whole30 Archive

Garlic and Lime Marinated Cube Steak

This recipe is a riff on the simple Cuban dish called “bistec de palomilla.” It is good, simple home cooking at its finest and turns a cheap cut of meat into something tender and tasty. The featured meat is cube steak, which is one of the cheapest

Carne Asada Bowls

This paleo version of carne asada is a great way to prepare flank steak, one of my favorite cuts of grass fed meat, and when we had a warm early spring day last week I thought it was a great excuse to break out the grill! Though

Bacon Wrapped Filet Mignon with Paleo Pan Sauce

Fancy pants bacon wrapped filet mignon is not an every day sort of dish in the Gutsy By Nature house, but we get a couple packages of it with our grassfed beef share and enjoy the special treat very much. I have tried preparing it in a

Autoimmune Paleo Breakfast Sausage

This autoimmune paleo breakfast sausage recipe is my answer to the big question – “But what can I have for breakfast?!” – that inevitably comes up when people start an AIP protocol and are wondering what’s left after grains and eggs are off the menu and they

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