Caribbean, Cuisines, Entrees, Indian, Vegan, Veggies

Chickpea & Potato Curry

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Whenever we go to my in-law’s house my mother-in-law normally makes some type of curry inspired dish for dinner.  I’ve learned a lot watching her cook these dishes.  We LOVE them!  And quite frankly, they’re super easy to make! Continue reading “Chickpea & Potato Curry”

Cuban, Cuisines, Entrees, Gluten Free, Vegan, Veggies

My Vegan Cuban Buddha Bowl

vegan cuban bowl5(Somebody couldn’t wait to dig in!  Is THAT not the sweetest little hand you’ve ever seen?!)

This Vegan Cuban Buddha Bowl is the BEST thing I’ve eaten all week!  I created this recipe in an effort to get ready for a 4-day-get-a-way to Cuba with the Mister.  Yes, you read that right… We are in fact escaping by ourselves for FOUR WHOLE DAYS.

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Chinese, Cuisines, Entrees, Gluten Free, Paleo Recipes

Orange Chicken

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I was craving a little Chinese food this week… So, this was what I made!  This recipe was adapted from the Dude Diet cookbook.  I swapped a few ingredients out to make it more paleo’ish friendly.  I didn’t use any soy – my husband hates it and honestly I love coconut aminos SO much better than soy sauce.  Once you get all of the veggies and meat cut, you can throw this yummy meal together rather quickly.

Go ditch your Chinese take-out menus and make this at home!   🙂  Continue reading “Orange Chicken”

Chinese, Cuisines, Gluten Free, Paleo Recipes, Vegan, Veggies

Faux Fried Rice

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Faux Fried Rice is my new favorite invention for my homemade Chinese food cravings.  It makes me feel just a bit healthier when I use quinoa.  And the sesame oil gives it that perfect Chinese restaurant fake out that makes you think, “This doesn’t taste homemade!” Continue reading “Faux Fried Rice”

Cuisines, Entrees, Italian, Meats & Seafood, Middle Eastern/Mediterranean, Paleo Recipes

Chicken Shawarma Delight

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There’s much debate about the origin of this absolutely amazing and delicious dish – Chicken Shawarma.  Is it Mediterranean?  Or is it Middle Eastern?  Personally, I could NOT careless!!!  All I think about it is this:  It is freakin DELICIOUS and it’s one of my favorite things to eat!  Anything stuffed into some pita bread and covered with a garlicky yogurt sauce is perfection in my book. Continue reading “Chicken Shawarma Delight”

Cuisines, Entrees, Gluten Free, Paleo Recipes, Thai

Thai Beef – 3 Ways!

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We LOVE Thai food around here, but we’ve gotten to where we really don’t eat out much anymore…for a couple of reasons:  1) We eat organic 100% of the time at home and when you go out to eat, you don’t always know what you’re eating.  2) We have an 18 month old little girl that has a very small attention span.  Eating a long, leisurely meal doesn’t happen very much right now!  SO…when we’re craving something authentic, I get out my recipe books and start brainstorming! Continue reading “Thai Beef – 3 Ways!”

Cuisines, Gluten Free, Indian, Paleo Recipes

Stove Top Tandoori Chicken

We love Indian food around here!  Actually, we love just about any food in general… BUT…when it can be made super quick, I love it even more!  My evenings making dinner have recently changed to feeding my baby girl all while chopping veggies and cooking dinner at the same time. Continue reading “Stove Top Tandoori Chicken”