San Marcos Farmers Market: 3/4/2017

Despite the rainy, cold weather, today’s farmers market succeeded in drawing people outdoors. Two lovely people purchased a couple of my art pieces. One, a friend whom I grew up with, purchased my sketch of a sleepy fenec fox. The other, a young man from France, purchased my Texas themed drawing which contained many popular…

Paleo Chocolate Brownies

Makes: 24; 2in X 2in brownies Ingredients: 2 cups almond butter* 3 large eggs 1 cup honey* 1 tbs vanilla extract* 1/2 cup dark cocoa powder 1/2 tsp sea salt 1 tsp baking soda 1 large banana* Directions: Preheat oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit Blend almond butter and eggs in a large bowl until a…

Garlic Cabbage Steaks

Ingredients: 1 Large Head of Green Cabbage Coconut Oil 3 Tablespoons Garlic (Minced) Salt and Pepper Directions: Preheat oven to 425 degrees Line a cookie sheet with foil Slice cabbage into 1 inch thick circular disks Using a butter knife, generously spread oil onto each cabbage steak on both sides Lay oiled steaks on baking…

Apple Spice, Honey Granola

Ingredients: 1/3 Cup Raw Pecans* 1/3 Cup Raw Walnuts* 1/3 Cup Raw Almonds * 1 Cup Old-Fashioned Oats 1/3 cup Puffed Kumat Cereal* 1/3 Cup Raisins 1/3 Cup Toasted, Unsweetened Coconut Flakes 1/3 Cup Chocolate (I used 100% chocolate) 2 Tbsp Coconut Oil 2 Tbsp Honey 1 Tsp Apple Spice *Notes: *If you do not…

Lemon Poppy Seed Breakfast Muffins

Makes 6 muffins Ingredients: 1/3 cup Coconut Flour 1/2 tsp Baking Powder 1/4 tsp Himalayan Pink Salt* 4 Eggs 1/4 cup Pure Maple Syrup 2 tsp Pure Vanilla Extract 2 tbsp Fresh Lemon Juice 2 tsp Lemon Zest 1/4 cup Coconut oil (melted) 2 tsp Poppy Seeds* *Notes: * You may use sea salt instead…

Blueberry Breakfast Muffins

Makes 12 muffins Ingredients: 2/3 cups Coconut Flour 1/2 tsp Sea Salt 1 tsp Baking Soda 1/4 tsp Cinnamon 8 Eggs 1 tsp Pure Vanilla Extract 1/4 cup Xylitol 1/2 cup Whole Milk 1/2 cup Coconut Oil (melted) 1 cup Blueberries* *Notes: * You may use frozen or fresh blueberries. Keep in mind, however, that…

Paleo, Vegan Sweet Potato Breakfast Bread

Paleo-Vegan-Vegetarian-WheatFree-GrainFree-SugarFree Ingredients: 1.5 cup sweet potato puree* 1/4 cup coconut flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 6 tablespoons almond butter (Homemade Almond Butter) 1/4 cup melted coconut oil  1/2 tablespoon cinnamon Directions: Set oven to 350 degrees to preheat and grease a 9in X 5in loaf pan In a medium-sized mixing bowl, combine the coconut flour,…

How to Bake a Sweet Potato

Ingredients: Sweet Potatoes Oil* Directions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees With a fork, pierce the potatoes all over Oil sweet potatoes with a generous amount of oil Using foil, wrap each potato Bake for 40-60 minutes or until the potatoes are soft when squeezed To open, use a sharp knife to cut a line down…

Paleo Flourless Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

                                                    Yield: 1 1/2 dozen GATHER: 1 large egg 1 cup almond butter 1/2 cup coconut sugar 1 tsp baking soda 1 cup dark chocolate chips INSTRUCTIONS Preheat oven to 350…