Cauliflower Pesto Grilled Cheese

Cauliflower Pesto Grilled Cheese Lately, I’ve been focusing on creating grain-free recipes which has been fun and has had some surprises. I’ve been learning how to blend non-grain flours together to get the consistency I need and how to incorporate things like cauliflower and yucca root. It’s also help me to have a better understanding of the challenges people might run … 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

Smashed Cauliflower Potatoes w/leeks

Serves 8-10 2 large leeks-trimmed                         2 tsp. Real salt 5 red skinned potatoes                       Pepper to taste 2 Heads cauliflower                            2-3 Tablespoons olive oil or grass-fed butter 5 garlic cloves If leeks are not purchased trimmed, trim roots and green leaves to about 7 inches long. (you can find trimmed leeks at Trader Joes) Slice … Read more

Paleo Crab Cakes-Quick n Easy

8 Crab Cakes One of the best ways to navigate holiday parties and dinners is to bring something you love and will not take you down that slippery holiday slope of bloat and excess.  It could be as simple as a Pomegranate Spinach Salad or something like these easy crab cakes. And I do understand that we all get crazy busy this … Read more

Golden Kale and Coconut Dessert

One thing that gets me very excited is hearing someone say, “I’m learning a whole new way of eating and loving it!” That makes me smile from the inside out! I know if people see, taste, and experience food that feeds their bodies and delivers in the flavor department, then that’s when real, long term changes can happen. Once … Read more