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Paleo

  • overhead photo of pickled blackerry and grapefruit salad in round bowl

    Pickled Blackberries and Grapefruit Salad

    Pickled Blackberries and Grapefruit Salad ~ yes, you can pickle berries, and they’re amazing!   Serve this refreshing fruit salad as is for a first course, over greens for a light lunch,…

  • Baked feta cheese with olives, lemon, and rosemary with toasted bread on a tray with toasted bread

    Baked Feta Cheese with Olives and Lemon

    Baked Feta Cheese with Olives and Lemon ~ an easy baked cheese appetizer that shows off the spectacular sun drenched  flavors of the Mediterranean.  Serve it with some toasted bread and…

  • How to Roast Squash Seeds ~ five ways!

    How to Roast Perfectly Crisp Squash Seeds ~ the secret to super crisp and delicious roasted winter squash seeds is simple and oh so easy…I’ll show you how to make five…

  • Paleo Fruit and Nut Breakfast Bread

    Paleo Fruit and Nut Breakfast Bread ~ this amazing chunky quick bread is grain free, and dairy free, with no added sugar.  It’s also an ingenious way to use up all…

  • Asparagus Salad with Mimosa Vinaigrette

    Asparagus Salad with Mimosa Vinaigrette ~ this healthy salad is simple enough for every day, but elegant enough for entertaining, or a romantic date night in.…

  • Fragrant Toasted Almond Rice Pilaf

    My Fragrant Toasted Almond Rice Pilaf is meant for joyful gatherings ~ it has roots in the ancient cuisines of Persia, India, and Turkey, but I guarantee this pretty gluten free…

  • Firecracker Chicken Lettuce Wraps

    Firecracker Chicken Lettuce Wraps

    Low carb eating just got a whole lot more interesting with my Firecracker Chicken Lettuce Wraps!  Who needs rice when you’ve got fresh crunchy lettuce leaves?  Everybody’s going to come back…

  • Ancient Grain Salad made with farro, wild rice, and quinoa ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Vegan Ancient Grain Salad

    This pretty vegan Ancient Grain Salad is so versatile, it goes from holiday table to working lunch without skipping a beat, and it’s as healthy as it is stunning. save the…

  • Healthy Rainbow Popsicles

    How to Make Rainbow Popsicles

    Not your toddler’s Rainbow Popsicles — these healthy fresh fruit popsicles are made with exotic fruits like mango, dragon fruit, papaya, golden kiwi and black raspberry to tempt the most sophisticated…

  • Lemon Buttermilk Chicken Skewers

    Lemon Buttermilk Chicken Skewers

    An overnight marinade makes these lemon buttermilk chicken skewers impossibly tender, and they get a extra flavor boost from the rosemary tzatziki sauce. I’m determined to give everything a ‘skewer moment’…

  • Skinny Microwave Potato Chips

    Skinny Microwave Potato Chips

    Skinny Microwave Potato Chips are a quick and guilt-free way to get your daily snack fix.  These healthy homemade potato chips are light, crisp, and made right in the microwave! (They’re…

  • Light and healthy Detox Soup

    Slimming Detox Soup

    Slimming Detox Soup  ~ I’m a common sense type of eater, and so I’m usually not interested in faddish diets, but, like everybody else, the pounds sometimes creep up on me. …

  • Healthy and low fat filet of fish with blood oranges and thyme in parchment

    Fish with Blood Orange and Thyme in Parchment

    There isn’t a healthy epithet you can hurl at this Fish with Blood Orange and Thyme in Parchment that doesn’t fit — low calorie, low carb, gluten free, Paleo, low fat,…

  • Photo of a white bowl filled with shishito peppers.

    Grilled Shishito Peppers

    Grilled Shishito Peppers are possibly the fastest and most interesting appetizer out there.  These simple Japanese peppers are flash cooked, or blistered, on a screaming hot grill pan for just a…

  • Paleo Fruit and Nut Bread

    My quick and easy Paleo Fruit and Nut Bread is grain free, added sugar free, and dairy free.  This vegan quick bread is also amazingly versatile ~ serve it for breakfast…

  • Rainbow Salmon Skewers are colorful, healthy, low carb and so easy to make!

