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Texan/Cubanized Puerto Rican Pasteles

I’ve lived in Texas for the last 15 years and agreed to help a close friend make some traditional Mexican Tamales… It brought back some nostalgic memories of growing up in Orlando with my Aunt and her family and the amazing Puerto Rican pasteles we…

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Kick-butt Paleo Soup

  Sometimes we have lots of random leftovers, meat, vegetables, etc. that need to be eaten, but it’s a little of this, a little of that, and not a lot for a meal. We had lots of meats one Sunday (ground turkey from tacos, leftover…

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Texas Chili

I L-O-V-E Chili. Now that it’s warming up outside, chili frequently gets overlooked… but I think it’s a GREAT make-ahead dish that freezes easily and makes a quick meal right out of the freezer. I have to preface by saying I learned everything I know…

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Paleo “Pasta” Sauce with Zucchini Noodles

This recipe has become almost a weekly staple in my house.  Carol gave it to me and has graciously allowed me to share it! >>Thanks Carol!<< It makes a LOT of sauce, so I’m able to freeze quite a bit, and it heats up quickly…

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Super Simple Cuban Pulled Pork – Slow Cooker

This recipe is super simple and amazingly delicious.  It’s the closest thing to the lechon asado I had for new years in Miami growing up. Start with a good bone-in pork shoulder or butt with a nice layer of fat and stuff with with garlic. Sprinkle with…

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Thai Coconut Curry Chicken Soup with Kelp Noodles (Paleo)

Norman was craving Thai food and I was creeping around Huffingtonpost.com looking at the Food section and came across a slow cooker recipe for this soup…it was pretty simple, we didn’t have a lot of time to cook, and I decided to take my ow…

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Spicy Lavender Lemonade

A little late for summer, but this drink packs a satisfying punch and makes great use of my peppered lavender infused agave. Mix 1 part fresh squeezed lemon juice with 1/2 part peppered lavender infused agave and 2 parts grape-based vodka like Ciroc or Cooranbong. Shake well and strain…

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Spicy Lemon Cauliflower “Rice”

It took a while for me to get this one right… I really enjoyed some lemon rice a coworker brought me a while back.  His wife, who just came to the states from India made some lemon rice that was satisfyingly spicy and tangy at the…

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Spicy Peppered Lavender Infused Agave Nectar

So I’m walking through the syrup aisle at my favorite liquor store (yes, it’s that big that it has a syrups aisle) and started to long for the fun and creative drinks I used to play with before I gave up refined sugars.  I’ve gotten…

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Lemon Lavender Paleo Breakfast Bars – Egg-free

Not being able to eat eggs makes breakfast a very complicated matter when you try to stick to paleo eating.  There aren’t very many breakfast options when you cut out grains and eggs! I found a really good egg-free paleo breakfast bar recipe on Elana…

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