Paleo, Primal, and Gluten-Free Recipes

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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 […]

Spicy Roasted California Blend Vegetables

Spicy Roasted California Blend Vegetables

When I hear the phrase “California Blend Vegetables,” I think cafeteria food. I think mushy vegetables: the broccoli so overcooked it’s almost grey, the cauliflower almost green from sucking up the chlorophyll leaching from the broccoli, and the carrots…don’t get me started on the carrots. […]

Slow Cooker Green Chili Chicken Soup

Slow Cooker Green Chili Chicken Soup

I love trying to recreate my own versions of some of my favorite foods from places I used to live but can’t have anymore. This easy soup was inspired by a soup I had when I lived in Texas. When I lived there, I shopped […]

My Top Tips To Make Meal Prepping a Breeze

My Top Tips To Make Meal Prepping a Breeze

I have been meal prepping for quite a while. My favorite things about meal prepping include the overall time savings because most of my food is cooked and the majority of my dishes are washed for the week. I also save money because I’m not […]

Paleo Halloween Dinner: Quick Braised Red Cabbage with Green Apple

Paleo Halloween Dinner: Quick Braised Red Cabbage with Green Apple

I’ve given you a couple of Dracula-inspired Paleo-approved main courses (check em out here and here!) so it’s about time I gave you a side dish that would be perfect with these Eastern-European dishes.I imagine the peasants in Bram Stoker’s Dracula cooking cabbage. The scent […]

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

Paleo Halloween Dinner: 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 […]

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 in October 1961. […]

Pommes de Terre Boulangère

Pommes de Terre Boulangère

Don’t these potatoes look like autumn? I have been on a French cuisine kick lately! I’ve been watching cooking videos with Julia Child and Jacques Pepin and imagining have time to throw dinner parties where I could cook whatever they were making. I did make […]

Green Beans with Mustard and Pine Nuts (21 Day Fix-Approved and Paleo)

Green Beans with Mustard and Pine Nuts (21 Day Fix-Approved and Paleo)

I’ve been watching a lot of cooking shows lately, mainly anything I can find on YouTube featuring Julia Child. Videos from the show Two Fat Ladies were listed under my recommended videos so I decided to give them a try and ended up loving them. […]

Piperade Egg Cups (21 Day Fix-Approved and Paleo)

Piperade Egg Cups (21 Day Fix-Approved and Paleo)

I recently read Julia Child’s autobiography, My Life in France, which has been a great source of inspiration for me in the kitchen and for my life in general. I went to the library and got Mastering the Art of French Cooking Vol I and […]