Paleo Gumbo – Packed with Andouille Sausage, Smoked Pork, Shrimp, and Veggies

I have again found inspiration from PaleOMG! While her recipes are always delicious, I try to make things my own most of the time, adjusting the recipe to taste or just because of what I have on hand. This is her version of paleo gumbo that I followed with additions and changes and additions. It… Continue reading Paleo Gumbo – Packed with Andouille Sausage, Smoked Pork, Shrimp, and Veggies

Pineapple Stuffed Chorizo Burgers – Inspired by PaleOMG

Recipe cards at bottom of post When I did my first month of paleo a few years ago, I was desperate to find delicious recipes that were more than just meat and veggies. I stumbled on PaleOMG.com and fell in love with a TON of her recipes. This was one of our all time favorites,… Continue reading Pineapple Stuffed Chorizo Burgers – Inspired by PaleOMG

Alaskan Snow Crab Stock – Instant Pot or Stove Top

Recipe card at the bottom of post! Generally, I like to use all usable parts of produce and meats for one purpose or another. A great example would be making chicken stock from bones that were leftover from dinner that week. Even when I would buy rotisserie chicken at Costco –  I would pick all… Continue reading Alaskan Snow Crab Stock – Instant Pot or Stove Top

Yard House Copy-Cat California ‘Roll’

One of the amazing aspects of living a military lifestyle is the extremely different places you get to live / visit. Moving  from Oahu Hawaii (population 953,207) to Kodiak Alaska (population 6,423) was a huge change for us. While I DO think I enjoy living in Alaska more than Hawaii, there are MANY amazing things… Continue reading Yard House Copy-Cat California ‘Roll’

Simple Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

These strawberries are a foolproof delicious dessert for any occasion! We made them as a family for Valentine’s Day. Here’s the method: Ingredients: 1 lb strawberries, rinsed and allowed to dry well 1 package semisweet chocolate chips 1 tbs coconut oil (can sub crisco if desired) Place the chocolate chips and coconut oil into a microwave… Continue reading Simple Chocolate Dipped Strawberries