Paleo Cornbread Muffins

What chili recipe would be complete without cornbread?  Another one of my favorite  comfort foods.  I used to make corn bread just so I could smother it in butter and honey and eat it warm!  I’m salivating even thinking about it!  Well, now that I’m Paleo, I needed to find a “paleo compliant” cornbread recipe….

Paleo/Whole30 Chili

One of my favorite meals of fall/winter is Chili!  So delicious… it’s warm, it’s cozy, it’s comfort!  Probably in my top 5 list of comfort foods that I could eat all the time!  I’ve experimented with making my own chili recipes in the past but this was before we completed a Whole30 and changed our…

Paleo Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

I have realized recently how big my sweet tooth is! I love sweets! Ask my husband… when I was pregnant with my daughter, I’m pretty sure I had to have a piece of pie, cake or cookie every night. I think my hubby gained about 15 lbs in sympathy weight while I was pregnant… oops!…

Crockpot Shredded Beef Carnitas

I made these shredded beef carnitas a couple weeks ago and they were so delicious!  The rub was perfect and the steak was cooked just right! Ingredients: 2 lbs. Flank steak 1 yellow onion, chopped 1 jalapeno, finely chopped (seeded if you want less heat) 2 red peppers (can change up color of pepper to…

Roasted Acorn Squash & Apple Soup

I have never tried acorn squash before but when I picked one up from the store, I knew I wanted to make soup with it!  Let me tell you… this is my new favorite go-to fall soup!  It was savory, sweet and DE.LISC.IOUS.  My husband downed a bowl in no time and barely took a…

Paleo Pad Thai with Spaghetti Squash

I made this recipe the other night and it was so yummy! I have never made spaghetti squash before but I saw one at the grocery store the other day and couldn’t resist picking it up to try. I decided to make some Pad Thai with it since I had made Pad Thai before but…

Chicken Stock in the Instant Pot

That title is making me giggle since it rhymes! 🙂 I made some homemade chicken stock the other day in my brand new Instant Pot I just got!  I MAY have squealed like a little girl when my Instant Pot showed up at my house… I also spent the entire night going through my new…

Mustard-Balsamic Chicken Marinade

I made one of my favorite go-to marinades for chicken last night and wanted to share it with all of you!  I’ve gotten to the point where I rarely use recipes anymore for making marinades and rather, I just end up eye-balling ingredients.  This marinade is DELICOUS on chicken and you can make it even…

Cumin Chili Rubbed Grilled Chicken

I’ve been trying to figure out all day what I was going to do with the chicken breasts I had in the refrigerator that needed to be cooked.  I was struggling today coming up with someone creative, fun, exciting… Then I realized, it doesn’t have to over-the-top-wow to be delicious!  To be honest, after getting…

Lemon Garlic Grilled Chicken Marinade

I have made this marinade for probably about a decade now but have just recently perfected the marinade.  Tonight I made it even a little more different than I have in the past.  I will tell you, if you are in a pinch on what to make for dinner or how to spruce up some…

Herb-Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Herb Roasted Sweet Potatoes 2-3 Large Sweet Potatoes 2 Tbsp Olive or Avocado Oil 2 tsp Salt 2 tsp Pepper 1 Tbsp Oregano 1 Tbsp Thyme 1 Tbsp Rosemary Olive or Avocado Oil Spray Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.  Wash and peel sweet potato skins then cut sweet potatoes into 1 to 1 1/2…

Salsa, Ketchup and Tomatoes… Oh my!

By far, the most popular recipe I’m asked for is my homemade salsa recipe.  Who doesn’t love salsa?  Seriously… I wonder if there is a single person in the world who doesn’t love to dive into chips and salsa?  I’ve decided to start experimenting soon with mixing up my salsa recipe to try and make…