Sunchoke Sauté

Sunchoke Sauté

Sunchokes (better known as Jerusalem artichokes) are a great part of the Paleo Diet. They make a delicious substitute for white potatoes without the negative consequences of a high glycemic index and saponin content. This side dish is an easy option. SERVES 4 • 2...

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Roasted Baby Squash and Carrots

Roasted Baby Squash and Carrots

Baby vegetables are fully ripe, miniature vegetables cultivated to perfection. They often have a sweeter taste than their larger counterparts. Deep green zucchini combined with bright orange carrots makes a lovely presentation. SERVES 4 • 2 tablespoons extra virgin...

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Spaghetti Squash Italiano

Spaghetti Squash Italiano

Because there is no room for pasta in the Paleo Diet, spaghetti squash is very handy as a vegetable side dish or as a base for your favorite Paleo sauce or protein. Here’s a simple recipe that is tasty enough to be enjoyed alone but uncomplicated enough to be added to...

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Arugula-Avocado Salad

Arugula-Avocado Salad

Serve this salad alongside any Paleo dish. Your friends and family will enjoy the sweet, savory, and nutty combination of flavors. SERVES 4 • 4 cups fresh arugula • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil • 1 tablespoon cold-pressed flaxseed oil • ½ teaspoon dried dill •...

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Paleo Tilapia Tacos

Paleo Tilapia Tacos

The use of lettuce leaves in lieu of traditional taco shells allows you to enjoy this seaside treat in a healthy way. Try it with your favorite Paleo salsa (see chapter 11) for an extra spicy kick. SERVES 4 • 4 6-ounce tilapia fillets • Cayenne pepper, to taste • 2...

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EL MINZAH ORANGE SALAD

EL MINZAH ORANGE SALAD

SERVES 6 to 8 The city of Tangier, perched on the northwestern tip of Morocco, was declared an International Zone after World War I and was jointly ruled by nine different countries, all reluctant to relinquish control of this glamorous port. The winding alleyways of...

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BABA GHANOUSH

BABA GHANOUSH

ABOUT 2½ cups Baba ghanoush is a Lebanese dish, but cooks in Egypt, Turkey, India, and even Romania have their own versions: a little more tahini here, onion instead of garlic there. Slightly smokey and laced with garlic and sesame, baba ghanoush is as much fun to eat...

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JICAMA “POTATO” SALAD

JICAMA “POTATO” SALAD

SERVES 4 to 6 Seemingly impenetrable, with an appearance between a potato and a rock, jicama is not the supermodel of the produce world. But remove that tough, dusty brown skin, and you’ll find a sweet, tender, juicy inside that’s remarkably similar to a potato....

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RONI’S CREAMY CUCUMBERS

RONI’S CREAMY CUCUMBERS

SERVES 4 It was the 1970s, and most weekends, we pulled out the wicker picnic basket—fitted with nesting plastic plates, bowls, and cutlery in red, blue, yellow, and green—to go to the lake for swimming and grilling. My favorite summertime salad was Mom’s cucumbers....

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ZUCCHINI NOODLES AGLIO ET OLIO

ZUCCHINI NOODLES AGLIO ET OLIO

SERVES 2 Oh! The comfort of a warm bowl of slippery noodles that can be slurped or twirled with a fork to make big, soft, round bites—it’s the kind of food you make while wearing pajamas and losing yourself in an excellent book. That’s what this recipe is. The...

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