Citrus Pork Tenderloin

Happy Veterans Day, 11/11/2011  Thanks to all those who have fought for our freedom! Recipes posted a year ago: Mango Salsa Beef and Mushroom Stew This recipe I have had for a while from an unknown magazine, calls for you to marinate your pork.  The amount of time is up to you, 30 minutes, 4 hours, or … Continue reading Citrus Pork Tenderloin

Guacamole Coleslaw

Recipes posted a year ago: Chocolate Coconut Bars Almond Herb Fried Chicken Some of my favorite side dishes are guacamole (who needs chips?  Just eat it with a spoon!) and creamy coleslaw.  So the idea of combining the two together didn't seem like too much of a stretch to me.  The lime in the guacamole … Continue reading Guacamole Coleslaw

Tomatillo and Avocado Soup

Recipes posted a year ago: Onion Pepper Burgers Savory Burger Stew Coconut Curry We have had many hot days here in the Northwest lately (in the 90s WOOT!).  Summer came in September this year.  My Uncle Joe said it seems as if our seasons have shifted by three weeks.  I am tending to agree!  Sometimes it … Continue reading Tomatillo and Avocado Soup

Creamy Cashew Chicken Salad

This recipe contains a perfect blend of chicken, stir-fried veggies, and salad greens all coated in a creamy cashew dressing.  It is easy to make ahead and serve cold - making it perfect for lunch or for a summer potluck.  The dressing by itself would be great for dipping coconut-breaded chicken tenders, or as a … Continue reading Creamy Cashew Chicken Salad

Tamari-Ginger Chicken Thighs with Zucchini

In case you were wondering what was on the rest of the plate with yesterday's strawberry rhubarb salsa...this was it!  This recipe is perfect for a potluck, because the sauce/marinade will make enough for at least 16 to 20 chicken thighs.  Or you can simply use all of the parts of about two or three whole … Continue reading Tamari-Ginger Chicken Thighs with Zucchini

Strawberry Rhubarb Ginger Salsa

Strawberry Rhubarb Ginger Salsa Recipe Type: Side Dishes Author: Purely Primal Prep time: 15 mins Total time: 15 mins Serves: 6 Ingredients 1 lb fresh strawberries diced 3 stalks rhubarb (about 5 inches long), cut lengthwise into strips and then diced 1/2 jalepeño chile, seeded and minced zest and juice of one lime 1-inch piece … Continue reading Strawberry Rhubarb Ginger Salsa

Curry Ginger Butternut Squash

Here is a variation on roasted butternut squash that is super easy to make.  The blend of curry with fresh cilantro and ginger add a little zip to this mild squash, while the raisins and honey add some balancing sweetness.  It goes great as a side dish in a curry-themed meal, or by itself as a little post-workout … Continue reading Curry Ginger Butternut Squash