EFL! Challenge 4.1 – Starts Jan. 24th!

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It’s almost time to kick off the latest EFL! Challenge. This time, the challenge will last 6 weeks, starting on Saturday, January 24th. Other details to follow but mark your calendars!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Recipe of the Month: Holiday Salted Peppermint Bark

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It’s holiday season, and you know what that means – lots of holiday parties. Here’s a quick and easy recipe you can make that is sure to be a hit among family and friends from one of my favorite paleo food sites – paleOMG.com.

Click here for the recipe.

Recipe of the Month: The Paleo Kitchen’s Honey Mustard Chicken Thighs

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Summer equals grilling, and we have a tantalizing recipe for you. Below is the link to The Paleo Kitchen’s Honey Mustard Chicken Thighs! The recipe calls for it to be baked, but if you have access to a grill, then by all means, grill them.

To access the original recipe click HERE or click on the picture above.

Recipe of the Month: Sweet Potato Protein Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Since last month we catered to meat eaters, this month we are going to make everyone happy with Sweet Potato Protein Chocolate Chip Cookies from paleOMG.com. Vegans, vegetarians, Paleo enthusiasts alike, enjoy! Oh, and bring some to the Memorial Day BBQ please:)

Here is the link to the original recipe. Enjoy!

Recipe of the Month: Pumpkin Cream Donut Sandwiches

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This is a ridiculous recipe – as in ridiculously awesome! I usually try not to promote sweets, but it’s fall and we need some pumpkin-based foods, AND it really doesn’t have a lot of sugar in it. Here it is, courtesy of paleOMG.com – Pumpkin Cream Donut Sandwiches!

http://paleomg.com/pumpkin-cream-donut-sandwiches/

Recipe of the Month – Strawberry Creamsicles

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Okay, so paleOMG.com has become my favorite recipe site lately. It has so many different, interesting, yummy recipes (especially dessert ideas – help!). Anyways, if the heat is getting to you, cool off with this recipe below. I just made these last weekend, and they are AMAZING! If you want to see the original post, click here: http://paleomg.com/4th-of-july-strawberry-creamsicles/

 

4th of July Strawberry Creamsicles (I know, 4th of July has passed, but they still will taste just as good)
Prep time:   45 mins
Total time:   45 mins
Serves: 5

Ingredients

  • 1 (14 ounce) can of coconut cream (Trader Joe’s has it!), at room temperature
  • ¼ cup raw honey
  • ⅓ cup freeze dried strawberries
  • ½ cup fresh strawberries, diced
  • 2 tablespoons raw honey

Instructions

  • Whisk together coconut cream and ¼ cup honey. Then pour ingredients in an ice cream maker.
  • While ice cream is churning, place freeze dried strawberries in a food processor and pulse until fruit is completely broken down.
  • When ice cream is almost done churning, pour the pulsed fruit into the ice cream maker to let combine with the ice cream.
  • (If you don’t have an ice cream maker, you can mix the ice cream with pulsed fruit, pour into a bread pan, place in freezer, then scoop out when solid. A little time in the microwave may be needed to help soften it.)
  • Mix together diced strawberries and 2 tablespoons honey in a small bowl.
  • When ice cream is done, scoop into small disposable cups, then top with a bit of fresh strawberries and press down into ice cream. Then press a craft stick into the middle.
  • Repeat with all ice cream. I made 5 ice cream pops with the ingredients.
  • Place in freezer for 30+ minutes to let harden.
  • Serve immediately.

Recipe of the Month – Watermelon and Cucumber Mint Salad

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Such a refreshing salad for these hot summer days! It’s simple and will make you a popular person at your next barbecue. I got this one from: http://paleOMG.com/

 

Watermelon and Cucumber Mint Salad

Prep time:   8 mins

Total time:   8 mins

Serves: 3-4

Ingredients

  • 2 cup watermelon, diced
  • 1 cucumber, diced
  • ¼ red onion, thinly sliced
  • 4-5 tablespoons mint, minced
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Mix all ingredients in a large bowl.
  2. Eat.