Spiced Lamb Shepherd’s Pie

I’m often asked how I create new dishes or find ideas on how to pair flavors. Sometimes I’m falling asleep and I think of something delicious, but more often I find inspiration from browsing the work of other cooks. I’ll see something in a magazine, on a menu, or in a cookbook that sounds amazing and…

Savory Winter Stew

It’s been a busy season for me, so apologies for not being more consistent with my posts. I’m hoping that the new year will also bring more motivation to share more recipes 🙂 Today’s meal share is a cozy, comforting, nourishing one. Great for boosting immunity and curbing some of those crazy holiday sugar cravings….

Butternut Bison Chili

Here is an appropriate fall recipe. Good for those cool nights with the family or fantastic for leftover meals through the week! The butternut squash gives this chili the spirit of starchy comfort food while still being a relatively low-carb meal. Alternative ways to enjoy this hearty stew include adding some paleo biscuits (here or here) or over some…

Purpose of a Meal

Food is a tricky thing. It’s most basic function is to fuel and nourish our bodies. We eat because we need to live. And in order to live well, we must eat things that are good for our bodies. A secondary function is taste. We eat things that taste good. Food is used as fuel,…