Thai Beef with Basil (Paleo, Gluten Free, Dairy Free)

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Here is one of those recipes when you need to just get food in your belly quick, or when you are reaching for that take out menu and know you shouldn’t. This recipe takes about 20 minutes total and tastes delicious. I served it over riced cauliflower but you can use real rice if you aren’t paleo. Continue reading

Pumpkin Seeds

PumpkinSeeds-1One of my favorite parts of fall has nothing to do with pumpkin spice lattes, even though that is a fun perk.  It has to do with snacking on pumpkin seeds.  Yes I am a big snacker, I will admit it, I love anything that is salty and has a crunch to it. Does that make me a horrible person? Probably not, but I have a hard time controlling myself. I rarely keep snacks in the house because I can devour a whole bag in one sitting. But these little guys only happen when I buy a pumpkin, which is only a couple of times a year, so I say SNACK ON!

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Pumpkin Banana Swirl Bread (Paleo, Grain Free, Dairy Free and Gluten Free)

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Raise your hand if you like pumpkin bread? Now what about banana bread? Well why not have both, together!  This quick bread turned out better than I thought it would.  I made a half batch of each batter and swirled them together in a bread pan. Unfortunately there wasn’t a huge difference between the two batters, I think that is because of the almond that is in both batters.  If this was a normal (by normal I mean made with white flour) quick bread, I think the pumpkin bread would have really stood out. But not big deal, it still tasted wonderful. Continue reading

Rosemary Lime Salmon Skewers

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This is something I make about once a month.  I can’t believe it took so long for me to actually take pictures and post the recipe.  I love this dish because it is a pretty quick to make, and it is an all in one meal.  No side dishes to make, no extra dishes to clean, it’s super easy. I also love this meal because this was the first salmon dish I made that I actually liked and didn’t have to force down, which for me was a pretty big accomplishment. Continue reading