Paleo, Primal, and Gluten-Free Recipes

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Spice Roasted Carrot Salad with Arugula, Quinoa, Pumpkin Seeds, and Lime Vinaigrette

Spice Roasted Carrot Salad with Arugula, Quinoa, Pumpkin Seeds, and Lime Vinaigrette

Towards the end of grape harvest I spent a lot of time in Sonoma, which gave me time to eat at one of my favorite gourmet delis, the Dry Creek General Store. I’m still avoiding wheat, so sandwiches were out (however they do offer gluten […]

Spicy Thai Basil Beef

Spicy Thai Basil Beef

I love Thai food, but it’s taken a lot of practice to make decent home versions. I’ve made several curries on this blog, about half of them Thai, and one recipe for one of my favorite dishes basil chicken/beef. My first version was with chicken, […]

Beef Taco Salad with Avocado-Cilantro-Lime Dressing

Beef Taco Salad with Avocado-Cilantro-Lime Dressing

I’m so excited about the fact that my local Sprouts market started carrying grass-fed beef! It does cost a little more, however several articles, including one from Mark’s Daily Apple have helped me to realize that grass-fed beef is more healthful. The reason why it […]

Curried Butternut Squash and Coconut Soup

Curried Butternut Squash and Coconut Soup

It’s really not that cold yet here in west Texas, but I am already craving my fall favorites, especially butternut squash. I had time to prepare some dishes with my seasonal favorite this past weekend because it was was fall break. The first one is […]

Roasted Tuna with Tomato-Basil Relish

Roasted Tuna with Tomato-Basil Relish

Yesterday I got a surprise Easter present in the mail from my parents. It was a new cookbook from one of my favorite, most inspiring chefs, Jacques Pepin. It was his book called Fast Food My Way. It’s the perfect type of book for me […]

Broiled Scallops with Honey-Lime Marinade and Sauteed Sesame Spinach

Broiled Scallops with Honey-Lime Marinade and Sauteed Sesame Spinach

A few weeks ago, I found frozen scallops at the grocery store. They were reasonably priced and I thought they would be a nice change up from my usual proteins. The main reason I bought them was because I had a recipe from the National […]