Paleo, Primal, and Gluten-Free Recipes

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Dijon-Apple Glazed Chicken Thighs

Dijon-Apple Glazed Chicken Thighs

I got out of the habit of meal prepping when I was recovering from surgery. Based on the work of Gretchen Rubin, good habits are related to happiness. Reducing stress makes me happy as well as eating well-balanced meals, so preparing food in advance keeps […]

Zucchini Noodles with Salami, Chicken, and Artichokes

Zucchini Noodles with Salami, Chicken, and Artichokes

This recipe was inspired by an Instagram post by Dr. Terry Wahls, author of the Wahl’s Protocol. She described her favorite side dish, zucchini noodles with salami and olives. It looked delicious, and I happened to have some leftover salami from a recent picnic, so […]

Recipe Roundup: 12 Paleo & Primal Chicken Recipes

Recipe Roundup: 12 Paleo & Primal Chicken Recipes

Chicken is one of the most versatile and easy to cook sources of protein. From light and refreshing dishes like salads to soul-warming roasted dishes, chicken is perfect for them all. Here is a list of 12 chicken recipes that are perfect for your Paleo […]

Smoked Salmon Cobb Salad

Smoked Salmon Cobb Salad

When I was about twelve years old my family and I went on vacation to Disney World. One thing I remember about the trip was visiting the Hollywood Brown Derby. I remember my parents sharing the famous Cobb Salad, which consists of finely chopped ingredients: […]

Sizzling Shrimp Scampi

Sizzling Shrimp Scampi

I remember my birthday during 7th grade. My parents took me and 3 friends to dinner at Red Lobster. I can’t remember what I ate, but we did get a virgin fish bowl cocktail, complete with little lobster necklaces as garnish. Of course your first […]

Paleo Seafood Recipe Roundup – 12 Recipes From the Archives

Paleo Seafood Recipe Roundup – 12 Recipes From the Archives

I love seafood because it’s lean sources of protein, is often affordable, and breaks up the monotony of chicken, pork, beef, and turkey. My recent post for Slow Cooker Manhattan Clam Chowder, as well as a recent fish recipe roundup on Primal Palate have motivated […]

Paleo Buddha Bowl (Vegan-Friendly Too!)

Paleo Buddha Bowl (Vegan-Friendly Too!)

I’ve never had a Buddha Bowl at a restaurant before, but I like the concept of them. Basically, you’re putting nutrient-dense foods into one bowl in a visually appealing way. Most often, they are vegan and consist of a bed of grains plus legumes, vegetables, […]

Winter Citrus Salad

Winter Citrus Salad

I love watching interviews of chefs because you get amazing cooking advice. After watching an episode of Julia Child: Cooking with the Masters featuring Alice Waters, I decided to arrange a salad of winter fruits and vegetables a bit differently than I normally do. In […]

Paleo Halloween: Eggplant Impletata Inspired by Bram Stoker’s Dracula

Paleo Halloween: Eggplant Impletata Inspired by Bram Stoker’s Dracula

I have lots of fresh eggplant from my garden to help me with this next recipe!Part two of my recipes inspired by Bram Stoker’s Dracula is Eggplant Impletata, or stuffed eggplant, which has quite a few interpretations across cultures. As described in the text: “I […]

Paleo Halloween: Stake Steaks Inspired by Robber Steaks from Bram Stoker’s Dracula

Paleo Halloween: Stake Steaks Inspired by Robber Steaks from Bram Stoker’s Dracula

  Halloween is my favorite holiday, and considering my goals for October’s Happiness Project I have lots of spooky recipes coming at you this week! I thought of this one back in December. When it was more appropriate to be reading A Christmas Carol, I […]