Posts tagged as whole30

Braised Beef Short Ribs: Braise Once, Eat Twice or More

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Sep 16, 2014 at 3:54pm

Aaaand just like that, it’s braising season. Good, given I’ve been braising all summer long anyhow. I’m a big fan of batch cooking – cooking enough food to last a few meals – and there’s no better way to batch cook than to braise, no matter the season. Whether you cook low-and-slow in your oven…

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Soupe au Pistou (Paleo, AIP, Vegan)

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Sep 2, 2014 at 1:02pm

A bounty of garden-fresh vegetables and loads of fresh basil means it’s time for soup au pistou, one of my favorite summer treats. The first time I made it, I was a bit confused by the simplicity of the ingredients: vegetables cooked in water, that’s it? I underestimated the transformative power of pistou, the French…

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Pan-Seared Steak with Crispy Hash (Paleo, AIP)

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Aug 27, 2014 at 12:30pm

If you cut me, I’m pretty sure I’d bleed hash. I am hash. Not a day goes by that I don’t saute a crispy pan of something wonderful, whatever is in season and in my fridge, fresh or leftover (preferably both). Hash can be the main event, with meat combined with vegetables, or it can…

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Empanada Flatbread (Paleo, AIP)

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Aug 12, 2014 at 11:27am

The countdown is on. We take my son Nathan to college next week and I’m riding a roller coaster of joy and grief that I’ve dreaded since he was born. The time we spend together grows more and more precious, which has been happening all year, but in the last weeks has intensified into slow-motion,…

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Ginger-Scallion Chicken with Cold Zucchini Noodles (AIP, Paleo)

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jul 30, 2014 at 5:53pm

If you’ve lived in other parts of the country, you likely realize how spoiled we Twin Citians are when it comes to grocery shopping. Whether your jam is chandeliers, bulk discounts, cheerful baggers, or mile-long meat counters, there is a store for every style, budget, and palate. (Except wine drinkers, you still have to hit…

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Roasted Cauliflower “Couscous” (AIP, Paleo)

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jul 15, 2014 at 4:03pm

This side dish is a twist on the couscous salad that changed my life. For years, my go-to potluck contribution was a couscous salad, loaded with roasted vegetables, dried fruit, cheese, and nuts. It doesn’t wilt on a buffet and pairs well with barbecued meats and other salads. I made it for my own parties,…

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Coleslaw with Caper-Anchovy Dressing (AIP, Paleo)

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jun 24, 2014 at 1:21pm

Are you dreaming of a July 4th barbecue feast? If you are, I have a few ideas for you. Creamy coleslaw is some of the best picnic fare around, but a vinegary slaw can be a tart change of pace, improve while sitting on a buffet, and even add a bit of polish to a…

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Roasted Chicken Thighs with Sweet Potatoes, Kale & Herbs (AIP, Paleo)

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jun 3, 2014 at 1:26pm

I’ll assume that by now you’ve already been convinced of the glory of chicken thighs over chicken breasts (cheaper AND 10 times more tender and flavorful) and so I’ll spend this space instead advocating for the merits of working ahead. You know those friends who seem to have it all? Fulfilling jobs, active families, a…

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Cherry, Kale & Kombucha Smoothie (AIP, Paleo)

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on May 29, 2014 at 12:41pm

Now that *poof* it’s hot outside, I’m suddenly in the mood for smoothies. I have a bit of a love-hate relationship with them, mostly because they are billed everywhere as healthy and then whoa, they are loaded with way too much fruit and horrible manufactured protein powders. Not healthy. On the other hand, they’re an…

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Scallops with Morels, Ramps & Saffron-Coconut Milk Pan Sauce (AIP, Paleo) plus The Slim Palate Paleo Cookbook Giveaway!

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on May 20, 2014 at 1:06pm

Helloooooo again and Happy Spring! I’ve been away for so long, finishing a cookbook I’ve been working on called Twin Cities Chef’s Table, highlighting Twin Cities chefs, eateries, and our overall food scene, to be published in Fall 2014. It’s been an incredible project to photograph and write, but I’m excited to be back to…

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