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!

Cilantro Shrimp

  • Servings: 3
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A flavorful addition to a seafood dish.

Ingredients

  • 1lb shrimp
  • 1½ cup cilantro (roughly chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 2 tablespoons garlic (minced)
  • ½ cup onions (diced)
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 1 lemon (juiced)
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. Heat a pan on medium-high heat with the avocado oil.
  2. Add in the onions and cook for about 2 minutes or until slightly browned.
  3. Place shrimp into the pan and season with cilantro, garlic, salt, and lemon juice
  4. Continue cooking until the shrimp looks ready.
  5. Season with sesame seeds.
  6. Can be accompanied with your favorite side.
  7. Enjoy!

Sautéed Vegetables

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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An easy side to accompany most dishes.

Ingredients

  • 2 zucchinis
  • 2 cups mushrooms
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 1 tablespoon garlic (minced)
  • 1 tablespoon coconut aminos
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder

Directions

  1. Rinse mushrooms and zucchini. Chop into pieces.
  2. Heat avocado oil on skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Add vegetables to skillet. Season with remaining ingredients.
  4. Cook until tender.
  5. Enjoy!

Tangy Orange Chicken

  • Servings: 3
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A sweet and savory kick to a simple dish.

Ingredients

  • 1.5 lbs chicken thighs (boneless and skinless)
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 3 tablespoons avocado oil
  • 2 tablespoons arrowroot or tapioca flour
  • 3 garlic cloves (minced)
  • ½ cup chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest
  • ½ cup orange juice (freshly squeezed)
  • ¼ cup coconut aminos
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. Mix together the orange juice and coconut aminos in a bowl. Set the sauce aside.
  2. Cut the chicken thighs into small pieces. Season with salt and arrowroot, toss to coat evenly.
  3. Heat the avocado oil and sesame oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. Add chicken to the hot skillet and spread so that it is in a single layer if possible.
  5. Sear on all sides until it is golden brown. Add in the chicken broth.
  6. Pour in the sauce and toss to coat.
  7. Bring to a boil, then lower heat to a simmer. Stir often until the sauce is thick and reduced by nearly half.
  8. Add in the orange zest.
  9. Serve and garnish with the sesame seeds.
  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!

Seared Lemon-Garlic Scallops

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A light and flavorful dish to enjoy.

Ingredients

  • 12 scallops
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 3 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 1 tablespoon ghee
  • ½ lemon (juiced)
  • 2 tablespoons parsley
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. Wash and pat dry the scallops. Season with salt.
  2. Heat the avocado oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Let it get very hot then add in the scallops.
  3. Cook for three minutes on one side then turn over and cook for an additional minute. Remove from the pan.
  4. Reduce the heat to medium-low and melt ghee in the skillet. Add in the garlic and cook for a few minutes until it is fragrant.
  5. Remove from heat and add in the scallops, lemon juice, and parsley. Mix around until they are fully coated.
  6. Enjoy!

Garlic Lime Chicken Bites

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★
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A simple, healthy meal to enjoy during the day.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 1 bunch of asparagus
  • ½ lime (juiced)
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon parsley
  • 2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 2 cups cauliflower rice (store bought or homemade)

Directions

  1. Wash chicken and cut into bite-sized chunks.
  2. In a bowl combine the chicken with garlic, Italian seasoning, and salt. Coat the chicken well.
  3. Heat a frying pan on medium heat with the avocado oil. Once hot, add in the  seasoned chicken.
  4. Cook on medium-high heat thoroughly for 5 minutes, meanwhile wash the asparagus and cut in half.
  5. Place the asparagus in the pan and add in the lime juice, onion powder and parsley. Mix around to coat evenly.
  6. Cook for an additional 8 minutes, meanwhile prepare the cauliflower rice.
  7. Serve everything together.
  8. Enjoy!