Paleo, Primal, and Gluten-Free Recipes

Tag: Holidays

Paleo Halloween: Paleo Twice-Baked Butternut Squash

Paleo Halloween: Paleo Twice-Baked Butternut Squash

“Are you going to toast those walnuts before you put them into the butternut squash?” asked my boyfriend. “Um, yeah I can.” I replied. My boyfriend has a lot of great qualities, one of which being his support of my blogging. He is always on […]

Paleo Halloween: Low-Carb Dairy-Free Chocolate Pumpkin Spice Mousse

Paleo Halloween: Low-Carb Dairy-Free Chocolate Pumpkin Spice Mousse

Fall is all about pumpkin spice, but combined with chocolate and it turns a comforting favorite into a decadent dessert. Earlier this week, I posted a rich, decadent and ketogenic diet-friendly Chocolate Pumpkin Spice Fat Bombs, which are perfect for an evening treat with a […]

Paleo Halloween: Smoky Mushrooms and Sausage

Paleo Halloween: Smoky Mushrooms and Sausage

Last year I made a Paleo Halloween menu called the Dracula Dinner Series where I added a Paleo twist to foods described in Bram Stoker’s Dracula. Apparently Johnathan Harker, the main protagonist in the book, was quite the foodie (at least before he learned there were […]

Paleo Halloween: Quick Braised Red Cabbage with Green Apple

Paleo Halloween: Quick Braised Red Cabbage with Green Apple

I’ve given you a couple of Dracula-inspired Paleo-approved main courses (check em out here and here!) so it’s about time I gave you a side dish that would be perfect with these Eastern-European dishes.I imagine the peasants in Bram Stoker’s Dracula cooking cabbage. The scent […]

Paleo Halloween: Eggplant Impletata Inspired by Bram Stoker’s Dracula

Paleo Halloween: Eggplant Impletata Inspired by Bram Stoker’s Dracula

I have lots of fresh eggplant from my garden to help me with this next recipe!Part two of my recipes inspired by Bram Stoker’s Dracula is Eggplant Impletata, or stuffed eggplant, which has quite a few interpretations across cultures. As described in the text: “I […]

Paleo Halloween: Stake Steaks Inspired by Robber Steaks from Bram Stoker’s Dracula

Paleo Halloween: Stake Steaks Inspired by Robber Steaks from Bram Stoker’s Dracula

  Halloween is my favorite holiday, and considering my goals for October’s Happiness Project I have lots of spooky recipes coming at you this week! I thought of this one back in December. When it was more appropriate to be reading A Christmas Carol, I […]

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 […]

Paleo Halloween: Smoky Roasted Red Pepper Dip

Paleo Halloween: Smoky Roasted Red Pepper Dip

Happy Halloween! Halloween is my favorite holiday, so for the potluck party at work today, I went all out on my recipe. This recipe was a throwback to the Halloween parties I had when I was a kid. My mom used a plastic candy pail […]

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 […]

Paleo Holiday Recipe Roundup

Paleo Holiday Recipe Roundup

  So it’s the holiday season and you’re worried your going to have to abandon ship on your grain-free Paleo/Primal diet. I’ve come up with a list of my favorite recipes from this site to keep you on track! From holiday brunches to ideas for […]