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 […]

Green Chili Beef Taco Salad

Green Chili Beef Taco Salad

Here is one of my recipes from my first attempt at once a week cooking. The inspiration for this recipe was from a salad I had at a new Tex-Mex restaurant in town called Chuy’s. It was a chicken salad with fajita meat, but one […]

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, […]

Mushroom Series: Creamy Beef and Mushroom Soup

Mushroom Series: Creamy Beef and Mushroom Soup

Here is my first recipe in a series featuring Kitchen Pride’s mushrooms, which they kindly sent to me. I was so excited to try their Mushroom Medley, which features white, baby bella, portabella, and shiitake mushrooms. I thought they would be great in a soup […]

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. […]