I had legitimely intended to make this a Cashew Triple Berry COOKIE. This is day 17 of The Lurong Paleo Challenge prison that I forced myself into, and I wanted a REAL cookie. Specifically, THIS sugar cookie crafted with the glory of processed sugar, unknown preservatives and the wonder that is food coloring! To compensate for the fact that I can’t have more than 1 tablespoon of natural sugar or sweetener in a day, I created a baked goods recipe that adheres to that strict ass guideline AND tastes WONDERFUL. I really didn’t know this was possible. These Cashew Triple Berry Scones recipe contains just 1/4 cup (4 tbsp) of raw honey, leaving plenty of room to add this delicious strawberry jam spread to each one!
No two ways about it, this dietary challenge is mostly a challenge to my sanity. Aside from restricting sugar it limits alcohol to ONE 6 oz. of red wine per night.
Not one-ish an hour, (as is my practice at bars) …. ONE.
Y’all know I love my cocktails, donuts, candy and popcorn. So, how am I surviving this challenge? Continue reading