Baked Taro Chips

Behold the Baked Taro Chips! We make these anytime we want some sturdy dipping chips.  These are awesome to make ahead of time for guacamole, salsa or a great yogurt dip.  They are hardy and very tasty, easy to make and a must try. Taro root is a great alternative to potato chips but must…

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Rosemary-Lemon Yogurt Sauce

Ahhh, it getting so nice and warm here in Arizona, and we’ve fired up our BBQ already. We just picked up a whole lamb, but processed and packaged into perfect pieces by Kenny and Brenna Aschbacher of the Fish Hugger. Fabulous lamb guys!  Try this delicious sauce with grilled lamb chops and on top of…

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Ćevapi – Croatian Sausage

What a treasure to have my parents visit.  This is a very old, very traditional dish that I grew up with.  A good glass of wine and good company makes this meal even more enjoyable to share.  Tonight my dad made these amazing Cevapi, I loved every bit dad!   Thank you! Ingredients for about…

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Chilled Lemon Creme

It’s lemon harvest time and we’re trying to figure out different and interesting ways to use our lemons from our tree. It’s unusual for us to post two dessert dishes in a row, but I just could not resist. It’s starting to warm up here in AZ and Summer is slowly approaching, with that said,…

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Paleo Ube Jam – Purple Yam Jam

A few years ago on a trip to the Phillipines, Henry made the day trip from Manila to The Good Shepherd Convent in the town of Baguio.  This Convent is world renowned for their delicious desserts, specifically their Ube Halaya or Ube Jam.  What is Ube Jam?  A delicious combination of Purple “Yams” (Sweet Potatoes really), Evaporated…

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Breakfast BLE – Bacon Liver and Egg

Yes, my wonderful husband was at it again…he made an amazing breakfast for me since I was not going to be able to eat all day due to meetings, etc. He used fresh left over liver filets from our most amazing dinner, another new liver recipe which we will post soon. This amazing breakfast consisted…

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Tomatillo Saffron Shrimp

YUMM!!! This dish is Mexican inspired, so clean, so fresh tasting a perfect meal after a long hard day with plenty of protein and fabulous saucy veggies. My husband’s running the Ragnar race this weekend, thus I am alone with my visiting mom and dad…they Loooove Shrimp, so here we go. 🙂 Feeds 3. What…

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Cooking with Apples: Apple Butternut Hash

Ingredients for 2-3 servings 1 Butternut Squash, cut into 1/4 inch cubes 1 or 2 Organic Fiji or Pink Lady Apples, cut into 1/4 inch cubes 4 Green Onions, chopped 1 1/2 Tbsp Virgin Coconut Oil 1/2 tsp Saffron 1 tsp Organic Vanilla Extract 1 tsp Fresh Thyme Salt and Pepper to taste Instructions Heat…

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Cooking with Apples Series: Apple Ginger Scallops

Henry was invited to a business dinner, so I had to come up with a new tasty dish for my parents and I. My mom saw our Bacon Wrapped Scallops on our site and had to have scallops. This is a new dish for her, and I must say, it is incredible and one of…

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Lamb Loin Chops with Creamed Mushrooms

  Ingredients for 2 large servings: 2 lbs of Lamb Chops Lamb Rub: 1/2 tsp of Sea Salt 1 tsp fresh Ground Pepper 1 1/2 tsp fresh Thyme   Mushroom Sauce with Sour Cream 1/2 tbsp of fresh Thyme 1 Tbsp of preferred fat (pastured butter, coconut oil, etc) Sea Salt and Pepper to taste…

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