Chicken

Easy Thai Coconut Chicken from The Frugal Paleo Cookbook

Posted by on Nov 17, 2014 in book review, Chicken | 2 comments

Easy Thai Coconut Chicken from The Frugal Paleo Cookbook

One of the most common complaints I hear from people who are attempting to transition to a paleo diet is that it’s just too expensive. It certainly can be! I know in my house, when we miss the Farmers Market and don’t plan ahead for the week, we wind up spending a small fortune on groceries. But it doesn’t have to be this way. You can absolutely eat well without breaking the bank. Don’t believe me? Well my friend Ciarra, the blogger behind Popular Paleo, wrote an entire book about it! It’s called The Frugal Paleo Cookbook, and it’s going to be released on...

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The Zenbelly Cookbook Sneak Peek: pan-roasted chicken with bacon and apples

Posted by on May 21, 2014 in Chicken, Dinner | 24 comments

The Zenbelly Cookbook Sneak Peek: pan-roasted chicken with bacon and apples

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, of course you can 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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Thai Chicken Skewers with Peanut-Free Satay Sauce

Posted by on Apr 9, 2013 in 21DSD, Appetizers, Chicken, Dinner, Paleo, potluck, Shmooper's Top 10, Whole 30 | 22 comments

Thai Chicken Skewers with Peanut-Free Satay Sauce

It is very rare that you’ll find me in a woe-is-me state of mind in regards to food. I see the fact that I can’t eat gluten as somewhat of a blessing in disguise; it’s what led me to better health, and eventually to a mostly paleo diet, which led to even better health. As I state in The Paleo Miracle, I was never really sick or overweight. I was just unwell. Constant headaches, brain fog, lethargy, skin issues and mild depression were all a part of my “normal”. Changing my diet to correct all of those things is really a small price to pay, especially considering...

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Plantain Tostados with Cilantro Lime Chicken, Ranchero Sauce & Guacamole

Posted by on Feb 20, 2013 in Chicken, condiments & sauces, Dinner, grain-free | 36 comments

Plantain Tostados with Cilantro Lime Chicken, Ranchero Sauce & Guacamole

That’s a pretty long recipe name, I know. So here’s what happened: Johnny from Eating For Idiots and I decided to have a cooking day together. We have an ongoing texting relationship, in which we talk about food, life, love, tequila, and of course the occasional smack. I harass him on an almost constant basis about being my partner in crime in writing a cookbook, and I think I might have him almost broken down. But for now, we’ll cook together when we can and see what we can come up with. On Monday, we came up with something pretty great. It was all a total accident; the...

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Tortilla Soup, Hold The Tortillas.

Posted by on Dec 8, 2012 in 21DSD, Chicken, Dinner, Lunch, Paleo, soup | 5 comments

Soup and I go way back. It’s safe to say that one of my earliest memories is of my mom making it. It was always chicken soup, and she somehow managed to have a pot of it on the stove before you could get out the choo Of aaaah-choo. (And ask anyone, I pronounce the choo) Then, when I got my first job cooking at Paradise Eatery and Market in Willimantic, CT , one of my jobs was to make the soup of the day. The (smart) owners understood the value of consistency in the food industry, and there was a recipe book for each and every recipe that was prepared there. I simply followed recipes...

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Pineapple Red Curry with Chicken

Posted by on Sep 7, 2012 in Chicken, Dinner, Paleo | 1 comment

Since moving to San Francisco, Thai delivery has been one of my favorite luxuries. But I’ve been avoiding it, pretty sure that there is gluten-y soy sauce in just about every dish. While I won’t deny that I’m a bit saddened by my dining out options dwindling, I’m happy for dishes like these that are easily recreated at home. The most time consuming part of this dish is the veggie prep, so feel free to choose your own adventure! Go all out with loads of variety, or keep it simple and choose one or two. Either way, few things can warm you to the bone like a bowl of...

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