Jane’s Recipes

Yogurt with Rhubarb Ginger Sauce

Yogurt with Rhubarb Ginger Sauce

OK, I confess, I'm having a love affair with rhubarb. Why does it taste so irresistably luscious to me? Well, maybe it's because I found an easy way to cook it in minutes with a bit of ginger, cinnamon and[...]

Paleo Rhubarb Coffeecake

Paleo Rhubarb Coffeecake

This moist coffeecake has a rich buttery flavor with swirls of rhubarb and ginger, plus a crispy streusel topping. A nutritious gluten-free, grain-free snack or dessert, it tastes just as yummy as my mom's traditional recipe, with rhubarb filling marbled[...]

Paleo Hot Chocolate Mochaccino

Paleo Hot Chocolate Mochaccino

If you're a chocoholic that loves the taste of coffee, this rich blend is guaranteed to satisfy your cravings. An instant, Paleo version of Hot Chocolate Mochaccino, it won't give you caffeine jitters. And if you use the zero-carb sweeteners[...]

Primal Beet Brownies

Primal Beet Brownies

Surprisingly quick and easy, these dense, fudgy indulgences touch my deepest primordial desires. A great way to use leftover beets, they’re also a perfect way to hide healthy veggies in a snack that seems decadent, but isn’t. I made them[...]

Wild Halibut with Lime Cilantro Sauce

Wild Halibut with Lime Cilantro Sauce

Wild Alaskan Halibut comes from the deep waters off of the Alaska coast. It has a snowy white, firm, and flaky flesh that tastes slightly sweet. This pungent sauce adds a zesty flavor to the mild fish. Steaming is a[...]

Thai Lunch in a Leaf

Thai Lunch in a Leaf

My favorite Thai appetizer, Mieng Kum, is a symphony of flavors that tantalize the taste buds, with every known flavor in each bite: sweet, pungent, sour, salty, and spicy. Easy to prepare, this Paleo version makes a healthy lunch or[...]

Paleo Egg Salad with Cashew Mayo & Asparagus

Paleo Egg Salad with Cashew Mayo & Asparagus

We ate this for lunch today! Easy to make and incredibly flavorful, it uses my easy oil-free Cashew Mayo recipe - try it! You'll see it's a super-quick and delicious meal for any-body, especially folks inclined toward gluten-free, Paleo, Candida,[...]

Paleo Hamburgers with Real Buns

Paleo Hamburgers with Real Buns

Grass-fed burger on a coconut bun is my idea of heaven. However THIS post is all about the bun! It's a new super-easy original recipe with coconut butter, and baked in an English muffin ring. The bun rises beautifully in[...]

Strawberry Rhubarb Cream Tart

Strawberry Rhubarb Cream Tart

Today I was craving raw strawberries for mental clarity. These babies caught my eye, gorgeous and full of flavor! Then I saw the fresh rhubarb.... My idea was to cook the rhubarb and leave most of the strawberries raw, since[...]

Asian Salad with Wild Salmon

Asian Salad with Wild Salmon

Many of my clients ask me for easy lunches for one person. Here is my lunch today - delicious! This Japanese-inspired salad is super-quick, satisfying, high protein, low-carb, and zero sugar. Wild Alaskan salmon is a rich source of protein,[...]

Zoodle Soup with Mushrooms & Seaweed

Zoodle Soup with Mushrooms & Seaweed

Classic Asian noodles with a Paleo twist, this dish is loaded with real nutrition from broth, meat, seaweed, and veggies. Zoodles are zucchini noodles, easy to make spiral vegetable slicer, mandoline, or julienne peeler. Today I used my new Paderno[...]

Blackberry Superfood Frappe

Blackberry Superfood Frappe

Oh my, I had this for breakfast today! It's also a fantastic 1-minute snack. Blackberries are refreshing and loaded with anti-oxidant compounds. Protein powder gives this treat the holding power of a full meal. It was such a pretty color[...]

Chocolate Covered Almonds Paleo-style

Chocolate Covered Almonds Paleo-style

Almonds are a healthy, high-protein snack that's very low in sugars and carbs. Here’s a super-quick and easy 5-minute recipe for cocoa-covered almonds. While our Paleo ancestors may have never tasted these delicacies, they could have, since they're made from[...]

