Tropical Steak Bowl

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★
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A sweet and savory dish.

Ingredients

Steak

  • 1 lb steak (flank or strip)
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 lime (juiced)
  • 2 teaspoons avocado oil

Rice

  • 1½ cups cauliflower rice
  • 1 tablespoon ghee
  • 1 tablespoon coconut amino sauce
  • 1 tablespoon garlic clove (minced)
  • ½ lime (juiced)
  • ½ teaspoon salt

Mango Salsa

Directions

  1. Season the steak with salt, pepper, and garlic powder; put into a bowl.
  2. Add in the lime juice; turn to coat. Set aside to marinade for 30 minutes.
  3. Place the ghee and cauliflower rice in a saucepan over medium heat.
  4. Add in the coconut amino, garlic, salt, and lime juice.
  5. Cook until nearly done. Set aside when fully cooked.
  6. Heat avocado oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Once hot, add in the steak.
  7. Sear without moving. Cook for about 3-4 minutes on each side.
  8. Transfer to a cutting board and let it rest for 5 minutes. Slice the steak against the grain.
  9. Spoon the cauliflower rice into serving bowls and top with steak. Add in the mango salsa.
  10. Enjoy!

Jerk Chicken Bowl

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A tropical, sweet and tangy dish.

Ingredients

Chicken

  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 2 tablespoons jerk seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil

Jerk Seasoning

  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon thyme (dried)
  • 1 tablespoon parsley (dried)
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons allspice
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper or cayenne (optional)

Rice

Mango Salsa

Directions

  1. Combine all the ingredients for the jerk seasoning in a bowl.
  2. Season both sides of the chicken heavily with the jerk seasoning.
  3. Heat the avocado oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. Add the chicken and cook 3-5 minutes on one side without moving.
  5. Flip the chicken over and repeat until fully cooked on both sides.
  6. Transfer to a cutting board and let it rest for 5 minutes.
  7. Spoon the cauliflower rice into serving bowls. Add in the mango salsa.
  8. Cut the chicken into slices. Add it into the bowl.
  9. Accompany with lime wedges.
  10. Enjoy!

Egg Wraps

  • Servings: 3
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A fun and healthy breakfast.

Ingredients

  • 6 eggs
  • ½ cup pesto sauce 
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 8 slices prosciutto 

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375F (190C).
  2. Whisk the eggs and pesto sauce in a large bowl until well combined.
  3. Heat the avocado oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Pour in the egg mixture.
  4. Stirring regularly, cook fully through. Take off heat and set aside.
  5. Line a sheet tray with parchment paper.
  6. Lay 2 pieces of prosciutto together, slightly overlapping to form a base.
  7. Divide egg mixture evenly between all the prosciutto wraps.
  8. Fold the meat around the eggs and lay seam side down.
  9. Bake for 16-18 minutes, flip over and bake 5 more minutes.
  10. Enjoy!

Tuscan Shrimp

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A perfect addition to your dinner.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb shrimp
  • 3 tablespoons garlic (minced)
  • 2 tablespoons garlic sauce
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 2 cups spinach
  • ½ lemon (juiced)
  • 2 tablespoons parsley
  • 2 tablespoon ghee (melted)

Directions

  1. Heat the avocado oil in a pan over medium-high heat.
  2. Add shrimp to a bowl and toss with minced garlic, ghee, and parsley.
  3. Once fully coated, add shrimp to the pan and begin cooking.
  4. Flip the shrimp once one side is done and add in the remaining ingredients.
  5. Toss to coat and finish cooking the shrimp fully.
  6. Accompany with cauliflower fried rice.
  7. Enjoy!

Mongolian Beef

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★
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A healthier version of a popular takeout dish.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb steak (skirt or flank)
  • 1 onion (diced)
  • 1 tablespoon arrowroot or tapioca powder
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 3 garlic cloves (minced)
  • ½ cup coconut aminos
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoons fish sauce
  • ½ cup beef broth
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 4 tablespoons avocado oil

Directions

  1. Slice the steak into small pieces. Add to a large bowl.
  2. Sprinkle with salt, pepper, and arrowroot. Toss to coat.
  3. Heat the avocado oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. Add the steak in a single layer to the pan, you may need to work in batches.
  5. Sear the steak a few minutes on each side until it forms a deep brown crust.
  6. Transfer the cooked steak to a plate and set aside. Repeat with the rest of the steak.
  7. Add the garlic and sesame oil to the skillet. Cook for 1 minute while stirring.
  8. Pour in the beef broth and bring to a simmer. Let it simmer for about 2 minutes.
  9. Return the steak to the skillet. Stir in the rest of the ingredients.
  10. Bring the sauce to a simmer again. Cook until the sauce has thickened, stirring often.
  11. Accompany with cauliflower fried rice.
  12. Enjoy!

Cashew Chicken

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A delicious alternative to take-out.

