Holiday Treats

AIP Shortbread Cookies
American, Autoimmune Protocol(AIP), Cakes and Cookies, Dairy Free, Gluten Free Recipes, Healthy Desserts, Holiday Treats, Paleo

Shortbread Cookies with Pink Frosting (Paleo, AIP)

   Shortbread cookies used to be my favorite when we first moved to the US some 20 plus years ago. I loved the rich, buttery goodness of the cookies and couldn’t have enough of them!  They were my favorite to have as a snack with afternoon coffee.  Yes, let’s just say that my eating habits were […]

Almond Chocolate Fudge Cups
American, Anytime Snacks, Desserts, Holiday recipes, Holiday Treats, Keto, Paleo, Vegan

Almond Coconut Fudge Cups (Paleo, Keto, Vegan)|| Easy 5 minute Almond Fudge

December doesn’t feel like December this year. Normally, December would be jam packed with holiday events and parties…and this year there is not one social event so far on our calendars! And It’s been like that this entire past year ….both crazy and lazy at the same time.  Crazy because work has been busy and […]

chocolate cookies (paleo, AIP, gluten free)
American, Autoimmune Protocol(AIP), Cakes and Cookies, Dairy Free, Desserts, Gluten Free Recipes, Healthy Desserts, Holiday Treats, Paleo

Chocolate Cookies with Pink Frosting (Gluten free, Paleo, AIP)

February being the month of our wedding anniversary (and Valentine’s Day of course), it always makes me want to bake something special and I try to create a new dessert every year.  Since the last three years, these desserts have been Paleo and / AIP.  This year I wanted to bake cookies for some reason. […]

Anytime Snacks, Autoimmune Protocol(AIP), Dairy Free, Desserts, Holiday Treats, Keto, Paleo

Chocolate Coconut Truffles (Paleo, AIP, Keto)

 Holiday season means you are entitled to some treats!  However you can make ‘healthier’ versions of traditional treats with just a little bit of imagination. It will be worth all your efforts since you can indulge in these guilt free! During the Diwali holidays , I had made ‘coconut ladoos (balls)‘ which were absolutely a […]

American, Anytime Snacks, Autoimmune Protocol(AIP), Desserts, Halloween, Healthy Desserts, Holiday Treats, Paleo, Sugar free, Vegan

Halloween Special: Dirt and Worms (Paleo, AIP)

When I sent the above pic to my husband, his first reaction was ‘ What? Where did the worms come from?’  He He, I felt good – my worms looked real!  Thanks to these gummy worm molds that I ordered from amazon.  Making these was a breeze!  Getting that dirty brownish green color for the worms […]

Anytime Snacks, Autoimmune Protocol(AIP), Healthy Desserts, Holiday Treats, Paleo, Smoothies/Juice blends, Vegan, Whole30

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie (Paleo, AIP, Vegan, Whole30)

I so love the color orange! And that is my favorite color when admiring fall foliage too!  It  represents vibrancy and a deep passion… like fire!  So fall is here and along with the beautiful foliage we also get all the fall seasonal fruits like apples, pumpkins and squashes! And you can guess which is […]

AIP Indian, Anytime Snacks, Autoimmune Protocol(AIP), Dairy Free, Healthy Desserts, Holiday Treats, Indian, Keto, Paleo

Coconut Ladoos || Coconut Snow Balls (Paleo, AIP, Keto)

 Festival season is the most challenging when you are on a restrictive diet! The Indian Festival season just started with ‘Ganesh Chathurthi’ which celebrates the birth of Lord Ganesha. The next couple months will bring more festivals including Onam (Kerala’s harvest festival) and Diwali, the Hindu New Year.  What all of these festivals have in […]