Author Archives: brookecolleen

Sweet Potato Meatballs

INGREDIENTS 2 yams or red sweet potatoes 1 zucchini (optional) 1 lb of ground beef (grass-fed) or ground turkey 2 TBSP Tomato Paste 2 cloves of garlic Add 1 – 2 tsp of your favorite fresh herbs – Rosemary, Thyme, Oregano … Continue reading

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Banana Pancakes

For a summer breakfast treat, play Jack Johnson’s Banana Pancakes and whip up these very simple, paleo-friendly pancakes. They are adorably small and snack-able, but satisfying and delicious. INGREDIENTS 2 ripe bananas 3 eggs 1/8 tsp cinnamon Dash Nutmeg 2 tsp Coconut oil (for the … Continue reading

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Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies

INGREDIENTS 2 cups almond flour or meal 1/4 tsp sea salt 1/4 tsp baking powder 1 ounce dark chocolate, finely grated 2 strips of extra crispy bacon, broken into bits 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips 3 tbsp coconut oil, melted … Continue reading

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Apple Pie Oatmeal

As the heaters turn up and the frost lines windows, I love warm comfort foods, especially when they are good for you too! This recipe was originally inspired by Bob’s Red Mill’s cookbook, but I have made several modifications until it finally became my perfect … Continue reading

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Curry Butternut Squash Bisque

As the holidays wind down and the cold months of winter are spread before me, I love the excuse for delicious comfort food at the end of a busy, cold day. This soup is particulary delicious after a day on the slopes, … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Pie Custard

Autumn is one of my favorite times of year. The air feels crisp and clean, apples taste sweeter, and my favorite winter squash abounds: Pumpkin! How can you not love a vegetable that makes the most delicious desserts? I use … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Custard French Toast

This recipe could also be called “Pumpkin Coffee Creamer Reclaimed.”   Essentially, I add a couple eggs to the pumpkin creamer that is already well-stocked in my fridge, and we have some delicious pumpkin french toast batter! INGREDIENTS: 2 cups … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Coffee Creamer

When pumpkin lattes are released early each fall, I am the girl who is standing in the front of the line at the coffee shop. I love them! But they do have a fair amount of sugar, processed ingredients, and … Continue reading

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Chips and Dip … Revised

From book clubs to movie nights to prayer groups, I love inviting people to come into my home, drink wine and be together. While there is something profoundly delicious about the standard “chips and salsa” fare for such occassions, I … Continue reading

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Swirl Coconut Ice Cream

When it comes to dessert , the taste really needs to be worth the calories. Therefore, my general rule is make dessert as decadent as possible, enjoy every spoonful, and be satisfied with a smaller portion.  Dairy ice cream, even … Continue reading

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