The Joy of Backyard Chickens

    It only took about a year of begging for my husband to finally agree to backyard chickens. He had all kinds of worries: they would smell, they would be loud and messy, they would be hard to take care of, etc. etc. etc. Finally on Mother’s Day of this year I got my […]

Pan Roasted Lemon Chicken

I love chicken thighs! They are delicious and economical. This is an easy recipe that can be served to guests or just your family.  Picky eater at home? Just leave the sauce off their piece of chicken. Pan Roasted Lemon Chicken   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 30 mins Total time 40 mins […]

Maple Glazed Salmon

Here is a salmon recipe that everyone loves! Maple Glazed Salmon   Print Prep time 5 mins Cook time 8 mins Total time 13 mins   Author: Kathy Serves: 4 servings Ingredients 1 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon cumin ½ teaspoon chili powder 1 teaspoon salt 4 six ounce salmon fillets ¼ cup real maple syrup […]

Lemon Oil Love

Check out all these awesome uses for lemon oil! 1. A Cure for Laundry Neglect. Lemon essential oil takes out ALL odor when you forget and leave your load of laundry in the washer way too long2. Tame Oozy, Sappy Trees. Whether the sap is on your carpet, clothes or seeped into your skin, lemon […]

Roast Leg of Lamb with Paleo Gravy

Just because you are eating paleo doesn’t mean you have to give up things like gravy. This gravy is gluten free and delicious!   Roast Leg of Lamb with Paleo Gravy   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 1 hour 30 mins Total time 1 hour 40 mins   Author: Kathy Serves: 6-8 servings […]

Five Tips for Saving Money When Eating Paleo

You can save money while eating a paleo or whole foods diet. Here’s how: 1.  Plan your meals for the week. If you do just one thing on this list, do this one. Making a meal plan for the week is the one thing you can do to lessen your grocery bill. If you don’t […]

The Perfect Hard Boiled Egg

Some things seem like they should be so easy that no one should have to tell you how to do it, like hard boiling eggs.  Just throw them in a pot and boil, right?  But I always overcooked them and they would have an ugly grey-green yolk.  Or they would be undercooked with a runny […]

Paleo Chicken Street Tacos

When my husband and I first decided to switch to a paleo lifestyle I have to admit I almost cried thinking about giving up street tacos. Growing up in rural northern California, street tacos were always one of my favorite comfort foods and I wasn’t sure I could live without them. It wasn’t until I […]