Paleo, Primal, and Gluten-Free Recipes

Tag: Main Course

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 […]

Chimichurri Chicken Salad

Chimichurri Chicken Salad

Since my boyfriend deployed to Texas to help with the hurricane relief, I’ve basically been cooking, working, and sticking to my Happiness Project goals.  The more I cook, the more inspired I get to cook. I have had ideas flooding to me. I have about […]

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 […]

Easy Paleo Thai Turkey Lettuce Wraps

Easy Paleo Thai Turkey Lettuce Wraps

Is it super hot where you are? It’s been pretty sweltering here in Napa. I was working in the vineyard at the hottest part of the day and I felt like Frosty the Snowman when he gets stuck in the greenhouse and melts into a […]

Recipe Roundup: 9 Beef-tastic Gluten-Free and Paleo Recipes!

Recipe Roundup: 9 Beef-tastic Gluten-Free and Paleo Recipes!

I’ve been enjoying diving into the archives to create the two salad recipe roundups I’ve posted recently (here and here). I decided to move on to main course dishes. I made seafood and chicken recipe roundups earlier this year, but beef is missing! Not only […]

Paleo Salsa Ranch Taco Salad

Paleo Salsa Ranch Taco Salad

Now that it’s summertime and I am spending more time in the heat in the vineyard, I need meals that are easy and don’t eat up the kitchen. Therefore, salads are a must. I’m kind of a salad freak. I love the infinite variety of […]

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 […]