Creamy Popcorn Shrimp

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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Crunchy shrimp full of flavor.

Ingredients

Shrimp

  • 1 lb shrimp
  • 1 large egg
  • 2⁄3 cup coconut flour
  • ½ cup arrowroot or tapioca flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup avocado oil
  • 2 tablespoons chives
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds

Sauce

Directions

  1. Combine all the ingredients for the sauce. Mix well and set aside.
  2. In a small bowl whisk the egg.
  3. In a separate bowl add the coconut flour, arrowroot, and salt. Mix until combined.
  4. Peel and rinse the shrimp. Dip each shrimp into the egg  followed by the flour. Repeat with all shrimp.
  5. Heat a thin layer of oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Make sure there is enough oil as you need it for the frying.
  6. Shake off the excess flour and place each shrimp one by one onto the skillet. Do not crowd!
  7. Fry the shrimp in batches. Flip once the bottom is nicely browned and cook on the other side.
  8. Both sides should be nicely browned and crisp before you remove from the skillet.
  9. Place paper towels in your serving bowl to pat dry the excess oil.
  10. Toss the shrimp with half of the sauce. Add more sauce as desired.
  11. Top with chives and sesame seeds.
  12. Enjoy!

Creamy Mushroom Chicken

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: medium
  • Rating: ★★★★
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Succulent chicken in a creamy mushroom sauce - a simple yet elegant dish.

Ingredients

  • 1lb chicken thighs (boneless and skinless)
  • ½ cup arrowroot or tapioca flour
  • 2 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 2 tablespoons garlic (minced)
  • 1 shallot (diced)
  • ½ cup mushrooms (sliced)
  • ½ cup chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • ½ cup coconut milk
  • 1 lemon (juiced)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons mixed herbs (parsley, thyme, oregano)

Directions

  1. Place arrowroot and salt into a bowl. Mix with a whisk.
  2. Dip the chicken thighs into the mixture until they are lightly coated on all sides.
  3. Heat a large skillet over medium heat with avocado oil. Once hot, add the thighs.
  4. Cook the chicken until golden brown. Remove and place on a plate.
  5. Add shallot, garlic, and mushrooms to the skillet. Sauté until mushrooms start to soften.
  6. Pour in the chicken broth, coconut milk, vinegar, and lemon juice.
  7. Stir and reduce to low heat to simmer.
  8. Place the chicken back into the sauce and continue simmering until fully cooked.
  9. If the sauce is too thick, add more chicken stock (little at a time) to reach desired consistency.
  10. Enjoy!

Creamy Mushroom Soup

  • Servings: 3
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A hearty soup full of flavor.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons ghee
  • 4 cups mushrooms
  • 1 onion (diced)
  • 3 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 2 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • ¼ cup arrowroot or tapioca flour
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme (minced)
  • 2 teaspoons fresh sage (minced)
  • ½ teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. Heat a large pot with ghee over medium heat. Add in the mushrooms, onions, and garlic.
  2. Sauté the vegetables for about 3-5 minutes, until they are translucent and fragrant.
  3. Remove the pot from the hot stove and mix in the arrowroot or tapioca flour.
  4. Add in the remaining ingredients and place back onto the hot stove.
  5. Bring the mixture to a boil while stirring. Once boiling, lower the heat to medium-low.
  6. Simmer for another 10 minutes, until thickened. Remove the pot from the hot stove.
  7. Use an immersion blender to puree the soup in the pot.
  8. Once the soup is creamy, place back onto medium heat and continue to simmer another 5 minutes.
  9. Enjoy!

Creamy Cilantro Lime Dip

  • Servings: 3
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A simple, yet tasty sauce to accompany your meal.

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup pine nuts
  • 2 tablespoon cilantro (chopped)
  • ½ lime (juiced)
  • 1 garlic clove
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup water

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor or mixer.
  2. Blend until creamy.
  3. Enjoy!