Dark Chocolate Blackberry Tart

Dark Chocolate Blackberry Tart

Blackberries taste divine with chocolate. This is a luscious and sinfully delicious treat that looks decadent, but isn’t. Instead this smooth and creamy tart is loaded with superfoods and high anti-oxidant nutrition such as blackberries, avocado, and pure cacao. Lemon[...]

Coconut Sour Cream, Dairy-Free!

Coconut Sour Cream, Dairy-Free!

A little sour cream on your enchiladas? Sounds delicious! Rich, creamy, and dairy-free, this coconut sour cream is free of the chemicals and stabilizers found in commercial brands. It's easy to make and an ideal topping for any savory indulgence.[...]

Paleo Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Paleo Chicken Enchilada Casserole

A luscious and authentic Southwest dinner - Paleo style, this tastes even better than the original Tex-Mex version. I made it for a potluck dinner, and it vanished. However no one could believe it is gluten-free, grain-free, corn-free, and cheese-free.[...]

Authentic Miso Soup is alive!

Authentic Miso Soup is alive!

Simple and satisfying - this soup is prepared in the old-fashioned way. One of the major benefits of miso is that it is alive with friendly bacteria for optimum digestion. I created the recipe as a last-minute side dish for[...]

Paleo Beef Heart Stew

Paleo Beef Heart Stew

This simple old-fashioned stew enhances the flavor and nutrition of the heart. Organ meats have long been considered a delicacy in traditional cultures. Many people are pleasantly surprised when they taste heart, which has a firm texture, is extremely lean,[...]

Spinach Omelet and 5 Variations

Spinach Omelet and 5 Variations

If you can scramble an egg, you can make an omelet. This is a 5-minute breakfast for one person with spinach and green onions inside. Oh my, there are a thousand ways to fill an omelet - see the yummy[...]

Nori Wrap, a Meal in Minutes

Nori Wrap, a Meal in Minutes

When I want a healthy meal in a minute, I grab a seaweed wrap. Seaweed is a superfood loaded with healthy Vitamins B12, C, D, E and K. It is rich in minerals such as potassium, selenium, calcium, iodine, magnesium,[...]

Cashew Mayo

Cashew Mayo

Quick to blend, and way tastier than oily store-bought mayonnaise, you’ll want to spread this creamy mélange on everything! Cashews make a wonderfully smooth base for mayo, and they’re lower in fat than other nuts. I like to use the[...]

Zucchini Mint Energizer

Zucchini Mint Energizer

About 3:47 this afternoon, I seriously needed a pick-me-up. This was the perfect solution and it took less than a minute to make. Zucchini is rich in anti-oxidant vitamins C, A, magnesium and potassium, plus being low in calories and[...]

Best Paleo Breakfast Cookies

Best Paleo Breakfast Cookies

High-protein, low-carb, and filled with whole-food Paleo nutrition, these scrumptious crunchy cookies are a great grab-and-go breakfast or snack. The surprise ingredient is green banana, known to be low in sugars and carbs and high in resistant starch, which helps[...]

Liver Venetian Style “Fegato alla Veneziana”

Liver Venetian Style “Fegato alla Veneziana”

The Italians really know how to cook liver. That's probably why all those Italian men are so sexy. If you normally don't like liver, keep reading. Organ meats, including liver, have an off-the-charts nutritional profile, especially the nutrients we’re often[...]

Plantain Orange Coffee Cake with Cinnamon Swirl & Streusel Topping

Plantain Orange Coffee Cake with Cinnamon Swirl & Streusel Topping

A plantain has been ripening on my counter for a few days - hmm - wasn’t sure what to do with it. Just then I saw the orange. Aha! A sumptuous plantain orange indulgence with deep, dark cinnamon swirls! Oh[...]

Paleo Caffe Latte

Paleo Caffe Latte

If you secretly desire a Starbuck's double latte with whipped cream, be deprived no more! Quick to make and 100% free of caffeine, dairy, soy, sugar, and gmo's - this Paleo caffè latte tastes way more satisfying than store-bought. Brew it[...]

Lemon Cheesecake Superfood Bars!

Lemon Cheesecake Superfood Bars!

These delicate cheesecake bars are a luscious disguise for whole food nutrition. High protein yogurt or kefir, almonds, and chia seeds offer a naturally nutrient-dense treat. Fermented goat milk is a boon to healthy digestion, and it can be consumed[...]

Fermented Veggies

Fermented Veggies

The easiest and healthiest superfood you can make, fermented veggies are a natural probiotic that build healthy intestinal flora. And since the immune system depends on friendly bacteria in the gut, this is central to your health each day. This[...]

