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Paleo Recipes for Brownies and Banana Bread

If you haven't yet heard of the Paleo lifestyle, you're in for a treat. The Paleo philosophy is really simple: eat only whole, unprocessed foods and cut out all grains, legumes, and refined sugars. I know that cutting out grains and legumes may sound like the opposite of what many nutritionists advocate, but we're not here to argue about that. What I'm here to tell you is that when applied to desserts, the Paleo principles are the best! See Also: -Bisbee Road Trip: Quaint Farmer's Market, Vegan Nachos -- and Frog Balls -Three Ways to Wrap Asparagus -Flourless Sunflower Seed Butter Cookies

Paleo dessert recipes are always gluten-free and very often diabetic-friendly. They're the perfect solution when you're cooking for strangers -- like a work potluck. It's also worth noting that many folks have experienced amazing health benefits after eliminating the above-mentioned forbidden foods. If you want to know more, take a look at this infographic.

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Laura Gill