Three Ingredient Oat Muffins

Three ingredient oat pancakes (my daughters fav recipe for years now) made into muffins.
1 banana
2 eggs
1/4 cup of oats

I added Chai spice to mine.
Whip in Magic bullet and bake in Silicon Muffin cups 10-15mins until fully cooked.
I served mine with 1/2 cup Greek yogurt blended with a spoonful of frozen mixed berries and sprinkled with Epicure’s Summer Berry Dip. 3 ingred oat muffins

Grain free Biscuits – OMG!

I was wandering through Costco… I’m not normally a wanderer!  As a single parent mother of 3 running a busy fabulous business I practically gallop from place to place.  On this day though I was getting my new winter tires on and had 1.5hrs to spend in Costco….  I wandered the book aisle and came across Paleo Comfort Foods.  I flipped it open and the first thing I saw was Coconut Tortilla’s… OMG, SOLD!

I did the rest of my shopping and sat down in the food court among all those eating Pizza’s, Hot Dogs and Icecream and read my new cookbook.  I made my first recipe today…  It was a hit!

I did tweak a little since I didn’t want to have 6 egg yolks waiting for a home (recipe called for 6 whites) + I increased the butter a little bit so they’d be more moist, more like my mama’s!  They’re not the light and fluffy wheat biscuits, more of cross between a regular and cornmeal biscuit.  They hold up well, we had them toasted and topped with coconut butter for breakfast.  Would be a great base for an eggs benny too!!

  • 3 eggs, whisked until very frothy
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 3/4 cup almond flour
  • 2 tsp Epicure’s baking powder
  • 3 Tbsp butter or coconut oil
  • a few grinds of Epicure’s Chili Garlic Salt
  • Grated Cheddar (I put 1/2 cup into the batter and more on top) – omit cheese if you want

Mix flours, salt and baking powder.  Cut in cold butter with your pastry blender or a fork.  Put into the fridge until butter is re-chilled.  Add cheddar, mix in eggs until just combined.  Form into biscuit shapes, pop onto your parchment paper covered baking sheet and bake at  for 12 minutes.

 

Primal Thanksgiving Dinner

We had the best dinner!  I had company over, what’s a great meal without friends!   One guest was celiac so it was a perfect fit for my Paleo/Primal skills!  All recipes will follow over the next week.

Dinner

  • Brined Turkey with Gravy
  • Sage & Apple Pork Stuffing
  • My Mom’s Creamed Potato
  • Roasted Asparagus
  • Brussel Sprouts Salad (brought by my guests – kit from Costco with Epicure’s Italian Dressing)
  • Sweet Potato Casserole (brought by my guests)
  • Ham with Newfie Ham Sauce (Raspberry jam mixed with yellow mustard)

Dessert

Gingerbread Vet Cookies

This is my daughters choice of a cookie to make today.  Since it’s remembrance day she broke some arms and legs in recognition of all those in the war who came home with damaged limbs.  Again, I didn’t have exactly the ingredients as called for, so I improvised!

  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 3 Tbsp coconut oil (original called for palm shortening)
  • 1 Tbsp coconut milk
  • 1.5 cups almond flour & 1.5 cups coconut flour (It called for all almond flour)
  • 2 tsp Epicure’s Gingerbread spice
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp Baking soda

In 8 cup Multipot heat molasses to the boil, remove from heat.  Add maple syrup, coconut oil and coconut milk and stir until well combined.  In a bowl combine all dry ingredients, pour wet into dry and still only until fully blended.  Refridgerate 20 mins (I didn’t cause my batter was stiff already due to my adaption of ingredients)/  Roll out between 2 pieces of parchment until about 1/4 inch thick.  Cut with cookie cutters, bake @ 350 for 8-10mins on parchment lined cookie sheet.

Gingerbread 'Vet' Cookies

Gingerbread 'Vet' Cookies

Decorated with Epicure’s Chocolate Decorator. The idea for these girls was THE MOST chocolate possible, lol

Gingerbread Cookies

Gingerbread Cookies

 

Chocolate Chip Bacon Cookies

First recipe from Make it Paleo cookbook.  They even look like real cookies – how crazy is that?!  So good too. For the non-bacon version simply skip it, you could put nuts in instead too if you wanted.

I’m super lazy so I buy the precooked/crumbled real bacon and pick out the fatty bits, lol.  So this version is based on that laziness, you could start with 5 slices of bacon and cook it with the syrup.

  • 1/2 cup real bacon bits
  • 1/4 cup pure Maple syrup (could use slightly less Agave)
  • 3 cups almond flour
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup pure Maple syrup
  • 1 tsp Epicure Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 cup Coconut Oil, unrefined (Tropical Traditions has one that doesn’t taste like coconut and isn’t refined)
  • 1 cup Epicure’s dark Choc Chips

Toss bacon with first amt of maple syrup and bake in 350 oven in your Eclipse coated pan or on a parchment covered cookie sheet.  Beat eggs, maple syrup and vanilla extract.  Add dry ingredients and beat well.  Add melted coconut oil, blend until well combined.  Stir in candied bacon and choc chips.  Drop balls of dough onto parchment lined baking sheet and bake 15mins.  I made only a 1/2 recipe and got 17 big cookies!  Definitely will make a full recipe next time.

Chocolate Chip Bacon Cookies

Chocolate Chip Bacon Cookies