Paleo, Primal, and Gluten-Free Recipes

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What I Ate Wednesday: Thursday Edition, 21 Day Fix with Paleo Meals (4/7/16)

What I Ate Wednesday: Thursday Edition, 21 Day Fix with Paleo Meals (4/7/16)

On Wednesday I was standing in the vineyard and realized I forgot to take a picture of my breakfast for my What I Ate Wednesday post. D’oh! So I figured it wasn’t a big deal, I’ll just track my meals on Thursday. It would be […]

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 […]

Cornish Game Hens with Orange and Herb Glaze

Cornish Game Hens with Orange and Herb Glaze

Merry Christmas eve! It’s been a busy December for me between meetings, final exams, and term papers but now I finally have a recipe to post. We had a simple Christmas eve dinner which we prepared all while cooking things for Christmas day. My mom […]

Tropical Mango-Orange Vinaigrette

Tropical Mango-Orange Vinaigrette

  I let my fruit and vegetable basket inspire me when I made my dinner the other night. It was full of pretty colors and I wanted my salad for dinner to look just as tropical! I also had in mind, based on a comment […]

Spiced Cran-Apple Sauce

Spiced Cran-Apple Sauce

What’s a roasted turkey without cranberry sauce? I personally love cranberries, just not the jelled stuff with the ridges from the can on the sides. I like whole-berry cranberry sauce, but it’s a bit one-dimensional because there’s no spices. I also love orange and cranberry […]

Easy Green Beans with Caramelized Onions

Easy Green Beans with Caramelized Onions

This is my first recipe of many from my Thanksgiving holiday. As I said in my previous post, I tried to make delicious recipes that wouldn’t make me feel so stressed that I would want to pull my hair out. This green bean side dish […]

Roast Pork with Orange (Arrosto all’arancia)

Roast Pork with Orange (Arrosto all’arancia)

Today we had our first glimpse of autumn here in West Texas. It was a pleasant 63 degrees most of the day. It was so nice to get out into the field and work without sweating like crazy. I turned off the air conditioning in […]

Sweet Spiced Steak

Sweet Spiced Steak

As I have said many times before, I love combining spices like cinnamon, which is seen in sweet dishes, with meat. Without lots of sugar, spices like cinnamon and cloves add a warmth that accentuate the flavor of the meat. Beef especially stands up to […]