Paleo, Primal, and Gluten-Free Recipes

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Autumn Lamb Stew

Autumn Lamb Stew

One of the best ways I have found to save money is look for discounted meat in the meat section of my grocery store. Usually they decrease the price of items that have an sell-by date two days away, so they reduce the prices a […]

Spiced Pumpkin Yogurt Breakfast Bowl

Spiced Pumpkin Yogurt Breakfast Bowl

Happy Halloween! I had to come up with something with pumpkin in it to celebrate Halloween and fall. I love pumpkin, and lately I have been adding in more Greek yogurt into my meals for extra protein, so the combination came together naturally. I checked […]

Green Herb Seasoning

Green Herb Seasoning

One day from my Whole 30 and I realize I need to make more spice blends for my series! For my next installment in my seasoning mix series, I combined ingredients from two different Penzey’s spice blends, their Fines Herbes and Sunny Paris seasonings. I […]

Homemade Salt-Free Old Bay-Style Seasoning

Homemade Salt-Free Old Bay-Style Seasoning

Here’s the second spice mix in my series of homemade seasoning blends. The first one was Roasted Chicken Seasoning, which is actually a good all-purpose seasoning with poultry and pork. Now I’ve moved onto a fish seasoning for seafood. This is my version of Old […]

Marinated Baby Cucumber Salad

Marinated Baby Cucumber Salad

Saturday night I stopped at the store to quickly pick up some ingredients for dinner. Just some ground beef and a vegetable…which of course turned into me needing a cart because I bought all sorts of other things I thought I “had” to have…at any […]

Shredded Chicken and Vegetable Soup

Shredded Chicken and Vegetable Soup

Last week was my first exam of the semester and as such I didn’t do a lot of cooking because I was studying so much. I just made simple things, like salads, and I also pieced together one of my older recipes, my One-Pan Spice […]

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 […]

Zucchini Lasagna

Zucchini Lasagna

 My mom recently relayed to me a recipe for a zucchini lasagna, and I was inspired to give it a try myself based on her description of it. She tried one version, but it wasn’t 100% to her taste yet.  Basically, it is a meat […]

Braised Chicken with White Wine and Apricots

Braised Chicken with White Wine and Apricots

Even though its so hot outside I have been craving braised chicken. Considering the heat has also been killing my appetite, I was glad to actually have something in mind that I wanted to eat. I work outside all day in the vineyard so at […]

Wheat Berry Salad with Black Beans and Mango

Wheat Berry Salad with Black Beans and Mango

With most days for the past few weeks being over the 100 degree mark, my desire to heat up the kitchen as waned. My research project has taken off too, and I spend almost every day out in the vineyard. Spending most days out in […]