Dinner · Dressings, Dips and Sauces (oh my!) · Lunch · Party dish · Party plate · Salad

Antipasto Salad

It’s been getting fairly warm here in Seattle, and the thought of cooking had me wishing for a delicious and filling  COLD salad; bring on the antipasto salad.  I must warn you, I cannot label this recipe Whole30 or even Paleo because the salami AND pepperoni I used contain less than 2% of dextrose.  Hopefully,… Continue reading Antipasto Salad

bacon · Dinner · Kid-friendly · Lunch · Paleo · Pork · Whole30

Pork Stuffed Portabella Mushrooms with Artichokes & Spinach (Paleo, Whole30 & Kid-Friendly)

Before the morning sickness kicked in, I purchased a few pounds of ground pork to make my Egg Roll in a Bowl.  Now that I am out of the first trimester and thankfully able to eat meat again, the thought of Egg Roll in a Bowl takes me back to a very nauseous time.  I’m… Continue reading Pork Stuffed Portabella Mushrooms with Artichokes & Spinach (Paleo, Whole30 & Kid-Friendly)

Beef · date night · Dinner · Kid-friendly · Lunch · Paleo · Party dish

Teriyaki Tri-Tip Steak (Paleo & Kid-Friendly)

It’s no secret what a phenomenal cook my mother-in-law is.  Every single meal she cooks, our entire family (+ my family, + everyone else’s family + strangers) all comment on how good the food is.  One of my goals with this blog is to recreate many of her recipes using Paleo ingredients without sacrificing the… Continue reading Teriyaki Tri-Tip Steak (Paleo & Kid-Friendly)

Chicken · date night · Dinner · Paleo · Party plate · Whole30

Coconut Curry Chicken Balls (Whole30 & Paleo)

I have been really loving curry dishes lately!  I didn’t even try curry until I was in my late 20’s, and since then, it’s been a love affair.  This recipe combines coconut + curry + chicken meatballs to make a delicious meal that I could not stop eating.   Note, it’s a little too spicy… Continue reading Coconut Curry Chicken Balls (Whole30 & Paleo)

bacon · Beef · Dinner · Kid-friendly · Paleo · Whole30

Bacon Burgers (Whole30, Paleo & Kid-Friendly)

Prep Time: 30 minutes Cook Time: 25 minutes Servings: 6 Recipe adapted from: Our Paleo Life and Whole30 INGREDIENTS 1 package of bacon (about 12 slices) 2 pounds grass-fed ground beef 3 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon mustard seed powder 1 teaspoons garlic powder 1 teaspoon pepper 1 Tablespoon dried flaked onion 4 Tablespoons cooking fat (lard, coconut… Continue reading Bacon Burgers (Whole30, Paleo & Kid-Friendly)

Chicken · Dinner · Kid-friendly · Paleo · Whole30

Cinnamon Chicken & Roasted Carrots (Whole30, Paleo & Kid-Friendly)

When I started my first Whole30, planning resources were scarce on the interwebz; and as most of you know, the key to having a successful Whole30 is to PLAN. I wanted a one-stop-shop of meal plans, shopping lists, recipes and helpful tips.  After spending what felt like days, I discovered Our Paleo Life; Kendra had everything I… Continue reading Cinnamon Chicken & Roasted Carrots (Whole30, Paleo & Kid-Friendly)

Beef · Dinner · Kid-friendly · Paleo · Whole30

Sloppy Joes (Whole30, Paleo, Kid-Friendly)

Another one of my favorite dishes from my childhood was Sloppy Joes.  We always knew my dad was on dinner duty when we saw that huge can of Manwich Sloppy Joe sauce on the counter.  My sibs and I loved that this was one of the few times we were encouraged to be a hot… Continue reading Sloppy Joes (Whole30, Paleo, Kid-Friendly)