Short bread

¾ cup  butter (room temperature) ½ cup sweetener of choice 1 egg 3 Tbs lemon zest 2.5 Cup Almond meal 1/2 Cup coconut flour 1/2 Tsp Xanthan Gum 1/4 Tsp salt 1/2 Tsp Baking Soda Cream together the butter and sweetener. add in 1 egg and zest and beat /blend together. Add in the remaining … Continue reading Short bread

Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cookies

1/2 cup butter, softened1 cup peanut butter (natural, with no additives)1/2 cup Sweetener of choice2 eggs1 teaspoon vanilla1 cup almond flour1/4 xanthan Gum1/4 teaspoon baking soda Heat oven to 325°F.Cream butter until soft.  Add eggs, peanut butter, vanilla, and Sweetener, and mix thoroughly. Add remaining ingredients and mix well.Drop rounded teaspoons on greased cookie sheet and … Continue reading Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cookies

Cranberry Orange Scones

Ingredients: 1/2 cup coconut flour1 cup almond flour1/3 cup Sweetener of Choice2 tsp baking powder1/4 tsp salt1 cup fresh cranberries1/2 cup Sour Cream 4 large eggs, lightly beaten1/4 cup fresh orange juice2 tbsp Orange Zest2 tbsp Olive Oil1/2 tsp vanilla extract Glaze: 2 to 3 Tbsp Fresh Orange Juice 1/4 Cup Powdered Erythitol ( Swerve or … Continue reading Cranberry Orange Scones

Gluten-Free Pumpkin-Almond Bread

This good-for-everyone breakfast , to be served with dinner or as a treat.  This can also be made into three 3x6-inch miniloaves for gifts; cook at 350 degrees for 35 minutes or until a toothpick comesout clean. You can substitute 1 teaspoon pumpkin-pie spice for the cinnamon,allspice, nutmeg and cardamom. Ingredients: 4 cups almond flour … Continue reading Gluten-Free Pumpkin-Almond Bread

Roasted Pumpkin Seed Hummus

Pumpkin seeds are nutritional powerhouses wrapped up in a very small package. Ingredients 1 ½ cups raw pumpkin seeds, hulled (also known as pepitas)4 cloves garlic, whole cloves and peeled1 Tablespoon olive oil, plus ½ cup olive oil, plus more for drizzling1 teaspoon smoked paprika, divided1 teaspoon chili powder, divided1 teaspoon salt½ teaspoon pepper1 ½ … Continue reading Roasted Pumpkin Seed Hummus

Kale Chips

Kale chips are addictive!  And they are easy to make Ingredients: -olive oil cooking spray 1 bunch (about 20) large (Tuscan) kale leaves, cut lengthwise in half to remove center ribs 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/4 teaspoon Himalayan Pink Salt or Sea Salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 2 tablespoons finely grated Reggiano Parmesan cheese Instructions: Arrange … Continue reading Kale Chips

Chocolate Raspberry Cake – Low Carb

Butter to grease pan     2 cups finely ground almond flour 1/2 cup cocoa powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 cup Sweetener of Choice     3 Tablespoons Butter, melted 3 large eggs, room temperature 1 Tablespoon vanilla extract 1/3 cup unsweetened almond milk or other milk of choice 1 small package … Continue reading Chocolate Raspberry Cake – Low Carb

Relieve Stress & Tension With Yoga

While “feeling stressed” holds a negative connotation, some stress is actually good stress. If your neighbor’s mean dog starts chasing you, for example, your body releases hormones like adrenaline to help you run away. This type of brief, acute stress helps you manage potentially dangerous situations. It’s the long-term, chronic stress that is linked to … Continue reading Relieve Stress & Tension With Yoga

Blueberry Buckle – Low Carb

  Blueberry Buckle 3/4 Cup Sweetener of choice 1/4 Cup Butter 1 egg 1/2 Cup  Heavy Cream 2 Cups Almond Flour 2 Tsp Baking Powder 1/2 Tsp salt 2 cups Blueberries   Crumb Topping 1/3 Cup Almond flour 1/2 Cup Sweetener of choice 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/4 soft butter  Cream together sweetener, butter and egg.  … Continue reading Blueberry Buckle – Low Carb