Paleo, Primal, and Gluten-Free Recipes

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Slow Cooker Manhattan Clam Chowder

Slow Cooker Manhattan Clam Chowder

My surgery last week was a success and I’m at the point in my recovery where I feel ready to do something besides nap all the time. I’m still sore and don’t have a lot of energy, however. I’ve been flipping through lots of cookbooks […]

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 […]

Sweet and Savory Pork Loin with Pears and Onions

Sweet and Savory Pork Loin with Pears and Onions

This is the pork recipe I was making the other day when I had my kitchen mishap where I broke one of my spice jars. Despite my rough morning, at least this recipe turned out well! I was inspired to make this simply because I […]

Tomato-Basil Shredded Beef

Tomato-Basil Shredded Beef

Here is what is becoming my weekly crockpot/slow cooker recipe. It’s just so crazy easy to throw a hunk of meat into the slow cooker in the morning with some sort of concocted sauce and walk away from it, only to come back hours later […]

Southwestern Turkey and Vegetable Soup

Southwestern Turkey and Vegetable Soup

The last two weeks have been pretty crazy between studying for an exam and working on a project. Luckily I made it through all that work and gave myself a break this weekend. I also caught up on some much-needed house cleaning, and while 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 […]

Dinner Last Night

Dinner Last Night

Coming home to the aroma of food cooking in the crockpot after a hectic is sort of like walking into your house and receiving a big hug. It’s like someone is there preparing dinner specially for you, except the person who prepared the dinner was […]

Apple Cinnamon Coconut Flour Muffins

Apple Cinnamon Coconut Flour Muffins

I’ve been spending a lot of time cooking other people’s recipes that I haven’t been making any of my own! I am fortunate enough to have a lot of fabulous cookbooks, and I have been enjoying trying new things. For instance, I made Grandma’s Easy […]

Herbed Potluck Meatballs

Herbed Potluck Meatballs

I was in a bit of a hurry when I took this photo so it’s a bit blurry This past week was our new graduate student potluck that we host every new semester. I enjoy meeting new people but all the while I try to […]