Cinnamon Sugar Pecans


Ingredients 1/2 cup coconut sugar 1/2 cup cane sugar 3 cups pecans (or your nut of choice) 1/4 cup water 1/2 Tbsp cinnamon 1 tsp vanilla Instructions In a large skillet on medium… Continue reading

The 12 Week (84 Day) Challenge… Day 1


This post will be longer than the others, I believe, but I still need to start somewhere. Hello, I’m the “Mister” part of the NDnuTricia’s family.  You can call me DJ. I have… Continue reading

Pecan Crusted Pork Chops


Ingredients 2 pork chops 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans 2 Tbsp yellow mustard 2 Tbsp oil (like safflower or canola, I didn’t try coconut) 1/8 tsp ground allspice 1/8 tsp ground ginger 1/8… Continue reading

Peanut Butter “cups”


Ingredients Filling: 1 cup peanut butter (or almond, cashew, etc.) 1/4 cup coconut flour 3 Tbsp maple syrup Chocolate Coating: 1/4 cup melted coconut oil 1/4 cup cocoa powder 3 Tbsp maple syrup… Continue reading

Cheese Sauce #2


Ingredients 1 cup grated cheese (I used sharp cheddar to make a nacho sauce) 1 cup milk (I use So Delicious coconut milk) 1/4 tsp salt 1/8 tsp pepper 2 Tbsp flour (I… Continue reading

Sweet & Salty Granola


Ingredients 3 c old fashioned oats 1/2 c chopped pecans 1/2 c sliced almonds 1/2 c pure maple syrup 1/4 c coconut oil, melted 1 tsp vanilla 1/2 tsp kosher salt or sea… Continue reading

Apple Pie with Whole Wheat Crust


Pie Filling Ingredients 4-5 apples, peeled, thinly sliced 1 Tbsp lemon juice 1 tsp cinnamon ¼ tsp nutmeg ¼ tsp salt 1-1/2 Tbsp cane sugar, coconut sugar or honey Instructions Pour 1 tablespoon… Continue reading



Ingredients 3 6 oz cans tomato paste ½ c white vinegar 1 tsp garlic powder 1 Tbsp onion powder 2 Tbsp honey or cane sugar 2 Tbsp molasses 1 tsp salt 1 tsp… Continue reading

Making a Flax Egg


I was doing my usual cooking on a Sunday and ran out of eggs! I needed one for bread and one for turkey burgers. I had read about a “flax egg” several times… Continue reading

Cinnamon Sugar Roasted Chickpeas


Ingredients 1 can (15oz) chickpeas 1 Tbsp oil 2 tsp cinnamon 1/8 tsp nutmeg 1 Tbsp sugar 1 Tbsp honey Instructions Drain the chick peas and dry them on a paper towel. Mix… Continue reading

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