Category Archives: Our Favorite Recipes

Recipes that the Hubster and I have developed that are among our favorite to cook.

Chicken Zucchini Noodle Pasta aka Mediterranean Christmas Tree

Chicken Zucchini Noodle Pasta aka Mediterranean Christmas Tree

The weather was absolutely phenomenal the day that I put together this dish. There’s something about warm, humid weather that makes me want to chow down on a dish that settles lightly in the stomach, but is filling at the same time. In commemoration of this beautiful day, I decided that I wanted to eatContinue Reading

Soy-free Chicken Teriyaki Stir-Fry

Soy-free Chicken Teriyaki Stir-Fry

The Hubster said something to me the other night that was so ridiculously cute and cheesy that I have to share it. Out of the blue, he comments, “You know, honey, if you were a dinosaur, you would be a dorkasaurus.” I love dinosaurs, especially T-rex with his tiny arms. I love my husband. WhenContinue Reading

Allergy Friendly Chicken Tikka Masala

Allergy Friendly Chicken Tikka Masala

I love Indian food. Love it. I can’t get enough of it, but I’ve had enough of it. Almost every Indian dish out there contains traces of pistachios (cashews or almonds), cardamom, and dairy. Escaping these ingredients is impossible, along with an allergic reaction. Therefore, when it comes to date nights, if we’re craving IndianContinue Reading

Sea Scallops, Mint Mustard “Butter,” and Lemon Fluffed Yams

Sea Scallops, Mint Mustard “Butter,” and Lemon Fluffed Yams

Not long ago, the Hubster and I had a marvelous date night at a tapas restaurant. One of the little meals that we chose was a fist-sized sea scallop served over top of starches in a delicious flavor combo. The experience lingered with us so much that we were inspired to try to create ourContinue Reading

Marinaded Cast-Iron Flank Steak

Marinaded Cast-Iron Flank Steak

Death Defying Diet has a brand new look to commemorate the transfer to our own domain deathdefyingdiet.com! Even though most of the site is up and running, please be patient with us as we go through the site and correct our links as well as any other issues from the move. Don’t forget to bookContinue Reading

Cast-Iron Dijon Chicken: Dedicated to The Hubster

Cast-Iron Dijon Chicken: Dedicated to The Hubster

This Winter was rough, and Spring has been only slightly better. I would go as far as to say that 2014 has dashed off to a bumpy start. During the ice and snow storms this year, the copious amounts of snow and ice falling made me believe that thawing out will take years rather thanContinue Reading

The Hubster’s Special Occasion Eggs Benedict

The Hubster’s Special Occasion Eggs Benedict

We changed up the hollandaise sauce and used melted coconut oil instead. HOLY SMOKES. Tastes just like non-paleo hollandaise sauce. Of course, you can still use olive oil if you prefer that flavor.   Share

Paleo Scotch Eggs

Paleo Scotch Eggs

When the Hubster and I were dating, around Saint Patrick’s day, we discovered that there was a genuine Irish pub in a town close by, run by immigrants from Ireland and their family. As somebody with Irish heritage, I was quite excited by this development! I would taste genuine Irish food (or as close toContinue Reading

Sweet Cherry Soufflé with Dark Chocolate

Sweet Cherry Soufflé with Dark Chocolate

For Valentine’s Day, the Hubster requested my Paleo Cassoulet for dinner. I was able to make it in the new cast-iron Dutch Oven that he gave me for Christmas last year. Let me tell you; cooking it in cast-iron really amps up the flavor! However, due to the size of the cast iron being smaller,Continue Reading

The Hubster’s Special Occasion Eggs Benedict

The Hubster’s Special Occasion Eggs Benedict

Before changing our eating habits and eliminating processed food, refined sugar, gluten, soy, dairy, and legumes, the Hubster and I had a breakfast that we consider our special occasion treat: Eggs benedict. Eggs over top of cooked Canadian bacon, over top of a hearty whole wheat English muffin, smothered in rich hollandaise sauce. Oh. My.Continue Reading