Paleo Egg Nog

I also dub this recipe “Christmas Protein Shake” and “Christmas flavored coffee creamer”. Ingredients 3 cans (13.6 oz) coconut milk 1 T vanilla extract lots and lots of nutmeg–about 1/4 of a ‘nut’, freshly grated 1/4 t ground cloves…

Meat Salads

Paleo Moroccan Chicken Salad

A riff on one of our favorite salads from California Pizza Kitchen. Ingredients For the Chicken 1 ½ lbs. chicken breasts, cut into chunks 2 t  paprika 1 t coriander 1 t cumin ½ t cinnamon ¼ t red…


Paleo Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate and cookies. What more can I say? Yield: About 2 Dozen Ingredients 1 c almond butter, freshly ground from the bulk section or homemade, but most definitely not jarred 1 egg 1/4 c cocoa powder 1/4 c chocolate…


Fried Egg Chorizo Burgers with Caramelized Onions

Visiting family and eating Health-Bent is always a tough situation. That’s why, most times, we just offer to cook. It a.) allows us to stay the course and b.) exposes our lovies to the way we eat. We made…


Turducken Meatloaf with Cherry Compote

If you’ve had a million roast turkeys, you’ll probably have a bazillion more… Ever heard of turducken? It’s a creole/cajun dish where an entire, de-boned chicken is stuffed into a de-boned duck which is then stuffed inside of a…


Chipotle, Orange, Maple Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes

Double baked equals double delicious. Sweet, spicy, salty and creamy all mixed up in one convenient, nutritional powerhouse. We are at a crossroads about dairy. We understand hard-core Paleo says “NO DAIRY”. Mark Sisson,  Kurt Harris, and many, many…


Baba Ganoush Turkey Meatballs with Eggplant and Fennel Marinara

Meatballs that are breadcrumb and gluten free, check. We know that’s possible. What about meatballs that don’t need almond flour? Cccchhheeccckkkkk. We were inspired by our love of lemon and mint to make these Greek flavored meatballs. The only…


Paleo Banana Bread (Chocolate Swirl, Optional)

This shouldn’t take more than 10 minutes to put together–and about half that much time to devour. Make sure your bananas are spotty,brown–if you don’t want to peel it and eat it, then it’s perfect for baking with. We…


Paleo Beef Lo Mein

We never have ordered take-out all that often, even before we started eating “Paleo”. So this recipe wasn’t inspired as an “ode to take out” so much as it was, “What the heck can I do with the vegetables…

Eggs Snacks

Smoked, Deviled Eggs

Salmon, capers, red onion and boiled egg, it’s a classic 80’s combo…like Salt N Pepa or Vanilla and Ice. We’ve been eating chopped egg and onion with lemon over smoked salmon for a while. Then it just clicked–do it…