Tag: lunch

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 […]

Smoked Duck Cassoulet ~ GF, DF, Primal,

Smoked Duck Cassoulet ~ GF, DF, Primal,

I have always like smoked meats and duck breast became a favorite of mine when I made them in culinary school I also have quite the fondness for french food. So a couple of days ago when it was a blustery spring day and still […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Paleo Chicken Nuggets with a Honey Mustard Sauce ~ gluten free, grain free, dairy free

Paleo Chicken Nuggets with a Honey Mustard Sauce ~ gluten free, grain free, dairy free

I think I have mentioned before how much I hate to fry things the popping and crackling of the fat all over my clothes and all over the top stove to…. makes me an unhappy wife. But I had to make an exception for these […]

Caribbean Grilled Tuna Steaks with Mango Avocado Salsa ~ Paleo, Gluten free, grain free, dairy free

Caribbean Grilled Tuna Steaks with Mango Avocado Salsa ~ Paleo, Gluten free, grain free, dairy free

So a couple of months ago my awesome cousin came up with this really great idea for a cooking group on Facebook where you pick a different country every month and cook a dish from that country. Sounds pretty awesome right!? well so far it’s […]