Paleo, Primal, and Gluten-Free Recipes

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All About Almonds! Three New Recipes

All About Almonds! Three New Recipes

When I learned about the almond project at NUTS.com, it got me thinking about all the ways I include almonds in my meals and snacks, and I realized almonds are on my table all the time! Since I recently relocated to California, one of the […]

Sesame Apple Kale Salad

Sesame Apple Kale Salad

  I haven’t posted a recipe in months! I have been so busy teaching and working on exams that my cooking has become rudimentary. I’ve just been cooking simple things so that I can get by. I’ve also been cooking my tried and true recipes […]

Raisin and Almond Rocky Road

Raisin and Almond Rocky Road

  Another semester is almost over, and needless to say I have been busy. I have only been cooking the basics lately and haven’t had much time for creative cooking. I have actually been meaning to post this dessert recipe for a while but haven’t […]

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 Blueberry Muffins

Grain-Free Blueberry Muffins

 It’s taken a lot of trial and error to learn how to bake using non-grain flours, however with my latest trial of blueberry muffins I can see how far I’ve come in my baking. When I first tried to use coconut flour for muffins, they […]

Paleo Double Chocolate Banana Nut Brownie Muffins

Paleo Double Chocolate Banana Nut Brownie Muffins

    My family came to visit me this past week, and of course we cooked a lot of good food! Besides cooking, we ventured to Fredericksburg and San Antonio, Texas. Fredericksburg is an American Viticultural Area that is nestled into the bigger Texas Hill […]

Paleo Peach Crumble

Paleo Peach Crumble

Perhaps it’s just regional, but right now in my supermarket peaches are looking amazing. Compared to Indiana, I think peaches must run later in the season. The main reason I noticed this is because I went to the supermarket with the idea that I was […]

Most Delicious Smoothie Ever! (aka: Banana Nut Bread Smoothie)

Most Delicious Smoothie Ever! (aka: Banana Nut Bread Smoothie)

For some reason I go through phases where I can’t get enough of a certain food or I get dependent on a certain food because it’s easy (basically, I get stuck in a food rut). For the past few weeks, my mainstay breakfast has been […]

Summer Berry and Salmon Salad

Summer Berry and Salmon Salad

Today I went to the grocery store and stocked up on more fresh produce. I seem to be eating so many more fresh vegetables lately because it’s just too hot to eat warm meals. I shopped at a store I don’t normally go to and […]

Pistachio-Pear Spinach Salad

Pistachio-Pear Spinach Salad

  While reading an old Women’s Health magazine article the other day, I saw an advertisement for Kashi cereals. It was a big 2-page ad that also showed “surprising ways” to get more fiber into your diet. On the top of this list was pears, […]