Clean “Dirt” (paleo, GF)

clean-dirt-perchancetocook-6This Clean “Dirt” is a wonderful kid-friendly (and very adult-friendly) recipe that can be a fun and healthy Halloween Activity. It has layers of Chia Chocolate Pudding, Coconut Whipped Cream, and crumbled up Paleo Chocolate Crumble Cookies on top. Oh, and organic gummy worms!

As much as I love Halloween and Halloween candy, it’s nice to have a Halloween treat that isn’t full of sugar, food coloring and chemicals… and that can be part of a fun Halloween memory!

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Cinnamon Cookie Caramel Apple Cobbler (paleo, GF)

Cinnamon-Cookie-Caramel-Apple-Cobbler-perchancetocook-8I don’t really know if this is a cobbler, but I didn’t know what else to call it.

I went through many name ideas for this recipe because what does one call diced caramel covered apples covered in a gooey cinnamon cookie layer? It’s not a crumble, it’s not a crisp, and it isn’t a traditional cobbler. Continue reading

Pumpkin Pot Pie (paleo, GF)

pumpkin-pot-pie-perchancetocook-14Paleo Pumpkin Pot Pie. That’s right… A creamy chicken pot pie made from a rich pumpkin sauce base. My mouth waters just thinking about it!

This Pumpkin Pot Pie is overflowing with shredded rosemary chicken, sweet potato, carrot, broccoli and cauliflower… and is topped with an almond flour, flax seed crust. Healthy comfort food at its best. Continue reading

Shredded Chicken Ratatouille Chili (paleo, GF)

Shredded-Chicken-Ratatouille-Chili-paleo-perchancetocook-2This flavorful dish is a life saver. Not only is it wonderfully addicting… (I keep scraping my bowl to get every last drop), but it also cooks itself in the slow cooker. This is great when you are running low on time or when you just want to spend your time doing something besides cooking.

If you like ratatouille, you’ll love this. It’s a unique and hearty way to get a complete meal full of vegetables and protein all in one spot… and did I mention it cooks itself?? Continue reading

Caramel Apple Banana Bread (paleo, GF)

Caramel-Apple-Banana-Bread-paleo-perchancetocook.-5I know I have posted a few banana bread recipes already, but I HAD to share this one. Diced fall apples covered in a rich caramel sauce are layered in between layers of banana bread, are slathered on top of the bread, and are baked to perfection. This Caramel Apple Banana Bread is the definition of decadent. Continue reading

Strawberry Citrus Granita (paleo, GF)

Vitamin-C-Strawberry-citrus-granita-perchancetocook-6It’s October 1st and you know what that means…Halloween is coming! Which marks the start of some of the most festive and fun holiday months of the year. It’s my favorite time to bake and to decorate… and to decorate my baking. I couldn’t resist adding a ghost or two to these glasses of Strawberry Citrus Granita. Continue reading

Pumpkin Meat Sauce (paleo, GF)

Pumpkin-meat-sauce-paleo-perchancetocook-4It was only a matter of time before I made a pumpkin meat sauce.With a heart full of Fall spirit, I’ve been pumpkinizing all of my favorite foods.

This Pumpkin Meat Sauce is a delicious version of one of my all time favorites. The pumpkin adds a rich creamy warmth to the sauce, which is quite complimentary to the traditional flavors of meat sauce. With a dash cinnamon and nutmeg, and a handful of earthy baby bella mushrooms, this sauce is transformed into the prefect Fall meal. Yum! Continue reading