Paleo, Primal, and Gluten-Free Recipes

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Chimichurri Chicken Salad

Chimichurri Chicken Salad

Since my boyfriend deployed to Texas to help with the hurricane relief, I’ve basically been cooking, working, and sticking to my Happiness Project goals.  The more I cook, the more inspired I get to cook. I have had ideas flooding to me. I have about […]

Paleo Lemon-Thyme Chicken

Paleo Lemon-Thyme Chicken

During the last year of my doctorate, I started to develop insomnia. It’s easy to imagine why: I was finishing the lab portion of my research, taking classes, teaching, and writing my dissertation. I was on campus 12+ hours a day, drinking espresso to keep […]

Sesame Maple Balsamic Roasted Beets and Brussels Sprouts

Sesame Maple Balsamic Roasted Beets and Brussels Sprouts

In Sacramento there is an amazing farmer’s market. It just happens to be under an overpass, which may seem sketchy, but if you get the chance to check it out, it’s definitely worth it. There’s the obvious, seasonal fruits and vegetables, but also lots of […]

Paleo Tangerine-Chipotle Vinaigrette

Paleo Tangerine-Chipotle Vinaigrette

Spoiler alert! On Monday, after months of hiatus, I am coming at you with a Monday Musings! I have the urge to revive my Happiness Project, this recipe will be perfect for one of the resolutions I want to revive: have a salad. During my […]

Golden Beet and Orange Salad with Toasted Sunflower Seeds and Pickled Red Onion

Golden Beet and Orange Salad with Toasted Sunflower Seeds and Pickled Red Onion

A lot of people can’t stand beets. I used to be one of them. I’m not sure what my motivation was to start tuning my taste buds to like beets, but one thing that made me love them was a mandarin orange and beet salad. […]

Stuffed Pattypan Squash Inspired By Julia Child

Stuffed Pattypan Squash Inspired By Julia Child

If you’ve been checking the blog’s Facebook feed this past week, you will have noticed that the whole week has been dedicated to Julia Child. Her birthday is August 15th, and she would have been 105 years old today. I love honoring her on my […]

Basil, Nectarine and Blueberry Salad with Chicken and Feta

Basil, Nectarine and Blueberry Salad with Chicken and Feta

Are you the type of person that hates salad? I’m not, but I bet you hate salad because of taste-less greens. But this salad has a secret weapon! Fresh basil leaves right in the greens. I used spring mix as well, which typically has a […]

Sautéed Swiss Chard with Peppers and Onions

Sautéed Swiss Chard with Peppers and Onions

I have been enjoying combining different veggies together in my meal preps lately. In a recent post, I gave you a recipe featuring my favorite veggie combination for stir-fry. Here’s a new combination I came up with in my most recent meal prep. In my […]

Easy Paleo Thai Turkey Lettuce Wraps

Easy Paleo Thai Turkey Lettuce Wraps

Is it super hot where you are? It’s been pretty sweltering here in Napa. I was working in the vineyard at the hottest part of the day and I felt like Frosty the Snowman when he gets stuck in the greenhouse and melts into a […]

Recipe Roundup: 9 Beef-tastic Gluten-Free and Paleo Recipes!

Recipe Roundup: 9 Beef-tastic Gluten-Free and Paleo Recipes!

I’ve been enjoying diving into the archives to create the two salad recipe roundups I’ve posted recently (here and here). I decided to move on to main course dishes. I made seafood and chicken recipe roundups earlier this year, but beef is missing! Not only […]