Non-Alcoholic Mint Mojito

  For those of you who have followed me for any period of time, it probably comes as no surprise that I don’t drink alcohol.  But that doesn’t mean I don’t enjoy adult type non-alcoholic cocktails.  There is something really refreshing about the combination of lime and mint that makes these Non-Alcoholic Mint Mojito’s ideal. […]

Pan Roasted Peaches

  Maybe you’re avoiding potatoes.  Maybe you’re a peach fanatic.  Or maybe you’re just looking for something a little different to go with dinner tonight.  Whatever it is, you’ll love these pan roasted peaches!  Perfectly paired with your favorite roast, steak or chicken dinner, these sweet with just a little savory peaches are an easy […]

Fresh Watermelon, Cucumber and Tomato Salad

  The last couple of months have been crazy…between listing our house for sale, thereby restricting my time in the kitchen because everything has to be perfect for showings; to up and moving my family across the state, it’s been difficult to sit down and recipe develop/write the way I wish to do! My husband […]

St. Patrick’s Day Deliciousness!

Cead mile failte!  It’s no secret that I love St. Patrick’s day.  Any excuse to wear green, the perfect compliment to my Irish red hair, right? 😉  But what I also love is the food!  St. Patrick’s Day staples in our home include: Irish Soda Bread , which I usually make two loaves of; one the more […]

Sweet and Savory Breakfast Hash

Some days you wake up and just know that you’re hungry for something high-powered but egg free.  Some days you really, really desire something that is both sweet and savory. And some days you know you’ll need to make a lot all at once to make your efforts worthwhile (and to ensure delicious leftovers!!).  For […]

Lightly Salted, Cinnamon Broiled Grapefruit

Sometimes my most difficult struggle with keeping this page up to date with fresh ideas isn’t in what I am eating, it’s realizing the value behind the simple things we do eat. Over the last couple of months I have been running a Facebook group dedicated to healthy, whole-food eating.  Over there I am sharing […]

How to Render Beef Tallow in Your Slow Cooker (and why you would want to)

  First, some of you may be asking, “what is beef tallow?” To put it simply, beef tallow is rendered beef fat. Grass fed beef tallow is rich in niacin, vitamins B6, B12, K2, selenium, iron, phosphorus, potassium and riboflavin. Grass fed beef tallow also contains a high ratio of CLA which is known to […]

AIP Basil Pesto (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Nut-Free)

There are few things more delectable than a rich, savory, creamy sauce like pesto. That is, unless you are allergic to some of the most vital ingredients normally found in this simple sauce. While my family often enjoys my Vegan Pesto with Kale, recently a friend asked me if I had ever attempted to make […]

What We Eat: Mexican Coleslaw with Cilantro-Lime Vinaigrette

There is just something about the combination of cilantro and lime that makes me happy. My cilantro-lime ranch vegetable dip is made and enjoyed weekly in our home. I love the combination of cilantro and lime in cauliflower rice, on my paleo tacos and more… So when I had several heads of cabbage needing to […]

What We Eat: Teriyaki Beef Kabobs (Paleo, Whole30)

Last week I shared how I managed to stretch a meal originally planned for 4 to be enough for 8 people…this week, the concept is similar. Fruits and vegetables can make a meal stretch. Use these instead of grains and you’ve got a paleo plan you can afford to stick with. Because we purchase our […]