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  • Lemony Chive Paleo Mayo

    When it comes to mayo, I make no pretense for having the master, doesn’t fail basic recipe (that honor goes to the stellar Mel of The Clothes Make the Girl and Well Fed 2). I’ve only had this method go kaput once because yours truly was too impatient to wait for read more…

    Tasty Topping: Bacon Gremolata

    But before I get to the bacon… I’m over the moon because I just found out I’m nominated for a Paleo Magazine Best of 2013 Award: Best Savory Recipe (Online) for my tangy Carolina-style Kickin’ BBQ Shredded Chicken! Voting for all your favorite Paleo blogs, cookbooks, podcasts and products only read more…

    Creamy Paleo Avocado Pesto

    Avocado pesto blends the both of avocados and well, pesto in a really tasty and creamy combination. Serving suggestions: mix into zucchini noodles, use as a dip for veggies or spread over eggs. Prep time: 10 min     Cook time:  0 min     Makes: ~2-1/2 cups Ingredients for Creamy Paleo Avocado Pesto 2 large ripe avocados, read more…

    Lemon Basil Bacon Fat Vinaigrette

    Tangy lemon and fresh basil mingle together with bacon fat to make a surprisingly light dressing perfect for Frisee Salad with Eggs and Bacon or any other application. No bacon fat? Substitute olive oil instead. Makes: 1/4 cup Ingredients for Lemon Basil Vinaigrette  Juice + zest of 1 lemon 1 teaspoon brown read more…

    Umami Mayo

    Umami basically describes the savory taste present in foods like soy sauce (ick), mushrooms and even some veggies. This recipe is very simple to make: start with a batch of fresh olive oil mayo and then season it with coconut aminos and fish sauce to give it that umami flavor. read more…

    Cold Zucchini Noodle Salad with Tomato and Olives Recipe

    This Cold Zucchini Noodle Salad recipe will give you another creative use for zoodles. I made this simple cold salad by tossing them with a drizzle of olive oil and white balsamic, then serving them with tomato and olives. With warmer weather upon us, this would be a great side read more…

    Cinco de Mayo Steak Salad Recipe

    Living in San Diego, you could say that Cinco de Mayo is a pretty big deal around these parts. All over the city—and pretty much the rest of the US—folks will be gladly using this holiday to eat vast quantities of guacamole and drink lots of tequila. I hate tequila. read more…

    Watermelon Mojito Salad

    It’s rare that I drink these days…it’s pretty counterproductive to my training and makes me sleep like crap. That doesn’t mean that I don’t think about it sometimes – and occasionally it’s a bit longingly. The other day, I thought of one of my BFF Greg and our Thelma and read more…

    Garlic Pistachio Broccoli Rabe

    Before we dive into this recipe, let’s learn a little bit about this misunderstood vegetable: broccoli rabe (pronounced like “rob”) isn’t actually broccoli at all! Rather, it’s closely related to mustard greens. It’s also commonly called rapini in Italian cuisine. So confusing, right? I saw broccoli rabe hiding among the read more…

    Artichoke Fennel Salad

    This is a light salad chock full of tasty veggies that’s perfect for pairing with chicken or fish. The fennel is crispy, the artichoke hearts are tangy, and the parsley makes it fresh. This is easy to double and take to a party. Prep time: 10 min     Cook time: read more…

    Rosemary Garlic Roasted Potatoes

    White potatoes have been making their way onto my menu more recently as a post-workout (PWO) carb replacement. I know…Paleo purists are probably somewhat horrified right now, but the fact remains that potatoes of all kinds contain glucose which is preferable to fructose (the sugar found in fruit) for muscle read more…