I hope everyone is taking the time to notice just how many things there are to be thankful for in their lives today...why wait until next week?! For a Primal or Paleo Thanksgiving, check out some of these simple delicious recipes to pair with your turkey! Lots of gratitude to all of the wonderful supportive people in my life, and also to all those readers I don't know who give me something to blog about!
1. Start Turkey Day off with a Salad--just make sure there's lots of goodies in it!
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It's almost time for Turkey Day!!! But I got to celebrate a little early this year. 🙂 My friend Candy hosted a Wild Turkey night this past Saturday with a potluck Thanksgiving dinner and a whiskey tasting all in one! It was the perfect Fall celebration with friends. Many of my closest friends here in LA, well I consider them my LA family, and people I had never met were both there. This is my favorite way to celebrate Thanskgiving! There's nothing like meeting new people and welcoming them Read more [...]
I am a giant fan of celebrating Halloween but being out of town last weekend and just being too busy overall I just couldn't find the time to make a costume this year, and the thought of going down to the West Hollywood parade just exhausted me. I couldn't think of a better way to spend Hollow's Eve than baking a Paleo Pumpkin Cake and enjoying some delicious Shipyard Pumpkinhead beer (not so Paleo but hey I gotta live a little!). It was just what I needed and this Paleo Pumkin Cake turned out to Read more [...]
In dreaming about nearing holiday celebrations, particularly, a Thanksgiving feast, I got a serious craving for sweet potatoes! While sweet potatoes are a veggie that is definitely higher on the glycemic index, they have tons of vitamins and nutrients that still make it a viable Primal or Paleo option, particularly for those who are consistently physically active. For more information on the health benefits and varieties, visit this post on Mark's Daily Apple. I'm with Mark, if you can find the Read more [...]
As you know, I LOVE FALL FLAVORS! This year, I had my second annual Fall Dinner Party, this time complete with a Fall-themed beer pairing and tasting. I slimmed it down to three courses this time since we also were drinking some heavy beers. So check out the Menu:
Fall Harvest Salad paired with my brother's home-brewed Autumn Apple Ale
Butternut Squash Ravioli in Sage Brown Butter Sauce paired with Epic Brewery's Pumpkin Porter
Marsala Roasted Brisket with Carmalized Onions and Cremini Mushrooms Read more [...]