Tag: primal

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 […]

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 […]

Paleo Samoa Cookies ~ gluten free, dairy free, egg free

Paleo Samoa Cookies ~ gluten free, dairy free, egg free

Well it’s girl scout cookie time again and I’d been planning on making some paleo versions of my own, (My husbands and my favorites are the Samoa’s) but I just kept putting it off. But this week my mother and I got together to cook and decided to make a […]

Paleo Cranberry Orange Granola ~ Gluten Free, Dairy Free,

Paleo Cranberry Orange Granola ~ Gluten Free, Dairy Free,

 This Granola recipe is quite the power house of healthy seeds! Read on to find out about them! Chia Seeds: Chia seeds were originally grown by the Aztecs of Mesoamerica between 1500 and 900 B.C and are thought to have been used as a food source […]

Paleo EggNog ~ Dairy free, gluten free,

Paleo EggNog ~ Dairy free, gluten free,

The Holiday season is on it’s way and one of my husbands favorite holiday drinks is eggnog, last year we purchased our eggnog from our local health food store already made in cartons. But this year though, we have a much stricter diet with no […]

Paleo Orange Cherry Scones ~ Gluten free, dairy free,

Paleo Orange Cherry Scones ~ Gluten free, dairy free,

So first I would like to apologize for being gone so long and not posting anything. My work decided I should 40+ hours recently, which is great for the bank account but awful for blogging! But thank goodness we are hitting the slow season and […]