classic italian meat-a-balls

CAN BE GLUTEN-FREE* It all started with the sauce. My mom’s friend Stacy makes this incredible pasta sauce. The perfectly ripened tomatoes and sweet basil just shine, miraculously enough, without added sugar. It’s so good, it sent me on an epic quest to make the classic meatball. During this time, after several iterations of this recipe, I discovered a few… Continue reading classic italian meat-a-balls

teres major steak with cowboy butter, aka top secret stuff

PALEO | GLUTEN-FREE | CAN BE WHOLE30* Time from start to finish: about 15 minutes Difficulty level: medium The teres major (or shoulder petite tender) is the second-most tender cut of beef, after the filet mignon. It cooks in mere minutes. It’s crazy inexpensive for what you’re getting ($8.99/lb. at my Whole Foods – filet is… Continue reading teres major steak with cowboy butter, aka top secret stuff

the most basic bone broth, aka magical healing juice

PALEO | WHOLE30| GLUTEN-FREE | DAIRY-FREE Time start to finish: over 24 hours (active time: 5-25 minutes) Difficulty level: easy peasy Today was huge for many reasons! It was the first day I didn’t feel like absolute death after several days of some strange flu-like virus. Yay health! LeanKit, the wonderful company where I work, won the… Continue reading the most basic bone broth, aka magical healing juice