Almond Walnut Chocolate Chip Cookies

Have you ever wanted to bring something homemade to your friend’s house or a function, but decided not to because you thought it would take too long to make? Well now you’ll have a very easy, quick and super delicious recipe to whip up into a batch. Ingredients: 2 cups of almond meal 2 1/2 tbsp coconut oil (melted) 1/8 cup of coconut butter (mana) – melted pinch of pink Himalayan sea salt few drops of almond extract 4 cage free eggs 1/2 cup of dark semi-sweet chocolate chips generous 1/2 cup of coarsely chopped walnuts 1 tbsp palm sugar … Continue reading Almond Walnut Chocolate Chip Cookies

Nutty Kitchen Thanksgiving 2010

Oh my…what a great week! No post this past Monday because we will be featuring and sharing our Thanksgiving Menu with you this Wednesday before the wonderful celebration. We will be posting all of our recipes following Thanksgiving. Hmmm….ceviche you say? A bit unconventional? …absolutely! But, Luis is visiting from Bogotá and this is one of his signature dishes, so we are incorporating it into our meal as a starter and palate cleanser the same. I know that it will rock, but for those guests that would rather stick to our soup – they can. Please click on the menu … Continue reading Nutty Kitchen Thanksgiving 2010

Paleo Fig & Barberry Lemon Bites

    Watch out Paleo carbophobes, these treats are not for you.  For those of you that need or want to replenish your exercise depleted glycogen stores with real food and without added sugar, you’ll love these nutrient dense and delicious Paleo treats.  In addition to being great peri-workout options these treats are just the right amount of sweetness and fat for a post meal dessert or quick palette cleanser.  Great for upcoming Holiday parties, or as a gift in a beautiful little box for friends or loved ones. Take a look at these simple ingredients: 10 large dried figs, chopped (make … Continue reading Paleo Fig & Barberry Lemon Bites

Mom’s Banana Nut Bread

We had all these great bananas, then we watched them get riper and darker…but then they are too yucky to eat…hmmm what to do? 🙂 My mom’s great recipe jumped to mind. Super quick, easy and beyond moist – so whip up a batch today! Ingredients for this crowd-pleaser: 100 grams of unsalted butter, we prefer Irish (room temperature) 2 tbsp of white raw honey 2 whole eggs, we use cage free 2 tsp Vanilla extract 300 grams of blanched almond flour 1 pinch of sea salt, we used Pink Himalayan 2 tsp Baking powder 6 super ripe bananas 130 … Continue reading Mom’s Banana Nut Bread

Gluten Free Labor Day Cupcakes

Happy Labor Day! We’ve been having fun this weekend in the sun, gym, and with friends – we hope that you’ve been doing the same. To help you celebrate your Labor Day we thought it appropriate to share a new creation with you and your family. Try our gluten-free Labor Day Cupcakes! This recipe is fast easy and makes 12 large cupcakes. Ingredient that you’ll need: 2 large cage free eggs 5 cups blanched almond flour 1/2 cup coconut oil 1 pinch of pink Himalayan salt 1/2 tsp almond extract 4 tbsp raw local honey 1 tsp baking powder 1 … Continue reading Gluten Free Labor Day Cupcakes

Austrian Zwetschenkuchen (Austrian Plum Cake)

OMG 🙂 there really is no other way to describe this one…a favorite that I learned to make in cooking school many years ago. Of course I have modified it to fit our lifestyle, so it does not have the heap of white sugar and white flour among a few other no no’s.  We want your feedback on this one. Everyone that has tasted this “treat” has loved it. Ingredients for this delectable treat: 1.1 lbs fresh prunes, aka mexican plums, (washed, dried, and halved/seed removed) 110 grams, Irish Pastured Butter 2 – 3 tbsp local honey (depends on your … Continue reading Austrian Zwetschenkuchen (Austrian Plum Cake)

The Nutty Kitchen Signature Cookie

I’ve been trying to come up with a recipe for cookie that would not only keep well in the fridge as a cookie dough roll for easy use, but a cookie that we thought would be a good representation of Nutty Kitchen. Behold…The Nutty Kitchen Signature Cookie! Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups blanched almond flour 1 pinch sea salt 1 tbsp raw unfiltered honey 1 tsp baking powder 3/4 cup hazelnuts 1/4 cup walnuts 1/8 cup dried cranberries 1/2 cup coconut oil 1 tbsp vanilla extract 1 1/2 tbsp your favorite brand rum (optional) Preparation: Finely chop walnuts, hazelnuts and cranberries … Continue reading The Nutty Kitchen Signature Cookie

Gluten-free Banana Squares

It has been a while since we’ve posted a dessert. Today we would like to share one of my mom’s fabulous recipes that I have enjoyed for years. We have of course modified it, as we do not use mounds of sugar as usual traditional European recipes call for. This dessert is very easy to make, totally gluten-free, grain-free, and organic. What is not to love? Ingredients that you will need for the bottom: 6 eggs (we prefer cage-free) 160 grams of blanched almond flour 2 tbsp raw local unfiltered honey 1 tbsp organic vanilla extract Toppings ingredients: 2 tbsp … Continue reading Gluten-free Banana Squares

Cooking with Coconut Oil: Fig Ricotta Tart

If you’ve perused our site and read some of our recipes we’re sure that you’ve noticed our love for good fats, especially coconut oil.  Roughly 80 percent of the things that we create are made with coconut oil, ranging from a tablespoon to 1/4 cup, depending on the recipe.  Coconut oil has a non-evasive sweet aroma and a very subtle sweet taste that subsides when you cook with it.  We have tasted several different labels and find that Tropical Traditions has the best taste, quality and price.  We not only cook with it, but we also use it as replacement … Continue reading Cooking with Coconut Oil: Fig Ricotta Tart

Banana Chocolate Chip Coconut Cupcakes

Got an itch for something sweet, but don’t want any added sugar? Try our Banana Chocolate Chip Coconut Cupcakes, they are easy to make, and super healthy, just what your body needs. They have no added sugar other than what comes from the bananas and dark chocolate chips. Visit our STORE if you don’t have all the ingredients or click on Tropical Traditions. For those of you who would like to learn more about the amazing benefits of coconut oil, check out Mark Sisson’s article on Smart Fuel.  Very informative as always. Ingredients 3 Eggs 2 medium Bananas 2 tablespoons … Continue reading Banana Chocolate Chip Coconut Cupcakes