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  • Paleo Mango Jalapeño Dressing Recipe

    I’m still rolling out teaser recipes from my new cookbook, The Performance Paleo Cookbook, and today it’s Paleo Mango Jalapeño Dressing. I got quite the awesome surprise when I was told that my little cookbook was in the Top 100 of ALL non-fiction books last week. That’s so crazy! It wouldn’t be read more…

    Butternut Squash Pasta Sauce Recipe: Paleo & Whole30

    Sometimes, recipes are born out of necessity. My local market was sold out of a prepared butternut squash sauce, so I decided to make my own version. Of course, I had nothing to compared the taste to, but I’ll settle for “delicious” which is what I got. This sauce uses read more…

    Paleo Sweet Chili Dipping Sauce

    Dipping sauces can take the same basic meal template and jazz things up to keep you from suffering from FBS (Food Boredom Syndrome). Plain chicken and broccoli again? Drizzle on some Sweet Chili Dipping Sauce. Need an accompaniment for some beautiful cooked, chilled shrimp? This one does the trick, too. read more…

    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…

    Strawberry Vanilla Rhubarb Sauce

    I’ve been on a rhubarb kick lately since it’s in season and easier to find now than at any other time. Rhubarb is a very tart vegetable but is commonly paired with fruit for a sweet counterpoint. I included some chopped dates to lessen the bite, but this sauce is 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…

    Paleo Peach Mango Ginger Chutney

    When I made my Coconut Wild Boar Burgers, I was searching for the perfect accompaniment. Peaches were calling to me because they’re in season and juicy and pair really well with pork, so I created this Paleo peach chutney to put on top almost like a relish. Chutney, traditional to read more…

    Easy Paleo Ghee Hollandaise Sauce

    Hollandaise is one of those sauces to splurge on, perfect for a special brunch or a party with friends. I personally think a Tuesday is reason enough to make one, but that’s up to you to decide. I’m giving you two methods to make the Hollandaise – the blender is read more…

    Fourth of July Salsa

    Happy Independence Day! Summer is in full swing, and you’re sure to find an abundance of red, white and blue-themed recipes to put on your table. This fruit-based salsa is festive and easy to throw together for a holiday BBQ or party. Even though fruit is the star, it’s balanced read more…

    Roasted Salsa Verde Recipe

      This Roasted Salsa Verde recipe will mean you don’t ever have to buy store-bought salsa again! Every once in a while, I buy prepared salsa from the store. A bottle of organic salsa verde (green salsa) made its way into my cart recently and though I’d scanned the label read more…

    Paleo Fresh Spring Rolls

    The other day, I wanted fresh spring rolls. Badly. I also happened to be staring at the collard greens in the grocery store and this idea was born. I know you love quick and easy recipes, but I’ll be honest: this one is a bit more labor intensive because there 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…

    Paleo Tzatziki Sauce

    I’m on a dipping sauce kick lately…probably because they make food more fun. I love sauces for their ability to easily add another dimension of flavor to meals. A few weeks ago, I made a Paleo version of an Indian cucumber mint raita and knew that with a few simple read more…

    Paleo Sweet and Sour Sauce Recipe

    This four-ingredient dipping sauce, perfect for chicken, has the right balance of sweet and sour without using any added sugar. Even better, apricots are in season during late spring / early summer so finding them fresh in the market should be easier now than at any other time during the year. read more…

    Paleo Cucumber Mint Raita

    Dipping food in a sauce makes it way more fun to eat, am I right?! Recently, I made some lamb / beef skewers and thought they’d pair really well with a raita. Traditionally, raita is a meal accompaniment in Indian cuisine and is made of yogurt, vegetables like cucumber and read more…