Paleo Passover Brisket

Paleo Passover Brisket from www.EverydayMaven.com

When it comes to Passover dinner, you must have brisket. This Paleo Passover Brisket is everything -- it's tender, falls apart, it's loaded with flavor, free of junk ingredients (have you seen those recipes where people put ketchup on brisket? Gag.), it's based on my Mom's old … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Chicken Saag

Slow Cooker Chicken Saag from www.EverydayMaven.com

One of the very first recipes I ever posted to Everyday Maven was this Slow Cooker Vegan Saag Paneer Recipe. I've since played around with it and made it with shrimp, chicken and of course - real Paneer cheese. I even tried pork, but wasn't crazy about the results. My favorite … [Read more...]

Turmeric Fried Rice with Beef

Turmeric Fried Rice with Beef

While we try to eat mostly grain free at home, when we go out to restaurants, we are much more laid back and just stick to "Gluten-Free". This Turmeric Fried Rice with Beef is one of my favorite gluten-free dishes at a local Thai spot we frequent in the Capitol Hill neighborhood … [Read more...]

Paleo Chicken Pot Pie

Paleo Chicken Pot Pie from www.EverydayMaven.com

I love pot pies, who doesn't though? It is the ultimate cold weather comfort food. Last winter, I started perfecting my Paleo version of a Pot Pie. I made it with both leftover Thanksgiving turkey and rotisserie chicken and both worked out just fine. I also tried parsnips … [Read more...]

Yellow Curry Chicken

Yellow Curry Chicken from www.EverydayMaven.com

This is my husband's favorite dish to order when we go out for Thai Food. Yellow Curry Chicken (gluten free) with a side of steamed jasmine rice. Seriously, not kidding - he never deviates from this. He likes what he likes! Now, I am not sure if the whole grape tomato thing … [Read more...]

Beef Chili with Butternut Squash

Beef Chili with Butternut Squash from www.EverydayMaven.com

Beef Chili is a rite of passage in our house. A predictable way to mark the beginning of Fall and really start to embrace it. You know I fight that transition and hang on to every last bit of summer for as long as possible, but there comes a time (hello reality) when I must … [Read more...]

Rotisserie Chicken Soup

Rotisserie Chicken Soup from www.EverydayMaven.com

This Rotisserie Chicken Soup is perfect for those of you who want to make a quick chicken soup without a lot of work or are looking for more ways to use up rotisserie chicken! A couple of weeks ago, my local Whole Foods Market (I think it was all Seattle area stores) had a one … [Read more...]

Beef and Vegetable Soup

Beef and Vegetable Soup from www.EverydayMaven.com

Are you ready for Fall? I'm not but I'm never really ready. I am a summer die-hard. I love basking in the hot, glorious sun, romping on the beach, swimming in the pool and every single other thing that comes along with warm summer days. I always feel a slight bit sad when the … [Read more...]

Singapore Rice Noodles with Chicken

Singapore Rice Noodles with Chicken from www.everydaymaven.com

Singapore Rice Noodles with Chicken is one of my comfort foods. It is one of the dishes I miss the most from Charles Plaza (a healthy Chinese restaurant that used to be in Philadelphia's Chinatown). It's right there with Hot & Sour Soup, Chicken Dumplings and Chicken Soong … [Read more...]

Deviled Eggs with Truffle Salt

Deviled Eggs with Truffle Salt from www.EverydayMaven.com

I've always loved Deviled Eggs but my obsession with them was solidified when I first met my husband's family. His Nana, who is unfortunately now deceased, made deviled eggs for most special occasions. I looked forward to indulging in some of Nana's deviled eggs at every family … [Read more...]

Twisted Tuna Salad

Twisted Tuna Salad

A long time ago when I was in graduate school, I decided to start a small catering company to offset some of the cost of grad school. It was called Grub Catering and I specialized in providing corporate business lunches to large groups. One of the most popular items on the … [Read more...]

Saffron Poached Salmon

Saffron Poached Salmon from www.EverydayMaven.com

We are still deep in salmon season here and while not in any way, shape or form are we sick of eating Wild Alaskan Salmon, we have been getting a bit bored of having the same preparations over and over again (no matter how delicious!). I had tucked away a recipe from last … [Read more...]

Dairy Free Shrimp and Clam Chowder

Dairy Free Shrimp and Clam Chowder from www.EverydayMaven.com

A couple of weeks ago, my local Whole Foods had a huge 25% off sale on all frozen foods. It was just for a couple of hours on a weekend morning but we made sure to stop by and stock up on some staples like frozen veggies, fruits and ice cream (staples right?). After checking out … [Read more...]

Bulgogi Inspired Beef Kabobs

Bulgogi Inspired Beef Kabobs from www.everydaymaven.com

One of my favorite things to eat is Beef Bulgogi. FAVORITE! A couple of months ago, my friend Alice from Hip Foodie Mom posted her recipe for Bulgogi Sliders and I immediately bookmarked it and printed it. I had all intentions of making some Beef Bulgogi lettuce wraps from her … [Read more...]

