Paleo Skillet Chocolate Chip Cookie

Paleo Skillet Chocolate Chip Cookie

What a mess. A tempting gooey, chocolaty, cookie mess. And unbelievably delicious. My classic chocolate chip cookie recipe is baked in a cast iron skillet for a mayhem of melted chocolate chip and walnuts. One slice is a sumptuous balance of sweetness and salt, completely guilt free.

Coq Au Vin – Braised Chicken in Red Wine

Coq Au Vin - Braised Chicken in Red Wine

Braised chicken in red wine, or Coq au Vin, was not only the first French dish I made, but also the first venture with wine cooking. Rich wine and herb flavors impart into the meat and give the dish substantial depth. Since then, the pairing of wine and meat ignited a culinary lust. I’m spoiled… 

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Balsamic Veal and Butternut Purée

Balsamic Veal and Butternut Puree

Savory aromas of balsamic vinegar, rosemary, and oregano impart into tender veal cutlets then are pan fried to develop a flavorful sear while keeping the meaty essence within. Paired with naturally sweet butternut squash purée, the combination makes an impressive dish with little hassle. It’s been too long since I cooked up a wholesome and… 

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How delicious!

Paleo Key Lime Cheesecake

A dessert that’s only a little sweet and refreshingly tart would be this Paleo and Vegan Key Lime cheesecake. Creamed cashews are whipped with sweet dairy free condensed milk, topped with an elite whipped coconut cream, and sprinkled with lime zest and toasted coconut for the final touch. And of course only using Key Limes… 

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Baked pie in springform pan after 9 minutes at 350F

Paleo and Vegan Cookie Pie Crust

A critical recipe in any baker’s cook book (or bl0g) is a good and reliable pie crust. This cookie pie crust tastes a lot like short bread cookies and is perfect for cheesecakes and cream pies. It takes less than 5 minutes to prepare and about 8 minutes to bake. An easy and minimalist pie crust… 

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Green Monstah - Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Pie

“Green Monstah” Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Pie

Green Monstaaah!! Who is ready for baseball! The season’s just around the corner, though Fenway’s mound is still frozen and cold. That’s what this Paleo and Vegan Pie is. A big frozen green mound of mint chocolate chip ice cream pie. Coconut cream, cashew butter, and avocado are whipped together for a creamy and cool slice of pie…. 

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Vegan and Paleo Chocolate Pecan Pie Shell

Paleo and Vegan Chocolate Pecan Pie Crust

I love nuts and chocolate. That is a well known fact. But you probably noticed that “blanched nut flours” are my least favorite of the Paleo flours. The sole biggest reason why? Imagine sinking those glorious nuts in a searing hot bath until its skin comes off. As a result you lost a ton of the… 

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Corned Beef Shortribs

Corned Beef Short Ribs

Beautiful cuts of short ribs bathed in herbal and salty brine for a tender and flavorful corned beef, what could be a better dinner in the middle of March. Dinner in four days, that is. This dish takes time but most wonderful things need time. Time for change, development, and blossoming. Then emerges a primed… 

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Finish with whipped coconut cream

Paleo Bananas Foster Pie

The caramelized sweetness of a Bananas Foster and the classic sweet cream fluff fuse together in this Paleo and Vegan Bananas Foster pie. The exciting flambéed bananas, caramel, and rum combine with familiar cream pie layers for a delectable dessert based on the New Orleans classic. March snuck up on us, didn’t it? But cool things happen… 

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