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Simple Green Smoothie

Simple Green Smoothie

October is going to be a bit of a cleanse for me. I’m letting go of all sorts of indulgences. It’s not “detoxing” or because I want to take the joy out of life. Quite the opposite actually. This change is mostly out of a desire to simplify. Bring my meals back down to the … Continue reading

Cashew Macadamia Nut Butter

Cashew Macadamia Nut Butter

Seriously, what is it with Trader Joe’s discontinuing all these great products over the years? Anyone remember this… This stuff was delicious. Not to mention, it was a nice alternative to the standard almond butter AND it was stupid cheap compared to most nut butters you find in any health food store (14.99 for a … Continue reading

Tahini Truffles

Tahini Truffles

Apparently I’m on a truffle kick. I tried out these lil’ guys this morning because they were fast and I had all the ingredients on hand. They are yet another spin on a Practical Paleo recipe. Diane’s book had made some great recipes really easy and accessible. I am genuinely grateful for this book. Tahini … Continue reading

(Almost) Raw Truffles

(Almost) Raw Truffles

I just recently moved to South Orange County, to a little town called San Clemente. It’s pretty much perfect. I walk everywhere, I do yoga, go for runs by the beach, and make delicious things in the kitchen! Here’s another recipe from Diane’s fabulous book. I saw these and knew that I could whip them … Continue reading

Lemon Blueberry Muffins

Lemon Blueberry Muffins

I just recently bought a new paleo book and it’s absolutely fantastic.   Diane is a fellow graduate of Bauman¬†College (where I got my culinary degree) and she’s also a part of the Weston A. Price Foundation. This appeals to me because not only is she an advocate of paleo¬†eating, but she also understands the … Continue reading

Pesto Gazpacho

Pesto Gazpacho

I’m moving!! Well, not permanently, but I’m still excited because I will be spending my fall/winter months here: This is San Clemente. It’s in Orange County, but it’s probably the least “OC” city in the county. If you don’t know what that means, watch a couple episodes of The OC, Real Housewives of Orange County, … Continue reading

Rosemary Bacon Sliders

Rosemary Bacon Sliders

I cannot take credit for these insanely delicious bites of heaven. Juli Bauer over at PaleOMG is the mastermind behind this dish. She’s also wickedly funny, so check her out! So, as you know, I’ve been prepping meals for the week during my Mondays. Well, last week I made Rosemary Bacon Sliders and no joke, … Continue reading

Fresh Fig Tart with Honey Drizzle

Fresh Fig Tart with Honey Drizzle

I love figs. No, I mean… I REALLY SUPER LOVE FIGS! One of the reasons I really super love them is because they (like persimmons, which I also super love) are very seasonal. There’s no way to get around it; you cannot find a good fresh fig in April or December. It’s just not going … Continue reading

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