paleo chicken salad {plus “baconaise”}

With summer upon us soon, I've been craving some summertime favorites like homemade ice cream, grilled zucchini, cole slaw and of course, chicken salad. Many of these favs have definitely transformed in our home since eating paleo, but it's so awesome that the new-and-improved versions are still yummy and summer-satisfying! We recently busted out the … Continue reading paleo chicken salad {plus “baconaise”}

tasty grain-free bread

Since Easter is approaching, I've been thinking about our Easter meal. We'll be gathering at my parents, and mom will likely make the most delicious ham you've ever tasted (seriously!), and some healthier version of scalloped potatoes, seeing as they're one of dad's favs. Since going paleo, I miss bread. I mean, like a lot. … Continue reading tasty grain-free bread

february sweet treats series :: fudgy brownies {paleo}

At a party I hosted with some friends at the end of January (we made some awesome cards which you can see here), I wanted to provide some sweet treats for my guests. I made my most favorite chocolate almond butter cups and asked a few gals to bring something as well. Since most of … Continue reading february sweet treats series :: fudgy brownies {paleo}

road trip snacks {paleo}

I'm a sucker for a road trip! I love the packing, the prepping, the loading up of the car, getting on the open road, listening to an awesome playlist, chattin' it up with your roady companions. Such a great time. Recently, my hubs and I took a road trip to visit our family in Muncie, … Continue reading road trip snacks {paleo}

mashed sweet potatoes {paleo}

I was never a big fan of sweet potatoes until we started eating paleo, unless they were fried or battered (those days are over!). But since our healthier lifestyle ensued, I've become quite fond of these vibrant, pinkish-orange, tropical tubers! We even found a┬áDELICIOUS paleo sweet potato casserole last year for Thanksgiving (that you can … Continue reading mashed sweet potatoes {paleo}

paleo meal plan: january 2014

My husband is an amazing cook. Cooking is for him what shopping is for me. It relaxes him, helps him focus, gives him a creative outlet. And can I just say how ecstatic I was to discover in our courtship that the man loves to cook AND he's good at it?!?! He chops and purees … Continue reading paleo meal plan: january 2014

pancakes {paleo} yum

Growing up in my childhood home my dad would make scrumptious pancakes almost every Saturday morning for my sister and me. He'd make the fluffiest batter and add chocolate chips to it (because everything is better with chocolate chips!). Then he'd pour the batter onto a well-greased griddle into perfect circles, and on special occasions, … Continue reading pancakes {paleo} yum