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Avocado Curry Chicken Salad

Avocado Curry Chicken Salad

Avocado Curry Chicken Salad I got the idea for Avocado Curry Chicken Salad from my paying job. I work in catering and one appetizer we regularly serve is Curry Chicken Salad. Now that is made with mayonnaise which typically is made with soybean oil. There […]

Gluten free, Vegan Brownies

Gluten free, Vegan Brownies

Gluten free, Vegan Brownies I love brownies, I mean like who doesn’t. Being on the paleo diet doesn’t mean you have to go without some of life’s favorite foods, like gluten free, vegan brownies. It took me months to come up with the recipe. I […]

Cinco de Mayo Yuca (Cassava) Cakes

Cinco de Mayo Yuca (Cassava) Cakes

Cinco de Mayo Cinco de Mayo is this Friday, May 5th. While this day is widely know as the Mexican Independence day this is totally wrong. Cinco de Mayo is actually a celebration of Mexico’s unexpected defeat over Napoleon III French forces in the 1862 […]

The Evolution of Butternut Squash Porridge

The Evolution of Butternut Squash Porridge

Butternut Squash Butternut Squash Origins The butternut squash is a fairly new squash. While varieties of squash have reportedly been found in ancient Egyptian tombs the butternut squash dates back to the 1940’s. The story goes that Charles Leggett’s father wasn’t well and his father’s […]

“Cheesy” Broccoli Soup

“Cheesy” Broccoli Soup

Flu Sorry I’ve been MIA again, I had the flu for one week then spent one week recovering from the flu. The flu is bad this year. I don’t ever get the flu shot and I rarely get the flu, this is probably the first […]

Artichoke Avocado Dip

Artichoke Avocado Dip

Artichoke Avocado Dip I know it’s been awhile since my last post. We were very busy with the move, then Christmas, then New Year’s, plus our daughter is in the midst of applying to college. The application fees are killing me. There are fees for […]

Lazy Mushrooms

Lazy Mushrooms

Lazy Mushrooms ​I call this lazy mushrooms because I really didn’t want to put a lot of effort into making them but I wanted roasted mushrooms. I already had chicken roasting and was warming up a leftover roasted acorn squash half in the oven. I […]

Cooking healthy isn’t complicated

Cooking healthy isn’t complicated

How to cook healthy ​One reason I think people don’t eat a whole food diet is they over complicate cooking. Cooking healthy isn’t complicated. I agree there are complicated dishes. But if you don’t enjoy cooking or you are just a beginner cook there are […]

My experience in making Predominantly Paleo Baked Chocolate Ravioli

My experience in making Predominantly Paleo Baked Chocolate Ravioli

Chocolate Ravioli ​I made Predominantly Paleo’s baked chocolate ravioli. Let me say they are absolutely delicious and definitely took care of my chocolate craving. How to make The recipe calls for 2 cups of yucca. I had a 1.5 bag of frozen Goya yucca root. […]

My path to the Paleo diet

Why I follow the Paleo diet This is my story of what led my to the Paleo diet. About 2 ½ years after my dramatic weight loss I fell and seriously injured my back. I was diagnosed with degenerative disc disease and a bulging disc […]