When I asked what folks from our Facebook page wanted on our website, recipes came up. There’s only one problem with that. I’m not much of a recipe creator, and when I do create recipes, I usually don’t measure (call me crazy, I know!).
I had this thought that I could link to some recipes that I make from online, then blog about any new ones I make up (links to the blogs provided below). I do have to give a big shout out to Juli of PaleOMG.com. She doesn’t know me from Adam, but her recipes are awesome, and she lives here in Colorado, which makes it even better! Many of these recipes are from her. Think about getting her book, and support a great Paleo chef in the making. OMG That’s Paleo? Anyway, here it goes….
Paleo Breakfasts: In reality, most of my breakfasts are leftover dinners, but sometimes I do make “breakfast foods.”
Chocolate Zucchini Bread Personally I’d add some chocolate chips to it.
Egg Cupcakes: Only made these once so far. Make sure to drain the peppers very well.
Gingerbread Pancakes My recipe is from a cookbook. This one is very close to it.
Banana Pecan Pancakes Similar to the recipe in my cookbook.
Zucchini Pancakes My own invention
Fresh Juice Is juice Paleo? I don’t know, but it doesn’t seem to break any major Paleo rules, and my picky 7 year old will drink it.
Eggs Ok, I scramble eggs and throw pizza seasoning on them. Try it. It’s good. No page link required
I don’t have a lot of lunch recipes. I usually eat leftovers, but here is a lunch idea.
Salads: take a bed of greens (you know, the easy bag o salad is fine), throw some cut-up leftover meat of nearly any kind (roast beef, chicken, pull apart pork), throw it on top of the greens, top with some blackberries or blueberries, and some olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Easy!
Turkey Pear Salad: Great use for leftover turkey.
Carnitas A recipe we invented. The photo is a modified version.
Chris’ All Good Soup Starts with Bacon Soup My hubby’s recipe…. and very yummy!
Stuffed Mushrooms This is one of two recipes that got me to like mushrooms, which I had never liked pre-paleo. When we first made this recipe, we were out of terragon, so threw in some pizza seasoning. I’ve never made it with the terragon, as we loved this version so much. Warning, this is not a quick and easy meal, but worth every second.
Sweet Potato Bisque Very filling, especially good when first starting Paleo.
Rosemary Pecan Salmon My mother-in-law found this recipe. It works well with tilapia, pictured, precooked below. It’s super for a night when you’re a little rushed. It only takes a moment to prepare.
Salmon Cakes I’ve never made the ginger mayo to go with it. We did ours in spicy brown mustard. These are wonderful!
Comfort Chicken An awesome new invention I made up, really hit the comfort food spot while doing AIP.
Turkey Soup My “recipe” that’s not a recipe.
Honey Ginger Apple Shredded Pork This is a newly found recipe for us. Since we discovered it, we’ve been making it once a week! It works great for a large family group or party where some are Paleo and some aren’t. Throw in more meat, buy some kaiser rolls for those non-Paleo folks, and you’re done!
Honey Mustard Pecan Chicken So, so, so easy.
Cinnamon Bacon Sweet Potatoes This works awesome on a camping fire too.
Honey Dill Carrots So easy!
Sweet Potato Fries Similar to my recipe
Roasted Cauliflower Great recipe for those trying to learn to like cauliflower. This is divine!
Garlic Broccoli Cut the broccoli, steam it for 8-10 minutes. Saute in fresh garlic and olive oil.
Sausage stuffing This stuff is crazy good, and I highly recommend it for a replacement for Thanksgiving or Christmas breaded stuffing. I tried to make my traditional stuffing with alternative breads. It sucked. This is awesome. Just make it, and you’ll see. We sometimes make it as a whole meal.
Chocolate Almond Coconut Date Bars Tastes similar to a brownie.
Funky Monkey We personally like the freeze dried cinnamon bananas.
Guacamole It has a tomato, so beware if you don’t tolerate nightshades.
Dehydrated fruit: kiwi is awesome
Jerkey: we make our own in the dehydrator
Paleo Graham Crackers Yes, I made a smore out of them when camping. Yes, they’re awesome. I make them 1-3 times per year, when we do REAL camping.
Walnut Pesto: totally addicting!
Apple Fritters Another PaleOMG recipe. Juli outdid herself on this one. My favorite Paleo dessert.
Applesauce cake Super easy to make and quite yummy. I recommend making it in a glass pan (this is a half recipe in the picture). I made it in a metal pan and the bottom turned gray. No icing needed. Very sweet! There is a key to keeping it from sticking to the pan. Grease the pan with palm shortening (I know, I’m going to rainforest h***). After that, sprinkle with a light dusting of almond flour. Then you’re good to go.
Chocolove Chocolate Bars Yes, they have soy lecithin and sugar, but that’s why I think of them as a delightful Paleo cheat, but not too cheatful! I don’t think that’s a word.
Enjoy Life Chocolate Chips It seems like many of my Paleo cookbooks use this chocolate. It is good, and easily found. I buy it at Target.
Blueberry Crisp Easy to make. Easy to get addicted.
Whoopie Pies Cavan decided we needed to make these one night. Great choice!
Tumeric Milk – Haven’t tried it yet, but tumeric is supposed to be really good for RA. I want to give this a try.