Slow Cooker Tomato Basil Soup (Paleo, Gluten Free)

Whoever came up with the tomato + basil combo was a GENIUS.  These two ingredients together is one of my favorite pairings, so I guess it makes total sense that I would enjoy having Tomato Basil Soup!  Have you ever tried making your own Paleo Tomato Basil Soup?  It’s quite easy (and delicious!), especially if you have a slow cooker.  Here’s how!

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Balsamic Tomato Cucumber Avocado Salad

Balsamic Tomato Cucumber Avocado Salad

The other day, I had the hugest breakfast ever – I’m talking a giant ham and cheese omelet, some bacon, and avocado… 2 hours before lunch time.  So when lunch time rolled around, I was like, okay.  Let’s get real.  You probably shouldn’t eat a crap load of food like you usually do for lunch.  So I took a peek at the fridge, and found tomatoes, cucumbers, and avocados!  Just FYI, these are some of my favorite things.  Instantly, I am drooling thinking about a yummy Balsamic Tomato Cucumber Avocado Salad.

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Mini Paleo Chocolate Cake (with Ramekins)

Whether it’s for a Birthday, Valentine’s day, Christmas, or some solo-I-need-a-chocolate-cake-in-my-mouth event… it’s always good to have a good chocolate cake recipe laying around!  Yes, normal sized cakes are pretty awesome, but maybe you don’t have two good sized cake pans, want to switch it up, or… just want your cake to look damn cute!  Well, you’re in luck!  If you have Ramekins laying around… you can make this adorable and decadent Mini Paleo Chocolate Cake!

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Paleo Spicy Thai Noodle Salad

So, zucchini noodles are zoodles.  Does that mean sweet potato noodles are spoodles? Whatever they are called, sweet potatoes have the perfect texture for a Paleo Spicy Thai Noodle Salad. Tahini and coconut aminos pair together perfectly to give this salad the creamy umami that makes a good thai noodle salad.  The sweet heartiness of the sweet potato, crunch of the carrot and creamy dressing is the perfect salad for a spring party or picnic!

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Paleo Death By Chocolate Cake

February. Roses, cards, hearts and chocolate. Oh, and my birthday month! It’s the shortest month and my birthday is two days after Valentine’s Day, which is great because my boyfriend doesn’t forget what day is my birthday.  But not great so great because my birthday celebration gets combined with Valentine’s Day. So, I decide I’m going to make the whole month my birthday month!

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Sprouts Farmers Market, Gut Health… and a Paleo Chinese Spicy Pickled Cucumbers Recipe!

A while back, Sprouts Farmers Market hosted a blogger tour at the Morningside location in Atlanta, with the theme “Eat Your Way to a Healthier Gut”, led by Atlanta-based registered dietitian nutritionist, Marisa Moore.  I had the pleasure of being one of the bloggers invited to join and learn all about probiotic rich foods that promote a healthy tummy!  This inspired me to post a family recipe – Paleo Chinese Spicy Pickled Cucumbers!

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