Cashew Triple Berry Scones, a paleo breakfast treat

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.

 ONE.

Not one-ish an hour, (as is my practice at bars) …. ONE. 

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COOOOKIE!! Paleo Cashew Chocolate Chip Cookies, to be exact

Few of us will know happiness like this.

But the perfect cookie gets us pretty close to it, right?  As a nation of kids who grew up watching the Cookie Monster eat, we have to be honest… he taught us the right way, the only way, to eat cookies. Like they’re rapidly trying to escape the plate and we have to catch them. With our mouth.  

I want to tell you I dreamed up this outstandingly tasty paleo cookie recipe on my own. That it came to me in a dream, and I’m one crafty mofo. In truth, the first time I had a paleo cookie that was worth raving about was just a few weeks ago. It’s baked goodness came from the kitchen of a CRAZY fit and talented CrossFit athlete! Shout out to Julie H. for the original recipe, it’s unbelievable! That one cookie inspired what you find below:

Cashew Chocolate Chip Cookies

Paleo Cashew Chocolate Chip Cookies Really, truly I feel proud to put these on the interweb. There are so many master bakers (whaaat?) out there and you can find wonderful paleo cookies in abundance. I’m way pumped you choose to try this one!

Without further adieu:

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