Whole30-Paleo Ranch Dressing

This Whole30 and Paleo homemade ranch dressing is a perfect pairing with the chimichurri wings I posted earlier. Ingredients: 3/4 cup Olive Oil 1 Egg room temperature 1/4 cup canned Coconut Milk 1 teaspoon Dijon Mustard 1 tablespoon Red Wine Vinegar 1 teaspoon White Vinegar 3/4 teaspoon Garlic Powder 3/4 teaspoon Onion Powder 1/2 teaspoon…

Whole30-Paleo Chimichurri Wings

I’ve completed Whole30 for 30 days and I can attest that my body went through positive changes. I lost 1 1/2 inch from my waist line and my hips and 1/2 inch from my arms! I also fit in a smaller dress. I am excited to see the positive changes in my body and the…

Crunchy Chicken Thighs with Root Vegetables

Whole30 Day 4 Dinner I love this recipe because it is super quick to assemble. Roughly chop vegetables, drizzle olive oil and seasonings, top with chicken, bake and BAM! DONE!!! Chicken thighs are relatively cheap part of the chicken and has a decent amount of meat to it. Day 4 and I am feeling my…

Whole30 Snacks- Prosciutto Wrapped Mango

Snacks are essential in the Whole30. I am not in the fan of mango or prosciutto but together they make an awesome combination. Ingredients: Prosciutto (in compliance with Whole30 rules Mango Directions: Step 1: Peel and slice the mango. Step 2: Wrap the prosciutto around each slice. Eat and Enjoy!

Paleo Whole30 Steak Salad

Whole30 Dinner Day 2. Thank you so much http://www.paleonewbie.com/steak-salad-creamy-garlic-vinaigrette-paleo-recipe for this recipe. I changed a few things but the key ingredients are essentially the same. This was yummy and filling. Who wouldn’t want steak in a salad? My husband indulged in several servings. Ingredients: 1/2 pound cooked and sliced Sirloin Steak 4 cups Spinach Leaves 1/2…

Paleo Whole30 Bacon Chicken Salad Stuffed Avocado

Whole30 Day 2. I’ve had this for lunch yesterday and today and it is surprisingly filling. I really really love chicken salad sandwiches, especially on a delicious croissant. I was afraid I was going to not be satisfied without the bread but… I was. Weird. Ingredients: 1-2 Chicken Breasts, baked and chopped 2-4 Avocados 1/3…

Blender Paleo Mayo (Whole30 Compliant)

Day 2 of Whole30! I experienced the classic headache that supposedly comes with the first two weeks of this diet. My tastebuds feel dull without the sugar component to my meals but I know that I need to give my body (including my tongue) time to cleanse out the poisons of preservatives and the addiction…

Whole30 Italian Styled Eggs

This is Day 2 of my Whole30 journey. I had this recipe for breakfast on both days. I spent two days researching breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack recipes to try for 30 days. I am excited and worried at the same time. Losing weight, cleansing my body and feeling good sounds so amazing. Not being…

Tzatziki Flatbread

Hello Food Blogging World! I am so excited to be doing another blog post, after so much time away from cooking and writing. I have been in the mood for Greek food but there are no good places around where I live. Also a lot of Greek food has lemon in it and since I…

Changing My Concept of Burgers: The Ramen Burger

I saw this burger on Food Network on some show that I can’t remember but the urge to try one has never left my memory. I couldn’t imagine how good this fusion could taste! The burger has an unbelievable amount of flavor to it and the ramen bun pairs with it so well. My husband…

Crockpot Southern Boiled Peanuts

Every proper Southern child knows the joys of popping open a boiled peanut with your teeth and slurping down the soft peanut and juices. Sweet tea, boiled peanuts and fried green tomatoes are just some of the dishes that you inherit from being raised in the South. As a Northerner who now considers herself a Southerner, I have…

Protein Energy Balls

My Dad started his first healthy kick. Men have it pretty easy compared to women when it comes to getting in shape. To lose a quick 10 pounds, all my Dad or my Husband would have to do is give up their favorite sweets or soda. If I did the same dang thing, I would…