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Summer Squash Chips

Summer Squash Chips

Summer Squash Chips are the perfect crispy accompaniment when you’re in a squash rut. Extremely versatile and always delicious!

Bacon & Apple Smothered Pork Chops

Bacon & Apple Smothered Pork Chops

Bacon. Apple. Pork. What’s not to love? This recipe comes by way of Nom Nom Paleo.  It’s a good one and I made very few changes because it’s a good one.   The only problem with the pork was entirely my own.  I used boneless pork chops […]

The Tailgate Chili

The Tailgate Chili

So much chili so little time! The Whole30 Chili can be a bit…intense.  It has some real depth of flavor that is simply not everyone’s cup of tea.  For a more traditional tasting chili, we also fall back on our Tailgate Chili.  Which, as the […]

Whole30 Meal Plan Round 2: Week Five and Beginning Reintroduction

Whole30 Meal Plan Round 2: Week Five and Beginning Reintroduction

Two days and it’s over! Just kidding, there’s really ten more days, but you’ll get some peanut butter and hummus! Either way, it’s an accomplishment and we are awesome for coming so far. This week’s meals are some of our family favorites and I encourage […]

Carne Guisada (Braised Beef) with Slow Cooker Option

Carne Guisada (Braised Beef) with Slow Cooker Option

Missing Mexican food?! Here are some flavors to bring it all back! Carne Guisada (Braised Beef)   Serves/ Yield: 6 Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook/ Assembly Time: minutes Total Time: minutes   Ingredients: Cooking oil 2-3 pounds cheap steak or roast, chopped into one-inch pieces 1 […]

Spicy Thai Salad

Spicy Thai Salad

Spicy Thai Salad   Serves/ Yield: 4 Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook/ Assembly Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 25 minutes   Ingredients: Romaine Lettuce, 1 bunch chopped 1 bunch Cilantro, chopped Oil Shredded carrots, one bag 1 red bell pepper, seeds and membranes discarded, thinly […]

Creamy Thai Spice Shrimp

Creamy Thai Spice Shrimp

Quick, easy, and delicious – what more could you want! Creamy Thai Spice Shrimp   Serves/ Yield: 4 Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook/ Assembly Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 35 minutes   Ingredients: 1 Tbsp. Oil or ghee for frying 1 lbs. medium shrimp, peeled, […]

Spicy Avocado Lime Sauce

Spicy Avocado Lime Sauce

Y’all.  I’m about to sling my southern everywhere because, y’all, this stuff is better than your grandma’s biscuits. Some friends of ours brought this jewel over on Super Bowl Sunday (with some bacon-wrapped shrimp, like all good friends should).  They were beyond awesome to Whole30 everything […]

Okra Jalapeno Fritters

Okra Jalapeno Fritters

It must be okra time around here because they are showing up in the stores.  Seems a little early but I’m not much of a farmer.  We do grow okra so I’m going to start testing this recipe out.  It has legs but I’m not gonna […]

Deconstructed Egg Rolls

Deconstructed Egg Rolls

Deconstructed Egg Rolls are perfect for when you are getting the mood for takeout.  They are faster than delivery and this version is certainly healthier with a lot more flavor! The hardest part of cooking Asian food is the prep. Generally, if you have your […]