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  • Paleo Slow Cooker Lamb Roast with Root Veggies Recipe

    With fall weather starting to settle in, my mind naturally drifts to hearty roasts, soups, and stews. I’m a big fan of the slow cooker for this job, as the meal practically cooks itself once you’ve added the ingredients. Searing off the meat before you add it is an extra step read more…

    Slow Cooker Thai Beef Stew Recipe

    Steph’s note: Today’s recipe is a sneak peek from Danielle Walker’s new book, “Meals Made Simple” which releases on September 2, 2014. I’ve been lucky to preview the cookbook, and it’s amazing…great for newbie cooks or anyone who just enjoys simple, delicious food. Danielle notes: “Jicama may seem like a read more…

    6 Common Slow Cooker Problems and How To Fix Them

    Slow cooker problems can turn one of Paleo’s most useful kitchen tools into a headache. These appliances are utterly indispensable for busy people who want to cook healthy food, so dialing it in can really help your time in the kitchen. From stews to bone broth to roasts and even veggies, read more…

    Creamy Leek Soup Recipe – Dairy-Free

    The autumn months are here. Longer nights. Colder days. It’s getting to be soup weather. (Though, I love soup all year long.) This creamy, really simple dish is modeled after vichyssoise, a silky soup made with potatoes and cream or milk. My friend Claudette made me her Paleo version this read more…

    Slow Cooker Chicken Yellow Curry Soup

    Last week on Facebook, I asked which you – fantastic fan – would like more recipes for: veggies, meat or crock pot, and the slow cooker was the winning vote by far. Here’s my guess on why: crock pots do everything for you…except clean up. Yup. It’s true. Put it in read more…

    Slow Cooker Mocha-Rubbed Pot Roast Recipe

    Slow cooker mocha-rubbed pot roast. What’s not to love already? You’re probably thinking, “Coffee? Pot roast? What?!” but rest assured that it’s not like downing a cup of joe. The coffee adds a subtle depth of flavor that the spices alone can’t achieve. The end result was fall-apart tender. Be sure read more…

    Slow Cooker Caribbean Oxtails

    What the heck is oxtail? Most of what we – and by we I mean Americans – call oxtail is actually tail sections from a cow. It contains a center bone and can be a bit fatty, but when cooked low and slow, the meat becomes super tender. Sounds like read more…

    Paleo Memorial Day Menu

    It’s almost Memorial Day weekend, and you know what that means: Sun’s out, guns out! Yussss! Summer is almost here! Parties and BBQs with friends and family will be had. Days are still getting longer and evenings are getting warmer which makes for perfect outdoor dining. And, it’ll now also be read more…

    Slow Cooker Puerco Pibil

    Pork shoulder, citrus and spices come together in this super-easy crock pot dish that I guarantee will be a huge punch of flavor. I adapted the recipe from one I found on a pressure cooker website and had to modify the achiote paste portion using dry ingredients from scratch because read more…

    Paleo Cabbage Rolls (Golumbki)

    Paleo Cabbage Rolls are like comfort food to me! These satisfying little rolls of meat and cabbage take me back to my childhood, and having a Polish grandmother meant that golumbki were often on the menu when we went to visit. When I made this recipe, I instantly reminisced about read more…

    Slow Cooker Italian Meatballs

    …with a twist. Lately I’ve received many requests for crockpot recipes, so I decided to keep it simple and create something with Italian flavors but with a special addition. I’ve had two pounds of grass-fed calf’s liver sitting in my freezer for months now, unsure of what to do with read more…

    3 Favorite Kitchen Gadgets

    A couple weeks about, my Twitter pal @XFPH asked, “What are your 3 favorite kitchen gadgets?” to which I immediately responded “knife, cast iron skillet and Crock Pot!” Seriously folks, it’s important to have kitchen tools and gadgets that help make your life easier and cooking more enjoyable. Would you read more…