Paleo, Primal, and Gluten-Free Recipes

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Nori Wraps with Avocado-Wasabi Tuna Salad

Nori Wraps with Avocado-Wasabi Tuna Salad

Long time, no post! I guess that’s what happens when you are trying to finish a Ph.D…your hobbies fall by the wayside. As it looks now, I will be wrapping up my dissertation soon and will be able to turn my attention back to more […]

Whole 30 Day 10

Whole 30 Day 10

I’m officially one-third of the way through Whole 30! This morning I woke up well before my normal alarm clock would go off. There’s something about waking up on your own that really sets you up for a good day. I had a big breakfast […]

Whole 30 Day 1

Whole 30 Day 1

I had been toying with the idea of doing Whole 30, which is a 30 day period of omitting foods that can negatively impact your health and fitness. I have been doing Paleo/Primal for almost a year now (July 1 is my Paleoversary!), and even […]

Wheat Berry Salad with Black Beans and Mango

Wheat Berry Salad with Black Beans and Mango

With most days for the past few weeks being over the 100 degree mark, my desire to heat up the kitchen as waned. My research project has taken off too, and I spend almost every day out in the vineyard. Spending most days out in […]

Garden Chicken Sandwich

Garden Chicken Sandwich

This past weekend was amazing. I went to the annual Texas Wine and Grape Growers Association conference in San Marcos, TX. Not only was it exciting to travel to a place in Texas that I had never been, but it was my first opportunity to […]

Hot Ginger-Lime Beef Salad with Peanut Dressing

Hot Ginger-Lime Beef Salad with Peanut Dressing

While my parents were here, I went grocery shopping with them. I knew I wanted steak for a salad, but now that flank steak is so popular the prices have become quite expensive. I ended up getting some steak strips marked “fajita meat.” They were […]

Heirloom Tomato, Cucumber, and Feta Salad with Fresh Basil Vinaigrette

Heirloom Tomato, Cucumber, and Feta Salad with Fresh Basil Vinaigrette

I made a trip to Savannah yesterday and got some beautiful fresh produce, including some heirloom tomatoes. While the definition of an heirloom tomato is still under debate, a good generic definition is tomatoes that have been cultivated for several generations. They typically come in […]