Lemon Pound Cake 2.0

This moist and dense pound cake is bursting with lemon flavor! It's gluten-free, grain-free, paleo and naturally-sweetened, too.

A great man once said that it takes 10,000 hours to achieve mastery in a field. Granted, there is some controversy surrounding this premise, as I’m sure there is surrounding just about every rule about success that has ever been suggested, but whether or not it is exactly true, the point is that talent is important, but it is nothing without deliberate practice. You didn’t think the Beatles just woke up one day to discover they were The Beatles, right? Bill Gates started the process of becoming Bill Gates in high school. Probably earlier.  [Read more…]

Lemon Dijon Tuna Burger + A Mind-Blowing Giveaway #mymaille

Lemon Dijon Tuna Burgers with Potato and Green Bean Salad (gluten-free, grain-free, and paleo)You didn’t think I would give you a huge batch of olive tapenade with nothing to put it on, did you? Oh, ye of little faith. Granted, as I (perhaps repeatedly, but who’s counting) stated, you can absolutely eat it straight out of the jar, but I highly recommend these burgers as a vehicle instead. They were made for each other, you see – quite literally. The chunky, salty, oily tapenade (well, this batch, anyway) really came to life as a partner for these zesty, slightly spicy, hearty-but-light tuna burgers. [Read more…]

Anchovy-Free Olive Tapenade

Olive Tapenade (Anchovy-Free, gluten-free, grain free, vegan and paleo)If I talk about flavor too much on this site, I wish I could be sorry. I’m a sucker for big, bold, bright, salty flavors and I’m not afraid to admit it. I think this is a result of having to cut back on sweets; they say you can “retrain” your taste buds and I used to think that was, quite frankly, BS, but it turns out that your taste buds are just tiny puppies living on your tongue waiting for you to take them to obedience school and teach them how to stop chewing the carpet and/or craving sugar. [Read more…]