Paleo, gluten free, chocolate almond cake with seafoam frosting.

Crispy Cajun Chicken and Chocolate Almond Cake

I’m not sure why coconut sugar is considered paleo when organic cane sugar isn’t, but when it comes to flavor, coconut sugar is great. Without any additional molasses or processing, coconut sugar has the flavor of brown sugar. There’s really no coconut flavor per se. I used this ingredient to make both the cake and […]

Photo of green gumbo z'herbes with oysters.

Green Gumbo Z’herbes

It’s Mardi Gras today and that means Lent starts tomorrow. For those who follow the tradition, this post features recipes for Lenten meals. Greens are tricky in some ways. They are great with something porky like bacon or sausage, but these ingredients are out for Lent — or a meatless meal. To be honest, I […]

Mardi Gras paleo fruit sorbet

Mardi Gras Shrimp and Sorbet Recipes

Here in Louisiana the winter holidays do not slow down after New Year’s Day. Starting with Little Christmas, (January 6) the festivities gear up again with the start of Mardi Gras season. From king cakes at every gathering to raucous tunes on the radio and and on every music playing device, to krewes dressed to wow […]


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