Tag Archives: Paleo

image link: what could be more nutritious than a bowl of bone broth packed with nutrient-dense veggies and chicken?

Build-Your-Own Chicken Pho

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  Who knew pho could be so easy to make at home?! Pho is the perfect Winter dish, whether you're trying to get over a cold, wondering how to eat more hot veggies, or it's so cold outside the only thing to do is invite your friends over for a build-your-own pho party followed by a snuggle session near the fire. My favorite part about this dish is that everyone can make it their own. Simply choose your favorite veggies and garnishes and let everyone build their own bowl. After all, food Read more [...]

image link: Paleo Pumpkin Bread is delicious all in its own, but then dark chocolate chips add so much decadence!

Paleo Pumpkin Bread (with chocolate chips!)

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  Who says pumpkin is just for Fall?! So I may have stretched this year's Paleo Pumpkin Spice season a little long, but I had to make up for missing last year. And in my opinion, there can never be too much pumpkin! This Paleo Pumpkin Bread recipe is a great treat to make just for having around the house. There's nothing fancy about it, but each slice feels like you are seriously spoiling yourself. While the dark chocolate chips make it pretty decadent, its not very sweet compared to Read more [...]

image link: A homemade version of Trader Joe's broccoli and kale salad with sweet and spicy dressing

Trader Joe’s Broccoli Slaw and Kale Salad

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  If you're like the majority of middle class Los Angeles, you practically live off of Trader Joe's prepared salads and meals. While I am a big fan of Trader Joe's, I don't love prepared meals from most grocery stores. Simply because nearly all of them contain preservatives to keep them on the shelf for longer, and often times, artificial flavors and colors to achieve the desired taste and look in a food that sits on the shelf for days, maybe even weeks. But don't fret--I have just Read more [...]

image link: coconut bacon. It's still got that beautiful caramel hue and smoky aroma, but there's no meat involved!

Coconut Vegan Bacon

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  Looks like I'm back on my breakfast kick! Well actually, my favorite use for this sinfully smoky and crunchy, yet meatless, bacon is on top of my favorite soup or salad! With the help of liquid smoke, you can make just about anything taste like bacon. Lucky for all those vegans and vegetarians out there who love that undeniable savory smoky smell of bacon sizzling in a pan, this easy recipe makes plant-based bacon as easy as pie. The coconut flakes take on that beautiful caramel hue, Read more [...]

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 [...]

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