The Paleo Diet Recipes – What’s So Good About Them?
Paleo diet recipes are very tasty and nutritious. They provide a variety of foods which have been proven to be healthy for humans. Some of them are also low in calories and fat while others contain high amounts of protein, fiber, vitamins, minerals and other nutrients. These delicious paleo recipe are easy to prepare, taste great and they will satisfy your hunger during the day or after a long workout at night!
You may think that eating these paleo recipes will be difficult but it isn’t really because most of them are simple to make. You just need basic kitchen skills like measuring cups, spoons and knives. There are no complicated cooking techniques involved in making any of these paleo recipes. All you need is patience and some time to cook the food properly so that it tastes good!
Paleo Diet Recipes – How Do I Make Them?
There are many different types of paleo diet recipes available online. However, there aren’t too many of them which are easy to make. Most of the recipes require a bit of planning and preparation before you start cooking. The best thing about all these paleo diet recipes is that they are easy to prepare and taste delicious! If you want to learn how to make these paleo recipe then read on!
Below are some paleo diet recipes:
Paleo breakfast recipe # 1 – Blueberry pancakes
2 ½ cups of almond meal
4 free range eggs
¼ cup of coconut milk
1/8 cup of coconut oil
1 teaspoon of baking soda (bicarbonate)
A pinch of salt (to taste)
Start off by pre-heating the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
Next, combine all the dry ingredients in a bowl (the almond meal, salt, and baking soda).
Beat the eggs until they are fluffy and add in the coconut milk and oil.
Finally, mix the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients until they are well combined. This will create your batter.
Grease a pan with some coconut oil and put spoonfuls of your pancake batter into the pan to create your desired pancake size.
Leave to cook on a low-to-medium heat for about 2 minutes (you can turn them at 1 minute but they will still be very soft in the middle).
Put the pancakes onto some baking paper and place into the oven to keep them warm.
Serve with some fruit spread or honey.
This is a delicious paleo breakfast recipe which is easy to make. Everyone in your family will love these pancakes!
Paleo diet recipes # 2 – Frittata with chili sauce
12 large eggs, whisked well
½ cup of water
2 cups of mushrooms, sliced
1 cup of green bell pepper, chopped into bite-sized chunks
1 cup of red onion, chopped into bite-sized chunks
1 tablespoon of garlic, minced very fine
1 tablespoon of fresh basil, chopped finely
1 ½ cups of cooked and shredded turkey
2 tablespoons of coconut oil
Chili sauce to taste (Here’s a Paleo version of the recipe)
Pre-heat your oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
Melt the coconut oil in a pan over a medium heat.
Add in the onions, mushrooms, garlic, and green pepper.
Cook for around 15 minutes or until all the water has evaporated and the vegetables begin to turn golden brown.
Take off the heat and allow the mixture to cool down a little before adding in the eggs and turkey. Stir well to combine all of the ingredients.
Pour the mixture into a lightly greased 9 inch round cake pan.
Bake in the oven for around 30-35 minutes or until the top has formed a slight crust and it looks firm.
Let the frittata cool for 5 minutes before slicing and serving with chili sauce.
This is a very filling paleo diet recipe which is great for breakfast or brunch!
Paleo recipes # 3 – Easy paleo chili
1 lb. ground beef, pork, or turkey
2 cans of pinto beans, drained and rinsed
1 onion, chopped
2 large carrots, chopped
3 cloves of garlic, chopped
1 bell pepper (any color), cored and chopped
2 tablespoons chili powder
1 tablespoon paprika
1 tablespoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)
1 can (28 oz. ) crushed tomatoes
1 can (14 oz. ) beef stock
Salt and pepper to taste
Grated Cheddar cheese (optional)
Sour cream (optional)
Start off by heating a large pan over a medium-high heat.
Add the meat and break it up into pieces until it starts to brown.
Add the onions, garlic, carrots, and bell pepper and cook for a further 5 minutes.
Next, add the ground spices, cumin, paprika, and cayenne and cook for a minute or so.
Pour in the stock and tomatoes, bring to the boil, and then turn the heat down to low and simmer for around 30-40 minutes.
Add the pinto beans and continue to simmer for 10 minutes.
Before serving, check the chili for seasoning and add salt and black pepper if necessary.
Serve with grated Cheddar cheese and sour cream if desired.
This is a delicious and easy chili recipe which is great for a cold day or to take to a party.
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