Toasted Spiced Pumpkin Seeds – Paleo/GF/DF/EF/SF/NF

  This simple snack and garnish appeared in my very first cookbook, The Healthy Gluten Free Life. But I share it with you today so you can go forth and make seeds! Great by themselves, sprinkled on salads or tossed on Butternut Squash Soup, these spiced pumpkin seeds deliver great taste and nutrition.  Pumpkin seeds possess anti-inflammatory […]

Pumpkin Pie Bars – Paleo/GF/DF/SF

  If you’re tired of the same ‘ol pumpkin pie for the Holidays, or you’re looking for that quick-to-make Fall inspired dessert for your next get-together, look no further than these amazingly simple Pumpkin Pie Bars! Straight from the pages of my book, Make Ahead Paleo, I give you this sneak peak recipe to hopefully […]

Pumpkin Martinis

  I had to share yet another fantastic holiday recipe from my first book, The Healthy Gluten Free Life! The first time we made these surprisingly delicious drinks at Thanksgiving everyone responded the same way, “Pumpkin, in a martini?”  It didn’t sound great but we gave it a go anyway, and we are so glad […]

No Bake Pumpkin Tarts – Paleo/GF/DF/EF

  Since Thanksgiving is fast approaching, I thought for this week, I’d post a few of my favorite recipes for the big day. Today, I’ll start with an easy alternative to your traditional pumpkin pie – No Bake Pumpkin Tarts from my second book, Paleo Indulgences!! Nothing beats individual desserts at holiday get-togethers. I mean, they’re cute, […]

Pumpkin Snickerdoodles – Paleo/GF/DF

  Day 3 of Chestnut flour week! So what do you think so far? Are you gung-ho to try chestnut flour yet?? It’s truly a magic ingredient for grain-free baking. Be sure to check out my first two recipes: Maple Pumpkin Blondies & 5-Spice Pumpkin Dinner Rolls. And please pay a visit to my partner […]

5-Spice Pumpkin Dinner Rolls – Paleo/GF/DF

  Chestnut Flour Week – Day 2! Check out my Day 1 Recipe for Maple Pumpkin Blondies here. And be sure to check out my chestnut flour partner for the week, Brittany with Real Sustenance, and her Day 1 Recipe for Mini Gingerbread Breakfast Cakes here.   Looking for the perfect accompaniment to that roasted […]

Maple Pumpkin Blondies – And Chestnut Flour Week!

  Hello! And welcome to Chestnut Flour Week here on The Healthy GF Life! Why chestnut flour you ask? Well, because it’s pure awesomeness in gluten and grain-free baked goods, and I really wanted everyone to know about it! Guess who else loves chestnut flour? The incomparable Brittany Angell from Real Sustenance! Once we discovered our […]

Paleo Flourless Banana Chocolate Cakes

It’s simple really.  I love chocolate.   Yep, that about covers it. Today I was craving something dense, chocolate-y, but not a sugar-laden mess.  I’ve also been thinking about chocolate covered bananas.  I have no idea why, except that the flavor combo of chocolate and bananas really floats my boat. Sometimes you just have to face these things […]

Pumpkin Dinner Rolls

Thanksgiving is fast approaching and no dinner would be complete without some sort of bread/roll etc.  It seems though, no matter how many gluten free recipes I have under my belt, The Maniac is always trying to challenge me to make something just a little healthier, or a little different for people with various food intolerances.  These dinner […]

Mini Pumpkin Cakes with Pecan Praline – GF & Paleo Versions

For me, one of the best parts of Fall is trying and enjoying all of the wonderful pumpkin recipes!  Pumpkin gives gluten free baked goods a great texture and mild flavor and helps those goodies keep moist.  Especially when you’re baking gluten free and dairy free AND egg free!  I like to keep canned organic pumpkin […]