Holy Cow – People are Listening!!

I am feeling optimistic, I feel as if People Are Listening!!  I can go into Raley’s, Trader Joe’s, and now Costco and find various offerings of grass fed beef, free range bison, and free range organic chicken!  I no longer feel like an underground cult member, looking and longing for my next fix of beef […]

A Cool New Blog, and a Cooking Demo – Albondigas Soup!!

As you all know we are raising a paleo family; ultimately hoping to avoid disease and most importantly wanting to pass the gift of health and longevity down to the most important people in out lives, our children.  Parenting is the hardest job one will ever have, and yet, parents work hard to do what […]

Better Butter Chicken…..

We are big fans of Indian cuisine, but I will admit, I have always been a bit frightened of trying to make any of our favorite dishes.  The flavors of India are pretty complex, and a lot can go into making a dish just right and I simply don’t have that kind of time.  Well, […]

Ratatouille!!

Yes, this meal was Disney inspired…  Ratatouille was playing on TV a few weeks ago and my 6 year old asked me if WE could ever make Ratatouille. Now to get off track a bit, I must mention that I recently signed up with a local farmers cooperative here in Chico called GRUB. Every Wednesday […]

Chicken Paleo Piccata…

Chicken Piccata is simple and succulent but typically this dish calls for the chicken to be dredged in flour before being tossed into the frying pan.  I decided to try to make this dish without, of course, the usual flour dredging and I dressed it up with some savory garlic and green onions in addition […]

Steak, Sauce and other stuff…

Sometimes when life won’t settle down, it’s important to etch out time for things that nurture us.  For me, my sanctuary is time spent with my husband, and as much as I love my kids and the hours spent caring for them, I equally love alone time with John – and I need it to […]