Paleo, Primal, and Gluten-Free Recipes

butternut squash

Creamy Roasted Garlic and Butternut Squash Soup

Creamy Roasted Garlic and Butternut Squash Soup

Classes are about to start again, so my mind is already on fall, which is my favorite season. I can’t wait to get my boots and sweaters out to wear again. I’ve also been thinking of my favorite fall foods, like pumpkin and butternut squash. […]

Curried Butternut Squash and Coconut Soup

Curried Butternut Squash and Coconut Soup

It’s really not that cold yet here in west Texas, but I am already craving my fall favorites, especially butternut squash. I had time to prepare some dishes with my seasonal favorite this past weekend because it was was fall break. The first one is […]

Pumpkin Cranberry Muffins

Pumpkin Cranberry Muffins

This is my first recipe prepared from Jillian Michaels’ Master Your Metabolism Cookbook. I prepared these in response to the fact that I was getting sick of my usual egg white breakfasts and because I found canned pumpkin in my grocery store after months of […]

Butternut Squash and Chickpea Salad with Walnuts and Roasted Garlic-Balsamic Vinaigrette

Butternut Squash and Chickpea Salad with Walnuts and Roasted Garlic-Balsamic Vinaigrette

The other day while I was roasting eggplant for my roasted vegetable pesto, I went ahead and roasted up an extra baking sheet of other vegetables and a sheet pan of chicken breast. The oven was hot anyway, so why not be conservative and use […]

Butternut Squash-Cheddar-Apple Soup

Butternut Squash-Cheddar-Apple Soup

While I was bored at the airport on Saturday I purchased the latest Food Network magazine. One of the more interesting recipes was for a butternut squash soup with both sharp cheddar and apples. I wanted to prepare it for my family, but with the […]

Butternut Squash and Cranberry Bread

Butternut Squash and Cranberry Bread

I’m back home in Indiana enjoying winter break. I’ve been back since Saturday and I’m doing well to remember what relaxation really is. For me, true relaxation involves cooking, which seemed like an indulgence for me over the last month of busyness. One of the […]

Thai Red Curry with Chicken and Butternut Squash

Thai Red Curry with Chicken and Butternut Squash

This weekend some friends and I migrated over to Savannah (again) for a day of shopping. Of course, we had a good time. Savannah has got to be one of the best cities in the world; it never fails to make me happy. We managed […]