Pistachio Pesto

I have never fallen so instantly in love with a recipe as I did with this Pistachio Pesto

Spaghetti [squash] and Meatballs

Spaghetti and meatballs covered in freshly grated parmesan cheese is usually my answer when asked what my last meal on earth would be…it is by far my favorite comfort food and could eat it seven days a week if I had to. Here is a Paleo interpretation of this classic that I will surly be making for years to come.

Carrot & Curry soup

You know all those baby carrots you have in your fridge? Now is the time to make delicious use out of them.


  Serves four Adapted from The Whole30: The 30-Day guide to total health and food freedom, Melissa’s chicken hash 2 table of cooking fat (I use bacon fat) 2 pounds of boneless, skinless skinless chicken thighs, cut into a 1-inch dice 1/2 pound of smoked kielbasa sausage, diced (optional, but why wouldn’t you add this?)…

Mexican chicken meatballs

I was inspired to make these after reading a basic chicken meatball recipe in The Whole30 cookbook. With most recipes I make (baking aside), I read a recipe and use the ingredients and cooking method as a starting point but ten times out of ten I end up adding something, usually to use up some ingredient I have in the fridge. This day I happen to have cilantro and a Fresno pepper so Mexican won…

Bubble and Squeak

I was a huge fan of this dish when I was living in England and love doing my own take on it whenever I have the opportunity….The lesson here is left-overs do not have to be boring. I find that if reconstituted right they are often better than the original dish.


Are you looking for a new recipe to use up all of those cherry tomatoes from your garden? Slow roasting them gives them a deeply intense flavor showcasing their natural sugars. Serve them over pasts or on a salad, or take it a step further and blend them up for an insanely easy and full bodied sauce that you can put over EVERYTHING.


Easy guacamole that you will end up bringing along with you to every social gathering. And a tip on preventing your guac from turning brown and prolonging its shelf life.

Breakfast Frittata

Behold: a convenient breakfast recipe to start your day, and week, out right.

How to cut an onion properly

If I had to name a single fundamental cooking skill one must learn to become a better cook it would be, hands down, how to properly cut an onion.  Yes, there is a right and a wrong way to do this and once you learn the right way your life will become so much easier;…

On the rocks

I love learning new and better ways to do things…here is simple way to make iced coffee that will stay strong as the ice melts…use the coffee as ice cubes! It is such an obvious method yet you never see it done. You are welcome.

How about a cup of coffee to start…

Well, the day has arrived;  I have finally started a food blog!  For anyone that knows me, this endeavor will not come as a surprise.  I live for food.  It is my favorite thing to talk about, in depth, all day long.  The subject brings me to life, and now it is time to share with…