Paleo, Primal, and Gluten-Free Recipes

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Green Beans with Mustard and Pine Nuts (21 Day Fix-Approved and Paleo)

Green Beans with Mustard and Pine Nuts (21 Day Fix-Approved and Paleo)

I’ve been watching a lot of cooking shows lately, mainly anything I can find on YouTube featuring Julia Child. Videos from the show Two Fat Ladies were listed under my recommended videos so I decided to give them a try and ended up loving them. […]

Sunshine Sweet Potato Soup

Sunshine Sweet Potato Soup

    The holidays come so early in the winter season, with all their bright lights, but then they’re over in a flash and we’ve got the rest of the cold, dark winter to contend with. In the attempt to retain some brightness, I did […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Raisin and Almond Rocky Road

Raisin and Almond Rocky Road

  Another semester is almost over, and needless to say I have been busy. I have only been cooking the basics lately and haven’t had much time for creative cooking. I have actually been meaning to post this dessert recipe for a while but haven’t […]

Chocolate Pudding Green Smoothie (Banana, Chocolate, Almond Green Smoothie)

Chocolate Pudding Green Smoothie (Banana, Chocolate, Almond Green Smoothie)

So I’ve been drinking green smoothies for maybe maybe a month to six weeks now and I have to say when I skip my smoothie in the morning I really miss it! They make me feel energized (I’ve been referring to them as rocket fuel). […]

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 […]

Creamy Tomato Basil Soup

Creamy Tomato Basil Soup

I had such a nice winter break at home. Though, I didn’t completely take a break because in between celebrating holidays, I worked on my research. I did do a good deal of cooking, but I mainly prepared recipes that had already been posted on […]