Recipe Cornucopia – Part 3!

December 21, 2013

Vitruvian DharmaMore recipes, y’all!  I hope you enjoy them.  This time around I’ve included recipes for the beginning and end of the meal: soup and dessert.  This soup is easily the best I’ve made all year and the dessert, baked apples, was a big hit at my birthday party this fall.  The apples, particularly, lend themselves to a party atmosphere, as they are fun to put together.  Have the filling prepped Read the rest of this entry »


Greetings, readers!  Without much going on, recipe-wise, I wanted to post something, so I thought I’d offer up some easy suggestions for a delicious, easy, primal classic that is often overlooked because, frankly, the usual gets a little boring after a while.  That being said, if you can boil water and use a whisk, you can make awesome deviled eggs, no matter what you choose to make them with.

For anyone who doesn’t know (though I’m sure most you do), the classic, basic deviled egg recipe calls for hard-boiled eggs cut in half, and the yolks mixed with mayonnaise and a little mustard, Read the rest of this entry »

Perhaps the only thing I miss about my pre-Primal lifestyle is baking.  Baking is one those inherently loaded activities, lush with nostalgia, that stir memories of comfort, of childhood, of running outside while mom puts pies or breads out to cool.  Autumn baking, particularly, evokes these sensations in me; the warm spices feel cozy, and the act of baking fills the whole house with that unmistakable aroma.

Baking without grains can be difficult.  In my experience, though, as with all other recipes, the grains really only play a role as a sort of caloric filler – that is, they don’t offer much in the way of distinct flavor.  The upshot of grain-free baking, then, is that while it can be tricky, once you get a recipe that works, it tastes decidedly better than the grain-based version of the same thing.  In that spirit, here is a Primal-friendly recipe Read the rest of this entry »