My Holiday Ramblings and Our Christmas Menu

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Wow, I can’t believe it’s almost here.  Christmas again.  I really do love the holidays but  I always find myself feeling nostalgic and a bit emotional as we head towards the 25th of December.  I miss the simplicity of how it used to be when I was little; when my mom was still with us […]

“Spaghetti” in Creamy Tomato Sauce

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We had such an awesome time this weekend spending time with my sister and her family, hanging out in San Francisco, and playing, relaxing and just being.  It was such a needed weekend of rest and we all came home rejuvenated and revived.  John and I headed straight for the gym when we got home […]

Sausage N’ Cabbage “Noodles” with Fried Apples

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There are endless possibilities when making paleo foods and the truth is, I enjoy how our food tastes now better than I ever did during our pre-paleo days.  Nothing is better than fresh veggies soaking up delicious spices and tender bites of meat.  Well; nothing food related that is…  Today’s lunch was pretty much mouth […]

Meat n’ Veggies

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I have an on going nightly discussion with my 15 year old that goes something like this. “Hey mom, what’s for dinner?”  Me, “I don’t know, probably meat and veggies?”  My 15 year old, “Duh, I’m not sure why I even ask?”  And then we both laugh. Eating paleo is just that, meat and veggies, […]

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 […]

Everyday Paleo Pizza

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Last year a trainer friend of mine at Norcal turned me on to paleo pizza made with almond meal crust.  Although I like this pizza and the crust works, I wanted to find a way to make the crust DELICIOUS, rather than just a vessel for the pizza toppings.  With a few tweaks to the […]

Ginger Shrimp Salad and Curried Hash

If you haven’t noticed, I LOVE to cook  – but sometimes I get stuck in the same old chicken salad rut because it’s easy, and I know we all like it.  But today I needed an excuse to be in the kitchen, rather then venturing out into the 105 degree weather so the boys and I  got a […]