    Rainbow Salmon Skewers

    Rainbow Salmon Skewers are easy, healthy, and so fun to make ~ these colorful fish kabobs are gorgeous, too, and make a quick and delicious 30 minute meal ~ have you…

  • healthy coconut chia pudding popsicles

    Chia Coconut Pudding Popsicles

    Chia Coconut Pudding Popsicles ~ a refreshingly delicious and healthy way to start the day, these vegan breakfast popsicles are worth getting out of bed for!…

  • Healthy baked cod with lemon and olives

    Cod with Lemon and Olives

    Cod with Lemon and Olives is a low fat and delicious 30 minute meal, full of healthy omega-3 fatty acids, and one of my favorites.  For such a simple recipe it’s…

  • Roasted Root Vegetable Soup recipe 8

    Roasted Winter Vegetable Soup

    My healthy Roasted Winter Vegetable Soup is the most gorgeous shade of crimson you’ve ever seen! This comforting vegetable soup is full of vitamins and antioxidants to get you through the…

  • Tomato and Pomegranate Salad

    Tomato and Pomegranate Salad

    A gorgeous tomato and pomegranate salad from the great Yotam Ottolenghi ~ this is going to be the prettiest thing you eat all summer!…

  • Chicken in Almond Milk with green lemons, cinnamon, and sage

    Chicken in Almond Milk

    Chicken in Almond Milk ~ this unique roasted chicken recipe is the brain child of Jamie Oliver ~ you need to taste it for yourself to believe how moist and tender…

  • Ham and Pea Soup 4

    Ham and Pea Soup

    Hearty and vibrant Ham and Pea Soup made with fresh frozen peas will warm up the coldest night!  This comforting soup is a great way to use up leftover ham.…

  • Cider Braised Pork with Apples and Onions 2

    Hard Cider Braised Pork with Apples and Onions

    Hard Cider Braised Pork with Apples and Onions ~ this slow cooked pork loin is fork tender and infused with all the flavors of Fall.  It’s a super comforting one pot…

  • Brussels Sprout Slaw in a wooden bowl

    Brussels Sprout Slaw with Maple Cider Vinaigrette

    Brussels Sprout Slaw with Maple Cider Vinaigrette is a delicious healthy salad that adds a bit of fresh green to fall and holiday tables. Pumpkin bars and apple cakes are all…

  • Sweet Bell Pepper and Onion Salad 2

    Sweet Bell Pepper and Onion Salad

    Sweet Bell Pepper and Onion Salad ~ if you love colorful bell peppers like I do, this is for you ~ it’s crunchy, colorful, healthy, and so yummy! When it comes…

  • Tomato Onion and Roasted Lemon Salad 8

    Tomato, Onion, and Roasted Lemon Salad

    Tomato, Onion, and Roasted Lemon Salad ~ this Yotam Ottolenghi recipe was on the cover of  Bon Appétit this month.  I knew I wanted to make it on first sight! I’m…

  • Kale Slaw 2

    Kale Slaw

    Kale Slaw is a vibrant salad that just gets better as it sits in the refrigerator.  Use it as a side dish to add a healthy dose of fiber and crunch…

  • Steak Fajita Skewers with Cilantro Pesto

    Steak Fajita Skewers with Cilantro Pesto ~ this easy 30 minute meal is a fun way to enjoy fajitas ~ serve them on or off the skewer, with rice, couscous, or…

  • fresh tomato gazpacho in small glasses

    Easy Tomato Gazpacho Recipe

    Easy Tomato Gazpacho Recipe ~ everybody needs to know how to make themselves a classic cooling gazpacho when the temperatures soar.  This simple chilled Spanish soup is the ultimate refresher.…

  • Simple Greek Style Baked Fish

    Simple Greek Style Baked Fish

    Simple Greek Style Baked Fish ~ this is a vibrant example of the healthy Mediterranean diet, it’s low in calories, high in nutrients, and drop dead gorgeous!…

  • Poached Salmon with Cucumber Scales | The View from Great Island 6

    Poached Salmon with Cucumber ‘Scales’

    Poached Salmon with Cucumber ‘Scales’ ~ this healthy poached salmon makes a stunning presentation for any special occasion ~ and it’s easy to do! My friend Judith and I were winding…

  • Lemon Thyme Lamb Chops | The View from Great Island (3)

    Lemon Thyme Lamb Chops

    Lemon Thyme Lamb Chops is an elegant 30 minute meal that is as vibrant and delicious as it is quick and easy to put on the table.…

