Blood Orange Bundt Cake

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This year for valentines day, we did most of our celebrating on Saturday and decided to enjoy a relaxing Sunday running errands and hanging out at home. So during our lazy day at home, I decided to bake something light and festive for the occasion. This blood orange bundt cake is light and fluffy with a sweet glaze that keeps it moist for you and someone special to enjoy (if you don’t polish it off all on your own). Happy Valentines Day! Continued…

Banana Bread

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Banana bread is something we ate quite a bit of in my house growing up. In addition to the citrus trees we had in our yard, we also had a few banana trees that meant we incorporated bananas into many of our meals. I decided to create my own paleo twist on the banana bread I remember as a kid. Continued…

Toasted Coconut Muffins

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Happy New Year! It is the start of a new year, which almost always mean we are all in recovery mode from holiday eating. As someone with a sweet-tooth (whose birthday is in January), I’m not one to quit the baked goods cold turkey. Instead of cutting myself off, I came up with this hearty recipe that is packed with protein, fiber and best of all, toasty flavor. Continued…

Madeleine

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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

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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

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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…

Rosemary Sea Salt Bread

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As someone who loves baking for others, Thanksgiving is a great opportunity to share homemade food with the people I love. I took last week off to enjoy just this with my family. I hope all of you also had a food-filled holiday. After Thanksgiving I usually end up with tons of leftover turkey,and cranberry sauce. After such a large, heavy meal, I decided to come up with a fun, lighter, way to revive these leftovers with flavorful sandwich bread. Here is my rosemary sea salt bread that will help you rethink your Thanksgiving leftovers. Continued…