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

wine-drunk mushroom farro risotto

VEGETARIAN* | GLUTEN-FREE | CAN BE DAIRY-FREE** Time from start to finish: 45 minutes Difficulty level: easy peasy It’s taken me a while to come around to boxed wine. It wasn’t until this weekend, when someone whose wine opinion I truly trust cracked open a box in front of me, that I finally caved and bought… Continue reading wine-drunk mushroom farro risotto

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

lemony arugula salad, aka how to not eat a whole pizza

VEGETARIAN | GLUTEN-FREE | CAN BE DAIRY-FREE* Time start to finish: 7 minutes Difficulty level: easy peasy This simple lemon vinaigrette has superpowers: It can turn a pizza dinner into a somewhat healthy, fancy schmancy meal. Let me explain. It’s not often that I allow myself to order a pizza – or even buy a frozen one,… Continue reading lemony arugula salad, aka how to not eat a whole pizza

indian takeout: paleo butter chicken

GLUTEN-FREE | DAIRY-FREE | PALEO Time from start to finish: 2-3 hours (10-15 minutes of active time) Difficulty level: easy peasy For this week’s meal prep, I started with this recipe. I chopped my onions, smashed my garlic, measured out some spices, opened a can of coconut milk, plopped in some chicken breasts… and then… Continue reading indian takeout: paleo butter chicken