Lemon-Garlic Shrimp

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
  • Print

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!

Grilled Chicken Salad

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
  • Print

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!

Cajun Seasoning

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
  • Print

A homemade seasoning with a kick.

Ingredients

  • 1½ tablespoons paprika

  • 1½ tablespoons garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon dry mixed herbs (basil, thyme, oregano, marjoram)
  • 1½ teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  1. Mix all the spices and herbs in a bowl.
  2. Store in a sealed jar.
  3. Enjoy!

BBQ Pork Loins

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
  • Print

A flavorful and filly dinner entree.

Ingredients

  • 2 pork loins
  • ½ cup coconut aminos bbq sauce
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon dry mixed herbs (rosemary, thyme, oregano)

Directions

  1. Rinse and pat dry the pork loins. Set aside.
  2. Combine the bbq sauce, garlic powder and mixed herbs in a bowl.
  3. Add in the pork loins and coat fully. Let it marinade for at least 15 minutes.
  4. Once it has marinated, heat avocado oil in a pan over medium-high heat.
  5. Add the pork loins to the pan and cook fully through.
  6. Accompany with rosemary potatoes.
  7. Enjoy!

Spiced Pork Chops

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
  • Print

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!

Creamy Mushroom Chicken

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: medium
  • Rating: ★★★★
  • Print

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!

Roast Chicken Thighs

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
  • Print

Tender chicken with a hint of citrus.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb chicken thighs (boneless and skinless)
  • 3 tablespoons dry mixed herbs (basil, thyme, oregano, rosemary)
  • 2 tablespoons garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons lime (juiced)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 F (220 C).
  2. In a small bowl mix together all the dry ingredients.
  3. Dip the chicken piece by piece into the mixture then place onto a baking sheet.
  4. Spread the chicken out on the baking sheet and pour lime juice on top.
  5. Bake for 25 minutes.
  6. Accompany with Rosemary Potatoes.
  7. Enjoy!

Herb Crusted Salmon

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
  • Print

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!