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20 07, 2018

Low Carb Big Macs

2018-07-20T07:22:10+00:00 July 20th, 2018|Recipes|

SAUCE INGREDIENTS ½ cup mayonnaise 2 tbsp. yellow mustard 1 tbsp. ketchup 1 tbsp. pickle relish 2 tsp. apple cider vinegar ½ tsp. garlic powder ½ tsp. onion powder ¼ tsp. paprika ¼ tsp. salt BURGER INGREDIENTS 1 lb. ground beef Salt Freshly ground black pepper 4 slices cheese Lettuce leaves Sliced tomato DIRECTIONS Make sauce: In a medium bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, yellow mustard, ketchup, pickle relish, apple cider vinegar, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, and salt. Make burgers: Form ground beef into 4 patties; season both sides with salt and pepper. Cook until burgers are cooked through to [...]

8 06, 2018

Steak and Eggs with Chimichurri

2018-06-09T00:06:27+00:00 June 8th, 2018|Recipes|

This would make a fantastic weekend brunch! Ingredients: Chimichurri: 1 C coarsely chopped parsley 1 clove garlic ½ tsp salt 2 tbsp water 1 ½ tbsp red wine vinegar ¼ C extra virgin olive oil 1 tbsp minced jalapeno For the steak and eggs: 1 tbsp olive oil 1 pound flank or skirt steak Salt and black pepper to taste 4 Roma tomatoes, halved lengthwise 4 eggs Method: Chimichurri: Combine all ingredients in a food processor and pulse until fully blended. Makes about 1 cup, keeps in the refrigerator for up to one week. Steak and Eggs: Heat half the [...]

1 06, 2018

Taco Salad

2018-06-06T18:43:23+00:00 June 1st, 2018|Recipes|

  Enjoy the taste of tacos in an easy to make low carb taco salad! INGREDIENTS TACO SEASONED GROUND BEEF: 1 pound ground beef 1 small onion, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon chili powder 1 teaspoon cumin ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes ½ teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoons sea salt 1 teaspoon black pepper SALAD: 4 big handfuls spring mix 2 medium tomatoes 2 medium avocados 4 ounces cheddar cheese shredded OPTIONAL TOPPINGS: Salsa Sour cream Parmesan crisps homemade or store bought     INSTRUCTIONS In large skillet, brown ground beef with onion and garlic. Drain off any [...]

25 05, 2018

Fish Tacos with Lettuce Wraps

2018-06-04T14:34:05+00:00 May 25th, 2018|Recipes|

Ingredients: 375g tilapia Salt 1 tbsp olive oil 1 avocado, finely chopped 4 sprigs cilantro, minced 1 C cherry tomatoes, chopped ½ jalapen~o, seeded and minced 2 tbsp lime juice 2 C shredded red cabbage Your choice of lettuce leaves Method: Season the tilapia with salt. Heat the oil in a large, non-stick pan over medium heat. Sauté the fish until lightly browned, about 2 minutes per side, then remove the fish from the pan. In a bowl, combine the avocado, cilantro, tomatoes, and jalapen~o with the lime juice and salt to taste. Put some red cabbage on a lettuce [...]

18 05, 2018

Grilled Chicken Satay

2018-06-04T14:34:06+00:00 May 18th, 2018|Recipes|

INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons smooth peanut butter ½ cup soy sauce ½ cup lime juice 2 -3 tablespoons curry powder, to taste 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce (optional) *You may want to make extra marinade to use as a dipping sauce also. 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts, cubed DIRECTIONS In a large mixing bowl combine peanut butter, soy sauce, lime juice, curry powder, garlic and hot pepper sauce. Place the chicken in the marinade and leave to marinate for about 12 hours, or overnight in the fridge. When ready to cook, preheat broiler or grill to high. [...]

4 05, 2018

Reuben Chopped Salad

2018-06-04T14:34:06+00:00 May 4th, 2018|Recipes|

1 large head romaine lettuce, shredded ½ lb deli style corned beef, thinly sliced 1 cup Swiss cheese, shredded 1 cup sauerkraut 2 tbsp caraway seeds 2 tbsp chives, chopped Russian Dressing: ½ cup mayonnaise ¼ cup ketchup 1 tbsp spicy mustard ½ tbsp Worcestershire sauce ½ tbsp fresh parsley, chopped ½ tbsp fresh chives, chopped ½ tsp fresh dill, chopped • Divide chopped romaine evenly between four plates. • In a large bowl, combine corned beef, Swiss cheese and sauerkraut. • Divide mixture among the four plates of lettuce. • Sprinkle caraway seeds and chives over top of each [...]

27 04, 2018

Ginger Turkey Lettuce Rolls with Pineapple Salsa

2018-06-04T14:34:06+00:00 April 27th, 2018|Recipes|

Ingredients: • 1 cup chopped fresh or drained canned pineapple • ½ cup chopped red pepper • 1/3 cup chopped fresh mint • 5 tsp ginger seasoning paste • 2 tsp hot sauce • 2 tsp olive oil • 1 lb ground turkey or chicken • 1 tbsp minced garlic • ½ tsp each salt and pepper • 2 cups bean sprouts • 2 heads Boston or leaf lettuce Method: 1. Toss pineapple with red pepper, mint, 1 tsp ginger paste and ½ tsp hot sauce until well combined; reserve. 2. Heat oil in a large, non-stick skillet set over [...]

20 04, 2018

Crispy baked chicken with BBQ mayo

2018-06-04T14:34:06+00:00 April 20th, 2018|Recipes|

Ingredients: ? cup coconut flour 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon chili powder ¾ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper 2 lbs chicken thighs or legs, skin on BBQ mayo: 1 cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons tomato paste or sugar free BBQ sauce 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard Salt and pepper Instructions: • Preheat the oven to 450°F (225°C). Combine coconut flour and spices in a plastic bag. • Place the chicken in the bag and shake gently to properly cover with the flour and spices. • Place the chicken skin side up in a greased baking dish. Bake in the [...]

6 04, 2018

Spinach and Feta Pie

2018-06-04T14:34:06+00:00 April 6th, 2018|Recipes|

An absolute classic. You can adjust this spinach and feta pie by making the recipe with or without a crust. Both are perfect for dinner tonight! Ingredients: Grain Free Pie Crust 150 g almond flour 1 egg 1 tbsp coconut flour Salt and pepper Spinach and Feta Pie Filling 500 g spinach 6 medium eggs ½ onion 250 g cream cheese 250 g feta Handful fresh mint Salt and pepper Instructions: Grain Free Pie Crust • Mix all the ingredients together with a fork. • Grease and line a 24cm/ 9.5 inch pie dish. • Place the pie crust mixture [...]

16 03, 2018

Shepherd’s Pie with Cauliflower Topping

2018-06-04T14:34:07+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Recipes|

Ingredients: 1 head cauliflower, chopped into florets 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 small onion, diced 2 celery ribs, diced 2 carrots, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 pound ground beef or lamb ¼ - ½ cup beef broth 1 tablespoon tomato paste 2 tablespoons chopped parsley Salt and pepper to taste 2 tablespoons butter ½ cup shredded cheese Instructions: Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Grease a 2-3 quart casserole dish and set aside. In a large pot, steam or boil cauliflower until tender. Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a large skillet or saucepan over medium high heat. Add [...]

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