Recipes

homemade-soft-tacos-with-Einkorn-flour-tortillas-300x200I know some people look for cooking blogs to find up and coming chefs, or gourmet recipes that are near impossible to properly assemble. That’s not me, I’m certainly not the best cook in town, not even close! But I enjoy cooking for friends and family, and feel that eating well in today’s busy world is more important than ever.

Over the years, I have found a few recipes that seem to go over well, and my children have even started asking me to write down a few of my favorites. And from there, all it took was a dare from my wife, and here we go…

What follows below is a combination of old family recipes, along with others that I have altered or borrowed from more established chefs, cookbooks and websites. I don’t promise to always use formal measurements or exact times, but I will do my best to provide an honest assessment of what it takes to create each recipe as I assemble each one in my own kitchen, just like you likely make your food each day.

I’ve also done my best to clean up the ingredient list in each recipe, to better reflect the health and nutrition choices that I am making on a daily basis. That’s not to say that some of these recipes are indulgent and are better described as “cheat meals”, but those will be clearly labeled as should probably be consumed infrequently if you are concerned about your waistline and health!

If you see something that strikes your fancy, please let me know, I’d love to hear from you. And if there is a particular topic that you’d like to see me tackle, well, I’m up for that as well!

Beef

Boneless Rib Roast
Chili Con Carne – Paleo Style
Pan Seared Filet Mignon
Roast Beef

Breads

Blueberry Scones
Buttermilk Biscuits

Coconut Flour Banana Muffins – Gluten Free
Coconut Flour Pumpkin Muffins – Gluten Free
Dinner Rolls
Einkorn Flour Banana Bread
Einkorn Flour Biscuits
Einkorn Flour Blueberry Muffins w/ Coconut Flour
Einkorn Flour Pancakes
Einkorn Flour Pizza Dough – baked in cast iron skillet
Einkorn Flour Tortillas
Leaf Lard Biscuits
Sprouted Whole Wheat Bread

Fish And Seafood

Salmon – Pan Seared
Shrimp – Butter Garlic
Shrimp – Dijon Vinaigrette

Pasta

Einkorn Wheat Flour Fresh Pasta
Homemade Pasta Recipe
Pasta With Mushroom Sauce
Vitamix Mac And Cheese

Pork

Bacon – Thick Cut
Boneless Pork Loin Roast

French Country Pate Meatloaf
Pork Meatballs
Breaded Pork Patties

Pork Shoulder In The Oven
Pork Tenderloin In Soy And Mustard Marinade

Poultry

Coconut oil fried chicken
Roasted butterflied chicken
Roasted chicken thighs with salsa verde
Roast butterflied turkey
Roasted turkey breast
Turkey Curry

Sauces And Condiments

Apple Cider Vinaigrette
Caesar Salad Dressing

Coconut Oil Mayonnaise
MCT and Coconut Oil Ranch Dressing
Peach Salsa
Salsa Verde

Sides – Vegetables

Asparagus – Oven Roasted
Beets – Oven Roasted

Brussels Sprouts – Pan Roasted
Carrots – Glazed
Cauliflower- Mashed
Creamed Spinach – Oven Baked
Kale Chips
Potatoes – Au Gratin
Potatoes – Homemade Mashed
Potatoes – Pan Roasted Yukon Gold

Spaghetti Squash Lasagna
Sweet Potato Fries
Tomato and Cucumber Salad
Tomatoes – Sauteed Cherry

Soups

Bone Broth – Chicken
Butternut Squash

Indian Coconut Soup
Lemon Artichoke Heart Soup
Matzo Ball Soup

Sweets

Apple Crisp – Gluten Free With Oat Flour
Brownies – Gluten Free With Coconut Flour
Chocolate Chip Cookies – with flax seed and oat bran
Cinnamon Buns
Coconut Oil Chocolates
Lemon Curd Cheesecake
Peach Galette
Strawberry Coconut Milk Ice Cream
Strawberry Shortcake

 

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