Cilantro Lime Chicken

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A classic duo that won't disappoint you.

Ingredients

  • 1lb chicken (breast or thigh)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves (minced)
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 lime (juiced)
  • ½ bunch cilantro (chopped)

Directions

  1. Place the chicken into a bowl. Season with cumin and salt.
  2. Add in lime zest and the remaining ingredients (only half the cilantro).
  3. Toss the chicken to coat and marinate for at least 30 minutes.
  4. When ready to cook, heat a skillet over medium-high heat.
  5. Cook the chicken fully through on both sides.
  6. Once ready, plate and add the rest of the cilantro on top. Garnish with lime wedges.
  7. Enjoy!

Chopped Chicken Salad

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A fresh and light salad.

Ingredients

Chicken

  • 1 lb chicken
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon ghee
  • 2 tablespoons teriyaki sauce (primal kitchen)

Salad

  • 1 cup lettuce (chopped)
  • 1 cup cabbage (chopped)
  • ½ cup spring onion (chopped)
  • 1 mandarin
  • 1 can water chestnuts
  • ½ cup roasted cashews
  • ¼ cup cilantro (chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • ¼ cup teriyaki sauce (primal kitchen)

Directions

  1. Cut the chicken into smaller pieces and place into a bowl.
  2. Season fully with the ingredients.
  3. Heat the ghee in a pan over medium-high heat. Once hot, add chicken.
  4. Cook fully through and set aside to cool.
  5. Drain the liquid out of the can of water chestnuts.
  6. Add the chicken and all of the salad ingredients into a large bowl.
  7. Mix until well combined.
  8. Enjoy!

Garlic Chicken

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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Easy and delicious comfort food.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound chicken (breasts or thighs)
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 2 tablespoons garlic (minced)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1½ teaspoons salt
  • 3 tablespoon cilantro (chopped)
  • 2 tablespoon ghee

Directions

  1. Cut the chicken pieces in half to make them thinner.
  2. Stir together the salt, garlic powder, and onion powder in a small bowl. Set aside.
  3. Add half the ghee to a large pan over medium-high heat.
  4. Once hot, add the chicken. Season with the mixture.
  5. Cook until nearly ready. Remove from pan and set aside.
  6. Add the remaining ghee and minced garlic to the pan.
  7. Cook until fragrant, about one minute.
  8. Reduce the heat to medium. Add the stock and cilantro.
  9. Place the chicken back into the pan. Simmer until fully cooked.
  10. Enjoy!

Pomegranate Salsa

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A fresh and tasty dish full of citrus and crunch.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup pomegranate seeds
  • 2 tomato
  • 1 onion
  • 4 tablespoons cilantro
  • 1 lime (juiced)

Directions

  1. Dice the tomato, onion, and cilantro.
  2. Place into a bowl, mix thoroughly until everything is blended well.
  3. Add in pomegranate seeds and lime juice.
  4. Continue mixing and serve onto a plate.
  5. 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!

Shrimp Scampi

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A perfect combination for Surf n Turf.

Ingredients

Marinade

  • 2 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 2 garlic clove (minced)

Shrimp

  • 1 lb shrimp (peeled)
  • 2 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil
  • 3 tablespoons ghee
  • 1 lemon (juiced)
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • ¼ cup chicken broth

Garnish

  • 3 tablespoons parsley or cilantro (chopped)

Directions

  1. Place shrimp into a bowl. Pour in the marinade and coat fully. Set aside for 25 minutes.
  2. Afterwords, heat the avocado oil in a large pan over medium-high heat.
  3. Add shrimp and cook for 2 minutes on each side. Place aside.
  4. Keep the oil in the pan and add in the garlic. Cook for 1 minute, until fragrant.
  5. Add in the chicken broth, lemon juice, and lemon zest.
  6. Cook until the sauce has reduced, about 4 minutes.
  7. Add in the ghee, continue cooking until the sauce begins to thicken, about 3-4 minutes.
  8. Place the shrimp back in the pan and coat with the sauce.
  9. Continue for another 1-2 minutes until shrimp are fully cooked.
  10. Once plated add parsley or cilantro on top.
  11. Accompanies well with garlic steak.
  12. Enjoy!

Baja Breakfast Tacos

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A fresh and colorful breakfast dish.

Ingredients

  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 1 avocado
  • ½ onion
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • ½ lime (juiced)
  • 6 corn tortillas (gluten free)

Directions

  1. Dice the tomatoes and onion. Roughly chop the cilantro.
  2. Place the mixture into a bowl and add the lime. Mix all together.
  3. Heat the avocado oil in a pan over medium heat.
  4. Add the eggs to the hot pan and cook fully through. Place the cooked eggs aside.
  5. Add the tortillas to the pan and heat up both sides.
  6. Place the tortillas onto a plate. Divide the egg onto each tortilla evenly.
  7. Top with the pico de gallo. Slice the avocado and place on top.
  8. Enjoy!

Steak Taco Bowl

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

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
  • 4 tablespoons cilantro (chopped)
  • ½ lime (juiced)
  • ½ teaspoon salt

Guacamole

Mango Salsa

Directions

  1. Rinse and pat dry steak. Season 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 cauliflower rice in a medium saucepan over medium heat.
  4. Add a little water to the saucepan and cover. Cook until steamed.
  5. Add in the cilantro and lime juice. Season with the salt. Set aside.
  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.
  10. Add in the mango salsa around steak and top with half the guacamole per bowl.
  11. Enjoy!

Mango Salsa

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A simple side that is full of flavor.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup mango (diced)
  • 1 tablespoon onion (diced)
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro (chopped)
  • ½ lime (juiced)

Directions

  1. Place the mango, cilantro, and onion into a medium bowl.  Stir to combine.
  2. Add in the lime juice slowly, until you reach your desired consistency.
  3. Enjoy!