Spaghetti Squash Fettuccine Bake (Gluten Free, Dairy Free)

Well folks, we’ve got some baby goats!  They were born right before the hottest spell of the summer, but I think that’s helped them thrive.  We have Nubian goats and that breed originates from Africa and India.  So I have to believe they are conditioned for heat! Be sure to like our farm Facebook page, Autumn Lane Acres, to keep…

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Beef Tri-Tip Oven Roast

  I would like to make a bold statement today.  I’d like you all to know that the Tri-TIp Roast is my favorite cut of beef.  Which is a pretty big statement, because I do love most cuts of beef.  I just think the Tri-TIp dresses up or down to any occasion, and what more could you ask for from your…

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Savory Pork Sweet Potato Bites

  We (my husband) pulled in the last of our garden for the season and with that came 10 gallons of sweet potatoes.  Now, I love sweet potatoes as much as the next girl, but 10 gallons is a lot for us!  But since they are a root vegetable, they should last in our root cellar (aka unfinished basement) for…

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Apple and Pecan Stuffed Pork Loin

Apple and Pecan Stuffed Pork Loin

  I like to think of myself as a foodie.  I really enjoy when other people spend hours in the kitchen to create mouth parties for me.  But I rarely spend hours making one meal (part of the reason why I don’t bake).  I like quick, simple, and nutrient dense recipes.  Time is money my friends.   But I think…

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Paleo White Chicken Chili

  Here in the Midwest, summer seems to desperately be hanging on.  Temperatures have dropped a bit, but it’s still huuuumid.  And we know that nothing says fall like sweating in your leggings and scarf. But I’ve basically decided that if I believe hard enough that it’s fall, fall will magically arrive in all it’s magical glory.  Sort of a…

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Chicago Style Italian Beef with a Primal Flare

      For someone whose familial roots are firmly embedded in the Windy City, I can tell you that the culinary repercussions of a Paleo/Primal lifestyle are sometimes more than I can Bear (pun intended).  This Chicago style Italian Beef with a Primal flare can help mitigate that. Traditional Chicago Style fare usually includes a big portion of bread…

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Real Food Burger Bun Recipe (and Updates)

    It has been a crazy few weeks!  In an awesome way, of course, but a lot has happened!  So I wanted to give you a ‘Kelsey’s life’ update and then share an AWESOME recipe just in time for your 4th of July Backyard BBQ.   So here we go: I became a Quitter.  At the beginning of this month, I…

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Stuffed Miniature Pumpkins and the Evolution of Cooking

  Cooking is a therapeutic activity for me.  After a long and stressful day, I look forward to cooking a nourishing meal for my family.  There is something about taking whole food and turning it into a complete meal.  Often times, I’ll catch myself smiling while adding spices or sauteing some meat and veggies.  Cooking is not only the best…

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