Baked Chicken & Apples

CFSCC presents: EAT THIS! – Tonight’s dinner was a “cupboard clean-out experiment”. It was very interesting, very Fall, very comforting, very aromatic, and very delicious! We all enjoyed it… hope you do, too!Sometimes the most fun I have cooking Paleo is when I don’t have any kind of a plan and I’m forced to just create recipes with ingredients I have on hand. After tonight… I’m convinced anyone can create Paleo meals!Ingredients6 boneless, boneless, skinless chicken breasts (slightly pounded)2 T coconut oilsea salt, black pepper … Read more

Coconut Pound Cake with Strawberries

CFSCC presents: EAT THIS! – I made this for a family party over the weekend and it was a huge success… Paleo, not-Paleo, kids and adults alike! It was a delicious combination that pleased EVERYONE! In fact, on the way home, my daughter announced that this was officially her new favorite dessert forever-more! With accolades like that, how can you not give this a try!? She is 15 and knows just about everything! ;-)Coconut Pound Cake Recipe:6 eggs1 C coconut milk1/2 C honey1 tsp. vanilla extract1/4 tsp. coconut extract1/4 tsp. orange e… Read more

Delicious Baked Chicken Topped with Crispy Prosciutto

CFSCC presents: EAT THIS! – Today was a typical Monday… full of the business and craziness that only Monday’s can bring! Starting my day with CrossFit was great! A complete challenge with my two favorite combinations: row & bench! … Left me feeling pretty invigorated and motivated to tackle the rest of the stressors the day would bring!Anyway, I felt we deserved a special meal to close down the day, relax and take in some flavors the senses would truly appreciate. What is it about a good meal that just makes everything better?… Read more

Paleo Harvest Soup

CFSCC presents: EAT THIS! – Well, it’s that time of year again! …Time dust off the crock pot and add some soups to the menu! Hope you enjoy this harvest soup… full of comforting fall-like ingredients. It was a delicious dinner and actually made an even better lunch the next day!Ingredients:2 lbs. ground sausage1 acorn squash, peeled, seeded and cubed1 Japanese sweet potato, peeled and cubed1 hannah sweet potato, peeled and cubed1 yellow onion, diced1 T olive oil32 oz. beef broth1 can diced fire roasted tomatoes1 can water2 C chopp… Read more

Paleo Bacon Coleslaw

CFSCC presents: EAT THIS! – I had SO much fun cooking tonight’s dinner. If you can… make an evening out of it! Sip some wine and enjoy the process! … Gourmet & Paleo!!! Enjoy! :-)
Recipe:1 head cabbage, cored and thinly sliced OR you can cheat and buy a bag of pre-shredded cabbage w/ carrots! :-)1 carrot, shredded1/2 red onion, very thinly sliced6 strips bacon, cut into 1″ pieces1 T Dijon mustard1 T honey1/2 C apple cider vinegar1/4 C extra-virgin olive oilPinch sea salt & pepper
Combine cabbage, onion and carrot in a larg… Read more

Roasted Butternut Squash with Shallots and Garlic

CFSCC presents: EAT THIS! – I have been a little MIA lately, and I apologize! I also really appreciate those of you who keep checking the site and posting on older recipes! This is still very much a passion of mine… the cooking, creating, eating Paleo and blogging about it! However… life has thrown us a curve ball. (Which it does to us all from time-to-time). Personal issues and illness within our family have drawn immediate attention and priority! I know we ALL have experienced times in our lives when “life” simply overwhelms us…. Read more

Seasoned Coconut Chips

CFSCC presents: EAT THIS! – My coconut kick continues…. This recipe was passed on to me by a fellow coconut connoisseur. If you enjoy snacking on coconut chips, you should really give this a try… It’s blends a perfect crispy, slightly salty crunch with a cinnamon pizazz! …It’s a hit! I have to give major props to this recipe creator (great blog site as well)- http://www.theclothesmakethegirl.com/2011/06/13/carmelized-coconut-chips/Hope you enjoy!!! Recipe:1 C coconut chips (I used Paleo Brands All Natural Coconut Flakes) http://… Read more

Coconut Butternut Squash

CFSCC presents: EAT THIS! – My coconut kick continues!!! Coconut proves to be a beautiful recipe enhancement (and my current cooking obsession). Perfectly fun, healthy and exotic! This was truly an amazing side dish … and I completely foresee making this on a regular basis! Easy and delicious… who could ask for more??Recipe:1 T coconut oilButternut squash, diced (about 20 oz.)3 cloves garlic, minced1/4 C coconut milk (full fat!)1/4 C chopped cilantro (or 4 green onions, diced)… I’ve tried and like both!1 tsp. rubbed sage1/4 C c… Read more

Coconut Lime Chicken

CFSCC presents: EAT THIS! – “Put the lime in the coconut…” Or for a great dinner, put some lime and some coconut on some chicken and fry it all up! This was a huge hit in our house tonight… hope you enjoy! Recipe:2 large chicken breast, pounded thin and cut in half (yielding 4 servings)1 C unsweetened coconut flakes1/4 C fresh cilantro, finely chopped1 T fresh lime zest1 tsp. ground coriander1 tsp. black pepper1 tsp. garlic powderpinch sea salt2 eggs1/4 C coconut oilPreheat oven to 350 degrees. Pound and divide chicken breasts and… Read more

Sweet Potato & Sausage Salad

CFSCC presents: EAT THIS! – Do you like sweet potatoes? If so… you’ll LOVE this! This dish has become one of my new favorite salads! It’s easy. It yields leftovers. It can be served warm or cold. And… it’s delicious! Great for summer picnics or barbecues… and sure to be a Paleo-fan favorite! This salad was inspired by a salad they serve in the deli at New Leaf Market. Hope you enjoy!!! Recipe:2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped (about 1″ cubes)1 bunch green onions, diced4 chicken sausages (any flavor)1/4 C olive oilSea sa… Read more