Paleo, Primal, and Gluten-Free Recipes

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Steak Salad with Walnuts and Blue Cheese

Steak Salad with Walnuts and Blue Cheese

I made it back to California! Though it was hard to leave my family, I was looking forward to getting back because I love it here. On the way from Indy to Chicago I had a delay so I had to Oprah power walk to […]

Hidden Liver Stuffed Peppers

Hidden Liver Stuffed Peppers

Two of my most favorite Paleo meatloaf recipes are BoarBaconlicious Meatloaf from Delightful Tastebuds and Egg-Free, Tomato-Free (Hidden Liver) Paleo Meatloaf from The Paleo Mom. I used both these recipes as an inspiration for a stuffing for bell peppers. For some reason, colored bell peppers […]

Greek Spinach Burgers

Greek Spinach Burgers

  Things have been getting super serious here in Graduate School Land. Since my last post I finished my collecting data on my field study (last field season for this project ever!), getting back into lab (I work in three different labs to prepare my […]

End of the Week Review of Once a Week Cooking

End of the Week Review of Once a Week Cooking

Here are the latter meals I had in my week of once a week cooking, and my review of the experience: Wednesday’s meals included: Breakfast: Scramble of 2 eggs+4 egg whites (been trying to get more protein into my day, so I have been adding […]

First Try at Once a Week Cooking

First Try at Once a Week Cooking

In an attempt to make my last full week of classes before Thanksgiving break easier, I tried a new tactic for meal prep. It’s called once a week cooking, and it is what it sounds like: you set aside a couple hours over the weekend […]

Mushroom Series: Slow Cooker Pot Roast with Portabella Mushroom-Onion Gravy

Mushroom Series: Slow Cooker Pot Roast with Portabella Mushroom-Onion Gravy

It’s the middle of the semester and naturally I’m swamped with work. I have to come on here and post, however, because cooking and blogging are a source of stress relieving for me! I also have to continue my mushroom series, and the next recipe, […]

Pizza Night!

Pizza Night!

I recently posted a grain-free pizza crust recipe as well as a meaty tomato sauce recipe, and I combined them to make an amazing pizza! I didn’t even miss the flour-based crust because my squash crust highlighted the toppings to well! Here’s what I put […]

Hearty Meat Sauce with Garlic and Herbs

Hearty Meat Sauce with Garlic and Herbs

I made a hearty meat sauce the night before last because I didn’t have anything to take with me to work for lunch the next day. I made a similar thick meat sauce when I was doing Whole 30 and needed some protein one night. […]

Smokey Bacon Meatloaf

Smokey Bacon Meatloaf

I finally got tired of my trips to the salad bar (pretty much the only thing I’ve been eating lately are homemade salad or salads made from the bar at my local grocery store!) and made a real meal the other night! I have been […]

What I’ve Been Cooking Lately

What I’ve Been Cooking Lately

Though I haven’t spent a lot of time making up my own recipes lately, I have been taking the time to cook some recipes from others! I am fortunate enough to have a lot of nice cookbooks, and sometimes I forget to cook from them […]