Flourless Chocolate Cake

I made the Flourless Chocolate Cake today. It was an easy recipe to follow and came out great. Since we don’t eat much in the way of sweets anymore I found it a little too sweet and will probably try cutting back on the sugar next time (or use a darker chocolate). Xander inhaled his […]

Menu Plan Monday

This weeks Primal menu: Pot roast with apple dumplings Beef stir fried with peppers and onions with Spanish “rice” Dublin coddle Sweet potato zucchini frittata Spicy chicken wings Burgers (no buns) with sweet potato fries Breakfasts tend to be eggs and bacon or omelets. Lunch is a big salad with some sort of meat (chopped […]

Pear Crisp

Today I baked another grain free treat, a pear crisp. The recipe was from The Gluten-Free Almond Flour Cookbook by Elana Amsterdam. Elana has posted the recipe here. The only changes I made were using olive oil (because that was what I had) and using honey instead of agave nectar (cause that stuff is as […]

Mmmm, chocolate!

We’ve been seriously craving goodies since changing our eating habits to follow the Primal Blueprint. It hasn’t been the bad “I need sweets!” craving that you sometime get, more just “we need a treat” craving. It’s been especially hard for me to not be baking stuff so I’ve been reading lots and lots of web […]

Primal Menu

Since we have switched our eating habits to follow the Primal Blueprint our regular standby menus no longer work. They were filled with a lot of pasta dishes or casseroles with grains. At first it was daunting trying to think of meals that don’t have grains or legumes in them but now I am having […]

Gone Primal

Last Saturday Ryan came into my office area and said something to the effect of “I want to eat like a caveman”. Huh? So he explained that he’d been reading on different websites about Paleo/Primal/Caveman diets and found the ideas intriguing. He’d placed the books on hold at the library but he wanted to switch […]

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