crispy skin broiled wild salmon

By | 2017-10-01T19:15:00+00:00 September 30th, 2017|Marinades and Sauces, Pastured Meat, Recipes|

This recipe has been a LONG time in the making. If you've been following along for long, you've seen countless salmon posts on Instagram. I go through weeks (especially during my second trimester), where I eat salmon every single day, and the crispier the skin, the happier this mama. The reality of my salmon escapades, [...]

super simple strawberry compote

By | 2017-04-30T11:19:55+00:00 April 30th, 2017|A Little Sweet Tooth, Breakfast, Health, Marinades and Sauces, Recipes|

It's berry season!! I am clearly about as excited as it gets when it comes to berries. I so look forward to Saturday morning beach walks followed by farmers market coffee and shopping. Fresh, bold, delicious berries are always at the top of my list. This past weekend, we bought a whole bunch of strawberries [...]

paleo pineapple pulled pork

By | 2017-02-04T07:20:53+00:00 February 4th, 2017|Health, Marinades and Sauces, Pastured Meat, Recipes|

Cravings. Let's talk about them. ALL I WANT IS PORK (and salmon, always salmon). A couple weeks ago, my husband and I were in San Jose and stopped into the new Whole Foods. They had a whole glorious "paleo bar" and right smack in the middle was the most delicious smelling pork ever. Falling apart. [...]

pesto spaghetti squash bake

By | 2017-04-24T15:25:52+00:00 January 14th, 2017|Health, Marinades and Sauces, Pastured Meat|

So, the word is out. I am pregnant. And we are THRILLED! Read more on how cool this is here. I have to admit, though, that the first 4 months of this pregnancy were some of the toughest of my life. I was very sick... All. The. Time. The fact that morning sickness starts with [...]

lemony garlic grilled chicken breast

By | 2016-08-18T10:12:28+00:00 August 5th, 2016|Health, Marinades and Sauces, Pastured Meat, Recipes|

Summer is in full swing (I cannot believe we are in August. When did that happen?), and somehow I magically learned how to grill. It's always been something I just left to Rusty (no, not because he's a guy, but just because I had never done it and he had), but I got the urge [...]

Taco (salad) Tuesday!

By | 2016-07-27T10:35:58+00:00 June 7th, 2016|Health, Marinades and Sauces, Pastured Meat, Recipes, Rice, Biscuits, Tortillas, and Mash, Soups, Salads, Sides|

Almost 3 years ago now, Rusty and I honeymooned in Kauai (see pre manbun Rusty?). It was an amazing trip filled with hiking, kayaking, adventuring, and of course, eating. When we travel, we always make a point of trying to experience the place as locals would. We avoid resorts at all costs, stay away from [...]

garlic balsamic aioli burgers

By | 2016-05-07T17:01:31+00:00 May 6th, 2016|Health, Marinades and Sauces, Pastured Meat, Recipes|

The weather is getting warmer, the days are getting longer, and I am craving burgers. But first, a bit of somewhat sad news: Rusty and I have decided to take a little break from dairy - not because I think dairy is inherently bad (in fact, good quality, especially raw, dairy is incredibly nutrient dense) - [...]

coconut tahini stir fry

By | 2015-11-05T12:38:10+00:00 October 14th, 2015|Health, Marinades and Sauces, Pastured Meat, Recipes|

I've been getting some requests for quick and simple healthy weeknight meals. This is one of my favorites. It's super quick and easy to make, and it will leave everyone filled up with nutritious ingredients and none of the crap. This is especially good when you've got an asian food craving but don't want the [...]

thanksgiving gravy and mash

By | 2015-04-01T08:28:25+00:00 November 25th, 2014|Marinades and Sauces, Recipes, Rice, Biscuits, Tortillas, and Mash|

Alright, here it is, the final Thanksgiving recipe post of 2014. Stay tuned for a recipe roundup of all the recipes I have created for this year's feast, just in time for you to wow your family by bringing an amazing dish that no one will know is actually nutrient dense and good for the [...]

anti-can cranberry sauce

By | 2015-04-01T08:26:50+00:00 November 17th, 2014|Marinades and Sauces, Recipes|

When I was a kid, I always looked forward to the sweet and tart flavor of cranberry sauce at Thanksgiving dinner. In my littlest years, before I could even reach the counter, we would always go to my great aunt's house. While the turkey tended to be a bit dry, the cranberry sauce always seemed to be [...]