Paleo, Primal, and Gluten-Free Recipes

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Spanish Roasted Red Pepper Vinaigrette

Spanish Roasted Red Pepper Vinaigrette

Recently I had tapas at a restaurant called La Taberna in downtown Napa, Ca. My boyfriend and I shared Squid a la Plancha, which was pan-seared pieces of squid dressed with a vinaigrette. Just by taste, the vinaigrette had a good dose of garlic, bits […]

What I Ate Wednesday: 21 Day Fix with Paleo Meals (3/30/16)

What I Ate Wednesday: 21 Day Fix with Paleo Meals (3/30/16)

Hey everyone! Happy April Fools! I can’t believe it’s been a whole month since I posted a WIAW. Since then, I started to get settled in my new job and town. I’ve actually taken pics every Wednesday of what I ate, but I never make […]

Paleo French-Style Salad Dressing

Paleo French-Style Salad Dressing

The week is going by way too fast. I have so many projects going on, and I have a hard time doing bits and pieces of them. I just want to dive in a cross them off my list. Maybe it’s because I’m working on […]

Spice Roasted Carrot Salad with Arugula, Quinoa, Pumpkin Seeds, and Lime Vinaigrette

Spice Roasted Carrot Salad with Arugula, Quinoa, Pumpkin Seeds, and Lime Vinaigrette

Towards the end of grape harvest I spent a lot of time in Sonoma, which gave me time to eat at one of my favorite gourmet delis, the Dry Creek General Store. I’m still avoiding wheat, so sandwiches were out (however they do offer gluten […]

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 […]

Arugula Salad with Roasted Red Pepper Vinaigrette

Arugula Salad with Roasted Red Pepper Vinaigrette

I eat a lot of salads because they’re easy to prepare and healthy, but they can get old fast. By using different greens and homemade dressings, I keep my salads from being boring. I love arugula, which has a lot more flavor that plain old […]

My Favorite Homemade Mayonnaise

My Favorite Homemade Mayonnaise

Making a batch of homemade mayo is becoming a weekly habit because it’s so versatile. It’s also a lot tastier than the store-bought stuff. You can dress a salad with it, use it in a dip, fish cakes, or just slather it on anything that […]

Whole 30 Day 23

Whole 30 Day 23

I thought I was feeling good around Day 10 or so, but now I feel as if I have rocket fuel in me. Yeah, work makes me tired, but not weary and like I “can’t go on!” It’s a good kind of tired, the kind […]

Whole 30 Day 19

Whole 30 Day 19

This is going to be a busy week for me because I’m ending an experiment and starting another one. Today I went to my out of town site. Unfortunately, my breakfast wasn’t enough for the level of work I was doing, and I got hungry […]

Whole 30 Day 16

Whole 30 Day 16

It’s all downhill from here! I was so tempted to step on the scale this morning…I actually put my toe on it, but then I told myself I will ruin my moment of triumph if I peek at the scale now! I feel a little […]