Paleo Chocolate Raspberry Naked Cake with Raspberry Filling

When it comes to baking, I aim to please. So when my mother asked me to make a chocolate raspberry cake for Christmas this year, I was determined to make the best chocolate raspberry cake she had ever seen. At first, I was a bit resistant to the idea of a chocolate raspberry cake for Christmas, but I went for it. This feels more like a Valentine’s Day kinda cake to me, but it turned out so delicious that I really couldn’t complain. I was a bit nervous about this one, to be honest, because it was going to be…

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Healing My Gut – GOODBYE CANDIDA!

I’m smiling ear-to-ear as I write this. Part of me thought I would never actually write a post like this. I hoped I would, but a small part of me also didn’t really know. After almost a year, I have finally gotten rid of my incredibly stubborn Candida overgrowth! If you’ve been a longtime reader, I’m sure you know that I’ve been on a protocol to heal my gut for almost a year now, but that I’ve been on other protocols on and off for the last three years for my gut issues. While I struggled with digestive issues my…

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Warm Vanilla Cauliflower Collagen Pudding (Sugar-Free, Paleo)

Here I am again with another “weird” “dessert” recipe. I put those words in quotes because to me it’s not weird, but I know other people think my food combinations are strange. That’s okay – I embrace it. I sort of pride myself on that. Also, I consider this a dessert recipe, because my taste buds respond to this like a dessert. As I’ve mentioned before, being sugar-free for almost a year really does change your taste buds. It only takes a little bit of natural sweetness for something to taste like a full-on dessert to me, and I know many of…

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My 2017 Favorites

Another year is gone, which means I have another year of favorites to talk about! I discovered so many amazing products and so much incredible content this year, so I want to give a shoutout to the standouts of 2017. Some of these came out before 2017, but I either didn’t discover them or didn’t fully fall in love with them until this year. You know I’m a creature of habit, and these were the things I could NOT get enough of this past year! Primal Kitchen Mayo: This had to be first on my list, of course. It was…

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Caffeine-Free Dirty Coconut Chai Latte

This is my last recipe of 2017, and I want to leave you with a cozy one! After a Thanksgiving and early December filled with 85 degree weather, it is FINALLY getting chilly here in Los Angeles. I expected to come back from the Bay Area after Christmas and pull out my tank tops, shorts, and sunscreen, but I’ve been pleasantly surprised by my need for fuzzy socks and a heavy North Face! When it gets a little chilly out, there is nothing I love more than curling up on the couch with a warm mug of SOMETHING. Preferably alongside…

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