Paleo, Primal, and Gluten-Free Recipes

Tag: Breakfast

Three Seed Banana Tahini Muffins

Three Seed Banana Tahini Muffins

I’ve been following beauty guru Julia Graf since she started her YouTube channel in 2008. I began watching her while I was working towards my master’s degree and was searching for the perfect makeup for a Halloween party. I was searching for Corpse Bride makeup for tutorials at […]

Piperade Egg Cups (21 Day Fix-Approved and Paleo)

Piperade Egg Cups (21 Day Fix-Approved and Paleo)

I recently read Julia Child’s autobiography, My Life in France, which has been a great source of inspiration for me in the kitchen and for my life in general. I went to the library and got Mastering the Art of French Cooking Vol I and […]

Greek Yogurt and Fresh Fig Parfait

Greek Yogurt and Fresh Fig Parfait

  At work there is a small fig tree that I have been waiting to ripen up for weeks. Once they started to look very dark and one side sagged a little bit with the weight of the seeds and sugar inside, I knew they […]

Springtime Frittata

Springtime Frittata

Most of my friend’s Facebook pictures have been involving snow. We’ve had some rainy days here is Northern California, but otherwise it’s been sunny and around 50 degrees. But I won’t be a jerk and talk about it too much. The only alarming thing is […]

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 […]

All About Almonds! Three New Recipes

All About Almonds! Three New Recipes

When I learned about the almond project at NUTS.com, it got me thinking about all the ways I include almonds in my meals and snacks, and I realized almonds are on my table all the time! Since I recently relocated to California, one of the […]

Savory Roasted Root Vegetable Hash

Savory Roasted Root Vegetable Hash

I didn’t realize it had been since February since I last posted. I’ve made many changes in my life, mainly taking a new job in California and thus finished my cross-country move that was 7 years in the making. I’d set an intention to move […]

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 […]

Breakfast Sweet Potato Boats

Breakfast Sweet Potato Boats

  Typically I start a post saying something like “sorry I haven’t posted in a long time, I’ve been busy working on my dissertation.” Well, I’m pleased to announce that I’ve finished my dissertation, defended it, and passed so I’m officially Dr. Plank! Now I […]

Squash and Proscuitto Strata

Squash and Proscuitto Strata

Happy New Year and Happy 5th Birthday Chow Bella! I can’t believe it’s been 5 years that this blog has been a part of my life. It’s pretty exciting and I hope to do a better job this year than last in adding new content. […]