dinner

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Cranberry Butter Sauce

Ingredients 4 lbs. Brussels sprouts, halved 6 Tbsp. olive oil Celtic sea salt and pepper 3 cups fresh cranberries 3-4 Tbsp. pure maple syrup or honey 1 Tbsp. grated ginger 1 ½ teaspoon orange zest (could also use splash of orange juice) 2 sticks butter 2 Tbsp. chopped shallots or leeks ½ teaspoon fresh thyme…
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Curry Chicken and Sweet Potatoes

Ingredients 8 chicken thighs (can use boneless, bone-in, skin-on or skinless) 3 medium sweet potatoes 1 medium onion 4 cloves garlic 1 Tbsp. yellow curry powder 1 Tbsp. smoked paprika 1 Tbsp. turmeric powder 1 teaspoon Celtic sea salt 1 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper 2 Tbsp. bacon fat, lard, avocado oil or refined coconut…
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Butter Chili Lime Chicken

Ingredients 1 whole, pasture-raised chicken 4 Tbsp. grass-fed butter 1 lime or ½ lemon 1 teaspoon chili powder ½ teaspoon garlic powder ½ teaspoon onion powder ⅛ teaspoon cayenne powder Celtic sea salt and fresh ground pepper to taste Instructions Preheat oven to 425°F. Pat butter on outside of chicken, underneath breast skin and inside…
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Asian Cauliflower Fried Rice

Ingredients 1 small head cauliflower, separated in florets or 16 oz. riced cauliflower 3 bacon slices, cut into small pieces 2 large eggs Celtic Sea salt Freshly ground black pepper 1 small onion, minced 4 oz. crimini mushrooms, stemmed and thinly sliced 1-inch ginger knob, peeled and grated with a microplaner 2 T. coconut aminos…
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One Pan Autumn Chicken Dinner

Ingredients 5 (6 – 7 oz) bone-in, skin on, chicken thighs 4 T. olive oil 1 ½ T. red wine vinegar 3 cloves garlic, minced (approx. 1 T.) 1 T. each – fresh thyme, sage and rosemary, minced Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 large sweet potato (about 16 oz), chopped into ¾-inch cubes…
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Spaghetti Squash Pad Thai

Ingredients PAD THAI 1 large spaghetti squash (approx. 5 cups after roasting) 1 T. and 2 teaspoons olive or avocado oil 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breast Sea salt and ground pepper ½ teaspoon chopped ginger ½ cup chopped yellow onion 1 sliced red bell pepper 1 cup matchstick carrots green onions, fresh cilantro and…
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Asian Paleo Short Ribs

*Best if prepared in the morning to enjoy the delicious aroma and subsequent flavor of your nighttime meal. Ingredients ½ yellow onion, chopped 3 carrots, peeled and chopped 2 stalks celery, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 lemongrass stalk, trimmed, tough outer layers removed, thinly sliced 1 tsp. fresh ginger, finely grated 2 lbs. bone-in…
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Paleo Cauliflower Rice

Ingredients 1 large head cauliflower, cut into large chunks 2 T extra-virgin olive oil Paleo Caesar dressing, such as Primal Kitchen brand 1 pinch salt and ground black pepper, to taste   Instructions Place cauliflower chunks in a food processor and pulse until broken down into rice-size pieces. Heat olive oil in a skillet over…
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Orange Balsamic Chicken

Ingredients 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon black pepper 2 T butter ¼ cup balsamic vinegar ¼ cup of orange juice 1 orange, cut into wedges ½ to 1 cup of chicken stock ¼ cup finely diced green onions   Instructions Preheat oven to 450°F. Season chicken with salt and…
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Seared Scallops with Arugula Pesto

Ingredients 4 cups packed arugula 3 T toasted pine nuts, plus additional for garnish 1 clove garlic 1 T lemon juice 3 T grated Parmesan cheese ¼ cup olive oil Salt and pepper, to taste 1-pound scallops 1 T grapeseed oil 1 T unsalted butter   Instructions Place arugula, pine nuts, garlic, lemon juice, and…
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