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 […]

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 […]

Golden Sunrise Muffins

Golden Sunrise Muffins

I made it through my first semester of my Ph.D. but even though classes are done I’m still eyeball-deep in work. I’m really loving my field work, however. I get to spend most days in the vineyard. If you’ve ever been to West Texas, you’ll […]

Piccole Torta Pasqualina con Morels (Mini Easter Pies with Morels)

Piccole Torta Pasqualina con Morels (Mini Easter Pies with Morels)

I recently received an email from the folks at Marx Foods to contribute to their Morel Recipe Challenge. I was happy to participate, especially since morels are nearly impossible to come by now that I live in Texas. Back home in Indiana, thanks, to the […]

Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal with Apples and Pecans

Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal with Apples and Pecans

Again I am getting almost to the point of needing groceries, therefore I have been scrounging about my freezer for bits and pieces to add to recipes. Last night I found some frozen pumpkin puree I had saved from a previous recipe. I happen to […]

Spicy Tofu and Vegetables

Spicy Tofu and Vegetables

I have practiced vegetarianism from time to time in my life, and because of that I developed a taste for tofu. Even if you aren’t a vegetarian, you can still see the virtue in those little beige cubes. It’s a low-fat and an inexpensive source […]

Banana Nut Oatmeal

Banana Nut Oatmeal

It seems for the past 3 weeks all I have been having for breakfast was smoothies. When I woke up today, it seemed so chilly in my apartment that I just wanted something warm instead of cold, pulverized fruit. I’m actually getting low on groceries, […]

Garden Chicken Sandwich

Garden Chicken Sandwich

This past weekend was amazing. I went to the annual Texas Wine and Grape Growers Association conference in San Marcos, TX. Not only was it exciting to travel to a place in Texas that I had never been, but it was my first opportunity to […]

Potato-Cheddar Croquettes

Potato-Cheddar Croquettes

 One of my favorite websites is bodyrock.tv, which has great quick (and intense) workouts and healthy recipes. I have been very busy lately and I enjoy doing their quick workouts because I can (attempt to do) them in a short amount of time and get […]