Paleo Passover Brisket

Paleo Passover Brisket from

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...]

Stuffed Cabbage {Prakas}

Jewish Stuffed Cabbage from

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

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

  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...]

Economical {Paleo} Steak Chili

Paleo Steak Chili Recipe from

It was only a matter of time. Paleo Chili needed to happen. Specifically, Paleo Steak Chili. If you have been following this blog for any length of time, you know that I have a mild obsession with soup (and yes, I have been making soups all summer, I’ve just not been posting … [Read more...]

Paleo Pesto Meatballs

Paleo Pesto Meatballs from

Meatballs are just plain old comfort food for me. Growing up we had spaghetti and meatballs at least once a week, it was always topped with a lot of Locatelli, accompanied by a big salad and sometimes even garlic bread. My grandmother used to make her meatballs first thing in … [Read more...]

{Paleo} Beef Rendang

Paleo Beef Rendang from

The moment I saw this recipe in this months Saveur Magazine, I knew I would be making it. Not only it is Whole30 compliant but includes some of my favorite aromatics and spices. A couple of these ingredients can be hard to find so do your best. If you can't find fresh … [Read more...]

Mussels Fra Diavolo

Mussels Fra Diavolo from

Living in Seattle has many, many perks. One of the best is access to the best quality fish & shellfish around. My personal favorites are Mussels, Oysters and Wild Salmon - easy to find, sustainable harvested or caught and usually pretty affordable. Since I let you in on my … [Read more...]

Flu Fighter Chicken Stock

Flu Fighter Chicken Stock from

Sicknesses are flowing this year and I have been determined not to get sick. So far so good - sort of - but we'll come back to that in a minute. A couple of weeks ago my friend Sarah posted this amazing sounding Thai Chicken Soup. As soon as I saw it, I thought about how many … [Read more...]

Beef and Mushroom Barley Soup

Beef and Mushroom Barley Soup from

Since we have already established that I clearly love soup and I have already posted two barley soup recipes (Mushroom Barley with Kale and Turkey Barley), it should come as no surprise to see yet another barley concoction! This time I am bringing you an old family favorite - … [Read more...]

Sunday Suppers: Skinny Beef Stew

Weight Watchers Beef Stew Recipe from

Welcome to Sunday Suppers - a new feature on Everyday Maven! Sunday Suppers is where I will post recipes that are still wholesome and delicous but not quite "Everyday" recipes - they may need a bit more prep time, cooking time, or be a fabulous treat for a relaxing weekend … [Read more...]