Homemade and Healthy Jello

Gelatin is a very healthy substance for our bodies. It soothes and heals your stomach and digestive tract. Gelatin comes from animals, so just like your meat you will want to source a high quality gelatin, ideally from grass fed cows or pigs. The method for this jello came from…

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Burger and Fries

Tonight we had bacon jalapeno burgers and sweet potato fries for dinner and it was everything I hoped it would be. :-) Deeelish! Jalapeno Bacon Burgers This recipe made about 16 burgers. We cooked up 10 of them and froze 6 of them between sheets of wax paper. Ingredients 1/…

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Pressure Cooker Lamb Shank

This was delicious like woah! Credit to Nom Nom Paleo for the recipe. It's amazing. This was my first time cooking lamb shank and I was very intimidated by it. No need to be intimidated because this recipe will guarantee you have a delicious meal! If you don't have a…

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Sausage, Shrimp, and Okra Gumbo

I follow Poppy Tooker's famous recipe which also reminds me of my mom's method. For Christmas, I make Poppy's seafood gumbo with crabs, shrimp and oyster. The recipe below is for shrimp and okra but if you click the link above you'll have the seafood version. Both are great! However,…

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Braised cabbage

This braised cabbage will literally melt in your mouth. So good. ingredients 2 tablespoons melted lard, ghee, or bacon grease for coating the baking dish 1 medium head green cabbage (about 2 pounds) 1 large red or yellow onion, peeled and thickly sliced 2 large carrots, peeled and cut in…

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Zesty Lemon Garlic Dressing

Try this homemade salad dressing next time you serve a salad. We loved it! INGREDIENTS ⅓ cup olive oil 1 juice of lemon 1 garlic clove, minced 1 shallot, minced (about 2 Tbs.) 2 tablespoon of raw apple cider vinegar 1 tablespoon zest of lemon 1 teaspoon dijon mustard ¼ teaspoon sea…

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Beef and vegetable soup

This is a great recipe for beef and veggie soup and you can add in whatever veggies you like! Ingredients 2 tablespoons vegetable oil (if using chuck roast) 2 1/2 to 3 pounds beef short ribs or 2 1/2 to 3 pounds boneless chuck roast* 4 quarts cold…

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Fish tacos

I made fish tacos with cod for the first time and it was tasty. The cabbage slaw reminds me of my moms Asian chicken salad. Ingredients Fish: 1 pound flaky white fish fillets, such as haddock, halibut or cod 1 lime, zested and juiced 1/2 teaspoon pimenton 2 cloves…

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3 Ingredient Banana Pancakes

This recipe is so simple and delicious! 2 eggs, 1/3 cup almond meal, 1 whole banana Mix and mash it all together and pour on a greased skillet Yields 6 four inch pancakes…

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Baked Apples

This tastes like Fall to me and reminds me of baked apple pie without the unhealthy pie crust! Ingredients I did not measure anything out for the filling so below are my estimates of what was used. You want to end up with a large heaping spoonful or two of…

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Salmon Burgers

This recipe for naked salmon burgers with Sriracha mayo is pretty delicious! I served it with a marinated cucumber salad, mixed greens and avocado. Ingredients: For the Spicy Sriracha Mayo: 3 tbsp light mayonnaise (Hellman's) 1 tbsp sriracha For the salmon patties: 1/4 cup red bell pepper, diced 1/…

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Cracklin' Chicken

Cracklin chicken I served this with baked sweet potatoes and sautéed green beans. From the author of nom nom paleo: Some key tips for this recipe: Buy bone-in, skin-on thighs—they’re inexpensive. Plus, the bones are easy to remove, and the crispy skin is what makes this dish. I…

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Porky Meatloaf

Meatloaf doesn't sound appetizing to many people, but this recipe from Nom Nom Paleo will change all that. I always double the recipe. It's that good. The recipe below is doubled, so it makes a good bit. I end up having to put some of the meatloaf into a cupcake…

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Cashew Cream

The cashew cream from Against All Grain deserve a post all its own because this stuff amazes me every time I make it. It's so simple to make, and is the best substitute for someone going dairy free. The result is a creamy sauce that is flavor neutral (it doesn't…

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