Carrot Cake Muffins

This is an incredibly easy gluten-free, sugar-free, and dairy-free recipe—which is also Plant Paradox compliant—for making delicious carrot cake muffins which are satisfying enough to get you all the way to lunch without all those snack cravings!

Recipe

Preheat oven to 350F. Whisk together all the dry ingredients. Whisk together all the wet ingredients. Add the wet ingredients to the dry and whisk until homogenous . Fold in the grated carrot and nuts (optional). Separate into 12 equal potions in a lined muffin tin and bake at 350F for 25-minutes, or until a toothpick/skewer comes out clean.

Dry ingredients

  • 1 1/4C. (175g) Almond flour
  • 2 Tbsp Coconut flour
  • 1/2 tsp Baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp Ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp Freshly ground nutmeg

Wet ingredients

  • 2 Eggs
    • I recommend you use either "pasture raised" or "omega-3" eggs, as they are much healthier. "Pasture raised" is the superior of the 2 options.
  • 1/3C. Avocado oil, MCT oil,...
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Dates with Goat Cheese, Pistachios, and Flake Salt

appetizer easy healthy Sep 13, 2020

Here is a step-by-step guide to make dates with goat cheese, pistachios, and flake salt. This appetizer easy to make and never fails to impress!

Step 1: Watch the step-by-step video 

Step 2: Tools you'll need

  • Cutting board
  • A small, sturdy knife.  Preferably a pairing knife
  • Butter knife or small, sturdy spatula (anything that isn't sharp will work)

Optional

  • Serving tray

Step 3: Prepare your ingredients

 
 
  • 1 package of dates
    • Pre-pitted will save you some time, but they won't taste as good as ones with the pit still in
  • 1x 8oz.–16oz. package of pistachios, in the shell
    • Again, shelled pistachios will save you time, but don't taste as good as the ones still in the shell
  • 1x 5oz. package of goat cheese
  • A dry flake salt

Step 4: Cut your dates in half

If your dates are pre-pitted, slice them in half, the long way, and set aside until all the dates are cut in two.  If your dates still have the pit in, cut along the...

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The easiest way to make delicious homemade garlic bread

Here is a step-by-step guide on how to make garlic bread at home.  With a few simple tricks, you can have garlic bread that doesn't burn, and has garlicky goodness all the way through.

Step 1: Watch the step-by-step video  

Step 2: Gather the tools you'll need

 
 
  • Aluminum foil
  • Cutting board
  • Chef's knife
  • Bread knife
  • Fork
  • A butter knife or small sturdy spatula
  • Small bowl for mixing

Step 3: Prepare your ingredients

 
 
  • 1 loaf of Italian or French bread (anything long will work)
  • 1 bulb fresh garlic for roasting
  • 2 cloves fresh garlic, diced
  • 4 Tbsp. unsalted butter, softened
  • 3-6 large basil leaves, diced
  • ~1 tsp. parsley, diced
  • ~1 tsp. salt with a medium-high moisture content

Step 4: Mix up your garlic butter

Before you get going, make sure your oven is preheating to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

In a small bowl, mix together the 2 cloves of diced garlic, basil leaves, parsley, butter, and salt.  Pro tip: if you...

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The World's Greatest Peanut Butter Cookies!

"These are the best peanut butter cookies I've ever tasted!" - Neighbor who ran a catering company for 14-years and a 10+ year baker.
 

No Flour Peanut Butter Cookies:
**Makes about 50 cookies**
- 2 C. crunchy peanut butter* (better quality = better cookies)
- 2 C. white sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1 egg yolk
- 2 tsp. baking soda
- 1/2 tsp. Vanilla extract(you can increase this to 1 tsp., if desired)
- 1/2 C. almond meal (almost identical to almond flour)
- 1/2 C. ground flax seed/meal
- 1/8 - 1/4 C. water (this keeps the mix soft so it's easier to form the balls. More water = a cookie that spreads out more) *If you're using unsalted peanut butter then add a pinch of salt to help bring out the flavors.

Directions:
1. Pre-heat oven to 350F and line your baking trays with parchment paper.
2. In a medium sized bowl, lightly beat the eggs and the vanilla extract until just combined. Add the sugar and peanut butter, then mix until combined.
3. In a separate medium sized bowl, combine the almond...

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