Paleo Shepherd's Pie

This paleo Shepherd's pie always brings me back to England, where my husband and I went to graduate school, spending many a long night deep in the academic trenches of anthropology and biology. It was good fuel for our studious brains, especially on spring nights, when the weather was still cool, and there was always light rain, mist … Continue reading Paleo Shepherd's Pie

Luke and Ava make Cauliflower "Rice"

A tasty and grain-free alternative to rice. So easy, a kid could make it. Read the recipe below or watch as Luke and Ava make cauliflower "rice." Ingredients 1 head of cauliflower 1 Tablespoon of coconut oil salt and pepper to taste Instructions

Paleo Chili (mild)

Instead of beans, this recipe uses cubed butternut squash, to make a hearty, paleo chili that will appeal to your whole family. In order to make this recipe kid-friendly, I had to dial down the heat. So I use more paprika to round out the pepper flavor without adding spice. I do use a little … Continue reading Paleo Chili (mild)

Carrot-Parsnip Mash

I am always looking for alternatives to the standard boiled or mashed potato. Not that I don't love them! But they do have a high glycemic index and can cause some people inflammation. And if they aren't organic, they might be genetically modified. So instead I look to alternate root vegetables to get that carby-fix. … Continue reading Carrot-Parsnip Mash

Turnip Galette

A lovely lower-carb version of the classic French potato "cake." Story I thought this was a great idea when I saw the recipe for it in Saveur Magazine. Unfortunately, their recipe did not live up to my expectations. So I made my own version, based loosely on Julia Child's classic recipe, which uses potatoes. My … Continue reading Turnip Galette

Faux Pho

An Americanized, paleo, kid-friendly version of the original Vietnamese soup. Story The moment I first discovered Pho, I was in love. The authentic Vietnamese dish starts with a deeply flavored broth made from chicken or beef with star anise, ginger and cinnamon, adds thinly sliced beef or chicken, and rice noodles. Then its topped with … Continue reading Faux Pho