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  • Merguez Lamb Burgers

    Merguez Lamb Burgers

    Laden with aromatic Moroccan spices, these Merguez Lamb Burgers add exotic flavor to a weeknight supper or a fancy dinner party. I can’t honestly remember the first time I had merguez sausage, but I do know that ever since then, I have to order it any time I see it on a menu. The combination […]Continue Reading »
  • Why Salt is Good for You

    Why Salt is Good for You

    Did you ditch salt in your efforts to improve health? It’s time to reconsider that. Here are some of the reasons why salt is good for you. When someone decides they are going to start “eating healthy” they tend to ditch the typical diet villains–those foods that mainstream diet dogma has deemed “bad”– fat, sugar and […]Continue Reading »
  • Coffee Flour Cacao Fat Bombs

    Coffee Flour Cacao Fat Bombs

    Coffee flour, made from dried coffee fruit, is full of antioxidants and lends an earthy, tart flavor to these Coffee Flour Cacao Fat Bombs– the perfect low carb, high fat treat! Are you surprised to hear that coffee comes from a fruit? I suppose I knew that on some level, but since our focus is on that […]Continue Reading »
  • Paleo f(x) 2017 Recap & Top 5 Takeaways

    Paleo f(x) 2017 Recap & Top 5 Takeaways

    This year I was finally able to attend Paleo f(x), a three-day nutrition and health conference held in Austin, Texas. Read below for my Paleo f(x) 2017 recap and top five takeaways! It’s been a few days since I returned home after attending Paleo f(x) in Austin, Texas last weekend, and my brain is still swimming with […]Continue Reading »
  • Paleo Coconut Lime Pound Cake

    Paleo Coconut Lime Pound Cake

    A slice of this sweet & zesty paleo coconut lime pound cake is the perfect treat for Cinco de Mayo or summertime parties! Back in 2013, Cinco de Mayo fell on a Sunday, so my friends and I decided to hold a party the Saturday before, on May 4th. We kept calling it our “Cinco […]Continue Reading »
  • Paleo Maple Pecan Scones

    Paleo Maple Pecan Scones

    These grain free Paleo Maple Pecan Scones are as good as the real deal! Serve them at Easter brunch for a treat everyone will love! I used to work at a well-known gluten free bakery here in the Portland area. We made fantastic gluten free scones that were my end of the day take-home treat […]Continue Reading »
  • Instant Pot Asian Beef Short Ribs

    Instant Pot Asian Beef Short Ribs

    Instant Pot Asian Beef Short Ribs – tender, Asian-inspired short ribs in a matter of minutes thanks to the next best kitchen gadget, the Instant Pot! I’ve been trying to come up with something creative to say about these Instant Pot Asian Beef Short Ribs, but I’m too distracted by these photos, daydreaming of the next time […]Continue Reading »
  • Low Carb Shepherd’s Pie

    Low Carb Shepherd’s Pie

    Topped with pureed cauliflower rather than the traditional mashed potatoes, this savory low carb shepherd’s pie is the quintessential comfort food without all the carbs. When I was young, I didn’t know shepherd’s pie was made with lamb. I might not have eaten it had I known, since little lambs are so darn cute! All […]Continue Reading »
  • Paleo Irish Brown Bread

    Paleo Irish Brown Bread

    A grain-free version of traditional Irish soda bread, this Paleo Irish Brown Bread is hearty, slightly sweet, and perfect served alongside corned beef and cabbage for St. Patrick’s Day. Most people think of Irish soda bread as being sweet and currant-laden, but in all the time I’ve spent in Ireland, I’ve never eaten such a bread. […]Continue Reading »
  • Cherry Vanilla Swirl Brownies

    Cherry Vanilla Swirl Brownies

    Incredibly rich and fudgy and swirled with homemade jam, these Cherry Vanilla Swirl Brownies are the ultimate Valentine’s Day dessert. Make your true love fall in love all over again. “What should we do for Valentine’s Day?” I asked Matt a few days ago. “The usual,” he replied. “So stay in, make dinner and watch […]Continue Reading »

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