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Guy and kid friendly recipes to help you eat clean and lose your gut!

Sausage, Egg and Cheese Bites

Delicious breakfast ready to go.

  • Total  Time: 25 minutes
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 pound breakfast sausage, cooked, drained and cooled slightly
  • 4 ounces non-fat cream cheese, softened
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar
  • 1/3 cup coconut flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cook your breakfast sausage, drain and set it aside to cool slightly.
  3. When the sausage has cooled add it to a mixing bowl and combine with the cream cheese until there are no cream cheese clumps left.
  4. **It is important to make sure the sausage is not too hot before continuing as it will cook the egg when you add it in the next step**
  5. Stir in cheese, eggs, coconut flour and baking powder.
  6. When the mixture is well incorporated allow it to sit for 5 minutes. Coconut flour continues to absorb moisture so if it seems to runny it won’t be.
  7. Grease a baking sheet and using a small cooking scoop place the Sausage Egg and Cheese Bites on the tray,
  8. Bake 18-20 minutes

Pineapple Firecracker Chicken

Sweet and Spicy Chicken on a bed of cauliflower rice.

  • Total  Time: 30 minutes
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients

For the sauce

  • 1 1/2 Tbsp Avocado oil or olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp Fresh ginger, minced
  • 3/4 Cup Pineapple juice
  • 1 –2 Tbsp Franks red hot sauce or Sriracha sauce
  • 2-3 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp Chili Garlic sauce
  • 2 Tbsp Sweet Chili sauce
  • 1 Tbsp cornstarch mixed with cold water (to thicken sauce)

For the chicken

  • 1 Lb Chicken breast, cubed
  • 2Tbsp Avocado oil or olive oil
  • 1/4 Cup Pineapple tidbits, drained
  • Cooked white rice, or cauliflower rice, for serving
  • Sliced green onion,for garnish

Preparation

  1. In a medium frying pan heat the avocado oil (for the sauce) on medium heat.  Add in the ginger and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds.  Turn up the heat to medium high and add in the pineapple juice, hot sauces and soy sauce.  Bring to a boil.
  2. Boil, stirring constantly, until the sauce thickens and starts to reduce, about 2-3 minutes. Turn down the heat to medium/low add corn starch mixture, and cook an additional 1 minute, until the sauce begins to become shiny. Transfer to a medium bowl and cover to thicken and keep warm while you make the chicken. *
  3. Heat 1 Tbsp of the avocado oil or olive oil on medium high heat in a large frying pan.  Add chicken until cooked through (salt and pepper to taste)
  4. Add the cooked chicken into the sauce, along with the pineapple tidbits and toss to evenly coat.
  5. Serve over cauliflower rice (or rice,) and garnish with green onion and sesame seeds.
  6. DEVOUR!

Korean Beef Bowl (Paleo + Whole30)

Family friendly paleo and whole30 Korean beef bowl that is ready in 30 minutes.

  • Total  Time: 25 minutes
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 shallot, diced
  • 2 inches fresh ginger, peeled and grated
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 2 lbs grass-fed ground beef
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup coconut aminos
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce
  • 4 cups cauliflower rice
  • 6 cups greens of choice (chopped romaine, arugula, spinach)
Optional Sauce
  • 1/4 cup mayo
  • 1tbsp hot sauce

Preparation

  1. start by preparing rice to have it ready.  Wait until the beef is almost done as it only takes a few minutes to cook.
  2. Dice shallot and grate ginger to have it ready
  3. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and add sesame oil. Once hot, add in ground beef. Break the beef up into small bits.
  4. Add the shallot, ginger, red pepper, garlic powder, onion powder and salt and mix with the beef. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until the meat is browned and developing some crispy bits, about 8 minutes.
  5. Add the coconut aminos and fish sauce and cook for another 3-4 minutes.
  6. If you are making the optional sauce, mix the mayo and hot sauce in a small bowl.
  7. Serve beef in a bowl over a bed of greens with rice or cauliflower rice. Top with optional sauce and enjoy.

Brown Sugar Dijon Pork Tenderloin

This Brown Sugar Dijon Pork Loin is a great family dinner that can be dished out and served throughout the week.

  • Total  Time: 45 minutes
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lb port tenderloin
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp French’s Dijon Mustard
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • salt and pepper to taste

Brown Sugar Dijon Dipping Sauce

  • 2 tbsp French’s Dijon Mustard
  • 1 to 2 tsp brown sugar

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 400F. Season the pork tenderloin with salt and pepper on both sides.
  2. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat.  Add port tenderloin and brown about four minutes per side.  Remove from heat
  3. Place pork tenderloin in an oven proof pan.  Brush the entire pork tenderloin with French’s Dijon Mustard.  Then sprinkle the pork tenderloin with brown sugar all over and press gently with your fingers to make it absorb it in.
  4. Back, uncovered for 30 to 40 minutes, or until port tenderloin is cooked.  Remove from oven and let sit for 10 minutes before slicing.
  5. Slice and serve with a brown sugar dijon dipping sauce if desired.  To make the dipping sauce, mix together the dijon mustard and brown sugar.
  6. ENJOY!

Low Carb Unstuffed Cabbage Casserole

This low carb unstuffed cabbage casserole is a great family dinner that can be dished out and served throughout the week.

  • Total  Time: 35 minutes
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 Tablespoons Oil
  • 1 Lb Ground Turkey
  • 1 Lb Turkey Sausage
  • 1 Sweet Onion (chopped)
  • 1 Orange Bell Pepper (chopped)
  • 3 Garlic Cloves (chopped)
  • 14 oz Can Roasted Diced Tomatoes
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • Salt/Pepper (to taste)
  • 1 Small Head Green Cabbage (chopped)

Preparation

  1. Saute oil, beef, onion and orange pepper over medium/high in large pan with high sides or a dutch oven. Cook until beef is browned and onions are translucent.
  2. Add garlic and saute 1 more minute.
  3. Stir in tomatoes, spices, salt and pepper. Top with cabbage. Cover and cook 15-20 minutes or until cabbage is tender.
  4. Enjoy!

*Modified from https://www.pinterest.com/pin/AZ7TntJ2NYO5jh0fYU-5WYxzIiLRZrO1RyPyqaRsoYHQLs3sJmyPmSo/