Paleo Superfood Fudge

Paleo Superfood Fudge

This nutty fudge has everything you desire in the perfect snack: Chocolate, low-carbs, high-nutrition, rich flavor, and crunchy nuts. However, what looks like a decadent sweet, secretly hides nutrient-dense foods likes hemp nuts, flaxseeds, bee pollen, chia seeds, and oh[...]

Orange Nut Muffins with Orange Honey Butter

Orange Nut Muffins with Orange Honey Butter

Today I was in the mood for a sweet orange muffin. Not quite a cupcake, but almost - Paleo and grain-free. There were 2 oranges sitting on my counter, and some soaked, toasted almonds in the pantry. Well, the muffins[...]

Orange Honey Butter

Orange Honey Butter

This is a sweet, spreadable vegan butter made with coconut and orange zest. It’s dreamy, creamy, and tastes yummy on everything - especially Orange Nut Muffins! Spread it on your Paleo toast, nut breads, or use it as a topping[...]

Chocolate Brownie Superfood Bars!

Chocolate Brownie Superfood Bars!

Is it a snack, a dessert, or a meal? Well, it's whatever you want it to be! Chock-full of high anti-oxidant chocolate and superfoods, these flourless brownies taste like pure decadence, but they’re really a meal in a bar. While[...]

Vegan Meatballs

Vegan Meatballs

You don't have to be Vegan to love these meatballs. Everyone goes crazy for them. Call them "no meatballs", with a taste so much like meat, you won't miss it. They're Paleo, Vegan, free of eggs, beans, soy, flour, grains,[...]

Homemade Coconut Yogurt

Homemade Coconut Yogurt

Here’s a foolproof recipe for thick, luscious coconut yogurt. This recipe has a rich flavor and dense texture, almost like Greek yogurt. It’s Paleo, dairy-free and vegan. It tastes great with fruit, and is easy to digest. Coconut yogurt is[...]

Paleo Pâté

Paleo Pâté

Liver is more than a seasonal delicacy. It is one of Nature’s most potent superfoods! This pate tastes rich and creamy, much like traditional pâté de foi gras. The main difference is you can make it in 15 minutes or[...]

Best Vegan Gravy

Best Vegan Gravy

Slow-roasted caramelized onions with mushrooms and herbs makes the best gravy I've ever tasted.  I was recently invited to a gathering, and asked to bring a vegan gravy. This original recipe is the result. Easy to make, it is both[...]

Pecan Crusted Wild Halibut

Pecan Crusted Wild Halibut

This 15-minute dinner is a new discovery! Today I found gorgeous wild halibut at my local grocery. Oh boy! Pecan crusted fish is easy to make, mouth-watering, and highly nutritious. A simple home-cooked meal often tastes better than any of[...]

Bacon Wrapped Eggs

Bacon Wrapped Eggs

After you taste one of these delicious morsels, you’re going to want another. They're easy to make, and loaded with high protein flavor. The bacon creates a crust around the egg, and makes this recipe incredibly delicious. Your #1 key[...]

Baked Egg in Squash

Baked Egg in Squash

Delicata squash is a mouth-wateringly nourishing meal, and the hollow center is perfect for stuffing. Even better, the skin is so soft you can eat it! I's a super-easy breakfast, lunch or dinner that's perfect for any season. Add optional[...]

Paleo Calzone

Paleo Calzone

Calzone are a flavorful meal or healthy snack on the go. Gluten-free and grain-free, everyone loves a little taste of Italy in a pocket! And they freeze beautifully - just pull them out 20 minutes before you need them, and[...]

Avocado Pesto

Avocado Pesto

Here's a super-easy avocado dip that's delicious on everything. It's a dip for veggies, a pizza or pasta sauce, sandwich spread, mayo substitute, topping for sauteed veggies, meats, or garnish on your fried eggs. It's easy with a food processor,[...]

Paleo Personal Pizza

Paleo Personal Pizza

Somebody asked me for a super-quick personal pizza. Well, here it is! So simple you can bake in a toaster oven and eat it for breakfast, lunch or dinner. The delicious secret is my 3-minute Pizza Crust. I topped it[...]

Paleo Cheese Souffle with Mushrooms

Paleo Cheese Souffle with Mushrooms

I am eating soufflé and re-living my childhood as I write this post. I’m 7 years old at the dinner table. My father has just carried in a cheese soufflé with wild mushrooms that he collected in the woods of[...]

