Saturday Night Tapas: Paleo Coconut Shrimp and Strip Tips

Tapas are one of the best food hacks I know because they are flavorful small portions of food that we may pair with various wines, thereby creating infinite gustatory journeys. For me, it is as much fun to create them as to have them.

Tonight was a variation of “surf and turf,” and it reflects frugal paleo principles. Let’s dive in! Continue reading “Saturday Night Tapas: Paleo Coconut Shrimp and Strip Tips”

Fall Stir-fry with Zucchini Pineapple Eggplant Pepper Sausage

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Fall Stir-fry with Zucchini, Pineapple, Eggplant, Pepper, and Sausage

Tie into this vivacious tangy stir-fry that is complete with warm fall colors and gently piquant flavors. Its gentle yet strong taste is perfect for reviving you after a dynamic day at the office!

Onion and sausage form a savory foundation on which we layer the pineapple and ginger sauce while the squash and peppers play moderators.

Best of all, this stir-fry is very simple to make, and it’s paleo and frugal, so the proverbial triple play.

Here’s how to make it. Continue reading “Fall Stir-fry with Zucchini Pineapple Eggplant Pepper Sausage”

Avocado Pineapple Cabbage Salad in Ginger Basil Turmeric Vinaigrette

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Avocado Pineapple Cabbage Salad in Asian-inspired Ginger Basil Turmeric Vinaigrette. Enlarge

This sweet, sour, savory, creamy, crunchy salad will get your senses dancing and put a spring into your step!

Imagine… creamy avocado chunks, crunchy green cabbage, and sweet pineapple in a this jazz septet vinaigrette: ginger, basil, turmeric, apple cider vinegar, soy sauce, honey, and evoo (extra virgin olive oil).

This Asian-inspired salad is also extremely healthy and even frugal (costs about 60¢ if you score avocados on sale as I often do, i.e. 49¢ a piece). In addition, it has no animal ingredients if that is important to you (I love meat, but I oft eat vegetarian).

Read on for how to make it in about seven minutes. You can easily have it as an entire meal, or it works well before or after your main course. Continue reading “Avocado Pineapple Cabbage Salad in Ginger Basil Turmeric Vinaigrette”