Spicy Italian Seasoning Blend

I’m just branching out into the world of homemade spice blends.  I love the idea of making everything myself from scratch.  It feels good to know what you are putting in your body and where it is coming from.  I’m not going to lie however, sometimes convenience is nice as well. Very nice!  That was Continue reading


Curried Carrot Ginger Soup

Things have started to cool off here in San Diego.  Any of my East Coast readers are probably rolling their eyes and huffing at the concept of cool here in the best coast, I mean the West Coast.  As per my definition of cool, less than 65 degrees, it is cool here! Luckly the cool weather coincided with the Continue reading


Turkey Stuffed Butternut Squash

This delicious recipe came about after a longing for a repeat of all the Thanksgiving foods. This year I celebrated a Friendsgiving because traveling home for Thanksgiving just wouldn’t fit into my schedule.  Plus I have a dog that gets car sick, and a 9 hour drive with Barky McBarferson (name changed to protect his identity) sounded anything Continue reading


Dairy-Free Tzatziki {Paleo, 21DSD}

When I decided to recreate those amazing Lamb Meatballs I knew I was going to need to create an equally amazing Tzatziki recipe to smoother them in.  The problem is, I have not had tzatziki since the last time I ate a fallafel, which was in my vegetarian (gasp, shriek, BLAH) days, circa 2010! So Continue reading


Lamb Meatball on Marinated Portobello

While I am not a big lamb lover, orderer, eater…uh cooker, I have been meaning to recreate this recipe since I first sank my teeth into  it over a year ago.  There is this cute little tapas restaurant in the town where I grew up called Ficelle.  Although they don’t cater to Paleo eaters,  I know the Continue reading


Roasted Beets with Crispy Beet Greens

  It has been a while since I wrote a drool worthy post and I am truly sorry.  I know you all have been missing me terribly right? RIGHT?!  Thankfully there are a ton of awesome bloggers out there to create delicious recipes for you in my absence! Lots of life happenings have been going on that have Continue reading