Paleo Cornbread

Paleo Cornbread

Crumbly, rich and warm, this bread looks like cornbread, tastes like corn bread, and it's completely grain-free. Instead it uses coconut and chia seeds. It tastes absolutely marvelous with Paleo Butternut Squash Soup with Toasted Seeds. If you're avoiding nightshades,[...]

Paleo Brownie in a Mug

Paleo Brownie in a Mug

Decadently,  sensuously delicious. It's hard to believe it's healthy. Just look at the ingredients - 100% Paleo and Vegan. You be the judge. A brownie baked in a mug. Stir together and bake it. 20 minutes later, you're in heaven.[...]

Cauliflower Fried Rice

Cauliflower Fried Rice

You won't find this yummy dish in Chinatown. There's only one way to enjoy tasty fried rice that's grain-free, low-carb and gmo-free, and that's to do it yourself! Cauliflower rice is very easy to prepare in 10 minutes of less.[...]

Paleo Zucchini Pancakes

Paleo Zucchini Pancakes

Frittelle di Zucchini with Parmesan cheese used to be my favorite quick meal when I lived in Italy. Easy to make, I think this Paleo version is even more delicious than the original Italian recipe. It's a savory pancake with[...]

Paleo Chicken Rice Soup

Paleo Chicken Rice Soup

OK, it's a comfort food thing. I wanted to see if chicken soup with cauliflower rice would be as warm and satisfying as my Mom's chicken & rice soup. And wow! It turned out truly delicious! It's easy to do[...]

Paleo Orange Marmalade

Paleo Orange Marmalade

I'm so excited about the new breakfast recipes that are coming out of my kitchen. Here's a sneak preview of a fantastic Orange Marmalade that takes just 20 minutes to make. It's yummilicious on toast with almond butter. Oranges are[...]

Paleo Quiche Lorraine

Paleo Quiche Lorraine

Creamy, rich, and so easy to make, quiche is a nutritious grab-n-go meal anytime. Pair it with a salad for a complete lunch or dinner. Quiche is French, right? Nope. The word "quiche" comes from German "kuchen," or cake, and[...]

Chocolate Chestnut Brownies

Chocolate Chestnut Brownies

Today is one of those days. I neeeed a gooey brownie with rich chestnut flavor. Chestnuts aren’t even in season. Just give it to me Paleo, free of gluten, grain, dairy, and sugar, and I’m your friend forever! Europeans know[...]

Blueberry Jam, Low-carb & Sugar-free

Blueberry Jam, Low-carb & Sugar-free

What could be more wonderful than fresh Blueberry Jam on your Paleo Toast? Here's a recipe that's so pure it will refresh you, body and soul. Make it in 15 minutes or less. Blueberries are a fantastic low-carb super-food, high[...]

Scrambled Eggs Florentine with Dairy-free Cream Cheese

Scrambled Eggs Florentine with Dairy-free Cream Cheese

Yum! Here’s the easiest high-nutrient breakfast in town. Make it in 5 minutes! Eggs Florentine sounds fancy, but it’s just eggs over wilted spinach. In Florence they poach their eggs, however you can prepare them any way you like. I[...]

Paleo Chocolate Zucchini Bread

Paleo Chocolate Zucchini Bread

It's zucchini season, and there's no end to it in my garden. The solution is this moist and luscious Chocolate Zucchini Bread. (Yes, those are MY teeth marks on the first slice!) I guarantee it will stir your taste buds,[...]

Spanish Frittata with Cauliflower

Spanish Frittata with Cauliflower

The Spanish really know how to make a frittata, with plenty of fresh eggs, potatoes, and onion, an easy favorite called a "Tortilla de Patata". This recipe is a Paleo cauliflower take-off on that Spanish national food. It can be[...]

Baked Eggs in Avocado

Baked Eggs in Avocado

Even when you're in a hurry, it's always possible to make yourself a nourishing meal. Simply crack two eggs into a sliced avocado and bake. Wow, was this delicious! Choose a large size avocado with a large seed and hole,[...]

Paleo Pecan Shortbread

Paleo Pecan Shortbread

Irresistibly crispy and rich, these delicate cookies are easy to make. So light and flavorful, you'd never guess they're grain-free and Paleo. Enjoy them with a hot Chai Tea Latte, a Paleo Coffee, or just plain. This recipe is designed[...]

