New Years Week 2013 Meal Plan


I’ve pretty much decided to eat my way through Well Fed by Melissa Joulwan. So far every recipe has been absolutely amazing. I had read online somewhere that this paleo cookbook was for foodies and it definitely is. I find myself thinking about the cooking process more, the mechanics of a good recipe and what it means to pair flavors. I really like this new dimension because it makes cooking feel less like manual labor and more like a opportunity to learn and get more in touch with my senses.

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Paleo First week meal plan


For our first week of Paleo, I’m using the 1-week meal plan from Everyday Paleo Family.

The order of these meals is slightly modified from what is published in the book. I wasn’t able to find (or didn’t look hard enough) coconut oil and Bragg Liquid Aminos, baking ramekins, and a food processor.  So I had to wait for these to arrive from Amazon before making the recipes that called for it. Look over the shopping list here to make sure you have everything you need.

B: Creamy Breakfast Quiche (dinner is a slow cooker meal, so get this in the crock pot this morning)
L: Tuna stuffed eggs
D: Slow Chicken Curry & Riced cauliflower

B: Leftover Quiche
L: Leftover Chicken & Cauliflower
D: Taco Night (soak walnuts for Day 3 Breakfast tonight)

B: Pesto Baked Eggs
L: Leftover Taco Night or Turkey Sushi Rolls
D: One pot Chicken Drumsticks & Poblano Roasted Sweet Potatoes

B: Family Frittata
L: Two minute tuna salad
D: Spaghetti Squash & Meatballs

B: Leftover Frittata
L: Leftover Spaghetti & Meatballs
D: Sundried Tomato Chicken Bake, Green Salad & Paleo Ranch dressing

B: Winter Squash Ham & Eggs
L: Leftover Sundried Tomato Bake
D: Beyond Easy Pulled Pork & Roasted Beet Salad

B:Leftover pork & eggs
L: Vietnamese Lamb lettuce wraps
D: Mini Meatloaves, Sweet potato chips & Zucchini Salad