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Roasted Strawberry-Rhubarb Salsa Chicken (Whole30, Keto, Paleo)

Rhubarb Season  Every year when rhubarb season rolls around my Instagram feed fills will all sorts of red confections. I must admit, I don’t get why it’s so popular to bake with. I mean, most recipes contain a few buckets of sugar to compensate for the naturally tart flavor of the rhubarb. Granted I also lack the cultural connection to baking with rhubarb, growing up first generation american in a city submerged in Latin culture… I never even heard of rhubarb until I moved to the west coast. I recall…

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Arroz Con Pollo (AIP, Whole30, Paleo, Keto)

Fiesta! Growing up our house was always the family hub. Maybe because my mom of her other sister’s was the only one who had more than one kid, and therefore an already bustling household… or because of her love of hosting, cooking and entertaining. Whatever the reason, our house was the spot. All holiday and major events like baptism’s, graduations and birthdays were celebrated in our home. While all my aunts are talented cooks, each with their own signature dishes and areas of expertise, my mom always had her own…

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Lemon Dill Spatchcock Chicken Roast (Whole30, Paleo)

I love a good simple roast. Whole chickens are among my favorite things to roast too. Mostly because I love the crispy skin, but also because I use the bones to make broth. When you buy the whole bird you get more bang for your buck too! A 5lb chicken can feed a family of 3 or 5 with some leftovers too… and then you can use the bones… I mean, I just love the lack of food waste that goes on with using the whole animal. I even feed…

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Fresh Fennel Shredded Chicken

I’m a Thigh Girl If you haven’t noticed yet, I lurv cooking chicken thighs in the pressure cooker. I think of all the things I can make in there, chicken thighs turn out best. I don’t like all meats shredded or soft. I’m a fan of crust, crisp and crunch. Things you can’t really achieve with the oh-so-useful electric pressure cooker. Pressure Cooker Easy Boneless, skinless chicken thighs however pull apart perfectly and then with a little reduction action, the liquid vanishes to a thick sauce and a little caramelizing…

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Cheesy Chicken & Zoodles (paleo, Whole30, AIP)

Paleo Meal Dreams Come True! This is one of those meals that is so clean and yet absolutely delicious, it’s comforting. Cheesy Chicken and Zoodles! It’s also magic. In the pot goes vegetables and chicken and when it’s done, shredded and lightly cooled… you have tender  meat in a thick, yellow, CHEESY sauce! Such a creation could only be paleo/AIP. Only those of us who know true food restrictions would venture to get this creative, to cook like magicians with electric cauldrons, hoping for the best. How can it be…

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Plum & Prosciutto Chicken

Today I needed to loose myself in work. I missed the days where hours would blur and disappear in the rush of a busy kitchen. There is a point of madness in all restaurant kitchens when you are moving so fast, multitasking so efficiently, that most of it is just muscle memory. Your body goes in to over drive, your mind somewhere between razor sharp focus and standby as your hands move at lightning speed. With everything going on in the world, I yearned for the madness of a hot…

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Tastes Like Pie Chicken (pressure cooker)

Since I was gifted my spaceship, my Breville FastSlow Pro, making last minute meals has been a breeze. It’s an impressive looking machine and it makes all sorts of fun and often surpising noises. Hence it was dubbed the spaceship. One of my favorite foods to throw in there is chicken thighs. They lend themselves so well to saucy, pull apart kind of dishes. Pork, bone broth and rice too! This last minute inspiration came together because honestly I have pie on the mind. Ever since my fourth of July…

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Blood Orange Chicken (Pressure Cooker)

My mom sent me a beautiful pressure cooker- slow cooker- do it all space ship looking thing when I told her my CrockPot died mid bone broth. A super nice & generous early birthday present, the Breville Fast Slow Pro. Obviously first thing I made was bone broth. In two hours, perfect, ridiculously rich & aromatic broth that gels when chilled. Ok, enough about the machine, let’s talk about food. I bought a bag of blood oranges on sale at Whole Foods, for $6! Amazing right! They are however reallllyyy…

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Crispy Tarragon Chicken Thighs & Perfect Lemon Roasted Brussel Sprouts

This is one of those quick & easy dinners that tastes amazing. I made these chicken thighs in a rush before heading to the gym, when we had dinner at 7pm, I was doing a little celebratory dance at how delicious they were. I just knew I had to share it with all of you. So, I made them again the next day, wrote down the recipe & photographed it all. You’re welcome 🙂 Cooking wine is a no-no on Whole30, so if you’re on a Whole30, use White Wine…

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Teppanyaki Mustard Sauce Chicken Thighs

I was jonesing for some teppanyaki …. Especially that divine creamy mustard sauce, so, I made my own 😍 Teppanyaki Style Chicken Thighs!   Yields Seves 4-5 Teppanyaki Mustard Sauce Chicken Thighs10 minPrep Time 15 minCook Time 25 minTotal Time Save Recipe Print Recipe My Recipes My Lists My Calendar IngredientsThe Sauce3 tbsp sesame oil (can use coconut oil)2 tbsp tahini1 tbsp liquid smoke (read label, make sure it doesn’t have color, sugar or molasses)1 tbsp mustard (again, check label)1/4 cup coconut aminos or gluten free soy sauce1/4 cup full…

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