The classic lemon bars get a Paleo-friendly makeover! They’re sweet, bright and so easy with only 5 ingredients! You’d never know these are healthy!
It’s Friday. And I am bringing you a VERY SPECIAL TREAT.
“WHOA IT’S ORIGINAL. HOW ON EARTH DID YOU EVER THINK TO MAKE A LEMON BAR?!”
Said no one ever. I KNOW.
It’s not special in the super-creative and unique sense. But special to my HEART because it took me 9 tries to get perfect.
9 tries. In one day.
Some call it crazy. I call it dedicated.
With a sprinkle of crazy. And a dash of I’m-still-getting-lemon-zest-out-my-hair-good-thing-that-blonde-sort-of-suits-me.
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I pinky promise you’ll never know this healthier re-make of the classic spring dessert is gluten/grain/dairy and refined sugar free! It’s THE most popular blog recipe, and I get it would be a hit on Mother’s Day!
Full recipe here:http://www.foodfaithfitness.com/paleo-lemon-bars-super-simple/
Posted by Food Faith Fitness on Friday, 29 April 2016
But, seriously. The lemon part of these bars? A SNAP. Those were perfected by try numero dos. It’s pretty hard to mess up lemon juice, honey and eggs. It’s like when you decide to put chocolate in cookies and make paleo cookies. Putting delicious things into ONE thing can only mean it will totally, insanely YUMMY.
Like rich eggs, sweet honey and tangy lemon juice. SO GOOD.
But the crust? MY NEMESIS. I kept making these perfect crusts. But then they were notsoperfect by the time I poured the topping on them.
Here’s a failure picture from Instagram:
Yeah. Nobody wants to eat that. It was basically a pile of lemon flavored yum…on top of a pile of mushy, crust that once was. But now is NAHTTT.
Mr. FFF told me to give up. BUT, I JUST TOOK THAT AS A CHALLENGE! GOALS.
Aaaaannnd, this was the FIRST recipe I have re-done from the Reader Re-Dos that I want to do! Do you remember me announcing that WAYYYYY back a million years ago, and then I just never got around to it?
That’s right. I want YOU to send me your favorite recipes that are NOTSO waistline friendly, and I’ll pick some to try to make into healthy good-for-you nummage!
Which is why I couldn’t give up. A reader submitted her favorite Lemon Bar Recipe from “A Family Circle” and I COULD NOT LET HER DOWN.
Plus, lemon bars happen to be one of my most favorite desserts of ALL the evers, so testing wasn’t THATTTT BAD.
It’s a tough job, but someone has to do it. 🙂
AND it made our apartment smell like I was the best housewife ever who just sits around and cleans ALL DAY. Either that or people thought that Mr. Clean moved in.
However, I have more hair than him and more female qualities. So, I hope people do not mistake me for the latter.
After eleventy billion batches, these happened. I let the whole thing cool over-night and woke up with major anxiety (can you write off counselling sessions as business expenses?! Please say yes.) about cutting into them.
I rolled out bed and uncovered them. I cut into them VERY apprehensively. AND AND AND, I actually felt my knife CUT through the crust.
Like in a CRUNCHY-HOW-A-CRUST-SHOULD-BE sort of way. <— !!!!
I took it out the pan and, BEHOLD, a NO MUSH CRUST.
And the taste? Fresh, bright, perfectly sweet and loaded with lemon flavah!
Only 5 INGREDIENTS? CHECK. Paleo? CHECK, the sequel AND good for you WHILE still taking you to Num town? OH BABY.
Lemon Bars. Consider yourselves conquered.
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Based on 12 bars.
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Want more Paleo treats?
Lemon Poppyseed Muffins with Blueberries
Almond Chocolate Lava Cakes
Paleo Lemon Treats from around the web:
Paleo Lemon Cream Sandwich Cookies – Beauty and the Foodie
Paleo Lemon Curd – Flavour & Savour
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