Category Archives: Paleo Goodie

Weekly Menu for Jan. 26-Feb. 1

It’s the last week of January… can y’all believe that? I can’t! I hope you all have a few meals planned and prepped… If not, take some ideas from my gameplan below and stay calm 😉 below the menu I have a recipe that you could easily make with chicken 🙂 Check it out!

Menu
Breakfast: Cauliflower and broccoli tots (tweaked this recipe) with a berry-green-gelatin smoothie (added greens to this recipe)
Monday: (L) Roast with cabbage, carrots, and onions; (D) Creamy Chicken Crockpot Soupwith sweet potato biscuits
Tuesday: (L) Roast leftovers; (D) Creamy chicken soup leftovers before I go to a paleo baking class at Mary’s Cakes and Pastries in Downtown Northport (check it out here)
Wednesday: (L) Roast leftovers; (D) Chicken-herb-garlic sausage (got these from Target) with cabbage and roasted butternut squash pureed with butter and cinnamon
Thursday: (L) Salad topped with Applegate turkey roll ups with mustard, avocado, sauerkraut, and carrots; (D) Taco salads with organic white rice tossed with lime
Friday: (L) Turkey roll up leftovers with salad; (D) Taco salad leftovers
The Weekend: (L) Pumpkin Chili; (D) Tuna cakes with massaged kale salad (check out my recipe here) AND paleo pizza (probably the one I made and talked about in my Meals Made Simple review)
Sweets: These PaleOMG cookies 🙂

Now to share a recipe for… Wild Turkey Stew.
Ingredients:
1.5 pounds of wild turkey breast (or chicken breast)
1 32oz carton of chicken stock (or 4 cups homemade)
1 small onion diced
5 carrots cubed
2 sweet potatoes peeled and cubed
1 cup pumpkin purée
1 cup chopped white mushrooms
2-3 cups chopped kale
Spices are flexible but I used salt/pepper, garlic and onion powders, thyme, basil, and oregano.
How to:
Really easy. Throw it all in the slower cooker and cook on low for 8 hours. When finished, shred turkey and serve up! So good and like I said, the recipe is flexible on chicken or turkey and your herbs/spices!
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And pictured below has been my go-to for breakfast. 2 fried eggs with roasted veggies and a paleo muffin.
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Above… The results of the weekend raking leaves marathon. Ha I think Leo had a bit more fun playing in the mud than helping gather leaves 😉 Fun times!! Oh that muffin recipe can be found here.
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Now he’s clean and all snuggled up 😉
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I think we are all ready for bed! Nothing like getting in bed early to kick off the week! Have a great week y’all and feel free to leave any new recipes I should try out in the comments below 😉 I love to “hear” from you!

September Menu #1 (Plus a Giveaway)

Winner has been notified!! Giveaway closed– thanks for entering!
I hope you all have had a wonderful weekend! We have enjoyed lots of family time and now kicking back a little before a new week takes off 🙂

Here’s the menu:

Weekly Menu

Breakfast Options: Boiled eggs with fruit or paleo muffin (Zenbelly’s Paleo Blueberry Muffin are amazing!); smoothie; ALL of these served with some yummy choffy 🙂
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Monday

L- Shredded chicken with roasted vegetable salad

D- Paleo beef stew (I am still trying to remember what all went into this ha)

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Tuesday

L- Beef stew leftovers

D- Paleo Powder seasoned beef with sweet potato and avocado salad
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Wednesday

L- Avocado salad with beef and roasted veggies (carrots, beets, and butternut squash)

D- Paleo Chicken Fajita Soup (recipe below!)
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Thursday

L-Meatballs with okra, sweet potato, and kraut
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D- Lettuce shell taco night (seasoned beef served in romaine lettuce cups topped with bell pepper, carrots, salsa, and guacamole)

Friday

L- Leftover tacos

D- Leftover chicken soup (I usually get at least 3 meals for us both on a soup– I will freeze the 3rd or 4th serving for the next week)

I recently received some of the new Pink Paleo Powder to try— Paleo Powder is a great way to add flavor to your dish if you are intimidated by the thousands of spices on the shelves AND/OR if you want a quick CLEAN seasoning that is tasty on chicken, beef, and everything between. The new blend is made with Pink Himalayan Salt which has many health benefits, including its mineral content that helps keep your body growing strong! One thing that David and I always try to optimize is getting the most nutrients out of everything we eat and drink. For more information about the health benefits, check out Dr. Mercola’s article here!

As you can tell from past menus (and this one!) I am enjoying it and using it weekly! It is a great seasoning if you want to add a little smoky-spicy flavor to a dish. I don’t like spicy foods and this seasoning blend allows you to add more if you want it hot hot hot or less if you want it more mild (like me!).  I have tried it on almost every type of protein– eggs, elk, deer, beef, chicken, and salmon.

August 18-23 Menu

For ideas on how to use Paleo Powder, check out this post! And check out the recipe below 🙂

Paleo Chicken Fajita Soup 

Ingredients: 

– 2 pounds of chicken cutlets

– 2 green bell peppers

– 1 medium onion

– 1 4oz can of diced green chiles

– 1 14oz can of tomato sauce

– 1 28oz can of fire roasted diced tomatoes

– 1-2 cups of water or chicken broth

– 2 tablespoons of Paleo Powder or season with your favorite blend of taco seasoning

– Salt/Pepper to taste

**Serve with organic white rice (or cauliflower rice), lime, and avocado.

How to:

*This all could be thrown in the crockpot (all diced and prepped) and cooked on low for 8 hours. Shred the chicken before you serve 🙂 But it can also be a 30-40 minute meal below!

1. Cook 2 pounds of chicken cutlets (thin cuts of the breast and tenderloins) in a dutch oven or cast iron skillet.  When you flip the chicken, season with a little salt and pepper. Once cooked through, set aside and let cool. Shred the chicken (once it has cooled)– you will add to the soup later.

2. Sauté (in the same pot you cooked the chicken) onions and bell pepper over medium heat in some coconut oil.

3. Once the peppers and onions start to soften, add your canned products (tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, and chiles). Give this a good stir and then add the chicken.

4. Stir in some water or broth until it is to the “soup” consistency you prefer. Sprinkle in your Paleo Powder and stir again.

5. Simmer the soup for 20 minutes and then serve with rice, lime, and avocado.

So I hope you all will try the recipe and give the new Paleo Powder a try 🙂 You can order it here: order here online! Or click the link above the bottle of paleo powder over on the side bar and it will take you to the online store.

Many thanks to the Paleo Powder people for sending me some to try… and guess what? They want one of you to try some too, which means giveaway time! One lucky person will get a bottle of the Pink Paleo Powder to try… here are the details:

Paleo Powder Giveaway

1. Comment below with how you would like to use the Paleo Powder!

That is it! The giveaway opens tonight (Sept. 7th) and will end Sept. 17th at 8pm!