Cold Italian Pasta Salad {Paleo, Grain Free} | Leverage Ambition

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If your grandparents were also from the old country {Italy, dur} AND Italian Pasta Salad is your absolute favorite, then you will absolutely love our Italian Pasta Salad. This stellar recipe is paleo and grain free friendly for all those on these specialty diets. My grandfather was specifically living in Northern Italy, in a little … Continue reading Cold Italian Pasta Salad {Paleo, Grain Free} | Leverage Ambition

Healthy Oatmeal Apple Pie Power Cookies | Leverage Ambition

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This is a super easy recipe for chewy and delicious oatmeal apple pie cookies! This delectable fruit and spiced cookies have no refined flour or sugar, making it a healthy option for a quick snack or breakfast. INGREDIENTS 1 cup of quick cooking oats 1 cup of whole wheat flour 1 teaspoon of baking podwer … Continue reading Healthy Oatmeal Apple Pie Power Cookies | Leverage Ambition

Pecan Pie Muffins (Paleo) | Leverage Ambition

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Pecan pie was a huge staple when I went to boarding school in high school. Miss Davidson was an amazing baker and we would all benefit from her beautiful pies for a lovely dessert. I love being able to transfer the pecan pie concept to a smaller bite sized muffin, and I think you will … Continue reading Pecan Pie Muffins (Paleo) | Leverage Ambition

Lemon Blueberry Cookies (Paleo) | Leverage Ambition

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I love the idea of mixing berries and cookies, so here we are! Paleo is a great diet to kick start your withdrawal from refined sugar and grains. These Lemon Blueberry Cookies are a true hit when it comes to your sweet cravings. They really hit the spot! Photo by Marta Dzedyshko on Pexels.com Here … Continue reading Lemon Blueberry Cookies (Paleo) | Leverage Ambition

10 Fig Recipes + The Oldest California Fig Tree

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Fig Newton's by Nabisco were a favorite of mine growing up, how about you? I didn't know what figs looked like in the flesh until today, what a world. Here is a picture of the oldest fig tree around in Ventura, California. Here is a picture of what a fig looks like in case you … Continue reading 10 Fig Recipes + The Oldest California Fig Tree

10 Salty & Sweet Snacks on the Whole30

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Guys!  I just had a great lunch and was really craving something sweet!  In the past I would just have a cookie or a potato chip snack in my office, but now that I am on the Whole30 I need to be prepped with better choices to make sure I remain compliant and stick to … Continue reading 10 Salty & Sweet Snacks on the Whole30

Whole30 Bacon Wrapped Asparagus – OMG so good

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I finally decided to start my second round of Whole30 this week! It took me a while to get into it again as I have had a busy month preparing to switch jobs. Good news is that I will be joining a new company at the end of the month! Excited for a new start … Continue reading Whole30 Bacon Wrapped Asparagus – OMG so good

Day 10 & 11 Whole30 Diets – More meals & deals

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The Whole30 blog was right, Day 11 is much easier than Days 9 and 10.  For some reason many folks on the diet have a rough time those two days and I did as well.  I think my body was getting rid of the final bad carbs, sugar and dairy that I have been eating … Continue reading Day 10 & 11 Whole30 Diets – More meals & deals

Dip, Dop, Hooray — BitterSweet

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In the battle for snack supremacy, the competition is fierce, but a few front runners have emerged from the pack. Potential winners are obvious from any vantage point in the bleachers, if you just take a moment to look at the odds. Think back and try to remember the last time you attended a decent […] … Continue reading Dip, Dop, Hooray — BitterSweet