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Pineapple Fried Rice

You know how fried rice is supposed to be a side dish when you’re doing takeout? Yeah…it’s a main entree in my household.

One of our favorite Thai restaurants in Reno has a pineapple fried rice on the menu, so naturally every single time we go, we order it, no doubts, questions or concerns.

Recently, I’ve been making a point of recreating my favorite restaurant comfort foods at home. For a few reasons. 1.) Lockdown. 2.) Reverse-engineering (and ideally improving upon!) recipes is a hobby of mine and 3.) I like knowing exactly what is going into my food. 

You say, “control freak,” I say “awareness.” 😉

IRREGARDLESS ( <- don’t kill me with fire ) pineapple fried rice is such a treat! And when made in the comfort of your own home, you can make it as healthy or as trashy as you’d like.

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Paleo Hummingbird Muffins

Moist, fluffy, grain-free and naturally sweet paleo hummingbird muffins make for an amazing breakfast or snack.

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Helloooo February!

Is it safe to discuss muffins yet?

If you did a Whole30 or a little paleo re-set in January, you may be ready as can be for a baked treat.

Well, great news! Not only are these muffins so incredibly tasty, but they’re actually nutritious and pretty great from a macronutrient standpoint. Meaning, you don’t need to feel guilty whatsoever about consuming them…not that we’re capable of feeling guilt ‘round these parts, right? Right!

Paleo Hummingbird Muffins - grain-free, naturally sweetened, dairy-free, oil-free, and delicious! | #glutenfree

What exactly is a hummingbird muffin? Hummingbird muffins include pineapple, banana, and pecans. While they traditionally are made with all-purpose flour and sugar, I replace the wheat with almond flour and simply omit the sugar.

We end up with a moist, naturally sweet, fluffy muffin that is perfect for breakfast or snack. They’re grain-free, refined sugar-free, dairy-free, and oil-free…basically an epic win!

Paleo Hummingbird Muffins - grain-free, naturally sweetened, dairy-free, oil-free, and delicious! | #glutenfree

I use Bob’s Red Mill Finely Ground Almond Flour for these muffins. As you already know, the majority of my baked goods are made using almond flour – it’s simply my favorite of all the grain-free flours because the texture turns out nice and fluffy, and I thoroughly enjoy the health benefits of it!

Let’s bake muffins!

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Tropical Immunity Boosting Smoothie

Immunity boosting smoothie recipe is full of Vitamin C and antioxidants to keep your immune system strong and your skin glowing! Top with your favorite fresh seasonal fruit and nuts for a zesty way to start the day! Thank you, Bob’s Red Mill for sponsoring this post! Check out more delicious healthy recipes, snag coupons …

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Grain-Free Pineapple Cake (Paleo)

Grain-free pineapple cake made with no refined sugar or dairy for a gluten-free, paleo dessert. This healthier take on pineapple upside down cake is magically delicious! This post is sponsored by Harry & David. Full disclosure: I’ve never been super into pineapple upside down cakes, because the ones I’ve tried have been too sweet or …

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Crock Pot Hawaiian Pulled Pork Burrito Bowls

Who here is ready for a Hawaiian vacation? Srsly, I fantasize about one regularly. While an actual tropical vacation isn’t on the immediate agenda unforch, we can all light up some tiki torches, put on some luau tunes, fashion up Hawaiian-style pulled pork, and allow the island breeze (read: floor fan) take us away…I’m ready, …

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Grilled Cuban Mojo Chicken Bowls

Cuban-style grilled mojo chicken bowls with grilled pineapple, fried plantains, tomato, black beans, and avocado. There’s something I’ve been meaning to ask you all for quite some time. Snapchat. That’s the question. Tell me everything. Who do you follow? What kind of snaps are you interested in seeing? What could you go the rest of …

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Piña Colada Smoothie (Two Ways!)

This Piña Colada Smoothie is sweet and creamy enough to taste like dessert, but healthy enough for breakfast or snack. Make it with fresh greens to add vitamins and minerals. Things I can’t get enough of this summer: The new Red Hot Chili Peppers (have you SEEN the Carpool Karaoke with RHCP yet? It’s just too …

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