Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Balsamic and Garlic Marinade

This is very simple pork tenderloin marinade and comes together in less than 10 minutes. Ingredients: 3 Tbsp Balsamic 3 Tbsp Olive Oil 1 Tbsp Fresh rosemary 1 Tbsp Dijon 3 cloves finely chopped garlic Pinch of Salt 2-4 turns of fresh ground pepper Cooking Directions: 1. Combine all of the marinade ingredients into a (more…)

The Ultimate Breakfast Sandwich

Breakfast is one of my favorite meals of the day. One of my go-to meals is my Ultimate Breakfast Sandwich, served on avocado toast. It has eggs, bacon, cheese, avocado, lettuce and tomato.

Vegetarian Red Beans and Rice

Red beans and rice is a staple dish in our house. Diane prefers vegetarian so I make the dish so, but add some grilled chicken or shrimp into my bowl for some added protein. Traditional recipes I’ve seen on the inter-webs only use one kind of pepper; green bell pepper. I like robust flavor so (more…)

Fried Rice for Breakfast

One of my new favorite breakfasts is fried rice. We make a pot of rice almost every night with dinner, so I’ve gotten into the habit of using the leftover, day old rice to make fried rice for breakfast. It has vegetables, eggs, pork, rice and a health fat (avocado oil). The great thing is (more…)

Asian Chicken Salad (Paleo)

I was waiting my turn at the deli case the other day and saw an oriental chicken salad that looked really good, but it had those fried crispy noodles. I pulled out my phone and googled a Paleo version of the recipe and thought  I’d  experiment.  I derived it from a few a different Asian Chicken Salad recipes.  I think it turned out really good!

Cashew Coffee Creamer

I’ve made cashew coffee creamer few times, its super easy and tastes delicious! There are recipes out there with and without sweeteners. I’ve tried it both ways and that sweetener is not really needed, but I’ve included it as an optional ingredient.

Egg Muffins

Egg Muffins are my favorite breakfast food. I began making these a few years ago when I started CrossFitting and eating more on the Paleo side. These can be made with a variety of ingredients, so feel free to be creative. Ingredients: Yields a dozen muffins 2.5 – 3  cups broccoli florets (1/2 to 3/4 inch pieces) (more…)

Paleo Almond Muffins

Almond muffins are one of my favorite  Paleo treats to make ahead of time and keep on hand. They are super easy to make and are absolutely delicious. 5 cups almond meal 6 eggs 1/3 – 1/2 cup honey 2 tsp. baking powder 1- 2 tb. vanilla extract Optional Flavor Ideas 1 cup dried cranberries + zest (more…)

Paleo Sheperds Pie

I love shepherd’s pie and I love trying new paleo recipes so I had to give this one a try. My changes to the recipe were adding garlic & broccoli to the mixture and salt & pepper to the topping.