Monthly Archives: August 2011

Canning Peach Salsa – Or Is It Salza?

Fall must be just around the corner, because I have do lots of peaches, the garden is producing massive quantities of tomatoes, and consequently I have had to bring my canning supplies in from the garage and put them to … Continue reading

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Kapusta! Eastern European Cabbage and Sausage

When I first moved to Russia, I was not impressed with the food. It was mostly white and bland, all meals relied heavily on starches, there were few vegetables and little meat, and what meat there was often came in … Continue reading

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Sweet Sunrise Carrot Muffins

This is a great, simple, grain-, dairy-, and sweetener-free recipe that takes advantage of the naturally sweet flavors of carrot and banana. I love the vibrant orange color of carrots and pastured eggs yolks in the morning. Pair these carrot … Continue reading

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Kohlrabi Fritters

We have a lot of kohlrabi in the garden, so I dreamt up this side dish, my own take on zucchini fritters. It was a tasty and filling addition to a steak dinner – the bulk of the kohlrabi is … Continue reading

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31-Week Pregnancy Update and Belly Picture

I have been terribly lax in posting pregnancy updates lately! I guess that I got a little too busy with work and all of my summer activities. Here I am at 31 weeks, and the time is simply flying by! … Continue reading

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Cherry-Date Ice Cream – No Dairy or Added Sweeteners

I just cannot get enough paleo ice cream! Even after a whole week of ice cream posts, I am still dreaming up new recipes. Blame it on the hot summer weather. This time around, I was inspired by the cherry … Continue reading

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Fitness Friday for August 11

It has been another busy week in the fitness department, and I am not showing any signs of slowing down, even as I am approaching 31 weeks pregnant. In addition to my workouts I am also spending a lot of … Continue reading

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Paleo Hamburger Helper

This paleo-fied version is pretty much just as easy as Hamburger Helper, and a whole lot healthier, too. No mystery foods, and plenty of good fats. And real, fresh veggies, too! I absolutely love the warmth and spice that the … Continue reading

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Packing a Paleo Lunch

In speaking with the participants of our newly-begun paleo challenge, I am reminded that one of the major ways in which a person can set himself up for success when attempting such a major lifestyle change is to plan ahead … Continue reading

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Zucchini Boats Stuffed with Ground Beef

The garden is starting to give us some delicious produce! In addition to the early turnips, we now have lots of zucchini and tomatoes of all shapes and sizes that are ready for picking. I decided to get creative the … Continue reading

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