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Spaghetti Squash Carbonara

Do you ever crave rich creamy spaghetti pasta carbonara but don’t want to deal with hitting the gym for hours to burn off those calories? The best alternative for this sinful Italian dish is Spaghetti Squash Carbonara. Just one cup of traditional pasta with carbonara sauce is almost 400 calories. It’s not terrible but if you’re watching […] Read more…

Paleo Banana Blueberry Muffins

banana blueberry muffins tapioca flour

I’m loving the new kitchen and any chance I get putting my new oven to work. Now that school is back in session I’m trying to find healthy breakfast, snack and lunch options. Paleo Banana Blueberry Muffins seemed like an easy way to survive breakfast this week so here we are. This week’s recipe inspiration comes from Wife Mama Foodie. […] Read more…

real food recipe round up + weekly meal plan featuring Vegetable Stew with Rutabaga Noodles

RUTABAGA NOODLES spiralized

Happy Saturday! Hope you’re staying warm this weekend. Thanks for joining my JoLynne. If you’re here to link up, please be sure to share a recent healthy recipe or meal plan using real, whole foods – sans processed items. If you’re here for recipe inspiration – welcome! The Real Food Recipe linky is hosted by me and […] Read more…

recipe spotlight: Olive Garden Zuppa Toscana Copycat

Olive Garden Zuppa Toscana Copycat Recipe

This recipe comes by way of a new food blog I found last week on Pinterest – Damn Delicious. I was intrigued by the title Olive Garden Zuppa Toscana Copycat Recipe and the amazing photos. I can’t remember the last time we dined at Olive Garden, but how could I resists this soup? White potatoes are considered […] Read more…

paleo weekly meal plan: january 13

Hello friends how was your weekend? Normally mine are relatively low key however this weekend my friends celebrated three birthdays (two being the big 4.0) requiring a girls night out extravaganza. What I learned is that nothing good comes from being over served. When your body goes long periods without alcohol, the minute you overindulge […] Read more…

paleo weekly meal plan: january 5th

paleo menus

Is it really January? Like most many new year resolutions have you committed to eat healthier in 2014? Maybe you’re considering trying Paleo? As I tell most of my friends I’m 100% Paleo 80% of the time. My resolution is to bump that up to 90%. Wish me luck. Giving up wine is my weakness, […] Read more…

#paleo weekly meal plan november 10th

paleo menus

Happy Sunday Paleo friends. How’s your weekend going? The weather is getting cooler but I’m not necessarily ready for full on winter. Last week’s meal plan was relatively successful, however it’s difficult to stay on track when hubs is traveling. My motivation to cook diminishes but I know it’s good for the kids to power […] Read more…

Paleo Chicken Divan

Chicken Divan Dairy Free

I’m going crazy over this Paleo Skillet Chicken Divan recipe adapted from PopularPaleo.com. Known as a creamy chicken and broccoli casserole, I was thrilled to find a dairy-free version. How is that possible? Instead of using cream soup and cheese, these are replaced by soaked and pureed cashews. Before incorporating a Paleo diet, I had no […] Read more…

Mexican Chicken Chili Recipe adapted from David Lieberman

Recently I attended a neighbor’s party and someone brought the comforting, creamy chicken chili that was amazing. I always forget about chili prepared with chicken but every since I cut out dairy I needed a chicken chili recipe sans the creamy base. Hubs asked me to make chicken chili last night and this is what I […] Read more…

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