Jul 202014
AIP Paleo Roasted Root Vegetables (Vegan Option)

This recipe for roasted root vegetables is yummy, and pretty to look at, and is Paleo and AIP friendly (“AIP” stands for “Auto Immune Protocol,” a set of standards for eating non-irritating foods as a method of treating auto-immune diseases).  It’s also a great go-to recipe for using up root vegetables that are hanging around [...]

Jul 132014
Paleo Weekly Meal Plan- July Week 3

I don’t post weekly meal plans because I think that our meals are particularly impressive (they aren’t, hate to admit it), or creative (not really, eek).  For me, it’s a matter of giving an example of how a fairly ordinary (now Paleo) family plans out their week of meals.  I’ve always been a big proponent [...]

Jul 122014
Paleo Green Beans with Dill

This is a hearty and satisfying way to enjoy fresh green beans.  It’s especially helpful for tenderizing broader, tougher heirloom variety green beans that show up at the farmer’s markets and in CSA farm boxes.  This recipe was inspired by a recipe in the Joy of Cooking by Irma Rombauer and Ethan Becker- a fabulous [...]

Jul 082014
Free Green Smoothie Kindle eBook

Green Smoothie Recipes For Weight Loss and Detox by Jenny Allan is free right now on Amazon.  This is definitely one that I’m going to try, because we’ve been getting more into smoothies lately. It’s an Amazon Kindle ebook, but even if you don’t own a Kindle you can still enjoy it by downloading it to your computer (PC [...]

Jul 062014
Paleo Weekly Meal Plan- July Week 2

I hope I’m not freaking out those of you who aren’t on a Paleo-style eating plan- I’m not trying to convert anyone to eating like us, I’m just sharing what we do in the event that there are good tips you can take away from it, regardless of diet.  The mechanics of meal planning are [...]

Jul 052014

Oooh ooh ooh I have another smoothie recipe for you! This one tastes like a creamy, luscious banana milkshake even though it’s non-dairy and even has a cup of spinach thrown in.  I got the idea for this smoothie from the recipes by Artisana Nut Butters- they have a smoothie made with walnut butter that is [...]