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!

Marinated Chicken Wings

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A healthy and flavorful way to enjoy your wings.

Ingredients

1 lb chicken wings
2 teaspoons garlic powder
2 teaspoons onion powder
1 teaspoon paprika
¼ cup coconut amino original seasoning sauce and marinade (big tree farms)

Directions

  1. Preheat your air fryer.
  2. Season the wings with the dry rub.
  3. Place into the air fryer for 20 minutes on 350F (180 C).
  4. Place cooked wings into a bowl and toss with the sauce.
  5. Enjoy!

Cajun Seasoning

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A homemade seasoning with a kick.

Ingredients

  • 1½ tablespoons paprika

  • 1½ tablespoons garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon dry mixed herbs (basil, thyme, oregano, marjoram)
  • 1½ teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  1. Mix all the spices and herbs in a bowl.
  2. Store in a sealed jar.
  3. Enjoy!

Garlic Steak

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A simple but filling dinner.

Ingredients

  • 12 oz steak (sirloin or flank)
  • 4 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 3 tablespoons garlic sauce (coconut secret)
  • 4 tablespoons coconut amino teriyaki sauce (primal kitchen)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 cup spring onion (chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon ghee

Directions

  1. Cut the large steak into smaller pieces.
  2. Season with all the dry ingredients. Make sure each steak piece is evenly seasoned.
  3. Place steaks into a bowl. Add the minced garlic, spring onion and both sauces.
  4. Fully coat the steaks and set aside to marinate for about 15-30 minutes prior to cooking.
  5. Once ready, melt the ghee in a large pan on medium-high heat.
  6. Add the steaks and cook to your preference.
  7. Accompany with shrimp scampi or rosemary potatoes.
  8. Enjoy!

BBQ Pork Loins

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A flavorful and filly dinner entree.

Ingredients

  • 2 pork loins
  • ½ cup coconut aminos bbq sauce
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon dry mixed herbs (rosemary, thyme, oregano)

Directions

  1. Rinse and pat dry the pork loins. Set aside.
  2. Combine the bbq sauce, garlic powder and mixed herbs in a bowl.
  3. Add in the pork loins and coat fully. Let it marinade for at least 15 minutes.
  4. Once it has marinated, heat avocado oil in a pan over medium-high heat.
  5. Add the pork loins to the pan and cook fully through.
  6. Accompany with rosemary potatoes.
  7. 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!

Crispy Chicken Wings

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A healthy and flavorful way to enjoy your wings.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb chicken wings 
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • teaspoons onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. Preheat your air fryer.
  2. Wash and pat dry the wings.
  3. Season with all of the ingredients.
  4. Place into the air fryer for 20 minutes on 350F (180 C).
  5. Eat on its own or accompany with your favorite sauce.
  6. Enjoy!

Homemade Ketchup

  • Servings: 1.5 cups
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A quick and easy condiment.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup napolitana sauce (kirkland)
  • ¾ cup tomato puree
  • ¾ cup water
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 5 tablespoons coconut aminos
  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt 

Directions

  1. Heat a saucepan over low heat.
  2. Add in all the ingredients and stir well.
  3. Simmer until slightly reduced, about 20-30 minutes.
  4. Take off the stove and let it cool down.
  5. Transfer to a jar and refrigerate.
  6. Enjoy!

Pesto Meatballs with Zoodles

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A healthy alternative to a classic Italian favorite.

Ingredients

Meatballs

  • 1 lb minced turkey
  • 1 large egg
  • ½ cup onion (diced)
  • 3 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 2 tablespoons parsley (finely chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme (finely chopped)
  • 3 tablespoons pesto sauce
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 1 lemon (juiced)

Zoodles

  • 8 cups zucchini noodles
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400F (200C).
  2. In a large bowl combine the turkey with the onions, garlic, egg, herbs, and lemon juice.
  3. Once it is mixed well, shape into round balls.
  4. Place into the oven for 20 minutes and bake until meatballs are fully cooked
  5. When there is about 5 minutes left, start on the zucchini noodles.
  6. Heat avocado oil in a medium pan over high heat.
  7. Use a paper towel to squeeze excess water excess water out of zucchini noodles.
  8. Add zucchini to the pan and toss for 3-5 minutes.
  9. Add the salt and garlic powder while tossing. Add in a 1 tablespoon of pesto sauce.
  10. Place zoodles into a bowl, top with meatballs and the remaining pesto sauce.
  11. Enjoy!