Posts Tagged ‘paleo’

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 great texture, and no one will ever guess it fits beautifully into a clean eating diet. (more…)

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 at practically any stage of ripeness and make something delicious. (more…)

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, there is not one potato in sight. Paleo and Whole30 people, this is for you too. Oh, and it reheats beautifully so you can make it Sunday and have an easy and healthy grab-n-go breakfast during the week. (more…)

No Bake Energy Balls

Easy, no bake energy balls are a great pick-me-up snack any time of day. #vegan #nobake Recipe on

When my mother was in town last month, we picked up some medjool dates at the local warehouse store where we have a membership. I kind of felt like a kid in a candy store when we made the purchase because neither my mom nor I usually buy dates at home because neither my dad nor my husband are fans, and it’s a caloric nightmare to eat a huge box of dates by oneself. But they are so good, one of my favorite foods, and I enjoyed sharing them with my mommy while she was here.  (more…)

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