Paleo Apple Pie Chia Pudding (Refined Sugar-free, Gluten-Free)

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Fall is here again, and good ole Mother Nature gives us the very food our bodies need this time of year. Apples are in season, and are a fantastic source of vitamin c, fiber, anti-inflammatory bioflavonoids, and heart-healthy phytonutrients. The nutrients in apples help us fight colds and the flu, and honestly, just taste yummier… Read More »

Spicy Paleo Baked Sweet Potato Chips 


    Dang, I get hungry around 4:00 every day. If you’re like me, this is when I want a snack and if I do not plan, I get into trouble and wind up eating five handfuls of chocolate chips and a cup of coffee.  These little round spicy paleo baked sweet potato “chips” are… Read More »

Black Bean Brownie Batter Cookies: Grain-Free, Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free

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It’s time for a yummy, healthy recipe! And it involves brownie batter. Oh. Boy. This brownie batter cookie recipe uses black beans as the base for a delicious, nutritious, grain-free, gluten-free, sugar-free, cookie that you can enjoy baked or as batter. Over the course of recipe testing I usually ate half the batter and baked… Read More »

Reduce the Fat and Calories in Your Peanut Butter (And Other Nut Butters)- With Cheesecloth


Peanut Butter and Nut Butters are an integral part of a Gluten-Free, Vegan, Paleo, or other Whole Foods diet. High in protein, calming magnesium, calcium, and heart-healthy alpha lineolic acids (ALA’s), nuts are packed with flavor, fiber, and texture. At Saltwater Chef, we are not a fan of low-fat diets, since good fats such as Omegas… Read More »

Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal

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Remember those chocolate peanut butter no-bake cookies? The ones your mom would boil in a pot and spoon out onto wax paper? Yeah, me too.  Well, here is a healthy breakfast oatmeal that tastes a lot like those drop cookies, but it is clean, gluten-free, dairy-free, sugar-free, and satisfying. I always stir a beaten egg… Read More »

Healthy Guacamole

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My good friend, trainer, and fellow lifestyle-design  entrepreneur, Stephanie Keenan of SK Fit Life, makes the most incredible guacamole. I recently had a post-workout dinner with Stephanie and her boyfriend, Stephen and she whipped up this healthy, tasty guacamole for a hungry crew. Avocados  are an important piece of any gluten-free or auto-immune diet, as they… Read More »