Sweet Potato Frittata

Sweet Potato Frittata

This sweet potato frittata creation rose from the ashes of a recipe failure. Several days ago I came across a gorgeous recipe series titled For the Love of Pie, in particular a beautiful entry by Mimi Thorisson. Potatoes, bacon, onions and herbs… it’s all very French countryside, rustic and wholesome. I immediately began plotting a Paleo recreation to be produced in, well, my urban apartment in San Francisco. Not quite the same effect as the original post, but I thought I had a stylish presentation concept for the pie itself that would outweigh my lack of scarred wooden tables, cottage stonework and adorable toddlers to populate my pictures. By slicing the (sweet, in my version) potatoes thin and arranging them in a spiral layer, the geometrical effect was intended to approximate these ...

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Real Talk Whole30 Survival Guide: Travel

Travel Edition

No recipe today, dear reader. But sometimes "un-recipes" are even better. So stick around, because on a whim I decided to put together some cheeky Whole30 guides. Not just any cheeky Whole30 guides, but the survival kind. This series will address the challenges of the Whole30 with "real talk" and take into account some considerable constraints/pressures/limitations/complications of modern life that form an all-powerful vortex that sucks your time, energy and motivation completely away from optimal eating.  These include:   You have children You travel frequently  You don't enjoy cooking You have social obligations You have an athletic lifestyle You have dubious buy-in from your significant other   ...and yet (and yet!) you still want to put ...

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Cranberry Chicken Stuffed Squash

Cranberry Chicken Stuffed Squash: warmly savory shredded chicken, the subtle sweetness parsnips, and tart pop of cranberries makes this a great dish for the holiday season! GrokGrub.com

I have been playing a LOT with cranberries this holiday season, in many different ways, and have completely fallen in love with them as an ingredient. Such little bursts of color and flavor! This Cranberry Chicken Stuffed Squash is my favorite cranberry creation to date: there are many layers to the flavor, such as the warmly savory shredded chicken, the subtle sweetness of onions and parsnips, richness of garlic, plenty of cranberries and parsley leaves. Now, aside from all of those wonderfully delicious seasonal ingredients in the stuffing, the star of this recipe is the buttenut squash. Cutting lengthwise and oven-roasting face-down in a bit of water is a cooking technique that locks in flavor and moisture... resulting in tender squash halves ready for stuffing. I made this dish for ...

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Winter Wonderland Hot Milk Cake

This Winter Wonderland Hot Milk Cake is a coconut-flour dessert of tender golden layers piled high with coconut and winter fruit! | GrokGrub.com

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MadeWithA2Milk #CollectiveBias  I consider myself "team pie" when I think about it... but I never seem to bake pies. :-P Is there a single pie on this site? I don't think so. Cake, though. I've made some cakes: Dreamboat Pineapple Coconut Cake, Easy Chocolate Strawberry Cake, Chocolate Gingerbread Cake, Vegan Heartache Cake and even a Meat Cake! But this cake is very different from all the rest, because it has dairy in it! Yes, milk (as the name of the cake implies). From cows. But! This is a new kind of milk, which I was previously unaware of, and which I partnered with the a2 Milk Company™ to bring you information regarding and a recipe. Because let's talk proteins. Yes, let's. ...

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Duck Bacon Winter Hash (bacon, mushrooms, cranberries, squash, pecans, herbs!) #seasonal #paleo #bacon #DArtagnanFeast | GrokGrub.com

Duck Bacon Winter Hash

Sometimes I have a Grinch moment, and I think “healthy seasonal food in the winter is ugly, and boring, and difficult, and time-consuming to prepare.” But I know that’s not the truth. Many traditional favorites do rely on truckloads of sugar in various forms to liven them up (pumpkin pie, pecan pie, cranberry sauce, sweet potatoes loaded…

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Fudgy Protein Mug Cake (grain-free, dairy-free, paleo) | GrokGrub.com

Fudgy Protein Mug Cake + Fitness Apparel Picks

Maybe you’ve heard of cakes that you make in a microwave? Can’t lie, the first time I saw a recipe for a mug cake I dismissed it immediately. How can you make anything with the taste and consistency of cake in just a few minutes? But I have quite the culinary curiosity, so I set out to test the…

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