Paleo, Primal, and Gluten-Free Recipes

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

My Favorite Veggie Stir-Fry

My Favorite Veggie Stir-Fry

Are you a fan of meal prepping? I certainly am! Meal prepping helps me stay on track with my goals because I can have a healthy meal when I’m too tired to cook and just want to stop for dinner. Also, I save money because […]

Recipe Roundup: 9 More Salads Perfect for Summer

Recipe Roundup: 9 More Salads Perfect for Summer

If you’ve been following my Instagram feed, you’d have noticed I’ve been doing some travelling lately. Last week I went to Washington for a conference, followed up by a little vacation in British Columbia. The weather was clear the whole time, which I was told […]

Recipe Roundup: 9 Salads Perfect for Summer

Recipe Roundup: 9 Salads Perfect for Summer

I’m not sure about the rest of the US, but in California we’ve had unbearably hot temperatures lately. Even in an area of the state that’s supposed to be cooler, we’ve been having triple digit temperatures. I work outside several days a week during the […]

Balsamic-Bacon Roasted Carrots

Balsamic-Bacon Roasted Carrots

A little while ago when I posted my Gluten-Free Popcorn-Pistachio Macaroons with Dark Chocolate Drizzle, I talked about how I was allergic to corn when I was a kid. Well, I was also allergic to carrots. I had other allergies as well, which was really […]

Paleo Buddha Bowl (Vegan-Friendly Too!)

Paleo Buddha Bowl (Vegan-Friendly Too!)

I’ve never had a Buddha Bowl at a restaurant before, but I like the concept of them. Basically, you’re putting nutrient-dense foods into one bowl in a visually appealing way. Most often, they are vegan and consist of a bed of grains plus legumes, vegetables, […]

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. […]