Tag: paleo

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 […]

Coconut Caramel Meringues ~ paleo, primal, gluten free, dairy free

Coconut Caramel Meringues ~ paleo, primal, gluten free, dairy free

This Whimsical Cookie is so simple and cloud~like, with a chewy center and crunchy outer shell. These simple treats might not be as popular as other cookies but there smooth melt~in~your~mouth consistency and subtle sweetness makes them one of my favorites! The Meringue is an […]

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 […]

Chocolate Salted Caramel Tart ~ Gluten Free, Dairy Free, No bake!

Chocolate Salted Caramel Tart ~ Gluten Free, Dairy Free, No bake!

This chocolate, salted Coconut Caramel Tart is some gooey caramel Magic! A chocolaty sweet pecan and almond crust, gooey salted caramel center and a bittersweet dark chocolate ganache, all garnished with salted crystals. Chocolaty, rich and sweet, I fell in love with it from the […]

Paleo tandoori chicken with root vegetables ~ GF, DF, Paleo

Paleo tandoori chicken with root vegetables ~ GF, DF, Paleo

 Such an easy recipe and full of soul satisfying Indian flavors!  I just love when the chicken skin gets crispy crunchy! This yummy recipe can easily be made with other vegetables instead! such as sweet potatoes, parsnips, broccoli, or even turnips!  Paleo tandoori chicken with root […]

Paleo Hollandaise Sauce ~ Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Paleo

Paleo Hollandaise Sauce ~ Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Paleo

I’ve Recently been on a very strick paleo diet, for health reasons I have gone much more strict then I normally do. The diet I am doing is a mix between the zone diet and the paleo diet, it’s called the badass body diet it has […]

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 […]