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Paleo Mushroom Mini Quiche Recipe

Serves: 12 Mushroom QUiche

Ingredients:

Pepper to taste
12 cherry tomatoes
4 pieces fried bacon
2 ounces mushrooms
8 eggs
¼ cup fresh chopped herbs

Method:

1. Preheat oven to 350F
2. Grease a 12 cup muffin tray
3. Whisk eggs
4. Chop mushrooms, bacon, tomatoes, season
5. Put a little egg in each muffin cup
6. Sprinkle filling in
7. Top with a little more egg

Cooking Tips:

Cook meat before putting in to mini quiches

Variation:

Add grated carrot, zucchini or shredded spinach to quiches

From the Paleo wannabes…

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Curried Chicken and Vegetable Soup Recipe

Serves: 6Curry Chicken Soup

Ingredients:

1 ½ pints chicken stock
1 tablespoon grated ginger
3 tablespoons salsa
2-3 cups finely chopped vegetables
1 cup shredded, curried chicken
2 minced garlic cloves
½ onion, chopped
1 tablespoon vegetable oil

Method:

1. Saute ginger, garlic, onion in oil in a large skillet
2. Stir in vegetables and chicken, two minutes
3. Stir in stock, salsa and simmer until vegetables are tender
4. Serve hot.

Cooking Tips:

Use leftover chicken

Variation:

Use plain chicken and add 1 tablespoon curry paste and ½ teaspoon honey
Use turkey or duck and use red wine vinegar

Slow cooking is probably easier…

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Crockpot Lean Beef Stew Recipe

Serves: 6Lean Beef Stew

Ingredients:

Pepper and salt to taste
½ teaspoon paprika
½ teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon fresh chopped thyme
1 teaspoon fresh chopped rosemary
1 teaspoon fresh chopped sage
1 ½ pints beef stock
1 pint diced tomatoes
2 chopped bell peppers
2 minced garlic cloves
2 chopped onions
1 pound chopped lean beef

Method:

1. Heat oil in soup pot
2. Brown the beef, remove meat
3. Saute onions, garlic
4. Add peppers and briefly sauté
5. Stir in browned beef, and remaining ingredients
6. Transfer to crock pot and cook 2- 2 ½ hours, until beef is tender

Cooking Tips:

Stir spices and herbs into oil before cooking meat to spread flavor evenly
Cook in a covered dish in the oven on 350F until tender in place of a crock pot

Variation:

Use chicken and chicken stock
Add 2- 3 cups finely diced vegetables

Check out this one with Butternut pumpkin and beef stew…

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Paleo Habanero Chicken Recipe

Serves: 6Habanero Chicken Drums

Ingredients:

2 ½ pounds chicken breast
Pepper and salt
1/3 cup vinegar
1 cup diced tomatoes
2 tablespoons orange juice
1 teaspoon orange zest
2 cloves minced garlic
1 chopped onion
2 tablespoons achiote paste
1 tablespoon habanero sauce

Method:

1. Mix all ingredients together
2. Leave in the refrigerator at least 1 hour
3. Fry in vegetable oil until cooked through and serve hot

Cooking Tips:

Make marinade night before and leave in the refrigerator

Variation:

Cook a whole chicken in broth and use the meat in place of raw chicken breast
Use cooking water to make soup
Omit habanero sauce for child friendly meal

Big meat Habanero chicken recipe…

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Paleo Cranny Scones Recipe

Serves: 16Cranny Scones

Ingredients:

1 tablespoon orange zest
1 teaspoon salt
1 egg
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 tablespoons honey
3 tablespoons shredded coconut
½ cup cranberries
2 cups almond flour

Method:

1. Preheat oven to 375F
2. Blend honey and egg
3. Stir in remaining ingredients
4. Knead briefly and shape into scones
5. Bake on a floured or greased tray about ten minutes or until cooked through
6. Cool on a rack

Cooking Tips:

Make scones about ½ inch thick

Variation:

Use chopped dates, dried apricots or sultanas
Replace coconut with coconut flour, add 1/3 cup chopped fresh herbs and omit zest

Not quite Paleo but looks delicious…

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Paleo Garlic Mint Zucchini Recipe

