dad’s wedge fries (you’ll never make them any other way again)

By | 2016-09-28T19:53:51+00:00 August 29th, 2016|Health, Recipes, Soups, Salads, Sides|

Thank you, dad. Thanks for raising me to love and believe in myself. Thank you for picking on me just enough to give me thick skin, but for loving me so much that I know my worth. Thank you for having different political opinions and for giving me a strong opponent in friendly, eye-opening debates. Thanks for [...]

summer shortbread

By | 2015-12-06T14:54:58+00:00 June 21st, 2015|A Little Sweet Tooth, Health, Recipes|

KEEP READING FOR A GIVEAWAY OF MY FAVORITE GHEE! Today is the Solstice, which means it's the longest day of the year, and summer is officially upon us. What better way to celebrate than with a delicious summer dessert? With summer comes all the best fruit, and everywhere I look I see fresh, beautiful berries just waiting [...]

finger lickin’ good crispy roasted chicken

By | 2015-09-02T14:22:08+00:00 March 23rd, 2015|Autoimmune Paleo, Pastured Meat, Recipes|

What a Sunday we had yesterday! Nothing makes me happier than getting outside to play and explore in nature with my friends, family, and pups. And yesterday was the best combination of all 3. Hours of exploring with my husband, brother, his girlfriend, and our pups in Santa Cruz's Nisine Marks State Park, followed by [...]

creamy carrot and fennel soup, plus the power of “why?”

By | 2015-04-14T14:33:02+00:00 December 5th, 2014|Autoimmune Paleo, Recipes, Soups, Salads, Sides|

How often do you ask "why?" "Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers." - Voltaire As a kid I was constantly asking why (probably to the point where it was annoying). I was never content with "because I said so" or "because that's what everyone else is doing." I'm happy to say [...]

grain free salt butter biscuits

By | 2015-04-01T08:28:26+00:00 November 19th, 2014|Recipes, Rice, Biscuits, Tortillas, and Mash|

Fact: my husband loves biscuits. Corn biscuits. Biscuits and gravy. Buttermilk biscuits. Cheddar biscuits. Breakfast biscuit sandwiches. You name the biscuit, he loves it. With temperatures dropping, and soups, stews, and lots of chili on the menu at least 4 days a week, he's been asking me for biscuits pretty much daily. I love him, so [...]

paleo butter shortbread cookies and the benefits of ghee

By | 2015-04-01T09:21:18+00:00 June 21st, 2014|A Little Sweet Tooth, Health, Nutrition, Recipes|

So I had the opportunity to try out a new clarified butter product called PALEO BUTTER, and oh boy was I impressed. As you guys know by now, I only post about products that I really believe in, and this is one of those products. This stuff tastes like the best butter you''ll ever try (the [...]