Easy Salsa Verde Recipe

Now that I’ve been cooking for a few years, and some of the shine of cooking every single night for a family of four has worn off, I welcome simple additions to my repertoire, especially those that are quick and easy, and make a fairly straight-forward recipe taste as if I sprinkled magic tasty-dust all […]

Fresh Peach Salsa

It’s summer time here, and that means peaches.  Lots of peaches.  Especially when I get my butt out of the house and actually go pick some myself, I always manage to pick way too many! And when I invariably pick too many, I need to find something to do with all of those peaches.  And […]

Apple Cider Vinegar Dressing

By now, if you’ve been reading this blog, you realize that I have thrown out all of the store made salad dressings that used to line my refrigerator door. The ranch is gone, the Italian dressing has been tossed, my beloved blue cheese is no longer, and even our store bought Caesar has been dethroned. […]

Easy Caesar Salad Dressing

There have been two big developments in my life over the past six months.  First, and most importantly, I have really started to think about where my food comes from, and what I can do as a father and husband to help ensure my family eat healthy and nutritious real foods.  Second, I received a […]

MCT And Coconut Oil Ranch Dressing

When earlier this year, my family decided to start trying to eat real food with an eye towards eliminating GMOs, pesticides and artificial flavorings, we were surprised at the number of items in our fridge that were ruled out from future consumption.  Conventional ketchups, salad dressings and mayonnaise were just a few of the items […]

Coconut Oil Mayonnaise

When I first came to the (very painful) realization that canola oil and vegetable oil were quite nasty and detrimental to my health, one of the first things I forced myself to do was work my way through my fridge and check the labels of everything inside. Ugh, that was brutal.  Almost everything that my […]