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Dairy free, paleo, gluten free, refined sugar free and super delicious! This is a full-flavored homemade ice cream that you can mix up in the blender and put in a bowl to freeze. No ice cream maker required!

1⃣In a blender add:
🔹1 can full fat coconut milk
🔹1/4c water
🔹2T honey
🔹1-2t peppermint extract (to taste)
***Optional add-ins:
🔹1t vanilla crème stevia (optional)
🔹1T arrowroot powder (optional but prevents ice crystals from forming while freezing, keeps it smooth and thickens it)
🔹1/4c hemp seeds (optional but add a nice boost of essential fatty acids and protein)
2⃣Blend until smooth then pour into freezer safe dish. Stir in 1/4c dark chocolate chips and place in freezer. Stir every hour until ready to eat! (Maybe 3 hours?)

Note-I saw a recipe for vanilla hemp seed ice cream online and decided to try them in this recipe, they really have a neutral flavor so they do not alter the taste at all. I liked the nutritional boost they give the ice cream and since I have a package to use up will definitely be adding them to all my ice cream recipes 😊


Here they are…perfect, sweet, delicious and nutritious elderberry muffins. YUM. Paleo and gluten-free as well! These had the perfect texture and subtle sweetness that will go perfectly warmed up and spread with some grass-fed butter…ahh.

1⃣In a stand mixer, mix until creamy:
🔹2 eggs, room temperature
🔹2T melted coconut oil
🔹1/2c pear purée
🔹1t vanilla extract
🔹1/4c honey
🔹1/2c almond milk
2⃣Combine in a bowl then add to mixing bowl:
🔹2c almond flour
🔹3T coconut flour
🔹2t cinnamon
🔹1t baking soda
🔹1/4t salt
3⃣Stir in 1c elderberries (I used the berries left from making elderberry syrup that were infused with cinnamon, ginger and cloves) if you are using plain elderberries you may want to add some powered ginger and cloves to your dry ingredients to add an additional spicy flavor)
4⃣Pour into cupcake tins and bake at 350F for 30min