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Paleo Mocha Almond Ice Cream

The base recipe for this Paleo ice cream can be used to make other flavors, like vanilla. Ingredients: 1 can coconut milk 1 tablespoon cocoa powder 2 tablespoons freshly ground coffee 8 drops stevia 1/4 cup almond butter Directions: Put the coconut milk, cocoa powder, coffee, and stevia in a sauce pan and mix well.  Cook on medium low heat for 10 minutes. Take off the heat.  Stir in the almond butter, and let cool for 10 minutes. Pour in 1/2 cup bowls and freeze, or pour … [Read More...]

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Blueberry, Coconut Flour Paleo Pancakes

Blueberry, coconut flour Paleo pancakes are much healthier than wheat flour pancakes.  They have less carbs and much more fiber.  1 Cup Coconut Flour  1 Cup Wheat Flour  Calories  480  455  Total carbs  64g  95g  Protein  16g  13g  Fiber  40g  3g I made these pancakes for my husband, daughter, and my in-laws.  They were a big hit.  My husband doesn't … [Read More...]

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Added Sugar Contributes to Elevated Cholesterol Levels

Thank goodness scientists are finally looking at the dangers of sugar consumption!  It sounds counterintuitive: cut back on added sugar if you want to lower your cholesterol levels, but new research is finally supporting what a few people already knew. For years, mainstream thinking was … [Read More...]

Recipe: Cocoa Coconut Balls

Since we aren't eating grain flour, that cuts down on desserts to eat.  Fortunately, we are not dessert eaters at our house. (We eat fruit normally at dinner and sometimes refer to it as "dessert.") However, there are certain occasions where we want to celebrate with something special that … [Read More...]