Egg Drop Soup

  • Servings: 6
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A restaurant classic that makes a great starter.

Ingredients

Soup

  • 8 large eggs
  • 8 cups chicken broth
  • 1 medium onion (diced)
  • 4 tablespoons arrowroot or tapioca flour
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon coconut aminos
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 drop fish sauce (very small)

Garnish

  • 2 tablespoons chives

Directions

  1. Add the sesame oil to a pot over medium heat. Once very warm, add in the onions.
  2. Sauté the onions until they are soft. Add in the remaining soup ingredients.
  3. Bring the pot to a boil, then reduce to a simmer.
  4. Whisk the eggs in bowl. While stirring the soup in a circular motion, pour the eggs slowly into the pot.
  5. Taste and add additional salt or seasoning if needed.
  6. Garnish with chives before serving if desired.
  7. Enjoy!

Creamy Popcorn Shrimp

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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Crunchy shrimp full of flavor.

Ingredients

Shrimp

  • 1 lb shrimp
  • 1 large egg
  • 2⁄3 cup coconut flour
  • ½ cup arrowroot or tapioca flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup avocado oil
  • 2 tablespoons chives
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds

Sauce

Directions

  1. Combine all the ingredients for the sauce. Mix well and set aside.
  2. In a small bowl whisk the egg.
  3. In a separate bowl add the coconut flour, arrowroot, and salt. Mix until combined.
  4. Peel and rinse the shrimp. Dip each shrimp into the egg  followed by the flour. Repeat with all shrimp.
  5. Heat a thin layer of oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Make sure there is enough oil as you need it for the frying.
  6. Shake off the excess flour and place each shrimp one by one onto the skillet. Do not crowd!
  7. Fry the shrimp in batches. Flip once the bottom is nicely browned and cook on the other side.
  8. Both sides should be nicely browned and crisp before you remove from the skillet.
  9. Place paper towels in your serving bowl to pat dry the excess oil.
  10. Toss the shrimp with half of the sauce. Add more sauce as desired.
  11. Top with chives and sesame seeds.
  12. Enjoy!

Chicken Stroganoff

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A creamy and filling dish.

Ingredients

  • 2 chicken breasts or thighs
  •  tablespoons  avocado oil
  • 1 cup mushrooms (thinly sliced)
  • 1 teaspoon ghee
  • ¼ small onion (diced)
  • garlic cloves (minced)
  •  cup coconut milk
  •  cup  chicken stock
  •  tablespoons chives
  • 1 teaspoon lemon (juiced)
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. Rinse the chicken and pat dry. Cut into small pieces and lightly season both sides with salt.
  2. Heat avocado oil in a pan over high heat.
  3. Add the chicken and cook until golden brown on both sides. Transfer to a plate and set aside.
  4. Lower the heat to medium, add the mushrooms and ghee to the pan.
  5. Season with a pinch of salt. Cook the mushrooms stirring frequently until soft.
  6. Once the mushrooms have browned, add the onions and again cook stirring frequently until soft.
  7. Add the garlic while stirring and continue to cook for another minute.
  8. Add the coconut milk and bring the pan to a simmer. Keep stirring and cooking until the liquid has reduced by half.
  9. Add the chicken stock and repeat the same step, until the liquid has reduced by half.
  10. Once the sauce is ready, add the chicken back to the pan. Stir until fully coated.
  11. Remove the pan from the heat, add the chives and lemon juice.
  12. Enjoy!

Onion Dip

  • Servings: 2 cups
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A flavorful dip perfect as a side.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cashews (soaked overnight)
  • 3 tablespoons lemon (juiced)
  • 1 cup coconut cream
  • 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
  • ½ cup homemade mayo
  • 3 tablespoons onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon chives (chopped)

Directions

  1. Combine  the cashews, lemon juice, apple cider vinegar, and cup coconut cream in a high-speed blender.
  2. Blend until very smooth.
  3. Add more lemon juice or apple cider vinegar, as desired, to mimic the taste of sour cream.
  4. Add the mayonnaise, onion powder, garlic powder, and salt. Blend until fully combined.
  5. Place into refrigerator for at least one hour to chill.
  6. Top with chives and serve with oven-baked fries.
  7. Enjoy!

Glazed Chicken Meatballs

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A savory asian-inspired dish full of flavor.

Ingredients

  • 1½ lbs ground chicken
  • ½ small onion (diced)
  • ¼ cup chives (thinly sliced)
  • 1 cup mushrooms (diced)
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • ½ teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup coconut aminos
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 420F (215C).
  2. Combine the ground chicken, mushrooms, salt, sesame oil, onions, and chives in a large bowl.
  3. Roll the mixture into medium sizes balls.
  4. Drizzle half of the coconut aminos over the top of the meatballs.
  5. Place into the oven for 8 minutes.
  6. Take out meatballs and drizzle the rest of the coconut aminos.
  7. Place back into the oven for 12 additional minutes.
  8. Take out of the oven and sprinkle the sesame seeds on top.
  9. Enjoy!

Sesame Beef

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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An easy dish to make that is bound to become a family favorite.

Ingredients

  • 1lb ground beef
  • 2 garlic cloves (minced)
  • ¼ cup coconut aminos
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds

Directions

  1. Heat avocado oil in a skillet over high heat.
  2. Add the ground beef and cook with the garlic.
  3. Meanwhile combine the coconut aminos with sesame oil in a small bowl.
  4. Add the mixture to the beef and the reduce heat to medium-low to simmer for a few minutes.
  5. Top with sesame seeds and/or chives.
  6. Serve with lettuce wraps or on its own.
  7. Enjoy!