1-hour meal prep | why I’m done doing

PALEO | WHOLE30 | DAIRY-FREE | GLUTEN-FREE On a normal weekend, when we’re home, I probably spend 5 hours preparing food for the week ahead. That’s half of a weekend day! Of course, that doesn’t factor in the time spent planning the meals, buying the ingredients, etc. I love cooking, and I love grocery shopping,… Continue reading 1-hour meal prep | why I’m done doing

lentil-potato soup, aka wisdom teeth

 GLUTEN-FREE | CAN BE DAIRY-FREE* | CAN BE VEGETARIAN** I’ve been running from it for a few years now, but it’s finally time: I’m getting my wisdom teeth out this week. Gasp. The timing makes sense: I’m currently trying to rest my knee, so I’m spending my nights binge-watching Breaking Bad and taking Epsom salt… Continue reading lentil-potato soup, aka wisdom teeth

kale salad with lemon-tahini dressing | shaking things up

It’s probably because the last few weeks have been crazy busy in Majaland, but I’ve turned into a bit of a one-dressing pony lately (that is, assuming that ponies make their own salad dressings). Lemon juice. Olive oil. Salt and pepper. Maybe some shallots or parm if I’m feeling festive. This dressing though. This dressing is… Continue reading kale salad with lemon-tahini dressing | shaking things up

buttery lunchbox chicken

PALEO | GLUTEN-FREE This post goes out to all those struggling with any of the following very serious issues: Not knowing what to do with boneless skinless chicken breast, Not having good protein options to pack in your lunchbox, Never being totally sure if the chicken you cooked is actually cooked, Never having enough buttery, delicious… Continue reading buttery lunchbox chicken

ordering paleo at: jimmy johns (3 best unwiches)

Last week, I posted about ordering paleo at Chipotle. It was (by far) my most popular blog post of all time! Exciting stuff. The support for my blog has been crazy humbling. Thank you everyone who reads, comments, shares, and likes. Also — clearly, you’re trying to tell me something. Eating out is kind of a trap,… Continue reading ordering paleo at: jimmy johns (3 best unwiches)

5-ingredient spinach and feta-stuffed chicken breasts, aka family group text

My family has a very active group text. Very active. No matter the day, no matter where I am, I can tell you what my mom, dad, and sister are eating for dinner, what all of the dogs are doing, how my mom’s flowers are doing, etc. I love that we stay connected, and how much… Continue reading 5-ingredient spinach and feta-stuffed chicken breasts, aka family group text