Ingredients

Chicken

  • 1 lb chicken (breasts or thighs)
  • 1 zucchini (sliced)
  • 1 can water chestnuts
  • 1 cup cashews
  • ½ onion (diced)
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper

Sauce

  • ½ cup coconut aminos

  • 2 garlic cloves (minced)
  • ¼ cup chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons arrowroot or tapioca powder

Directions

  1. Heat half the avocado oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the chicken and season with the salt and pepper. Cook fully through, set aside.
  3. Heat the rest of the avocado oil in the skillet. Add in the onions and zucchini.
  4. Stir occasionally while continuing to cook the onions.
  5. Meanwhile, add all the sauce ingredients to a bowl. Mix together and set aside.
  6. Add chicken back to the skillet when the onions and zucchini are almost ready.
  7. Pour in the sauce. Mix to evenly coat.
  8. Stir in the cashews and water chestnuts.
  9. Enjoy!

Grilled Chicken Burger

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A tasty take on a classic dish.

Ingredients

Chicken

  • ½ lb ground chicken
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 2 tablespoons coco amino original seasoning sauce and marinade (coconut secret)

Burger

  • 1 cup mushrooms (sliced)
  • 2  medium onions (finely chopped)
  • 1 ripe tomato (sliced)
  • 1 iceberg lettuce head (small)
  • 1½ tablespoon avocado oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup aioli (undivided food co)

Directions

  1. Heat avocado oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the onions, mushrooms and reduce the heat to medium-low.
  3. Stir occasionally until the onions are browned.
  4. Add 1 tablespoon of water to the skillet and continue cooking until onions begin sizzling.
  5. Repeat until the onions are dark brown and extremely caramelized, about 3 times.
  6. Transfer to a bowl and let them cool.
  7. Place the ground chicken into a bowl.  Season with the dry ingredients.
  8. Shape the ground chicken into four patties.
  9. Heat the remaining avocado oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  10. Swirl the oil to make a thin layer. When the oil is very hot, add the burger patties.
  11. Cook the patties fully through on both sides. Add in the seasoning sauce.
  12. Peel the lettuce to a create your “buns.” Set aside.
  13. Assemble your burger with the cooked ingredients in order of preference.
  14. Wrap in parchment paper or aluminum foil.
  15. Accompanies well with animal-style fries.
  16. Enjoy!

Chicken Burrito Bowl

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A healthy and filling meal full of protein.

Ingredients

Chicken

  • 1 lb chicken (breast or thigh)
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1½ tablespoons coco aminos original seasoning sauce and marinade (big tree farms)
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons avocado oil

Rice

  • 1½ cups cauliflower rice
  • 1 tablespoon coconut aminos garlic sauce (coconut secret)
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • ½ lime (juiced)
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil

Guacamole

Pico De Gallo

  • 1 tomato (diced)
  • ½ onion (diced)
  • 1 tablespoons cilantro (chopped)
  • ½ lime (juiced)

Directions

  1. Season chicken with the dry ingredients and put into a bowl.
  2. Add in the seasoning sauce and let it marinade for several minutes.
  3. Heat avocado oil in a saucepan over medium heat.
  4. Add in the cauliflower rice and the remaining ingredients for the rice.
  5. Cook fully through, making sure the rice is evenly seasoned. Once cooked, set aside.
  6. Heat the avocado oil and sesame oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  7. Once hot, add in the chicken. Cook fully through on all sides.
  8. Transfer to a cutting board and let it rest for 5 minutes. Dice the chicken into small cubes.
  9. Spoon the cauliflower rice into serving bowls and top with the chicken.
  10. Add in the pico de gallo and top with half the guacamole per bowl.
  11. Garnish with cilantro or parsley if desired. Accompany with your favorite salsa.
  12. Enjoy!

Smoky Shrimp Cucumber Bites

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A delicious healthy and simple snack.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb shrimp
  • 2 avocados
  • 1 large cucumber
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ cup onion (diced)
  • ¼ cup cilantro (chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil

Directions

  1. Place the shrimp into a bowl. Season with the dry ingredients and toss gently to coat.
  2. Place the avocado oil in a pan over medium-high heat, once it is hot, add the shrimp.
  3. Cook fully through on both sides, about 8 minutes.
  4. While shrimp are cooking, mash the avocados and slice the cucumber.
  5. Place the cucumber slices onto a plate and create space between each one.
  6. Scoop some mashed avocado and place onto each individual cucumber slice.
  7. Once shrimp are cooked, add them one by one, on top of the avocado.
  8. Sprinkle the onion and cilantro on top.
  9. Enjoy!

Grilled Chicken Salad

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A salad full of protein.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb chicken (breasts or thighs)
  • 1 large avocado (diced)
  • 2 tomatoes (cut up)
  • 6 cups romaine lettuce (chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoon dry mixed herbs (rosemary, oregano, thyme, sage)
  • 2 tablespoons garlic powder
  • 2½ tablespoons balsamic vinaigrette (primal kitchen)
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil

Directions

  1. Heat avocado oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Place the chicken into pan and season with mixed herbs, salt, and garlic powder.
  3. Sear until both sides are fully cooked.
  4. Take the chicken off the stove and cut into pieces. Place into a mixing bowl.
  5. Add in the lettuce, tomatoes, and avocado. Toss the salad with the balsamic vinaigrette.
  6. Enjoy!