Paleo Hummus with Roasted Red Peppers

paleo hummus

It seems like I’ve written an awful lot about hummus on a website whose recipes don’t use beans or legumes of any kind! First I told you all about how much I used to live on the stuff in this post about my former vegetarian days, then I told you how I stumbled upon an idea […]

Slow Cooker Pork Shanks

Pork Shanks

First of all, what on earth are pork shanks? The pork shank is a cross section of the leg bone taken from below the knee: they’re kind of the short rib of the pastured pork world! I first came across this cut called “Pork Wings” at a restaurant which served them BBQ-style, with the bone […]

Easy Collard Greens with Bacon

Easy Collard Greens with Bacon

I know, it’s the middle of summer and I’m the weirdo eating collard greens. Let me tell you why. Our 4th of July weekend started off spectacularly, with sunshine, a cool breeze, a few adult beverages and some super grilling. Glorious! However, our weather good fortune did not want to hold. Which is how I […]

No-Bean Paleo Hummus

I have actually bewailed the lack of hummus in my Paleo life before. I used to practically live on the stuff. Not only did I consider it healthy, I just adored the flavor. When I realized that I had to give up eating beans, pretty much my first thought was, “oh, no, not the hummus!”. […]

Lemon Garlic Roast Chicken

Cooking a whole chicken is something I found intimidating for a ridiculous amount of time. The insides grossed me out after years of not eating any meat at all, I was faintly terrified of all the fat in the skin after believing for so long that skinless boneless chicken breasts were the “healthiest”. Similarly, I […]

Lemon & Cilantro Calamari with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

Calamari is one of those things that sounds really intimidating to the home cook. Especially if they are a little seafood-scared. But that little bit of squid-squick-factor may be one of the things that makes this wild caught seafood option stay relatively affordable: where I live, a delightfully land-locked state, already cleaned calamari is often […]