Chicken, Avocado, Egg and Sweet Potato Salad

This is a true mash up for a salad.  When you have a loved one that requires a special diet of soft food, necessity comes into play.  I needed a protein packed meal that was mayonnaise based for ease of swallowing and was in the clean eating diet style.  My dad eats clean and during … Continue reading Chicken, Avocado, Egg and Sweet Potato Salad

Sweet Potato Brunch Casserole

I love how simple and complex this recipe is. Bacon, onion, sweet potatoes are my trifecta, go-to breakfast food.  Finding ways to freshen up the combination is always a challenge.  Primal Palate makes this breakfast blend that is sooooo good.  Cinnamon and slightly herbal flavor compliments this casserole well. Honestly, you really don't even need … Continue reading Sweet Potato Brunch Casserole

Flavors of Summer Skillet

A funny story about how this recipe came about. I was trying to figure out a cover for my upcoming cookbook.  And was not really that excited about my previous pictures.  I needed a statement back cover to compliment the front cover.  I knew what I wanted by just couldn't get the right shot.  So, … Continue reading Flavors of Summer Skillet

Fruit Syrup/Sauce

  Fruit Syrup/Sauce This is a sauce always in the refrigerator. It is essentially a thick soup jelly like sauce. In less than 15 minutes you have an all-in-once pancake and waffle sauce. I have been known to freeze it in ice cube trays with Popsicle sticks for a sweet summer treat. 2-3 cups blueberries, … Continue reading Fruit Syrup/Sauce

The Basics: Butter Chicken

  The Basics: Butter chicken I use this recipe for the base of most of my chicken salads or when the recipe calls for pre-cooked chicken that you need quickly and there is none on hand. 1 teaspoon olive oil3 tablespoons butter or ghee1 package chicken thighs, breasts or tenders Melt butter and oil in … Continue reading The Basics: Butter Chicken

Pseudo-Szechuan Skillet

  Pseudo-Szechuan Skillet Jalapeno heat + chipotle powder+ honey= don't plan on leftovers 1/2 pound pork belly (thin sliced)1/2 pound turkey (ground)3 tablespoons garlic (crushed or minced, separated)1/4 pound asparagus (½ inch diameter or less, cut into approximately 2 inches or less)1/2 yellow or orange pepper (diced)2 whole jalapeno (diced)1/4 cup chicken bone broth1 teaspoon … Continue reading Pseudo-Szechuan Skillet

White Sweet Potato with Parsley and Garlic

link for meatball recipe: Ultimate burgers White Sweet Potato Skillet with Parsley and Garlic 1/4 pound asparagus (cut into 1 inch sections)1 whole white sweet potato (diced)1 whole yellow or orange bell pepper (diced)1 recipe Ultimate Burger recipe (made into meatballs)3 tablespoons butter/ghee (separated)1 cup chicken broth1/4 cup fresh parsley (chopped)1.5 tablespoon garlic (minced)salt and pepper … Continue reading White Sweet Potato with Parsley and Garlic

Fruit Pizza

Click here for the Fall Dip All the flavors of fall in this creamy dip Fruit Pizza 1 package Bob's Red Mill Paleo Flour1 jar Fall Dip (follow link)1 whole apples, peaches, strawberries, pears, cherries, blueberries, mandarin oranges (fresh and sliced to desired size) Make Bob’s Red Mill Paleo Flour pancake recipe on side of the … Continue reading Fruit Pizza

Quick Spaghetti and Meatballs

  Click here for Ultimate Burger Recipe Ultimate burgers Quick Spaghetti and Meatballs recipe Ultimate Burger recipe, formed into meatballs, pre-made and cooked 1 can 14.5 diced tomatoes1 can 8 ounce, tomato sauce1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar1 tablespoon garlic (crushed)1/4 cup fresh basil (coarse chopped)salt to taste 1. In a medium to … Continue reading Quick Spaghetti and Meatballs

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Onions

So simple and so tasty. Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Onions 0.5 whole onion, any color (diced)1 tablespoon sesame oil (to toss sprouts with before cooking)1 teaspoon sesame oil (to drizzle over top before serving)1 tablespoon caraway seed1 pound Brussels sprout (cut length wise)sea salt and pepper to taste Put into oven and cook for 15 … Continue reading Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Onions