Recipes

Recipes appropriate for Real Food, Ancestral, Grain-Free, Weston Price, SCD, GAPS, Paleo, Primal and diets

Recipe: Asian Style Baked Flounder post image

Flounder is my go-to fish when I am out of ideas for dinner. It can be dry and boring, unless you cook it with a super tasty sauce. Let me show you how. This is an Asian inspired sauce that uses all my favorite ingredients… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Lemon Parsnip Salad (Paleo, GAPS) post image

If you have any inflammatory issues, white potatoes should be eliminated. They are in the night shade family and have properties that encourage inflammation. However, you don't have to feel deprieved at all. Parsnips are a root vegetable and can taste amazingly like white potatoes… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Grilled Grassfed London Broil – Very Tender! post image

Just to break my grill in from the long winter months I thought I would cook a nice piece of london broil. This is a cut that can be tough, especially if it is from a grassfed cow. I'll show you how to make it… Click to Continue →

Book Review and Recipe: Nourish by Rachael Bryant of Meatified post image

I was so excited to receive my review copy of Nourish in the mail! There are over one 120 Paleo recipes that are also AIP friendly! Wow! This makes it so much easier when you are trying to avoid nuts and eggs! I think this… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Oven Roasted Asparagus

Recipe: Oven Roasted Asparagus post image

This time of year it's easy to source fresh asparagus. Did you know that it is one of the clean 15 indicated by Environmental Working Group (EWG)? It's safe to eat even if it isn't organic. Asparagus is tasty and versatile and so easy to… Click to Continue →

Recipe:  Paleo Plantain Snack Bar (Nut-Free, Egg-Free, Paleo, AIP) post image

I was asked by my local news station to demonstrate a Paleo snack bar. You know how enamored I am with plantains at the moment so I thought I would incorporate some into this recipe. For those of you who cannot tolerate eggs or nuts… Click to Continue →

Spring Soup

I guess I can tentatively say that spring is finally here. I see many of my plants coming back after a long hard winter. Exciting! I was even more excited when I saw that my parsley and chives were already in nice bunches! Perfect for… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Balsamic Roasted Roots post image

Its still cool and windy here on the east coast and I am still very much craving savory hearty foods. One of my favorite side dishes to make is composed of a variety of root vegetables. It's easy to prepare and simple to roast in… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Vanilla Plantain Cookies (Grain-free, Paleo, AIP) post image

If you are missing oatmeal cookies you may like this recipe. It has the texture of oatmeal cookies and a nice chewy feel. Add a little frosting and wow! It's a real treat that anyone would love! You can make this with green plantains to… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Vanilla Frosting (Paleo, SCD, GAPS, AIP) post image

I don't use frosting a lot because it is so sweet. But when you need to make a special treat you don't have to use bad fats and refined sugars. You can make a very good frosting with good fats and natural sweeteners. Palm shortening… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Avocado Lemon Salad Dressing (Paleo, SCD, GAPS, AIP) post image

Avocados are so popular these days! It's no wonder. People are learning about the great nutrition and the healthy oils contained in them. Instead of just slicing avocados onto a salad, I thought a dressing would be really creamy and delicious. And it is! Avocado… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Deviled Egg Peeps

Recipe: Deviled Egg Peeps post image

It's that time of the year when you start to see those adorable candy peeps in the stores. They ARE cute but do you really want your kids to eat them? They are full of chemicals – in fact, there is nothing real in them… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Braised Chicken with Mushrooms, Capers and Artichokes post image

Braising is a cooking technique that is typically used on tougher cuts. The method is to sear the outside of the meat to increase flavor and then slow cook it in liquid. The cooking relies on heat, time, and moisture to break down the tough… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Paleo Plantain Taco (Grain-free, Paleo, AIP) post image

Now you must really know I am obsessed with plantains. I am using plantains in so many new recipes! They are a great substitution for eggs and really hold gluten-free products together well. Importantly, plantains also provide resistant starch. This recipe is quickly becoming a… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Chocolate Plantain Macaroons (Egg-free, Paleo) post image

Have you noticed my obsession with plantains lately? I've been adding green plantains to my diet for the resistant starch. The ripe plantains, when they become black, are sweeter and good to use for a dessert or treat. Even though they do not have as… Click to Continue →

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