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Whole30: Salmon Zucchini Sliders

Stand back. The compliments are gonna blow you away. My husband cannot stop raving about these. Put a dollop of homemade mayo on some fresh crisp butter lettuce and eat up!

Giambotta: Italian Stewed Vegetables

When I was growing up, summer meant vegetable hell. I mean I really hated my mother’s mushy squash. But my mother wasn’t the best cook, a rarity in Italians. So, it was my aunts and uncles who taught me to cook. One summer Aunty, my mom’s sister, taught me how to make the real giambotta, Italian […]

Whole30: Paleo Prep – Sliders

I recently became addicted to Melissa Joulwen’s Moroccan meatballs recipe from Eat Well. This book and her blog, The Clothes Make the Girl, got me through my first Whole3o challenge in March.  I identified with her story. We seem to come from similar places in our lives. Immigrant mediterranean families with a healthy love of […]

Paleo-Ish Stuffed Peppers and Polpette!

Life has a funny way of not turning out the way you planned.  I was cruising along, enjoying life, and then it changed, suddenly.  I now find myself in a new house, with new people in my life both close and at arm’s length, and on the eve of being thirty-one years old, I find […]

Whole30: Paleo Porridge, Take 2

One morning, after fun and games with porridge, I decided to try another approach. This time, after some feedback from my a friend and fellow knitter, Marti I thought I’d have another go at the recipe. This time I wanted to give some clearer idea of the how-to. The Basic Paleo Porridge uses two tablespoons […]

Paleo Porridge

I decided, on Ash Wednesday, that it was a perfect time for me to do a Whole30 challenge. It’s been a week and time for me to report that I’ve had a success so far. Not until this morning, when I accidentally licked the yogurt spoon for Thom’s yogurt, have I flubbed. Yes, Francine has […]

Gluten-free Cornbread Pancakes

    While I haven’t gone completely Paleo, I have been cutting back on the white flour for some time. To that end, Sunday morning has become “experiment with alternate pancake batter” day. After several months of experimentation, this one wins. There were some dark days when we crunched our way through too much cornmeal. […]

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