breakfast

Paleo Egg Muffins

Ingredients 6 large eggs 6 slices bacon, cooked and chopped ½ cup red bell pepper, diced 1/8 cup water Fresh chives, for garnishing Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper   Instructions 1.    Preheat oven to 350F. 2.    Grease muffin tin with melted cooking fat (allow for 6 muffins). 3.    Beat the eggs in a bowl and add…
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Zucchini Cakes

Ingredients  2 medium zucchini 1 teaspoon salt 2 green onions, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 egg ½ cup almond flour (optional) ½ teaspoon baking powder Coconut oil or clarified butter, for cooking   Instructions 1.    Begin by using a large-scale grater to grate your zucchini. You want to avoid creating small, thin strands, as the…
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Avocado, Kale, Pineapple, and Coconut Smoothie

Ingredients ½ ripe avocado, pitted, peeled ½ cup coarsely chopped Tuscan kale ½ cup frozen pineapple chunks ¼ cup coarsely chopped coconut meat 1 cup coconut water or iced green tea 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice Matcha green tea 1 Tbsp. light, organic agave nectar or honey Pinch Celtic sea salt   Instructions 1. Using…
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Berry, Beet, Mint, Lime, and Chia Seed Smoothie

Ingredients ¾ cup almond milk ¾ cup frozen blackberries and/or blueberries ¼ cup grated beet ¼ cup mint leaves 2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice 1 Tbsp. ground chia seeds 1 Tbsp. honey Pinch of kosher salt   Instructions 1. In a high-speed blender, purée almond milk, blackberries, beet, mint, lime juice, chia seeds, honey, salt,…
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Almond, Kale, and Banana Smoothie

Ingredients ½ orange, peeled 2 Medjool dates, pitted ¼ cup almonds 1 banana, peeled, cut into 1-inch pieces 2 cups torn kale leaves ¼ cup unsweetened almond milk or coconut water   Instructions 1. Blend orange, dates, almonds, and 3 Tbsp. water in a blender on low speed, or until almonds are finely ground. 2. Increase…
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Spinach Avocado Smoothie with Grapefruit

Ingredients ¾ cup frozen peeled ruby red grapefruit or orange segments 1 cup baby spinach ¼ medium avocado 2 scoops unflavored whey protein powder ¾ cup green tea, chilled 1 teaspoon honey (optional)   Instructions Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Enjoy! Serves 1   Inspired by www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/spinach-avocado-smoothie-with-grapefruit-51257350
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Sweet Potato Breakfast Bowl

Ingredients 1 large sweet potato 1 Tbsp. olive oil 3 Tbsp. almond butter 2 Tbsp. almond milk Instructions Cut sweet potato, drizzle with olive oil and cook for 35 minutes on 400°F In a food processor or blender, combine all ingredients and blend until smooth. Top with pecans, almonds, blueberries, coconut milk, cinnamon or any…
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Chia Seed Oatmeal

Ingredients 1 cup almond milk 1 T. chia seeds 2 T. coconut flour 1 T. hemp seeds (optional) 2 teaspoons raw honey or to taste Toppings (optional) Fresh berries Goji berries Instructions 1. In a large jar, combine chia seeds, coconut flour and hemp seeds (if using). 2. Add almond milk and honey, stirring to…
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Baked Eggs with Asparagus and Mushrooms

Ingredients 2 T. butter, plus additional for dishes 6 spears asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces 1 teaspoon chopped fresh chives 4 large eggs ½ cup sliced mushrooms 1 clove garlic, minced 1 ½ ounces soft-ripened cheese (such as Camembert, cubed) Salt and pepper, to taste Crusty bread, for serving (optional) Instructions 1. Preheat…
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Paleo Zucchini Fritters

*Delicious to serve with eggs for breakfast or as a side-dish topped with lemony-mayo. Ingredients 4 large zucchini, grated  1 tsp salt  1 egg, beaten  1/2 tsp pepper  1/2 tsp baking soda  1/4 tsp chili powder  1/4 cup coconut flour Coconut oil, for cooking  Instructions Place the shredded zucchini in a colander and sprinkle with…
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