• Matty’s Meatstravaganza Sauce

    we make this sauce all of the time.  it’s so easy that it’s become Matt’s, my honey, go-to when it’s his turn to make dinner.   without further ado, here it is!   MATTY’S MEATSTRAVAGANZA SAUCE [serves 4] 4 slices bacon, cut into 1/4″ slices 1 med onion, small dice  1 lb ground grass-fed beef …

  • an easy way to lower your grocery bill… and Roasty Butternut Squash Seeds!

    some people complain that eating a clean, healthy diet is so expensive.  here’s the thing, though- it doesn’t have to be! there are a gazillion articles out there about how eating more offal (organ meats) and buying an entire cow from your local farmer can make eating Paleo more affordable.  it’s all great advice.  it …

  • simple tomato sauce

    this is my go-to sauce whenever I need it.  it is as simple as it gets because I use this as a base for other sauces- most often for Matty’s Meatstravaganza sauce, which i’ll post later.  it freezes beautifully, so make a double batch and freeze some for later.         SIMPLE TOMATO SAUCE …

  • abuelita hot cocoa

    having Aunt Flow visit in the middle of the 21-Day Sugar Detox is fun… NOT! when I left the restaurant this afternoon, I really wanted hot chocolate from Starbuck’s.  but, I was strong and made something even better when I got home! Abuelita is Spanish for grandma.  It is also a brand of chocolate made …