Tropical Steak Bowl

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★
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A sweet and savory dish.

Ingredients

Steak

  • 1 lb steak (flank or strip)
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 lime (juiced)
  • 2 teaspoons avocado oil

Rice

  • 1½ cups cauliflower rice
  • 1 tablespoon ghee
  • 1 tablespoon coconut amino sauce
  • 1 tablespoon garlic clove (minced)
  • ½ lime (juiced)
  • ½ teaspoon salt

Mango Salsa

Directions

  1. Season the steak with salt, pepper, and garlic powder; put into a bowl.
  2. Add in the lime juice; turn to coat. Set aside to marinade for 30 minutes.
  3. Place the ghee and cauliflower rice in a saucepan over medium heat.
  4. Add in the coconut amino, garlic, salt, and lime juice.
  5. Cook until nearly done. Set aside when fully cooked.
  6. Heat avocado oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Once hot, add in the steak.
  7. Sear without moving. Cook for about 3-4 minutes on each side.
  8. Transfer to a cutting board and let it rest for 5 minutes. Slice the steak against the grain.
  9. Spoon the cauliflower rice into serving bowls and top with steak. Add in the mango salsa.
  10. Enjoy!

Pomegranate Salsa

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

Ingredients

  • 1 cup pomegranate seeds
  • 2 tomato
  • 1 onion
  • 4 tablespoons cilantro
  • 1 lime (juiced)

Directions

  1. Dice the tomato, onion, and cilantro.
  2. Place into a bowl, mix thoroughly until everything is blended well.
  3. Add in pomegranate seeds and lime juice.
  4. Continue mixing and serve onto a plate.
  5. Enjoy!

Chicken Burrito Bowl

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A healthy and filling meal full of protein.

Ingredients

Chicken

  • 1 lb chicken (breast or thigh)
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1½ tablespoons coco aminos original seasoning sauce and marinade (big tree farms)
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons avocado oil

Rice

  • 1½ cups cauliflower rice
  • 1 tablespoon coconut aminos garlic sauce (coconut secret)
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • ½ lime (juiced)
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil

Guacamole

Pico De Gallo

  • 1 tomato (diced)
  • ½ onion (diced)
  • 1 tablespoons cilantro (chopped)
  • ½ lime (juiced)

Directions

  1. Season chicken with the dry ingredients and put into a bowl.
  2. Add in the seasoning sauce and let it marinade for several minutes.
  3. Heat avocado oil in a saucepan over medium heat.
  4. Add in the cauliflower rice and the remaining ingredients for the rice.
  5. Cook fully through, making sure the rice is evenly seasoned. Once cooked, set aside.
  6. Heat the avocado oil and sesame oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  7. Once hot, add in the chicken. Cook fully through on all sides.
  8. Transfer to a cutting board and let it rest for 5 minutes. Dice the chicken into small cubes.
  9. Spoon the cauliflower rice into serving bowls and top with the chicken.
  10. Add in the pico de gallo and top with half the guacamole per bowl.
  11. Garnish with cilantro or parsley if desired. Accompany with your favorite salsa.
  12. 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!

Baja Breakfast Tacos

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A fresh and colorful breakfast dish.

Ingredients

  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 1 avocado
  • ½ onion
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • ½ lime (juiced)
  • 6 corn tortillas (gluten free)

Directions

  1. Dice the tomatoes and onion. Roughly chop the cilantro.
  2. Place the mixture into a bowl and add the lime. Mix all together.
  3. Heat the avocado oil in a pan over medium heat.
  4. Add the eggs to the hot pan and cook fully through. Place the cooked eggs aside.
  5. Add the tortillas to the pan and heat up both sides.
  6. Place the tortillas onto a plate. Divide the egg onto each tortilla evenly.
  7. Top with the pico de gallo. Slice the avocado and place on top.
  8. 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!

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!

Baja Scrambled Eggs

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A fresh and colorful breakfast dish.

Ingredients

  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 1 avocado
  • ½ onion
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • ½ lime (juiced)

Directions

  1. Dice the tomatoes and onion. Roughly chop the cilantro.
  2. Place the mixture into a bowl and add the lime. Mix all together.
  3. Heat the avocado oil in a pan over medium heat.
  4. Add the eggs to the hot pan. Scramble and cook fully through.
  5. Place the eggs on a plate and top with the pico de gallo.
  6. Slice the avocado and place on the side.
  7. Enjoy!

Shirazi Salad

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A popular Persian colorful and refreshing salad.

Ingredients

  • 3 tomatoes (diced)
  • ½ large onion (diced)
  • 1 cucumber (diced)
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 lemon (juiced)
  • 2 tablespoons mint (dried)

Directions

  1. Place the tomatoes, onion, and cucumber in a bowl. Add in the olive oil, and lemon juice.
  2. Top with the dried mint.
  3. Mix well so entire salad is seasoned evenly.
  4. Place into the refrigerator for 30 minutes prior to serving.
  5. Can be eaten on its own or as a side to accompany your favorite entree.
  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!