Paleo, Primal, and Gluten-Free Recipes

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Paleo Halloween: Pumpkin Patch Poached Eggs

Paleo Halloween: Pumpkin Patch Poached Eggs

Two things I love in life are brunch and Halloween, and I merged them together in this recipe! Turmeric poached eggs, which are poached eggs dyed yellowish-orange with turmeric, have floated around Instagram in various breakfast and salad bowls. I really wanted to make them, […]

Paleo Halloween: Smoky Mushrooms and Sausage

Paleo Halloween: Smoky Mushrooms and Sausage

Last year I made a Paleo Halloween menu called the Dracula Dinner Series where I added a Paleo twist to foods described in Bram Stoker’s Dracula. Apparently Johnathan Harker, the main protagonist in the book, was quite the foodie (at least before he learned there were […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Squash and Proscuitto Strata

Squash and Proscuitto Strata

Happy New Year and Happy 5th Birthday Chow Bella! I can’t believe it’s been 5 years that this blog has been a part of my life. It’s pretty exciting and I hope to do a better job this year than last in adding new content. […]