Breakfast · Create the Balance · Kid-friendly · Paleo · Pregnancy

Paleo Pumpkin Protein Waffles

One of my family’s fall traditions is to frequent the many pumpkin patches in our town.  With our visit to the pumpkin patch on Sunday morning, it only felt right to go with our belly’s full of pumpkin waffles. Interestingly enough, one of the few cravings I’ve had this pregnancy is waffles.  I never eat… Continue reading Paleo Pumpkin Protein Waffles

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

Paleo Brownies with Berry Compote (Nut-free and Vegetarian)

Brownies….need I say more? To fancy this dessert up for a dinner party, serve with dairy-free ice cream and a berry compote; perfect for those warm summer nights.  Trust me, you’ll love this one! Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 60 minutes Recipe adapted from: The Coconut Mama INGREDIENTS: 1 Cup Coconut Flour 1/2 Teaspoon baking… Continue reading Paleo Brownies with Berry Compote (Nut-free and Vegetarian)

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

Beef · date night · Kid-friendly · Paleo · Party dish · Party plate · Whole30

Grilled Carne Asada (Whole30, Paleo & Kid-Friendly)

Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there!  The one thing that always makes me think of “Dad” is grilling.  I am lucky to have 3 dads and a husband, and the one place I know I can always find them in the summer is hanging out by the grill, beer in hand with… Continue reading Grilled Carne Asada (Whole30, Paleo & 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)