Chopped Chicken Salad

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A fresh and light salad.

Ingredients

Chicken

  • 1 lb chicken
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon ghee
  • 2 tablespoons teriyaki sauce (primal kitchen)

Salad

  • 1 cup lettuce (chopped)
  • 1 cup cabbage (chopped)
  • ½ cup spring onion (chopped)
  • 1 mandarin
  • 1 can water chestnuts
  • ½ cup roasted cashews
  • ¼ cup cilantro (chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • ¼ cup teriyaki sauce (primal kitchen)

Directions

  1. Cut the chicken into smaller pieces and place into a bowl.
  2. Season fully with the ingredients.
  3. Heat the ghee in a pan over medium-high heat. Once hot, add chicken.
  4. Cook fully through and set aside to cool.
  5. Drain the liquid out of the can of water chestnuts.
  6. Add the chicken and all of the salad ingredients into a large bowl.
  7. Mix until well combined.
  8. Enjoy!

Carnitas Bowl

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A homemade Chipotle favorite.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Place a handful or two of lettuce in a serving bowl.
  2. Top with carnitas followed by homemade guacamole.
  3. Garnish with cilantro or parsley if desired. Salsa can also be added if desired.
  4. Enjoy!

Grilled Chicken Burger

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A tasty take on a classic dish.

Ingredients

Chicken

  • ½ lb ground chicken
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 2 tablespoons coco amino original seasoning sauce and marinade (coconut secret)

Burger

  • 1 cup mushrooms (sliced)
  • 2  medium onions (finely chopped)
  • 1 ripe tomato (sliced)
  • 1 iceberg lettuce head (small)
  • 1½ tablespoon avocado oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup aioli (undivided food co)

Directions

  1. Heat avocado oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the onions, mushrooms and reduce the heat to medium-low.
  3. Stir occasionally until the onions are browned.
  4. Add 1 tablespoon of water to the skillet and continue cooking until onions begin sizzling.
  5. Repeat until the onions are dark brown and extremely caramelized, about 3 times.
  6. Transfer to a bowl and let them cool.
  7. Place the ground chicken into a bowl.  Season with the dry ingredients.
  8. Shape the ground chicken into four patties.
  9. Heat the remaining avocado oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  10. Swirl the oil to make a thin layer. When the oil is very hot, add the burger patties.
  11. Cook the patties fully through on both sides. Add in the seasoning sauce.
  12. Peel the lettuce to a create your “buns.” Set aside.
  13. Assemble your burger with the cooked ingredients in order of preference.
  14. Wrap in parchment paper or aluminum foil.
  15. Accompanies well with animal-style fries.
  16. 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!

Double-Double Protein Style Burger

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A healthier version of an In-n-Out classic.

Ingredients

Burger

  • ½ lb ground beef
  • 2  medium onions (finely chopped)
  • 1 ripe tomato (sliced)
  • 1 iceberg lettuce head (small)
  • 3 teaspoons avocado oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper

Sauce

Directions

  1. Heat 2 teaspoons of avocado oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add onions and the salt. Reduce the heat to medium-low, and stir occasionally until the onions are browned.
  3. Add 1 tablespoon of water to the skillet and continue cooking until the water evaporates and onions begin sizzling again.
  4. Repeat until the onions are dark brown and extremely caramelized, about 3 times.
  5. Transfer to a bowl and let them cool.
  6. Peel the lettuce to a create your “buns.” Set aside.
  7. Shape the ground beef into four patties. Season with plenty of salt and pepper.
  8. Heat the remaining 1 teaspoon avocado oil in a skillet over medium-high heat;
  9. Swirl the oil to make a thin layer. When the oil is very hot, add the burger patties.
  10. Cook the patties fully through on both sides.
  11. Place one patty into the lettuce wrap. Add 1 tablespoon of sauce, followed by some caramelized onions and 1 tomato slice.
  12. Repeat the step a second time for the full double-double assembly.
  13. Wrap in parchment paper or aluminum foil.
  14. Accompanies well with animal-style fries.
  15. Enjoy!

Chicken Lettuce Cups

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A popular dish you can easily make at home.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground chicken
  • 1 cup mushrooms (finely minced)
  • 1 can water chestnuts (drained and minced)
  • ½ onion (diced)
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • ¼ cup coconut amino sauce (niulife)
  • 2 tablespoons teriyaki sauce (primal kitchen)

Directions

  1. Heat the avocado oil in a pan over medium heat.
  2. Sauté the mushrooms, water chestnuts, and onions until they are fragrant and softened.
  3. Add in the chicken and cook fully through.
  4. Add the garlic, coconut amino sauce, and teriyaki sauce. Cook for 1 additional minute.
  5. Meanwhile place the lettuce leaves onto a plate.
  6. Scoop mixture onto the lettuce. Top with cilantro and your favorite dipping sauce if desired.
  7. Enjoy!

Salmon Poke

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

Ingredients

  • 1 lb salmon sashimi (cut into cubes)
  • 2 cups mixed greens
  • 1 large avocado (cubed)
  • 2 scallions (thinly sliced)
  • ¼ cup teriyaki sauce (primal kitchen)
  • 1 cup bean sprouts
  • 1 tablespoon crispy garlic
  • 4 tablespoons smelt eggs

Directions

  1. In a mixing bowl combine the mixed greens, bean sprouts, crispy garlic and avocado.
  2. In a separate bowl mix the salmon cubes with the smelt eggs.
  3. Place the salad mixture onto a plate followed by the seasoned salmon cubes.
  4. Add the scallions and the teriyaki sauce.
  5. Mix thoroughly until the sauce has seasoned the entire dish.
  6. Enjoy!

Garlic Shrimp Salad

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A healthy lunch with added protein.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb shrimp
  • 1 large avocado (diced)
  • 2 tomatoes (cut up)
  • 6 cups romaine lettuce (chopped)
  • 2 cups arugula
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoon mixed dry herbs (rosemary, oregano, thyme, sage)
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 2½ tablespoons balsamic vinaigrette (primal kitchen)
  • 1 tablespoon ghee

Directions

  1. Rinse shrimp and pat dry.
  2. Heat ghee in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Place shrimp into pan and season with mixed herbs, salt, garlic powder, onion powder, and minced garlic.
  4. Sear until both sides are fully cooked.
  5. Take shrimp off the stove place into a mixing bowl.
  6. Add in the lettuce, arugula, tomatoes, and avocado. Toss the salad with the balsamic vinaigrette.
  7. Enjoy!

Grilled Turkey Breast Salad

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

Ingredients

  • 1 lb turkey breasts
  • 1 large avocado (diced)
  • 2 tomatoes (cut up)
  • 6 cups romaine lettuce (chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoon mixed dry herbs (rosemary, oregano, thyme, sage)
  • 2 tablespoons garlic powder
  • 2½ tablespoons balsamic vinaigrette (primal kitchen)
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil

Directions

  1. Rinse turkey breasts and pat dry.
  2. Heat avocado oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Place turkey breasts into pan and season with mixed herbs, salt, and garlic powder.
  4. Sear until both sides are fully cooked.
  5. Take turkey breasts off the stove and cut into pieces. Place into a mixing bowl.
  6. Add in the lettuce, tomatoes, and avocado. Toss the salad with the balsamic vinaigrette.
  7. Enjoy!