Mayan Chocolate Chia Pudding

Anyone remember my Mayan Chocolate Ice Cream? I sure do. It was incredible. So I figured the same yum-factor would apply to chia pudding. SPOILER ALERT: I was right. Mix this up any ol’ day for a quick snack or breakfast item. Serve with fruit or your favorite parfait toppers like shredded coconut, hemp seeds, cacao…

Turkey Chorizo Meatloaf

  I want to share with you one of my favorite grocery store items. Chorizo! And not just any chorizo… This particular chorizo is FANTASTICALLY delicious while also maintaining a low fat content. While I have no qualms with high-fat animal products, I am notably impressed when a lean sausage makes my taste buds happy. Most sausages are great…

Food Critic Friday No. 1

Barrio Star   Welcome, dear reader, to the inaugural installment of Food Critic Fridays (FCF), brought to you by The Clean Plate. Geoff’s commentary will be in regular type and Nikki’s is in italics, just so you know who’s speaking. This week, we are going to review Barrio Star, a hip little Mexican place in…

Easy Ceviche

Ceviche is a great paleo meal. That’s why I now have 3 versions of it on my blog. (see here and here) Yesterday, my man took me out for a little birthday dinner and we had some ceviche at a Spanish tapas restaurant in Pasadena. The ceviche was so good that I wanted it again….