Paleo, Primal, and Gluten-Free Recipes

Tag: Vegetarian

Paleo Salsa Ranch (Dairy-Free Zesty Ranch Dressing)

Paleo Salsa Ranch (Dairy-Free Zesty Ranch Dressing)

I’ll get to the recipe in a minute, but check out the cool recipe card I’m now using! What do you think: is it easier to use? Comment below! Despite all obstacles (mainly not having enough time), I’ve managed to stick through about 2 weeks […]

Maple Sugar-Sweetened Strawberry Rhubarb Apple Jam

Maple Sugar-Sweetened Strawberry Rhubarb Apple Jam

I was at Whole Foods a few weeks ago and saw a huge display of strawberries and rhubarb, which reminded me that my boyfriend requested that I make strawberry rhubarb pie. I guess I am a good girlfriend because I made a strawberry rhubarb sweet […]

Spanish Roasted Red Pepper Vinaigrette

Spanish Roasted Red Pepper Vinaigrette

Recently I had tapas at a restaurant called La Taberna in downtown Napa, Ca. My boyfriend and I shared Squid a la Plancha, which was pan-seared pieces of squid dressed with a vinaigrette. Just by taste, the vinaigrette had a good dose of garlic, bits […]

Paleo Buddha Bowl (Vegan-Friendly Too!)

Paleo Buddha Bowl (Vegan-Friendly Too!)

I’ve never had a Buddha Bowl at a restaurant before, but I like the concept of them. Basically, you’re putting nutrient-dense foods into one bowl in a visually appealing way. Most often, they are vegan and consist of a bed of grains plus legumes, vegetables, […]

Winter Citrus Salad

Winter Citrus Salad

I love watching interviews of chefs because you get amazing cooking advice. After watching an episode of Julia Child: Cooking with the Masters featuring Alice Waters, I decided to arrange a salad of winter fruits and vegetables a bit differently than I normally do. In […]

Spicy Roasted California Blend Vegetables

Spicy Roasted California Blend Vegetables

When I hear the phrase “California Blend Vegetables,” I think cafeteria food. I think mushy vegetables: the broccoli so overcooked it’s almost grey, the cauliflower almost green from sucking up the chlorophyll leaching from the broccoli, and the carrots…don’t get me started on the carrots. […]

Crockpot Chole Curry

Crockpot Chole Curry

When one of my fellow grad students brought me back some spices after his trip home from India, I couldn’t wait to cook something with them. One of the spices was chole masala, a dry spice mixture that goes with chickpeas, or chole. Curries with […]

Pomegranate, Apple and Pecan Salad with Pecan-crusted Goat Cheese and Honey-White Wine Vinaigrette

Pomegranate, Apple and Pecan Salad with Pecan-crusted Goat Cheese and Honey-White Wine Vinaigrette

Pomegranates are one of my favorite fruits because not only are they delicious but also packed with antioxidents. Since they are only in the store during winter, I like to take advantage of their availability as much as possible. Besides eating them as is, they […]