Paleo Cinnamon Streusel Banana Bread

This Paleo Cinnamon Streusel Banana Bread has a layer of pecan crumble in the center and on top, creating a ripple of cinnamon flavor throughout the whole loaf of banana bread. This moist gluten-free + refined sugar free bread is sweetened with bananas and made with coconut flour.

This Paleo Cinnamon Streusel Banana Bread has a layer of pecan crumble in the center and on top, creating a ripple of cinnamon flavor throughout the whole loaf of banana bread. This moist gluten-free + refined sugar free bread is sweetened with bananas and made with coconut flour.

Sooo, last weekend, I finished my first Whole30! And to be honest, it wasn’t nearly as hard as I thought it was going to be – I learned a lot about my food habits, and also managed to change a lot of them for the better.

I feel a little bit spoiled because since I work from home, meal prepping wasn’t as necessary for me as it is for so many people. I made a whole bunch of delicious meals from some of my favorite bloggers, and actually learned how to be a much better cook using way healthier ingredients. Progress! [Read more…]

Easy Valentine’s Day Recipes

This roundup has 6 Easy Valentine’s Day Recipes that you’ll love to share with your loved ones!

6 Easy Valentine's Day Recipes

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! Whether you’re happily in love and ready to spend a romantic night with your sweetie, or you’re single and planning on showing some love to your best friends on V-Day, it’s definitely a day that deserves celebrating. When I think Valentine’s Day, I ALWAYS think chocolate so it’s only appropriate to serve such deliciousness on a day that celebrates the ones we love! [Read more…]

Orange Ginger Grain-Free Granola (Gluten-Free, Paleo + Vegan)

Orange Ginger Grain-Free Granola is crunchy, flavorful, and incredibly delicious – you definitely won’t miss the oats! This gluten-free, Paleo and vegan granola makes the perfect breakfast or snack. This post is sponsored by Noosa.

Orange Ginger Grain-Free Granola is crunchy, flavorful, and incredibly delicious - you definitely won't miss the oats! This gluten-free, Paleo and vegan granola makes the perfect breakfast or snack.

I’ve told you guys soooo many times about my favorite breakfast: yogurt, granola, and berries. I could eat it pretty much everyday – it’s one of those meals I just don’t get sick of.

One of the reasons I probably don’t get sick of it is the wide variety of yogurts and granola I can use, and allll the various delicious flavor possibilities! The options are pretty much endless – as well represented by the wide variety of granola recipes on my site. [Read more…]

Top 10 Reader Favorite Recipes from 2016

I’ve rounded up the Top 10 Reader Favorite Recipes from 2016 on Bakerita! It’s been a delicious year, and these recipes are the ones that stood out above the rest.

Top 10 Bakerita Reader Favorite Recipes of 2016

As 2016 comes to a close, I wanted to share the recipes that you all loved the most this year! I always love seeing which recipes end up being the top viewed + most loved recipes of the year, and this year you guys did a really good job picking favorites. Most of your favorites overlap with mine!

This year, I really transitioned my site into one with more healthful baked goods. A majority of my recipes this year were gluten-free and refined sugar-free, and those trends were definitely reflected in this year’s top favorites. I’m so glad you have been enjoying learning how to bake more healthfully right along with me! [Read more…]

Salted Caramel Thumbprint Cookies (Gluten Free, Paleo + Vegan)

These Salted Caramel Thumbprint Cookies are super easy to make with only 6 ingredients total! The tender gluten-free and Paleo shortbread cookies are filled with a no-cook vegan caramel and topped off with a dark chocolate drizzle and flaky sea salt. They’re perfect for the holidays!

These Salted Caramel Thumbprint Cookies are super easy to make with only 6 ingredients total! The tender gluten-free and Paleo shortbread cookies are filled with a no-cook vegan caramel and topped off with a dark chocolate drizzle and flaky sea salt. They're perfect for the holidays!Oh man, I am so full right now. Like, so so stuffed to the brim, full of delicious food. Tis the holiday season, right? I’m just a week ahead of Thanksgiving with the over-eating.

Monica from The Movement Menu came over to my apartment today to do some baking and photo-shooting together, and as soon as she arrived and saw the restaurant that’s in my building, she insisted we go there later for dinner. I’m already a frequent patron of theirs and happily obliged. [Read more…]

Paleo Almond Coconut Chocolate Chunk Cookies

These Paleo Almond Coconut Chocolate Chunk Cookies are made with almond butter and big chocolate chunks for super gooey, decadent cookies! These gluten free and refined sugar free cookies will definitely satisfy your cookie craving.

These Paleo Almond Coconut Chocolate Chunk Cookies are made with almond butter and big chocolate chunks for super gooey, decadent cookies! These gluten free and refined sugar free cookies will definitely satisfy your cookie craving.Happy Friday, friends! This week has been a long and stressful one – full of divisiveness and arguments, and for a lot of us, disappointment. So, I thought we could all use a cookie. A big, warm cookie with gooey chocolate chunks, because that is something we can definitely all agree on, right?

This particular batch of cookies gets jazzed up by two of my all-time favorite ingredients: crunchy almonds + flaked coconut! The two come together with the big chunks of chocolate for an outrageously gooey and delicious cookie. [Read more…]

10 Healthier Homemade Candy Recipes

This is a collection of 10 Healthier Homemade Candy Recipes that I love – they’re all gluten free and refined sugar free so you can enjoy your favorite treats more guiltlessly!

This is a collection of 10 Healthier Homemade Candy Recipes that I love - they're all gluten free and refined sugar free so you can enjoy your favorite treats more guiltlessly!

Happy Halloween, friends! Today, in celebration of all things candy, I’m sharing a post that’s a little bit different than my usual recipe posts – a roundup of ALL my favorite homemade candies! These recipes are all healthier than your typical trick-or-treating fare, so you can enjoy a little more guiltlessly.

Most of the recipes are healthier twists on your classic favorites, as well as a couple delectable twists on the classics that I know you’ll love as much as I do! [Read more…]

Pumpkin Chocolate Chunk Cookies (Gluten Free + Grain Free)

These Pumpkin Chocolate Chunk Cookies are made with browned butter, Cassonade sugar and flavored with cinnamon, nutmeg + cloves! You’ll love the big dark chocolate chunks in these gluten-free + grain-free cookies.

These Pumpkin Chocolate Chunk Cookies are made with browned butter and flavored with cinnamon, nutmeg + cloves! You'll love the big dark chocolate chunks in these gluten-free + grain-free cookies.I sort of hinted at some exciting news back in Monday’s post, but I was nervous that something was going to fall through and it was too good to be true, so I didn’t fully share the news: I got an apartment! Not just any apartment, you guys. Pretty darn close to my dream apartment.

You see, I’ve been living in San Diego since June. Everyone kept asking me when I’m moving out and getting my own place, and I would begrudgingly complain about how expensive & crappy the rental market was, especially because I was looking for a place with a decent kitchen and a dishwasher. I kept saying, “I look everyday, and when I find the place that’s right, I’ll know.”

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