Homemade Onion Soup Mix

Homemade Onion Soup Mix from www.EverydayMaven.com

In addition to all of the excitement surrounding the arrival of the new baby, Big Brother's birthday was last week. Of course, this is the year that he was gung-ho on having a huge party so we have been in birthday party planning mode behind the scenes. We, meaning I, and … [Read more...]

Vietnamese Salad Dressing

Vietnamese Salad Dressing from www.EverydayMaven.com

Last year, my husband and I snuck away for a long weekend in Vancouver, B.C. On our way to the train station, we stopped and had a quick Vietnamese lunch at a little spot in Seattle's International District. I can't remember the name but the food was really good and I made some … [Read more...]

Paleo Taco Dip {Dairy Free}

Paleo Taco Dip from www.everydaymaven.com

We are having quite the taco moment in our house. My son is into tacos right now, I mean, like REALLY into them. He would happily eat tacos for breakfast, lunch and dinner if we would let him. Not such a bad thing though because who doesn't love tacos in some form right? Enter … [Read more...]

{Medjool Date} Bacon Jam

Medjool Date Bacon Jam. Paleo Bacon Jam with Medjool Dates from www.everydaymaven.com

About a month ago, I had the great fortune of flying to Yuma, Arizona for a Natural Delights Medjool Date Blogger Summit. Now, if you have been following me for even a short time, you know that I love Medjool Dates and frequently use them as an alternative to refined … [Read more...]

How To Make {Good Tasting} SunButter

How To Make Sunbutter from www.everydaymaven.com

Have you ever made really good homemade Sunbutter (aka - sunflower seed butter)? If not, you are in for a treat! As a long-time peanut butter lover (understatement), I have really picky ideas of what sunbutter should taste like. I have made a bunch of variations on this recipe … [Read more...]

Paleo Pesto Recipe

Paleo Pesto Recipe from www.everydaymaven.com

Summer is here (it feels so good to say that!) and in my house that means one thing -- Basil Pesto. You might remember we talked about it last year at the end of the summer when I posted my Lightened Up Basil Pesto. I grew basil plants all summer just to make homemade pesto … [Read more...]

Lightened Up Basil Pesto

Lightened Up Basil Pesto from www.everydaymaven.com

Everyone and their mother has a recipe for homemade Pesto. It really isn't that hard to make, but like most simple dishes with a few components, it's all about the quality of the ingredients. This version keeps it traditional while  lightening it up. Most Pesto's are 4 Points … [Read more...]

Cheesy Baked Spinach + Artichoke Dip

Skinny Artichoke and Spinach Dip from www.everydaymaven.com

Have you ever noticed how so many low-fat or light dips are tasteless and have a freaky texture?  Yeah, well I have, and I think it sucks.  That's the thing though, it's not necessarily difficult to make something low-fat or light, it is however, difficult to do it in a way that … [Read more...]

1 Point Baba Ganoush

Weight Watchers Baba Ganoush from www.everydaymaven.com

The most incredible Baba Ganoush is made by slow roasting eggplant over charcoals and letting that smoky, charred flavor permeate the eggplant flesh.  Since I love to eat Baba Ganoush and this isn't exactly something I have the equipment or time to do on a regular basis so I've … [Read more...]