  • Celery Salad with Walnut Vinaigrette 8

    Celery Salad with Walnut Vinaigrette

    Celery Salad with Walnut Vinaigrette ~ the flavors are mellow and sophisticated, and the crunch is awesome.  In its own humble way, this recipe is a game changer. If your first…

  • lemony asparagus soup 9

    Lemon Asparagus Soup

    This lemon asparagus soup will give you another excuse to gorge on the fresh, in-season asparagus available this time of year.  This lemony soup, inspired by Greek Avgolemono soup, is just…

  • Whole Baked Trout with herb Salsa

    Whole Baked Trout with Herb Salsa

    Whole Baked Trout with Herb Salsa ~ this glorious whole fish is no more difficult to make than regular fish, and it makes such a spectacular presentation! I’ve never cooked a…

  • Asparagus Roasted with Blood Oranges 7

    Asparagus Roasted with Blood Oranges

    Asparagus roasted with blood oranges is a side dish that’s as easy and healthy and it is gorgeous.  I love the pretty combination of the fresh green with the blood oranges…

  • Bowl of Beet Chips 2

    Pink Beet Kettle Chips

    Pink Beet Kettle Chips ~ these pretty pink kettle chips are a novel way to use gorgeous Chioggia beets.  Serve them as a crunchy appetizer or side for your favorite burgers!…

  • Citrus Salad

    Citrus Salad with Pomegranate & Pistachio

    Citrus Salad with Pomegranate and Pistachio is a wonderful way to celebrate citrus season! I get so excited when I see the citrus fruit start to flood into the stores in…

  • Oven Baked Pumpkin Chipotle Fries

    Oven Baked Pumpkin Chipotle Fries ~ a delicious savory pumpkin recipe that might just put French fries out of business! I’m enjoying exploring savory uses for pumpkin this fall.  It’s such…

  • Baba Ganoush, a wonderful Middle Eastern eggplant appetizer

    Smokey Baba Ganoush

    Smokey Baba Ganoush is a wonderfully rich and creamy Middle Eastern eggplant dip that might just give hummus a run for its money!  This healthy vegan appetizer is easy to make,…

  • Papaya Salsa

    Papaya Salsa ~ this juicy tropical salsa is equally at home with a bag of chips as it is at the side of a great steak ~ make a big batch…

  • Beautiful Breakfast Tart (Gluten Free)

    My Beautiful Breakfast Tart has a gluten free granola crust filled with thick Greek yogurt, and topped with a colorful sunburst of fresh juicy fruit.  Yes it looks too beautiful to…

  • How to Dry Roast Onions

    Dry Roasted Onions is about as elemental as it gets when it comes to a delicious side dish.  These beautiful red onions literally bloom in the high heat of a 400…

  • Thai Coconut Lime Soup

    Thai coconut lime soups are some of the easiest to make, this one comes together almost instantly in the time it takes for the shrimp to saute. The broth isn’t dependent…

  • Mojito Mahi Mahi with Pineapple Salsa

    Mojito Mahi Mahi with Pineapple Salsa ~ it’s Groundhog Day this weekend.  Also 48 days till the first day of spring.  53 till we visit my Dad and his wife in…

  • Mixed Citrus Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

    Mixed Citrus Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette ~ the perfect salad to throw together when life gives you lemons…and oranges, and tangerines, and grapefruit……

  • Pan Seared Red Cabbage Wedges

    Don’t knock these uber simple Pan Seared Red Cabbage Wedges until you’ve tried them ~ this quick and easy side dish is not only healthy, it’s positively addictive!…

  • Red Flannel Hash

    How can you  not love something called red flannel hash?  I always picture a red union suit on a laundry line flapping in the breeze when I think of this hash. …

  • Root Veggie Kettle Chips

    Root Veggie Kettle Chips ~ You know those expensive bags of specialty chips, the ones that are about 90% air when you open them up?  Well, here’s your chance to even…

  • Root Vegetable Soup with Sausage and Kale

    Root Vegetable Soup with Sausage and Kale ~ just a friendly reminder that at this time of year soup makes a darn good meal.  I don’t know why I need to…

  • Braised Short Ribs over Turnip Puree

    Braised Short Ribs over Turnip Puree ~ this is a richly satisfying meal that can be done on the stove, in the oven, or in a slow cooker. What I learned:…

  • Roasted Cider Glazed Brussels Sprouts

    Roasted Cider Glazed Brussels Sprouts ~ this easy side dish will convert any Brussels sprout hater in your family, guaranteed!…