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Tropical Fruit Salad with Mint

Tropical Fruit Salad with Mint

I’ve been on a bit of a plantain kick lately. They are so wonderful! Grilled, roasted, fried… they’re like, the new Sweet Potato. No, just kidding. I still love my yams but plantains have been kickin it in my kitchen for the past month or so. Here’s a heavenly little fruit salad that includes my … Continue reading

Pesto Egg Salad Wraps

Pesto Egg Salad Wraps

I’ve done a post with collard wraps before, but I just wanted to remind you how awesome they are. Pesto Egg Salad Wraps 3 hard boiled eggs 3 large collard leaves 1/4 cucumber, diced 1/3 c. pesto (recipe below) Trim the stems off the collard leaves. In a large skillet, heat a half inch of … Continue reading

Cobb Salad with Dairy-Free Ranch

Cobb Salad with Dairy-Free Ranch

This is an delicious salad with an even more amazing dressing! I use this as an alternative creamy dressing for cobb salad, coleslaw, caesar salad, etc. It’s also a great dip for kabob meat or fresh veggies. Cobb Salad 1 bunch of organic romaine 1 chicken breast, cooked and diced 4 slices of bacon, cooked … Continue reading

Curried Tuna in a Jar

Curried Tuna in a Jar

Curry is wonderful. It’s so exotic and exciting! It makes any dish instantly more awesome. Like tuna salad. I know what you’re thinking… “but Nikki, tuna salad is already so exciting! How could you possibly make it better than it already is?” Answer: You guessed it, Curry Powder! You’re so smart. You deserve a big … Continue reading

A Paleo Chef’s Dinner

Menu Honey Mustard Baked Chicken ¬†Grapefruit Fennel Salad Steamed Artichoke with Olive Oil Aioli Coconut Honey Custard with Fresh Strawberries ¬† Usually dinner consists of some pretty easy/thrown together/stuff in the fridge ingredients. But sometimesI feel like making an actual “planned” meal. Dessert and all. Here are the recipes and pictures to prove it’s awesomeness. … Continue reading

Poisson Cru

Pure Paleo is no easy feat, especially while attending culinary school. I’ve had more grains, legumes, sugar, and dairy beautifully displayed before my eyes (and stomach) three days a week for the past 5 1/2 months. My 80% Primal goals have tumbled to a more lenient 70%… maybe 60% Paleo regime. Unfortunate yes, but also … Continue reading

Fried Eggs and Papaya Avocado Salad

Had an early Crossfit workout today, but before I head to work I must refuel! This means Paleo Breakfast time… My personal favorite. Here’s what’s on my plate today Fried Eggs and Papaya and Avocado Salad 3 organic jumbo eggs 1 Tbsp. coconut oil 1 Tbsp. jalapeno hot sauce (trader joes) 1/2 organic Papaya 1/2 … Continue reading