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Overloaded Paleo Snack Bars

Posted by joe rigs on Tuesday, May 27, 2014, In : Desserts 
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Makes 16 bars.


  •   1 c almond flour

  •   1 c shredded coconut

  •   3eggs

  •   1⁄4 c sliced almonds

  •   1⁄2 c dried cranberries

  •   1⁄2 c dark chocolate chips

  •   1⁄2 c chopped walnuts

  •   1⁄4 c diced dates

  •   3 T maple syrup

  •   1 tsp. vanilla


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

  2. Mix all ingredien...

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Strawberry Banana Bread

Posted by joe rigs on Tuesday, March 25, 2014, In : Desserts 
• 1 banana
• 1/3 cup coconut flour
• 1 cup almond flour
• 4 eggs
• 1 cup strawberries
• 1 cup coconut milk
• 1/2 tsp. baking soda
• 1/3 cup honey (or sweetener of choice)
• 1 tsp. vanilla extract

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

1. Place strawberries and coconut milk in food processor and pulse enough to chop strawberries into small chunks. You can also simply chop the strawberries into small pieces.

2. Place all ingredients into large bowl and mix well.

3. Pour batter into 9...

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The Best Mayo Recipe Ever!

Posted by joe rigs on Wednesday, February 26, 2014, In : Recipes 
Yes, mayo is back!

If you’ve recently (or not so recently) adopted a paleo-type of diet or are just eating healthier by removing foods like soy, processed sugar and vegetable oils, then you likely have given up mayonnaise. Oh the humanity! Chicken and tuna salads have never been the same.

I freaking love me some mayonnaise. I’ve tried just using salt and olive oil. It doesn’t work. I’ve also tried a few different “paleo” mayo recipes and they all seem to miss the mark.

Well, on a ...

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Clam Chowder [gluten and dairy free]

Posted by joe rigs on Wednesday, December 18, 2013, In : Recipes 

2 cans (6.5 ounces each) chopped clams in clam juice
1 cup chicken broth
1 1/2 cups coconut milk
1 onion, diced
2 medium white potatoes, cubed
3 tbsp butter
1/4 cup tapioca starch
1 tsp sea salt
2 cloves minced garlic
1/2 tsp paprika
1/2 tsp white pepper
1 tbsp chopped parsley

Melt butter in medium sauce pan and caramelize onions on medium heat. Add broth and stir to deglaze pan if needed.

Whisk in tapioca starch until well blended.

Add clams with clam juice and coconut milk.

Add potatoes and spiced.


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Pumpkin Spice Cookies (egg free, grain free, dairy free)

Posted by joe rigs on Wednesday, October 23, 2013, In : Desserts 

1 cup pumpkin puree
2/3 cup salted almond butter
3 tbsp fresh ground flax meal
3 tbsp coconut flour
1/2 cup organic (non-GMO) brown sugar, packed (or 1/2 cup coconut sugar with 2 tbsp molasses)
1/ 2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp vanilla
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/2 tsp ginger
pinch sea salt

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl and mix very well.

Scoop dough into golf-ball size onto greased cookie sheet. Press with a fork to flatten.

Bake for 15 - 16 minutes or until bottom o...

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Grain-Free Pumpkin Pie

Posted by joe rigs on Wednesday, November 21, 2012, In : Video Recipes 


1 cup almond flour/meal
1/4 cup potato starch
1/3 cup brown sugar (use organic, non-gmo or use maple syrup or honey)
1 tsp. vanilla
1/4 tsp. sea salt
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 cup melted butter

Pie Filling
(adapted from
1 15 oz can pumpkin puree
1/2 cup coconut milk
1/2 cup maple syrup (grade b is possible)
3 eggs + 1 egg yolk
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 tsp. ground ginger
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
1/4 tsp. clove
1/4 tsp. cardamom
1/2 tsp. lemon zest (not used in video)
pinch of se...
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