Greens Pesto | Whole30 & Paleo

Dude, my CSA always sends so many greens. I know I’m supposed to eat them & I don’t want to waste them, but juicing is messy & salads get tedious. I sat down one evening staring at this giant bundle of carrot tops and swiss chard considering making a smoothie, but the thought of that…

Prebiotics & Probiotics | Pantry Pick

What the heck are those? So I planted some perennials in some pots outside last year. They died. Apparently when you pot a perennial, most of which have complex root systems, you have to replenish what it’s taken from the soil. You have to fertilize it or the dirt will be void of anything good…

Ghee | Pantry Pick

What the heck is that? Ghee, which by the way is pronounced like “gee” & not the letter “G” – is clarified butter. Don’t ask me how long it took me to figure out how to say it…. Anyways, you simmer butter, the water boils out & then you strain it through a cheese cloth. You keep…

Clean Coffee | My Pantry Picks

My Top 5 Pantry Items for Cleaner, Tastier CoffeeCoffee is one of those items that gets over analyzed in the media. Today coffee will save your life, tomorrow it will kill you. Seriously, Google it. Welcome to the wonderful world of trying to figure out what you should & shouldn’t eat/drink when you’re attempting to…

Chicken Tikka Masala | Whole30 & Paleo

Cayenne, turmeric & curry can often be found in Indian dishes & are incredibly beneficial for a typical American diet. One of the most ordered Indian dishes in the United States is Chicken Tikka Masala. I found a place in Ohio that served what I thought was the best. Then I moved to Oklahoma & couldn’t…

Meat Bowl | Whole30

I’m like, “Come on Tasha,  you can think of a better name than Meat Bowl…” then it grew on me. The riced cauliflower cooked with mushrooms & onions then topped with meat, is surprisingly reminiscent of beef stroganoff. I think I may have liked it the next day even better! Fun fact: People at work…

Bacon Wrapped Asparagus | Whole30

Fun fact: You can order Whole30 compliant bacon by the pound, online…. INGREDIENTS 1 bunch of skinny Asparagus 1 pack of Bacon (8 pieces), Pederson’s brand is Whole30/Paleo approved   DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 425F Divide your asparagus into 8 small bunches Wrap each bunch in a piece of bacon Place wrapped bunches on a…