Never Buy Salad Dressing Again!

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Here’s Harold the Turkey, our Thanksgiving mascot.

Over Thanksgiving I was put in charge of handling “leftover day” and appeasing 25 different people. We had quite the hodge podge of a leftover feast after it was all said and done. We ended up with mashed potatoes, macaroni and cheese, turkey soup, and a nice salad.

After more than a year of a paleo lifestyle, you’ll never catch me buying salad dressing from the store. It’s way more delicious (and super simple) to just make it yourself. At the request of a number of family members, I give you two of my favorite salad dressing recipes. Continue reading

Strawberry Avocado Salad with Marinated Pork

Strawberry Avocado Salad with Marinated Pork

Nothing says “summer time” better than in-season strawberries! My strawberry plant on my balcony has been going crazy and I had quite a few berries off of it that I needed to use. I grabbed a pack of strawberries from the store too (which were also on sale) so that I would have enough strawberries to make more than one serving. Continue reading

Mexican Beef Salad

Mexican Beef Salad

My sister and I at the Golden Gate Bridge.

My sister and I at the Golden Gate Bridge.

I just got back from spending a week in San Francisco with my little sister and as fun as it was, I am SO glad to be back home. After eating tons of carbs, dairy and sugar after completing a Whole 30 the month before I left, let’s just say that my tummy didn’t have nearly as much fun as the rest of me did. Haha!¬†As soon as I got back, I jumped right back into eating Paleo and mostly Whole 30. (I don’t worry about the alcohol. I’m young and let’s be honest, I do love wine.) Continue reading