Pumpkin Chili

Pragmatic Paleo –   Here’s a great chili, I’d make it for Halloween, but I think I’m kinda over pumpkin already!  The thing that I really like about this chili is that the pumpkin makes it super thick. 1 Tbsp. EVOO 1 organic chopped onion 1/2 green bell…… Read more

D-Wayne massages his kale Salad

Pragmatic Paleo –  This is my friend, D-Wayne, killin it on an epic hill at CFS’ Epic Labor Day Retreat 2011 at la Casa de Grossenbacher’s (yes, he’s carrying weight up the hill). The hill wouldn’t have been the same without him. And neither would the food. I’m sure…… Read more

Product Review: Pumpkin Spice coffee

Pragmatic Paleo – For all of us who prefer an IV coffee drip in the morning, here’s a great fall coffee courtesy of Trader Joes. The reason why I appreciate this coffee is because it’s flavored with orange peel, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, ground vanilla beans, and pumpkin spice…… Read more

Pumpkin Ice Cream 2.0

Pragmatic Paleo – I know, I know, more pumpkin recipes. So annoying. I agree. I would say this is my last pumpkin recipe of the season, however I just made a pumpkin chili that was delicious, so we may see more in the future. This recipe is an…… Read more

Pumpkin Muffins

Pragmatic Paleo – You know fall is here when Starbuck’s releases their Pumpkin Spice Lattes. Though it sounds amazing, you won’t catch me drinking their syrup. So, we find ourselves turning to other real foods pumpkiny favorites to take its place. You won’t believe how surprisingly moist they…… Read more

Herb Oil

Pragmatic Paleo –   My new favorite oil!  Not only does this oil taste great, it leaves a delicious smell floating throughout your house.  Super, super easy! 1/2 cup Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 garlic cloves, sliced 1 sprig rosemary leaves Bring all ingredients to a simmer…… Read more

Jerk Chicken

Pragmatic Paleo – Our weekly rotation seems to get stuck with lots of chicken.  We can’t help it though, our chicken recipes are that good!  This recipe along with brushetta chicken have kept us on track to healthy eating.  I originally found it from Martha, but I changed it…… Read more


Pragmatic Paleo – To spatchcock a chicken means to simply remove its backbone by butterflying it, or splitting it down the middle. It’s a great technique to use when your husband isn’t home and you need to cook a whole bird on the grill and don’t want to…… Read more

Watermelon Salsa

Pragmatic Paleo –   I picked up a good lookin watermelon from TJ’s this week and knew exactly what I was going to do with it: make one of my favorite summer salsas! I love this salsa because it’s sweet and savory and crunchy all at the same…… Read more

Carby Granola

Pragmatic Paleo – There was a day where I pounded the carbs, hence my thunder thighs.   Who am I kidding?  There were months where I pounded the carbs!  This recipe was one of my family’s favorites!  We ate it for desserts, snacks, breakfast, and everywhere in between.  It’s…… Read more