Lunchtime either means making a pit stop from work to catch something to eat, or you have a decent lunch hour. Preferably make this the day before since the cook time is around 30 minutes. A lovely chipotle chicken lettuce wrap that will rejuvenate and add a bit of spice to your lunch!
Heat your preferred oil (olive or coconut) in a frying pan and quickly place the chicken pieces in. Cook the chicken strips until golden.
Using the same frying pan, after the chicken is done. Add more oil and sautée the onion until soft.
Then add in tomatoes, brown sugar, cumin, and chipotle peppers to simmer for 15-20 minutes. Or until the tomato sauce begins to thicken.
Place the chicken back into the frying pan with everything. Cook for 5 minutes.
Take your lettuce, avocado, and remaining cherry tomatoes to start arranging an open lettuce wrap. Once the lettuce is placed on the plate, place the chicken chipotle mixture on the lettuce. Then place the avocado and tomatoes on top. With a spritz of lemon.
Brownies may be the one dessert everyone loves to a point. Now with an added kick of espresso and a sweet fruity touch with the added blueberries. What’s not to love? These brownies bring out a whole new meaning to energized, chocolate goodness and fresh.
Gather a few friends and family members that will want to make this recipe with you. Enjoy your time together and enjoy this healthy dessert!
Needing a protein boost in the morning, or looking to have well-rounded muffins that have everything in them? This little recipe will help fuel your body, mind, and soul for those days we really don’t want to get out of bed.
This recipe also allows for over ingredients to be placed within, like bell peppers or another kind of meat.
For those avocado lovers out there! This dish is not only easy to prep (with a maximum of 5 minutes) and a total of 10 minutes to make! With the added protein and the sweet yet, smooth taste of the avocado, you’ll be making this recipe more often than not.
Even though these Cinnamon Maca Bites are in the dessert section of Paleo Living, these bites pack a punch. Since Keto has become interlaced with Paleo, these two various healthy avenues seem to compliment each other. By cutting out the sugar, you’ll receive a healthy dose of protein.
The Cinnamon Maca Bites are filled with nutrient-rich fats and protein. Meaning one bite could fill you up. Consider these little bundles of joy to help boost your day. Every now and then, especially during the holidays, we need a pick me up snack. Instead of reaching for chips, reach for a bite!
Imagine these Cinnamon Maca Bites would be great with a cup of green tea! Another added note, this is a Ketogenic, sugar-free recipe!
By the way, this mini recipe can jumpstart the Ketosis diet!
What’re the Christmas holidays without some Apple Cider? This age-old hot beverage has been used throughout time to warm the mind, body, and soul. This quick Paleo recipe allows anyone that’s looking to keep it a little healthy around the holidays. Or if someone just wants to add a little spice to their table.
A Peppermint Mocha on a chilly Winter day sounds completely divine! Now after all the cooking and baking for the holidays is coming to an end. Being able to make one of your favorite hot beverages is ideal and refreshing. Give this recipe a try and even add some spices to dress up this Peppermint Mocha. Try and relax a little with this heavenly creation.
While this group of Pumpkin Seed Vanilla Clusters may not look like much, they do serve a vital purpose. While searching out various seeds that were high in Zinc (the one vitamin that is required throughout this flu season) to ensure a healthy and happy home, pumpkin seeds were at the top of that list. Pumpkin Seeds can not only provide a high zinc count but also pumpkin is on the Paleo-approved list!
These clusters can be enjoyed on cereal or as a healthy snack for anyone on the go! This is a great alternative to simply grabbing a pre-packaged food, these clusters will help revitalize you!
Bring your oven to a preheated temp. of 150 degrees Fahrenheit.
In a bowl combine the vanilla extract, maple syrup and coconut sugar. Stir until the three create a thick paste. Afterwards add a small amount of boiling water to thin out the paste, until it looks like a runny syrup.
Dump in the pumpkin seeds and stir until each one is covered.
Get out a backing sheet and place down parchment paper.
Then like you would with cookie dough, take about a teaspoon full of coated pumpkin seeds and dallop them onto a baking sheet. Repeat until all the pumpkin seeds are grouped together in little sections.
Bake for 15-20 minutes. Do not let the seeds burn, so check on them constently after the 10 minute mark. Allow the seeds to turn a golden brown hue.
Take out the baking sheet, allow the clusters to cool down. You can press together the clusters so they form a ball. However, the clusters will cool off quickly.
Did you know including beets in your diet while pregnant can help prevent birth defects.Or that beets have a high amount of B vitamins essential to your overall health. Luckily this root vegetable targets the pancreas, nerve function, kidneys, muscle movement, liver, and bone health. So for towards sweet reward, Beet & Caramelized Onion Soup has a savory yet intense flavor ready for any seasonal illness!
As Christmas Eve approached, typically the dining tables are lined with food ready to be sampled. However, what about the after effect, overly stuffed and feeling sluggish. We have yet another side dish to utilize this holiday season!
Instead of the traditional mashed potatoes, try your hand at garlic mashed cauliflower! This is an excellent substitute for mashed potatoes without the added bloat! Adding this decadent side dish will offer a better alternative, this recipe can also be changed over time to include your favorite seasonings.
Whether you’re looking for the perfect side dish, a healthy protein enriched, post-workout food or, simply a holiday-themed meal… look no further. This Sweet potato apple cranberry dish is exactly what it should be. Not only will it smell like Fall/Winter in your home but this recipe will have everyone going back for seconds.
During the Winter seasons we only want food that smells and tastes good, however, this typically turns into a dish that is lacking in the nutrients department. Nevermind that, this combination of fruits and a healthy starch create a protein fueled dish. You may even notice a refreshing sensation spread throughout your body because of the combined nutrients.
Matter of fact this recipe would even work for someone who is feeling a bit under the weather. The number of healthy antioxidants with the cranberries, cinnamon, apples and sweet potatoes offer a great alternative. These foods working together to add fiber, good carbs and probiotics will make anyone feel better.
Looking for Paleo-friendly holiday recipes? They seem to be hard to come by because the holidays usually call for anything dairy, gluten and well overly sweet. However, we intend to change that perception at least one recipe at a time. This Christmas season we will be giving more recipe ideas for this foodie holiday season!
Since eggnog is a staple and generally a traditional drink for these impending Winter nights, here’s an eggnog recipe with a twist! Funny when you search for dairy-free Eggnog you tend to run into recipes that still call for 4-6 egg yolks… even though most people are looking to make this dessert drink without the need for eggs! Well in this recipe we have thrown in an egg-free, vegan, Paleo-friendly recipe for those of you that are struggling. Or for those of you that want to try something new.