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!

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!

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!