Jamaican Hot Sauce

My favorite thing to order at a restaurant is their buffalo chicken salad. I love the heat that the sauce brings, with the coolness from the crispy lettuce and creamy bleu cheese dressing right after. I tried replicating a Jamaican hot sauce that is served at a local restaurant (Blue Moose) here in Minnesota. This… Continue reading Jamaican Hot Sauce


Ranch Seasoning

6 simple ingredients. I didn't have dried parsley, only fresh parsley so I decided to dehydrate it in the microwave! I simple took the fresh parsley, rinsed it and placed it on a paper towel. I then stuck it in the microwave for ~1 minute and it was done! I just crushed it up and… Continue reading Ranch Seasoning

Bleu Cheese Dressing

Homemade Bleu Cheese Dressing Ingredients: 1 cup full fat, greek yogurt 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 lemon 2 cloves garlic 2-4 oz blue cheese crumbles Balsamic or white balsamic vinegar to taste Salt and pepper to taste Optional: if making ranch, omit blue cheese crumbles and add in fresh dill weed! Directions: Place all ingredients… Continue reading Bleu Cheese Dressing

The Best Paleo Ranch Dressing!

Dairy Free Ranch Dressing Ingredients: 1 cup mayonnaise, full fat (preferably made with avocado oil or expeller pressed canola oil) 1/4 cup coconut milk (canned and full fat) or almond milk (unsweetened) 1 clove garlic, minced (or 1 tsp garlic powder) 1 tsp onion powder 1 T parsley, dried or fresh 1 T dill weed, dried… Continue reading The Best Paleo Ranch Dressing!

Fall Soups (low carb): Cincinnati Chili and Chicken/Turkey “Noodle” Soup

I've been in the mood for soup lately so I discovered a few new recipes from grassfedgirl.com and from the 2014 Reversing Diabetes World Summit Cookbook, which is absolutely amazing! Full of whole food recipes, including a non-grain oatmeal I will share in the near future. It is my go-to breakfast when I just want… Continue reading Fall Soups (low carb): Cincinnati Chili and Chicken/Turkey “Noodle” Soup