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01.16.18

Paleo Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup

Guys. It’s literally freezing in Chicago and I spent the first week of …

Guys. It’s literally freezing in Chicago and I spent the first week of the year at home with a cold. All I wanted to do was lounge around in cozy sweaters or pajamas with something warm, so I came up with the best paleo chicken soup recipe. As promised, after adjusting …

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12.13.17

New Holiday Traditions

I'm sharing some Christmas traditions I'm looking forward to (and one I hope …

I'm sharing some Christmas traditions I'm looking forward to (and one I hope to continue) now that we're married.

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10.15.17

Whole30 Paleo Sweet Potato Chili

It finally feels like fall, and I did not hesitate to break out …

It finally feels like fall, and I did not hesitate to break out my slow cooker to whip up a batch of my favorite paleo chili. I’ve been using the same chili recipe for a few years now but have since modified it, and then modified it some more. This …

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07.07.17

Chocolate and Coconut Paleo Popsicles

It’s already Friday! I don’t know about you, but I have a thing …

It’s already Friday! I don’t know about you, but I have a thing for popsicles and usually crave my favorite frozen treat on warm summer days. Since I don’t really do sugar or dairy, homemade (paleo) popsicles are the way to go, and I’m so excited to share these recipes …

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06.22.17

20 Paleo Recipes to Make This Summer

Do you find yourself constantly pinning seasonal recipes you plan on whipping up …

Do you find yourself constantly pinning seasonal recipes you plan on whipping up for your next soirée but then never actually taking the time to go through Pinterest to make them? Or to actually host a soirée? Me too, guys. Me too. Here’s a list of everything I actually want …

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06.07.17

My Quick and Easy “Chipotle” Bowl

This may be one of the easiest recipes I’ve ever shared–not that they’re …

This may be one of the easiest recipes I’ve ever shared–not that they’re ever that complicated–but I whipped up this bowl so quickly on Sunday night and got a few messages asking for the recipe, so here it is. I usually roast or grill chicken at the beginning of the week and have …

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01.30.17

12 Paleo Recipes to Make With Your Spiralizer

Since I’m committed to making at least one new recipe each week, I’ve been …

Since I’m committed to making at least one new recipe each week, I’ve been scouring the internet and my cookbooks for things I’d like to make. And because I want to actually use the kitchen gadgets I held on to, I’ve deemed it time to break out my spiralizer. The reviews …

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01.19.17

Paleo Chicken and Lime Soup

I went back to paleo (with one cheat meal a week), and this …

I went back to paleo (with one cheat meal a week), and this time, Conor’s mom joined me. And my friend Katie is doing Whole30, so it’s been fun having people to share recipes and snack ideas with. We found a delicious soup recipe and modified it a bit, and last weekend, I …

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12.22.16

15 Paleo Desserts to Make this Christmas

If you’re looking to eat a little cleaner this holiday season or simply want …

If you’re looking to eat a little cleaner this holiday season or simply want to feel a little less guilty when making something sweet, this post is for you. I’ve rounded up some of my favorite paleo and gluten free holiday treats (like these gluten free cookies) to enjoy this holiday season.

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11.16.16

15 Thanksgiving Recipes To Make This Year

In just one week I’ll be breaking all my rules and boarding a …

In just one week I’ll be breaking all my rules and boarding a flight on the busiest travel day of the year to spend Thanksgiving in New York with Conor’s family before he and I head to Copenhagen. Along with feeling lucky to spend the holidays with his family (they really …

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10.20.16

15 Paleo Slow Cooker Recipes for Fall and Winter

Temps are finally going down which means one thing. It’s slow-cooker season. So …

Temps are finally going down which means one thing. It’s slow-cooker season. So I’ve rounded up 10 of my favorite mostly paleo slow cooker recipes (like this Whole30 friendly pot roast) that I rely on for cozy fall and winter nights. My no. 1: Against All Grain’s Thai beef stew Sweet potato …

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09.22.16

12 Healthy, Grain Free Pumpkin Recipes to Get you Through Fall

I may be halfway through my favorite fall candle, but today marks the …

I may be halfway through my favorite fall candle, but today marks the first official day of fall. It is officially seasonally appropriate to start talking about what just might be everyone’s favorite time of year. I’ve seen a few leaves on the ground but am still waiting for that …

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09.02.16

In the Kitchen: Paleo Donuts

I tricked some non-paleo friends into enjoying these baked apple cinnamon “donuts”. All …

I tricked some non-paleo friends into enjoying these baked apple cinnamon “donuts”. All you need to get started is this little donut pan. And all this stuff. Ingredients: 1/2 cup almond flour 1/4 cup coconut flour 1/4 cup arrowroot flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 eggs (these …

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04.05.16

A Simple Spring Caprese Salad

Almost every time I order a salad at a restaurant, I’m left wondering …

Almost every time I order a salad at a restaurant, I’m left wondering how I can create it at home. And every time I make a salad at home, I’m left completely underwhelmed. Except for my friend Meg’s recipe, and this light, delicious, un-groundbreaking, and springy salad I’m about to …

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01.13.16

Whole30 Banana Ice Cream

I got really into Halo Top ice cream and still think it’s the …

I got really into Halo Top ice cream and still think it’s the greatest thing ever. It’s low in calories and sugar, isn’t processed, has a good amount of protein, and tastes like heaven, but isn’t Whole30 compliant. I was forced to take a little break but found myself missing my …

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03.18.13

In The Kitchen: Paleo Banana Pancakes

Last week, I decided to add a little something to my breakfast and …

Last week, I decided to add a little something to my breakfast and whipped up nom nom paleo’s cinnamon and coconut pancakes. I followed her recipe but added a little sunbutter (so good) and this past weekend, added 1/2 a banana. We had banana pancakes on Saturday and Sunday. They’re …

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11.28.11

In the kitchen / Mini pumpkin cheesecake

Hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving! I had a quiet little Thanksgiving …

Hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving! I had a quiet little Thanksgiving with the boyfriend here in Chicago. I cooked, baked & bought a few pre-made dishes since I was feeling a bit uninspired.  I don’t eat turkey so Thanksgiving is a day of carbs for me. I am …

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10.03.11

In the kitchen: vegan peanut butter cups

Better than Reese’s & they aren’t bad for you. The perfect indulgence, just …

Better than Reese’s & they aren’t bad for you. The perfect indulgence, just in time for Halloween. Recipe from Alicia Silverstone’s book, The Kind Diet.

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09.27.11

In the kitchen: sparkly gold pancakes

I made these pancakes with the boyfriend on my birthday using the Williams-Sonoma …

I made these pancakes with the boyfriend on my birthday using the Williams-Sonoma ebelskiver pan {thank you, Nicole!}, ebelskiver mix, gold shimmering sugar, turning tools & Dr. Oetker organic frosting {purchased at whole foods}. Melt a little earth balance or  butter in each pancake well of the pancake pan. Spoon …

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10.08.10

In the kitchen: S’mores Cupcakes

On Wednesday night I finally decided on a recipe for Thursday’s recipe exchange …

On Wednesday night I finally decided on a recipe for Thursday’s recipe exchange party. I would make s’mores cupcakes. I figured that anything combining s’mores & cupcakes had to be good, and the recipe required a kitchen torch. Done. You should know that I have always wanted a kitchen torch, …

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