Paleo Granola Bars

3 cups of assorted nuts and seeds (ideas: pepitas, slivered almonds, whole almonds, walnuts, sunflower seeds) 1 cup dried cranberries 2 cups unsweetened shredded coconut 1/4 cup coconut oil 1/2 cup sunflower seed butter 1/2 cup raw honey 1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon   Pull out a 9×13 Pyrex Dish and throw down a layer of parchment paper. Set aside. Pour…

Almond Muffins

1 cup almond butter 1 cup almonds 1 cup coconut milk, full fat 2 cups unsweetened, shredded coconut 3 large eggs 1/4 tsp vanilla 2 tbsp coconut sap or honey paper muffin liners Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Line a muffin tin with liners. Combine all ingredients and pout into muffin tin. Bake for 15…

Easy Strawberry Smoothie

1 cup coconut [or almond] milk 1 cup strawberries 1 banana 1 cup frozen pineapple makes 4 cups Combine all ingredients in the order listed above [liquid on the bottom and frozen on top]. Blend until smooth. recipe and photo –

Hydrating Paleo Smoothie

1 cup frozen mangoes 1 cup, cold 100% coconut water 1 cup 100% pure coconut [or almond] milk 1 orange, peeled 1 cup ice cubes Blend all ingredients until combined. About 1-2 minutes. photo and recipe by

Banana Oat Greek Yogurt Muffins

1 cup plain Greek yogurt 2 ripe bananas 2 eggs 2 cups rolled oats ¼ cup brown sugar 1½ tsp. baking powder ½ tsp. baking soda ½ cup chocolate chips, mini or regular Preheat oven to 400 degrees and prepare a muffin pan with nonstick spray or liners. Add all ingredients except for chocolate chips to…

Peanut Butter Oat Squares

1 cup peanut butter ½ cup honey 3 cups rolled oats Line a 9×9 pan with foil. Spray lightly with non-stick spray. Melt the peanut butter and honey together until smooth, either in the microwave or stove top. Combine mixture with oats. Press into prepared pan. Place in refrigerator until set. Cut into 20 squares….

Baked Egg in Avocado

avocado 2 Eggs sea salt & pepper Cut avocado in half, remove pit. If necessary scoop out some avocado to make room for egg. Crack eggs into a bowl. Place yolk and some egg white (with a spoon) into the avocado’s hole. Bake in oven on 425 for 13-15 minutes. photo and recipe by

Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

1 large banana, peeled [frozen, if desired] 1 cup ice cubes 1/2 cup almond milk 1/4 cup Greek yogurt 1 heaping Tbsp. peanut butter 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract In a blender, combine all ingredients.  Blend until smooth, and serve immediately. photo and recipe by

Avocado Toast

adapted from recipe by 2 ripe avocados fresh bread lemon sea salt paprika extra virgin olive oil (optional) After you pit and scoop out the avocados, mash them in a bowl, add about a teaspoon of salt, and the juice of 1/2 a lemon.  Continue to mash until the avocados are smooth and creamy….

Sweet Potato Breakfast Cookies

adapted from recipe by 1/2 cup sweet potato puree [1 whole sweet potato roasted in over for 40 minutes] 1/2 cup peanut butter 1/2 cup agave or honey 2 tablespoons GF flour 1/4 cup flax meal in 3/4 cup water mixed up together first [egg replacement, so let sit a few minutes to thicken] 1…

Blueberry Oat Breakfast Bar

adapted from recipe by 2 cups uncooked oatmeal 1 cup almonds 2 scoops protein powder 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries 1/2 cup pitted and chopped dates 1/2 cup agave or maple syrup 1/2 teaspoon vanilla pinch of sea salt In food processor, combine one cup oats, almonds, protein powder, and salt. Blend until all…

Perfect Morning Quinoa

adapted from recipe by 1/4 cup quinoa, cooked 1 tablespoon slivered almonds 1/4 cup raisins 1/2 banana mashed 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1 cup almond milk 1 tablespoon organic maple syrup Combine all ingredients in a two quart saucepan. Heat on medium-low, stirring until the quinoa has soaked up the liquid and the dried fruit…