Roasted Red Pepper Asiago Cheese Dip

Cheese is quite possibly the greatest food of all time. If you don’t love it, we can’t be friends. No actually we will be friends- I’ll eat the cheese for both of us #glutton. UCLA, I found your cheese. I recently learned about PDO Asiago Cheese. And it tastes SO good. Especially with a nice glass of red wine. Olivia Pope style. You…

Berry Love Trifle. Dessert BLT.

  Trifles are a staple summertime dessert. They’re sooooo good and so un-nutritious. Yep, made that word up. You love it. You’ll also love- this healthy version of layered goodness. It’s gluten/wheat free and replaces sugary messes with more beneficial messes. You’re going to need to make BAM muffins in a cake form first. But this recipe’s super easy. That’s…

Paleo Vegan Double Chocolate Chunk Cookies

I must preface this with the statement that while these cookies are technically paleo deliciousness… one must try not to eat the entire batch. You will want too. Consider yourself warned. Having a wheat intolerance, I pretty much avoid anything with wheat in it… or else I’ll feel pretty sick. Thank you GMOs. One of the hardest things…

Spinach Souffle

Popeye the Sailor Man. Love that guy. He made me love spinach, which is good for you. Although if I remember correctly, he also smoked a pipe which is not good for you. At all. So it’s  good thing spinach eating the most memorable. This soufflé is super easy… you basically can’t screw it up. I…

G-ma’s Chunky Tomato Sauce

Straight from Alanno-scalo Italy- I present to you: my grandmother’s quick and easy chunky tomato sauce (I call her G-ma, you can too). As pictured to the left- my super Italian grandparents in Italy. Yes, G-pa looks like he’s in the mob. He’s probably not. I assure you. About this sauce. It’s great to make as…

Apple Pancetta Stuffing (healthy & wheat-free)!

**Featured in The Paleo Magazine’s 3rd Annual Holiday Cookbook** THIS IS SO GOOD. I would choose it over traditional stuffing any day (yes, it’s true). I came up with this recipe because I wanted to make a wheat-free healthy stuffing that doesn’t simply replace the bread with loads of gluten-free bread or pounds of sausage. Oh- and…

Brussel Sprout Chips with Hazelnut Oil

These super easy chips only have three ingredients and are packed with nutrients and antioxidants. If you’re a nerd like me, here’s some brief health info on these ingredients: 1. Brussel Sprouts help prevent cancer, help detox our bodies, and act as an anti-inflammatory all at the same time. Not to mention, they are PACKED…

Chocolate Vegan Ice Cream

Paleo, vegan, healthy ice cream? Yup, it’s possible- Thanks to this delicious recipe that my friend, Cindi Mitchell, shared with me! This ‘ice cream’ is loaded with potassium, protein and vitamins, doesn’t have any sugar or dairy, and it tastes just like chocolate ice cream. On those days when you just want a sweet dessert… this will surely satisfy your craving. Before…

Arugula Fig Salad with Pecans and Honey Cider Dressing

Arugula is my favorite type of salad. To make it even better, this salad only takes 15 minutes (not even) to make. AND it looks like it’s gourmet (illusions illusions). If you have grilled chicken or salmon, you could always add some on top. This is a great as lunch, dinner, a side dish, appetizer,…

Paleo Pizza Crust!!

To say that pizza is my favorite food of all time would  be an understatement. I have ABSOLUTELY no self control when it comes to this food.  Hence, I had to create a healthier option for the day when I decide to eat my own weight in pizza. Unfortunately, I attempted to make about 35…

Paleo PANCAKES!

As my friend Jack Johnson sings about making banana pancakes and pretending like it’s the weekend, … break it down, paleo style- Ingredients: 1 mushed ripe banana 1 egg white 1/3 cup almond flour 1/2 cup blueberries 1 tbsp vanilla protein drink (or almond milk will work great as well)  What To Do: 1. Beat mashed banana with…