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image link: chicken shawarma salad with a big old bowl of homemade hummus

Chicken Shawarma Salad

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One of my all-time favorite meals is a Mediterranean spread--a table full of hummus, baba ghanoush, tzatziki, tabbouleh, tahini sauce, the works! But even better than that is all of those luscious condiments atop a succulent shawarma. And it goes to the next level when I can enjoy all of that without the bread. Since most of us don't have a giant spit to roast meat in our kitchen, sometimes you gotta improvise. You may have tried my BBQ chicken shawarma. But here's one you can make indoors year-round, Read more [...]

TThis Paleo Butter Chicken is simple to make yet complex in flavor profile

Butter Chicken

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Indian food loaded with warm robust spices has been taking over my food fantasies lately. It must be the crisp Fall weather here in beautiful Western Australia, but I just can't seem to get enough curry into my life. And lucky for me, it's so easy to make delicious clean Indian food that's loaded with antioxidant and nutrient rich spices. If you need a super easy and quick meal that's full of flavor, this Paleo Butter Chicken is definitely the ticket. You can adjust the chili powder to suit anybody's Read more [...]

Roasted Cauliflower & Beet Salad

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Whether it's Spring or Fall in your part of the world, and just warming up or just cooling down, a great way to add depth, character, and a bit of warmth to your salads is with warm spices and roasted veggies. I just never get tired of fresh vibrant Mediterranean flavors in any season. Roasted cauliflower and beets bring beautiful color, while warm spices of cumin, turmeric, and cinnamon contrast brilliantly with creamy salty Feta cheese, fresh cilantro, lime juice, and slightly sweet and tangy Pomegranate Read more [...]

homemade crock pot chicken stock--all the health benefits of a good bone broth!

Heartwarming & Healing Chicken Soup

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Do you ever crave a giant bowl of chicken soup when you're not feeling well?! Yeah, me too! I think it's safe to say everyone has had that moment where it seems like nothing but a good hearty bowl of homemade chicken soup will cure you. It's amazing how intuitive our bodies are. Cravings are not just some mental hankering for a favorite food, but often, our cravings are our body's way of telling us something is out of balance in our diet or in our lifestyle. The reason we crave chicken soup when Read more [...]

beautiful colorful red lentils are the base of this vegan dal recipe

Pumpkin Red Lentil Dal

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Sometimes you get a serious craving for some curry--or is that just me? We had a bag of tomatoes from the farmer's market that weren't going to last much longer. It was time to cook them up and transform them into something new and tasty. And all I could think about at the moment was curry, so of course that meant my Aunt's to-die-for Tomato Fennel Chutney recipe. I also had been meaning to make her Pumpkin Dal, and the two just happen to go hand in hand like peanut butter and jelly! Believe me! Read more [...]

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