Paleo Pumpkin Spice Latte

Paleo Pumpkin Spice Latte

Fall is in full swing and we’re not above loving that infamous “basic” beverage that explodes EVERYWHERE this time of year: the sweet and spiced PSL (aka: Pumpkin Spice Latte).

Since the Starbuck’s version, that must be credited for bringing this drink such fame, is sooo full of sugar and other mysterious-not-good-for-your-poor-body ingredients we decided to take matters into our own hands and make a version with real ingredients that’s also WAY LESS sugar and even Paleo-friendly!!

(Makes 3 to 4 servings pending on mug size 😉 and it’s maybe a little too easy to consume all on your own if you’re not careful)

If you’re feeling especially wild, trying making our Paleo Coconut Whipped Cream for a topping – you can find that recipe HERE.


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Paleo Pumpkin Spice Latte
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Course Drinks
Cuisine Paleo
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Instructions
  1. Heat cashew (or almond) milk in a small sauce pan over medium low heat. Be careful not to boil the milk, and once it's become hot, remove it from heat.
  2. Add all ingredients, including heated milk, to a blender. Blend for several seconds or until fully combined. A bit of froth should've formed after the mixture settles.
  3. Give it a quick taste test and adjust accordingly if you wish!
Recipe Notes

Add more spices if you fancy // if you want it creamier, then add a smidge more butter and/or coconut oil // and if you want it as sweet as Starbucks, instead of adding more honey or syrup, use Stevia to sweeten it to taste! A bit more maple syrup will do the trick too, BUT, it'll lessen its qualifiers as "Paleo" LOL - enjoy hot and with a sprinkling of cinnamon on top!

Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Red Onion

Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Red Onion

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Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Red Onion
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Course Side Dishes
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  1. Turn the heat on under a skillet (use one with a lid) to medium–high heat. Add olive oil and butter to your pan, and let that fat get good and hot.
  2. Chop a red onion and add it to the hot pan, then toss in the Brussels sprouts. Give them a toss, and then turn the heat down to medium-low. Add sea salt and freshly ground pepper.
  3. Give the Brussels sprouts and diced onion another toss and then snip in your strips of leftover bacon with your kitchen shears into the pan.
  4. Remove the pan from the heat, cover, and let it steam for about five minutes.
Savory Fall Soup Recipe: Coconut Pumpkin Curry Soup

Savory Fall Soup Recipe: Coconut Pumpkin Curry Soup

Pumpkins for everyone!!!

That’s how I feel when I walk into a store and I eyeball a gorgeous array of pumpkins of every persuasion!

I want to open my arms like Maria in The Sound of Music and twirl in the middle of store–yes, pumpkins are my fall spirit animal (gourd?).

Decorating for fall is a ritual of sorts–first the beautiful pumpkins inside and out, then the fall wreath on the front door and of course, a fine assortment of mums. 🙂

Fall makes me crave crockpot cooking, soups and stews.

I love turning on the fireplace finally and celebrating a cold brisk walk in the evenings after dinner.

The trick of course is to make sure your cooking is still on point and not leading you down the wrong road setting you up for holiday weight gain (this is when it starts folks!).

One of my favorite recipes that will boost your beta carotene and satisfy your taste buds is my Coconut Curry Pumpkin Soup recipe–have you tried it? Easy, delicious and the whole fam will LOVE it!

Here you go:

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Coconut Pumpkin Curry Soup
Savory Fall Soup Recipe: Coconut Pumpkin Curry Soup
Course Soups & Stews
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Course Soups & Stews
Cuisine Paleo
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Savory Fall Soup Recipe: Coconut Pumpkin Curry Soup
Instructions
  1. In a soup pot, heat oil over medium high heat and saute onions. Cook till very soft.
  2. Add remaining ingredients, except coconut milk, cilantro, and pumpkin seeds.
  3. Cook uncovered for 15 minutes.
  4. Add coconut milk and continue to cook (but not boil – it will break) for another 5 minutes.
  5. Serve and top with cilantro and pumpkin seeds.
Stone Fruit with Almond Hazelnut Chia Seed Brittle and Vanilla Bean Coconut Cream

Stone Fruit with Almond Hazelnut Chia Seed Brittle and Vanilla Bean Coconut Cream


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Stone Fruit with Almond Hazelnut Chia Seed Brittle and Vanilla Bean Coconut Cream
Late summer is code for: STONE FRUIT!!! This incredibly delicious recipe is layered in multiple textures, the perfect level of sweetness, and has the edge of refreshment necessarily during the warm summer days. The best part? It's 100% Paleo-Approved!
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  1. Line a small baking sheet with parchment paper, and evenly scatter the chia seeds, almonds, and hazelnuts. Keep them relatively close together so there isn't a lot of negative space in between.
  2. In a medium sauce pan, over medium heat, add butter. Once melted, add in maple syrup and coconut sugar. Whisk together well.
  3. Using a candy thermometer*, bring mixture to about 300 degrees, then remove from heat and quickly whisk in vanilla extract and baking soda. Once thoroughly combined, immediately pour mixture over the scattered chai seeds and needs, using a spatula to evenly cover all of them.
  4. Place in freezer for about 45 minutes, or until it sets and hardens
  5. While waiting on the brittle to set, prepare the coconut cream.
  6. In a small pot, over medium low heat, add full fat coconut milk. If the water and coconut fat have separated, DO NOT add the water! Just get the creamy good stuff! Once it thins slightly over the heat, add in the vanilla bean. Whisk together and remove from heat (DO NOT LET IT BOIL).
  7. Then slice the stone fruit and distribute them to small bowls or plates.
  8. Pour coconut cream over the top of the fruit, and top with a couple pieces of the finished brittle. enjoy!
Recipe Notes

*if you don't have a candy thermometer, keep the mixture boiling over medium heat for about 3 to 5 minutes, until it starts smelling slightly of burnt sugar and becomes really really thick

Curry Chicken Salad Stuffed Avocados

Curry Chicken Salad Stuffed Avocados


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Curry Chicken Salad Stuffed Avocadoes
This is the perfect late summer meal! Cool, refreshing, PACKED full of flavors, and soooooooo so so dang easy to make! It'll quickly become a summer staple in your weekly meal plan!
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Course Main Dish
Cuisine Paleo
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Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients EXCEPT avocado
  2. Once fully mixed, place mixture into avocados and serve!
  3. OR place it in a sealed container, put it in the fridge and let it sit for a couple hours or until the next day - it's always more flavorful after it sits for a little while!