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!

Lemon-Garlic Shrimp

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A simple, yet flavorful dish.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb shrimp
  • 1 tablespoon ghee (melted)
  • 2 tablespoons garlic (minced)
  • 1 teaspoon dry mixed herbs (Italian blend)
  • 1 lemon (juiced)

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400F (205C).
  2. Add the shrimp to a large bowl and combine with the rest of the ingredients.
  3. Coat fully and set aside to marinade for a few minutes.
  4. Place shrimp on a sheet pan in a single layer.
  5. Place in oven for 10 minutes or until the shrimp are cooked through but still tender.
  6. Enjoy!

Garlic Bread

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A simple homemade side.

Ingredients

  • 4 pieces of bread (gluten-free, keto, or paleo depending on dietary restriction)
  • 1-2 tablespoons ghee
  • 2 garlic cloves (minced)

Directions

  1. Preheat your oven to 400F (200C).
  2. Divide the ghee and spread evenly over the 4 slices of bread.
  3. Place the minced garlic on top of each piece.
  4. Toast the bread according to your preference.
  5. Garnish with parsley if desired.
  6. 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!

Shrimp and Grits

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A healthy alternative to a southern classic.

Ingredients

Shrimp

  • 1 lb shrimp (peeled)
  • 3 tablespoons cajun seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons ghee

Grits

  • 12 oz frozen cauliflower
  • 2 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 2 tablespoons ghee
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Garnish

  • 2 tablespoons parsley (chopped)

Directions

  1. Fill a pot with 2 cups of water and bring to a boil.
  2. Place the cauliflower and minced garlic into the pot. Cover and steam until tender.
  3. When tender, place the steamed cauliflower and garlic into a food processor. Add ghee.
  4. Mix until the desired texture. Add salt and some of the water, depending on preference.
  5. Place the shrimp in a wide bowl. Pour in the cajun seasoning.
  6. Mix until shrimp are entirely coated. Add salt according to preference.
  7. Heat the ghee in a large pan over medium-high heat.
  8. Add the shrimp and cook fully through on both sides.
  9. Meanwhile, divide the cauliflower “grits” into two even bowls.
  10. Once shrimp are cooked, place half on top of each serving of grits.
  11. Add some ghee to the pan and mix with the leftover seasoning to create a sauce.
  12. Pour the sauce over the dish. Garnish with parsley.
  13. 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!

Banana Bread

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A sweet and healthy dessert to enjoy.

Ingredients

  • 5 ripe bananas (about 1½ cups mashed)
  • 6 large eggs 
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 3 tablespoons almond butter 
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¾ cup coconut flour
  • teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • ¾ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon ghee
  • 1 pinch of salt

Directions

  1. Take the eggs out prior to cooking so they can be room temperature before you begin.
  2. Preheat oven to 350F (175C).
  3. Line a loaf pan with parchment paper. Lightly coat with ghee and set aside.
  4. Mash the bananas in a large bowl using a hand mixer on low speed.
  5. Whisk in the eggs, maple syrup, almond butter, and vanilla. Hand mix until combined.
  6. Add the remaining ingredients. Keep mixing until evenly combined.
  7. Pour the batter into the pan.Gently smooth the top.
  8. Place in oven and bake for 50 to 60 minutes. 
  9. The top should be golden and a toothpick inserted in the center should come out clean.
  10. Remove from the oven and let it cool before slicing.
  11. Enjoy!

Spiced Pork Chops

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

Ingredients

  • 6 pork chops
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon dry mixed herbs (rosemary, thyme, basil, oregano)
  • 3 tablespoons ghee
  • 2 large apples (sliced)
  • 1 small onion (thinly sliced)
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 2 teaspoons fresh rosemary (minced)

Directions

  1. Combine half the salt, onion powder, cinnamon, and mixed herbs in a bowl.
  2. Rinse pork chops and pat dry. Season on both sides with the rubbing spices.
  3. Heat half the ghee in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. Add pork chops to hot skillet and brown on each side. After a few minutes set them aside.
  5. Lower the heat to medium and add the remaining ghee. Add the apples and onions.
  6. Cook, stirring occasionally until they just begin to soften.
  7. Add in the remaining salt, chicken broth and rosemary. Stir to combine.
  8. Return pork chops to skillet, continue to simmer until pork chops are cooked fully through.
  9. Enjoy!

Veal Scallopini

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★
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A quick and flavorful dish.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb veal cutlets
  • 2 tablespoons coconut flour
  • 2 tablespoons arrowroot or tapioca flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 6 tablespoons ghee
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil
  • 4 cups mushrooms (thinly sliced)
  • 2⁄3 cup chicken broth
  • 4 teaspoons fresh parsley (minced)

Directions

  1. Combine coconut flour and salt in a small bowl. Fully coat the veal cutlets in the mixture.
  2. Heat 4 tablespoons ghee and the avocado oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the veal.
  3. Cook until almost fully ready. Remove and keep warm.
  4. Add the mushrooms to the skillet and cook until tender, about 2-3 minutes.
  5. Place the veal back into the skillet. Stir in the broth.
  6. Add the parsley and remaining ghee. Cook and stir until slightly thickened, 1-2 minutes longer.
  7. Enjoy!

Chicken Stroganoff

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A creamy and filling dish.

Ingredients

  • 2 chicken breasts or thighs
  •  tablespoons  avocado oil
  • 1 cup mushrooms (thinly sliced)
  • 1 teaspoon ghee
  • ¼ small onion (diced)
  • garlic cloves (minced)
  •  cup coconut milk
  •  cup  chicken stock
  •  tablespoons chives
  • 1 teaspoon lemon (juiced)
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. Rinse the chicken and pat dry. Cut into small pieces and lightly season both sides with salt.
  2. Heat avocado oil in a pan over high heat.
  3. Add the chicken and cook until golden brown on both sides. Transfer to a plate and set aside.
  4. Lower the heat to medium, add the mushrooms and ghee to the pan.
  5. Season with a pinch of salt. Cook the mushrooms stirring frequently until soft.
  6. Once the mushrooms have browned, add the onions and again cook stirring frequently until soft.
  7. Add the garlic while stirring and continue to cook for another minute.
  8. Add the coconut milk and bring the pan to a simmer. Keep stirring and cooking until the liquid has reduced by half.
  9. Add the chicken stock and repeat the same step, until the liquid has reduced by half.
  10. Once the sauce is ready, add the chicken back to the pan. Stir until fully coated.
  11. Remove the pan from the heat, add the chives and lemon juice.
  12. Enjoy!