June 2011

10 Batch Cooking Tips

June 29, 2011

Kitchen Mess
Photo by liquene

I’ve already written about why I’m hooked on batch cooking. It saves time, money, and ensures you always have healthy food ready. However, if you’ve never batch cooked before, it can seem like a daunting undertaking. So I’ve put together 10 tips to help get you started. And I’m guessing that, like me, once you get accustomed to not having to cook on weeknights, you’ll likely question how you ever did it any other way.

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As I’m nearing the end of the elimination diet, I’m on the lookout for recipes that comply without being boring and without needing to sub out most of the ingredients. This recipe for Olive, Garlic, and Lemon Chicken tasted awesome and didn’t require any substitutions (although I forgot that I had decided to eliminate citrus fruit, oh well..). The flavour was fresh, lemony, and very much Mediterranean. It made for great batch cooking and also tasted good cold (which I wasn’t expecting). It went very well with sautéed Brussels sprouts. Keep reading…



Right when you walk through the door of Moderne Burger, you feel like you’ve gone back in time. This retro burger joint is  a blast from the past, with funky décor, blue booths, and a simple, no-fuss menu. I tried this place while on my elimination diet, and felt better knowing that:

“Our hand-made Steak Burgers are made fresh daily, using no fillers, preservatives or seasonings of any kind.” Keep reading…


A round-up of paleo/primal-related stuff:


Fruity Jelly

June 17, 2011


Dessert doesn’t need to be complicated. And snacks don’t have to be boring. This fruity jelly is a cool, refreshing summer treat. It’s also a great use of frozen berries year-round. Also, gelatin is really good for you, making this even more of a guilt-free indulgence. And it couldn’t be simpler to prepare.

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