Paleo, Primal, and Gluten-Free Recipes

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Ratatouille with Sun-Dried Peppers

Ratatouille with Sun-Dried Peppers

Since my family visited me just over a week ago, the time has flown by! I began my summer research in the vineyard again for my second field season, so I have been incredibly preoccupied. That means it’s been a lot of long days out […]

Lemongrass Chicken Curry

Lemongrass Chicken Curry

When I am tired of working on my writing at home, I often go to Barnes and Noble for a change of scene. After working a while and having my coffee at the cafe there, I reward my efforts by taking a long stroll through […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Chicken with Creamy Roasted Eggplant

Chicken with Creamy Roasted Eggplant

The semester has finally ended and I’m just waiting on my grades. I’ve already jumped into working on field work, and I’m so excited about where my new project is going. I’m also excited because I finally have time to really focus on some cooking. […]

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 […]