Chicken Pozole-less Soup

Pressure Cooker Chicken Pozole-less Soup

When the temperature drops below freezing outside, my mind immediately starts taking vacations to warmer locales. One of my favorite imaginary destinations is south of the border—down Mexico way— where the the climate is as hot and spicy as the food.  If I can’t get […]

Sweet & Spicy Autumn Hash

This post was sponsored by Cholula Hot Sauce. I love Fall. Long shadows, crisp mornings, and bountiful harvests, it is by far my favorite time of year. Coincidentally, I also love hot sauce. It is at the top of my ever-growing list of food obsessions. […]

Turkey n’ Tahini Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

There’s something wonderful about the combination of tahini and sweet potatoes. I find the balance of bitter and sweet tastes to be nothing but pleasure for the palate.   These Turkey n’ Tahini Stuffed Sweet Potatoes manage to wrap all this incredible flavor into a tasty […]

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 […]

Simple Salad Ideas

6 Simple Summer Salads

Once the temperature outside hits 90°F, I generally lose any motivation to get in the kitchen and start blasting the oven. I’m looking for meals that come together fast, with little to no cooking required. For me that spells salad. For some reason, salad gets a bad wrap […]

Chicken Sausage and Fennel Soup

Chicken Sausage and Fennel Soup

Sometimes it’s the little things that help brighten your day…like coming home to find find a cooler full of sausage on your doorstep. The package came courtesy of First Fresh Foods, a local company in Gainsville, GA that specializes in producing top quality chicken sausage. I’ve […]

Chicken Pho

Pressure Cooker Chicken Faux Pho

Apparently I’ve been pronouncing pho wrong my entire life. The traditional Vietnamese soup is one of my favorite take out meals of all time. Delicious, spiced broth served with fresh garnishes of lime, basil and bean sprouts really warms the soul. But technically it is […]

Paleo Planet

Spiced Turkey Drumsticks & Paleo Planet Review

Sometimes Paleo cuisine gets a bad wrap for being little more than variations on bacon and lettuce. It’s great to see someone take it to new and exciting culinary territory, as in the case of the recently released Paleo Planet cookbook. Written by Becky Winkler of A […]

Spatchcocked Chicken with Root Vegetables

Spatchcocked Chicken with Root Vegetables

Spatchcocking is a fancy term for a simple technique–splitting a bird in half and and cooking it flat.  I was expecting there to be some sort of unique and brilliant history behind the word’s origin (it seems to conjure up images of ancient bearded warriors sitting around a moonlit […]

skillet shepherds pie

Skillet Shepherd’s Pie

Sometimes I lay awake at night, wondering if my deceased Irish ancestors are rolling in their graves because I put kale in my Shepherd’s Pie. Then I remember that they probably have no idea what kale is, so it’s likely all good. When it comes to comfort […]