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2 Substitutes for Almond Flour That You Can Make at Home

In my Paleo Sweets Cookbook, a lot of the recipes use a combination of different flours including almond flour, arrowroot starch, and coconut flour. And one of the biggest questions that I get from people about those recipes is “what is a good substitute for almond flour?”

This is a consideration for myself as well because, after I wrote the cookbook I discovered that I was sensitive to almonds!

As I was creating the cookbook and testing out the recipes (aka eating lots of cake, cookies, and brownies) I was wondering why I was feeling so terrible all the time. Surprisingly, no, it wasn’t because I was eating too many sweets—it was simply because I was eating too much almond flour! Who knew?! I was thankful that I discovered the cause, but then I had to start finding substitutes for almond flour in all my recipes!

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3 No-Bake Paleo Chocolate Treats Your Friends Will Love

3 No-Bake Paleo Chocolate Treats Your Friends Will Love

You’ll love them, your friends will love them, your kids will love them, your parents will love them. Seriously, everyone will love these 3 no-bake chocolate treats! They are SO simple. And get this, you don’t even have to turn on your stove!

For me, these have become the perfect midday snack when I’m craving something sweet. Easy, quick, and delicious! What more could a girl ask for?!

Try them out, experiment with taking your own twist on each of them, and let me know what you think!

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5 Dessert Ingredients That AREN'T Paleo and Perfect Swaps

5 Dessert Ingredients That AREN’T Paleo and Perfect Swaps

I love dessert (who doesn’t really?), but the problem that I run into is that even many homemade desserts call for ingredients that aren’t paleo-friendly! There’s NO WAY I’m going without dessert though. So, I had to find my way around it… even if it meant getting a little creative in the kitchen.

I was flipping through The Joy of Cooking looking for recipe inspiration, trying to find traditional recipes and then “paleo-fy” them. While browsing recipes, I found that there are 5 common non-paleo ingredients in most traditional desserts, and I thought I’d share my favorite paleo-friendly swaps for each one!

So, the next time you come across one of these ingredients in a recipe, you’ll know exactly what you can use instead!

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