Butternut Squash Hummus

Butternut Squash Hummus

Hummus, the centuries-old combination of chickpeas and tahini, is pretty much a standard today when it comes to a quick appetizer. But, alas, chick peas are technically a legume.  They contain dreaded phytic acid (a supposed anti-nutrient that blocks the body’s absorption of key nutrients), […]

Cardamom Coffee

Cardamom Coffee

If you a looking to spice up your mornings a little bit, do I have a treat for you: cardamom coffee. Cardamom coffee is enjoyed by several countries in the Middle East. By simply adding a few green cardamom seeds to your coffee grounds, you can impart […]

Warm Salmon Potato Salad

Warm Salmon Potato Salad

Sometimes I like to pretend that I’m on a reality TV cooking show where the challenge is to come up with a meal on the spot using whatever ingredients I can find in my kitchen. Sure, it’s a lot of pressure, but I like to live life […]

Stuffed Eggplant

Balsamic Chicken Stuffed Eggplant

When it comes to Paleo cooking, there is no shortage of items that you can stuff. There are a pleathora of recipes out there for stuffed avocados, stuffed mushrooms, stuffed squash, and now…stuffed eggplant. I had never really thought about stuffing an eggplant until last summer when I […]

bison and sweet potato skillet

Spicy Bison Sweet Potato Skillet

When it comes to quick, no-fuss meals, skillets are definitely at the top of my list. I love being able to create a satisfying dish solely in my cast iron, plus there is the added bonus of having only one pan to wash afterwards. This Spicy Bison […]

Loaded Shrimp Cassava Fries

Loaded Shrimp Cassava Fries from Paleo Date Night

I wrote Paleo Date Night with the intention of helping people create restaurant-quality meals that are healthy and delicious. Not all restaurants have Michelin stars and linen tablecloths. Case in point: these Loaded Shrimp Cassava Fries were inspired by something you might find at a food truck. So instead […]

Paleo Fried Green Tomatoes

Paleo Fried Green Tomatoes

Fried green tomatoes are synonymous with Southern cuisine. The actual origins of the dish, however, are a little muddy. Printed recipes for fried green tomatoes first appeared in the newspapers of Northern and Midwestern cities in the late 19th century. Thanks in no small part […]

Strawberry and Roasted Beet Salad

Strawberry and Roasted Beet Salad

A couple weeks ago, I dining out with some fellow Atlanta Food Bloggers when I came across something on the menu that piqued my interest– a beet salad with strawberries. It blew my mind. I still can’t get over the flavor combination of beets and strawberries. I’m […]

Salt Potatoes

Salt Potatoes

I was exposed to some unique culinary experiences while attending graduate school in central New York state. Some experiences, mostly those involving the infamous “garbage plate,” I am actively trying to forget. But there were some aspects of local cuisine that I was happy to take with […]