Around this time last year I was boarding a flight to Paris for the holidays. Today, I was thinking back on this magical adventure and all of the delightful pastries I experienced. One of the most memorable treats there were the madeleine, which I was inspired to recreate using paleo ingredients. Continued…

Chocolate Chai Swirl Muffins


During the holiday season I sometimes feel completely overwhelmed by sweets (and I’m a sweets fanatic!). I enjoy throwing a bit of a curve ball into the mix, incorporating a bit of spice into my sweets. I came up this recipe for chocolate chai swirl muffins, to hopefully breakup the constant sweets, with a muffin that is a little bit sweet and a pop of spicy. Continued…

Apple Pie Cupcakes


Fall is my absolute favorite time of year. Growing up in Miami, I didn’t get to experience this changing of the season, but I did get to enjoy the produce this season has to offer. The smell of freshly baked apple pies in my grandmother’s kitchen was a definite indication to me that this wonderful time of year was here again.

In order to revive this memory, I’m sharing this recipe for apple pie cupcakes. A compact, healthier version of my childhood memory. The other benefit of this recipe is your entire house will smell of fall! Continued…