• Baked Goods
  • Paleo Coconut Lime Pound Cake

    Paleo Coconut Lime Pound Cake | Grain Free, Gluten Free, Dairy Free by Strive to Thrive Nutrition

    A slice of this sweet & zesty paleo coconut lime pound cake is the perfect treat for Cinco de Mayo or summertime parties!

    Back in 2013, Cinco de Mayo fell on a Sunday, so my friends and I decided to hold a party the Saturday before, on May 4th. We kept calling it our “Cinco de Cuatro” party, and I don’t think it was until several drinks had been consumed that evening that we realized we should have been calling it “Cuatro de Mayo.”

    Clearly our Spanish skills need some work…

    This recipe was actually born from the aftermath of a different party.… Read the rest

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  • Paleo Irish Brown Bread

    Paleo Irish Brown Bread - grain free healthy Irish soda bread for St. Patrick's Day | Strive to Thrive Nutrition

    A grain-free version of traditional Irish soda bread, this Paleo Irish Brown Bread is hearty, slightly sweet, and perfect served alongside corned beef and cabbage for St. Patrick’s Day.

    Most people think of Irish soda bread as being sweet and currant-laden, but in all the time I’ve spent in Ireland, I’ve never eaten such a bread.… Read the rest

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  • Cherry Vanilla Swirl Brownies

    Cherry Vanilla Swirl Brownies | Paleo, Grain Free, Gluten Free by Strive to Thrive Nutrition

    Incredibly rich and fudgy and swirled with homemade jam, these Cherry Vanilla Swirl Brownies are the ultimate Valentine’s Day dessert. Make your true love fall in love all over again.

    “What should we do for Valentine’s Day?” I asked Matt a few days ago.

    “The usual,” he replied.

    “So stay in, make dinner and watch a movie?”

    “Yep.”

    “Works for me!”

    Cherry Vanilla Swirl Brownies | Paleo, Grain Free, Gluten Free by Strive to Thrive Nutrition

    Can anyone else relate to not wanting to get all dressed up and go out to a fancy, over-priced dinner surrounded by a bunch of other people for Valentine’s Day?… Read the rest