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Quick and Healthy: Nuts and Berries

It doesn’t get much easier than this for a tasty, healthy dessert. Just take some frozen berries (blueberries are out favorite) and add some nuts (walnuts, almonds, pecans, pistachios) and viola!

Cold, sweet, and delicious Paleo-treat!

One of my absolute FAVORITE foods is ice cream, and while I still occasionally make a Baskin Robbins run, believe it or not frozen berries are a great substitute! They are sweet, cold, and take a while to get through when frozen = perfect dessert.  Like giant, healthy dippin’ dots. My personal favorite add-on is walnuts (best omega 3-6 ratio among nuts), and maybe a piece or two of 85% dark chocolate.

Other possibilities:  a dash or orange juice over the berries for extra flavor, crumbled dark chocolate (70-85% variety), shredded coconut, or coconut milk (the kind that comes in a carton.)


What are your ideas for quick and simple Paleo-friendly treats?

Stay healthy everybody.

Quick and Healthy: The Best Paleo Banana Nut Bread EVER!

Valerie discovered this Paleo Banana-Nut bread the other day and we’ve already made it twice this week.  It is A-MA-ZING.  And it’s really easy to make.  All you need is:

  • Almond Meal (1 cup)
  • Coconut Flakes (1/4 cup)
  • Baking Soda (1/2 tsp)
  • Baking Powder (1/2 tsp)
  • Bananas (3 small-medium, ripe, mashed)
  • Natural Maple Syrup (1 tsp)
  • Cinnamon (2 tsp)
  • Eggs (2, omega 3 enriched if possible)
  • Vanilla Extract (1/2 tsp)
  • Walnuts (1 cup chopped/crumbled)

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