Recipes

Many of these recipes are found on other sites, sometimes slightly modified to our taste, sometimes made the same. I always link back to the original source where I found the recipe to give credit and to allow readers to see another way to make the dish if it is not an original creation.

The recipes below are generally not conventional or typical recipes. Don and I strive for an 80/20 approach to our food, as suggested by Mark Sisson in The Primal Blueprint. For us that means we try to eat natural, whole foods as much as possible, while also limiting the processed foods as much as possible. We are far from perfect. You will also probably find that I use the terms paleo and primal loosely; I do not believe in strict definitions of either word. Our philosophy regarding food and nutrition is ever-changing and constantly growing. In my posts you’ll see us experimenting with new foods we’ve never tried before, preparations that may be new to us, and enjoying some good eats. I hope you see something that inspires you.

Enjoy!

Breakfast
Acorn Squash Breakfast Bowl
Almond Flour Pancakes
Avocado Deviled Eggs with Bacon
Banana Bread French Toast
Banana Pear and Cinnamon Waffles
Breakfast Casserole
Green Smoothie
Primal Biscuits and Gravy

Paleo Pumpkin Pancakes
Pumpkin Walnut Muffins
Scotch Eggs
Scrambled Eggs with Straweberries
Spam Sandwich with a Hawaiian Flair
Sweet Potato Hash Browns

ENTREES

Asian
Pork Chop Stir Fry

Beef
Almond Butter Meatballs
Chili with beef, wild hog, and bacon
Curried Meatballs
Baked Butternut Lasagna
Beef Rouladen (or as we like to call it Meat Log)
Beef Rouladen with Chicken and Sausage (aka another meatlog)
Make Your Own Burgers (with venison but also good for beef)
Meatballs – yet another way 🙂
No Bean Chili
Pot Roast – In the Crock Pot
Stew with Almond Flour Dumplings

Italian
Baked Spaghetti Squash Casserole
Eggplant Lasagna
No Noodle Lasagna
Spaghetti Squash with meat sauce
Pizza 1 – eggplant crust
Pizza 2 – coconut flour crust
Unconventional Chicken Parmesan

Pork
Bacon Bits – tip for chopping without the mess
Chili with beef, wild hog, and bacon
Cream Cheese and Jalapeno Stuffed Pork Tenderloin
Easy Crock Pot Chili with Venison and Pork
Mushroom Gravy Smothered Pork over Spaghetti Squash
Pork Chop Stir Fry
Pork Ribs – mouthwatering, fall off the bone ribs
Pulled Pork with Persimmons
Sausage and Sauerkraut Soup
Split Pea Soup with Ham Hock
Split Pea Soup with SPAM
Sweet and Spicy Pulled Pork

Poultry
Broccoli and Mushroom Chicken Soup
Chicken Casserole with a Paleo Pumpkin Twist
Chicken Chimichurri
Chicken Salad
Chicken Soup – with creamed cauliflower, onions, and artichoke
Chicken Soup-Stew in the Crock Pot
Chicken Taquitos (can be made with beef or pork easily too)
Chicken-Turkey Rouladen (aka meat log with chicken and turkey)
Chicken and Water Chestnuts Over Rice (Cauliflower Rice)
Creamy Cauliflower, Onion, Mushroom, and Chicken Soup
Creamy Chicken Casserole
Mexican Chicken Stew (or Chili)
Spicy Turkey Meatloaf
Tomato and Cilantro Turkey Soup
Unconventional Chicken Parmesan

Rabbit
Italian Braised Leg of Rabbit
Rabbit Roast
Rabbit Stew

Seafood
Seafood Patties
Spicy Seafood Balls
Steamed Lemon Pepper Fish Filet

Venison
Easy Crock Pot Chili with Venison and Pork
Make Your Own Burgers (with venison but also good for beef)
Spicy Paleo Meatloaf, with venison
Spicy Venison-Bacon Meatloaf
Spicy Venison, Sausage, and Bacon Meatloaf
Stuff Bell Peppers
Venison Bacon Burgers

Salads, Soups, and Side Dishes
Apple-Celery Salad
Avocado Deviled Eggs with Bacon
Brussels Sprouts Salad (with Cranberries, Walnuts, and Bacon)
Butternut Mash
Butternut Mash with Bacon
Butternut Mash with Cinnamon
Butternut Mash with Sweet Potato – Faux Loaded Baked Potato Mash
Cauliflower Rice
Cauliflower Avocado Soup
Cauliflower Soup – sweet and spicy
Chicken Salad
Chicken Salad on Greens with Pomegranate Seed Garnish
Chicken Salad with Walnuts
Coleslaw with Bacon and Broccoli
Coleslaw with Cilantro-Basalmic Dressing
Creamy Broccoli Soup
Fried Green Tomatoes
Fruity Salad-Slaw
Gluten-Free Dumplings for Stew or Soup
Green Bean Casserole with Onions and Bacon
Grilled Butternut Squash
Grilled Watermelon Salad
Hard Boiled Eggs
Hot Peach Butter
Fresh Jicama Salad
Mashed Squash 1
Mashed Squash 2 – with a few new additions
Mashed Turnips
Nutty Noodle Salad
Parmesan Crusted Eggplant
Red Cabbage and Onions (Spicy)
Roasted Butternut Squash
Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Chicken
Shrimp Salad
Squash and Zucchini Casserole
Spicy Avocado Egg Salad
Spicy Cauliflower Mash
Spicy Cucumber Salad
Spicy Stovetop Green Bean Casserole
Spicy pico de gallo
Sweet Potato and Cauliflower Rice Pilaf with Bacon
Twisted Cranberry Sauce
Watermelon and Cucumber Mint Salad
Yellow Summer Squash Soup

Smoothies – Juices
Apple, Avocado, and Spinach Green Smoothie
Banana and Nut Butter Green Smoothie
Creamy Green Apple Smoothie
Leafy Green Juice
Strawberry-Pineapple Green Smoothie

Snacks and Other Things
Almond Coconut Snack Bar (like a granola bar)
Cucumber Relish Sweetened with Honey
Gluten-Free Dumplings for Stew or Soup
Homemade Bone Broth
Homemade Jerky
Meat Rub
Okra – How To Blanch and Freeze
Pecan Coconut Butter
Pepper Jelly – Strawberry/Blackberry with Habaneros
Pepper Jelly – Basil and Banana Peppers
Pickled Veggies
Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato Sauce
Spiced Pumpkin Milk
Sweet Potato Chips
Taco Seasoning

Sweets and Treats
Almond Butter Bacon Cookies
Almond Coconut Fudge
Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies
Banana Bread – ok
Banana Bread – much better
Banana Treat – Frozen, with almond butter and bacon
Banana Treats – Take 2
Cakes (mini) in a Cup
Coconut Macadamia Bark
Coconut Macadamia Cookies
Cranberry-Apple Pie – BEST PIE EVER!
Dark Chocolate Avocado Brownies and Chocolate-Avocado Frosting
Hot Peach Butter
Maple Banana Spice Cake
Peanut Butter Fudge sweetened with Honey
Pear and Nutmeg Muffins
Pecan Coconut Butter
Sauerkraut Brownies
Sweet and Spicy Cashews

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