4 Ingredient Neapolitan Nice Cream (Sugar Free, Paleo, GF, DF)

June 2017 Recipe Redux Challenge: Small Bite Desserts In honor of our 6th birthday, we’re celebrating with cake…or another small bite dessert that fits your fancy. Show us your healthy small bite dessert creation. I could feel heat radiating from my bare neck and arms. The blistering Spanish sun was out glaring over all in…

The Best Skinny Lemon Curd (Paleo, GF, Oil-Free)

“When life gives you lemons, make Lemonade” Just another one of those “let’s be positive!” phrases, I thought to myself the first time I heard it. Rather ironically however, this phrase has really stuck with me over the years, especially this week. Zoe and I just started the first week of our internship in Ohio. We were…

How to Make the Perfect Tropical Mocktail

After being in Ohio for a little longer than a week, I have been impressed by just how green everything is. We came here just at the perfect time of the year. I was even more impressed by the abundance of summer fruits we saw as we walked around the grocery stores – cantaloupes, watermelon, strawberries,…

Secret to the Best Asian Glazed Pork Tenderloin (Paleo, GF, Oil-Free)

As the waiter approached our finely decorated table, I gasped in wonder as she set a large suckling roast pig right in the center of our table. Like any traditional Chinese banquet, the first course of the dinner was always slices of crispy pork skin crackling over a layer of tender meat. The contrast of salty…

EASY Vegan French Patisserie Fruit Tarts (Paleo, GF, DF)

The EASIEST, QUICKEST, MOST FORGIVING French Pastry Crust with Creamy Egg-Free Custard. Thick, Nutty & Sweet. Better than store-brought Fruit Tart. 134 Calories.  Alongside roads, tall lilac trees and the green buds of spring are seen to appear ever so gradually, dotting the pavements with specks of white, green and even pink to welcome in the…

100 Calorie Starbucks Copycat Lemon Loaf (Paleo, Nut-Free, Oil-Free)

1- Bowl Flourless, Oil-Free Lemon Cake. Only 100 Calories. Extremely Moist and Fluffy. Quick. Easy. From the window, I watched as the rain pellets gently fell to the ground. Every drop was an added gift to mother nature. The entire world had turned into a glassy wet reflection. I gently caressed my braided hair, resting it softly on my…

Skinny Pulled Orange Chicken (Paleo, GF, DF, Oil-Free)

The simplest 7 INGREDIENT Mexican Inspired Pulled Chicken. No SLOW COOKER needed. Tender, succulent. Deceptively Easy – all in 1 HOUR!  February 2017 Recipe Redux Challenge: Taco Tuesday “February 21 is a Tuesday. So show us your healthy, creative take on the taco.” I walked pass the beautiful vibrant shades of oranges, yellows and greens. I paused…

Mediterranean Poached Eggs (GF, Paleo, DF, Oil-Free, Vegetarian)

“I ate a dozen hard boiled eggs all the way on my 8-hour ride from Guangzhou back home” my dad proudly announced. As you can tell, my dad loves eggs. I had heard this story many, many times. So often at the dinner table or over the phone my parents would share stories from their childhood…

8 Ingredient Flourless Chocolate Cake (Paleo, GF, DF, Refined Sugar Free)

No FLOUR, No OIL, No BUTTER, No REFINED-SUGAR Chocolate Cake I walked into the store, my eyes glued on the large containers of colored foil paper. Each neatly wrapped bundle contained a delicate piece of Lindt chocolate. I glanced at the labels: Lindor Milk Chocolate Truffles, Strawberry & Cream White Chocolate, Caramel with Sea Salt Dark…

Foolproof Chinese Soy Poached Chicken 鹵水雞 (GF options)

“I received a free sample of Kikkoman soy sauce mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by Kikkoman and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time.”  Warm, Fragrant, Aromatic…What was that? I dashed into the kitchen and carefully…