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Roast Chicken with Cabbage and Apples

I just love a simple roast chicken and am always looking for ways to further simplify life by turning it into a one dish meal that harnesses the heat of the oven to cook another dish and puts the juicy drippings to good use. This chicken with

Beef Shanks with Vietnamese Spiced Glaze (Gluten Free, Soy Free)

The flavor for these paleo beef shanks take their inspiration from the lovely Vietnamese soup known as pho, cooked down to a thick and nutrient dense glaze. Paleo-purists may choose to serve it with cauliflower rice, but I’ve been cautiously experimenting with white rice in my diet

Paleo Plantain Chips and Easy Guacamole

These plantain chips are my paleo answer to an overwhelming desire to enjoy chips and guacamole! I know some paleo people are able to eat organic corn chips and more power to them, I say. Unfortunately for me, corn (along with wheat) is one grain I steer

Pork Chops with Pear Shallot Sauce

I’ve said it before, I’ll say it again. Pork rocks! Especially with fruit. This time I paired pork chops with pears and shallots and practically licked the pan because it was so good. This recipe was inspired by one in Bruce Aidells’ Great Meat Cookbook, which I

Beef and Parsnip Stew with Marjoram

Until recently, I always made my beef stew the same way. But lately I’ve been experimenting with different vegetables this recipe for beef and parsnip stew is my latest creation. Parsnips are similar to carrots, but with a mellower flavor and provide a nice alternative here for

Chicken Saltimbocca alla Piccata (Dairy Free, Grain Free)

My favorite Italian dish to make at home is a lemon and caper chicken piccata and taking a close second to that would be anything made with prosciutto in the “saltimbocca” style. This recipe is my dairy free and grain free combination of the two, which I

Garlic and Ginger Glazed Baby Bok Choy (Soy Free)

Bok choy (also spelled “bok choi” or “pak choi”) is a such a contradictory, complex, and delicious vegetable. When cooked properly, the stalks are creamy and have an underlying sweetness while the darker green leaves have an earthy flavor similar to chard or spinach. A member of

Garlic and Ginger Beef with Broccoli (Gluten Free, Soy Free)

I don’t get cravings for food from my pre-paleo days very often, but every once in a while I get a hankering and this recipe for garlic and ginger beef with broccoli is the result of my recent nostalgia for Chinese takeout. And like most home cooked