• asparagus salad
    Breakfast,  Dairy Free,  Gluten Free,  Lunch,  Paleo,  Salad,  Vegetarian,  Whole 30

    Spring Asparagus Salad (GF/DF/Paleo)

    What day is it? Seriously. All my days have been running together and I completely forgot about Easter. Whoops! This simple seasonal asparagus salad is perfect for the upcoming holiday or anytime you want a simple healthy and delicious meal. Asparagus is considered part of the EWG’s Clean 15 which basically means that conventionally grown asparagus is still low in pesticides so it’s okay not to splurge on organic. In fact, asparagus is a serious powerhouse of nutrients and health benefits so you may want to stock up this season. Health Benefits of Asparagus In ancient times, it was used as an aphrodisiac as it boosts energy, cleanses the urinary tract and releases…

  • Simple Sweet Potato Pasta with Shrimp
    AIP,  Dinner,  Eats,  Gluten Free,  Paleo,  Whole 30

    20 Minute Sweet Potato Pasta with Sauteed Shrimp (GF/Paleo/AIP)

    Are you busy and struggling to find healthy meals to feed your family? Yea, me too. But don’t worry I’ve gotcha covered with this 20 MINUTE sweet potato pasta and sauteed shrimp dinner. Oh, and that 20 minutes includes thawing out the shrimp! The entire family loved it (kids included) so you’ll definitely want to add this to the weekly rotation. Time Hacks for Busy People Plan meals ahead. You know how you have nothing planned for dinner so you drive though somewhere? Yea. Been there. You’ve got to start planning at least a day in advance. Buy raw wild caught shrimp that is already deveined and peeled for you. I get mine…

  • chicken pot pie soup
    Dairy Free,  Dinner,  Gluten Free,  Paleo,  Soup,  Whole 30

    Chicken Pot Pie Soup (GF/DF/Paleo/Whole 30)

    I love chicken pot pie. It’s the ultimate comfort food, am I right? Of course, it’s considered one of the unhealthiest foods in America. (No kidding, Marie Calender’s Chicken Pot Pie made #1 in the top 20 unhealthiest grocery store foods list.) So I set out to create the same delicious comfort food but with a quarter the calories and 10x the nutrient density. Cue, my 30 Minute Chicken Pot Pie Soup. Usually this type of soup is thickened with white flour. But I opted to thicken mine with pureed parsnips. It added a hint of sweetness to the dish which was delish, but if you don’t like that flavor try white potato…

  • Moroccan Chicken
    AIP,  Dairy Free,  Dinner,  Gluten Free,  Paleo,  Whole 30

    Paleo Moroccan Chicken with Red Coleslaw (GF/DF/Paleo/AIP)

    Okay I have a secret: I hate long laborious meals. Weird for someone that likes to cook right? I just don’t have the time or patience for it. If it is too complicated, chances are I’m not doing it. Can you relate? That’s why most of my meals are 30 minutes or less, including this super simple super delicious Paleo Moroccan Chicken. Keys to a Good Marinade Do you know how to construct the perfect marinade? It’s pretty simple. First, you have to have some type of oil. This really helps the flavors penetrate the meat and goes a long way to flavor it. Second, you have to have an acid. In this…

  • orange honey glazed salmon with garlic sesame bok choy
    Dairy Free,  Detox,  Dinner,  Gluten Free,  Liver Cleanse,  Paleo

    Orange Honey Glazed Salmon with Sesame Garlic Bok Choy (GF/DF/Paleo)

    Gourmet meal in 30 minutes or less? You got it! Definitely try this super simple Orange Honey Glazed Salmon with Sesame Garlic Bok Choy recipe. Here I served mine with some peas and rice, but you don’t need it if you are paleo or trying to cut down on your starches or grains. My kids really love this glaze. It’s the perfect mixture of salty, sweet and tangy. I mixed up some gluten free tamari, orange juice, honey and fresh garlic and reduce it over the stove while I prep everything else. Then pour it over the wild caught salmon and throw it in the oven for 10 minutes. Viola! The most delicious…