Paleo, Primal, and Gluten-Free Recipes

Tag: Chicken

Paleo Lemon-Thyme Chicken

Paleo Lemon-Thyme Chicken

During the last year of my doctorate, I started to develop insomnia. It’s easy to imagine why: I was finishing the lab portion of my research, taking classes, teaching, and writing my dissertation. I was on campus 12+ hours a day, drinking espresso to keep […]

Basil, Nectarine and Blueberry Salad with Chicken and Feta

Basil, Nectarine and Blueberry Salad with Chicken and Feta

Are you the type of person that hates salad? I’m not, but I bet you hate salad because of taste-less greens. But this salad has a secret weapon! Fresh basil leaves right in the greens. I used spring mix as well, which typically has a […]

Dijon-Apple Glazed Chicken Thighs

Dijon-Apple Glazed Chicken Thighs

I got out of the habit of meal prepping when I was recovering from surgery. Based on the work of Gretchen Rubin, good habits are related to happiness. Reducing stress makes me happy as well as eating well-balanced meals, so preparing food in advance keeps […]

Zucchini Noodles with Salami, Chicken, and Artichokes

Zucchini Noodles with Salami, Chicken, and Artichokes

This recipe was inspired by an Instagram post by Dr. Terry Wahls, author of the Wahl’s Protocol. She described her favorite side dish, zucchini noodles with salami and olives. It looked delicious, and I happened to have some leftover salami from a recent picnic, so […]

Recipe Roundup: 12 Paleo & Primal Chicken Recipes

Recipe Roundup: 12 Paleo & Primal Chicken Recipes

Chicken is one of the most versatile and easy to cook sources of protein. From light and refreshing dishes like salads to soul-warming roasted dishes, chicken is perfect for them all. Here is a list of 12 chicken recipes that are perfect for your Paleo […]

Slow Cooker Green Chili Chicken Soup

Slow Cooker Green Chili Chicken Soup

I love trying to recreate my own versions of some of my favorite foods from places I used to live but can’t have anymore. This easy soup was inspired by a soup I had when I lived in Texas. When I lived there, I shopped […]

Brined Lemon-Herb Chicken

Brined Lemon-Herb Chicken

A few months ago, I bought Marie Kondo’s book, The Life-changing Magic of Tidying Up. It’s taken me a while to apply her method, but I finally feel ready to take it on. I feel even more motivated because I’m about to move (again) and […]

Chicken and Kale Salad with Sweet and Tangy Dressing

Chicken and Kale Salad with Sweet and Tangy Dressing

Last month I took a trip for work to Monterey, CA, and even though I was there to present my dissertation research, I had such a great time. The town was beautiful and the weather provided such a relief from 100+ degree temps in Texas. […]

Grain-Free Chicken Cordon Bleu

Grain-Free Chicken Cordon Bleu

I made this Chicken Cordon Bleu during my first try of once a week cooking. I wanted to make chicken that wouldn’t be boring to eat for several meals, so I stuffed the chicken with flavorful cheese and ham, just like regular Cordon Bleu. One […]

Ginger-Orange Chicken and Broccoli

Ginger-Orange Chicken and Broccoli

The semester started last week, so I am on the lookout for easy recipes that will leave leftovers for my lunches. I have several Paleo cookbooks, one being The Everything Paleolithic Diet Book, which has a lot of quick and easy recipes. For a quick […]