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)

Dessert · Kid-friendly · Paleo · Party dish · Vegetarian

Chocolate Nut Bars (Paleo, Vegetarian, Kid-Friendly)

I first discovered this recipe when I was planning my best friend’s baby shower.  Her theme was “Let the Adventure Begin….” as she is an outdoors-woman and avid hiker. Along with a trail mix bar, I also wanted to include a hearty “granola” bar to tie in with the theme.  This bar doesn’t contain any… Continue reading Chocolate Nut Bars (Paleo, Vegetarian, Kid-Friendly)

Dessert · Paleo · Party dish

Magic Cookie Bars (Paleo & Vegan)

Teacher Appreciation Week is next week! If you are like me, you are normally scrambling Sunday night trying to come up with the best gift for those rockstars that deal with teach our kids all day/year long. BUT NOT THIS YEAR! I am planning ahead and so are you! My kids scored three really great teachers this… Continue reading Magic Cookie Bars (Paleo & Vegan)