Paleo Carrot Cake in a Cup

Paleo Carrot Cake in a Cup

What? A cake in a cup? Yesss! It's your own personal carrot cake, moist, flavorful, and loaded with delicious nutrition for breakfast, snack, or dessert. Easy to make, just stir together the ingredients, put in a cup, and bake! You[...]

Hemp Mayo with Sassy Flavor Variations

Hemp Mayo with Sassy Flavor Variations

I'm so excited about this new discovery! Easy Vegan Mayonnaise that's smooth, delicious, and healthy too! Slather it on sandwiches or wraps. Use it a dip, a salad dressing, or a sauce for veggies. I wanted a creamy homemade mayo[...]

Strawberry Rhubarb Cobbler in a Cup

Strawberry Rhubarb Cobbler in a Cup

It's strawberry - rhubarb season, a delightful summertime treat not to be missed. So I decided to experiment with a cobbler in a cup. Yes, baked in a cup! It's very easy, high-protein, low carbs, high in nutrition, gluten free,[...]

Paleo Cauliflower Hash with Eggs

Paleo Cauliflower Hash with Eggs

Here's a quick and easy comfort breakfast you can make in 15 minutes or less. I like cauliflower hash even better than fried potatoes (which aren't Paleo). Prepare your eggs any way you like them. I like them soft boiled[...]

Mini Quiche, Paleo Style!

Mini Quiche, Paleo Style!

My new rule is to make all my recipes easier and easier - AND ever more delicious! This one is SOOOOO easy, and VERRRRY delicious! A simple quiche in a muffin cup is a great grab & go breakfast! AND[...]

Paleo Pumpkin Bread

Paleo Pumpkin Bread

So satisfying as a breakfast or snack with a warm cup of brew, Pumpkin Bread is a comfort food any time of year. This is a low-carb, Paleo-style bread, so it's grain-free, with natural, zero-sugar sweeteners. About Paleo sweeteners... I love[...]

Paleo Breakfast Tacos!

Paleo Breakfast Tacos!

Everybody loves tacos! But where do you find a Paleo taco without GMO corn, cheese, beans, or sour cream? That's why these Paleo Breakfast Tacos are truly a miracle. I promise you they taste fabulicious, and anyone can make them.[...]

Easy Paleo Sweet Potato Bread

Easy Paleo Sweet Potato Bread

I know, you're supposed to cool this moist and flavorful bread before slicing. But I like to enjoy it while it's hot, even if it falls apart - it just tastes better! Sweet Potato Bread is super-easy and delicious. So[...]

Paleo Tortillas!

Paleo Tortillas!

OMG, I never thought I'd figure out how to make Paleo Tortillas with no grain whatsoever! These are so easy to make, and the flavor is absolutely wonderful, like savory Indian flatbread. They're loaded with protein and Omega-3 nutrition from[...]

Paleo Cauliflower Wraps

Paleo Cauliflower Wraps

Savory wraps are a perfect accompaniment to any meal! Like a thin pancake or crepe, they're great for dipping, wrapping, & sopping up juices on your plate - instead of bread. Gluten, grain & GMO-free. Add your favorite filling and[...]

Paleo Huevos Rancheros!

Paleo Huevos Rancheros!

Paleo Huevos Rancheros are the best Mexican breakfast ever, made with my incredulicious refried sweet potatoes, a new recipe! Then it's topped with fried eggs, avocado, cilantro, and smothered with tomato salsa. Let's talk about the refried sweet potatoes -[...]

Paleo Pesto Pasta!

Paleo Pesto Pasta!

I'm super-excited about this new discovery! It's so delicious, easy to make, AND it tastes just like authentic Italian Pesto Pasta, only better. Zucchini noodles with avocado basil pesto is Paleo, vegan, gluten-free, and dairy-free. You'll swear it's real pasta[...]

Wild Berry Shortcakes, Gluten-free & Paleo

Wild Berry Shortcakes, Gluten-free & Paleo

Hello to the weekend! Eating berries out in Nature is all I want to do! OK, I called them wild, but they're actually cultivated raspberries, strawberries, blackberries, and blueberries from the Farmers' Market. Let the berries speak for themselves -[...]

Chocolate Raspberry Crumble Bars - Vegan

Chocolate Raspberry Crumble Bars - Vegan

I was so in love with the Berry Superfood Crumble Bars, I couldn't get them out of my mind. So I made them with a rich chocolate raspberry filling. Oh, I promise they're decadently yummy! But more importantly, they're chock[...]

