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Latest Recipes

BLT Burger Stack

Using heirloom tomato as the bun, this BLT Burger Stack is about as good as a salad can get. Bacon, (vegan or regular with a recipe for the former included), arugula, basil mayo, balsamic glaze. It truly is as good as any steakhouse burger.

High Protein Almond Flour Pancakes with Blueberries

High Protein Almond Flour Pancakes

Pancakes are the quintessential brunch food, but if you’re eating grain-free or Paleo, Most grain-free pancakes are dense and not fluffy at all. These High Protein Almond Flour Pancakes however, check all the boxes: not too sweet, VERY fluffy, grain-free. Try them plain or with any of the suggested mix-ins and toppings.

Quick Pickled Vegetables

Quick Pickled Vegetables

Pickled vegetables add extra flavor and texture to everything. and summertime is when the market is booming with all kinds of veggies. But who wants to spend days sweating and canning jar after jar? These Quick Pickled Vegetables are easy to make and require no special skills or pressurized equipment.

Paleo Magic Cookie Bars (Vegan)

Magic Cookie Bars have been a baking staple for decades, but this Paleo Magic Cookie Bar is the remake of a bake sale and holiday baking favorite which also happens to be dairy-, grain- and refined sugar-free. Vegan option included.

Homemade Mayonnaise

Homemade Mayonnaise doesn’t have to be intimidating or hard. With this foolproof method and a few common ingredients, this DIY condiment recipe is well within even a beginners grasp

The Ultimate Guide to Awesome Salads

Think salads are boring or rabbit food? The Ultimate Guide to Awesome Salads will show you how to make main dish or side salads that will steal the show using whatever you have on hand.

Lemon Herb Shrimp Overhead healthyhappyrealc.om

Lemon Herb Shrimp | Paleo and Whole30

You need a quick meal that is healthy and full of flavor? Lemon Herb Shrimp is your new go-to with DIY Herb Butter and lemon being the only, simple seasonings for wild-caught shrimp and a 8-10 minute cooking time.

Whole30 Teriyaki Style Steak Kabobs

As anyone who has ever made Japanese food knows, there is actually a lot of sugar used in the cuisine. And as anyone knows who has done a Whole30, sugar or sweeteners of any kind, outside of fruit, is a big NO-No. So how is it even possible to make these kabobs? The natural sweetness of pineapple combined with also naturally sweet coconut aminos in place of soy sauce, that’s how. Full of sweet, tangy, umami flavor, these Whole30 Teriyaki Steak Kabobs are a summer must!