Paleo, Primal, and Gluten-Free Recipes

Meat

Slow Cooker Boeuf Bourguignon

Slow Cooker Boeuf Bourguignon

    I have made several posts in honor of Julia Child on her birthday August 15th. I missed it this year but I decided to still pay homage to Julia, but on the anniversary of the publication of Mastering the Art of French Cooking […]

Steak Salad with Walnuts and Blue Cheese

Steak Salad with Walnuts and Blue Cheese

I made it back to California! Though it was hard to leave my family, I was looking forward to getting back because I love it here. On the way from Indy to Chicago I had a delay so I had to Oprah power walk to […]

Happy Birthday Julia Child! Eggs in a Cup with Ham and Mushrooms (Les Oeufs en Cocotte avec du Jambon et des Champignons)

Happy Birthday Julia Child! Eggs in a Cup with Ham and Mushrooms (Les Oeufs en Cocotte avec du Jambon et des Champignons)

I wanted to post this yesterday, but for some reason I had an error message from blogger. Better late than never :Happy Birthday Julia Child! She would have been 101 this year. I always try to remember Julia’s birthday every August 15 because of her […]

Chicken and Kale Salad with Sweet and Tangy Dressing

Chicken and Kale Salad with Sweet and Tangy Dressing

Last month I took a trip for work to Monterey, CA, and even though I was there to present my dissertation research, I had such a great time. The town was beautiful and the weather provided such a relief from 100+ degree temps in Texas. […]

Green Chili Beef Taco Salad

Green Chili Beef Taco Salad

Here is one of my recipes from my first attempt at once a week cooking. The inspiration for this recipe was from a salad I had at a new Tex-Mex restaurant in town called Chuy’s. It was a chicken salad with fajita meat, but one […]

Mushroom Series: Creamy Beef and Mushroom Soup

Mushroom Series: Creamy Beef and Mushroom Soup

Here is my first recipe in a series featuring Kitchen Pride’s mushrooms, which they kindly sent to me. I was so excited to try their Mushroom Medley, which features white, baby bella, portabella, and shiitake mushrooms. I thought they would be great in a soup […]

Sauteed Cabbage with Sausage and Mushrooms

Sauteed Cabbage with Sausage and Mushrooms

Here is another one-pan meal loosely based on a recipe from The Everything Paleolithic Diet Book. The original uses a little bacon and Brussels sprouts, but I decided to use it as a guideline to make a more hearty dish. This is a really inexpensive […]

Ginger-Orange Chicken and Broccoli

Ginger-Orange Chicken and Broccoli

The semester started last week, so I am on the lookout for easy recipes that will leave leftovers for my lunches. I have several Paleo cookbooks, one being The Everything Paleolithic Diet Book, which has a lot of quick and easy recipes. For a quick […]

Spicy Thai Basil Beef

Spicy Thai Basil Beef

I love Thai food, but it’s taken a lot of practice to make decent home versions. I’ve made several curries on this blog, about half of them Thai, and one recipe for one of my favorite dishes basil chicken/beef. My first version was with chicken, […]

Chicken and Vegetable Patties

Chicken and Vegetable Patties

A well-made roasted chicken is a great springboard for creative recipes all week long. Not only does the initial roasted meat make a great meal, but any leftover meat can be stretched into any number of other meals, plus the bones can be saved to […]