Avocado-Stuffed Taco Meatloaf

Avocado-Stuffed Taco Meatloaf

One night, I was brainstorming recipes and I had an idea for a taco-flavored meatloaf stuffed with avocados. My husband thought I was a bit nuts to put avocados in a meatloaf, but I learned through this process that you never know how something will turn out unless...

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Creamy Meatballs and Gravy

Creamy Meatballs and Gravy

My Grandma Inez shows her love through her cooking, and she’s always excited for our family to try new things she makes. One slow cooker dish she makes quite often—and that we all love—are her meatballs and gravy. Because the recipe calls for so much mayonnaise and...

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Taqueria-Style Shredded Beef

Taqueria-Style Shredded Beef

I’ve always lived in places with large Mexican populations, and with that, wonderful things like Latin markets, taqueria restaurants, and food trucks. If your experience has been limited to Americanized “Mexican” fast food, you’re missing out. My favorite tacos are...

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Thanksgiving Turkey Meatloaf

Thanksgiving Turkey Meatloaf

This meatloaf has almost all of my favorite paleo Thanksgiving components in one dish—turkey, herbs, cranberries, and aromatics. Pair this with some mashed potatoes and you’ve got a simplified Thanksgiving dinner anytime you want. Prep time 20 minutes Serves 6 2...

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Turkey Tamale Pie

Turkey Tamale Pie

Instead of spending hours wrapping shredded meat and masa dough in a corn husk, you can layer the filling and masa dough in a pan and bake it. Genius, right? I made my own paleo version by creating a flavorful chili-like filling with ground turkey, Tex-Mex sausage,...

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Island Balsamic BBQ Shredded Chicken

Island Balsamic BBQ Shredded Chicken

Every slow-cooking repertoire needs a good shredded BBQ chicken recipe—and this is mine. I love the addition of fresh, sweet pineapple and how it mingles perfectly with the tart, smoky Balsamic BBQ Sauce. Making barbecue sauce from scratch is incredibly easy, and a...

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Easy Shredded Chicken for Tacos

Easy Shredded Chicken for Tacos

This chicken is really versatile. It’s great in tacos, but you can also use it in egg dishes, salads, or even a quick chicken taco soup. Save about two cups of chicken and make a soup by cooking it with a quart (946 ml) of chicken stock, a couple handfuls of diced...

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