Christmas Paleo Style

I know we all feel the need to indulge a little more around the holiday season, but then after the indulgence is over we feel unhappy and unhealthy! Here are a few recipes to substitute some of the Christmas traditions we love!

#1 Apple Based Mulled Cider
Paleolithic Recipe
Ingredients:
2 quarts apple cider or juice
1 orange, sliced
1 lemon, sliced
2 Tbsp maple syrup or raw honey
4 sticks cinnamon
6 whole cloves
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon powdered ginger

#2 Here is the link to yummy apple pie:
http://www.fitnessandfreebies.com/paleo/paleo59.html

#3 Sausage and apple stuffing:
http://www.fitnessandfreebies.com/paleo/paleo26.html

#4 Easy Corn Chowder Soup:
http://www.fitnessandfreebies.com/paleo/paleo56.html

# 5 Gluten Free Nutty Bread – Tina G
1 ½ cups blanched almond flour
¾ cup arrowroot powder
¼ cup flax seed meal
½ tsp celtic sea salt
½ tsp baking soda
4 eggs
1 tsp agave nectar
1 tsp apple cider vinegar
¼ cup each walnuts, hazelnuts, pistachios coarsely chopped
¼ cup pumpkin seeds
¼ cup sunflower seeds
¼ cup sesame seeds

In a bowel combine almond flour, arrowroot, flax meal, salt and baking soda
In a larger bowel blend eggs 3-5 mins until frothy
Stir agave and vinegar into eggs
Mix dry ingredients into the wet and then add nuts and seeds
Pour batter into a greased medium sized loaf pan
Bake at 350 for 30-35 mins

And Last but not least Sweet Potato Mashed Potatoes:
Ingredients:
1 tablespoon of olive oil
1 – 1/1/2 teaspoons of garlic powder
1 -1/12 teaspoons of onion powder
1 teaspoon of cajun seasoning
bake your sweet potatoes or yams at 450 degrees for 1 hour. Peel the skin off the mashed potato and mash them into a bowl.
add olive oil, garlic, onion, and cajun and mix.

Now Christmas can be enjoyable and healthy!
written by: Annie Mello

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