Paleo, Primal, and Gluten-Free Recipes

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Whole 30 Day 11

Whole 30 Day 11

 For breakfast this morning, I chopped up one of my leftover mini hamburgers and mixed it into two scrambled eggs. I topped it with pico de gallo and had a little homemade applesauce on the side. Of course I had some black coffee to get […]

Whole 30 Day 7

Whole 30 Day 7

This morning for breakfast I finished off the lasts of the turkey sausage along with two over easy eggs cooked in extra virgin olive oil. I know the idea of eggs nearly every morning can be boring, but if you practice lots of different ways […]

Whole 30 Day 5

Whole 30 Day 5

Yesterday I felt good, but today I feel really great! As I look back, I realize I felt a little lethargic my first 3 days of Whole 30 and I’m quite sure if it was the diet change…not a lot was changing except no butter, […]

Easy Green Beans with Caramelized Onions

Easy Green Beans with Caramelized Onions

This is my first recipe of many from my Thanksgiving holiday. As I said in my previous post, I tried to make delicious recipes that wouldn’t make me feel so stressed that I would want to pull my hair out. This green bean side dish […]

Bean and Cauliflower Salad with Sunflower Seeds and Sun Dried Tomato Vinaigrette

Bean and Cauliflower Salad with Sunflower Seeds and Sun Dried Tomato Vinaigrette

Third post of the month-so glad to be getting back to making more recipes. Today’s recipe is another one that’s great with grilled food, and is perhaps appropriate for father’s day because it’s more of a manly salad because there’s no wimpy lettuce just lemon […]

Slow-Cooked Minestrone

Slow-Cooked Minestrone

When my parents came down to Georgia for my graduation and move, I was glad to have some of minestrone soup on hand, which is hearty and affordable. This recipe is derived from a recipe by Ellie Krieger, featured in the 2010 Food Network magazine. […]

Farro Salad with Tomatoes, Green Beans, and Peas

Farro Salad with Tomatoes, Green Beans, and Peas

While I was at Whole Foods recently, I picked up an ingredient that I have wanted to cook with for a while but haven’t been able to find. This special ingredient is called farro, which is an ancient grain related to wheat. I had never […]

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 […]

Chicken Panang Curry

Chicken Panang Curry

Because I have lately acquired the ingredients necessary for making Thai curries, I have been making at least one curry weekly. Panang curry is my favorite of all curries, and when I didn’t have the proper ingredients I tried to combine flavors from what I […]

Haricots Verts with Walnuts and Caramelized Onions

Haricots Verts with Walnuts and Caramelized Onions

I had a friend who needed to be picked up from the airport in Savannah today, and I went along for the ride because afterwards we went to some of the nice supermarkets there. Of course we went to Fresh Market, where I got some […]