You may already know about my truffle obsession. If not, check out my truffle ravioli or truffle quinoa! And this, ladies and gentleman, is my Primal version of a truffle Alfredo. It starts with a traditional bechamel sauce using unsweetened coconut milk, an almond-meal based roux, and delicious Italian truffle cheese from Trader Joes (which you can also find at Whole Foods and other specialty stores). I added cauliflower purée to thicken the cheese sauce and sneak all those extra vitamins and Read more [...]
You guys will never believe it BUT you can make Paleo Pasta right at home!!! My brother found this wonderful recipe on the Paleo Cupboard. Amy, you are a Paleo GENIUS!! (Must be in the name ;)). The pasta dough is made from a combination of almond meal, tapioca flour and arrow root powder, so don't be fooled, it definitely still has a lot carbs if you're focused on losing weight or maintaining body composition, but it is gluten and grain free and completely hand-made for those days you Read more [...]
I still remember when my dad first saw an idea for this recipe from Mario Batali on the Food Network many years ago. He always gets so excited about new recipes, especially pasta--must be where I get it from! I have been in love with this dish ever since he first made his much more exciting version of it, and have adapted it into my own over the years. It is a great comforting hearty dish for a winter day, one where you are cheating and eating pasta of course. I think this sauce could also be could Read more [...]
A friend of mine had been asking me to make ravioli for her, and I couldn't stop thinking about dishes with black truffles, so I decided to create a black truffle cheese ravioli. I didn't have time to wait for a jar of black truffles to come in the mail and couldn't find them at any of my local gourmet food stores, so I settled for truffle cheese and black truffle salt I had in the pantry (I loved sprinkling it on popcorn with Pecorino cheese before my Primal days). The ravioli definitely had a truffle Read more [...]
I have so many recipes to share from the holidays which I thought I would be blogging over my vacation, yet I found myself busier than expected. But 2013 is here and I am back to blogging and back to eating primal! I had more than my share of Christmas cookies and pasta over the last couple weeks--it feels great to be grain free again!
Keeping the holiday spirit going, I'd like to share this recipe with you. And although I'm including the homemade pasta, this bolognese sauce goes great with roasted Read more [...]