Chai Glazed Crispy Chicken Wings & Cucumber Ranch – Paleo, AIP

That first crunchy, chewy, tender, juicy, meaty bite of a perfectly-cooked chicken wing sure is the best. Or is it the last bite when your fingers, face, plate, napkin and everything else is coated in a sticky, tangy, sweet, aromatically spiced sauce and you get to lick it all off with a greedy pleasure?

Chayote Cucumber Sausage Hash – Paleo, Keto, AIP, Whole 30

Anyone else a huge diner food foodie? I’m a fan of fancy French and Japanese delicacies, all tidy and decorated and haute-couture styled, don’t get me wrong. But on the day to day, its nice to enjoy a big bowl of messily thrown-together grub. Enter the heap of hash. Meat, vegetables, spices…and if you want…

Chicken Biryani – Paleo, Whole 30, Keto, AIP

Biryani (also known as biriyani or biriani) is a traditional Indian dish that consists of curry powder, veggies, meat, egg, yogurt, dried fruits and rice. Its a recipe that is easily customized to a Paleo lifestyle by slightly altering some of the ingredients. *For AIP, Whole 30 and Keto: Follow the specially noted directions in the…

Homemade Uncured Bacon – AIP, Paleo, Whole 30

Do you love Paleo and Whole 30 bacon? Meeeeee too! Do you love it’s price? Me neither! I’ve seen truly all-natural, pastured raised, honey sweetened, celery-cured bacon sell in the price range upwards of $14/lb. Now, if I only nibbled on a few bacon bits every once in a Sunday, that would be feasible.  But,…

Georgia Peach Skillet Chicken – AIP, Paleo, Whole 30

Well ain’t she a peach? (The chicken, that is.) A good seventeen years ago, a good friend of mine introduced me to a little culinary delight known as “Apricot Chicken.” Basically, you mix a jar of sugary apricot jelly with a bottle of Russian or French dressing, stir in a packet of dehydrated onion soup…

Surf & Turf Scampi Lettuce Cups – AIP, Low-FODMAP

(9/24 ***I’m currently having issues with my recipe cards. I promise I’ll have that up as soon as the program is up and running again!***) Shrimp Scampi and Garlic Steak. Who says they only need to go with a baked tater and a house salad? Let’s combine the two succulent proteins, and pile them high…

Tigernut Milk – Homemade, AIP, Paleo

Today’s recipe focuses on the sweet and deliciously creamy milk that can be made from the miniature tuber, the tigernut.   The mild flavored creamy concoction, can be drank all by its lonesome, or used in place of dairy milk or nut milks in your favorite recipes.  I intend to make a delicious custard with…

DIY Additive-free Monk Fruit Liquid Sweetener – Paleo, Keto, Low carb

Monk fruit, also known as Luo Han Guo, is a miraculous fruit hailing from China.  Named after the Buddhist monks who cultivated it, it is treasured for its super sweet flavor and potential health benefits.  Its calorie-free sweetness is appreciated by some in the paleo community, as well as in diets that reduce sugar such…

Safflower Petal Chicken – AIP, Paleo, Whole 30

Safflower petals are a delicately floral and mildly earthy tasting gem of a seasoning that I keep around for those days when I need to give my taste buds a little jump start away from the ordinary.  Safflower, aka Azafran and even Poor Man’s Saffron, is a “spice” made up of bajillions of dainty little thistle-like petals. It…

Raw & Easy Paleo Pickles – AIP, Low-FODMAP, Non-Fermented

(Guess what? Prepping this batch of pickles to brine will take less time than it will take you to read this post. Pinky swear!) These pickles are definitely a staple in my kitchen.  Their crunchy scrumptiousness makes for a great relish to put in tuna salad or deviled egg salad when whizzed up in a mini…