Grain Free Coconut Granola Bars

Grain Free Coconut Granola Bars
Grain Free Coconut Granola Bars
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Servings: 16
Preparation Time: 45 minutes

Preheat the oven to 350° and line a 8×8 pan with parchment paper or use a silicone muffin pan. Set aside.

In a large bowl, combine nuts, coconut, cinnamon, salt, chocolate chips, and almond or coconut flour.

In a small bowl mix together coconut oil, honey/maple syrup, and almond butter.

Pour coconut oil mixture on the dry ingredients and mix until fully incorporated. Add the egg and stir again.

Pour mixture into the prepared pan and press down to make very firm, as evenly as possible. This is an important step to get them to hold together.

Bake for 30 minutes, the edges will be slightly brown.

Once removed from the oven, press down again using a spatula.

Store covered at room temperature.

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Simple Summer Skillet

Simple Summer Skillet
Simple Summer Skillet
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Servings: 4
Preparation Time: 20 minutes

  • 1 pound asparagus spears, cut into 1″ pieces
  • 3 cups greens (preferably kale, spinach or mustard greens)
  • 2 cups baby potatoes, halved (any color variety)
  • 1 cup broccoli florets, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder

Combine ingredients in a large skillet over medium heat. Pan roast vegetables for about 10-15 minutes or until cooked through and slightly crispy, stirring occasionally.

Optional add-ins: sausage, ground beef or bison, and/or sauerkraut.

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Coconut Milk Sweet Potato Breakfast Custard

Coconut Milk Sweet Potato Breakfast Custard
Coconut Milk Sweet Potato Breakfast Custard
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Servings: 8
Preparation Time: 1 hour 15 minutes

  • 1 1/2 pounds sweet potatoes – baked, cooled and peeled
  • 14 ounces coconut milk*
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup raw honey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice

Heat oven to 350° F.

Place all the ingredients in a blender and blend until very smooth. Pour the mixture into a greased pie plate and bake for 50 minutes – 1 hour. The center should be set and jiggly.

Cool before serving. Keep in the refrigerator.

Make Your Own Homemade Coconut Milk

*For the freshest coconut milk make homemade coconut milk. (See video at this link.)

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Grasshopper Bars

Grasshopper Bars
Grasshopper Bars
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Servings: 9 (3×3) bars
Preparation Time: 30 minutes

Minty Layer:

Chocolate Layer:

Line a 9×9 baking dish with parchment paper.

For the minty layer: blend avocado, honey, melted coconut oil, shredded coconut, essential oil, & salt until smooth. Pour this into the lined baking dish. Put in freezer to chill while making chocolate coating.

For chocolate coating: melt coconut oil and honey in a saucepan on low heat. Remove from heat and add cocoa powder, vanilla, and Himalayan salt.

Using a hand whisk, whisk until smooth and well-blended. Spread over minty layer and return to freezer until hardened. Remove from the freezer and cut into bars and enjoy right away, or store in freezer.

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Tomato Basil Crustless Mini-Quiches

Tomato Basil Crustless Mini-Quiches
Tomato Basil Crustless Mini-Quiches
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Servings: 6
Preparation Time: 25 minutes

Preheat oven to 350° F.

Whisk eggs together in bowl with paprika, salt, pepper, and heavy cream. Add cheese, turkey, basil, and 1 tablespoon coconut oil. Pour mixture into greased muffin tins (use 1/2 tablespoon coconut oil to grease muffin tins) and then top each one with a slice of tomato.

Bake for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown and firm in the center.

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Gluten Free Strawberry Shortcakes

Gluten Free Strawberry Shortcakes
Gluten Free Strawberry Shortcakes
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Servings: 10
Preparation Time: 25 minutes

In a mixing bowl, combine flours, arrowroot starch, baking powder, and salt. Cut in shortening or butter until mixture is crumbly. Add in apple cider vinegar, vanilla, and honey. Slowly pour in milk until mixture forms a dough ball.

Form dough into 10 biscuits. Place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

Bake at 375° F for about 20 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool completely.

Cut biscuits in half and place on serving dishes. Add a dollop of whipped cream and top with fresh strawberries.

*You can grind your own almond flour by placing whole almonds in a blender/food processor and blending until you get a fine meal.

*For the freshest coconut milk make homemade coconut milk. (See video at this link.)

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Sprouted Flax and Raisin Cookies

Sprouted Flax and Raisin Cookies
Sprouted Flax and Raisin Cookies
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Servings: 20 cookies
Preparation Time: 45 minutes

  • 1 cup sprouted flax meal
  • 1 cup tapioca flour
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 1/2 cup whole cane sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 tablespoon Ceylon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup butter or ghee, melted
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1.5 cups raisins

Preheat oven to 375° degrees.

In a large bowl, combine dry ingredients. Add in the wet ingredients and mix until well combined. Fold in the raisins.

Use a regular size cookie scoop to place batter on a greased cookie sheet. Flatten the balls slightly.

Bake about 12 minutes.

Cool cookies on a cooling rack; serve with your favorite milk beverage.

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Gluten Free Coconut Curry Turkey Meatballs

Gluten Free Coconut Curry Turkey Meatballs
Gluten Free Coconut Curry Turkey Meatballs
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Servings: 4
Preparation Time: 30 minutes

In a large bowl, combine ground turkey, almond flour, coconut flour and egg. Mix until well blended and form into 1″ meatballs.

Place meatballs on a lightly oiled baking sheet. Bake at 375° F for about 20 minutes or until cooked through.

Meanwhile, heat coconut oil in a large skillet. Add garlic and onions and sauté until soft. Add in coconut milk, curry, salt and pepper. Cook over low-medium heat for about 10 minutes. Add meatballs to curry sauce and top with cilantro.

Homemade Coconut Milk:

*For the freshest coconut milk make homemade coconut milk. (See video at this link.)

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