Down home Turkey Chili 

(great for all phases) Ingredients:     1 pound lean ground turkey breast, approximately 93% lean     1 yellow onion, diced (phase 4 only)         (substitute dried minced onion for phase 1 and 2)     1 teaspoon rubbed sage     1 teaspoon paprika     1/4 teaspoon crushed red…

Avgolemono chicken soup with lemon, egg, and cauliflower “rice”

Ingredients: Two 6-ounce boneless skinless chicken breasts 1 cup chicken stock 1 to 2 shallots Peeled fresh garlic ¾ pound cauliflower “rice” Fresh flat-leaf parsley Fresh dill 1 lemon 2 pasture-raised organic eggs Instructions 1 Poach the chicken In a medium pot, bring 4 cups of generously salted water to a boil. Meanwhile: Pat the…

Baby it’s cold outside!

Happy New Year’s Eve…it’s freakin cold!!!! (OK… I live in California… but I am cold!) Today marks day 6 for my campaign to battle health issues.  The cold and icky days are obstacles… so I am looking at winter as a game.  An obstacle course for my ingenuity and creativity.  Oh, I will win… Today…

Getting the most out of your time

If you are like me, your schedule is packed and meal prep is a royal pain. Between work, household chores, and trying to keep the dog moving… it’s all I can do to get to the store and put a meal on the table. Planning requires time and energy that are on short supply. Yet,…

Crockpot Chili

Ingredients: 2 pounds 97% lean ground beef 1 green bell pepper, diced 6 cloves garlic, minced 2 Tbs olive oil 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper 3 Tbs cumin, or to taste 1-1/2 Tbs chili powder, or to taste 1 (28 oz) can diced tomatoes (no sugar) Instructions: Light coals in grill. While coals are…

CROCK POT FRENCH DIP AU JUS

2-3 lb. lean chuck roast ¼ C. Braggs Aminos 2 C. water with bullion cubes (no sugar) 1 T. Dijon mustard (no sugar 2 tsp. onion powder 1 tsp. minced garlic Sea salt and pepper to taste Directions: Place water and bullion into the crockpot first, add onion powder, mustard, braggs aminos, garlic, salt and…

Crockpot Curried Chicken

1 lb. boneless/skinless chicken breast, Cubed 2 tsp coconut extract 1 1/2 cups water 1-2 TBS Better then Bullion chicken 2-4 TBS dried onions 1 TBS curry powder, make sure its 0-0-0 1 TBS turmeric 1-2 tsp fresh ginger, minced or grated 2 tsp crushed garlic 1 cup red bell pepper, cut into thin strips…