Salads


Hot And Cold Salad – Take Two

Certainly I was not the first person to invent the Hot And Cold Salad. I know there have been times when someone decided to put some just-heated spaghetti sauce on top of some kale and make a quick lunch out of it. In fact, I’m fairly certain I do that […]

Hot and Cold Salad

Hot And Cold Salad: The Hot Part

Hot And Cold Salad

Winter comfort food. It’s one of those special phrases which translates well in so many cultures. The cold comes, and we look forward to “Cold” food. In the fall, that’s roast turkeys, gourds, roots, tubers, and fruits – classic “hearty” seasonal foods. In fact, Mark Sisson thought seasonal foods were […]


Red Wine Salad Dressing

Have you ever had a really good bottle of wine which you accidentally left open for a night? Or you enjoyed drinking a glass, thinking you would have more tomorrow, but went out instead? Well, instead of dumping the bottle, why not turn it in to a salad dressing! What […]

Red Wine Dressing - Mixed

Holiday Meal Planning

First: a thank you to Truecouponing.com for the above photo. It’s a great example for today’s post! Take the above photo as the “stereotypical” holiday meal. Unless you’re a truly gourmet chef, with staff, who can hope to put together a meal that looks like that, while still managing to […]


What’s For Dinner?

Herb and Lime Roasted Chicken, Roasted Veggies, and Urban¬†Paleo Chef (UPC) Coconut ‘Slaw Dinner tonight was inspired by needing to bring it to a good friend who recently had hip surgery. And what could be more Paleo than coming together as a tribe, and spending time and energy supporting those […]


What’s For Dinner?

Rum Braised Beef Short Ribs, Coconut Toasted Young Carrots, Sliced Cucumber I hope that you are going to like this just as much as I am. Grass fed beef short ribs were on sale yesterday at Whole Foods Market, so I cleaned them out! I walked away with a good […]


Herb Roasted Pork Shoulder, Olive Oil Tossed Stir Fry Veggies, and UPC Twisted Greens

So how many of you tried this last night? Well, I certainly did, and it came out amazing!! I have to admit, though, that I had to do some thinking on my feet, which I am going to tell you about here in this post. It’s natural, and normal, for […]


Pork Shoulder with Stir Fried Veggies and Salad

What’s For Dinner?

Herb Roasted Pork Shoulder, Olive Oil Tossed Toasted Vegetables, UPC Twisted Greens Dinner tonight was inspired by the picture to the right. As I’ve stated in my What’s For Dinner¬†page, I will be building a database of both “What’s For Dinner” and Recipes. And when I have hundreds of recipes, […]


What’s For Dinner? 2

Paleo “Greek” Ground Beef, Twisted Greens, Mushroom Tapenade Dinner tonight was inspired by the picture to the right. Here it is. What’s for dinner. We’ll be putting together, with the instructions below, a complete Paleo meal of “Greek” ground beef, a small side salad, and a mushroom tapenade. It’s a […]


Breakfast Salad With A Twist – Simple Ingredients Can Be Delicious

So, looking for “just the perfect Paleo meal” to brighten this morning’s fog and rain: I was searching through my urban Paleo food stash, trying to decide how to bring the sunshine in a bit. I’ve been somewhat focused on the “Smokey” flavor of late, which has been great. We’ve […]