It has been quite a LONG time since I had coffee. I went on the autoimmune protocol (AIP) in 2013 and coffee went away along with nightshades and a bunch of other things. Although I am not strictly autoimmune protocol any longer, nor even strictly paleo for that matter having done several successful reintroductions, I have not yet attempted to reintroduce coffee and not sure I really want to. Much of the world’s supply of coffee is contaminated with Continue reading
Mint Pear and Caramelized Shallot “Salsa”
I haven’t had mahi mahi in a while but I am always trying to work in a few more varieties of wild caught fish. In my mind mahi demands a nice fruit based “salsa” on top, so I got to work trying to figure out what I had on hand to whip up with something yummy. It turned out so well I need to write it down here so I can recreate it soon!
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Instant Pot Spaghetti Squash Burger Soup
Officially under a “stay at home“ order during this COVID-19 Pandemic and I am craving all of the easily digestible comfort foods. This soup is sort of a spaghetti burger mash up. Lower in carb, gluten and dairy free, paleo…hits lots of metrics. Here is what I did. Continue reading
Easiest Ever Microgreens
Recently I have been trying to perfect growing microgreens ahead of our summer fallow season in Miami….too hot to grow much outside, but I still want something fresh and homegrown! I tried growing micros in soil…and it was, well, messy. I tried growing them on hemp mats and got all sorts of mold overgrowth…couldn’t get the amount of watering just right…overwatered some batches and some dried up. And THEN….I discovered Hamama micros on Instagram. This is an INGENIOUS and crazy simple system. It comes with Continue reading
Cauliflower Turnip Soup: Instant Pot
The other day I went to my fridge to pull the ingredients to make my weekly batch of Creamy Cauliflower Leek soup and lo and behold I was out of leeks! Not to fret. I subbed in turnips, tweaked a few other things and wow, the result was amazing. Voila! Another version is born. Here are the details if you want to give it a go.
Creamy Cauliflower Turnip Soup
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Pulled Chicken-Instant Pot
Ok…so this is so simple it’s not even a recipe…but it is too good not to share. Just made pulled chicken in the Instant Pot and it was crazy quick and easy. Going to be a new regular for me and is a great addition to my freezer stash.
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Paleo Freezer Stash
When I first suspected that histamine intolerance might be another piece of my wellness puzzle, it felt like yet another food restriction limiting my choices…but discovering how many things freeze well has been the silver lining! The freezer has now become a huge part of my food prep plan! Continue reading
Simple Shallot Gravy
What’s not to love about a rich tasty gravy you can whip up in just a few minutes?! It amps up the flavor of a simple chicken or turkey cutlet or a slab of meatloaf with umami goodness! You don’t need to wait till Thanksgiving to give this a go! Continue reading
Oven Roasted Cauliflower Leaves
This is like finding a $20 bill in the pocket of a jacket you haven’t worn in a while! Recently @deannacarter posted on her amazing instagram account about chopping the cauliflower leaves right in with the chunks when she roasts her flowerettes….lightbulb…I can roast the leaves?!! Continue reading
We had a nice gathering for the 4th of July and I made some fun appetizers that were a hit. These are not only paleo, but they are also AIP friendly, Whole 30 and 21DSD…boom! Continue reading