Cream of Chicken Stew

I will warn you now: this recipe uses a little bit of dairy - heavy cream to be exact.  So, if you are avoiding dairy, you'll want to substitute (coconut milk would certainly do nicely).  Outside of that, this is a simple and easy recipe that can be cooked up in about 45 minutes and … Continue reading Cream of Chicken Stew

Stir Fried Pork with Asparagus

This recipe was my first time using coconut aminos in place of tamari.  While I can't say it is an exact replacement for soy-sauce, combining it with other ingredients in a marinade or stir-fry sauce is pretty tasty...and soy free too!  As for the recipe, it's intended to be like most other stir-fry meals - grab … Continue reading Stir Fried Pork with Asparagus

Merlot-Braised Rhubarb

Merlot-Braised Rhubarb Recipe Type: Side Dishes Author: Purely Primal Prep time: 5 mins Cook time: 20 mins Total time: 25 mins Serves: 6 Ingredients 1-1/2 to 2 lbs fresh rhubarb stalks, cut into 3-inch long pieces. If you have thicker stalks, cut each piece in half lengthwise as well. 1/2 cup merlot 1/4 cup raw … Continue reading Merlot-Braised Rhubarb

Balsamic Sirloin Tip Roast

I have been wanting to get another roast done on the grill for a while.  At the same time, I wanted to keep it simple without a lot of prep time, because we always seem to end up busy and forget to get things out soon enough to give them a long marinade or lots of … Continue reading Balsamic Sirloin Tip Roast

Chicken Butternut Curry Soup

This recipe grew out of a very specific set of circumstances one recent evening when my mom was in town for a visit.  Namely, it was a Thursday night, I'd had a long day at work (they all seem to be that way lately), and had completely spaced out pulling something from the freezer to … Continue reading Chicken Butternut Curry Soup

Brazilian Chicken Curry

Today is the 31st anniversary of the eruption of Mt. St. Helens.  That has absolutely nothing to do with this recipe whatsoever, but just thought I would share 🙂 Here in the Pacific NW it is a big deal to ask, "where were you when the mountain blew?"  Well, according to my mom, I was in … Continue reading Brazilian Chicken Curry

Lemon Vinaigrette

Here is a quick and easy dressing that can be used on salads, or as the base of a marinade for salmon, pork, or poultry. Gather Up: Zest of one large lemon Juice of half of a large lemon 1 clove garlic, peeled and pressed 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 tsp balsamic vinegar pinch of … Continue reading Lemon Vinaigrette