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Local Cookbooks Galore and Chef Jack’s Jalapeno Poppers (Grain-free, Gluten-free)

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Dec 1, 2014 at 3:57pm
Chef Jack's Jalapeno Poppers | Fresh Tart

I was at Kitchen in the Market last week signing copies of Twin Cities Chef’s Table, and while checking out their retail offerings I was pretty stunned to see how many fantastic Minnesota cookbooks are on their shelf! You guys, Minnesota has had a banner couple of years, absorb this: The New Midwestern Table by…

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Paleo Magazine’s AIP Thanksgiving Meal Plan

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Nov 20, 2014 at 10:00am
Paleo Magazine Autoimmune Protocol Thanksgiving

If you’re searching for grain-free/allergen-free Thanksgiving dishes that NO ONE WILL NOTICE ARE GRAIN-FREE/ALLERGEN-FREE because they are traditional and delicious, well, here you go. I created this autoimmune protocol Thanksgiving menu for the marvelous Paleo Magazine, with a shopping list and work-ahead instructions to boot. I invited my dear friends Tracy Morgan and Joy Summers…

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Squash Flatbread (Paleo, AIP, Coconut-free)

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Nov 11, 2014 at 5:22pm
Squash Flatbrad (Paleo, AIP, Coconut-free) | Fresh Tart

I feel guilty for all the months I’ve been teasing about this recipe, posting pics on Instagram but never posting a recipe. The reason is that I never liked it quite enough to share, or I’d like it once but not be able to replicate it. But this time, I think I’ve got it nailed….

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Brasa’s Pork Shoulder Roasted with Citrus Mojo and Twin Cities Chef’s Table Giveaway

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Nov 1, 2014 at 1:23pm
Brasa's Pork Shoulder Roasted with Citrus Mojo & Twin Cities Chef's Table Giveaway | Fresh Tart (Paleo, AIP-Friendly)

What better way to give you a peek into the lusciousness inside Twin Cities Chef’s Table than to share a recipe for Brasa’s beloved roasted pork shoulder? I never, ever eat there without ordering it – in fact, I had it just yesterday for lunch – because it tastes fantastic with all of the other…

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The Paleo Approach Dinner Club E-book!

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Oct 30, 2014 at 3:53pm
The Paleo Approach Dinner Club E-Book

If you’re starting to think about healthy holiday entertaining, I’ve got just the cookbook for you. Behold The Paleo Approach Dinner Club E-book, a collaboration spearheaded by The Paleo Mom, Sarah Ballantyne, PhD, author of The Paleo Approach, the definitive guide to the autoimmune protocol (AIP). She had the marvelous idea to invite a group…

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Double Your Pleasure Book Signing at Kitchen in the Market!

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Oct 11, 2014 at 9:44am
Zoe and Stephanie

OK here’s an amazing thing. This winter, while I was holed up writing Twin Cities Chef’s Table, my dear friend Zoe Francois was downstairs writing her latest soon-to-be-bestselling book, Gluten-free Artisan Bread in Five Minutes A Day. You see, I rent my lovely apartment aka The Treehouse) from Zoe and her husband Graham. As luck…

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Pan-Roasted Chicken with Figs & Mushrooms (Paleo, AIP)

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Oct 7, 2014 at 8:41pm
Pan-Roasted Chicken with Figs & Mushrooms | Fresh Tart (Paleo, AIP)

The chicken is secondary in this recipe as far as I’m concerned – this dish is about the fresh figs. When perfectly ripe, figs are of course delectable eaten out of hand. But by applying just a bit of heat – either by running them under the broiler or searing them briefly in a bit…

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Pot Roast with Kale & Horseradish

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Sep 30, 2014 at 6:41pm
Pot Roast with Kale & Horseradish | Fresh Tart (Paleo, AIP)

I’m back with another braised beef dish! I’ll pretend like I meant to post recipes for beef short ribs and beef pot roast within a couple of weeks of each other, a braised beef series of sorts…except that would be untrue. I’m really just busy, and kind of chilly with the change in temps, and…

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Halibut Coconut Milk Stew with Roasted Squash (Paleo, AIP)

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Sep 23, 2014 at 2:39pm
Halibut Coconut Milk Soup with Roasted Squash | Fresh Tart (Paleo, AIP)

While I might bemoan the slow fading away of summer – and oh, I do bemoan it, loudly – there’s no denying the deliciousness of winter squash, in full display at every market and grocery store right about now. The acorn varieties are my personal favorite, particularly the jester (stripe-y like a delicata but shaped…

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Quick Melon Soup (Paleo, AIP)

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Sep 20, 2014 at 2:23pm
Melon Soup | Fresh Tart (Paleo AIP, Vegan)

It’s not too late, it’s not too late! There are still fantastic melons – cantaloupes and watermelons are my fave, but honeydew is lovely too – to be had at the farmers market, so don’t be too annoyed with me for being so lazy about getting this post up.I was inspired to make melon soup…

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