Paleo, Primal, and Gluten-Free Recipes

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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 […]

Savory Roasted Root Vegetable Hash

Savory Roasted Root Vegetable Hash

I didn’t realize it had been since February since I last posted. I’ve made many changes in my life, mainly taking a new job in California and thus finished my cross-country move that was 7 years in the making. I’d set an intention to move […]

Roasted Beet and Mandarin Salad

Roasted Beet and Mandarin Salad

Since starting to eat according to a Paleo template July 2011, I have grown an appreciation for several foods that I didn’t really care for all that much before. One of those much detested foods was beets! The first time I tasted a beet that […]

Sugar Snap Peas with Peppers, Onions, and Almonds

Sugar Snap Peas with Peppers, Onions, and Almonds

  I recently joined a friend while she was shopping at Sam’s wholesale club, and walked out with huge bags of fresh veggies. At the time I bought them, I thought I was being such a good money saver, and then I got home and […]

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 […]

Mushroom Series: Primal Mushroom “Caulisotto”

Mushroom Series: Primal Mushroom “Caulisotto”

  I am finally giving myself some time to get back to blogging after having been incredibly busy for the last few weeks. It’s midterm time, so everything is coming due at once, which means I have been studying like crazy. I can actually report […]

Julia Child’s Chicken Supremes with Mushrooms and Cream and Green Beans

Julia Child’s Chicken Supremes with Mushrooms and Cream and Green Beans

Happy 100th Birthday Julia Child! I like to try and remember Julia’s birthday every year because she had such a big influence in modern cooking. She changed the way Americans cooked and part of her legacy is bringing us cooking on television. So far I […]

Paleo Thai Food at Home

Paleo Thai Food at Home

My dinner the other night turned out to be so pretty and tasty, that I took some pics. These recipes are not my own, they’re from the Food Lovers Make it Paleo cookbook. I made their Chicken Satay and Satay Sauce. I didn’t grill the […]

Rainbow Coleslaw

Rainbow Coleslaw

I love salads that can be prepared in a big bowl and lasts a while in the refrigerator. Because I eat salads frequently, just making one for myself creates a small mess to clean up every time, but keeping prepared salads on-hand means less to […]