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Easy Smoked Salmon ~ Paleo, GF, DF

Easy Smoked Salmon ~ Paleo, GF, DF

Hot Smoking post #2! Smoking meats like I described in my last post (Home Cured Peach Smoked Bacon) is a long standing tradition started by our ancestors smoking meats over the fire and curing them with seawater. These days though it is much faster and […]

Home Cured Peach Smoked Bacon ~ Paleo, GF, DF,

Home Cured Peach Smoked Bacon ~ Paleo, GF, DF,

Garde Manger class was one of my favorite classes in culinary school and the one I was most excited to attend. The term garde manger was originally the name given to the cold storage area in the kitchen, where the preserved foods were kept, such […]

Rosemary Pork Tenderloin Filet and Apple Spinach Salad ~ Paleo, GF, DF,

Rosemary Pork Tenderloin Filet and Apple Spinach Salad ~ Paleo, GF, DF,

Pork tenderloin is the most tender cut of pig and it is a very versatile cut, in this recipe I sliced my tenderloin into medallions to use in my salads. I have to confess that I don’t normally eat pork unless it’s bacon, but when […]

Oven Roasted Brussel Sprouts ~ Paleo, GF, DF,

Oven Roasted Brussel Sprouts ~ Paleo, GF, DF,

Oven roasted Brussel sprouts is one of my favorite things in life! and if you don’t like brussel sprouts your probably cooking them wrong!   Brussel sprouts AH the pore brussel sprout… They have been seen for so many years as the bitter soggy vegetable from […]

Blood orange spinach salad with a blood orange dressing ~paleo, gluten & dairy free

Blood orange spinach salad with a blood orange dressing ~paleo, gluten & dairy free

I love blood oranges and I like to keep them around the house when there in season from around December ~ May. They are perfect for brightening up a gloomy winter day and are a great reminder that spring is coming! These beautiful citrus fruits […]

Cucumber Sandwiches, Paleo Sandwich Bread Recipe ~ Gluten Free, Grain Free, Dairy Free

Cucumber Sandwiches, Paleo Sandwich Bread Recipe ~ Gluten Free, Grain Free, Dairy Free

 A mother’s day tea is one of my favorite things to do to celebrate mother’s day, the elegant china tea cups, the tea pots filled with hot earl grey, and the delicious finger foods that go perfectly with your tea.  With Mother’s day coming up […]

Karjalanpaisti (Finnish Karelian Stew) ~ Paleo, gluten free, grain free, dairy free, soy free, nut free

Karjalanpaisti (Finnish Karelian Stew) ~ Paleo, gluten free, grain free, dairy free, soy free, nut free

Traditionally prepared for festive occasions this hearty Finnish stew is made with root vegetables and spices such as bay leaves and allspice. It can be made with a combination of beef, pork, or lamb I chose to use beef and lamb in my version.  Have I mentioned […]

Hunger Games Lamb Stew with Dried Plums ~ Paleo,Gluten free,Grain free,Dairy free,nut free,

Hunger Games Lamb Stew with Dried Plums ~ Paleo,Gluten free,Grain free,Dairy free,nut free,

Hunger Games Lamb Stew with Dried Plums LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, WELCOME TO THE 76th HUNGER GAMES! AND MAY THE ODDS BE EVER IN YOUR FAVOR… You have no idea how excited I am for the epic conclusion to the hunger games movies! As well as […]

Paleo Italian chicken and gnocchi soup with autumn vegetables ~ gluten free, dairy free,

Paleo Italian chicken and gnocchi soup with autumn vegetables ~ gluten free, dairy free,

Autumn, The hush before Winter. The second spring where the crisp rain falls and every leaf is a flower petal. Delicious Autumn Where soups and stews reign in their warm cozy brilliance. This soup is the epitome of Autumn. A mosaic of autumn vegetables, chicken and […]

Maple Glazed Duck Salad ~ Paleo, Gluten free, dairy free

Maple Glazed Duck Salad ~ Paleo, Gluten free, dairy free

Duck seems to be one of the foods that most people only think they can get at a restaurant and they would never think of cooking it at home. Why do you think that is? well I think it’s because most people are quite intimidated at […]