Monthly Archives: December 2013

A Perfect Remedy for Holiday Craziness

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A Perfect Remedy for Holiday Craziness

If you haven’t by my promptings already, check out Kris Cahill’s website HERE.   She is an incredible woman and has some great podcasts you can download for free on ITunes.

She also has some free meditations on her website, just sign up for her newsletter.  I highly recommend trying the meditations you can download and listen to HERE.

It is the perfect way to stay sane and grounded and feeling good this holiday season and beyond.

Don’t let the title scare you she is not floaty or woo woo,  just an incredible teacher with some good wisdom to share about becoming more of yourself and becoming aware of your own energy, body, and spirit!

Quick Paleo Sushi

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Who needs rice?  This paleo sushi is quick and easy to make and sky is the limit with what you can combine to make some tasty sushi.  I serve it with some wasabi and a little coconut aminos and it makes a nutritious light meal that you can eat with your fingers.

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This is what I had on hand last night to make a quick and easy paleo sushi dinner.

Paleo Sushi

1 package Nori

Smoked salmon or Lox

Carrots peeled and thinly sliced into strips

Pickled Ginger (The Ginger People brand is the best)

Avocado sliced thin

Cucmber or Jicama or Celery sliced into thin strips

(You can come up with any combination of fillers for your Rolls be creative!)

Place Nori on a rolling mat,  layer your ingredients and wet the end of the Nori.  Roll tightly and let the roll rest a few minutes before slicing with a sharp knife. Serve with coconut aminos or tamari sauce and wasabi for a kick.  (I roll the pickled ginger right inside the rolls to add to the flavor).

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Primal Gingerbread Men

Primal Gingerbread Men

Mr and Mrs Joy by Fiona

It starts with a leg then the arm then the other leg then the other arm can’t leave the head and the torso looks all wrong by itself next thing you know you’ve eaten the whole family and added some leftover frosting with each new bite.  These things are addicting good thing we bake them once a year.

KLee’s Primal Gingerbread Men, Women and Children

(recipe adapted from Epicurious: New England Molasses Gingerbread Cookies)

1/4 cup butter

2 TBL Palm oil shortening

1/2 Cup Blackstrap Molasses

1/3 Cup Coconut Sugar

1 small egg

2 TBL Buttermilk

zest of 1 Lemon

2 Cups Almond Flour

1/4 Cup Tapioca Flour

2 TBL coconut Flour

1/2 Tsp Baking Soda

1/4 Tsp Salt

1 Tsp Ginger powder

2 Tsp Cinnamon

1/2 tsp Cloves

Mix the butter, shortening, egg, buttermilk, and sugar in stand up mixer.  Mix flours and rest of the ingredients in a small bowl and add to the wet ingredients.  Let the dough set up in the fridge for 30 minutes or more.  Roll out the dough between 2 pieces of parchment paper it will be sticky you can use a bit of coconut flour or tapioca flour to dust the parchment.  Cut out your shapes.  Bake @ 350 for 8 minutes or until the dough is set up and brown around the edges.  Let cool and Frost (recipe below).

Frosting (barely Primal but if you tolerate Dairy very delicious)

1 8oz package organic cream cheese room temp.

1/4 organic whipping cream or coconut cream

1 TBL vanilla

1-2 TBL maple syrup or to taste

Whip the cream into firm peaks add the softened cream cheese and whip until smooth add the vanilla and maple syrup.  Frost your cookies.