Mmmmmm Caramel is perfect on just about everything. Check out this awesome recipe for Apple Pie Cheesecake Tartlet drizzled with caramel.

The Paleo Diet Food List

Hello Fall.  We are entering the season where many confections increase in their prominence.  Pumpkin Spice, Caramel and Peppermint are everywhere from now to December.  Must a caveman shun all these traditional treats?  Is there some “paleo-ness” to be found?  Let’s take a look at caramel.

What is Caramel?

Caramel is a sticky, sweet confection made by heating sugar at a high temperature. This process is what gives caramel its distinct dark tan color and rich flavor. Caramel is used in candy, as a sauce for ice cream and baked goods, and also as a topping for apples or desserts like crème brulee.

There are many different faces of caramel, as it can be runny, hard, chewy or soft. Depending on its purpose, some caramels are also made with the addition of cream or butter for a more creamy consistency and flavor. Caramel is most of often made with white…

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