Pumpkin Chili with Beef or Turkey

If you’re a fan of chili and looking for a new recipe to test out on a cold fall or winter day, I highly recommend giving this non-traditional chili a try. It’s a hearty paleo friendly and low-carb chili with a unique combination of pumpkin, zucchini, warming spices and cacao. Your palate will be pleasantly…

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Mediterranean Paleo Cobb Salad

Did you know? Most restaurant salad dressings contain low-quality industrial seed and/or vegetable oils that are oxidized. These inflammatory oils can cause a long list of health problems even when consumed in small quantities over a period of time. When ordering salads at restaurants, I always request no dressing and ask for olive oil and…

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“Spaghetti” with Chicken & Kale Pesto

Spaghetti squash is an awesome gluten and grain free vehicle for so many great foods and sauces. My favourite way to enjoy these low-carb, whole food noodles is in my “spaghetti with a classic tomato sauce dish OR “spaghetti” bolognese. I’m always experimenting with different sauces and foods that taste great on top of these…

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Sheet Pan Lemon Butter Chicken & Veggies

Lately, I’ve been preparing meals for more than one hungry belly during the work week, so I’ve started to experiment with different ways of putting together healthy whole food meals that are easy enough to manage even with a busy schedule. Sheet pan dinners have made it high on my list of go-to meals during…

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The Big Beef Salad

This is one of my go-to dishes during the week when I visit my Mama J for dinner. It’s super quick and simple to whip up, loaded with heart healthy omega 3’s from grass-fed beef and booming with antioxidants from the dark leafy greens. The simple flavours of garlic, lemon and basil add so much…

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Sheet Pan Honey Balsamic Chicken & Veggies

Sheet pan meals are a quick and easy way to get dinner on the table fast with little clean up since you’re cooking veggies and protein all on one pan. It’s the perfect way to feed your whole family! Looking for more sheet pan meals? Check out my Sheet Pan Lemon Butter Chicken & Veggies!…

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Sloppy Joes on Mashed Squash

OK OK OK! Due to popular demand I spent my morning putting together my Sloppy Joe recipe that I whipped up last night for dinner. Despite it being my first attempt, it was delicious and definitely brought me back to my little Jen days 😊 Now give this healthy gluten free & low-carb dish a…

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Grilled Grass-Fed Steak

I just returned from a week vacay in Florida and I ate like a queen! I prepared most of my meals in a beautiful kitchen – and even had a barbecue for grilling (which I never use back home because I live in a condo)! The grocery stores had a great selection of grass-fed steaks…

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Thanksgiving Stuffing Paleo Style

I don’t know about you, but stuffing is by far my favourite Thanksgiving dish – it even tops turkey! Traditionally, my family prepares stuffing with some gluten containing ingredients that I can’t eat because of my IBS. So, since depriving myself on Thanksgiving is NOT an option, I created a stuffing recipe that not only…

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Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

Prosciutto wrapped asparagus is the perfect appetizer for your next dinner party. The fresh flavours of asparagus wrapped in thinly sliced, lightly salted prosciutto is a mouthwatering pair. If you want to take this appetizer a step further – pair with a sparkling white wine. It’s a match made in appetizer heaven! Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus…

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