10
Jul
14

Paleo Grilled Moroccan Chicken with a Paleoish Garlic sauce.

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Not many things are better than meat on a stick. Try this healthy  Moroccan recipe today!

Ingredients for Chicken:

- 4lbs of chicken breasts

- 4 garlic cloves minced

- 4 tsp ground cumin

- 4 tsp paprika

- 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper

- 1/2 tsp sea salt

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-  1 cup chopped fresh parsley

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Ingredients for Garlic sauce :

- 8 minced garlic cloves

- 3 tbsp olive oil

- 6 tbsp Fage plain yogurt

Directions:

- Cube chicken breasts.

- Mix parsley, garlic, cumin, paprika, and red pepper flakes with cubed chicken breasts. Let chicken marinate for at least 3 hours.

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- Mix yogurt, garlic, and olive oil.

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- Put 80z of chicken on each skewer.

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- Grill chicken on medium high grill for 20 minutes. Rotate skewers every 10 minutes.

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- Serve with veggies and dip chicken in garlic sauce.  Enjoy!

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07
Jul
14

Zoodles (zucchini noodles) with Peanut Sauce and Grilled Chicken.

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I love noodles! Here’s an easy and delicious recipe with some zucchinis! Invest in a spiralizer!

Ingredients:

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- Sauce :

  • 6 small zucchini (about 16 ounces)
  • 2 tablespoon crunchy butter ( I used coconut/ peanut blend. Almond butter will work)
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon coconut aminos
  • 4 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon ( I added 2 teaspoons. I like it spicy!)
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon minced ginger
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds

- Grilled chicken breasts.

- Coconut spray.

 

Directions :

1. Buy a spiralizer.

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2. Wash zucchini. Cut the ends and spiralize all the zucchini.
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3. Mix all the sauce ingredients.
4.  Heat a skillet on high and sauté zucchini for 3-5 minutes.
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5. Add half of peanut sauce to  zucchini sauté.
6. Heat grilled chicken. Add sesame seeds. Top with more sauce.
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27
Jun
14

Pepper Burger

 

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Ingredients :

-1lb lean beef

- 2 jalapeños

-2 sweet peppers

- 1 shallot

- 2 green onions

- eggs

- 1 cup of arugula

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Directions:

1. Chop up peppers, onions, and shallots.

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2. Measure out beef into equal parts. Add equal parts of each : green onion, sweet peppers, shallots, jalapeños.

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3.  salt pepper burgers. Place burgers on to medium high grill. Add asparagus to grill. Season.

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4. Add burger on top of arugula. Add soft egg.

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5. Enjoy.

15
Jun
14

Spicy Grilled Eggplant

First off, I am not the biggest fan of eggplant, but anything grilled is pretty amazing. Check out the easy and yummy eggplant side dish below!

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Ingredients :

- 1 jalapeño, minced. (If you can’t handle too much heat, seed the pepper.)

- 3 tablespoons coconut aminos

- 3 tablespoons lemon juice

- 1 tablespoon shallots

- 2 tablespoon green onion

-  1 tablespoon water

- 2 big eggplants.

- garlic salt to season.

Directions :

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- Preheat grill to medium. Chop eggplant into 1/2 inch medallions. Get rid of ends.

- Mix all the dressing ingredients in a bowl.

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- Spray each side of eggplant with coconut spray and garlic salt. Place on grill for 4-5 minutes each side.

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- Add sauce on top of grilled egg plant. Serve!

 

05
Jun
14

Bacon and Eggs. Romeo and Juliet of food.

Bacon and eggs for breakfast. Bacon and eggs for  lunch. Bacon and eggs for Dinner.

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Ingredients :

- Brown rice pizza crust (Whole foods has it)

- 4 Small Eggs

- 3 slices of bacon.

- 60z low fat shredded mozzarella cheese (trader joes)

- 1 tablespoon fresh parsley

- 1 tablespoon of green onions

- 2 teaspoon shallots

- salt/pepper

Directions for Pizza

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1. Add  in the following order :

- Pizza sauce

- 6oz cheese

- Chopped bacon

2.  Arrange bacon in a grid formation, get ready for those eggs.

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3. Cook in preheated oven at 500 degrees for 2 minutes. Add eggs. Cook until eggs have cooked. about 10 minutes.

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3. Take out, add shallots, green onions, and parsley. Eat and enjoy.

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30
May
14

coco for coconut salad

It’s Hot. It’s Really hot. Cool down with some delicious refreshing coconut basil salad!

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Ingredients :

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- 2 cups strawberries

-  1 medium mango

- 1/4 lb lite coconut milk

- 2 tsp lime juice

- 1 tsp honey

Directions :

1.   Chop strawberries and mango. In a bowl add liquid ingredients and mix. Add fruit. Add fresh basil.

2. Enjoy!

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15
May
14

Garlic Chicken Sausage Pizza!

Garlic Chicken Sausage Pizza. This Pizza was inspired by the famous “Big Sur” Pizza from Pizza My Heart.

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Healthier “Big Sur” : grilled chicken breast, roasted garlic, portobello mushrooms, and italian sausage.

Ingredients :

- Brown rice crust ( Whole foods has it)

- Roasted Garlic, 30 cloves.. A lot!

- Organic gluten free pizza sauce (any marinara sauce works)

-  Thinly sliced chicken breasts

- Ground Turkey

- Low fat mozzarella cheese (trader joes)

- Portobello Mushrooms

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Ok before we start. Is this paleo? This is Paleoish. Brown rice crust, low fat cheese!! Oh NO!! This is gluten free, and extremely delicious. A little bit of gooey delicious goodness every now and then will not kill you. Pinky swear. Trader Joes makes a quality product that not only melts well, but also isn’t jam packed with words you can’t pronounce (pasteurized part skim cow’s milk, salt, cheese cultures, microbial rennet- enzyme, microcrystalline cellulose (to prevent caking), natamycin (mold inhibitor)). 

Directions on Chicken breasts :

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1. Put chicken in a bowl and add the following :

- 2 tablespoon cumin

- 1/4 cup olive oil

- 1/2 cup lemon juice

- 2 tablespoons fresh basil

- 1 teaspoon italian seasoning

- salt and pepper!

2. Let marinate for 1 hour. Grill

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Directions for Italian Sausage:

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1. Grab 1lb of ground turkey, mix the following :

-  1 tbsp red wine vinegar

- 1 teaspoon salt

- 1 teaspoon garlic powder

- 1 teaspoon onion powder

- 3/4 teaspoon paprika

- 3/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes

- 1 teaspoon honey

- 2 teaspoons fennel seeds.

- 1 teaspoon pepper

 

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while cooking add 2 tablespoons of fresh basil.

Directions for Pizza :

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1. Add in the following order :

- Organic pizza sauce.

- 4oz cheese.

- mushrooms, garlic, chicken breast.

- 2 oz cheese over toppings.

2.  Place in Preheated oven at 500 degrees.

3. Watch the cheese, take out in 8-12 minutes.

4. Eat!




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