"Where you have a plot of land, however small, plant a garden. Staying close to the soil is good for the soul."
- Spencer W. Kimball

"Where you have a plot of land, however small, plant a garden. Staying close to the soil is good for the soul." - Spencer W. Kimball

Nourish your body and your soul!

Nourish your body and your soul!

If you live in Arizona, you probably own a cowboy hat too...

If you live in Arizona, you probably own a cowboy hat too...

Our beautiful pomegranate tree in full bloom...

Our beautiful pomegranate tree in full bloom...

If you don't know how to grow vegetables, start with mustard greens.  They are prolific and grow like weeds.

If you don't know how to grow vegetables, start with mustard greens. They are prolific and grow like weeds.

A random wagon wheel that lives in my backyard...

A random wagon wheel that lives in my backyard...

Purple top turnips peeking out of the ground before picking...

Purple top turnips peeking out of the ground before picking...

The Primal Blueprint Cookbook by Mark Sisson...helped me build a base of primal recipes that our family continues to enjoy...

The Primal Blueprint Cookbook by Mark Sisson...helped me build a base of primal recipes that our family continues to enjoy...

Love...Family...Health...Hapiness

Love...Family...Health...Hapiness

A Little Surprise in My Garden!

A Little Surprise in My Garden!

Category Archives: Primal Living

Bacon & Bok Choy

August 14, 2012 at 16:41

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I was recently looking through all 200 of my saved recipes from www.allrecipes.com, (love that site), that I collected over the years prior to becoming primal.  I was curious to see if I would find anything that might fit into my new lifestyle.  Although I didn’t come away with much, I managed to add a [...]

Blue Cheese Buffalo Burgers

July 27, 2012 at 14:52

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BlueCheeseBuffaloBurger

If you’re looking for a new spin on the basic burger, you’ve got to try a buffalo burger!  I’m not talking about a burger with buffalo sauce, I’m talking about Bison.  Although it’s not as widely available, bison meat is awesome and it is a leaner version of its beef cousin.  The best part is [...]

Cocoa Pork Rub

July 24, 2012 at 15:25

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Cocoa Rub Pork Tenerloin

My latest cooking obsession has become meat rubs.  They are so easy and pack so much flavor!  If you’re into spices and you’ve got a cabinet jammed packed full of them, rubs are a good option when you’re just not sure what to do with that cut of meat.  I recently had a beautiful pork [...]

Grilled Ham Steaks & Sauce

July 17, 2012 at 17:56

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My fabulous butcher in South Phoenix, (shameless plug), The Meat Shop had a sale on ham steaks last week so I took advantage and bought up a whole bunch of them.  I usually make little ham and pineapple skewers out of them, which my kids love, but this time I was looking for something a [...]

Sausage Eggplant Bake

July 10, 2012 at 12:09

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SausageEggplantBake

This is my first year growing eggplants and they are such a great addition to our garden!  These black beauties are so perfectly delicious and I couldn’t wait to create a recipe just for them.  Eggplant Parmesean used to be a favorite dish of mine before I became primal and so this recipe is of [...]

Homemade Garden Cherry Tomato Sauce

July 6, 2012 at 12:07

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Every year I plant cherry tomatoes and Marglobe tomatoes which are an heirloom variety that are much larger in size.  The Marglobes take a lot longer to reach maturity but while I’m waiting for the big guys, I am always pleasantly surprised by the abundance of cherry tomatoes in my garden. These plants are serious [...]

Italian Style Pork Cutlets

July 2, 2012 at 12:10

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ItalianPorkCutlets

Ok, so it’s been a while since I’ve posted a primal recipe.  Summer fun, birthday parties and travel have been taking over my life…in a good way.  In the meantime, my garden has been blooming with tomatoes, artichokes and eggplants…yay!  I came home from my recent trip to Boston to beautiful, ripe tomatoes and couldn’t [...]

Tuscan Chicken

June 13, 2012 at 09:21

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tuscan chicken

I made this dish yesterday for a group of lovely ladies and it was a big hit.  This recipe is a primal version of the traditional Italian Tuscan chicken dish.  I used Rachel Ray’s recipe and made a few modifications and I ditched the flour and instead opted for tapioca starch.  This is a great [...]

Primal Snacks Made Easy!

June 12, 2012 at 09:18

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BrownCowPlain

I played hooky last Friday and spent the day poolside with a good friend.  As you can imagine, we talked about everything under the sun as women usually do when they get the opportunity to get together.  One of the big topics of the day was my primal lifestyle and how it works.  After we [...]

Hot Dogs without the Mystery Meat

June 5, 2012 at 14:24

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If you’ve read many of my posts, you probably know by now that I love to cook.  However, I am a busy Mom and sometimes I just don’t have time to prepare a perfectly paleo meal from scratch.  Occasionally I forget to defrost something for dinner, or we end up running late and get home [...]