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IMG_6654It was one of those nights where I kept putting off dinner because I didn’t know what to make and I thought I didn’t have anything to make anything with, even though my freezer and pantry was full. But I was missing one ingredient for every possible recipe I could think of, but it’s so hot here in Scottsdale right now, so I didn’t want to leave the house, cook, clean, or do laundry. Basically, I don’t want to move until midnight when it’s finally down to at least 97 degrees outside.

I recently purchased this new cookbook called “Paleo Take-out.” As it turns out, the majority of the recipes are Asian, and it’s not exactly what some would deem strict paleo. Nonetheless, the dishes have been quite good.  So, the other day, I ventured out in this crazy heat and made a trip to one of the Asian grocery stores to stock up on some of the items listed in the book that were essential for cooking some of these recipes. I didn’t really have a plan, but I figured if I had some of them on hand, they would become useful at some point. So ha-ha! They were! Read More →

Tuscan Chicken Mushroom Rice Casserole

I always buy these giant containers of mushrooms at Costco that I have no idea what to do with it. So I had to figure out how to use them all up. Read More →

Easy Oven Roasted Potatoes

Today was hot. Ok, everyday is hot in Scottsdale, but for multiple reasons, it was really hot today. Read More →


After a day at the park talking to my homeschool mom friends, I realized that one of the hardest things for people to do is to organize their cooking processes.  Read More →

Pan Roasted Chicken and Fennel

You know that feeling when the fridge is almost empty and it’s dinner time? Yeah. Read More →

True Food Kitchen at Scottsdale Quarter

Vegans and omnivores unite at True Food Kitchen.

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