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Category — Paleo

Slow Cooker Choco Chili

paleo chili in crock pot

This is stupid easy, makes a ton, and is flexible – so you can tweak this according to your tastes . . . want to crank up the heat? Add cayenne pepper. Want to lighten it up a bit? Use ground turkey, or a combo of ground beef & turkey. Have veg you want to use up? Chop it up and throw it in. Love beans? They’d be great in here too. Whatever you do, make this soon – it’s tasty & quick & feeds a crowd. [Read more →]

January 13, 2014   16 Comments

Curried Crustless Quiche (Paleo, Gluten-Free and Dairy Free)

crustless beef curry quiche

Oh my darlings, this is a goodie. Make this, then let it cool for a few, then cut it into 8 slices. Throw it into the fridge and eat off it for days. If you’re nice, you’ll share with your family. If you’re a mean-meanie like me, you’ll know they won’t eat it because it contains a dreaded ingredient: mushrooms. So you can keep it all. for. yourself. [Read more →]

January 3, 2014   4 Comments

A Delicious, Nutrient-Dense, Make-Ahead Snack: Spicy Tuna Cakes


These little guys are delicious, nutritious, easy to whip up and will keep in your fridge for several days. I have eaten them for breakfast, post-workout and snacks! What are they? Spicy tuna cakes via Nom Nom Paleo’s new cookbook. [Read more →]

December 19, 2013   2 Comments

Lebanese Seven Spices Seasoning

indian spices

When you’re eating a lot of lean protein, keeping things interesting is a challenge. Since becoming the chicken breast whisperer, I’ve been on a quest to liven things up, without salt. Sometimes, it’s hard to stay inspired and interested. [Read more →]

March 22, 2013   2 Comments

What I Eat


All this talk about metabolism and my new paradigm has lead more than a few of you to ask, “so . . . what ARE you eating, anyway?” Short answer is: a lot of lean protein and non-starchy vegetables. Like at most every meal. [Read more →]

March 18, 2013   4 Comments

Ground Turkey Breast, 3 Ways


Whether you’re low-carbing, dieting, or just trying to incorporate more healthy, home-cooked food into your diet, ground turkey breast can be a super-versatile addition to your repertoire. It’s unglamorous and pretty tasteless on its own, but it’s a blank slate for lots of flavor options and a great way to get a lean protein hit. Here are three ways I’ve been enjoying it lately. [Read more →]

March 13, 2013   2 Comments

Skillet Rosemary Chicken

chicken breasts

Well well well. It’s been a while, no? I have enjoyed my break from blogging, but I’ve also missed you guys in a way too. Striking a balance with blogging is hard – it’s the proverbial goldfish, or mushroom . . . will grow to fill whatever space you give it in your life. And if you happen to be a type-A overachiever who hates a half-way job like someone we know, well, then, you’re just sunk.

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March 4, 2013   6 Comments