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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

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

Spanish Tortilla

Spanish Tortilla

This morning I woke up early and went on a little walk to admire a beautiful sky full of puffy clouds! It’s been pretty ridiculously hot here in LA, so I thought going on a walk earlier in the day was probably a pretty wise choice. Hey guess what?! It was my birthday this week! … Continue reading

Easy Ceviche

Easy Ceviche

Ceviche is a great paleo meal. That’s why I now have 3 versions of it on my blog. (see here and here) Yesterday, my man took me out for a little birthday dinner and we had some ceviche at a Spanish tapas restaurant in Pasadena. The ceviche was so good that I wanted it again. … Continue reading

Nutty Burgers

Nutty Burgers

These babies are a huge hit with vegetarians  and carnivores alike. I love making these into BLT burgers with some wild Boar bacon from my local butcher and some beautiful summer tomatoes! This week I made them for my friend Hayley. She’s been a vegetarian since birth! She’s also an incredibe athlete and she needs good … Continue reading

Ancho Mole Chicken Cups

Ancho Mole Chicken Cups

Happy 4th of July! I love this holiday. It carries so many good memories for me. Growing up, my family had a crazy HUGE 4th of July bash every year. From invitations to food to fireworks… it was amazing. We called it the ORTH of July (my maiden name) and it was held at our … 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

Breakfast Pasta

Breakfast Pasta

Breakfast… yum. Pasta… yum. BREAKFAST PASTA? Double yum! I invented this while peeling a sweet potato for my sweet husband’s breakfast. Basically, I just kept peeling. Yup! I’m a genius (and a great wife). That pasta is made with a vegetable peeler. No need to go buy some fancy mandoline contraption or sexy vegetable spiral slicer. … Continue reading

Grilled Salmon over Ginger Kale

Grilled Salmon over Ginger Kale

Mmmm. Is there anything better than crispy salmon skin?!  Nope. The answer is no. Unless it’s fried bacon skin. I’ve been on an animal skin kick lately. Not sure what brought that on, but I will enjoy some grilled fish skin and chicharrones until the hankering departs. Here’s a little meal sure to impress anyone and it … Continue reading

Lamb Kabob

Lamb Kabob

Lately, I’ve been introducing lamb into my diet. It was not an animal that I’d ever had until the last 5 months. I gotta admit, it’s pretty tasty. It’s also a nice diversion from beef, chicken, fish, bacon… One of my favorites so far is a grilled lamb kabob. I marinate the lamb meat, some vegetables and … Continue reading