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Paleo Cauliflower Gnocchi with Avocado Pesto

You’ll love the taste of this light and refreshing grain free, Paleo Cauliflower Gnocchi tossed in the tastiest avocado pesto. It’s so delicious and lower in carbs than the traditional potato gnocchi!

Paleo Cauliflower Gnocchi with Avocado Pesto

So my Instagram feed has been exploding with Trader Joe’s new product, paleo cauliflower gnocchi, and I’ve been so intrigued that I had to try it out. When I finally tasted it, it was actually pretty delicious covered in a yummy sauce and quite simple to prepare. Well, I’m always looking for a new challenge in the kitchen so I decided that I had to recreate this tasty gnocchi from scratch.

The result? Total success, if I do say so myself. This version of paleo cauliflower gnocchi is made with a mixture of steamed cauliflower (duh), cassava flour, coconut flour, with an egg to bind it all together. After it’s cooked, I served it tossed with the most addicting avocado pesto that I whipped up in seconds.

Paleo Cauliflower Gnocchi with Avocado Pesto Paleo Cauliflower Gnocchi with Avocado Pesto

The pillowy soft bites of the gnocchi were so tasty with the creamy decadent sauce, and it was so perfect served with a side of chicken. I also love that it’s much lower in carbs than the traditional potato version, and it doesn’t weigh me down or make me feel tired afterwards.

The avocado pesto sauce could be a recipe on its own because it’s so delicious and it’s a yummy twist on my creamy chimichurri sauce. You probably won’t need to use the whole batch in this recipe, so if you are like me, you can save the leftovers and put it on ALL the things, like using it as dressing in salads, putting it on a gluten free toast, or eating it as a dip with your favorite crackers or veggies!

I guest posted this Paleo Cauliflower Gnocchi with Avocado Pesto recipe on Lauren Geertsen’s blog, Empowered Sustenance, so go check it out there. I hope you love it as much as I do!:

CLICK HERE FOR THE RECIPE!

Paleo Cauliflower Gnocchi with Avocado Pesto

Easy Microwave Paleo English Muffin (Low Carb, Keto) [VIDEO]

You can make the fluffiest Paleo English Muffin in less than 5 minutes using the microwave! It’s a low carb and  keto recipe that’s so easy and delicious.

Easy Microwave Paleo English Muffin (Low Carb, Keto)

If I knew how easy it was to make a grain free, paleo English muffin, I would’ve been eating this all the time. But now that I finally realize how simple it is, this recipe is going to be on repeat both on weekdays and weekends because it’s so dang easy to make and takes less than 5 minutes.

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Not only is this Paleo English Muffin made with healthy and simple ingredients, all you need is a microwave and a mug for a quick and easy breakfast that you can top with whatever you heart desires. I like to top mine with grass fed butter and spread some of my Paleo Orange Blueberry Jam. It’s seriously so delicious and fluffy!

Easy Microwave Paleo English Muffin (Low Carb, Keto)Easy Microwave Paleo English Muffin (Low Carb, Keto)

And best of all, this muffin is low carb and keto without any added sugar, so it’s perfect for anyone who is craving bread on a low carb or low sugar diet (like me!). I’m not keto, but I tend to be low carb most of the time because that’s what makes me feel best with even energy throughout the day. I do love a gluten free toast now and then, but I feel like I can eat this English muffin anytime without giving me a sugar crash afterwards.

I think I’m going to need to make an eggs benedict recipe with these paleo English muffins and share with you soon. It’s one of my favorite brunch items and I haven’t been able to enjoy it in a long time without substituting the bread with sweet potatoes or home fries. I’m actually super excited about it so stay tuned, friends!

Easy Microwave Paleo English Muffin (Low Carb, Keto)

Easy Microwave Paleo English Muffin (Low Carb, Keto)

Easy Microwave Paleo English Muffin

Course: Breakfast
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 4 minutes
Servings: 1 muffin
Calories: 279 kcal
Author: Jean Choi

You can make the fluffiest Paleo English Muffin in less than 5 minutes using the microwave! It's a low carb and keto recipe that's so easy and delicious.

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Ingredients

Instructions

  1. In a microwave safe mug, add coconut oil and tilt the mug to spread it around the bottom and the sides.

  2. Add the rest of the ingredients and stir well with a fork, making sure there are no separated bits on the bottom.

  3. Use the back of a spoon to flatten out the top of the batter.

  4. Microwave for 1 minute 30 seconds until set.

  5. Use a knife to loosen up the edges and flip the ramekin or mug to remove the English muffin. 

  6. Cool for 5-10 minutes, then slice the English muffin in half.

  7. If you'd like, toast the muffin halves before serving with your favorite toppings and condiments! I like mine with some grass fed butter and some Paleo Orange Blueberry Jam

Recipe Notes

Don't have a microwave? You can also bake it in a oven safe ramekin for 8-10 minutes at 350 degrees F.

Nutrition Facts
Easy Microwave Paleo English Muffin
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 279 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24g 37%
Saturated Fat 15g 75%
Cholesterol 195mg 65%
Sodium 78mg 3%
Potassium 126mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 10g 3%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 1g
Protein 6g 12%
Vitamin A 5.2%
Calcium 12.8%
Iron 6.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Paleo Apple Cinnamon Bread

This delicious grain free and Paleo Apple Cinnamon Bread is so comforting and delicious with a hot mug of coffee, and you’ll love the crunchy nut topping!

Paleo Apple Cinnamon Bread

What is it about a warm buttered toast and a cup of coffee on a chilly morning that just gives ALL THE FEELZ? That’s what I’ve been doing for the past several days ever since making this delicious Paleo Apple Cinnamon Bread and it’s what’s been getting me out of bed when it’s usually too cold to.

This bread is just so yummy and I love that the apple flavor really shines through without it being overly sweet. It’s sweetened mostly with applesauce making it a healthy treat, unlike other similar breads I’ve tried which is overpowered by high amounts of sugar and doesn’t even taste like real apples at the end of it.

Paleo Apple Cinnamon Bread Paleo Apple Cinnamon Bread

The applesauce not only gives the bread flavor, it also creates a delicious moistness (sorry if you hate that word) so it won’t dry out even if you decide to toast the slices like I’ve been doing. And the crunchy nut topping with that soft fluffy bread is just the most delectable texture combo. Best of all, the prep time is less than 5 minutes, so most of the work to make this recipe is done by the oven. It’s definitely my kind of recipe!

I guest posted this Paleo Apple Cinnamon Bread recipe on Lauren Geertsen’s blog, Empowered Sustenance, so go check it out and let me know what you think:

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Paleo Apple Cinnamon Bread