I thought I had given away my waffle iron. I looked high and low one day after I saw a paleo recipe using it, but couldn’t find it. I swore I had given it to my mom, but at last, I found the darn thing. The best thing about my waffle iron, is that is makes heart shaped waffles! Who doesn’t want to give a little love to the ones you are cooking for.
- 1/2 cup tapioca flour
- 1/2 cup coconut flour
- 3/4 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 cup melted butter or ghee
- 1/4 cup raspberry jam (or any sugar free jam you can find or make your own)
- 1/2 cup applesauce
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 4 eggs
- 1/2 tsp salt
- coconut oil for coating the iron
- Plug in your waffle iron and melt some coconut oil
- Mix the flours and baking powder together in a small bowl
- Whisk together the melted butter, jam, applesauce, vanilla, eggs, and salt in a separate medium sized bowl
- Now add in dry ingredients to wet ingredients and whisk together
- Once waffle iron is heated, coat iron with coconut oil
- Add in batter, making sure not to add to much, mine takes about 1/3 cup for each waffle
You can serve these with just some maple syrup and butter, or you can go the extra mile and make a blueberry (or any kind of berry) sauce to top it. I used frozen blueberries, approximately 2 cups, with 1/4 cup of honey. Just put in a small sauce pan over medium heat. Once berries start to warm up, take a wooden spoon and smash them against the side of the pan. Then allow the mixture to simmer for about 8 minutes, until it has thicken. Serve over waffles.
Who doesn’t love donuts on a Sunday morning. If only I could walk to a bakery on a Sunday morning and get a paleo donut, my life would be complete. I would even settle for a gluten free, freshly baked or fried, version But if I want one on a Sunday (or any day for that matter) I need to make it myself. This recipe will satisfy that craving and not make you feel guilty for breaking your diet.
- 2 ripe bananas
- 1 cup of apple sauce
- 1/8 cup melted coconut oil
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 1 egg
- 2 tsp honey
- 1/4 cup coconut flour
- 3/4 cup almond flour or meal (I used Trader Joe’s brand)
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp salt
- Coconut Butter slightly warmed or
- Melted butter and coconut sugar
- Preheat oven to 350 deg F and coat donut pan with melted coconut oil
- Add bananas and apple sauce to a food processor and process till smooth
- Pour into a large mixing bowl and add coconut oil, vanilla, egg, and honey and whisk until egg is combined
- In a separate bowl, combine coconut flour, almond meal, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt, and mix until incorporated
- Pour dry ingredients into wet and mix thoroughly
- Pour batter into doughnut pan
- Bake for approximately 20 to 25 minutes, until dough bounces back after being pressed.
- Cool for about 5 minutes in pan, then remove to a cooling rack.
- When donuts have cooled down slightly, add toppings. Either drizzle on some warmed coconut butter, or melt about 4 tbs of butter or ghee and dip donut in butter then coat with coconut sugar.
- These taste best if eaten right away.
Whole Foods has these great cherry chipotle sausages that I really enjoy. Unfortunately their are two things wrong about them, one my husband says they are too spicy and two they have a few questionable ingredients in them that make me feel guilty every time I buy them. Does sausage really need canola oil and sugar? I think not!
- 1 lb ground pork
- 1/4 tsp dried oregano
- 1/4 tsp paprika
- 1/4 tsp pepper
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp chipotle seasoning
- 1 tsp dried parsley
- 1/2 cup frozen cherries
- 1 tsp olive oil
Thaw your cherries by running them under some cold water and roughly chop.
Mix all of your dry ingredients together.
Grab your humanely raised pastured pork, mine comes from Yonder Way Farms.
Mix all ingredients together and form small patties. Add to cast iron skillet on medium heat and flip after about 4 minutes. After another 4 minutes check internal temperature with a thermometer to insure pork is cooked thoroughly.
My husband was out of town this weekend, so what does that mean for me…Paleofied Breakfast Foods containing EGGS! I know I am evil, but I have tried and failed to make paleo pancakes without eggs and almonds. I am sure I will get it eventually, but for now I can only enjoy these babies alone.
- 2 eggs
- 1/2 cup raw cream (coconut milk or raw milk would work fine as well)
- 1/3 cup coconut flour
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 1/2 tbs honey
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- pinch of cinnamon
- 1 tbs coconut oil
- 1 cup frozen blueberries and 1 tbs honey for sauce (or you can use blueberry jam)
- Whisk together eggs, cream, coconut flour, vanilla, honey, baking soda, and cinnamon.
- Heat a non stick skillet with coconut oil on medium heat.
- Pour in batter to hot skillet at the desired pancake size
- These pancakes will not bubble up like traditional flour pancakes to let you know they are done, so after a minute or two, check the bottom to see if it has started to brown. Flip when a nice brown color has formed.
- To make the blueberry sauce, add frozen blueberries and honey to a small pot. Once blueberries become warm, smash them with a wooden spoon against the side of the pot. Stir mixture often and let reduce until thick.
- Plate pancakes and enjoy!