Pistachio Waffles

Pistachio Waffles
Let’s be honest, I didn’t get these pistachio waffles onto the table in time for Saturday breakfast. I made them around noon, spending a few leisurely minutes grinding nuts, whisking eggs, melting coconut oil. Then into the waffle-maker they went and out of the waffle-maker they came: thick and dense, a tiny snap of crispness to them, chewy on the inside. I ate a quarter of the first hot waffle, standing up in the kitchen tearing off chunks with my fingers....
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Paleo Okonomiyaki (Japanese Pancake)

Paleo Okonomiyaki (Japanese Pancake)
If you’ve never heard of okonomiyaki, then you are missing out. I’ve never been to Japan but I started playing around with the concept of this savory Japanese pancake in college, because it’s great dorm food: fun, filling, fast and simple to make (a tiny pan/skillet, spatula and a burner are all the equipment that is needed) while featuring whatever ingredients you have available. Okonomiyaki (お好み焼き) means something like “whatever you want” or “as you like it” and that’s the...
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Sweet Potato Tater Tots: Frugal Paleo Recipe + Review

Sweet Potato Tater Tots: Frugal Paleo Recipe + Review
Sweet potato tater tots? Until this past weekend, I hadn’t had tater tots of any kind since… I don’t know when. I certainly had never contemplated making them myself! But along came a recipe for Sweet Potato Tater Tots by Ciarra of Popular Paleo in her new Frugal Paleo cookbook that looked too good to pass up. It’s a sad reality that taking control of your health and switching to a nutrient-dense, high-quality, whole foods diets can be a pricey...
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Paleo Pizza Crust: Mediterranean Paleo Cooking Recipe + Review

Paleo Pizza Crust: Mediterranean Paleo Cooking Recipe + Review
Presenting a delicious, chewy, crackly paleo pizza crust from my friend Caitlin Weeks’ book Mediterranean Paleo Cooking which launched this week! I’ve been seeing mouthwatering sneak peeks of this book for so long that I can hardly believe the time is finally here. This is an amazingly beautiful, thorough cookbook with over 150 Mediterranean-influenced recipes that work within the Paleo nutritional template. Caitlin’s husband Nabil (a professional chef) is a co-author of the book, and since he originally hails from Algeria he grew up with...
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