Paleo, Primal, and Gluten-Free Recipes

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Tomato-Fennel Roasted Chicken

Tomato-Fennel Roasted Chicken

There hasn’t been as much cooking going on this last week as I would have liked. I live in Napa, which is surrounded by wild fire right now. Therefore, cooking is pretty low on the totem pole. When I was falling asleep Sunday night before […]

Chimichurri Chicken Salad

Chimichurri Chicken Salad

Since my boyfriend deployed to Texas to help with the hurricane relief, I’ve basically been cooking, working, and sticking to my Happiness Project goals.  The more I cook, the more inspired I get to cook. I have had ideas flooding to me. I have about […]

Paleo Lemon-Thyme Chicken

Paleo Lemon-Thyme Chicken

During the last year of my doctorate, I started to develop insomnia. It’s easy to imagine why: I was finishing the lab portion of my research, taking classes, teaching, and writing my dissertation. I was on campus 12+ hours a day, drinking espresso to keep […]

Basil, Nectarine and Blueberry Salad with Chicken and Feta

Basil, Nectarine and Blueberry Salad with Chicken and Feta

Are you the type of person that hates salad? I’m not, but I bet you hate salad because of taste-less greens. But this salad has a secret weapon! Fresh basil leaves right in the greens. I used spring mix as well, which typically has a […]

Dijon-Apple Glazed Chicken Thighs

Dijon-Apple Glazed Chicken Thighs

I got out of the habit of meal prepping when I was recovering from surgery. Based on the work of Gretchen Rubin, good habits are related to happiness. Reducing stress makes me happy as well as eating well-balanced meals, so preparing food in advance keeps […]

Zucchini Noodles with Salami, Chicken, and Artichokes

Zucchini Noodles with Salami, Chicken, and Artichokes

This recipe was inspired by an Instagram post by Dr. Terry Wahls, author of the Wahl’s Protocol. She described her favorite side dish, zucchini noodles with salami and olives. It looked delicious, and I happened to have some leftover salami from a recent picnic, so […]

Recipe Roundup: 12 Paleo & Primal Chicken Recipes

Recipe Roundup: 12 Paleo & Primal Chicken Recipes

Chicken is one of the most versatile and easy to cook sources of protein. From light and refreshing dishes like salads to soul-warming roasted dishes, chicken is perfect for them all. Here is a list of 12 chicken recipes that are perfect for your Paleo […]

Slow Cooker Green Chili Chicken Soup

Slow Cooker Green Chili Chicken Soup

I love trying to recreate my own versions of some of my favorite foods from places I used to live but can’t have anymore. This easy soup was inspired by a soup I had when I lived in Texas. When I lived there, I shopped […]

What I Ate Wednesday: Thursday Edition, 21 Day Fix with Paleo Meals (4/7/16)

What I Ate Wednesday: Thursday Edition, 21 Day Fix with Paleo Meals (4/7/16)

On Wednesday I was standing in the vineyard and realized I forgot to take a picture of my breakfast for my What I Ate Wednesday post. D’oh! So I figured it wasn’t a big deal, I’ll just track my meals on Thursday. It would be […]

What I Ate Wednesday: 21 Day Fix with Paleo Meals (2/3/16)

What I Ate Wednesday: 21 Day Fix with Paleo Meals (2/3/16)

Welcome to my 3rd What I Ate Wednesday! Are you enjoying this new style of post so far? I’d love to get your feedback. Please comment below! What are your every day favorites?Week 1Week 2 I wanted to post this last night, but I was […]