one up and used it as a substitute for potatoes for breakfast one morning. We loved it! Jicama…

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Blog Recipes/ Side Dishes

Baked Chipotle Sweet Potato Fries

With less fat than a fried potato, these baked chipotle sweet potato fries pack a kick and make a delicious side dish or snack! * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

With less fat than a fried potato, these baked chipotle sweet potato fries pack a kick and make a delicious side dish or snack! 9 times out of 10, if you ask me to choose between French fries and dessert, I’ll pick fries. Surprise! I like baking sweets more than eating them, and my true weakness is the salty food. Especially fried, salty, starches. Nevertheless, I totally understand that fried…

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Blog Recipes/ Desserts and Sweets

Chocolate Cherry Banana Ice Cream

A unique banana ice cream flavor inspired by Cherry Garcia! This chocolate cherry banana ice cream is easy to make, soft straight out of the freezer, and is a "clean eating" dessert! * GoodieGodmother.com

Chocolate Cherry Banana Ice Cream reminds me of a certain iconic ice cream flavor, with fewer calories, no dairy, and no added sugar! Have you tried banana ice cream yet? Unless you’ve been living under a rock (like me), you probably have, and fallen in love with it. I think I’ve had it maybe 1-2 times before, but as someone who prefers to use frozen bananas in smoothies, I just never…

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Blog Recipes

Paleo Pastelon

A show-stopping Puerto Rican Pastelon made HEALTHY! This salty sweet breakfast casserole is gluten free, paleo, and Whole30, but tastes rich enough to please every palate at the breakfast table.

You may be asking, “What in the world is a pastelon?” It’s a Puerto Rican dish that’s similar to a lasagna, only the noodles are thinly sliced maduros (fried sweet plantains). Classic versions include cheese, but with all the other amazing flavors in this dish, you don’t need it here. This paleo pastelon is not only the ultimate statement brunch entree, it’s a party in your mouth. It’s salty and sweet, with…

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Blog Recipes/ Desserts and Sweets

Paleo Plantain Apple Cake

Gluten free plantain apple cake you make in the BLENDER! Easy, refined sugar free, option included for oil free, and paleo-approved.

Next time you’re browsing the produce section casually, as one does, I hope you pause just a little longer by the large banana-looking fruit that isn’t a banana. Whether they be green or very ripe and sweet with black spots, plantains are are worth that extra look. If you haven’t discovered them, now is the time. Really. Plantains are the only fruit I know of where you can use them…

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Blog Recipes/ Breakfast

Low Carb Breakfast Bake

Actually HEALTHY *and* delicious, this low carb breakfast bake is perfect for weekend mornings. Make extra for easy, healthy weekday breakfasts because it reheats really well!

Need to balance your dessert enthusiasm with something a little healthier? Me too. Today’s recipe is for you, and me, because I think I’m making it again this weekend. We’re a little obsessed, and this spaghetti squash casserole breakfast bake thing got rave reviews from all members of the household. Seriously though, I’ve never had another dish where I feel like I’m having a rich hash brown casserole and yet,…

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Blog Recipes/ Soups & Stews

Tom Kha Gai Soup

Thai ginger lemongrass soup - Authentic Tom Kha Gai - A nourishing and healthy Thai soup recipe by GoodieGodmother.com

This month it was my turn to pick the ingredient for the Monthly Ingredient Challenge, and my choice was 100% based on this soup. I picked coconut, since the soup has coconut milk, and I knew it would be an easy ingredient to source for everyone; galangal and lemongrass aren’t always so simple. 😉 But this is the Godfather’s favorite Thai soup, his metric for all Thai restaurants we visit,…

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