Serves: 2Garlic Mint Zucchinni

Ingredients:

Pepper and salt to taste
2 tablespoons fresh chopped mint
Zest and juice of half a lemon
2 minced garlic cloves
1 tablespoon cooking oil
2 large zucchinis, sliced

Method:

1. Heat oil in a skillet
2. Lightly brown zucchini
3. Stir in ingredients except mint and cook two minutes
4. Stir in mint and cook two minutes
5. Serve hot with favorite meat dish

Cooking Tips:

Use one large marrow

Variation:

Coat zucchini in spices and oil and grill, turning to cook through
Use rosemary, sage, thyme or oregano in place of mint

Flare it up with a pizza…

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Paleo Garlic Grilled Mushrooms Recipe

Serves: 2

Grilled Garlic Mushrooms Ingredients:

2 tablespoon oil
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
1 teaspoon paprika
½ teaspoon crushed coriander seeds
½ teaspoon onion powder
½ teaspoon garlic powder
3 minced garlic cloves
12 button mushrooms

Method:

1. Heat oil in a skillet
2. Stir in spices and garlic
3. When lightly brown, stir in vinegar and simmer one minute

Cooking Tip:

Don’t wash mushrooms, wipe them with a damp cloth
Store mushrooms in a brown paper bag

Variation:

Add finely diced onion and bacon
Add diced scallops

Take advantage of your BBQ, check out this veideo below…

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Paleo Sea Stuffed Eggplant Recipe

Serves : 4Stuffed Eggplant

Ingredients:

3 tablespoons oil
1 beaten egg
1 tablespoon fish sauce
2 tablespoon red curry paste
¼ cup chopped cilantro
½ cup chopped spring onions
4 minced garlic cloves
1 tablespoon grated ginger
1 diced bell pepper
12 ounces peeled raw shrimp
1 large eggplant

Method:

1. Preheat oven to 400F.
2. Cut the eggplant in half lengthwise, score the cut surface,
3. Brush all sides with oil
4. Bake skin up about 15 minutes
5. Turn and cook until tender
6. Remove and leave to cool
7. Scoop out flesh and dice
8. Fry in oil on medium heat
9. Stir in pepper, garlic and ginger
10. Stir in cilantro and onions, lightly cook
11. Transfer to a bowl
12. Stir in curry, sauce, egg and shrimp
13. Spoon mixture into eggplant boats
14. Bake at 350F until filling is set
15. Garnish with cilantro

Cooking Tips:

Be careful when scooping out cooked eggplant, not to pierce the skin

Variation:

Replace shrimp with chopped shellfish or sausage/salami
Use browned pork and add some fresh chopped rosemary

Check out this other great Stuffed Eggplant recipe –

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Paleo Lemon Vinaigrette Recipe

Serves: ½ cup

Ingredients:

Pepper and salt to taste
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon lemon zest
2 tablespoons vinegar
½ cup virgin olive oil

Method:

1. Place all ingredients in a glass jar with well-fitting lid
2. Shake well to combine
3. Use as salad dressing

Cooking Tips:

Use fresh or store up to 1 week in the refrigerator, shake well before use

Variation:

Add a minced garlic clove or a little cumin

Another recipe that is delicious is below…

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Paleo Carrot and Banana Muffins Recipe

Serves: 12Carrot Muffins

Ingredients:

¾ cup chopped nuts
1 ½ cups shredded carrot
¼ cup melted coconut oil
1 teaspoon vinegar
3 eggs
3 ripe bananas
1 cup pitted dates
1 tablespoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons baking soda
2 cups almond flour

Method:

1. Preheat oven to 350F
2. Line a muffin tray with paper cups
3. Blend oil, vinegar, eggs, bananas and dates in a food processor
4. Pulse in dry ingredients until just mixed
5. Fold in carrots and nuts.
6. Spoon into prepared tray
7. Bake about 25 minutes
8. Cool on a tray

Cooking Tips:

Bake in the middle of the oven to prevent bottom burning
Use macadamia nuts, walnuts, or pecans

Variation:

Use zucchini in place of carrot
Cranberries or chopped apricot in place of dates

Amazing carrot muffins…

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