Kitchen Gadgets- The Mandoline for Perfectly Presented Paleo Veg!

re all stoked up on the necessities and are ready for some extras, here's a fun one to add to your arsenal:


Not the musical instrument, mind you….

The brand I used is DeBuyer and I purchased if from (you guessed it)  Williams Sonoma.  


Don't limit yourself to thinking you'd only use it to make chips (obviously we're talking YAM not white potato, as the former is Paleo and the latter is SO not!), while you can certainly do so, you can also create endless possibilities of lovely veg dishes, too.

For example, here's a pic of an eggplant basil saute I did the other evening:


For this dish, I simply cut two eggplants, sauteed some garlic in 1 Tablespoon of oil (people often think they need to use loads of oil for eggplant, but you don't!), threw in the eggplant, some fresh basil, covered the pan and cooked over low hear, stirring on occasion.  Season with freshly ground pepper to taste.  It goes perfectly with poached wild salmon!

Note- if you follow the Auto Immune plan, skip the eggplant as it's a nightshade, and try the same with carrots & squash, using the julienne blade instead!