Dinner Salad with Shrimp and Chicken

I was craving the fresh crab salads my mom used to make. Crab is way too expensive for us to get here in Colorado, so I just made do with what we had in the freezer. This salad makes two adult portions, and was very filling. I’m sure my dressing is not Paleo-approved. But it’s…

Broccoli and Sweet Potato

Quick and easy side dish. Ingredients: 2 cups broccoli, chopped into bite-sized pieces 1 medium sweet potato 4 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled 3 tbs slivered almonds 1 tsp canola oil salt and pepper to taste Directions: Microwave the sweet potato, peel the skin off, and cube the potato. Heat the oil in a saute…

Spaghetti with Squash

This is super duper easy “comfort food” that I like to make when I don’t feel like cooking. Ingredients: 1 lb pork sausage 1 jar of gluten free spaghetti sauce (I like Classico) 1 spaghetti squash 1 cup white onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 3 tbs dry sherry 2 tbs Italian herb mix Directions:…

Spicy Tomato Soup and Grilled Chicken

Soup Ingredients: 1 tbs olive oil 1 tbs butter 1 large white onion, minced 1 clove garlic, minced 3 cups gluten free chicken broth 28 oz canned diced tomatoes 1 tbs thyme 1 tbs basil 1 tbs pepper 1 tbs red chili flakes salt to taste Soup Instructions: Heat the oil and butter in a…

Stuffed Bell Peppers

This is a double recipe of filling, so that half may be frozen for a busy weeknight dinner. Ingredients: 3 bell peppers (any color), halved lengthwise, seeds and stem removed 1.5 lbs sausage 1.5 lbs ground beef 1 medium white onion, diced 2 stalks celery, diced 2 cups cauliflower minced 1 shallot, minced 14 oz…

Ham & Asparagus Frittata

This is a super easy weeknight dish. You can change the ham for whatever meat you prefer, and the asparagus for a different veggie. Ingredients: 8 eggs, beaten 1 tbs canola oil 1.5 lbs ham, cubed 1 onion diced 2 jalapenos, minced 1 cup Swiss cheese, shredded 2 cups asparagus, diced salt and pepper to…

Breakfast Bars

The original recipe for this is from elanaspantry.com, I’ve only changed a few things. Ingredients: 1 1/4 cup almond meal 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp baking soda 1/4 cup grapeseed oil 1/4 cup agave nectar 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut 1 cup sunflower seeds 3/4 cup raisins 1/2 cup…

Birthday Workout

Yesterday was my 37th birthday. My husband made a partner wod for us, and we finished it at 24:22.

Trout

My husband caught these beauties for our dinner last night! This is super simple to prepare. Ingredients: 2 trout, gutted and cleaned 1 tbs lemon juice 2 tbs almond meal 1 tsp paprika 1 tsp ground pepper 1/2 tsp salt Combine the almond meal with the seasonings. Put the fish onto a sprayed piece of…

Chinese Chicken Salad

Salad Ingredients: 1.5 lbs boneless skinless chicken tenderloins 1 tsp. toasted sesame oil 1 tbs. gluten free tamari 4 cups mixed salad 1 cup shredded red cabbage 1 cup thinly sliced carrots 2 thinly sliced green onions 8 oz. can water chestnuts 1 mandarin orange, peeled 1/4 cup toasted slivered almonds Preheat the oven to…

The “Real Deal” Chicken Vegetable Soup

Making homemade broth is pretty time consuming, so try this recipe out on a weekend. If you are pressed for time, you can substitute 12 cups gluten free chicken broth, and add 1.5 lbs chicken meat to your soup instead. Broth Ingredients: 1 3 lb. chicken 1 large yellow onion, sliced in half moon rings…

Rhubarb Strawberry Crisp

Filling: 3 cups rhubarb, chopped 2 cups strawberries, quartered 3/4 cup honey or agave Topping: 1/2 cup almond meal 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut flakes 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon 5 tbs. butter (or 4 tbs. coconut oil) Preheat the oven to 375. Put the chopped fruit directly into a 9 x 13″…