Fig Zucchini Pasta with Hemp Seed Crumble

Figs are now in season!!  I’ve found them at farmers markets and at Whole Foods (get organic if you can).  Fig season is early August through October, peaking around Labor Day.  They taste AMAZING and are so good for you (and your sex life). Health benefits of figs: Great source of fiber to help digestive […]

“Paleo” Cupcakes

As Paleo has gone more mainstream, tons of “paleo” baked goods and dessert recipes and cook books have proliferated the internet.  Just like their mainstream counterparts, eating lots of sweets and desserts is unlikely to improve your health, especially reaching weight loss goals.  And we all know too much sugar is not a good thing, […]

Another Quick Skillet

Keeping grass fed ground beef in the freezer means dinner is only a fast thaw away.  Quick skillet dinners are a go to for me when time is short and planning ahead hasn’t happened.  Here’s another version I recently enjoyed for dinner.  True to form, I heated some in a skillet with coconut ghee the […]

A Better Guacamole “Chip”

We love guacamole and avocados are fantastic brain food!  Tortilla chips are generally a thing of the past for us since they are made with either flour or corn tortillas, although we will occasionally indulge in corn chips.  Afterwards though I find I often need a nap… Recently we found a fantastic substitute while dining […]

Hearts of Palm Salad

My sister in law made a huge bowl of this salad recently for a family gathering and it was so good I got the recipe.  A perfect summer salad with avocado, lime juice and cilantro providing guacamole style flavor and it’s still good the next day if it lasts that long. She used a Weight […]

Quick Tuna Avocado Salad

I love having tuna salad for lunch, particularly Well Fed Tuna Salad with its chopped apple and pecans.  When the paleo mayo jar is empty, I can usually whip some up in a hurry,  but today I was out of lemons.  I did have limes and could have made lime mayo, but did something even […]

Flank Steak, Avocado Kale Salad and Bacon Wrapped Asparagus

Two more great recipes from Paleo Cooking from Elana’s Pantry!  We love flank steak and we love it even more with Elana’s Marinated Flank Steak recipe.  As my son and husband were putting it on the grill my son asked, “This is the same marinade as last time, right Mom?”  Implication being, this is THE […]