Eating out and a side dish recipe…

Sharing a Coconut

As a general rule, our family does not eat out during the week.  Establishing this family “rule” has helped in many ways.  We save money, we spend more time together at the table than time at a busy restaurant waiting for a table, and we eat healthier.  On the weekends we will sometimes eat out […]

Persimmon Love…

Persimmon Love

First, I am so excited and thrilled that the Everyday Paleo book is nearing completion and I want to thank you all for your continued support and for your kind comments! Your feedback continues to motivate and encourage me to keep this think going.  Thank you so much! Now – FOOD!

Thanksgiving Recipes and Everyday Paleo Pumpkin Pie Cooking Demo!

My family all pitched in yesterday and we created an amazing holiday feast. We ate a lot, laughed a lot, and stayed up way too late on a school night; but it was well worth it. We even managed to throw together a cooking demo for my Everyday Paleo Pumpkin Pie which we all had […]

It can be this easy

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After finally completing the recipe section for my book, which included cooking and photographing over 100 recipes in 3 weeks, I’m kind of tired of cooking….  But – we still have to eat, so tonight I made the simplest dinner that I could eek out and in fact it was so easy, it shouldn’t have […]

Southern Style Collard Greens

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This week in my CSA box from the farm co-op I belong to I received a TON (well about 2 lbs actually) of collard greens.  I also happened to have a giant ham hock in my freezer – the last remaining piece of the recent 1/2 a hog that we purchased from our favorite local […]

Cooking Demo – Name That Recipe!! (Ground Lamb and Pumpkin)

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In this demo I made ground lamb and pressure cooked pumpkin.  I could not come up with a name for this dish so if any of you have suggestions, post your recipe name ideas to comments and I’ll let my boys pick the winner!

Puerto Rican Beef

I was raised by a health nut, foodie mother who was as adventurous in life as she was in the kitchen.  My mom spent several summers in Mexico learning to speak Spanish, and coincidentally helped to fuel my love for the flavors!  Years later, I marry John – who’s father comes from Spanish decent and […]