Category Archives: Recipes

Stealthy Zucchini Brownies

Here is another delicious recipe for camouflaged zucchini – again in baked goods, although a sweeter version this time! Adding zucchini to brownies works surprisingly well because of the moisture (or gooey factor) that it provides – just be sure … Continue reading

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Herbed, Oranged, and Roasted Chicken

Yes, I did just make ‘orange’ into a verb. This is a very yummy way to prepare a whole chicken – I love the interplay of fresh citrus flavors and herbs. The crispy roasted skin was so amazing I absolutely … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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