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Jeweled Brussels Sprouts Salad

Jeweled Brussels Sprouts Salad

This is a recipe raw and real, like back in the days where my best camera was my iPhone. I posted a guerrilla photo of this brussels sprouts recipe I made for Thanksgiving on my Instagram and several people commented and wanted the recipe. I […]

Sesame Maple Balsamic Roasted Beets and Brussels Sprouts

Sesame Maple Balsamic Roasted Beets and Brussels Sprouts

In Sacramento there is an amazing farmer’s market. It just happens to be under an overpass, which may seem sketchy, but if you get the chance to check it out, it’s definitely worth it. There’s the obvious, seasonal fruits and vegetables, but also lots of […]

Balsamic-Bacon Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Balsamic-Bacon Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Summer is just around the corner, and while some people call it the lazy, hazy, crazy days of the year, I typically have little lazy and hazy and a hellofalotof crazy. The insanity is due to the start of the field season in the vineyard, […]

Balsamic and Garlic Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Sweet Potatoes, and Onions

Balsamic and Garlic Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Sweet Potatoes, and Onions

One of my favorite ways to prepare vegetables is to roast them because the vegetables caramelize, which adds another dimension of flavor. This preparation method is particularly useful for vegetables that are highly disliked, such as Brussels sprouts. The cruciferous flavor of the sprout melts […]

Roasted Spaghetti Squash with Frizzled Brussels Sprouts

Roasted Spaghetti Squash with Frizzled Brussels Sprouts

Anne Burrell, host of Food Network’s Secrets of a Restaurant Chef, has become one of my new favorites to watch. Her enthusiasm for food to contagious, and her ease of explaining was seems complex dishes makes even the most timid home chef feel competent. Being […]

125 Recipes for the Perfect Paleo Holiday Season

125 Recipes for the Perfect Paleo Holiday Season

This is my biggest recipe roundup ever!  Staying on track with your health goals during the holiday season can be tough. I want to make it a little easier for you with this roundup of holiday-appropriate Paleo recipes!   This roundup contains recipes for breakfasts, […]

17 Paleo, Primal, and Gluten-Free Winter Squash Recipes!

17 Paleo, Primal, and Gluten-Free Winter Squash Recipes!

Visiting the pumpkin patch is one of my favorite things to do in the fall. Not only do I like to get jack-o-lantern pumpkins and decorative squash, but also edible squash! My favorite winter squash are kuri, butternut, acorn, and spaghetti squash. Kuri squash are […]

Paleo Lemon-Thyme Chicken

Paleo Lemon-Thyme Chicken

During the last year of my doctorate, I started to develop insomnia. It’s easy to imagine why: I was finishing the lab portion of my research, taking classes, teaching, and writing my dissertation. I was on campus 12+ hours a day, drinking espresso to keep […]

Spicy Roasted California Blend Vegetables

Spicy Roasted California Blend Vegetables

When I hear the phrase “California Blend Vegetables,” I think cafeteria food. I think mushy vegetables: the broccoli so overcooked it’s almost grey, the cauliflower almost green from sucking up the chlorophyll leaching from the broccoli, and the carrots…don’t get me started on the carrots. […]

My Top Tips To Make Meal Prepping a Breeze

My Top Tips To Make Meal Prepping a Breeze

I have been meal prepping for quite a while. My favorite things about meal prepping include the overall time savings because most of my food is cooked and the majority of my dishes are washed for the week. I also save money because I’m not […]