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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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Pressing On Despite a Scare

Last week I had a minor upset on weigh day. The scale registered EXACTLY the same number as the week before. It wasn't a shock because I had fallen off the wagon on the previous Monday when my sister was visiting from Indiana. We went to Casa Gallardo and I ate Enchiladas Rancheras with … [Read More...]

Highly Recommended: Good Calories, Bad Calories

Do you want to lose weight or understand the causes of obesity?  Are you interested in knowing which calories are good and which are bad?  Do you want to know why the mainstream thinking on nutrition may be causing more obesity and other illnesses?  Are dietary fat and cholesterol really … [Read More...]