Cilantro Lime Chicken

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A classic duo that won't disappoint you.

Ingredients

  • 1lb chicken (breast or thigh)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves (minced)
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 lime (juiced)
  • ½ bunch cilantro (chopped)

Directions

  1. Place the chicken into a bowl. Season with cumin and salt.
  2. Add in lime zest and the remaining ingredients (only half the cilantro).
  3. Toss the chicken to coat and marinate for at least 30 minutes.
  4. When ready to cook, heat a skillet over medium-high heat.
  5. Cook the chicken fully through on both sides.
  6. Once ready, plate and add the rest of the cilantro on top. Garnish with lime wedges.
  7. Enjoy!

Slow Cooked Beef Cheeks

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★
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A wonderfully rich and flavorful dish that will melt in your mouth.

Ingredients

  • 2 lb beef cheeks (can have multiple smaller pieces)
  • 1 onion (diced)
  • 4 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 8 stems fresh thyme
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 cups red wine (cabernet sauvignon or merlot)
  • 1 cup beef stock

Directions

  1. In a small bowl combine the dry spices. Set aside.
  2. Cut off any large fatty sections of the meat (they will not be used).
  3. Sprinkle the spices all over the meat.
  4. Place the beef cheeks in the slow cooker.
  5. Add in the thyme, garlic, onion and beef stock.
  6. Pour the wine into a pot on high heat. Bring to a simmer for 1 minute.
  7. Once the wine has cooked out a bit, add it into the slow cooker.
  8. You can also add any additional vegetables you may want to cook. *optional*
  9. Cover and cook on low high for 6-8 hours.
  10. When done, the beef cheeks will smell amazing and the meat will be super tender.
  11. Enjoy!

Chicken Burrito Bowl

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A healthy and filling meal full of protein.

Ingredients

Chicken

  • 1 lb chicken (breast or thigh)
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1½ tablespoons coco aminos original seasoning sauce and marinade (big tree farms)
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons avocado oil

Rice

  • 1½ cups cauliflower rice
  • 1 tablespoon coconut aminos garlic sauce (coconut secret)
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • ½ lime (juiced)
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil

Guacamole

Pico De Gallo

  • 1 tomato (diced)
  • ½ onion (diced)
  • 1 tablespoons cilantro (chopped)
  • ½ lime (juiced)

Directions

  1. Season chicken with the dry ingredients and put into a bowl.
  2. Add in the seasoning sauce and let it marinade for several minutes.
  3. Heat avocado oil in a saucepan over medium heat.
  4. Add in the cauliflower rice and the remaining ingredients for the rice.
  5. Cook fully through, making sure the rice is evenly seasoned. Once cooked, set aside.
  6. Heat the avocado oil and sesame oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  7. Once hot, add in the chicken. Cook fully through on all sides.
  8. Transfer to a cutting board and let it rest for 5 minutes. Dice the chicken into small cubes.
  9. Spoon the cauliflower rice into serving bowls and top with the chicken.
  10. Add in the pico de gallo and top with half the guacamole per bowl.
  11. Garnish with cilantro or parsley if desired. Accompany with your favorite salsa.
  12. Enjoy!

Smoky Shrimp Cucumber Bites

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A delicious healthy and simple snack.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb shrimp
  • 2 avocados
  • 1 large cucumber
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ cup onion (diced)
  • ¼ cup cilantro (chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil

Directions

  1. Place the shrimp into a bowl. Season with the dry ingredients and toss gently to coat.
  2. Place the avocado oil in a pan over medium-high heat, once it is hot, add the shrimp.
  3. Cook fully through on both sides, about 8 minutes.
  4. While shrimp are cooking, mash the avocados and slice the cucumber.
  5. Place the cucumber slices onto a plate and create space between each one.
  6. Scoop some mashed avocado and place onto each individual cucumber slice.
  7. Once shrimp are cooked, add them one by one, on top of the avocado.
  8. Sprinkle the onion and cilantro on top.
  9. Enjoy!

Cajun Seasoning

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A homemade seasoning with a kick.

Ingredients

  • 1½ tablespoons paprika

  • 1½ tablespoons garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon dry mixed herbs (basil, thyme, oregano, marjoram)
  • 1½ teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  1. Mix all the spices and herbs in a bowl.
  2. Store in a sealed jar.
  3. Enjoy!