Blueberry Muffins–coconut flour

½ cup coconut flour sifted
½ teaspoon celtic sea salt
½ teaspoon baking soda
6 eggs
⅓ cup agave nectar
⅓ cup grapeseed oil
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 cup blueberries, fresh or frozen

  1. In a small bowl, combine coconut flour, salt and baking soda
  2. In a large bowl, combine eggs, agave, grapeseed oil and vanilla and blend well with a hand blender
  3. Mix dry ingredients into wet, blending with a hand mixer
  4. Gently fold in blueberries
  5. Place batter into a paper lined muffin pan
  6. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes
  7. Cool and serve
Makes 12 muffins
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ALMOND JOY CHOCOLATE SPREAD


INGREDIENTS
(Yeld 3 half pint jars)

  • 4 cups raw almonds
  • 200g unsweetened shredded coconut
  • ¼ cup unpasteurized honey
  • ½ cup extra dark cocoa powder
  • ½ tsp pure vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Lay the almonds in a single layer on a baking sheet and roast them in a 275F oven for about an hour, then raise the temperature to 350F and give them an extra 8-10 minutes or so, until the almonds get really fragrant and take a nice golden brown color.
  2. Take the almonds out of the oven and allow them to cool for at least 15 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, add the coconut to your food processor and process until it turns into a crumbly, thick paste, about 8-10 minutes (you will have to scrape the sides quite frequently). Add the honey and process until well combined. Transfer to a bowl and reserve.
  4. Add the almonds to your food processor (no need to clean it, really) and process until smooth and creamy, about 10 minutes.
  5. Add the cocoa powder, vanilla, salt and cinnamon and process until well incorporated.
  6. Add reserved coconut paste and process again just to combine, no more.
  7. Transfer to glass jars and allow to rest for a few days before you dig in.
  8. You could keep this in the refrigerator if you wanted to, however, I dont’t believe that it’s really necessary, unless you intend on keeping it for an extended period of time (which I dare you to do!)

taken form: http://thehealthyfoodie.net/2012/01/13/almond-joy-chocolate-spread/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+TheHealthyFoodie+%28The+Healthy+Foodie%29/

spaghetti squash eggs

Gonna throw some bacon in there!

  • 8 eggs, whisked
  • 1 sweet potato, shredded
  • 1 sweet onion, finely diced (I ran mine through the shredded with my sweet potato)
  • 1 spaghetti squash, halved and seeds removed
  • 1 tablespoon tarragon
  • 1 tablespoon thyme
  • 1 tablespoon parsley
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon fat (I used bacon fat, smart)
Instructions
  1. Preheat your oven to 425.
  2. Cut your spaghetti squash in half. Spoon out the seeds and discard. Don’t be afraid to put some back into it.
  3. Place spaghetti squash cut-side down on a cookie sheet. Bake for around 20-25 minutes of until spaghetti squash is soft to the touch. It should give a little.
  4. While your spaghetti squash bakes, crack all your eggs into a bowl and whisk together.
  5. Then shred your sweet potato. I used my always wonderful shredding attachment on my food processor. YOU STILL HAVEN’T BOUGHT A FOOD PROCESSOR?? Jesus. Buy one.
  6. Now you can either send your onion through the food processor or chop it yourself. Think about how easy your life could be if you sent it through a food process. There ya go.
  7. After they are done shredding away, add your fat source to a large skillet over medium-high heat. Plop in your sweet potato and onions and cover to let cook down.
  8. Randomly flip the sweet potatoes and onions and stir them up a bit to be sure they don’t stick to the bottom of the pan or been. Keep covered until the sweet potatoes are soft and delicious.
  9. Remove from heat.
  10. Your spaghetti squash should be done at this point, so take it out of the oven and use a fork to remove the threads. Add them directly to your egg mixture.
  11. Turn your oven down to 400 degrees.
  12. Then throw your sweet potato and onion mixture in the bowl with your eggs and spaghetti squash and add all your seasonings.
  13. Mix together. Add some salt and pepper as need.
  14. Now grease an 8×8 glass baking dish. Pour your egg mixture in the dish.
  15. Bake your egg casserole for around 25-30 minutes. This b*tch is dense so make sure it is cooked all the way through before you pull it out to rest. I checked it out by pulling it out of the oven and poking at the middle part of the egg dish. If my finger sunk in, it wasn’t done. Obv. It should bounce back at you. Like fluffy eggs do. Rhymer, that I am.
  16. Let sit for 5+ minutes to cool and meld all together. I even ate this cold the next day.

taken from:http://paleomg.com/paleo-spaghetti-squash-breakfast-bake/

sweet tater brownies

Ingredients

  • 1 sweet potato
  • 3 eggs, whisked
  • 1/4 cup Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil, melted
  • 1/3 cup raw honey
  • 1/2 cup Enjoy Life Chocolate Chips
  • 3 tablespoons Coconut Flour
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • pinch of salt
Instructions
  1. Time to bake that sweet potato. Preheat your oven to 425 degrees, use a fork to puncture holes all around it, then throw in the oven for 25-30 minutes. (I’m sure you could microwave it, but I like the ole fashioned way. I’m just so ole fashioned)
  2. Once your sweet potato is soft and cooked through, peel off the skin and mash it up in a bowl. And turn your oven down to 350 degrees.
  3. Now add your wet ingredients: coconut oil, honey, vanilla, and whisked eggs to the bowl and mix together.
  4. Then add your dry ingredients: coconut flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, cinnamon, salt and chocolate chips.
  5. Mix well to incorporate all that goodness.
  6. Pour into an 8×8 glass baking dish
  7. Bake for 30-35 minutes.
  8. Let rest to cool a bit.
  9. Eat those b*tches. Try not to eat them all in one sitting. Like what may have happened in my kitchen….oops.

taken from:http://paleomg.com/sweet-potato-brownies/

Muffins

UPDATE: i made these tonight–oh my golly gosh they are good!

This is a blueberry recipe but i’ll try choc. chips for the chocolate crazed girls.

Prep time: 5 mins
Cook time: 20 mins
Total time: 25 mins
Serves: 8-10
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Mix all ingredients together in a bowl. If you’re good at baking, you’ll know to mix the dry then the wet ingredients then mix together, but I do all the ingredients together and it works out just fine.
  3. Place ingredients into 8-10 silicone muffin cups in a muffin tin. Or you can use muffin tin paper liners.
  4. Bake for 15-20 minutes. Just keep an eye on it, they will puff up and look adorable.
  5. Eat them and be happy. And merry.

taken from: http://paleomg.com/simple-blueberry-muffins/