Gluten-Free Coconut Flour Pizza Crust

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I currently have five types of flour in my cupboard: white, wheat, rice, coconut and almond.  So far, I’ve held off on adding tapioca and chickpea flours to the mix.  Gotta keep things reasonable, right?  While I’m not gluten intolerant and include wheat in my diet fairly regularly (I had … Continue reading

Throwback Thursday! Posts You Should Read This Week

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It’s a reality that  all us bloggers struggle with: we pour our heart and soul into each post, taking the time to plan, photograph and carefully craft something that our readers will enjoy.  While some posts take longer than others, but they’re all a labor of love.  But fast-forward six … Continue reading

A New PR and Lessons Learned from the GW Parkway Classic 10-Miler

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After last weekend’s less than stellar Cherry Blossom 10-miler, I didn’t have particularly high hopes going into the GW Parkway Classic 10-miler yesterday.  Especially given the fact that I’d only actually bought a race bib Saturday morning, and I’d done so after taking a vigorous spin class and on the … Continue reading

Thai Green Curry Turkey and Zucchini Meatloaf

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After two months with no migraines, I’ve now had four this week.  I don’t know what it’s about, but it’s really getting old!  After the race last weekend, I decided I wanted to sign up for the GW Parkway 10-miler on Sunday.  Sadly though, it’s sold out and I’ve had … Continue reading

Throwback Thursday! Posts You Should Read This Week

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It’s a reality that  all us bloggers struggle with: we pour our heart and soul into each post, taking the time to plan, photograph and carefully craft something that our readers will enjoy.  While some posts take longer than others, but they’re all a labor of love.  But fast-forward six … Continue reading

Maple Walnut Scotch Eggs

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They say the best things in life are free.  If I really believe that, I probably got some ‘splainin to do to Courtney as to why so many boxes show up on our door step… but seriously, can we talk about completely irrational excitement about free things?!  If you’ve ever … Continue reading

Crunchy Chicken Plantain Salad with Honey Mustard Dressing

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The Cherry Blossom 10-Miler yesterday went better than expected.  Of the three years I’ve run the course (2011, 2012, 2014), yesterday was the slowest I’ve ever run it (1:26:26, an 8:39 pace), a full 5 minutes 11 seconds slower than my PR in 2012.  I’m going to blame that on … Continue reading

Sunday Funday, Foodie Edition

Crostini with foie gras, fig jam and pistachios at Alba Osteria.

Although I love all things food, you may have noticed I rarely write restaurant reviews.  That’s because, well, I don’t really like to.  You will see the occasional exception when I am so inspired, but for the most part I prefer to leave it up to the experts.  But I … Continue reading

Homemade Fig Newtons {Leftovers Club!}

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When I was little, I would have felt a bit ripped off if you offered me a cookie and then handed me a Fig Newton.  There were enough Oreos and Chips Ahoy in my life that I knew a cookie when I saw one!  Of course fruit or no fruit, … Continue reading

Deconstructed Cabbage Rolls {Paleo, Gluten-Free, Whole30}

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This has been one of those weeks that has just felt endless.  Murphy’s Law has been out in full force.  Between bad weather and bad juju I’ve been asking “is it Friday yet?” for dayyyyys.  And it’s still. not. Friday. Know what else seems to go on forever?  This pot … Continue reading

Bacon Chive Waffle Sliders with Pulled Pork, Bacon and Maple Mayonnaise {Paleo and Gluten-Free}

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Happy Waffle Day!  Yes, there is a designated holiday for every food imaginable.  Waffle day began in Sweden due to confusion between the Swedish words Vårfrudagen and Våffeldagen.  The former, “Our Lady’s Day” is celebrated nine months before Christmas.  I’ll let you do the math.  The latter, “waffle day,” historically … Continue reading

Spaghetti Squash Crusted Quiche with Ground Pork, Caramelized Onion, Apple and Sage

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Yesterday was the first day of Spring, but I’m still loving this hearty casserole that has the flavor of Fall.  With squash, apple, onion, pork and sage, it almost reminds me of Thanksgiving.  It’s wonderfully suited for breakfast, lunch or dinner! Spaghetti Squash Crusted Quiche with Ground Pork, Caramelized Onion, Apple … Continue reading

Takeout Tuesday: Corn Beef and Cabbage Edition

The Classic Reuben: hot corned beef, griddled sauerkraut, swiss and russian on rye bread.

Remember how I was just saying that I’d never had a real, traditional Reuben?  Well, last night’s Takeout Tuesday took care of that problem!  In the spirit of St. Paddy’s Day, we ordered delicious sandwiches from Star and Shamrock on H. St.  In light of our recent chat, I of … Continue reading

Pumpkin Cashew Chicken Curry with Coconut Sticky “Rice”

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I’ve had all the ingredients to make this recipe for a couple of weeks now, but keep finding myself with way more leftovers than expected (never something you’ll hear me complain about!) and putting it off.  However, on Sunday night I finally depleted the prepared contents of my fridge and … Continue reading

The Paleo Reuben: Cabbage Rolls with Corned Beef, Sauerkraut and Homemade Russian Dressing

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That’s right, I’m bringing you not one but two St. Paddy’s Day specials today!  This one is a paleo take on the Reuben sandwich.  I have a strange obsession with Reubens.  The strangest part of my obsession is that I don’t know that I’ve have had a real traditional Reuben sandwich.  The traditional Reuben … Continue reading

Pinch Me, It’s Paleo! A Healthy Take on McDonald’s Shamrock Shake

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Happy Saint Patrick’s Day!  What’s the first thing you notice when you look at these pictures? Is it the pair of delicious, homemade Shamrock Shakes that I made us for breakfast?  Or perhaps the snowy background behind them.  Thats right, it’s March 17th and we have yet another snow day. … Continue reading