Tag: grain-free

This week I whipped up of one of my all-time favorite Vietnamese soups, Pho (pronounced ‘fuh’), with a bit of a veggie-loaded kick to it. So if you’ve ever had Pho, you know traditionally it has thin slices of meat and rice noodles in it, right? But for this particular recipe I wanted to keep … Read More...

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Roasted Garlic Maple Rainbow Carrots

Nothing like Mother Nature’s beautiful rainbow carrots; and always a little extra special when you grow them in your own healthy soil. This year I planted organic carrot seeds in early spring and around now, mid-summer, they’re really starting to get happy and ready to harvest.  I haven’t successfully saved carrot seeds yet, so all … Read More...

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Watermelon Summer Salsa

“Happiness is chips & salsa.” -Anonymous If that quote is true, then this seasonal spin to salsa is next level happiness. This was my first time making a watermelon-base salsa thanks to my friends Ralph & Angie over at Fallow Ground Farms, and I’ve got to say, this stuff turned out epic and it’s so … Read More...

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I found out last week that Trader Joe’s is now carrying ready-made cauliflower rice (and life just got a whole lot easier!), which promptly got me motivated to make a new caulirice recipe this week for my meal prep. Cauliflower rice, or “Caulirice”, is one of my go-to grain-free additions to many of my meals during the … Read More...

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Caramelized Maple Salmon Salad - Nutrition You Can Trust

One of my all time favorite fish is salmon.  It’s rich, fatty and loaded with nutrition like the essential fatty acids EPA & DHA (omega-3s), B-vitamins,  potassium, selenium and more. However, we must remember that food & the nutrition in it is only as good as it’s source (how it’s raised, how it’s grown, etc). … Read More...

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Black Olive Guacamole | NYCT.me

Cinco de Mayo is here and this homemade black olive guacamole has got your back for putting big grins on guacamole-loving faces. Traditional guacamole we know has the basics:  avocado, tomato, onion, lime, salt & pepp… but I wanted to put a little flavor and presentation spin to mine, so this version I made with … Read More...

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Shrimp Pad Thai with Veggie Rainbow Noodles

To date, this may be one of my favorite real food meals I’ve put together on so many levels:  anyone can make it, great flavors and colors, reasonable cost (see breakdown at bottom) and it’s loaded with real food nutrition.  This is a Pad Thai you’re going to love… and rather than typical Pad Thai made … Read More...

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I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday weekend.  I got to take some time off and spend it with family, including my little niece from New Zealand who I had a lot of fun with. I also got a chance to get busy in the kitchen adapting my real food remix raw bread recipe into … Read More...

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paleo portobello burger with bacon aioli

If you’re looking for a burger idea that is grain-free and paleo-friendly, look no further. This pastured grass-fed, grass-finished burger is made with a portobello bun, pastured bacon, avocado, goat cheese (optional) and a homemade bacon aioli sauce. Yes bacon fans, bacon aioli! …and I included the recipe for making your own as well.  Let’s … Read More...

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