Frittata

Frittata Recipe Type: Main Dish Author: Purely Primal Prep time: 25 mins Cook time: 20 mins Total time: 45 mins Serves: 6 Ingredients 8 fresh eggs 1 thick ham steak, about 12 oz, cut into 1/2″ pieces 1 med sweet potato, peeled and cut into 1/2″ cubes 4 small scallions, chopped 2 cloves garlic, peeled … Continue reading Frittata

Crockpot Chicken

So this is probably one of the easiest recipes we have posted (or maybe coming in second to this recipe).  Have the kids help with this one.  It's a great dinner and super simple. Gather Up: 1 Whole Organic Chicken 1 cup of water Various Spices** (I used dill, garlic powder, black pepper, and lemon … Continue reading Crockpot Chicken

Sausage and Kale Soup

Yum! Another quick and delicious crockpot recipe.   The flavor combination here is outstanding! I'm not just saying that because the recipe calls for bacon too 🙂 Gather Up: 1 lb of Italian sausage (I used mild, but you can use spicy if you wish), cooked and crumbled 6 or 7 pieces of cooked bacon, chopped 1 qt … Continue reading Sausage and Kale Soup

Chicken Puttanesca

With tomatoes, garlic, oregano, and kalamata olives, this dish is full of flavor despite having only a few ingredients.  It is also both simple and fast to make - perfect for the middle of the week when you're running out of steam and want to get something on the table without a lot of effort. … Continue reading Chicken Puttanesca

Green Beans with Hazelnuts

Green beans have always been one of my favorite foods.  Fresh in the garden, or "steeped" in boiling water for just a few minutes - there is just something about the crunchiness and juiciness of green beans that has always reminded me of home.  Here, we've combined them with a northwest original - toasted hazelnuts … Continue reading Green Beans with Hazelnuts

Butternut Squash and Pear Soup

This is a recipe that I got from my friend, Cheryl, and let me just tell you something about this great woman.  She is one of inspiration.  Cheryl found us at CFFV and once she learned about what it takes to eat healthfully, she grabbed ahold with a vengeance and did not let go. Now … Continue reading Butternut Squash and Pear Soup

Grilled Pork Steaks Provençal

Provençal - the word conjures the scent of rosemary, lavender, thyme, fennel, oregano and basil.  Bouillabaisse, ratatouille, and tapenade are all incredibly tasty foods from this region of southeastern France that tickle the senses and spoil the taste buds.  And an easy way to add a little Provençal flare to any food - even if not … Continue reading Grilled Pork Steaks Provençal