Paleo, Primal, and Gluten-Free Recipes

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Greek Yogurt and Fresh Fig Parfait

Greek Yogurt and Fresh Fig Parfait

At work there is a small fig tree that I have been waiting to ripen up for weeks. Once they started to look very dark and one side sagged a little bit with the weight of the seeds and sugar inside, I knew they were […]

What I Ate Wednesday: 21 Day Fix with Paleo Meals (2/3/16)

What I Ate Wednesday: 21 Day Fix with Paleo Meals (2/3/16)

Welcome to my 3rd What I Ate Wednesday! Are you enjoying this new style of post so far? I’d love to get your feedback. Please comment below! What are your every day favorites?Week 1Week 2 I wanted to post this last night, but I was […]

Dairy-Free Chocolate Pecan Fudge

Dairy-Free Chocolate Pecan Fudge

This recipe didn’t go how I planned at all, but the results are delicious! I planned to make a layered dairy-free chocolate pecan toffee inspired by a YouTube video. The final step, where the chocolate chips are added, didn’t work. There wasn’t enough heat to […]

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 […]

Grain-Free Maple Butter Brownies

Grain-Free Maple Butter Brownies

Happy New Year! Happy Birthday to this blog (7 years old!), and Happy Birthday to ME! I woke up to the smell of bacon today, so I knew it was going to be an awesome birthday. As much as I love to cook, it’s really […]

Smoky Roasted Red Pepper Dip

Smoky Roasted Red Pepper Dip

Happy Halloween! Halloween is my favorite holiday, so for the potluck party at work today, I went all out on my recipe. This recipe was a throwback to the Halloween parties I had when I was a kid. My mom used a plastic candy pail […]

All About Almonds! Three New Recipes

All About Almonds! Three New Recipes

When I learned about the almond project at NUTS.com, it got me thinking about all the ways I include almonds in my meals and snacks, and I realized almonds are on my table all the time! Since I recently relocated to California, one of the […]

Roasted Beet and Mandarin Salad

Roasted Beet and Mandarin Salad

Since starting to eat according to a Paleo template July 2011, I have grown an appreciation for several foods that I didn’t really care for all that much before. One of those much detested foods was beets! The first time I tasted a beet that […]

Sesame Apple Kale Salad

Sesame Apple Kale Salad

  I haven’t posted a recipe in months! I have been so busy teaching and working on exams that my cooking has become rudimentary. I’ve just been cooking simple things so that I can get by. I’ve also been cooking my tried and true recipes […]

Single Serving Protein Powder-free Protein Pancake

Single Serving Protein Powder-free Protein Pancake

I like the concept of protein powders and making protein pancakes from them, but I can’t find a protein powder that I think tastes good. Thanks to almost 3 years Paleo, my taste for sweet isn’t what it used to be (I count that as […]