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Pressure Cooker (or Braised) Pork Carnitas and Roasted Cauliflower Rice

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jan 26, 2015 at 4:59pm
Pressure Cooker Carnitas | Fresh Tart (Paleo, AIP)

Sorry for the less than fab photo – I only had my phone with me… Happy Monday! As I chat with people about the obstacles of adopting a real food lifestyle, I’ve come to realize that one of the biggest is the fear of standing out and/or annoying people. Which is totally legitimate, I’ve had…

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Squash, Beet & Apple Salad

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jan 22, 2015 at 12:43pm
Squash, Beet & Apple Salad | Fresh Tart (Paleo, AIP)

Have I ever shared with you my purpose? That’s a rhetorical question because I know that I haven’t. For someone who puts a LOT of my life out into the ether – at least my food life – I’ve held much closer my dreams and plans for the future. It’s icky scary to put out…

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Squash Panna Cottas and A Confession

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jan 14, 2015 at 8:29pm
Squash Panna Cottas | Fresh Tart (Paleo, AIP)

I’ve never confessed, in all of this endless chatting about food, how much I experiment on myself. Or how much I am obsessed with nutrition. On a cold night you’ll find me curled up with herbal tea, a snuggly blanket, and a good nutrition book, turning pages as fast as I can. As you know,…

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Happy New Year! Cooking classes, delish healthy food, and more – let’s go!

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jan 3, 2015 at 12:46pm

Hello friends! I hope you had a lovely, relaxing time celebrating the holidays. I certainly did and compared to last year – BOOK DEADLINE – I was a giddy party fairy, prancing from celebration to celebration singing tralalalaaaaah! A good reminder that (occasional) adversity is the bitter seasoning that makes the good times oh so…

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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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