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 […]

Greek Spinach Burgers

Greek Spinach Burgers

  Things have been getting super serious here in Graduate School Land. Since my last post I finished my collecting data on my field study (last field season for this project ever!), getting back into lab (I work in three different labs to prepare my […]

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 […]

Frittata with Sausage, Spinach and Sweet Potatoes

Frittata with Sausage, Spinach and Sweet Potatoes

On a morning when I was not only craving hash browns and really wanted something other than my usual over-easy eggs and fruit, I whipped up something that not only turned out to be a kick-a** after-workout breakfast but also an amazing lunch.  I had […]

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, followed […]