Mongolian Beef

A little sticky.  A little sweet and salty.  Lots of crispy beefiness.  When served over your favorite type of riced vegetable, this Mongolian Beef makes a taste bud wanna sing. Traditionally this dish is served as a sticky, spicy and mildly sweet main course with beef and lots of bulb onion.  I’ve made this easier…

Cassava Flour Chicken Nuggets

For little kids, big kids, and cool kids alike, chicken nuggets are one of those meals that will quickly bring about a burst of giddiness.  I mean, who can resist a juicy, meaty bite of crisped and salty awesomeness?  Especially when its dipped in ranch or ketchup…or even just some honey? (My personal fave.) These…

Italian Turkey Eggplant Rolls

Craving Lasagna but don’t want the carbs or dairy? These Italian Eggplant Rolls will totally fix that! Tender eggplant “noodles” layered and wrapped with seasoned ground turkey, then baked with sweet and tangy marinara. Definitely a pleaser for any Mediterranean foodie. Every time I make a client or a friend a dish with eggplant in…

Instant Pot Smoky Mocha Chili

Smoked tea leaves.  Coffee.  Chocolate.  Roast beef.   Those ingredients inspired my brain for this Paleo Smoky Mocha Chili when Hunni mentioned there was gonna be a chili cook off at the club house of our new apartments.  Then I thought, “What a great way to meet our new neighbors!” (And a great way to show…

Cajun Red “Beans & Rice”

Hoo eeee!  This Paleo Cajun Red Beans and Rice dish is a spicy one.  Of course, you could tone down the heat if you need to.  For AIP, be sure to follow the instructions in red. To make this Creole favorite grain-free, I’ve replaced the white rice usually called for with the good ol’ Paleo…

Italian Meatballs Buddha Bowl – Whole 30, AIP

Please see red notes in the recipe to make this meal AIP compliant. Being a huge fan of NOT washing up a zillion dirtied dishes after preparing a meal, this clean eating Italian Meatballs Buddha Bowl is right up my alley.  It’s a zesty one-pan-wonder, and a quick one at that.  This meal is ready…

Instant Pot Comfort Chicken Noodles – AIP, Whole 30

I would like to thank Chef Derek Graham for the inspiration for these Comfort Chicken Noodles.  Like, DUDE.  His dish is one of my favorite meals of all time.  The kind where you could just eat bowl after bowl and feel your thighs telling you they don’t care either ’cause its just So. Darn. Good….

35-Minute Cashew Milk – Whole 30, Paleo

Ingredients you will find in this homemade, creamy, flavor-neutral, versatile cashew milk: *Cashews *Water Ingredients you will NOT find in this homemade cashew milk (but that you may likely find in store-bought cashew milks):

Instant Pot Creamy Artichoke Chicken Stew – Whole 30, AIP

During your non-Paleo days, did you ever greedily scarf massive amounts of that creamy spinach-artichoke dip with a huge serving (or four) of tortillas chips? Yeah…me neither…*wink* This Creamy Artichoke Chicken Stew is a much more nutrient dense and digestible version, and can be made almost as quickly as that old favorite appeteaser of ours…

Homemade Uncured Deli Chicken – AIP, Whole 30, Keto

Even at Costco, organic and uncured deli chicken or turkey breast meat with zero refined sugars is going to set you back around $10/lb…or more!  It can be far more frugal to make your own at home, and with such an easy process, you may never go back to store-bought lunch meats again.  (I haven’t…