Roasted Garlic Parsnip Puree

  Serves 2 I was never a big fan of parsnips, until I made this puree! It’s so simple to throw together and the roasted garlic and duck fat give it a decadent flavor everyone loves.   2 lb parsnips 1/4 cup duck fat or tallow, melted (or coconut oil) 2 tsp coarse sea salt […]

Orange Rosemary Sweet Potatoes with Bacon

  Serves 4-6 I’m all about saving time in the kitchen. These sweet potatoes couldn’t be easier, and the orange juice, rosemary and bacon really take them from ordinary to something special, making them perfect for any gathering.   2 lbs sweet potatoes, peeled and sliced into 1/4” thick discs (about 5 cups) 2 TBSP […]

Lemon Beet Sparkling Mocktails

  Makes 4, 8-oz drinks These mocktails are my go-to drink when guests arrive because they’re so incredibly beautiful. Plus, they’re stinkin’ simple to make and healthy to boot. No one ever guesses there are beets involved! Even better – I like to make larger batches of the cooked pureed beets and freeze them so […]

Best Paleo Recipes of 2015 eBook

I’m extremely excited to be a contributor to the Best Paleo Recipes of 2015 eBook! Following on the hugely popular release last year, this years features recipes from OVER 30 of the top names in the Paleo community like Juli Bauer, Danielle Walker, Mark Sisson, Brittany Angell, Steph Gaudreau, Russ Crandall, and many more. This years group […]

Smoky New York Steaks with Mushrooms Bacon and Green Onions

  Serves 4 I could eat a steak pretty much every night of the week. But then I mades these, and, well…now I could eat them twice a day!  Any self respecting steak wouldn’t be caught dead without this flavorful rub and delectable mushroom and bacon topping. The rub portion makes twice what you need, […]

Roasted Brussels with Capers and Almonds

  Serves 4 Tired of the same ‘ol sprouts with bacon? Well you’re in for a treat! Deliciously simple (hey, that would make a great cookbook tittle!) and bursting with flavor, these Brussels will be your new go-to side dish. The brightness of the lemon juice and the tang of the capers really push these […]

Kale and Apple Salad

  Serves 4 Can I let you in on a little secret? I’m not a big fan of cooked kale. I know, I know – it’s super healthy! A nutritional powerhouse! But I just don’t love the flavor. I’ve managed to chop it into soups and I can handle that, but a big pile of […]

Green Tea Basil Avocado Pops

    Makes 8 Sometimes a hot summer day calls for an icy treat like these green tea pops! Skipping the sugary, cream filled ice-cream and opting for healthy and invigorating green tea, lime and basil, makes these ice pops a no-brainer for my family on scorching hot days. But they make a nice snack […]

Green Chile Turkey Meatballs with Avocado Dunking Sauce

  Makes 30 meatballs Green chiles are a powerhouse of flavor in a small, inexpensive can. I keep my pantry stocked with them at all times. You should too! Repeat after me…”I will use green chiles in my cooking whenever I want to add a little zing to my dish, without the heat of peppers!” […]

Cranberry Coconut Bark

  Making a sweet holiday treat, whether it’s Christmastime or Valentine’s Day, doesn’t have to be a huge ordeal. Whip up a batch of bark for nibbling! I love making bark for many reasons, like the fact that my kids can make it easily on their own, it’s pretty darn foolproof, and you can use […]