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125 Recipes for the Perfect Paleo Holiday Season

125 Recipes for the Perfect Paleo Holiday Season

This is my biggest recipe roundup ever!  Staying on track with your health goals during the holiday season can be tough. I want to make it a little easier for you with this roundup of holiday-appropriate Paleo recipes!   This roundup contains recipes for breakfasts, […]

32 Paleo, Primal, and Gluten-Free Soup and Stew Recipes

32 Paleo, Primal, and Gluten-Free Soup and Stew Recipes

It’s my third autumn in northern California, and I’m starting to pick up on the weather trends. Basically, it stays pretty warm until Halloween, and then fall really hits with temperatures suddenly about 15 degrees lower on a regular basis, and then the rain starts. […]

17 Paleo, Primal, and Gluten-Free Winter Squash Recipes!

17 Paleo, Primal, and Gluten-Free Winter Squash Recipes!

Visiting the pumpkin patch is one of my favorite things to do in the fall. Not only do I like to get jack-o-lantern pumpkins and decorative squash, but also edible squash! My favorite winter squash are kuri, butternut, acorn, and spaghetti squash. Kuri squash are […]

Tomato-Fennel Roasted Chicken

Tomato-Fennel Roasted Chicken

There hasn’t been as much cooking going on this last week as I would have liked. I live in Napa, which is surrounded by wild fire right now. Therefore, cooking is pretty low on the totem pole. When I was falling asleep Sunday night before […]

Paleo Halloween: Smoky Mushrooms and Sausage

Paleo Halloween: Smoky Mushrooms and Sausage

Last year I made a Paleo Halloween menu called the Dracula Dinner Series where I added a Paleo twist to foods described in Bram Stoker’s Dracula. Apparently Johnathan Harker, the main protagonist in the book, was quite the foodie (at least before he learned there were […]

Chimichurri Chicken Salad

Chimichurri Chicken Salad

Since my boyfriend deployed to Texas to help with the hurricane relief, I’ve basically been cooking, working, and sticking to my Happiness Project goals.  The more I cook, the more inspired I get to cook. I have had ideas flooding to me. I have about […]

Paleo Lemon-Thyme Chicken

Paleo Lemon-Thyme Chicken

During the last year of my doctorate, I started to develop insomnia. It’s easy to imagine why: I was finishing the lab portion of my research, taking classes, teaching, and writing my dissertation. I was on campus 12+ hours a day, drinking espresso to keep […]

Basil, Nectarine and Blueberry Salad with Chicken and Feta

Basil, Nectarine and Blueberry Salad with Chicken and Feta

Are you the type of person that hates salad? I’m not, but I bet you hate salad because of taste-less greens. But this salad has a secret weapon! Fresh basil leaves right in the greens. I used spring mix as well, which typically has a […]

Easy Paleo Thai Turkey Lettuce Wraps

Easy Paleo Thai Turkey Lettuce Wraps

Is it super hot where you are? It’s been pretty sweltering here in Napa. I was working in the vineyard at the hottest part of the day and I felt like Frosty the Snowman when he gets stuck in the greenhouse and melts into a […]

Recipe Roundup: 9 Beef-tastic Gluten-Free and Paleo Recipes!

Recipe Roundup: 9 Beef-tastic Gluten-Free and Paleo Recipes!

I’ve been enjoying diving into the archives to create the two salad recipe roundups I’ve posted recently (here and here). I decided to move on to main course dishes. I made seafood and chicken recipe roundups earlier this year, but beef is missing! Not only […]