Creamy Black Bean Pasta Salad (gf/vegan)

Have you tried the black bean pasta at Trader Joe’s? Love it? Hate it? We bought some a while back and were kind of turned off by using it in place of pasta with marinara sauce (which is what TJ’s recommends – bleh!) BUT using it for a zesty pasta salad — that we love. In…

Creamy Tahini Dressing (gf/paleo/vegan)

Problem: It’s frickin impossible to find a paleo dressing that is creamy. Solution: This dressing is zesty and creamy and would sub really well for a caesar salad or in place of mayo in a pasta salad recipe. Ingredients: 1/3 cup red wine vinegar 1/3 cup olive oil 2 tablespoons tahini 2 tablespoons lemon juice…

Fresh Strawberry Kale Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

Ok, sorry for all the pics on this one… Actually, no I’m not sorry. This salad is fresh and bright and bootyful and the perfect ode to summer. Hope you like looking at it as much as I like eating it! Nom nom nom… Not to mention, this super simple lemon vinaigrette is zesty and…

One-Ingredient Blueberry Popsicles

Did I mention before that I am hooked on making frozen treats this summer? Because that is definitely the situation. ☀️ This one is a no-brainer… The one ingredient (in case you missed it) is blueberries. Thus, these frozen treats are naturally sweet, tasty, and obviously gluten-free, paleo, vegan, etc. Hurrah! Not to mention, they…

Blueberry & Lemon Poppyseed Sorbet

Apparently making fruit sorbet at home in INSANELY easy. This blueberry sorbet only uses a few simple ingredients and is all-natural, paleo, vegan, gluten-free, etc. It’s so sweet and tangy, naturally. What’s not to love about that?

Strawberry Rhubarb Hand Pies

Ok… I love homemade PopTarts (aka hand pies) and I cannot lie. I LOVE how this straw/rhub version turned out. If you love strawberry rhubarb treats, this is a must-try!

Super Easy Banana & Chocolate Chip Macaroons

These paleo macaroons are seriously SO simply to make – you don’t need any fancy kitchen tools. Did I mention that they only use 3 ingredients? Whip up a batch or two and enjoy a sweet, guilt-free treat in no time. 🙌 Ingredients: (makes about 10 bite-size macaroons) 1 medium ripe banana* 2/4 cup unsweetened…

Black & Blue Hand Pies

These super simple hand pies (aka homemade PopTarts) are delicious and made with clean ingredients. Serve them warm with ice cream or grab-n-go for a tart and tasty breakfast snack. PS – They’re “black & blue” because they’re filled with blackberries and blueberries … MMM!

Mini Pumpkin Pies

Deliciously simple and adorable paleo, gluten-free mini pumpkin pies by Painted Fork.

Weeknight Ratatouille

I decided to make this dish a week or so ago because Eric and I had our friends Josh & Megan over for din din. They’re both vegetarian while Eric and I are paleo – preeeeetty different tastes. Fun fact: I was veg for all of high school and college and only recently started eating…

Coconut Milk Fudge Pops (paleo/vegan)

These pops are srsly delicious and easy to make. Forget buying fudge pops that are filled with who knows what when you can make your own with all natural, yummy ingredients. Hope you enjoy this super simple treat! Coconut Milk Fudge Pops Tools Needed: 4 regular sized popsicle mold OR make mini-pops using an ice…

Cauliflower Crust Pizza (gf/paleo)

We’ve tried a number of different pizza crust alternatives (including gluten-free ones when Eric was going through that phase) and frankly, they stink compared to the real deal. The recipe below is by far the most satisfying alternative version of a pizza crust that we’ve tried. It’s actually pretty good. It will never come close to the…