Paleo, Primal, and Gluten-Free Recipes

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Brined Lemon-Herb Chicken

Brined Lemon-Herb Chicken

A few months ago, I bought Marie Kondo’s book, The Life-changing Magic of Tidying Up. It’s taken me a while to apply her method, but I finally feel ready to take it on. I feel even more motivated because I’m about to move (again) and […]

Cornish Game Hens with Orange and Herb Glaze

Cornish Game Hens with Orange and Herb Glaze

Merry Christmas eve! It’s been a busy December for me between meetings, final exams, and term papers but now I finally have a recipe to post. We had a simple Christmas eve dinner which we prepared all while cooking things for Christmas day. My mom […]

Grain-Free Chicken Cordon Bleu

Grain-Free Chicken Cordon Bleu

I made this Chicken Cordon Bleu during my first try of once a week cooking. I wanted to make chicken that wouldn’t be boring to eat for several meals, so I stuffed the chicken with flavorful cheese and ham, just like regular Cordon Bleu. One […]

End of the Week Review of Once a Week Cooking

End of the Week Review of Once a Week Cooking

Here are the latter meals I had in my week of once a week cooking, and my review of the experience: Wednesday’s meals included: Breakfast: Scramble of 2 eggs+4 egg whites (been trying to get more protein into my day, so I have been adding […]

First Try at Once a Week Cooking

First Try at Once a Week Cooking

In an attempt to make my last full week of classes before Thanksgiving break easier, I tried a new tactic for meal prep. It’s called once a week cooking, and it is what it sounds like: you set aside a couple hours over the weekend […]

Julia Child’s Chicken Supremes with Mushrooms and Cream and Green Beans

Julia Child’s Chicken Supremes with Mushrooms and Cream and Green Beans

Happy 100th Birthday Julia Child! I like to try and remember Julia’s birthday every year because she had such a big influence in modern cooking. She changed the way Americans cooked and part of her legacy is bringing us cooking on television. So far I […]

Paleo Thai Food at Home

Paleo Thai Food at Home

My dinner the other night turned out to be so pretty and tasty, that I took some pics. These recipes are not my own, they’re from the Food Lovers Make it Paleo cookbook. I made their Chicken Satay and Satay Sauce. I didn’t grill the […]

Lemon and Green Herb Chicken

Lemon and Green Herb Chicken

 I made a new seasoning blend yesterday afternoon, Green Herb Seasoning, and I couldn’t wait to try it out in a recipe. I had just gotten some chicken tenderloins at the market that morning, so I made a flavorful marinade with my herb mix. I […]

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 […]

Whole 30 Day 21

Whole 30 Day 21

I can’t believe I only have about week left of Whole 30! I forgot to post this the other day, but over the weekend I went and got a couple pairs of inexpensive shorts from Forever 21 because my shorts were looking so baggy that […]