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Chicken schnitzel, sweet potato gravy & flatbread

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!Maple Sweet Potato Gravy with chicken SChnitzel and Flatbread. My attempt to make chicken and waffles failed. We used an ancient waffle maker and it was a disaster. That’s why I turned around and bought this awesome waffle machine after […]

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Paleo burritos & perfectionism

ARE YOU A PERFECTIONIST? Attitude is just as important as ingredients in cooking. After all, we bring our personality to everything we do. And food is extremely emotional,¬† associated with memories, comfort and social bonds. You can make cooking a chore or use it as a vehicle to heal and grow. Perfectionism can drive us […]

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Paleo heaven at the Ancestral Health Summit

I’ve never attended a large scale Paleo gathering until last week’s the Ancestral Health Symposium at U.C. Berkeley. The purpose was to foster community, learn about the latest dietary and health info and celebrate grain-free food! I did all three and relive the highlight below. Community It was amazing to be surrounded by people as […]

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Yuca and banana waffles with tapioca substitution

If you’ve been following me for a little while you may have notice that I’ve gone Yuca(n) crazy. When I found out about yuca’s uncanny ability to mimic dough, it got me really excited. We Paleo folks don’t get to eat much doughy, bread-like stuff. To satisfy my random cravings for dinner rolls, waffles or […]

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Zucchini & nut “cheese” lasagna

Lasagna made with zucchini and NUTS: a dairy-free dish¬† That you can add dairy to I love it when Paleo dishes and vegan dishes intersect. You can serve this dish to serve to Paleo peeps and vegans/vegetarian alike with a little tweaking (just leave out the optional dairy and bacon). Because my vegan days are […]

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Mexican spiced lamb tacos

An easy Mexican meal. Lamb tacos in 4 steps This recipe is dedicated to my husband who is a great lover of Mexican food. Since going Paleo with me a year ago, he has stopped going out for burritos. San Francisco has some of the finest Mexican food in the country, but luckily he doesn’t […]

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Paleo falafel

Who NEEDS CHICKPEAS? CaULIFLOWER and NUT FalAFel Falafel is a middle eastern food made from deep fried chickpeas. The best falafel I ever had was many years ago in Israel. I made my first attempt at Paleo falafel while my husband was on a two week trip to Israel, visiting family. While he ate his […]

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Eggplant caviar & Russian babaganoush

Don’t WORRY Eggplant caviar IS fish eggs FREE I assume this eggplant dish gets it’s name from the tiny eggplant seeds that look caviar. It’s a very popular Russian/Ukrainian appetizer served on special occasions. It was one my favorite things about attending family gatherings as a kid. I didn’t make this dish because there was […]

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Thought ice cream was off limits?

DaIry Free Mint Chip Ice Cream Ice cream is a summer time pleasure that brings back memories of childhood fun. And it’s so refreshing when it’s hot out. Even if you can’t eat dairy or refined sugar, doesn’t mean you should feel left out. Deprivation is depressing. I avoid that feeling at all costs. Because […]

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