What’s for dinner? Adventures in Paleo cooking.

Okay, so don’t freak out. I’m still a foodie. I did not choose this diet, it seems to have chosen me, but I will find whatever wiggle room my system allows for. I will eventually go back to enjoying cheese and ice cream, if not doughnuts and cake. But for the time being I’m making … Continue reading

Curried Coconut Lentils

Hooray for Pinterest! I have found some fantastic food blogs via other pinners. This one comes from Pinch of Yum and includes a few changes based on what I had in the fridge that week from the CSA – but it is mostly intact. This is a delicious dish – use the full amount of Tom … Continue reading

Vietnamese Spring Rolls – Goi Cuon

When we get a lot of lettuce from the CSA, especially that beautiful red Romain, I like to do a “roll your own springrolls” night. There’s no set recipe, just a bunch of stuff out on plates that we can roll up in rice paper and eat. Here’s a list of possible ingredients: cooked shrimp … Continue reading

Holy Moly Chicken Mole Enchiladas

I’ll be the first to admit that this recipe draws by a sip from our CSA box, but it’s easy and delicious and therefore merited a post.  When I first got my Everyday Food magazine and saw the recipe for chicken mole, I flipped right by it.  Mole is a sauce that is notorious for … Continue reading

10 Minute Fish Tacos

Whenever cabbage shows up in the box, these tacos come out.  From the first time I open the fridge to get the ingredients to the second we all sit down to eat is only 10 minutes if you do it right.  It’s a light meal, perfect for summer, and only involves heat for a few … Continue reading

Easy Chimichurri

Parsley time!  Another herb that is hard to use in bulk.  But this easy chimichurri uses the entire bunch in one go.  And extras can be stored in the fridge for a while.  Chimichurri is great over meat, particularly beef or pork.  And it’s flavorful enough to cover up the fact that maybe, just maybe, … Continue reading

Austin Food Bytes – Keep it Simple With Salmon

As the temperature rises, I find myself craving lighter fare. Gone are the cold evenings when meat and potatoes are what I desire, the impending hot months make me think of fresher, lighter meals, especially in the evenings. One of my favorite weekend dinners is salmon. Salmon is a fattier fish with a distinctive, delicate, … Continue reading