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17 01, 2020

Chicken Fajitas

2020-01-17T07:39:31-05:00January 17th, 2020|Recipes|

Ingredients: ½ C plus 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil ¼ C lime juice, from about 3 limes 2 tsp cumin ½ tsp crushed red pepper flakes 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts Salt & pepper 3 bell peppers, thinly sliced 1 large onion, thinly sliced For serving: Romaine lettuce leaves Sour cream Guacamole Grated cheese Directions: • In a large bowl, whisk together ½ cup oil, lime juice, cumin, and red pepper flakes. Season chicken with salt and pepper, then add to bowl and toss to coat. Let marinate in the fridge at least 30 minutes and up to 2 [...]

29 11, 2019

Low Carb Smoky BBQ Ribs

2019-11-29T07:59:07-05:00November 29th, 2019|Recipes|

INGREDIENTS 1.1kg rack spare ribs Sugar-free BBQ Sauce: ½ cup crushed tomatoes 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce 1 tbsp smoked paprika 1 tbsp liquid smoke ½ tsp cayenne pepper ½ tsp salt ½ tsp black pepper 2 cloves garlic ¼ tsp stevia or sweetener of choice INSTRUCTIONS • Mince the garlic cloves. In a bowl combine the BBQ sauce ingredients and mix well. • Place the rack of ribs into a slow cooker and pour the BBQ sauce all over. • Put the slow cooker on low and cook for 8 hours, or on high for 4 hours. • Once cooked, [...]

22 11, 2019

Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff

2019-11-22T07:31:29-05:00November 22nd, 2019|Recipes|

Ingredients: 1 onion, sliced 2 cloves garlic, crushed 3 rashers bacon, diced 500g beef stewing steak, cubed 1 tsp smoked paprika ½ C tomato paste 1 C beef stock 250g mushrooms, sliced Method: • Place all the ingredients in the slow cooker. • Mix. • Cook on Low for 6 – 8 hours or on High for 4 – 6 hours. • Serve with sour cream! Makes 6 servings; count each serving as 2 proteins and ½ fat (count an extra fat if using sour cream). Recipe adapted from www.ditchthecarbs.com

8 11, 2019

Crock Pot Rotisserie Style Chicken

2019-11-07T16:48:08-05:00November 8th, 2019|Recipes|

Ingredients: 1 (4 -5 lb) whole roasting chicken Scant olive oil for greasing the pan 2 teaspoons kosher salt, or to taste 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 1 teaspoon onion powder ½ teaspoon dried thyme 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional) ½ teaspoon black pepper (optional) 4 whole garlic cloves (optional) 1 yellow onion, quartered (optional) Directions: • Grease the inside of a 5 quart or larger crockpot with olive oil. • Combine all dry ingredients. • Rub the dry ingredients all over the chicken, inside and out, and place in crockpot, breast side down. • If desired, [...]

1 11, 2019

Garlic Baked Pork Tenderloin

2019-11-01T07:33:12-04:00November 1st, 2019|Recipes|

This is an easy and delicious recipe, and tasty served with a green salad and cauliflower rice! Ingredients: 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 tbsp celtic sea salt and fresh cracked pepper 2 lb pork tenderloin 4 oz butter, thinly sliced into 4-6 pats 2 tbsp diced garlic 1 tsp dried basil* 1 tsp dried oregano* 1 tsp dried thyme* 1 tsp dried parsley* 1/2 tsp dried sage* *OR 1 tbsp Italian Herb Seasoning Blend Method: • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. • Line baking sheet with aluminum foil. • In a small bowl, combine garlic, basil, oregano, thyme, [...]

25 10, 2019

Beef Nacho Bowls

2019-10-25T07:34:39-04:00October 25th, 2019|Recipes|

INGREDIENTS: 1 ½ tablespoons chili powder 2 teaspoons each ground cumin and onion powder 1 teaspoon garlic powder ½ teaspoon each salt and pepper 450 g lean ground beef 1 can (540 mL) black beans, drained and rinsed 4 cups shredded romaine lettuce 2 tomatoes, diced 1 green or red pepper, sliced 1 avocado, peeled, pitted and sliced ½ cup shredded Cheddar cheese ½ cup sour cream (optional) 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro (optional) METHOD: ? In small bowl, stir together chili powder, cumin, onion powder, garlic powder, salt and pepper. ? In large non-stick skillet, cook beef over medium-high [...]

27 09, 2019

Lemon Garlic Butter Chicken Thighs with Asparagus

2019-09-27T09:19:42-04:00September 27th, 2019|Recipes|

A delicious and easy one pan meal! Ingredients: 6 bone in, skin on or off chicken thighs Pinch of salt to season Cracked black pepper 2 teaspoons dried Thyme (or your herbs of choice) 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 6 cloves garlic, crushed Juice of 1 lemon 1 lemon, thinly sliced 5 fresh thyme sprigs 2-3 bunches of asparagus (about 24 spears), woody ends removed Method: 1. Preheat your oven to 200°C | 400° F. Season chicken thighs with salt, pepper and dried thyme. 2. Heat a large cast iron skillet (or heavy based oven-proof pan), over [...]

6 09, 2019

Asian Beef Zoodle Soup

2019-09-06T08:02:52-04:00September 6th, 2019|Recipes|

A quick, flavorful Vietnamese-inspired soup. Zucchini substitutes for rice noodles. The steak is sliced thinly and cooks in less than a minute in the ginger-garlic beef broth. Top this with fresh lime, basil, cilantro, jalapeno and scallions and you have one tasty faux pho! Ingredients: 1 tablespoon coconut oil 1 small onion (halved and thinly sliced) 6 ounces fresh shiitake mushrooms (stemmed and sliced) 2 cloves minced garlic 2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger 5 cups beef broth 2 tablespoons coconut aminos or soy sauce 2 teaspoons fish sauce 1 teaspoon salt 2 medium zucchini 12 ounces boneless beef sirloin steak [...]

23 08, 2019

Turkey Mango Salad

2019-08-23T07:30:03-04:00August 23rd, 2019|Recipes|

Ingredients: 1 tsp sesame oil 8oz ground turkey 4 garlic cloves, minced 2 tbsp fresh ginger, minced 1 tbsp fish sauce 2 mangoes, peeled and chopped 1 small red bell pepper, chopped 2 tbsp fresh cilantro or basil, chopped 2 tbsp fresh mint, chopped 2 tbsp lime juice Pinch of sugar Dash of hot pepper sauce Directions: • In a large non-stick skillet, heat oil over a medium-high heat. • Cook turkey, garlic, ginger and fish sauce, stirring often, for about 5 minutes or until no longer pink inside. • Remove from heat. • In a large bowl, blend mango, [...]

7 06, 2019

Lemon Herb Salmon Patties

2019-06-07T08:08:40-04:00June 7th, 2019|Recipes|

Ingredients: 1lb raw salmon, skin removed (or use drained canned salmon) 1 egg + 1 egg white, lightly beaten 1 cup almond flour ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley ¼ cup chopped fresh basil ¼ red or yellow onion, finely diced (as tiny as possible!) 2 cloves of garlic, minced ¼ tsp dried marjoram ¼ tsp onion powder Juice of 1 lemon Salt and pepper • If you are using fresh salmon, put it in a food processor, and pulse until it’s evenly ground and starting to be sticky. If using canned salmon, drain well. • Combine all the remaining ingredients [...]

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