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!

Herb Crusted Salmon

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A delightful take on a popular recipe.

Ingredients

  • 2 salmon fillets (boneless and skinless)
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil
  • 1 tablespoon mixed herbs (thyme, rosemary, basil, oregano, sage)
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 lemon (juiced)
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F (180 C).
  2. Rinse the salmon and pat dry. Pour in the avocado oil.
  3. In a bowl, mix the rest of the dry ingredients. Coat the salmon on all sides.
  4. Place the salmon on a baking sheet. Add lemon juice on top.
  5. Bake for 15 minutes.
  6. Accompany with Sautéed Vegetables.
  7. 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!