Quick Beef Pho (Paleo)

Quick Beef Pho (Paleo) from www.everydaymaven.com

I have heard people say that Pho or Teriyaki are the "official" foods of Seattle and now that I've lived here for over three years, I would have to say I would definitely agree to that about Pho. It's pretty much impossible to get even a couple blocks in any part of town without … [Read more...]

Paleo Quiche with Chorizo and Spinach

Paleo Quiche with Chorizo and Spinach from www.EverydayMaven.com

When I set out to make a savory version of my Paleo pie crust, pretty much the only thing I had on my mind was to make the ultimate Paleo Quiche. I really love quiche and it is one of the foods I've been missing the most (right behind Trenton Style Pizza from DeLorenzos). At … [Read more...]

Italian Sausage and Cabbage Soup

Italian Sausage and Cabbage Soup from www.everydaymaven.com

Have you noticed I have been making a lot of soups with sausage or ground meat lately? I have and I have to say, I don't see this trend stopping anytime soon. It is just so convenient and makes throwing together a pot of soup so much quicker. This Italian Sausage and Cabbage … [Read more...]

Paleo Pepper Steak

Paleo Pepper Steak from www.everydaymaven.com

Growing up, my brother and I always chose our "birthday dinner". My mom would give us free reign and we would inevitably chose either a pasta dish similar to this, Lemon Chicken, Steak with Mushrooms and Melted Cheese or Pepper Steak. This Paleo Pepper Steak is closely based … [Read more...]

Stuffed Cabbage {Prakas}

Jewish Stuffed Cabbage from www.everydaymaven.com

Are you familiar with Prakas? Prakas is what my family has always called Stuffed Cabbage. It is an Eastern European dish that spans many ethnic cuisines and this version is based on my mom's traditional Jewish Stuffed Cabbage Recipe aka "Prakas". I was wondering a bit about … [Read more...]

Paleo Pot Roast

Paleo Pot Roast from www.everydaymaven.com

Growing up, my grandmother (who lived with us) used to make a pot roast pretty often. It wasn’t anything to brag about, being essentially a dry piece of meat, some white potatoes, carrots, broth and liquid smoke. Not exactly the kind of food you long to recreate. Even after … [Read more...]

Harvest Pork Loin Roast

Pork Loin Roast from www.everydaymaven.com

  Have I ever mentioned that my son goes to a Coop Preschool? If you aren't familiar, a Coop preschool is a community effort where the parents participate in the classroom on a rotating basis and perform jobs in and outside of the school to make sure the school runs … [Read more...]

Thai Beef Basil Lettuce Wraps

Thai Beef Lettuce Wraps from www.everydaymaven.com

It has been way too long since I posted a good Thai dish. I don't know about you, but I crave good Thai food at least once a week, if not more. Living in Seattle, it's not hard to find good Thai food (or Vietnamese Pho for that matter). I would almost go as far as to say, there … [Read more...]

Chicken Sausage Soup with Vegetables

Chicken Sausage Soup with Vegetables from www.everydaymaven.com

Why is it that every single time I post a soup recipe I want to scream, "SOUP!!!!" I have mentioned this like 20 times (and I am sure it won't be the last) but my husband continually reminds me that I mention how much I love soup constantly on here (at least I know he is reading … [Read more...]

Chocolate Mug Cake {Paleo}

Paleo Chocolate Mug Cake from www.everydaymaven.com

Are you making "mug cake" yet? I first saw this idea on Pinterest (of course right?) a couple of years ago and have tried my hand at  it a bunch of times. Most of the recipes I've seen are based on regular flour so I set out to make a couple grain-free versions and today am going … [Read more...]

Chicken, Tomato & Green Bean Curry

Paleo Chicken Curry. Chicken, Tomato and Green Bean Curry from www.everydaymaven.com

I mentioned last week just how much I am loving Vij's At Home. This cookbook is spot-on and so easy to cook from. One of my new favorite weeknight dishes is this {Paleo} Chicken Curry Recipe. It is essentially chicken, tomatoes and green beans with a simple yet complex-tasting … [Read more...]

Chicken, Tomato & Green Bean Curry

Paleo Chicken Curry. Chicken, Tomato and Green Bean Curry from www.everydaymaven.com

I mentioned last week just how much I am loving Vij's At Home. This cookbook is spot-on and so easy to cook from. One of my new favorite weeknight dishes is this {Paleo} Chicken Curry Recipe. It is essentially chicken, tomatoes and green beans with a simple yet complex-tasting … [Read more...]

Zucchini Noodles with Fresh Tomato Sauce

Zucchini Noodles with Fresh Tomato Sauce from www.everydaymaven.com

A quick, easy, Vegan and Paleo "pasta" dish screaming summer! I like to serve these Zucchini Noodles with Fresh Tomato Sauce as an appetizer, or as the “Primo” for a traditional Italian multi-course meal. If you’re planning a traditional Italian meal my Herb Marinated Grilled … [Read more...]