Healthy Family Style Stuffed Peppers and Tomatoes {Paleo, Whole30}

Healthy Family Style Stuffed Peppers and Tomatoes {Paleo, Whole30} | Perchance to Cook, www.perchancetocook.com

One of my go-to nutritious comfort foods are these Healthy Family Style Stuffed Peppers and Tomatoes. I mean, there really isn’t anything quite like roasted… almost caramelized, peppers and tomatoes stuffed with a homemade Italian style meat sauce. And while this might sound like it is complicated, this naturally Paleo, Whole30 compliant, gluten-free meal surprisingly isn’t hard

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Whole30 & Paleo alla Vodka Sauce

Whole30 & Paleo alla Vodka Sauce | Perchance to Cook, www.perchancetocook.com

Simple recipes, especially simple Italian recipes, tend to be best. And this Whole30 & Paleo alla Vodka Sauce is living proof of that. This recipe is really just a base of cooked garlic, mixed into San Marzano tomatoes, and simmered with basil and coconut cream. Simple, creamy, and fresh. Which makes this sauce taste wonderful on top

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Paleo Mushroom, Kale, and Spiced Ground Chicken Tomato Sauce (GF)

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Over the holidays, I went to Florida to visit my parents. It was so nice to feel the Florida sun after my first winter in the Northeast. And it was great visiting with some good friends that I don’t get to see enough.  During this trip I went canoeing with my friend Jenna and in

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Whole30 Shepherd’s Pie (Paleo, GF)

Whole30 Shepherd's Pie | Perchance to Cook, www.perchancetocook.com

I’m on day 6 of the Whole30 and I have been surprised by how much I have gotten out of it so far. One of the main things that I have realized is that I don’t need to use natural sweeteners (like honey, or maple syrup), as much. For example, normally, I would have thought to add honey

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Paleo Fajita Salad with Chicken Taco Meatballs (GF)

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This Paleo Fajita Salad with Chicken Taco Meatballs is a fabulous summer salad that has all the same great flavors found in fajitas, but without the tortillas. AKA you get all the flavor with less calories, no gluten, and way more veggies… sign me up! See, Paleo doesn’t have to be boring… and salads don’t have to be boring

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Beet, Cherry Tomato, Tuna, and Egg Salad with Creamy Dressing (paleo, GF)

Beet, Cherry Tomato, Tuna, and Egg Salad with Creamy Dressing (paleo, GF) | Perchance to Cook, www.perchancetocook.com

This Beet, Cherry Tomato, Tuna, and Egg Salad with Creamy Dressing recipe is my last wedding diet salad recipe that I will be posting… because I am getting married at the end of May! Don’t worry, I will be posting many more salad recipes in the future and these wedding diet salads aren’t really that

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Spicy Ground Turkey Meat Sauce and Broccoli Rice Bowls (paleo, GF)

Spicy Ground Turkey Meat Sauce and Broccoli Rice Bowls (paleo, GF) | Perchance to Cook, www.perchancetocook.com

I have been making ground turkey meat sauce quite often lately, as it keeps me full, satisfies my Italian cravings and has less calories and fat than meat sauce made with ground beef. Normally, I like to pair meat sauce with some sort of starch or side, whether it is paleo (sweet potatoes or zoodles), or not paleo

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Fresh Tuna Coleslaw Protein Salad (paleo, GF)

At my work there is a salad bar that I buy lunch from on days that I don’t bring my lunch from home. There are lots of healthy options to mix and match together, from broccoli and cherry tomatoes to hard boiled eggs, grilled chicken, or salmon…and of course, coleslaw. If you read my coleslaw post last week,

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Smokey Paprika Ground Turkey, Bell Pepper, Zucchini, and Eggplant Layered Casserole (paleo, GF)

Smokey Paprika Ground Turkey, Bell Pepper, Zucchini, and Eggplant Layered Casserole (paleo, GF) | Perchance to Cook, www.perchancetocook.com

You know what happens when you crave stuffed peppers, zucchini lasagna, and eggplant all at the same time?? This Smokey Paprika Ground Turkey, Bell Pepper, Zucchini, and Eggplant Layered Casserole happens.