Ingredient: maple syrup

Pumpkin Seed Vanilla Clusters

While this group of Pumpkin Seed Vanilla Clusters may not look like much, they do serve a vital purpose. While searching out various seeds that were high in Zinc (the one vitamin that is required throughout this flu season) to ensure a healthy and happy home, pumpkin seeds were at the top of that list. Pumpkin Seeds can not only provide a high zinc count but also pumpkin is on the Paleo-approved list!

These clusters can be enjoyed on cereal or as a healthy snack for anyone on the go! This is a great alternative to simply grabbing a pre-packaged food, these clusters will help revitalize you!

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Pumpkin Seed Vanilla Clusters
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Paleo
Prep Time 5 Minutes
Cook Time 15-20 Minutes
Servings
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Paleo
Prep Time 5 Minutes
Cook Time 15-20 Minutes
Servings
Instructions
  1. Bring your oven to a preheated temp. of 150 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. In a bowl combine the vanilla extract, maple syrup and coconut sugar. Stir until the three create a thick paste. Afterwards add a small amount of boiling water to thin out the paste, until it looks like a runny syrup.
  3. Dump in the pumpkin seeds and stir until each one is covered.
  4. Get out a backing sheet and place down parchment paper. Then like you would with cookie dough, take about a teaspoon full of coated pumpkin seeds and dallop them onto a baking sheet. Repeat until all the pumpkin seeds are grouped together in little sections.
  5. Bake for 15-20 minutes. Do not let the seeds burn, so check on them constently after the 10 minute mark. Allow the seeds to turn a golden brown hue.
  6. Take out the baking sheet, allow the clusters to cool down. You can press together the clusters so they form a ball. However, the clusters will cool off quickly.
  7. Once they've cool the clusters are ready to eat!
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Paleo Sweet Potato Chocolate Chunk Bread

sweet potato bread ingredients
sweet potato bread ingredients
Sliced Sweet Potato Bread
Sliced Sweet Potato Bread

This recipe is for a Paleo Sweet Potato Bread that could fit into anytime of year. However, this time of year, I love pumpkin lattes, pumpkin bread, and everything that has to do with “Pumpkin Spice”. ¬†Many of my favorite fall recipes can be “paleoized” into recipes that use ingredients that are high in nutrients, rather than the empty carbs of traditional bread recipes.¬†IMG_8900

Sweet Potatoes are a great source of many vitamins and minerals and make a great base for muffins, bread, and other dessert or snack treats.

This recipe is super easy, and tastes great!

Almost all of the ingredients are stocked ingredients in the Paleo Pantry including coconut milk, coconut flour, maple syrup and dark chocolate.

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Sweet Potato Chocolate Chunk Bread
Paleo Sweet Potato Bread
Course Dessert
Cuisine Gluten free, Paleo
Servings
Ingredients
Course Dessert
Cuisine Gluten free, Paleo
Servings
Ingredients
Paleo Sweet Potato Bread
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  2. Put all ingredients in medium-sized bowl (except chocolate)
  3. Using a mixer, mix until smooth and well incorporated.
  4. Add chocolate and gently mix, using a spoon.
  5. Pour batter into the prepared loaf pan.
  6. Bake for 25-30 minutes until lightly browned.
  7. Allow bread to cool in the pan and remove to the rack.
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