Chocolate Zucchini Bread

chocolate zucchini bread

I made chocolate zucchini bread for breakfast yesterday.   Chocolate for breakfast?  Why yes I did.  Warm bread, fresh out of the oven and filled with shredded zucchini…I refuse to feel guilty, even if it’s laden with rich chocolate flavor.     First, I have a confession to make.  I don’t like zucchini.  It’s never…

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Paleo Mini Cherry Crisps

individual cherry cobblers

In less than half an hour you can have healthy, delicious paleo cherry crisps ready for company or all for yourself! Don’t slave over cherry cobbler when fresh cherries are in season, take the shortcut for a healthier dessert.

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Creamy Carrot Thyme Soup

I don’t even know where to start with this soup.  Seriously.  It’s creamy sweetness in a healthy warm package.  It’s winter well-being and luxury rolled into one pleasant bowl.  It’s a balance between natural sweetness from carrots and almost caramelized onions, and savory with herbs and garlic.  It’s topped off with a velvety ranch whipped…

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Our Favorite Crock Pot Chili

This has been my family’s favorite chili for years, and it has the added benefit of being a crock pot meal so you can have a great dinner ready on busy nights.  It makes a whole 5-quart slow cooker full so you can serve a large crowd, have leftovers, or freeze some for other meals…

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Sarah’s Beef Stew

My mother in law, Sarah, makes the best beef stew.  The first time I had it, I was dating my husband and took my parents to his mom’s house for Christmas.  We’re talking travel, stay overnight in their house a few days, real Christmas.  Looking back, that was rather brave of us.  We weren’t even…

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Herb Marinated Tomatoes with Parmesan Crusted Crostini

The sweet 100 tomatoes and yummy yellow pear tomatoes are exploding in my garden.  I also have a ton of fresh herbs and a need to use them up.  Fresh summer produce is in full swing!  It’s a great problem to have.  This recipe uses up some of that delectable healthy produce from my garden, as…

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Turkey Zucchini Burger

Not only are these burgers and great way to use summer garden surplus, but they are healthy as well.  They are also easily adapted to Paleo or grain free lifestyles by breaking them up onto a romaine spear instead of in a bun. My husband couldn’t believe it the first time I got him to…

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