Cajun Seasoning

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

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!

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!

Crispy Chicken Wings

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A healthy and flavorful way to enjoy your wings.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb chicken wings 
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • teaspoons onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. Preheat your air fryer.
  2. Wash and pat dry the wings.
  3. Season with all of the ingredients.
  4. Place into the air fryer for 20 minutes on 350F (180 C).
  5. Eat on its own or accompany with your favorite sauce.
  6. Enjoy!

Homemade Ketchup

  • Servings: 1.5 cups
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A quick and easy condiment.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup napolitana sauce (kirkland)
  • ¾ cup tomato puree
  • ¾ cup water
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 5 tablespoons coconut aminos
  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt 

Directions

  1. Heat a saucepan over low heat.
  2. Add in all the ingredients and stir well.
  3. Simmer until slightly reduced, about 20-30 minutes.
  4. Take off the stove and let it cool down.
  5. Transfer to a jar and refrigerate.
  6. Enjoy!

Oven-Baked Fries

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A healthy alternative for a popular side.

Ingredients

  • 2 large potatoes (peeled)
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425F (220C). Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Cut the potatoes into ½ inch fries.
  3. Pat them dry on all sides with paper towels to absorb as much moisture as possible.
  4. Put the fries in a large bowl and toss evenly with the oil, salt, and onion powder.
  5. Place the fries on the baking sheet.
  6. Make sure they have least ½ inch of space between each one. This ensures crispier fries!
  7. Bake for 20 minutes, then take them out so you can turn them over.
  8. Lower the heat to 400F (200C) and continue to bake another 20 minutes or until golden brown and crispy.
  9. Accompanies well with homemade ketchup or onion dip.
  10. Enjoy!

Onion Dip

  • Servings: 2 cups
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A flavorful dip perfect as a side.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cashews (soaked overnight)
  • 3 tablespoons lemon (juiced)
  • 1 cup coconut cream
  • 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
  • ½ cup homemade mayo
  • 3 tablespoons onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon chives (chopped)

Directions

  1. Combine  the cashews, lemon juice, apple cider vinegar, and cup coconut cream in a high-speed blender.
  2. Blend until very smooth.
  3. Add more lemon juice or apple cider vinegar, as desired, to mimic the taste of sour cream.
  4. Add the mayonnaise, onion powder, garlic powder, and salt. Blend until fully combined.
  5. Place into refrigerator for at least one hour to chill.
  6. Top with chives and serve with oven-baked fries.
  7. Enjoy!

Teriyaki Chicken Salad

  • Servings: 6
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★
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A delightful salad full of crunch and flavor.

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs chicken thighs (boneless, skinless)
  • 2 cups slaw mix
  • 1 cup purple cabbage (shredded)
  • ¼ cup cilantro (chopped)
  • 1 bunch scallions (thinly sliced)
  • ¾ teaspoon onion powder
  • ¾ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil
  • ¾ cup cashews (raw)
  • 2 tablespoons teriyaki sauce (primal kitchen)

Directions

  1. Combine the slaw mix, cabbage, scallions, cashews, and cilantro in a large mixing bowl. Set aside.
  2. Heat avocado oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Rinse and pat dry the chicken. Season with the onion powder and garlic powder. Add to the skillet.
  4. Cook fully through until you get a nice golden brown crust on both sides.
  5. Remove the chicken and let it cool for 1-2 minutes on a cutting board.
  6. Cut the chicken into cubes. Place the chicken pieces onto the salad.
  7. Add in the dressing and toss the entire salad.
  8. 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!

Shrimp Ceviche

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A fresh and tasty dish with a full hit of citrus.

Ingredients

  • 1lb peeled shrimp
  • 2 tomato
  • 1 onion
  • 4 tablespoons cilantro
  • 2 lime (juiced)
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon ghee
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder

Directions

  1. Heat ghee in a skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add in shrimp and season with garlic and onion powder.
  3. Continue cooking until ready. Place on a dish and let shrimp cool off.
  4. Meanwhile dice the tomato, onion, and cilantro and place into a mixing bowl.
  5. Cut shrimp into thirds and add into the mixing bowl. Add in salt and lime juice.
  6. Mix thoroughly until everything is blended well. Add extra seasoning according to preference.
  7. Accompany with Salmon Sashimi.
  8. Enjoy!