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Easy as Pie

Yes, I know it’s the Holiday season and that means a few more indulgences. It also means lots social events such as the office potluck or the family and friends get together and of course that most important holiday dinner.  Pies are definitely an essential indulgence at this time of the year and anytime that calls for a celebration. There’s …

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A Perfect Turkey Holiday

So you’re hosting the family this year for Thanksgiving.  Yikes, that means you’re responsible for roasting a tender juicy bird with golden brown crispy skin. Everyone will be expecting nothing short of that.  None of this bone dry pale turkey that usually happens to the best of cooks.  Not to worry; the recipe below, followed exactly, will produce a perfect …

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Paleo Dieting: How Is It Restrictive?

We hear it all the time: “Paleo is so restrictive!” Umm, not really! It all comes down to perspective. If you think you can’t eat bacon & eggs, or ribeye steak, or seafood because of the cholesterol and saturated fat – now, that’s what WE call restrictive. What should you eat on a Paleo Diet? Paleo is about “JERF”-ing. Just-Eat-Real-Food-ing. There …

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Classic Pizza Margherita

We love pizza and there is nothing better than a classic Pizza Margherita made with fresh tomatoes, fresh basil and real mozzarella cheese.  It’s simple, yet delicious and our crispy thin style of crust is a perfect base for this classic. Below you’ll find the recipe and also a short video on how to make this authentic pizza.  Enjoy and Buon …

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Shrimp Spinach and Pesto White Pizza

  Ingredients for Pizza 1 Nourishe pizza crust (made and prebaked according to box directions) ½ pound medium size raw shrimp (cut into 1/2 inch pieces) 3 cups fresh spinach leaves (wilted in microwave for 45 seconds and water squeezed out) I recipe parsley and basil pesto (or store bought) 1 recipe for béchamel sauce (or store bought) 1 cup …

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Yes Tortillas!

There are a ton of recipes out there for Paleo tortillas or flat breads.  When I first adopted the Paleo diet I scoured the internet for all kinds of recipes including ones for making tortillas.  Let’s just say that I ate a lot of less than tasty food.  Either the taste was off or more than anything the texture was …

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Sausage and Egg Breakfast Quesadillas

These quesadillas are good any time of the day but they are really perfect for a hearty breakfast.  Made with tortillas from our Nourishe Pizza Crust Mix they are also paleo friendly and gluten free. 4 Paleo tortillas (recipe here) 1/2 lb ground sausage 6 large eggs 1/4 cup chopped yellow onions 2 TBS chopped green onions 1/4 cup finely …

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The Refined Palate of the Modern Day Cave Woman

Kicking and screaming I fell into the Paleo/Primal path of eating.  Everyone who knows me knew that “Cuisine” not just food, was very important to me.  I am a “Foodie” and will always be one.  I would ALMOST rather stay fat and sick than to eat food that was not splendid.  Almost was the key word.  I had no choice …

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Pina Colada Carrot Cake

For Cake 2 large carrots shredded (combo of fine & coarse shred) 2 boxes Nourishe Cinnamon Raisin Muffin & Cake Mix 2 TBS sweetener of choice   For Frosting 2 8 oz box of regular cream cheese at room temperature 1 20 oz can crushed pineapple packed in juice (not syrup) 3 TBS coconut cream (cream part of canned coconut …

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Chicken & Dumplings

For Dumplings 1/3 head of cauliflower cut into florets 1 egg Dash salt 1/4 cup almond flour 1/4 cup arrowroot 3 TBS tapioca flour 1 TBS coconut flour   Boil the cauliflower until soft and drain very well in a colander. Put them into a paper towel to absorb more water. Put into a bowl and using an immersion blender …