Monthly Archives: September 2013

Beach Day

My house is located about 10 minutes from the Atlantic Ocean. Maybe less, as the crow flies, but there is a whole bay between me and the barrier island, and thus this crow has to fly across the 79th Street Causeway to North Miami Beach… The 10 minutes doesn’t include finding a parking spot, but […]

Zucchini Cakes

Originally posted on What Would John Mack Eat?:
Ingredients: 2 zucchini 1 egg 2 T coconut flour or almond flour/meal Salt and Pepper to taste Coconut oil Directions: 1. Grate zucchini and press with a paper towel to soak up moisture. 2.combine zucchini, egg,flour,salt and pepper and mix well 3. Drop tablespoon size balls into…


When I was little, we got a goose.  I named it Biscuit.  Then, the goose turned out to be truly evil (like most geese), biting ankles and terrorizing us kids. Oh, how I hated Biscuit! I don’t, however, hate biscuits.  There was no lingering trauma, clearly.  Tonight, I was craving a buttered biscuit and/or scone. […]

Korean-Style Grass-Fed Beef Meatballs

Whole Foods Market (WFM) had a sale on grass-fed ground beef ($2 off per pound!), so I took advantage and bought a lot of pounds! Some I froze, but I decided to use three pounds of it to make a modified recipe that WFM had handed out as a serving suggestion for the beef.  The […]

It’s a Pancake Kind of Day

I agree with the folks who say that figuring out how to make brownies and pastries out of nuts and berries and coconut flour defeats the real purpose of eating paleo style….. HOWEVER. Sometimes, I just really, really want something that’s not in the spirit of paleo.  Like pancakes. Wheat flour pancakes are not an […]

Caramelized Onions.

I found out tonight that caramelized onions almost cook themselves. I chopped up a red onion, and cooked it on high heat in a non-stick saucepan, with a wee bit of coconut oil. I watched them carefully so they didn’t burn, but otherwise they were super easy. Easy, simple, and yet when they were used […]