snacks

Blood Orange and Grapefruit Salad with Cinnamon

Ingredients 2 large pink grapefruits 2 blood oranges ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil 2 Tbsp. raw apple cider vinegar ½ teaspoon of sea salt ¼ cup chopped fresh sage Freshly ground black pepper ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon, for dusting   Instructions Keep the peel on the fruit to start, which makes slicing them into…
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Gluten Free Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Ingredients ¾ cup coconut flour ¼ cup arrowroot starch 2 Tbsp. cocoa powder 1 Tbsp. gelatin ¼ teaspoon baking soda ¼ cup maple syrup 5 Tbsp. coconut oil, melted 1 cup powdered sugar (made from coconut sugar, maple sugar, or date sugar)   Instructions 1. Preheat oven to 350°F and line a baking sheet with…
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Bacon-Wrapped Butternut Squash

Ingredients 2 lbs. butternut squash, cut into wedges or cubes 15 slices of bacon, cut in half 1 teaspoon chili powder 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon paprika Freshly ground black pepper, to taste   Instructions 1. Preheat oven to 350°F. 2. Place squash in a bowl and sprinkle with chili powder, garlic powder, paprika,…
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Tart and Tangy Paleo Bars

Ingredients 1 ½ cups raw pecans 7 dates, pitted 1 Tbsp. grapeseed oil or palm oil ¼ teaspoon Celtic sea salt 6 cups fresh cranberries 1 cup honey 1 Tbsp. orange zest Instructions Bars Preheat over to 350°F. Place pecans and dates in a food processor and pulse until ground. Pulse in oil and salt…
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Fig Tapenade with Paleo Walnut Crackers

Ingredients Fig Tapenade 1 cup dried figs ½ cup water 1 cup kalamata olives 1 Tbsp. olive oil ½ teaspoon balsamic vinegar 1 Tbsp. fresh thyme, chopped Paleo Walnut Crackers 3 cups blanched almond flour (not almond meal) 1 ½ teaspoon Celtic sea salt 1 cup walnuts, chopped 2 large eggs 2 Tbsp. olive oil…
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Grilled Okra with Spicy Sumac Seasoning Salt

Ingredients 24 okra 1 Tbsp. fresh thyme 1 teaspoon sumac (look for sumac in spice aisle of specialty food store or Middle Eastern markets) ⅛ to ¼ teaspoon cayenne ¾ teaspoon salt 1 Tbsp. olive oil Instructions Prepare grill for high heat. In a small bowl, mix together thyme, sumac, cayenne and salt. Trim off…
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Gluten-Free Almond Butter Cookies

Ingredients 1 ¾ cup almond butter ¼ cup honey 2 eggs ½ cup shredded coconut 1 Tbsp. molasses ¾ teaspoon unrefined sea salt + ½ teaspoon ¾ teaspoon baking soda Instructions In a food processor or standing mixer, combine almond butter, honey, eggs, molasses, baking soda and ¾ teaspoon salt. Add the shredded coconut and…
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Flourless Paleo Chocolate Almond Butter Cookies

Ingredients 1 cup creamy natural almond butter (the kind with only almonds as an ingredient) 1 teaspoon melted coconut oil ½ cup coconut sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 eggs, slightly beaten 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder (best to use a good quality cocoa powder) ½ teaspoon baking soda ¼ teaspoon salt 1/3 cup chopped…
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Bacon-Wrapped Brussels Sprouts

Ingredients 8 large Brussels sprouts 4 slices uncured bacon Salt & pepper to taste Instructions Preheat oven to 375 and line a baking sheet with parchment paper for easy clean up. Roll each Brussels sprout in half a slice of bacon. Secure the bacon with a toothpick and place on the baking sheet. Bake for…
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Arugula Pesto

Ingredients 2 cups tightly packed arugula 1 cup tightly packed Italian parsley ½ cup toasted almond slivers 1 T. capers, rinsed and drained 1 medium garlic cloves, peeled 2 T. lemon juice ½ cup extra olive oil Celtic Sea Salt Freshly ground black pepper Instructions In a food processor or blender, combine the arugula, parsley,…
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