Paleo, Primal, and Gluten-Free Recipes

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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 […]

Paleo Tangerine-Chipotle Vinaigrette

Paleo Tangerine-Chipotle Vinaigrette

Spoiler alert! On Monday, after months of hiatus, I am coming at you with a Monday Musings! I have the urge to revive my Happiness Project, this recipe will be perfect for one of the resolutions I want to revive: have a salad. During my […]

Golden Beet and Orange Salad with Toasted Sunflower Seeds and Pickled Red Onion

Golden Beet and Orange Salad with Toasted Sunflower Seeds and Pickled Red Onion

A lot of people can’t stand beets. I used to be one of them. I’m not sure what my motivation was to start tuning my taste buds to like beets, but one thing that made me love them was a mandarin orange and beet salad. […]

Gluten Free Blackberry Crumble

Gluten Free Blackberry Crumble

When I was a little girl, one of my favorite things to do in the summer was pick blackberries. I grew up in the Indiana countryside, and alongside fence rows, fields, and woods wild blackberries grew. I remember my dad taking a big bowl from […]

Recipe Roundup: 9 More Salads Perfect for Summer

Recipe Roundup: 9 More Salads Perfect for Summer

If you’ve been following my Instagram feed, you’d have noticed I’ve been doing some travelling lately. Last week I went to Washington for a conference, followed up by a little vacation in British Columbia. The weather was clear the whole time, which I was told […]

Paleo Vanilla-Banana Chia Pudding (21 Day Sugar Detox-Compliant)

Paleo Vanilla-Banana Chia Pudding (21 Day Sugar Detox-Compliant)

I hate getting a cold in the springtime. Just when I think I’m out of the woods for a wintertime cold, I wake up on a lovely May day and my throat is on fire. Then I can’t stop coughing. And the only thing I […]

Maple Sugar-Sweetened Strawberry Rhubarb Apple Jam

Maple Sugar-Sweetened Strawberry Rhubarb Apple Jam

I was at Whole Foods a few weeks ago and saw a huge display of strawberries and rhubarb, which reminded me that my boyfriend requested that I make strawberry rhubarb pie. I guess I am a good girlfriend because I made a strawberry rhubarb sweet […]

Three Seed Banana Tahini Muffins

Three Seed Banana Tahini Muffins

I’ve been following beauty guru Julia Graf since she started her YouTube channel in 2008. I began watching her while I was working towards my master’s degree and was searching for the perfect makeup for a Halloween party. I was searching for Corpse Bride makeup for tutorials at […]

Winter Citrus Salad

Winter Citrus Salad

I love watching interviews of chefs because you get amazing cooking advice. After watching an episode of Julia Child: Cooking with the Masters featuring Alice Waters, I decided to arrange a salad of winter fruits and vegetables a bit differently than I normally do. In […]

Paleo Halloween Dinner: Quick Braised Red Cabbage with Green Apple

Paleo Halloween Dinner: Quick Braised Red Cabbage with Green Apple

I’ve given you a couple of Dracula-inspired Paleo-approved main courses (check em out here and here!) so it’s about time I gave you a side dish that would be perfect with these Eastern-European dishes.I imagine the peasants in Bram Stoker’s Dracula cooking cabbage. The scent […]