The REAL answer... not just some mystery chart, or page full of 900 pinterest images before the recipe 10 miles down the page! Please note this recipe is for making a heap of beans to be used in other recipes, or frozen for later use. Instant Pot Black Beans, Cooking a One Pound Bag at Once The REAL answer... not just some mystery chart, or page full of 900 pinterest … [Read more...] about Instant Pot Black Beans, Cooking a One Pound Bag at Once
In case you're thinking of boiling eggs this weekend, I wanted to put these posts together for you. Eggs are awesome anyway, so any excuse to highlight these nutritional powerhouses is a good one! Hardboiled eggs are a favorite grab and go snack (even at the airport--look for them at the more "gourmet" snack stands and shops). Just a little salt and pepper and they're … [Read more...] about EGGS! How to make amazing hardboiled eggs & how to make deviled eggs!
Simply the easiest way to prepare sweet potatoes I have ever seen. In my kitchen, they are usually more of an ingredient, and this method of baking is my all time favorite now. Easy cleanup too. Baked Sweet Potatoes, Slacker Method Simply the easiest way to prepare sweet potatoes I have ever seen. In my kitchen, they are usually more of an ingredient, and this method … [Read more...] about Baked Sweet Potatoes, Slacker Method
Unlike a lot of the posts and recipes for sunflower seed butter I found online while researching my own approach, I'm going to keep it simple. Two ingredients: 3 cups raw shelled sunflower seeds Himalayan mineral salt to taste And here's the complete directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spread the sunflower seeds out in an even layer on a … [Read more...] about Homemade Sunflower Seed Butter Recipe, Simple Method
A simple but really different tasty Mediterranean flavor for slider patties... Kibbi Spiced Slider Patties A simple but really different tasty Mediterranean flavor for slider patties 1 lb grass-fed beef (ground (I like 85% for this, but any will do))1/4 cup crushed walnuts (can also be minced)1/3 cup white onion (very finely minced)1/2 tsp sea salt (or to … [Read more...] about Kibbi Spiced Slider Patties
Make these ahead, and flavor them when you reheat them! Quick! Easy! Efficient! Basic Meatballs Make these ahead, and flavor them when you reheat them! Quick! Easy! Efficient! Ingredients1 egg (well beaten. If it is a large egg, use half.)1/3 cup almond meal (Alternately I use crushed walnuts)1/2 tsp sea salt1/2 tsp black pepper (fresh cracked)1 lb grassfed … [Read more...] about Basic Meatballs
A good friend of mine once remarked that she didn't think she could ever get enough of those little ginger dressing salads that are sometimes served at Japanese or sushi restaurants. You know the ones with the magical dressing that transforms plain old iceberg lettuce and some half-hearted carrot shreds into a treat that you eat every bite of (I even do this with chop sticks... … [Read more...] about Japanese Steakhouse Inspired Ginger Salad Dressing or Marinade
After reading a recent article by Mark Sisson about resistant starches, I was inspired to share this very simple but very delicious (opinion) way to enjoy lentils. While most people eating Primal Blueprint or Paleo diets avoid legumes, I have been known to eat lentils here and there. Oddly I enjoy them the most cold--whole-y unaware that "cooked then cooled" was a way to create … [Read more...] about Simple Cold Lentil Salad – Delicious Resistant Starch
I've had a lot of requests for home workouts from various clients, friends, and kettlebell small group participants for when either I'm out of town, or they're on vacation, or when schedules just don't work. The following is a simple favorite that doesn't take much "brain power" but will remind you just how much kettlebell swings involve the abs when done correctly. A … [Read more...] about Ab-Focused Kettlebell Workout – Home Edition and an Unusual Shake Recipe: Bloodthirsty Goji Dragon!
As promised - a step by step of how you can make what I had for lunch yesterday... the grain free, gluten free squash and meatball combo of a faux meatball sub. FIRST OFF, 2 confessions: 1. This is REALLY similar to the Halloween Faux Monkey Brains Recipe, but it's put here to serve a point. I hope you make up your own toppings and flavor combos for this too. 2. I don't … [Read more...] about Primal Meatball Sub – a concept that will hopefully give YOU more ideas!