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Grain Free”Rice” Bowls and Other Super Bowl Snacks

By Christi Flaherty | January 30, 2015

So you’re eating Paleo or maybe, Gluten-Free. How does that work for Super Bowl Snacks?  I created this delicious Paleo “Rice” Bowl for starters, but I will also point you to some of my favorite Super Bowl Worthy snacks that are either Gluten-Free, Paleo Friendly or both. How does this “rice” work into Super Bowl…

The Best Ways to Deal with Leftovers

By christi flaherty | January 27, 2015

At some point during every week, my refrigerator looks like this. It’s not pretty. There are stacks of bowls with prepped veggies and bits of this or that and still a couple of days before I “go to town” (I live in the country) to get groceries. At this point, I always begin to look…

Grain-Free Chocolate Chip Blondies

By Christi Flaherty | January 25, 2015

We all need a little more than blondies in our lives, right? Before you go any further click the button below to get my Simply Real Food™ ebook with a week sample of my upcoming seasonally based meal plan subscription plus you will be on my VIP list and be the first to know when…

DIY Salad Dressing Ten Ways – Method Monday

By Christi Flaherty | January 20, 2015

DIY Salad Dressing with Chopped Salad Many years ago, I would eat a salad with nothing but a little grated fat-free cheese and a fat-free dressing, all-the-while thinking how virtuous I was while choking it down. Flash forward to the current pendulum swing back to Real Food and now I totally LOVE salads! Once I…

10 Ways to Eat Kale | Recipe Roundup

By christi flaherty | January 15, 2015

When I was younger and didn’t know about Kale or any greens other than canned spinach for that matter, I would have never imagined that I would be craving something intensely green and leafy. But after living with a veggie box as my primary source of produce for 6 years where greens filled out the…

Greek Burgers with Radish Tzaziki

By Christi Flaherty | January 14, 2015

This recipe began with a radish.  I was inspired by the fuschia and green orb that looks like a tiny spirograph painting on the inside. The Watermelon Radish, an occasional guest in my veggie box, had been cut into sticks for a veggie tray and shaved into salads. The fuschia color in this batch was so…

Perfect Boiled Eggs

By Christi Flaherty | January 13, 2015

Unless you are a vegan or non-egg eating vegetarian, chances are eggs are a part of your diet. Now that many people are eschewing grains of may kinds, proteins are all the more important. Eggs of all kinds, but especially boiled eggs, are one of the most convenient and near-perfect foods you can eat. With…

Roasted Shrimp with Shaved Veggie Salad

By Christi Flaherty | January 12, 2015

Have you reached the point yet this week that you’ve resolved to actually keep your resolutions? I didn’t go berserk-o on mine. I have many friends who are enjoying a maniacal cleanse of beverages only for 30 days. I’m not that girl. I like to eat. I would rather eat my veggies than drink them.…

Gluten Free Apple Galette with Sea Salt Caramel

By Christi Flaherty | January 7, 2015

Before I became gluten intolerant in 2008, I was a self-proclaimed bad baker. If I had baking success it seemed to be a one-off luck sort of thing. Then when suddenly, I couldn’t have gluten, baking became a necessity since a few trials in the gluten-free bakery shelf will yield nothing more than cardboard passing…

Black Radish – Produce Tip Tuesdays

By Christi Flaherty | January 6, 2015

I had no agenda when I took this photo. There was no recipe, no real story in the works when I took it. I got these black radishes in my veggie box one time several years ago and quickly shot this photo. I found it again recently and for some reason, fell in love with…