Tag archive for beef

Game of Thrones-Inspired Paleo Beef Stew

Game of Thrones-Inspired Paleo Beef Stew

Over the last few months I’ve been reading the Game of Thrones books. Well, I’ve been listening to them via Audible e-books. I’ve never gotten such a hankering for ale and beef stew with barley. Obviously barley isn’t an option on the paleo diet, but that doesn’t mean you can’t make a delicious paleo beef stew that’s reminiscent of what all the Stark clan ate on their journeys. The key is simplicity and letting the vegetables bring the flavor.

Continue reading →

Puerto Rican Steaks

Puerto Rican Steaks

Come to find out, there are so many foods in Latin America that don’t even taste remotely like Mexican food. (Who’d have thought?) One of my recent favorites is something called bistec encebollado (but we’ll call it Puerto Rican steaks for our purposes).

Continue reading →

Paleo Cajun Roast Recipe

Paleo Cajun Roast Recipe

My grandpa was a true cajun. Gumbo, dirty rice, boudin…that’s what we ate when we went over to my grandparents’ house. But one of my favorite things he used to make was his cajun roast. It wasn’t spicy, but the flavors gave your tastebuds a bear hug and wouldn’t let go. So delicious.

Continue reading →

Argentine Guiso with Roasted Cauliflower

Argentine Guiso with Roasted Cauliflower

Argentine guiso is basically a stew. The tastes can range anywhere from Irish to Italian. My mother-in-law’s guiso is a bit more Italian, with a mixture of tomato sauce, peas, and pasta. I tried to recreate it anytime my wife felt homesick early in our marriage. And since then, it’s become a staple at our houseā€”even when we transitioned to the paleo diet.

Continue reading →

Paleo Ropa Vieja Recipe

Paleo Ropa Vieja Recipe

Ropa vieja is another one of those Cuban dishes that sounds deceptively unappetizing. It literally means “old clothes”. Don’t worry, it doesn’t taste anything like it. This paleo ropa vieja recipe will make a stewy shredded meat that has a beautiful Latin American taste. The…

Continue reading →

Paleo Vaca Frita Recipe

Paleo Vaca Frita Recipe

I first experienced Vaca Frita in Miami at 2am. I’d been out dancing all night with this gorgeousĀ latina girl who’s now my wife. We were starving, so we found a Cuban restaurant that was opened at the time. I tried Vaca Frita on a suggestion…

Continue reading →