Paleo, Primal, and Gluten-Free Recipes

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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 […]

World Market Haul

World Market Haul

  I’m so thankful to have made it to the weekend! I needed a break really badly. I could feel myself sort of burning out towards the end of the week. Plus, I really needed to take the time to pay attention to my apartment, […]

Sesame Beef and Broccoli “Lo Mein”

Sesame Beef and Broccoli “Lo Mein”

Counting down the days to spring break! I still need to get some work done next week, but perhaps there will be less scheduling. Plus I’m gearing up to go out to the vineyard to do some initial prep for my second field season. I […]

Chicken, Carrot, and Kale Stir-fry with Sweet Chili-Garlic Sauce

Chicken, Carrot, and Kale Stir-fry with Sweet Chili-Garlic Sauce

I don’t know if it’s the cold weather or ease of readiness, but lately I have been eating soup at least once a day (either lunch of dinner). Don’t get me wrong, I love soup. However, on a recent shopping trip to get a microwave […]

Sesame-Crusted Ponzu-Lime Tuna

Sesame-Crusted Ponzu-Lime Tuna

As a member of foodbuzz.com Tastemaker program, I receive samples of new products hitting the market. One that I have received quite a while ago but took a while to find inspiration for its use was a ponzu dressing accented with the flavor of lime […]

Balsamic Chicken Drumettes

Balsamic Chicken Drumettes

A couple of weekends ago, the biology grad department invited a distinguished alumna to have a meet and greet with us and talk to us about life after grad school. Of course, that included several social events, one of which was a potluck. For my […]

Broiled Scallops with Honey-Lime Marinade and Sauteed Sesame Spinach

Broiled Scallops with Honey-Lime Marinade and Sauteed Sesame Spinach

A few weeks ago, I found frozen scallops at the grocery store. They were reasonably priced and I thought they would be a nice change up from my usual proteins. The main reason I bought them was because I had a recipe from the National […]

Three Seed Bread

Three Seed Bread

Last night I made bread for the week. I’m beginning to think making bread should become a weekly ritual because it tastes so much better than the processed stuff I used to get. I especially like the fact that it’s not full of preservatives and […]

Quick Hummus

Quick Hummus

As I was sorting through the few foods that I managed to keep in my possession during my recent move, I noticed a can of tahini (sesame butter) that was in desperate need of use. Whenever I think tahini, I automatically think hummus. Now that […]