Paleo, Primal, and Gluten-Free Recipes

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Salmon Cake Benedict

Salmon Cake Benedict

When most people think of Las Vegas, ideas of casinos and luxury hotels probably come to mind. However, Vegas also has an amazing array of fantastic restaurants. Though I haven’t been there myself, when the folks at Vegas.com got in touch with me asking for […]

Ham and Spinach Crustless Quiche

Ham and Spinach Crustless Quiche

I’m glad to have another recipe to post, because my appetite has been off this week due to a cold and/or allergies and I just didn’t feel like cooking anything until this morning. I don’t know what I got a hold of, but I’ve just […]

Breakfast Sausage Stir-Fry with Spinach, Mushrooms, and Burst Grape Tomatoes

Breakfast Sausage Stir-Fry with Spinach, Mushrooms, and Burst Grape Tomatoes

My summer field work has started and I have been so busy. I have been doing a lot of once a week cooking, but it’s just the basics so I haven’t had anything interesting to post lately. I did come up with this savory breakfast […]

Green Smoothie with Strawberries, Flax Seeds and Greek Yogurt

Green Smoothie with Strawberries, Flax Seeds and Greek Yogurt

If you’ve been following me on Facebook, you might have noticed that many of my status updates are centered around green smoothies. I’ve been really busy at work the past two or three weeks, and I started drinking smoothies for breakfast because I was concerned […]

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 4

Whole 30 Day 4

Whole 30 Day 4! Popped out of bed like a daisy today! We had been having some cloudy weather in West Texas (really unusual) and yesterday was finally sunny and I soaked it up like a solar panel! Today was sunny too and that is […]

Paleo Italian Wedding Soup (Minestra Maritata)

Paleo Italian Wedding Soup (Minestra Maritata)

I only have about a month to go before this semester is over and I can’t wait. As you can tell by my few posts this year compared to other years, my academic work has been on overdrive. Not only that, this semester is one […]

Pistachio-Pear Spinach Salad

Pistachio-Pear Spinach Salad

  While reading an old Women’s Health magazine article the other day, I saw an advertisement for Kashi cereals. It was a big 2-page ad that also showed “surprising ways” to get more fiber into your diet. On the top of this list was pears, […]

Piccole Torta Pasqualina con Morels (Mini Easter Pies with Morels)

Piccole Torta Pasqualina con Morels (Mini Easter Pies with Morels)

I recently received an email from the folks at Marx Foods to contribute to their Morel Recipe Challenge. I was happy to participate, especially since morels are nearly impossible to come by now that I live in Texas. Back home in Indiana, thanks, to the […]

Garden Chicken Sandwich

Garden Chicken Sandwich

This past weekend was amazing. I went to the annual Texas Wine and Grape Growers Association conference in San Marcos, TX. Not only was it exciting to travel to a place in Texas that I had never been, but it was my first opportunity to […]