Shrimp and Grits

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A healthy alternative to a southern classic.

Ingredients

Shrimp

  • 1 lb shrimp (peeled)
  • 3 tablespoons cajun seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons ghee

Grits

  • 12 oz frozen cauliflower
  • 2 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 2 tablespoons ghee
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Garnish

  • 2 tablespoons parsley (chopped)

Directions

  1. Fill a pot with 2 cups of water and bring to a boil.
  2. Place the cauliflower and minced garlic into the pot. Cover and steam until tender.
  3. When tender, place the steamed cauliflower and garlic into a food processor. Add ghee.
  4. Mix until the desired texture. Add salt and some of the water, depending on preference.
  5. Place the shrimp in a wide bowl. Pour in the cajun seasoning.
  6. Mix until shrimp are entirely coated. Add salt according to preference.
  7. Heat the ghee in a large pan over medium-high heat.
  8. Add the shrimp and cook fully through on both sides.
  9. Meanwhile, divide the cauliflower “grits” into two even bowls.
  10. Once shrimp are cooked, place half on top of each serving of grits.
  11. Add some ghee to the pan and mix with the leftover seasoning to create a sauce.
  12. Pour the sauce over the dish. Garnish with parsley.
  13. Enjoy!

Mushroom Julienne

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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An authentic Russian dish the whole family will enjoy.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups mushrooms (thinly sliced)
  • ½ cup onion (diced)
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • ½ cup heavy whipping cream
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3 cups mozzarella cheese (shredded)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375F (190C).
  2. Heat up avocado oil in a pan over medium heat.
  3. Add in the mushrooms and onions with half the salt. Sauté until fragrant.
  4. Drain the excess liquid from the pan.
  5. In a mixing bowl add the sour cream, heavy whipping cream, garlic powder, and remaining salt. Mix until well combined.
  6. Add the mixture to the pan and stir well. You may want to increase the heat in order to get a thicker texture to the sauce.
  7. Transfer the mushroom mixture into a baking dish. Spread the cheese over the top.
  8. Bake for 10-15 minutes.
  9. Enjoy!

Sautéed Vegetables

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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An easy side to accompany most dishes.

Ingredients

  • 2 zucchinis
  • 2 cups mushrooms
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 1 tablespoon garlic (minced)
  • 1 tablespoon coconut aminos
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder

Directions

  1. Rinse mushrooms and zucchini. Chop into pieces.
  2. Heat avocado oil on skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Add vegetables to skillet. Season with remaining ingredients.
  4. Cook until tender.
  5. Enjoy!