Paleo Spaghetti

I’m almost embarrassed to even have this as a post because it’s so easy to make. But had to include it as it’s delicious and a great substitute for the often inflammatory, gluten version we’re accustomed to. Serves: 2 Ingredients: 1 spaghetti squash 1 tablespoon softened butter (optional) 12-16 oz prepared Marinara sauce from TJ’s 3-4 … Read more

Garlic Paleo Croutons

  Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups walnut halves 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon Real Salt 2 tablespoons olive oil Directions: Preheat oven to 350°. Line baking sheet with parchment paper. Combine all ingredients together in a bowl and toss with hands to coat walnuts evenly. Transfer to baking sheet and spread out in a single … Read more

RUTABAGA AND CAULIFLOWER PUREE

RUTABAGA AND CAULIFLOWER PUREE 6-8 servings  3 medium rutabagas, scrubbed, peeled and cubed 1 head cauliflower, chopped into large pieces 2 gloves garlic, peeled Approximately  1/3 cup half-and-half or to keep things Paleo, use coconut milk. 3 oz (3/4 stick) Kerrygold or organic butter, softened 1 tsp Real salt freshly ground black pepper, to taste Bring a large pot … Read more

Roasted Winter Vegetables

Hands on Time: about 30 minutes Cook Time: 45 minutes Serves 8-10 Ingredients 4 medium-size beets, tops removed, peeled, and cut into 1/2 inch wedges 4 carrots, washed and cut lengthwise 1 lb. Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved (I cheat and get Trader Joe’s already halved) 2 medium red onions,peeled and cut into 8 wedges 2 fennel bulbs, cut into ½” strips … Read more

Paleo Chicken Pot Pie

I’ve come to the conclusion that the secret to staying on a good eating plan is to not feel deprived. I’m guessing that most of you would agree.  And most of you would also say that this is easier said than done.  I used to be right there with you. Just like everyone else, I … Read more

Zucchini Tortillas

  I don’t know about you, but I sometimes crave a tasty, soft, squishy taco shell. And sometimes that’s not so easy to find when you’re eating Paleo or grain free. In my quest to find a tortilla that would satisfy my cravings, I adapted a recipe from Dr. Axe, that’s superb!. In fact, these tortillas are so good, my sweetie and his daughter had to … Read more

Easy Peasy Raw Chocolate Pudding

  When I came across this easy recipe, I was really excited to try it out! And I was not disappointed! Most raw puddings contain coconut and avocado to create a creamy base and this one is no exception.  But what makes this recipe different, is that it doesn’t require the somewhat laborious opening and harvesting … Read more

Grilled Thyme Grapes

This dish  makes a simple and elegant Paleo summertime appetizer or dessert and it whips up in no time. Grilled Thyme Grapes: (serves 4) Ingredients: 1 pound organic red grapes 1/3 cup olive oil 3 Tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 tsp. fresh thyme 1 clove garlic crushed Pinch of Real Salt 6 oz fresh mozzarella (optional) Directions: … Read more

{Almost Paleo} Sweet Potato Crust Quiche with Goat Cheese and Leeks

Ingredients For the Crust: • 2 large sweet potatoes (about 2 lbs), peeled and grated on a large-holed box grater or in food processor • 1 teaspoons salt • 1/2 teaspoon pepper • pinch crushed red pepper flakes • 1-2 eggs For the Filling: • 1 leek, white and green parts washed and thinly sliced … Read more