Paleo, Primal, and Gluten-Free Recipes

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Piperade Egg Cups (21 Day Fix-Approved and Paleo)

Piperade Egg Cups (21 Day Fix-Approved and Paleo)

I recently read Julia Child’s autobiography, My Life in France, which has been a great source of inspiration for me in the kitchen and for my life in general. I went to the library and got Mastering the Art of French Cooking Vol I and […]

Springtime Frittata

Springtime Frittata

Most of my friend’s Facebook pictures have been involving snow. We’ve had some rainy days here is Northern California, but otherwise it’s been sunny and around 50 degrees. But I won’t be a jerk and talk about it too much. The only alarming thing is […]

Salmon Cake Benedict

Salmon Cake Benedict

When most people think of Las Vegas, ideas of casinos and luxury hotels probably come to mind. However, Vegas also has an amazing array of fantastic restaurants. Though I haven’t been there myself, when the folks at Vegas.com got in touch with me asking for […]

All About Almonds! Three New Recipes

All About Almonds! Three New Recipes

When I learned about the almond project at NUTS.com, it got me thinking about all the ways I include almonds in my meals and snacks, and I realized almonds are on my table all the time! Since I recently relocated to California, one of the […]

Savory Roasted Root Vegetable Hash

Savory Roasted Root Vegetable Hash

I didn’t realize it had been since February since I last posted. I’ve made many changes in my life, mainly taking a new job in California and thus finished my cross-country move that was 7 years in the making. I’d set an intention to move […]

Ham and Spinach Crustless Quiche

Ham and Spinach Crustless Quiche

I’m glad to have another recipe to post, because my appetite has been off this week due to a cold and/or allergies and I just didn’t feel like cooking anything until this morning. I don’t know what I got a hold of, but I’ve just […]

Breakfast Sweet Potato Boats

Breakfast Sweet Potato Boats

Typically I start a post saying something like “sorry I haven’t posted in a long time, I’ve been busy working on my dissertation.” Well, I’m pleased to announce that I’ve finished my dissertation, defended it, and passed so I’m officially Dr. Plank! Now I just […]

Caramelized Onion and Sausage Egg Casserole

Caramelized Onion and Sausage Egg Casserole

I made a big egg casserole with some sausages I got at my first trip to our new Costco (that place is awesome!). They’re nitrite-free chicken apple sausages and I paired them with caramelized onions. I seasoned the eggs with sage, because sage and breakfast […]

Sausage, Pepper, and Onion Frittata with Cheddar Cheese

Sausage, Pepper, and Onion Frittata with Cheddar Cheese

This sausage, pepper, and onion frittata is one of my most favorite breakfasts I have been preparing lately.  It’s really filling so I feel satisfied until lunch. Sausage, Pepper, and Onion Frittata with Cheddar CheesePrintable Recipe 1 lb breakfast sausage (I used pork, but you […]

Single Serving Protein Powder-free Protein Pancake

Single Serving Protein Powder-free Protein Pancake

I like the concept of protein powders and making protein pancakes from them, but I can’t find a protein powder that I think tastes good. Thanks to almost 3 years Paleo, my taste for sweet isn’t what it used to be (I count that as […]