Vietnamese Chicken Salad

Vietnamese Chicken Salad (Goi ga)

A woman butchering live frogs. A platter of pig brains. Buckets squirming with live eels. These were just some of the intriguing sights that I encountered as I pushed my way through a bustling Hanoi street market during a recent trip to Vietnam. I was […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Spaghetti Squash with Chicken Marinara

Spaghetti Squash With Chicken Marinara

Spaghetti squash is one of those Paleo staples that I can’t live without. It makes an great substitute for pasta and is ridiculously easy to make. It’s also pretty tasty just on it’s own with a little butter or ghee. I often would get sad when cooking […]

pan roasted chicken mushrooms

Pan Roasted Chicken Breast With Creamy Mushroom Sauce

It was a rough day at the office. Your boss really reamed you out for not filing those TPS reports…again. At least you’re home now. You’re starving, but you’re also beat as a mule on the Santa Fe Trail in August. The last thing you want […]

Easy Roasted Chicken

Easy Roasted Chicken

I picked up this easy roasted chicken technique from Michael Ruhlman in his brilliant Ruhlman’s Twenty cookbook. It is by far the most straightforward and delicious way I have found to roast a chicken. I love it for a couple reasons. 1. It’s dirt simple The total ingredients […]

Jerk Chicken Salad

Jerk Chicken Salad

The Story of Jerk Chicken Salad Variety might be the spice of life, but in Jamaica it is jerk seasoning. After stuffing myself with jerk chicken for a solid week during a visit there last summer, we picked up a jar of Walkerswood Jerk Seasoning to […]