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Banana Chocolate Muffins – Gluten Free, Vegan, & Super Nutritious!

Banana Chocolate Muffins - Gluten Free, Vegan, & Super Nutritious!

Banana Chocolate Muffins - Gluten Free, Vegan, & Super Nutritious! Ultra moist, soft crumb, just sweet.  No starches, no gums, and low sugar.  Could it even taste good?  You betcha!

This post is part of May 2013 Go Ahead Honey It’s Gluten Free over at Shirley’s GFE!  Come visit to see all the recipes under the theme” “When You’re Grain Free and Feeling Like a Nut, But Don’t Eat Tree Nuts or Peanuts”

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I wanted to make a recipe for friend and had shared  La Tartine Gourmande, with her.   … Read more

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Paleo Dark Chocolate Granola w/ Berries

Paleo Dark Chocolate Granola w/ Berries

Paleo dark chocolate granola

I have made this recipe SO many times, I knew that I was long overdue in sharing it with you.  It is so incredibly delicious, the perfect marriage of dark chocolate and tart berries, all in a healthy Paleo, GAPS friendly food!… Read more

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Homemade Sunflower Seed Butter, Extra Creamy

Homemade Extra Creamy Sunflower Seed Butter

Homemade Extra Creamy Sunflower Seed Butter

 

You may be thinking to yourself, “Really Tess?!  Make my own sunflower seed butter?!  As if I would go to the hassle to do THAT!!”

Well let me convince you.

  1. This requires no special skills.
  2. It is done in under 10 minutes.
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Healthier Zucchini Bread – Gluten Free & Vegan

Healthy Zucchini Bread- Gluten Free & Vegan

With so many zucchinis spurting forth from my garden, I needed to create zucchini bread recipe, I am long overdo!  Sometimes you get lucky the very first go around, and this time, I did!

Ultra moist and fragrant with a tender crumb, this bread was everything I had hoped it would be! … Read more

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Real-Food Hot Nacho Cheese Sauce – Dairy & Gluten Free

Real Food Nacho Cheese Sauce - Gluten Free, Dairy Free

Real Food nacho Cheese Sauce - Dairy FreeA couple of times in her short life, my daughter had the ‘pleasure’ of partaking in one this country’s nastiest creations: powdered,  fake nacho cheese sauce.  When I tried to explain how it was made and why it was something that was not good for bodies, she seemed totally unconvinced. … Read more

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10 Days of Gluten Free – Dips & Spreads For a Lunchbox

Thank you to Linda @ Gluten Free Homemaker for putting together such a great event!  Linda has pooled together 10 experts who each have chosen an area to focus on for daily, brief tips relating to starting or maintaining a gluten free lifestyle.… Read more

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10 Days of Gluten Free: Stocking Up & Healthy Oatmeal Snack Cookies

Healthy Oatmeal Snack Cookies - Gluten Free & Vegan

Healthy Oatmeal Snack Cookies - Gluten Free & Vegan

In celebration of Celiac Awareness Month, Linda @ Gluten Free Homemaker  has put together a great event full of resources!  Linda has pooled together 10 experts who each have chosen an area to focus on for daily, brief tips relating to starting and/or maintaining a gluten free lifestyle.… Read more

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Dark Chocolate Brownies – Flourless & Vegan

Dark Chocolate Brownies - Flourless & Vegan

Dark Chocolate Brownies - Flourless & Vegan

I have seen more recipes with black beans baked into luscious chocolate treats than I can shake a stick at.  This is not an original idea, by a long stretch!  But every time I make these, everyone always wants the recipe, and I have hope that at least a few of my readers haven’t jumped on this bandwagon as of yet. … Read more

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Paleo Smoked Turkey & Crunchy Vegetable Salad

Paleo Smoked Turkey & Crunchy Vegetable Tapenade

Smoked Turkey & Crunchy Vegetable Tapenade

Call it an appetizer  Call it an awesome dip or salad.  Call it whatever you want.  This recipe is so refreshing and perfect for a snack or a lunch.

Fresh vibrant vegetables set off by a bright lemon dressing.

This goes together quickly, and tastes even better if it has a bit to sit and marinate in the fridge.… Read more

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Paleo Cold Artichoke Dip w/ Homemade Garlic Crostinis

Cold Artichoke Dip w/ Garlic Crostinis - Gluten Free & Paleo

Cold Artichoke Dip w/ Garlic Crostinis - Gluten Free & PaleoWhile I have a traditional paleo hot artichoke dip, this dip is just as delicious and heart healthy! it is perfect for hot weather dayswhen an oven seems like too much.

I love how a few simple ingredients can marry and create something so divine. … Read more

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My name is Tessa, and I have learned to cook without almost all major allergens! I have a focus on making family foods as healthy as possible. Real food is my obsession. Gluten free, casein free, vegan, Paleo, sugar free: I have a little of something for anyone with restrictions., Take a peek, you're sure to find something delicious, and if you need any help, I am always willing to help you tweak things to YOUR tastes and dietary needs!

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