Paleo, Primal, and Gluten-Free Recipes

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Spice Roasted Carrot Salad with Arugula, Quinoa, Pumpkin Seeds, and Lime Vinaigrette

Spice Roasted Carrot Salad with Arugula, Quinoa, Pumpkin Seeds, and Lime Vinaigrette

Towards the end of grape harvest I spent a lot of time in Sonoma, which gave me time to eat at one of my favorite gourmet delis, the Dry Creek General Store. I’m still avoiding wheat, so sandwiches were out (however they do offer gluten […]

Autumn Lamb Stew

Autumn Lamb Stew

One of the best ways I have found to save money is look for discounted meat in the meat section of my grocery store. Usually they decrease the price of items that have an sell-by date two days away, so they reduce the prices a […]

Whole 30 Day 26

Whole 30 Day 26

It’s almost been a year since starting Paleo, but for some reason it took me way too long to start incorporating dinner leftovers into breakfast. I’ve seen people on other Paleo blogs include leftover veggies, but for some reason I didn’t think I could stomach […]

Whole 30 Day 24

Whole 30 Day 24

With such a hearty dinner from the night before, it took me a while for my appetite to pick up this morning. It was slim pickings in my produce bin, so I had to be a bit creative with my breakfast. I only had 1 […]

Rainbow Coleslaw

Rainbow Coleslaw

I love salads that can be prepared in a big bowl and lasts a while in the refrigerator. Because I eat salads frequently, just making one for myself creates a small mess to clean up every time, but keeping prepared salads on-hand means less to […]

Whole 30 Day 20

Whole 30 Day 20

When I woke up this morning I was so sore from all the work I had done the day before. It took a lot of effort to drag myself out of bed. I made a nice breakfast for myself of some more egg muffins. These […]

Italian Sausage and Kale Soup

Italian Sausage and Kale Soup

On Easter Monday, when I didn’t have any classes, I prepared some soup for lunch with the intention of having it to eat all week. I am finding that preparing foods with the goal of having leftovers makes my weeks a lot easier. Also, I […]

Shredded Chicken and Vegetable Soup

Shredded Chicken and Vegetable Soup

Last week was my first exam of the semester and as such I didn’t do a lot of cooking because I was studying so much. I just made simple things, like salads, and I also pieced together one of my older recipes, my One-Pan Spice […]

Paleo Italian Wedding Soup (Minestra Maritata)

Paleo Italian Wedding Soup (Minestra Maritata)

I only have about a month to go before this semester is over and I can’t wait. As you can tell by my few posts this year compared to other years, my academic work has been on overdrive. Not only that, this semester is one […]

Lemongrass Chicken Curry

Lemongrass Chicken Curry

When I am tired of working on my writing at home, I often go to Barnes and Noble for a change of scene. After working a while and having my coffee at the cafe there, I reward my efforts by taking a long stroll through […]