Paleo

Roasted Shrimp with Broccoli and Cherry Tomatoes – One Pan

Roasted Shrimp with Broccoli and Cherry Tomatoes – One Pan

This aromatic and beautiful one-pan roasted shrimp with broccoli and cherry tomatoes (well, two-pan, if you count cooking the quinoa or rice) will take you less than 30 minutes to prepare. Once you’ve cleaned the shrimp and prepped the vegetables, you’ll have just enough time […]

Coconut Milk Garden Chive Quinoa – 4-ingredient

Coconut Milk Garden Chive Quinoa – 4-ingredient

Add coconut milk, quinoa and lime juice to a small sauce pan. Bring to a boil, cover and reduce to simmer for 12 – 15 minutes until all the liquid has been absorbed. Remove from the heat stir and let stand until cool. Stir in […]

Hawaii-style “huli-huli” chicken thighs

Hawaii-style “huli-huli” chicken thighs

This is my easy and savory take on huli-huli chicken. It’s really all about the sauce, a Hawaii version of teriyaki with garlic, ginger, and soy sauce. Just in time for July 4 picnics or any potluck or home dinner, and perfect with my Hawaii […]

Beef barbacoa taco sliders with avocado lime dressing

Beef barbacoa taco sliders with avocado lime dressing

This recipe for beef barbacoa taco sliders with avocado lime dressing cooks up slow and tender, and forms the flavor base for some of the best taco sliders I’ve eaten. I use a flavor assist: a delicious slow-cook sauce from Frontera Foods. Toss in a […]

Creamy Avocado-Lime Guac Dressing

Creamy Avocado-Lime Guac Dressing

I love drizzles on food! They promise little pops of flavor, not to mention color, and this creamy avocado-lime guac dressing does not disappoint. It gives tacos and nachos a restaurant-made look and taste. And no dairy in this one!  This avocado-lime guac dressing contains […]

Apple Blueberry Crisp – Paleo and Gluten-Free

Apple Blueberry Crisp – Paleo and Gluten-Free

This apple-blueberry almond crisp is a delicious combination of my favorite fruits, nuts and spices. It’s gently sweetened with maple syrup so that the tartness of the fruit shines through. Pretty enough to take to a potluck and simple enough to make for yourself.  A […]

Veracruz Style Steelhead or Salmon

Veracruz Style Steelhead or Salmon

Veracruz-style steelhead trout’s mild butteriness combines beautifully with this tomato-based, slightly tart, slightly sweet and spicy sauce. Magical ingredients like pickled Jalapeños and green olives flavor the fish and combine with tomatoes for a beautiful color pop. Veracruz-style steelhead is great for company because it […]

Easy Baked Garlic-Fennel-Rosemary Chicken

Easy Baked Garlic-Fennel-Rosemary Chicken

This Garlic-Fennel-Rosemary Chicken will make you fall in love with fennel, rosemary, and garlic! This topping gives a perfect Mediterranean flavor and light crunch to chicken breasts, while keeping them moist during baking.  My husband said this was the best chicken I’d ever made! It’s […]

Sweet Potato Sausage Broccoli Breakfast Bake

Sweet Potato Sausage Broccoli Breakfast Bake

This Sweet Potato Sausage Broccoli Breakfast Bake is the perfect make-ahead meal for a Mother’s Day brunch. It’s a mouthwatering combination of sausage, sweet potatoes, broccoli, onions, and eggs. Gluten- and-dairy-free! Cooking Tips You’ll chop, saute and assemble the dish the night before. I like […]

Roasted Beets and Rutabagas

Roasted Beets and Rutabagas

These Roasted Beets and Rutabagas are colorful, full of flavor and easy to prepare. Both caramelize in roasting, and the beets take on that slightly smoky tartness unique to them. The rutabagas lose much of their strong, rooty flavor and become sweet and savory. Great […]