10 ways to serve boneless chicken breasts for a quick and healthy dinner

By: Leanne Ely   Chicken breasts are a great starting point for a delicious and healthy meal. They’re a very lean source of protein and an excellent item to serve to your family on a regular basis. And I promise you that there’s an endless number of ways you can cook chicken breasts so that […]

Are you throwing away free food?

By: Leanne Ely   It’s time once again for Tricks, Tips and a Recipe. Today you’ll learn a tip, a trick and you’ll get a great recipe to try it out with. Neat, huh? Today’s focus is on: LAMBSQUARTER Depending on where you live, there may very well be edible plants in your yard that […]

Turkey talk

By: Leanne Ely   If you have a large family (or if you have teenagers in the house), roasting a turkey once a week is a great, inexpensive way to keep up with all those protein needs. That’s right . . . turkey does not have to be reserved for Thanksgiving! Think a whole turkey […]

LIMES! (and a recipe for Paleo Margaritas!)

By: Leanne Ely   If you ever find yourself lost at sea, you better hope you packed some limes in your carry on or that there’s a lime tree near by! Limes were believed to have saved many a sailor from dying of scurvy (a disease cause by a Vitamin C deficiency) way back when. […]

Keen on collard greens

By: Leanne Ely   By now, most of us know how important it is to get an adequate amount of dark leafy greens into our diets on a regular basis. And the best kind of dark leafy green to eat a lot of is any dark leafy green that belongs to the cruciferous family. Collard […]

The Incredible Egg

By: Leanne Ely There was an ad campaign years ago, declaring eggs to be “incredible and edible.” Eggs have been given the nutritional shaft for a long time because of the cholesterol factor, but at long last, they are now declaring eggs to be the nutritional giants they have always been. (whomever “they” are) In […]

Let's hash it out!

Dinner Diva Let’s hash it out! By: Leanne Ely I love leftovers. And one of my favorite ways to use leftovers is by turning them into a simple and satisfying hash. (Here’s a piece of trivia for you! The word “hash” comes from the french word “hache,” which means chopped.) In foodie terms, hash is […]

Beef up your protein intake with jerky

Healthy-Foods Beef up your protein intake with jerky By: Leanne Ely You might be surprised to see that I’ve decided to do a “Healthy Food” post on beef jerky. And if the only beef jerky you’re familiar with is that horrible stuff you find at the gas station, you’d be right to be surprised! I […]

Double-dosing on bone broth

Dinner Diva Double-dosing on bone broth By: Leanne Ely Bone broth is one of the most nutritious things you can put in your body. Made by simmering animal bones in water over the course of 36-72 hours, bone broth is a delicious, healing elixir. All those minerals from the bones are infused into the liquid […]

Smoked salmon

Tricks, Tips and a Recipe Smoked salmon By: Leanne Ely As a Paleoista, I’m always looking to change things up in my selection of proteins, and smoked salmon fits the bill any time of day. Smoked salmon is made by brining and smoking strips of salmon, giving it a wonderful flavor. Commonly referred to as […]