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 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 112014
 
Good Reads- Ways to Save Gas Money, and more

Kiplinger (a personal finance magazine) recently posted 5 ways to save on gas money- one of them was a surprise to me: that there are certain times of day when gas is cheaper. Speaking of saving money, if you’re having a hard time talking to your spouse about money issues, check out The Simple Dollar’s [...]

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 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 [...]

Jun 252014
 
Vegan Paleo Berry Smoothie

For the past three months we’ve been eating a Paleo diet, which is a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, nuts, meat and fish.  Notably absent would be grains, legumes (beans), and dairy.  One of the hardest transitions for us to make was breakfast- we’ve always been very traditionally American with our breakfast choices, so [...]