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 […]
Category Archives: Cooking
Here is a photo of our yummy dinner last night. Sauteed spinach and onions, mashed cauliflower, and baked chicken. Wait, where’s the chicken? Note to self, bone in chicken takes longer to cook. Oh well, so we ate our dinner in courses. It still tasted really good.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Menu Plan Monday
This weeks menu: Chicken chili and skillet cornbread Homemade fettuccine with tomato sauce Breakfast dinner Crab stuffed manicotti Sesame chicken, spinach & rice Pepperoni, mushroom, and olive pizza Tortilla and black bean pie I made the chicken chili on Sunday night, tons of leftovers so I’ll be having it for lunch the next few days. […]