Posted in July 2013

Butter – Paleo?

Butter – Paleo?

I get this question a lot.  Is butter paleo?  Yes, it is animal fat.  But, it comes through processing of dairy which again, comes from the animal, but just wasn’t part of caveman’s diet.  If you are going to engage in the hard-core paleo diet and only eat what caveman did,  then butter is off … Continue reading

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What Did the Duck say to the Chicken?

What Did the Duck say to the Chicken?

Ever since I started using grass fed animal fats in my cooking, I can’t stay away from basting.  It’s a treat that I give myself once or twice a week.  I certainly enjoy the subtle flavors found in tallow and duck fat.  You can test  your palette by cooking the simplest thing: an egg.  Fry … Continue reading

Green Eggs and Lamb

Green Eggs and Lamb

Mondays are great because Sundays are Market days and that means fresh produce, meats, and eggs.  Let’s put them all together and build a nice little stack.  Arugula, grass fed lamb burger, and corn free, soy free, rage free eggs!  Look how bright that yolk is, with super clear whites, and delicious flavor.  A squeeze … Continue reading

Try This Chicken

Try This Chicken

Light, fresh meals are fabulous for Summertime dining.  Use fresh herbs like basil, sage, tarragon, parsley, rosemary, and cilantro wherever possible.  Herbs are readily available at your local grocery stores or farmers’ market.  Grab a handful of each and rough chop into a salad mixture with arugula.  Add olive oil, garlic, and a tablespoon of … Continue reading

Breakfast Crispy

Breakfast Crispy

If you had to pick one, do you like the soft and chewy, or hard and crispy?  Personally, I like the hard and crispy.  Before paleo, a bowl of cereal or a dark toasted bagel were always part of the routine, and loved the crispy crust of a baguette.  Now, without grains, I look for … Continue reading

Paleo French Toast

Paleo French Toast

Most of my blog posts feature more protein than carbs.  Today, I’ll make an exception.  Honestly, I still had a chicken leg aside from this meal but, I was very excited to have an old favorite, French Toast.  I make a savory version, versus sweet.  From a paleo perspective, French Toast is a plate full … Continue reading