Chef Maria's Blog

Mustard N’ Thyme Aioli
MCT oil is my new #1 ingredient! I began using it about 2 years ago for my bulletproof coffees and[...]
Bulletproof Maté or Coffee
Are you familiar with bulletproof drinks? I love to start my day with a bulletproof boost from maté, or when[...]
Simple Grilled Carrots & Lemon Garlic Kale Chips
This quick grilled dish is a lovely summer side dish or appetizer that pairs nicely with international foods.  It’s easy[...]
Summer Chive Toasted Pine Nut Vinaigrette
Chives are incredibly flavorful right now! They are everywhere, mature and add such life to simple dishes. I was inspired[...]
Creative Pesto
Creative Pesto Make this 10 minute delicious pesto with any nuts or herbs you have on hand. Dress up your[...]
Pistachio Vinaigrette
Pistachio Vinaigrette Add this simple vinaigrette to grilled lamb, chicken, or hearty fishes like salmon and barramundi. Total time:  10[...]
Slow Cooker Spanish Chicken
I just purchased a new slow cooker for the many cold nights we are having in Boulder, CO this year. As[...]
Anti-Inflammatory Turmeric Chai
Enjoy this soothing turmeric chai, during these cold winter months. This is a simple recipe for a thick and rich[...]
20-Minute Date Night Dinner!
I made this dish quickly one night as my partner was lighting the fire outside. By the time that fire was rolling,[...]
Creative Pumpkin Soup with Chicken
I was inspired by this downpour of snow, to create another winter soup, before the weather gets warm for good![...]
Fast Spring Paleo Recipes!
Spring is such a lush time, and a great time to have fast spring paleo recipes on hand! The buds[...]
Valentine’s Day Goes Paleo for Pleasure
Forget a Hallmark card, go Paleo for Pleasure on Valentine's Day and say I Love You with this delicious Seared Lamb[...]

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