Crispy Okra Fries (gf/paleo/veg)

Here’s how you can make those drool-worthy crispy, salty, delicious okra fries from Chai Pani in Asheville, NC at home. You’ll be surprised at how simple this recipe is — so simple, in fact, I feel weird calling it a recipe. I’m not sure if Chai Pani uses a spiced flour blend to coat their okra, but it seems to…

Sausage & Veggies Skillet (gf/paleo)

This dish is our go-to when we want a simple but suuuuper flavorful dinner on a weeknight. As my coworkers can attest, it’s also a favorite for meal-prepping lunch for the week. The best part is that it is prepared in one pan, ONE PAN, and requires minimal prep. Honestly, it’s a win-win-win situation. One…

Homemade Creamy Tomato Soup (gf/paleo/veg)

I’ve never been a big fan of soup but over the years, it’s definitely grown on me. That said, tomato soup has always had a special place in my heart (and tummy). There was even a time in high school where my after-school snack was a can of tomato soup and a grilled cheese sandwich…

Dark Chocolate & Cherry Energy Bites (gf/vegan/paleoish)

When I first made these energy bites, I wasn’t sure if the dark chocolate and cherry would pair well with the flavor of a nut butter… It does! And, I’ve made these with both peanut butter and almond butter so I can confirm that both of those taste awesome. They have a different taste, for obvious…

Banana Oat Pancakes (gf)

We are kind of obsessed with these gluten-free banana oat pancakes right now. When I say obsessed, I mean, we’ve made them at least 3-4 times in the last 2 weeks. That seems excessive, don’t you think? They’re just so dang tasty and ~seem~ healthier because they’re basically made out of bananas, oats, and eggs….

Easy Mini Nut Butter Cups (gf/vegan/paleo)

Trust me — you’re going to want to remember this recipe for super-easy, mini nut butter cups the next time you think of reaching for the Reese’s or Justin’s cups. Whip ’em up in minutes, chill them til firm, and voila! And, they are paleo, vegan, gluten-free so that means you can eat extra, right?…

Super Easy Fridge Pickles

Ok, so — making dill pickles in your fridge is a super-easy way to get tangy, crunchy pickles made fresh right at home. You can literally eat them within hours and they are AWESOME. Even better, fresh dill is crazy cheap at the farmer’s market during the summer. The recipe below makes a pretty big batch,…

No-Bake Edible Cookie Dough (gf/vegan/paleo)

I swear when it’s hot out, ALL I want to do is bake yummy things but there’s no way that I’m turning on that oven. Anybody else get that way? So, out of desperation for something ~special~ to munch on that was still fairly guilt-free came this recipe for gluten-free, vegan, pretty much paleo, no-bake,…

Homemade Muesli (gf/veg)

What the heck is muesli? Well, it’s basically an un-baked version of granola. It’s a super common breakfast cereal in Europe and is starting to catch on here in the United States too. People love muesli because is a calorie-dense, protein-packed snack that will definitely fill you up and hold you over for a while….

No-Bake Coconut Macaroon Bites (gf/vegan/paleo)

I’m not going to rant about how you should eat such-and-such amount of coconut oil per day to prevent this-and-that. But, I will tell you that the stuff is awesome, is getting more and more affordable every day, AND you can make adorable little bite-sized coconut macaroons like these without ever firing up the oven….

Clean-Eating Egg Bake

Whether you’re looking for a new go-to egg bake recipe for the holidays or simply looking for something tasty to whip together on a Saturday morning, this egg bake (or frittata) will do the trick! As I’m writing this, it’s the Saturday morning before Easter… Which might be why I’ve got egg bake on the…

Healthy Pumpkin Pancakes (gf/paleo)

Who says you can only have pumpkin pancakes during the fall? Not me, that’s who! Eric and I make these pancakes fairly often. They tend to be our go-to weekend treat, especially on mornings where we have time to sleep in and be lazy. :) The awesome thing about these pancakes is that, unlike most…