Sweet Potato Pasta – Figs, Prosciutto and Goat cheese

Sweet Potato Pasta

Can you tell that I got a plethora of sweet potatoes from my farmers market this week?  This is two simple sweet potato recipes in a row, but only because they taste amazing and I LOVE sweet potatoes.  I don’t know about you, but I used to eat a lot of pasta.  We all know […]

Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Potato Recipe

For the longest time I used to overcomplicate things.  One of those things was how to cook sweet potatoes.  Especially how to bake sweet potatoes.  For some reason, they always tasted amazing when others made them but I could never get them right.  After years of chasing the illusive perfect sweet potato, I stumbled across […]

Super Bowl Snacks – Fast and Delicious


Sometimes planning big events or parties is just too stressful to do on your own.  Have no fear, because I put together my favorite Super Bowl snacks that are fast and delicious.  They all pair extremely well together so you can interchange any mixture to design the menu of your choice.  I will give you […]

Sweet Potato Breakfast Skillet


Holy moly, what a few busy weeks it has been.  Ever since I got medically separated from the Marine Corps I feel like I go to sleep, wake up and a month has passed.  It also doesn’t help I have been so busy traveling I almost forgot how to get home.  I am not complaining, […]

Chocolate Espresso Pork Belly


So everyone knows I love bacon but I don’t want anyone to think that I discriminate against any of the other amazing things you can do with pork belly.  Lately, I have been working hard at mastering my own homemade bacon but I haven’t perfected it enough to share yet.  Since I had a plethora […]

Sausage and Onions


Just in case you haven’t heard, Juli from PaleOMG and I just finished our first cookbook together.  This thing is a piece of beauty and you can get it now :)  Click on the cover picture above :) I suppose we should talk about the recipe huh?  To be honest, when I was a kid […]

Hickory Smoked Pulled Pork

Pulled Pork

Ever wonder where all the amazing pork I talk about comes from?  My dear friend Krystina from Cook Pigs Ranch in Julian, California.  I can not speak highly enough of this woman or her family.  To keep it brief, her and her husband decided due to their children’s food allergies, they were going to take matters into […]

Eggs Benedict over Savory Waffles

Eggs Benedict with Waffles

Alright everyone, I am posting this early so all you awesome people out there can make this on Fathers Day for your dads, grandfathers, husbands, brothers, etc and spoil them rotten on their day.  To be honest, You won’t be hearing much from me on Fathers day as its still tough for me to deal […]

Honey Baked Ham with Spiced Apples and Peaches


I am nothing but overly impressed with this amazing ham I got from US Wellness Meats.  Knowing it was going to be amazing (because honestly they never deliver anything less than amazing) I had to come up with a recipe that was hopefully equally as awesome.  I must say, when I was throwing this one […]

Bacon Wrapped Beef Franks with Spicy “Relish”

Bacon Beef Dogs

Happy Easter I am loving this 30 Day Sugar Detox I am on, I FEEL AMAZING and have had absolutely no cravings.  But I would be lying if I didn’t say the best part of waking up in the morning is checking myself out in the mirror seeing if I can find any more definition […]