50 Recipes That Don’t Require an Oven

People, it is HOT in Texas. Like I’m allowing-my-kids-to-watch-too-much-TV-because-it’s-too-hot-to-go-outside hot. And I know that the last thing anyone wants to do when it’s already hot is turn on the oven to heat up the kitchen even more. So I’ve combed out some of the best recipes I could find- 50+ recipes that don’t require an […]

Paleo/Whole30 Zuppa Toscana

Happy Monday everyone! Hope you had a wonderful weekend. Ours was quite relaxing- Saturday my husband and older son spent the day fishing with friends in Galveston so I spent the day with the other 3 playing outside, going to the library and just relaxing. Funny story, I picked up a $5 pizza for them […]

Yummy Soup Recipes for Frosty Weather

Guys, it’s C.O.L.D. in Houston! I know that low 30s isn’t that cold for some of you, but for those of us who are used to maybe wearing a light jacket through winter, it’s cold! (This is an updated post for 2014, but it WAS in the 20s and 30s this past weekend. Today? A […]

Making Pho- Delicious Paleo Pho Recipe

You guys, I think I’ve found my favorite Paleo recipe yet. (I know, I know, I keep saying that!) This Paleo Pho is just delicious and perfect the winter weather recipe that some of you may be experiencing. Here in Texas, the weather this week looks gorgeous- mid 60s to 70s during the day. Don’t […]

Creamy Jalapeño and Bacon Soup

from the archives. Originally posted Feb 29, 2012 Note: this soup is not Whole 30 compliant but works great for low-carb/ sugar-restricted diets Last night I made Creamy Jalapeño Soup. I am on a low-sugar eating plan right now, and not eating much flour either. This is one of our favorite meals when I am […]

Thai Shrimp Soup

(make sure to read to the bottom for a printable recipe and a giveaway!) I have a secret. And I’m going to tell you. I have a little band of blogging friends that help keep me afloat on this blog. We bounce ideas off of each other, encourage one another, and simply HELP each other […]