Coconut Flour Banana Muffins

One slightly over ripened banana in the fruit bowl, what to do?  I decided to make muffins and incorporate the lonely banana for our Sunday morning breakfast. Ingredients: 1 Medium Sized Overly Ripe Banana 1/4 Cup plus 2 Tablespoons Coconut Flour 1/4 Cup Cassava Flour (you can substitute Tapioca or Arrowroot Starch) 1/4 Cup Pecans … Read moreCoconut Flour Banana Muffins

Grain Free Zucchini and Plantain Bread

A nutrient dense moist bread (or muffin) that is free of grains, refined sugars, and casein; but definitely not short on flavor.  The diced green plantain softens while baking, and provides a resistant starch/prebiotic to this bread which is a great way to feed our microbiome.  Plantains are also a great source of Vitamin A … Read moreGrain Free Zucchini and Plantain Bread

Grain Free Coffee Cake with Pecan Crumble Topping

A simple yet nutrient dense grain free coffee cake that won’t crumble.  Serve for breakfast, pack in a lunch box, or have as an afternoon snack.  This coffee cake freezes well, if you have leftovers. Ingredients: Coffee Cake 1 Cup Blanched Almond Flour ½ Cup Coconut Flour ¼ Cup Hemp Hearts ½ teaspoon Baking Soda … Read moreGrain Free Coffee Cake with Pecan Crumble Topping

Simple Grain Free Blueberry Muffins

Blueberries are summertime superstars in our home.  Snacking, baking and freezing fresh organic blueberries to use throughout the winter months.  Blueberries have a unique set of health benefits and are known for their phytonutrient content.  Blueberries are also a great source of Manganese, Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Fiber, and Copper.  The D-Man loves blueberry muffins … Read moreSimple Grain Free Blueberry Muffins

Grain Free "Stick to your Ribs" Blueberry Pancakes

I needed to fix a “stick to your ribs” kind of breakfast last weekend, the type of breakfast that makes you forget about eating lunch…these pancakes certainly exceeded my expectations.  While not the prettiest pancakes I’ve ever made, (nor the best photograph ever taken for this blog), the combination of coconut flour, ground chia, blueberry … Read moreGrain Free "Stick to your Ribs" Blueberry Pancakes

Grain Free Waffles (Free of Nuts, Casein, and Refined Sugar)

It’s a cold, snowy, blustery morning on the mountain, and the D-Man suggested we skip breakfast and have brunch instead.  He decided that waffles would be great and wanted to make the Chocolate Waffles from PaleoOMG, http://paleomg.com/chocolate-waffles/.    The D-Man loves anything chocolate, and Juli Bauer’s waffle recipe is his favorite, and the reason Santa … Read moreGrain Free Waffles (Free of Nuts, Casein, and Refined Sugar)