date night · Dressings, Dips and Sauces (oh my!) · Kid-friendly · Lunch · Paleo · Party dish · Party plate · Pork · Whole30

Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Peach Salsa

Since receiving my first Butcher Box order, I’ve been trying to find creative recipes to go with the meat that was delivered.  This month’s box included two pork tenderloins, which I instantly knew I had to grill. I’ve also been craving peaches lately, so this recipe I discovered really stood out as something I had… Continue reading Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Peach Salsa

Instant Pot · Kid-friendly · Lunch · Paleo · Party dish · Pork · Pressure Cooker · Salad · Whole30

Instant Pot Carnitas Bowl : Chipotle Copycat (Whole30, Paleo and Kid-Friendly)

If you haven’t dined at Chipotle, it’s one of the few restaurants I know I can eat out at without finding myself worried that I’ve failed on my Whole30. Their meat is ethically raised, their produce is delivered fresh everyday and there are no GMO’s and/or additives.  I recently dined out there with friends and knew… Continue reading Instant Pot Carnitas Bowl : Chipotle Copycat (Whole30, Paleo and Kid-Friendly)

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)

Fish · Lunch · Paleo · Salad · Whole30

Tuna, Blueberry, Sweet Potato & Walnut Salad (Whole30 & Paleo)

This dish is inspired by the Whole30 headmistress, Melissa Hartwig. Lately, she’s been Instagramming dishes that include blueberries and says, “TRUST.” This woman has yet to steer me wrong, so I thought, “What the heck? Bring on the blueberries!” Also, I’ve been trying to incorporate more fish into my diet. However fish is $$$, so… Continue reading Tuna, Blueberry, Sweet Potato & Walnut Salad (Whole30 & Paleo)

Dinner · Eggs · Kid-friendly · Lunch · Paleo · Party dish · Pork · Whole30

Pizza Spaghetti Casserole (Paleo, Whole30 and Kid-Friendly)

Do you love pizza? Growing up, Friday PIZZA NIGHT was a staple of my childhood. We ordered  pizza from either Round Table Pizza or Godfathers (RIP) and my sibs and I each took turns tipping the delivery dude.  We rented a movie from the local “movie store” (Blockbuster) and we each got our own can of Coca-Cola classic (big… Continue reading Pizza Spaghetti Casserole (Paleo, Whole30 and Kid-Friendly)