Paleo, Primal, and Gluten-Free Recipes

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Pizza Night!

Pizza Night!

I recently posted a grain-free pizza crust recipe as well as a meaty tomato sauce recipe, and I combined them to make an amazing pizza! I didn’t even miss the flour-based crust because my squash crust highlighted the toppings to well! Here’s what I put […]

Whole 30 Day 17

Whole 30 Day 17

I got in from the drive in at 2 am last night. Normally I don’t stay up that late…I try to be in bed by 10 pm because I work most days of the week…but it was nice to be out doing something fun. It […]

Ratatouille with Sun-Dried Peppers

Ratatouille with Sun-Dried Peppers

Since my family visited me just over a week ago, the time has flown by! I began my summer research in the vineyard again for my second field season, so I have been incredibly preoccupied. That means it’s been a lot of long days out […]

Chicken with Creamy Roasted Eggplant

Chicken with Creamy Roasted Eggplant

The semester has finally ended and I’m just waiting on my grades. I’ve already jumped into working on field work, and I’m so excited about where my new project is going. I’m also excited because I finally have time to really focus on some cooking. […]

Ratatouille with Creamy Parmesan Polenta

Ratatouille with Creamy Parmesan Polenta

 Lately I can’t get my fill of vegetables. I think my body is in need of restoration from all the work I did on my thesis, and it’s making me direct my attention to healthy foods. This week at the market, there were gorgeous, glossy […]

Project Food Blog #2: Mafe (West African Peanut Stew)

Project Food Blog #2: Mafe (West African Peanut Stew)

I’m so excited to tell you all that I made it to the next round of Project Food Blog! For this round, I had to select a classic dish from another culture—one that I wasn’t familiar with. I was so excited to compete in this […]

Whole Wheat Spaghettini with Roasted Vegetable Pesto

Whole Wheat Spaghettini with Roasted Vegetable Pesto

The garden I have with a couple of friends of mine is starting to finally yield a greater variety of vegetables. This week I was able to pick eggplant, cucumbers, and a few cherry tomatoes.I picked the eggplant while they were rather small because, one, […]

Roasted Vegetable Parmesan

Roasted Vegetable Parmesan

You can tell summer is approaching by the increase in variety at the farmers’ market. I’ve been enjoying the unique summer squash I’ve found at the market for several weeks now. I’ve tried a new type of squash recently, the zephyr squash, which has a […]

Thai Green Curry with Shrimp, Scallops, and Summer Vegetables

Thai Green Curry with Shrimp, Scallops, and Summer Vegetables

This past weekend I managed to get some hard-to-find ingredients and Whole Foods. One was fresh lemongrass and the other was cute Thai eggplant. I also found a new brand of curry paste that, after tonight’s dinner, has become my new favorite. The brand is […]

Beef and Eggplant Stew with Red Lentils

Beef and Eggplant Stew with Red Lentils

Several months ago, one of my friends prepared a traditional Persian recipe which was a stew with eggplant and beef with sweet spices and a thick tomato sauce. I’ve been wanting to make my own version for a long time, and now that eggplant are […]