Berry Superfood Crumble Bars - Vegan!

Berry Superfood Crumble Bars - Vegan!

These yummilicious bars have a fruity berry filling and crumb topping. I’m always looking for easy, nutrient-dense breakfasts, snacks, or desserts that are low in sugars. These are  loaded with high anti-oxidant berries and superfoods. The crust uses chia seeds[...]

Chili Cheese Biscuits with Chipotle Butter

Chili Cheese Biscuits with Chipotle Butter

These yummy biscuits taste just like spicy cornmeal biscuits, only better! They're a crispy, Paleo, gluten-free version of that decadent cheese biscuit you'd dunk in your Southwest tortilla soup. I served them with Coconut Chipotle Butter - see the easy[...]

Plantain Pancakes with Orange Maple Sauce

Plantain Pancakes with Orange Maple Sauce

I love plantains, with their rich, exotic south American flavor, that blends beautifully with orange. If you can find a really ripe plantain, almost black, it's time to make plantain pancakes for breakfast or brunch! These Paleo pancakes are easy[...]

Easy Paleo Quiche

Easy Paleo Quiche

Is it really possible to bake a pie with no pre-made crust? Yes it is! This is a deeeelicious, gluten-free, Paleo quiche you can make in just one step. When it bakes, there's a magical crust on the bottom, sides,[...]

Wild Salmon with Garlicky Greens

Wild Salmon with Garlicky Greens

Here's a delicious meal you can make in 5 minutes flat. Salmon with Garlicky Greens is a tasty, nutritious breakfast, lunch or dinner. It's so easy! While the salmon steams for 4 minutes, saute the greens, and serve! Today I[...]

Sausage & Kidney Casserole with Spices

Sausage & Kidney Casserole with Spices

I'm rediscovering the benefits of organ meats, as they offer great health benefits, besides being economical. This is a warming and satisfying breakfast, lunch, or dinner with sausage and kidney. It's like an old-world kidney pie with no crust and[...]

Paleo Sweet Potato Tots

Paleo Sweet Potato Tots

I used to think tater tots were silly. Well, they really are. Then I invented an easy way to make them super-healthy. Oh my! These crispy bites are flavorful, addictive, and healthy with all unrefined ingredients! Just grate raw sweet[...]

Paleo Biscuits & Gravy

Paleo Biscuits & Gravy

Hot biscuits with creamy sausage gravy make a hearty Southern breakfast. For this Paleo version I used Mulay's breakfast sausage which tastes delicious, and has no nitrites, MSG, sugar or soy. Coconut milk and arrowroot powder make a thick, creamy[...]

Paleo Baking Powder Biscuits

Paleo Baking Powder Biscuits

I wanted these biscuits to be just like my Mom's - crispy, hot, and sort of irregular in shape. It took 4 trials to get this Paleo version to come out. And it worked! The result tastes extremely close to[...]

Easy Blackberry Sauce

Easy Blackberry Sauce

I can't remember what happened. I spun the blender, and somehow poured this sauce on the Chocolate Brownie Waffles. I've no memory after that - just pure, delicious flavor. Perhaps I just blacked out or drifted into a parallel dimension,[...]

Chocolate Brownie Superfood Waffles

Chocolate Brownie Superfood Waffles

They look like waffles, and taste like heaven. But oh how appearances can deceive! What's masquerading as a decadently sweet chocolate waffle, is secretly a high-protein breakfast filled with superfoods. Here’s your chance to add all your favorite nutritious ingredients,[...]

Sweet Potato Hash

Sweet Potato Hash

I'll get excited about waking up any morning to Sweet Potato Hash! This is a comfort food for me, and it's the best I've ever tasted. Easy to make, check the step-by step photo instructions below. A great recipe for[...]

Paleo Paella

Paleo Paella

Today I was in the mood for authentic Paella with rich spices and exotic saffron sauce! This cauliflower version is easy, Paleo, grain-free, and extremely low in carbs. Traditional Spanish Paella is usually made with rice, chicken, meat, seafood, and[...]

Grated Beet and Carrot Salad

Grated Beet and Carrot Salad

Tomorrow is moving day, and I promised my helpers a lunch. I've got 2 beets, 2 carrots, and some herbs in the fridge. Well, it's time for my favorite grated beet & carrot salad! This is a super-healthy side dish[...]

