salad Archive

Easy Blanched Kale (AIP, SCD)

Whoever has been doing the PR for kale these last few years deserves a raise, because if there is one thing it seems like we all agree on is kale’s “superfood” status! It is thought to be one of the most nutrient-dense foods on the planet (though

Easy Roasted Beets (AIP, SCD)

Love em’ or hate em’, you can’t argue with the nutrient density of a beet! Use this no-mess and extra easy roasted beet method to prepare them ahead of time to eat cold in a salad or warm to add color to any meal or as an

Curry Sweet Potato and Asparagus Salad (AIP)

This recipe is inspired by a Nepalese dish from a little hole-in-the-wall restaurant in Madison, Wisconsin called “tarkari,” which I’ve since learned actually refers generically to spicy vegetable curry originating in the Indian subcontinent (thank you Wikipedia!). The restaurant is called Himal Chuli and I still make

Colorful Cauliflower Salad (AIP, SCD)

Purple cauliflower is the star of the show in this vibrant salad! Blanch it first to set the color, toss with dried cranberries or raisins for a bit of sweetness, then drizzle on some golden dressing and watch the magic happen with the acidity of the lemon

Celery Root and Carrot Salad (AIP)

If you feel a thrill every time the grocery cashier has to look up the code for your produce choice… you just might be a nutrivore! Celery root (also known as “celeriac”) is one that seems to get me those psychic bonus points for winning the “stump

Meal Prep Tricks – Balsamic Steak Mason Jar Salads (AIP, SCD)

Who has a New Years resolution that involves eating better, being more organized, and/or saving more money? If so, then meal prep can help… and one of my favorite meal prep meals types is the Mason jar salad! Once you know the formula, it’s easy to modify

Watermelon and Scallop Ceviche (AIP, SCD)

It is so hot and muggy in the Washington, DC area this time of year that I don’t want to use ANY heat for cooking – not even for just a few minutes. I’m not a food historian, but I’m guessing that is exactly why ceviche was

All Purpose Herb Sauce (Paleo, AIP, SCD, Vegan)

Here’s a not-so-secret fact about me. I’m frugal. Of course, I’m willing to pay money for quality food, but I am waaaaaaay too frugal to buy fresh herbs at the grocery store. Especially because I know how very easy (and cheap!) it is to grow those herbs

Cucumber & Radish Salad (Paleo, AIP, SCD, Vegan)

The sun is shining and life is good! It rained for 6 straight days here last week and I could really feel my mood and wellbeing improve when the skies cleared and the sun appeared again. Even though I knew all of those days of rain were

60 Incredibly Delicious Strawberry Recipes (Paleo, Primal, Gluten Free)

It’s strawberry season! We went to our favorite pick-your-own farm last week and as usual, picked way more than we knew what to do with. So I turned to my favorite bloggers and gathered 60 of the best paleo, primal, or gluten-free strawberry recipes out there! Now I’m sharing