Monthly Archives: August 2011

4-Ingredient Savory Paleo Zucchini Muffins

I was inspired to create a zucchini muffin recipe because I have been struggling to use up the growing pile of summer squash sitting in my kitchen. I have already made zucchini cakes and zucchini boats, but I was looking … Continue reading

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Paleo Egg Foo Yung

This dish is a great way to use up any leftover meat that you might have hanging around in your fridge – chicken, shrimp, pork, beef – all of it works. It is also a great way to beat egg … Continue reading

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No-Brainer Paleo Monday: Taco Salad

Everybody needs simple go-to meals when they are too busy or tired to think about cooking dinner. As paleo cooks, however, we cannot reach for the all-too-common spaghetti noodles, grilled cheese sandwiches, frozen chicken nuggets, or Hamburger Helper (unless of … Continue reading

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Fitness Friday for 26 August

I said I was going to, and I finally did cut down to five workouts per week! I took a whole two rest days. I am still walking the dog a lot though – over five hours again this week. … Continue reading

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32-Week Update and Baby Shower!

On Saturday I reached the 32-week mark in my pregnancy, and I had an all-around wonderful weekend with Nick and his extended family. Nick’s family lives in the Chicago area, about a two-hour drive from our home, and we do … Continue reading

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Zucchini Cakes, Fresh From the Garden

Having trouble using up all of that zucchini from the garden? Me too. Year after year, the zucchini plants always seem to overproduce, and I am left with piles of nourishing produce sitting on the kitchen counter that I do … Continue reading

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Pork, Sausage, Spinach, and Onion Pinwheel

This dish wins major points for presentation, as well as for meaty goodness. It is a great main course for when company comes over; it can serve quite a few hungry guests, and even though it looks impressive, the preparation … Continue reading

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Garden-Fresh Breakfast: Sausage, Apple, and Brussels Sprouts

This dish is so simple that I hesitate even to call it a ‘recipe,’ but it is so tasty and such a perfect way to use up some of that garden produce – simply too good not to share! So … Continue reading

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Banana Nut Muffins

These were an amazingly successful experiment in my house – Nick finished the whole batch in less than 24 hours! They are a delicious, hearty muffin that can fill me up quite easily. (I had one to sample, which was … Continue reading

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Fitness Friday for August 19

Less than two months from my due date, and I am still going strong, and still beating my pre-pregnant workout times! I am feeling strong and energetic, and enjoying being active. I am also enjoying walking with Dakota in this … Continue reading

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