5 Ingredient Breakfast Stuffed Acorn Squash

Ingredients ¾ lb breakfast sausage 1 acorn squash, cut in half, seeds removed 2 eggs ½ yellow onion, diced 1 garlic clove, minced salt and pepper, to taste   Instructions Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Place acorn squash cut-side down onto baking sheet Bake for 20-25 minutes or until acorn squash is soft when you press on the…
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Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Ingredients ½  cup canned or freshly-cooked pumpkin 1 cup almond milk 1 medium banana, frozen (if you have a fresh banana, just add 1 cup of ice) 1 Tbsp. honey ¼ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice optional whipped cream topping   Instructions Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Top with whipped cream if desired. Enjoy! Serves 2   Inspired by:…
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Bacon and Thyme Mashed Cauliflower

Ingredients 2 lbs. cauliflower florets 2 cloves garlic 6 slices bacon 2 Tbsp. ghee or grass-fed butter 1 teaspoon chopped thyme Instructions Bring a large pot of water to boil and steam cauliflower florets and garlic cloves until tender. Meanwhile, cook 6 slices of bacon to desired crispness. Once cooked, remove bacon and pulse in a food processor or blender until small bits are…
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Apple Cider Chicken Skillet

Ingredients 2 ½ – 3 lbs chicken thighs (with bones and skin on) 1 cup apple cider 1 Tbsp. dijon mustard (grainy kind) 4-5 sprigs of rosemary 2 carrots, chopped 1 small sweet potato, cubed 1 small apple, sliced  2 Tbsp. olive oil Salt pepper to taste Instructions Preheat the oven to 425 F. In…
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Pumpkin, Feta and Spinach Salad

Ingredients ½ butternut or kent pumpkin, cut into small cubes ¼ cup cubed feta 2 cups fresh spinach leaves 1 Tbsp. whole flax seeds ½  lemon sea salt + black pepper to taste 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 2 soft-boiled eggs (optional) Instructions Preheat oven to 200°C. Place pumpkin on parchment paper-lined baking tray…
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Paleo Butternut Squash Soup

Ingredients 1 medium butternut squash (2- 2.5lbs), peeled, seeded, and chopped into 2-inch chunks 3 Tbsp. coconut oil melted 2 cups white onion, roughly chopped ½  Tbsp. garlic, diced 4 cups chicken broth  1 teaspoon salt 2 ½ teaspoon yellow curry powder ¾  cup coconut milk cilantro for garnish Instructions Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Combine butternut squash with 2 Tbsp. of melted coconut oil and toss until coated. Spread the…
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Asian Paleo Short Ribs

Ingredients 2 lbs. bone-in short ribs Salt and pepper ½ yellow onion, chopped 3 carrots, peeled and chopped 2 stalks celery, chopped 1 lemongrass stalk, trimmed, tough outer layers removed, thinly sliced 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, finely grated 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil ½ cup beef broth ¼ cup coconut…
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Cod Lettuce Wraps

Ingredients 2 lbs. cod 2 Tbsp. almond flour or gluten-free all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon cajun seasoning 1 Tbsp. olive oil or avocado oil 1 head butter lettuce, separated ½ red onion, sliced 1/3 cup grape tomatoes, sliced 1 avocado, sliced 1 Tbsp. cilantro, chopped   For the sauce: 1 avocado Juice of ½ lime 2 Tbsp. olive oil Pinch of salt   Instructions Start by making the sauce: add all ingredients to a blender or food…
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Sugar Snap Peas with Bacon and Mint

Ingredients 4 strips bacon, chopped 1 lb sugar snap peas or snow peas ½ teaspoon sea or kosher salt 1 teaspoon cracked black pepper ¼ cup chopped fresh mint 1 Tbsp. lemon juice 1 Tbsp. lemon zest   Instructions Heat a cast-iron skillet over high heat. Add the chopped bacon and cook, stirring occasionally, until the bacon is crisp, about 6-7 minutes. Pour out all but one tablespoon of bacon…
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Paleo Peach Coconut Smoothie

Ingredients  1 cup coconut milk, chilled 1 cup ice 2 fresh peaches peeled and cut into chunks Lemon zest to taste   Instructions Add coconut milk, ice, and peaches to Vitamix or high-speed blender. Using a microplane, add a few gratings of fresh lemon zest to taste. Blend on high speed until smooth. Enjoy   Serves 3 Inspired by: https://cookeatpaleo.com/paleo-peach-coconut-smoothie/
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