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Paleo, Grain-Free Bread Squares Recipe

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Paleo, Grain-Free Bread Squares

I have been looking for a way to incorporate some “baked goods” without consuming traditional bread. I put some similar ingredients together that I’ve used to make homemade protein balls/cookies, and came up with these bread squares! They truly are hearty and delicious–you don’t miss the grains one bit.

Ingredients:

-1 egg

-2 tablespoons of coconut oil or ghee (unclarified butter)

-2 cups of almond meal or flour (they are the same thing)

-1 cup of coconut flour

-1 cup of coconut or almond milk

-2 teaspoons baking powder

-1/2 teaspoon of baking soda

Instructions:

-Preheat your oven to 400 degrees.

-Mix together the egg, coconut milk and coconut oil.

-Once mixed, add in the dry ingredients: almond flour, coconut flour, baking soda, baking powder.

-Pour into desired pan and bake for 35 minutes.

ENJOY!

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Justin’s Nut Butter Review

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Justin’s Nut Butters

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About Justin’s:

Making the foods we love extraordinary, with an uncompromised spirit of innovation, sustainability and community.

We at Justin’s hereby decree that all of our nut butters will be made in small batches to preserve premium quality standards and our fresh taste.

We will only use the highest quality natural and organic ingredients that are sustainably harvested and found as locally as possible.

We will be mindful with all of our business practices by working toward reducing our environmental footprint on the natural environment. We will remain excellent community and global citizens and will only do business with those who pledge to do the same.

We will continue to produce and promote fresh nut butters that will always be simple, delicious and nutritious.”

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Classic Almond Butter

Justin’s Description:

“Introducing the World’s first ever Almond Butter. Wait, what? We’re not? Okay, scratch that. Introducing the World’s first ever incredibly delicious, all-natural, made with real California almonds and a secret nut grinding technique that we’re positive no one else in the World uses since we invented it ourselves, Almond Butter.

Ingredients:

Dry Roasted Almonds, Palm Fruit Oil*.

*sustainably sourced palm fruit oil

All Natural.”

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup

Justin’s Description:

“Think of your favorite peanut butter cup. Next, magnify that feeling by a gazillion – that’s ours. Nuts? Yes. Crazy? No. Just imagine what happens when I take the best tasting organic peanut butter in the world and delicately place it into the highest quality, organic and fair-trade chocolate available. Yup. Peanut butter cup perfection!

Organic Dark Chocolate (Organic Evaporated Cane Sugar, Organic Chocolate Liquor*, Organic Cocoa Butter*, Organic Soy Lecithin, Organic Vanilla), Organic Peanuts, Organic Evaporated Cane Sugar, Organic Cocoa Butter, Organic Palm Fruit Oil**, Organic Vanilla Flavor, Sea Salt.

*Rainforest Alliance Certified™ **sustainably sourced palm fruit oil

Organic.”

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Maple Almond Butter Squeeze Pack

Justin’s Description:

“People always ask me, what’s your favorite flavor? And I think they expect me to give some P.C. answer that I love them all the same, but I don’t because that would be stupid. Nuts can’t read, so whose feelings am I going to hurt? You’re holding what I consider to be the most perfect tasting nut butter on the planet, and I’m not afraid to say it.

Ingredients:

Dry Roasted Almonds, Maple Sugar, Palm Fruit Oil*, Sea Salt.

*sustainably sourced palm fruit oil

All Natural.”

My Description & Thoughts:

Talk about rich and decadent–all of these Justin’s products are absolute treats! (We fight over them in our house! ) 🙂

I love making homemade Almond milk with the almond butter (just a scoop of almond butter into a blender full of water & blend!) It’s incredibly rich, dense and full of almond-y yumminess. It’s great on an apple slice, a piece of bread, mixed into a smoothie in homemade baked goods and by the spoonful! I appreciate that the palm fruit oil is sustainably sourced, but I wish that the almonds were organic.

The maple almond butter squeeze pack is a dessert in itself–the maple sweetness along with the almonds is an unreal combination. It’s hard to stop eating! The size of the pouch is perfect to keep in my purse for a quick snack or indulgence. Love the simple ingredients–wish the almonds were organic.

It’s almost pointless to comment on the peanut butter cups–because they are obviously, supremely AWESOME! These little guys are so delicious & even better than the one’s you’ve probably been eating for years. They contain the good stuff and you can tell when you eat them. They are a treat you can feel good about having around–and they’re the perfect size for a little something sweet and salty. I love all of the organic ingredients in these peanut butter cups.

Lemon Poppyseed Cookie Recipe: Paleo, Gluten Free, Organic

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Lemon Poppyseed Cookies: Paleo, Gluten Free, Organic

Hi Everyone!

These cookies turned out so good (my husband gobbles them up, too) that I wanted to share them here.

All of these measurements are approximate, but it worked well for this batch:

Dry Ingredients: 

1 1/2 cups almond flour

I scoop of Jay Robb Vanilla Protein (can be any vanilla protein you use)
2 tablespoons of poppy seeds
1 tablespoon of lemon zest and 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
1 teaspoon of sea salt
1 tablespoon of stevia

Wet Ingredients: 

2 tablespoons of grapeseed oil
2 egg whites
1/2 tablespoon vanilla extract

Instructions:

-Mix the dry ingredients in their own bowl. Do the same for the wet ingredients.
-Pour the dry ingredients slowly into the wet ingredients until they are combined.
-Bake at 350 degrees for 5-7 minutes on a greased baking sheet (will take up two whole baking sheets).

Enjoy! They are a real (& healthy) treat.