Paleo & Primal Recipes

I started this blog in fall 2011. As of fall 2012 I have adopted the Paleo and Primal lifestyle. Below is an assortment of my recipes that are Paleo/Primal or can adapted to be Paleo/Primal (see notes in parentheses).

Avocado Banana Spinach Smoothie

Avocado Salsa (version 1)

Avocado Salsa (version 2)

Bacon-Wrapped Smoky Chicken Thighs

Baked Bacon

Balsamic Braised Pork Tenderloin with Caramelized Onions and Apple (omit the brown sugar)

Broiled Spicy Beef and Veggie Skewers with Avocado Dipping Sauce

The Busy Salad

Caramelized Brussels Sprouts with Bacon, Capers, and Lemon

Chicken with Chorizo-Pepper Confetti

Cilantro Lemon Chicken with Avocado Salsa (omit rice)

Cinnamon-Stewed Chicken (omit cheese and pasta)

Curried Roasted Butternut Squash and Apple Soup (substitute coconut oil for the vegetable oil, maple syrup for the brown sugar, and grass-fed heavy cream or coconut milk for the half-and-half.)

Citrus Macadamia Nut Sole

Deconstructed Tuna Niçoise Salad

Grilled Garlicky Chicken with Avocado Bruschetta and Asparagus

Guacamole Omelet

Kale, Walnut, and Tomato Salad (omit croutons and cheese)

Lemon Garlic Shrimp

Mango Salsa

Maple Bacon-Wrapped Dates

Mushroom Frittata

Pan-Seared Beef Tenderloin with Roasted Sweet Potato Coins and Broccolini

Pineapple Sorbet  (Substitute a few tablespoons of raw honey for the sugar.)

Pistachio-Crusted Salmon

Pork Chops with Caribbean Rub and Mango Salsa

Raspberry Mango Smoothie (Substitute raw honey for the agave nectar.)

Roast Beef Tenderloin (not the bordelaise sauce)

Roast Leg of Lamb with Herb Sauce

Roasted Red Pepper Soup (omit the cheese tortellini)

Roasted Salmon with Fresh Herbs and Lemon (aka “Dill-icious” Lemon Salmon)

Roasted Tomatillo Salsa

Roasted Tomato Basil Soup (Substitute grass-fed heavy cream for the milk.)

Salmon with Red Wine Butter and Roasted Asparagus (Use grass-fed butter.)

Sauteed Artichoke Hearts and Roasted Tomatoes

Sautéed Green Beans with Garlic and Herbs

Seared Lobster Tails with Asparagus and Red Pepper Sauté

Simple Roasted Carrots

Southern California Guacamole

Spice-Rubbed NY Strip Steak with Avocado Lime Salsa

Summertime Peach and Prosciutto Salad

Veggie-Packed Meaty Chili

Watermelon Cucumber Salad


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