Paleo Red White and Blue Potato Salad

Memorial Day is the unofficial official kick-off to summer! And I can hardly wait! Summer is BBQ season and I love me some good BBQ. Not because of the meats, sauce, hot dogs or pie. Nope, my favorite part about BBQs are the sides! I know what you are thinking… If you are Paleo you can’t eat most of the sides. You’re Wrong!  That’s where this Paleo Red White and Blue Potato Salad comes in!

Continue reading

Stir Fry Cabbage with Sichuan Peppercorn (Paleo, Gluten Free, Whole30, Vegan)

I feel like cabbage is so underrated!  It’s so delicious to me… but I mostly stir fry it Chinese style.  One common method is to stir fry cabbage with dried shrimp (recipe here), but another is to stir fry cabbage with Sichuan peppercorn! This gives it a different flavor and it’s always fun to switch it up and eat something different and delicious once in awhile.

Continue reading

Easy Asian Broccolini

If you love broccolini but have never tried making it before or never had it before but are curious, here’s an Easy Asian Broccolini recipe to try!   As you probably already know, Broccolini is a green vegetable similar to broccoli but with smaller florets and longer, thinner stalks. However, here’s an interesting fact you might not know –  Broccolini is actually a natural hybrid of Broccoli and Gai Lan (Chinese Broccoli)!

Continue reading

Paleo Roasted Root Vegetables

Root vegetables are to fall as asparagus is to spring. And yes, you know a true foodie when their season’s are marked by the changes in produce not the changes in weather. And I know, Brussels Sprouts aren’t root vegetables, but the name of this recipe was so catchy I couldn’t help myself! Forgive me. This Paleo Roasted Root Vegetables recipe is not your typical roasted root vegetable recipe. Yes, there are herbs and rustic knife cuts. But, this method of seasoning makes it so every vegetable is slightly different and totally jazzes up what is typically a one note dish.

Continue reading

Grandma’s Dilly Beans (Pickled Green Beans)

I am not a breakfast fan, but I am a brunch fan. There is something to be said about a relaxing Sunday with a nice Bloody Mary (or Maria if you are me). The classic garlicky and spicy pickled green beans is the quintessential stirring stick of a bloody Mary. And best of all, to achieve this classic dilly bean, you just need is some basic canning equipment and patience.

Continue reading

Paleo Mess of Greens with Bacon (with Chard, Collards or Mustard Greens)

What do you do with an abundant amount of garden greens? Especially when you’re the only one that eats them? Bacon. The answer to all the world’s problems. Bacon. This is a simple recipe from my grandma that she taught me and used to get all her kids to eat their greens. Add a little bacon and butter (or coconut oil) and there you go. My family of two (plus dogs) can devour 5 pounds of greens easily in one sitting. Thanks Grandma and of course, Bacon!

Continue reading