As part of our partnership with Kohl's #MakeYourMove campaign, we have been focusing on doing more of the little things that make us happy. A few weeks ago, the lovely Hayley and Bill from Primal Palate sent us a copy of one of their cookbooks, Gather: The art of Paleo entertaining. It's a beautifully done cookbook that has creative recipes categorized by season. We over here at the YBC office love baked goods, but because I follow the GAPS diet (similar to Paleo), I rarely do any baking. Inspired by the book, Lauren took matters into her own hands and made Primal Palate's orange scones. They were delicious and made for the perfect snack with an afternoon tea, and we're really looking forward to trying out more recipes - the book is such an inspiration. I feel like maybe my meals don't have to be as boring as they are (I literally just have plain meats and veggies and healing foods like sauerkraut, but the book has great ideas like shrimp fried cauliflower rice and sweet potato soufflé. I'm looking forward to seeing what I might be able to whip up!
2 cups blanched almond flour
1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons arrowroot flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons gluten-free baking powder
2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
zest of 1 orange
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. In a medium-sized mixing bowl, combine the almond flour, 1/4 cup of arrowroot flour, salt and baking powder.
In a separate small mixing bowl, combine the maple syrup, melted coconut oil and egg. Blend with a hand mixer until smooth. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients, and blend until all ingredients are evenly combines.
Add the orange zest. Add two tablespoons of arrowroot flour to the batter to thicken the dough.
Form the dough into a ball and flatten it slightly. (Note that the recipe says to use parchment paper - we didn't have any.) Carefully cut and separate the dough into eight equal wedges and bake at 250 for 20 minutes.
Let's chat - What little things are you focusing on to #makeyourmove and improve the overall quality of your life?