Posts by zenbellyblog

2 Matcha Recipes and a Giveaway!

Posted by on Jul 31, 2014 in 21DSD, giveaway | 7 comments

2 Matcha Recipes and a Giveaway!

After many years of using a pretty decent, but not incredibly powerful blender, I got my very first Blendtec back in the fall of 2013. It was a total game changer. Since then, I’ve used it just about on the daily to make soups, smoothies (see recipe below), sunflower flour from sunflower seeds (see the recipe I made with that here), almond milk, coconut milk, milkshakes, you name it. Most recently, I’ve relied on my Blendtec to make my morning beverage, since I’m trying to cut back on the coffee. My new favorite is butter matcha, and the Blentec gets it super smooth and...

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Entertaining Made Easy: How To Be A Guest At Your Own Party

Posted by on Jul 22, 2014 in Adventures in Catering, Dinner, entertaining, recipes | 0 comments

Entertaining Made Easy: How To Be A Guest At Your Own Party

  Eating fantastic food with your nearest and dearest is one of life’s true treasures, if you ask me. Here’s how to make that experience as stress-free as possible. In my new book, The Zenbelly Cookbook, an epicurean’s guide to paleo cuisine, I share some of my favorite party menus, including one that can be almost entirely made ahead, so you can be a guest at your own party! Here are my top tips for easy entertaining, brought to you by my many years in the food business.   First things first: Have a plan.   Start with the basics. It’s important to be...

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Giveaway! US Wellness Meats & The Zenbelly Cookbook

Posted by on Jul 10, 2014 in giveaway | 8 comments

Giveaway! US Wellness Meats & The Zenbelly Cookbook

✮   ✮   ✮   ✮   ✮   ✮   ✮   ✮  ✮   ✮   ✮   ✮   ✮   ✮   ✮   ✮   ✮ The Zenbelly Cookbook is available for preorder, and will be released on August 12th – so soon!  To celebrate the launch of my first cookbook, I’ve teamed up with some great companies to bring you lots of fun giveaways. First up: I’m so excited to be able to work with this great company, that ships an impressive variety of grass-fed meats and sustainable seafood directly to your door! I hear a lot of people say that they have a tough time finding good meat choices where they live, and US Wellness Meats is here...

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The Zenbelly Cookbook Sneak Peek: Paleo Breadsticks

Posted by on Jul 9, 2014 in Appetizers, breads & muffins, grain-free, holiday, Snacks | 14 comments

The Zenbelly Cookbook Sneak Peek: Paleo Breadsticks

The Zenbelly Cookbook, an epicurean’s guide to paleo cuisine is available for preorder! To celebrate the release of my very first cookbook, I will be sharing a recipe from it every week, so you get a sneak peek of what’s to come! And if you’re already excited, you can, of course preorder it HERE. You’re likely to get a lower price if you preorder, and it will be on your doorstep on AUGUST 12TH! What can you expect from The Zenbelly Cookbook, you ask? Good question! Here are the things I’m most excited about: How To’s The beginning pages of The Zenbelly...

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The Zenbelly Cookbook Sneak Peek: Sesame Shiitake Broccoli

Posted by on Jul 2, 2014 in 21DSD, vegan, Vegetarian | 1 comment

The Zenbelly Cookbook Sneak Peek: Sesame Shiitake Broccoli

The Zenbelly Cookbook, an epicurean’s guide to paleo cuisine is available for preorder! To celebrate the release of my very first cookbook, I will be sharing a recipe from it every week, so you get a sneak peek of what’s to come! And if you’re already excited, you can, of course preorder it HERE. What can you expect from The Zenbelly Cookbook, you ask? Good question! Here are the things I’m most excited about: How To’s The beginning pages of The Zenbelly Cookbook are chock full of tips and techniques, complete with step by step photos to go with them....

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