Paleo Chocolate Pumpkin Bread

Paleo Chocolate Pumpkin Bread

This is very similar to Paleo Pumpkin Bread, only better! Much better. Since it's loaded with whole food nutrition and very low in carbs and sugars, it's a great breakfast or a snack. This is a low-carb, Paleo-style bread, so it[...]

Paleo Cake Pops!

Paleo Cake Pops!

Kids love cake pops! I used to think they were arduous and silly. What's ball of cake on a stick? But THESE cake pops are so easy a child can make them. AND they're made with 100% Paleo ingredients -[...]

Traveling on a Healthy Diet?

Traveling on a Healthy Diet?

Anywhere you travel, whether it's to Paris, Rome, or Cleveland, eating healthy is a challenge. If you’re have a special diet, or if you just like to eat the best food, planning ahead can make it easy! Tomorrow I'm flying[...]

Paleo Bone Broth

Paleo Bone Broth

When you're feeling weak and tired, bone broth is the #1 best cure. Real broth tastes delicious and is easy to simmer for hours or overnight while you're doing other things. I learned this traditional Italian recipe in Venice. It[...]

Spaghetti Carbonara

Spaghetti Carbonara

I love authentic "carbonara", but carbs in the pasta cause me to gain weight. THIS delicious Paleo version is super-low-carb! Zucchini noodles are the key to an easy meal. I left the table feeling satisfied, not stuffed. Traditional Italian "carbonara"[...]

Mint Chocolate Mousse

Mint Chocolate Mousse

I'm not Irish, but I love Ireland and I especially love GREEN. Here's an absolutely delicious, INSTANT and refreshing mint mousse that will make your taste buds AND your blood cells tingle. It's so easy, just blend and enjoy in 5[...]

Cauliflower Risotto with English Peas

Cauliflower Risotto with English Peas

Today I discovered fresh organic English peas in the market! When I lived in Italy, fresh peas in the pod were a sign of spring. Everyone rushes home to make this risotto, called “Risi e Bisi” in Venetian dialect, or[...]

Paleo Meatloaf

Paleo Meatloaf

This is by far the best meatloaf I've ever tasted! My Mom's meatloaf holds a place near and dear to my heart. But this tastes even better! Plus it's Paleo, gluten-free and grain-free, made without the usual fillers and prepared[...]

Focaccia

Focaccia

Authentic Italian Focaccia is hard to find. Here's an easy gluten-free, Paleo recipe that is so satisfying that I'm back in the piazza in Tuscany. Delicious with or without onions, warm focaccia is a delicious snack or accompaniment for any[...]

Vegan Focaccia with Parmesan

Vegan Focaccia with Parmesan "Cheese"

This is a fantastic crispy flat bread with a savory topping that's great for vegans and anyone avoiding eggs. It's something like a Focaccia Pizza, topped with my delicious Vegan Parmesan Cheese that tastes just like "Parmigiano Reggiano". Chia seeds[...]

Paleo Ketchup

Paleo Ketchup

Smooth and flavorful ketchup means the best tomatoes, and a perfect balance of tart, sweet, and a bit spicy. This easy homemade ketchup tastes so delicious you'll want to use it on everything! It's quick to make in the blender,[...]

Risotto alla Milanese, Paleo & Vegan

Risotto alla Milanese, Paleo & Vegan

I love traditional saffron risotto, made with arborio rice and lots of Parmesan cheese! Just so you're not deprived, here's a cauliflower rice recipe that tastes almost the same. Paleo cauliflower rice is a quick and easy low-carb side dish,[...]

Saffron

Saffron

My epiffany of the day was the discovery of saffron. Oh, I've been cooking with it for years - but I mean I DISCOVERED where it really comes from. Saffron is simply the pistils (OK, that's the sexual organs) of[...]

No-Tomato Ketchup

No-Tomato Ketchup

Heinz is yummy - however THIS ketchup is tastier! Tart, sweet, and rich all at the same time. If tomatoes are off your list, this is for you. It's made of carrot, sweet potato, and beet, but you'd never guess.[...]

Vegan Chocolate Cake

Vegan Chocolate Cake

At the expo in San Francisco, many people requested a healthy chocolate cake without eggs. Well, here it is! It's a super-luscious, ooey gooey chocolate cake, soft and creamy, like a real chocolate decadence cake. The secret ingredients are sweet[...]