Simple Lemon Garlic Paleo Chicken

Simple Paleo Lemon Garlic Chicken

Need something to cook for dinner tonight? Try this simple, quick, satisfying lemon garlic paleo chicken recipe. Serve it up with cooked rice or quinoa (omit for Paleo), and some roasted vegetables. Make extra and serve leftovers for lunch tomorrow. Gluten-free, clean, paleo, and easy to prepare. Just be sure to use cage-free, organic chicken,… Read More »

Spicy Paleo Baked Sweet Potato Chips 


    Dang, I get hungry around 4:00 every day. If you’re like me, this is when I want a snack and if I do not plan, I get into trouble and wind up eating five handfuls of chocolate chips and a cup of coffee.  These little round spicy paleo baked sweet potato “chips” are… Read More »

Black Bean Brownie Batter Cookies: Grain-Free, Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free

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It’s time for a yummy, healthy recipe! And it involves brownie batter. Oh. Boy. This brownie batter cookie recipe uses black beans as the base for a delicious, nutritious, grain-free, gluten-free, sugar-free, cookie that you can enjoy baked or as batter. Over the course of recipe testing I usually ate half the batter and baked… Read More »

Charleston Paddlers Compete in the World-Class 2015 SUP Carolina Cup

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Each year the Carolina Cup SUP Race in Wrightsville Beach, NC draws the world’s biggest names in Stand Up Paddleboarding. Competitors from across the globe, from Australia, to Tahiti, to Hawaii, gather to test their paddling merit against the best in the world. The intensity, excitement, and friendship among the paddlers is palpable. This is… Read More »

Gluten-Free Charleston French Restaurant Guide & Nicoise Salad Recipe

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If you are “Old Charleston” ignore this part, because you already know this. If you are new to Charleston, or simply interested, here’s a Charleston cultural tidbit: Charleston has a rich French history that dates back to 1680 when an actual boatload of Huguenot (French Protestants) refugees, escaping religious persecution from Louis XIV, landed in… Read More »

2015 Bodhi’s Revenge SUP Ocean Race on Folly Beach: Sun, Surf, and Camaraderie


 The weather report stated “100% chance of Thunderstorms by 10:00 am,” but for the brave souls who dared the weather, Sunday morning provided both sun and surf for the Bodhi’s Revenge Paddle Race on Folly Beach. Hosted by Half Moon Outfitters, this annual ocean paddle race features a 2-loop (Johnny Utah Course) or 4-loop (Bodhi Course)… Read More »

Gluten-Free Orange & Sriracha Stir Fry

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Needing a quick, easy dinner tonight? Try a healthy, gluten-free version of a Chinese Stir Fry. One pan, a few simple ingredients, and you have a delicious, healthy, gluten-free meal.  First, choose your veggies. I buy precut stir-fry veggies from Trader Joes. Or you could simply chop up some carrots, onions, red bell peppers, mushrooms, and… Read More »

Paleo Bacon, Apple and Goat Cheddar Frittata

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Easter is one of my favorite times of the year. In the South, by the time Easter arrives, things are beginning to get warm. The azaleas are blooming, the wisteria is out, and things are looking greener. This year for Easter, I celebrated with a healthy, gluten-free, Paleo brunch with girlfriends. In Charleston, Mimosas and… Read More »