Roast Quail & Peach Salad

quail-salad

Hey guys, today’s recipe is a bit of a change, being a bit leafier than usual. Two quails, spatchcocked and roasted with peaches and clementine orange juice.  The fruit adds a sweet, fragrant taste to add something more to your salad! Feel free to swap out the leafy greens I used – I’m simply a fan of Swiss chard, but spinach or kale would work just as well. Quails are … Continue reading

Pineapple Coconut Cinnamon Popsicles

pineapple-cin pops

Hey guys. It’s the end of summer, booo! But I made popsicles…so…YAYYY! Popsicles don’t have to be loaded with sugar and nasty sweeteners, you can make your own with this creamy coconut base. Obviously you need popsicle molds for this recipe. (Time for a dollar store run. I got mine from IKEA though, for about $6 CAD for a set of six.) This one is sweetened with Pineapple juice and … Continue reading

Tropical Pineapple-Lime Beef Short Ribs

tropical short ribs

These ribs are a perfect summer lunch dish. The sweet, tropical sauce with a hint of heat and lime, both rich in flavour, but light enough for a yummy beach picnic dinner!   Serves 2. You will need: 4 beef short ribs, or about 1 lb  1 key lime 1 cup diced pineapple 1/2 cup pineapple juice 1 T honey 2 T tomato paste 1/2 white onion, diced 1 head … Continue reading

Raspberry Cocoa Truffles

raspberry choc truffles

Hey guys. This post is dedicated to Joanne, who runs the amazing Just Eat Real Food page. It’s her birthday today, and in honor of this very special occasion of her doing another lap around the sun, I’ve made a yummy dessert of her favourite things – raspberry and chocolate! These truffles are a delectable paleo treat, and can be made ahead. They store well in the freezer, and when at room temperature, … Continue reading

Pork Belly & Plum Fry Sauce

pork belly plum fry

Hey guys! Did you enjoy the first weekend of summer? I did! Thankfully, we had a lovely sunny day out on Saturday, and I got to hang out with an old friend. But onto more edible things – this pork belly with a chunky plum sauce is just delectable. A mix of salty, sweet, tart, and fatty, it’s a simple recipe that will have you dreaming of it for days … Continue reading

Strawberry-Kiwi Freezer Pudding

strawberry-kiwi pudding

Hey guys! As you know, i’m doing two recipes a week now. This one is a sweet, slightly tart fruit pudding. It’s gluten and dairy free, and it’s a great summer snack you can make and refrigerate ahead of time. You will need: 2 heaped cups strawberries, diced 2 frozen, peeled kiwi fruit, diced 2T raw honey 1 small can coconut cream OR chill a can of coconut milk, skin … Continue reading

Friday Nails – Valentines Look (Konad Stamper) + Red Ombre

This weeks look is a sweet and cute Valentine’s look. I know it’s early, but it’s best to be prepared. You can change this from vampy to cute, depending on which look you like Products: Konad Nail Stamper kit (white polish) Bundlemonster stamp plate #BM 317 Essie ‘Bordeaux’ Sally Hansen ‘Red Carpet’ Music: “Watching Seabirds Soar (Harmony)” by DoKashiteru (feat. Snowflake) http://ccmixter.org/files/DoKashiteru/24925 is licensed under a Creative Commons license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ … Continue reading

Paleo energy bar base

Hey guys! I’m feeling a little silly, because I forgot to take a picture of my energy bars…before I may or may not have devoured them. But, you may have heard of Larabars. This is a DIY, customizable version! You will need:  500g pitted dates 2 cups unsweetened shredded coconut dash of vanilla extract Chunks of fruit, nuts, etc. Chocolate chips are also delicious. Basically, you Hulk-smash that until it’s … Continue reading