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

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

Dark Chocolate Covered Lychee Balls

Fresh fruit desert, made with some of our favorite ingredients! Impress your family and friends with these little bites of love! These babies are stuffed! Henry and I love Lychee Fruit when it’s fresh. Lychee loses some of it’s taste when it’s canned and is usually bathed in some kind of syrup or sugar water – really NOT something that we want. So how do you make these amazing little gems?  Easy… buy as many Lychee as you like you will need to peel them once you peel them, carefully slice them open down one side and push out the … Continue reading Dark Chocolate Covered Lychee Balls

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

Thai Bananas in Coconut Milk (Kluai Nam Wa) Paleo-ized

These last few days have been incredibly busy, thus the late post.  So as a reward for your patience, we thought it pertinent to share a dessert with you. 🙂 It is super delicious, very easy to make, has no added sugar and can be enjoyed warm or cold.  As many of you know, we love Thai foods and really anything made with coconut. Today we’d like to share a very popular and traditional Thai dessert with you, minus the added sugar.  Thai Bananas in Coconut Milk or Kluai Nam Wa, eliminating the sugar makes this a perfect Paleo dessert. … Continue reading Thai Bananas in Coconut Milk (Kluai Nam Wa) Paleo-ized

Yoga for Foodies, Primal Foodies that is!

Today we’d like to share an experience of the senses with you. An experience that many would deem perhaps as strange and unconventional, but that is what makes this experience unique and special. As some of you may already know, our friend David Romanelli has been traveling throughout the US to bring us Yoga for Foodies experiences. We were fortunate to be able to join him at At One Yoga for his session in Phoenix recently. David believes that once your senses are open and heightened the experience of clean food, chocolate and wine are that much more enjoyable and … Continue reading Yoga for Foodies, Primal Foodies that is!

Start your weekend with a healthy lunch!

Raspberry Walnut Mixed Greens! This simple antioxidant berry salad will help you stay fit, but also kick off your weekend to a healthy start.  Enjoy it anytime for lunch or dinner. Ingredients 4 cups Mixed greens 1/4 cup Raspberries 1/8 cup Walnuts broken 1 small jalapeno pepper chopped 1 pinch Sea salt to taste 1 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil 1 tbsp Feta cheese crumbled Instructions Place organic mixed greens into a salad bowl, sea salt lightly, add olive oil and toss. Top with raspberries, walnuts, feta, jalapeno (if spicy pepper only use a very small amount if mild, use … Continue reading Start your weekend with a healthy lunch!

Banana Blueberry Almond Pancakes

A perfect gluten-free power breakfast! Ingredients 2 large Bananas 1 Egg 1 1/2 tbsp Raw Unsalted Almond Butter 1 pinch Sea salt 1 tsp Vanilla extract 1 pinch Fresh ground nutmeg 1 tsp Cinnamon 1 cup Fresh blueberries Instructions Combine all ingredients except for blueberries and puree them with a hand-held blender until creamy. Add blueberries at the end. We cook ours in with a little ghee in a cast iron pan on medium. Serve with freshly whipped cream and fresh strawberries. This is a power breakfast that will keep you going for quite some time. We love to make … Continue reading Banana Blueberry Almond Pancakes

Berry Good Morning

The Power of Berries is an interesting article on the health benefits of berries. Start your day with a quick and easy breakfast bowl of berries and Greek Yogurt. 1/2 cup Blackberries 3 large Strawberries 1/8 cup Pomegranate Seeds 1 tbsp Flax Seeds 1/2 cup Greek Yogurt For those of you with a sweet tooth, add a teaspoon of honey, preferably local honey. Continue reading Berry Good Morning