11
14
2013

BK’s Curry Chicken Recipe

  Brian Kelsey (aka BK), gave me this recipe to post on the nutrition blog! He has tried it and said it was delicious, and worthy of posting on our blog! So without further ado…! BK’s Curry Chicken Recipe: 2 lb of chicken 1 lb chicken sausage 2 cups of diced red/yellow/green bell peppers 1/2 cup onion, chopped 1 tbsp chopped garlic 1 cup chicken broth 3 tbsp red curry paste 2 cans of full fat coconut milk 1 tbsp fish sauce 1 tsp dried basil 1/2 tsp dried coriander salt and peppe...

10
26
2013

Sweet Potato Cakes

I have come to find that these little sweet potato cakes are AH-MAZING! Not only are they good just by themselves, they make excellent buns for a nice juicy hamburgers!  Here is the recipe below, and they are super easy to make!! Sweet Potato Cakes: about 2 cups of shredded sweet potatoes (200 grams if zoning) 2 eggs 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp ground ginger 1/4 tsp salt coconut oil Directions: In separate bowl shred about 2 cups (or 200 g if zoning) of sweet potatoes. Set aside. In another bowl, c...

10
06
2013

Microwaving Eggs!

Hello Uncommon nation! Eggs are such a sticky issue in the nutritional world. Do you buy the everyday cheap eggs in the supermarket, or go all out and buy the high priced organic, free range eggs fortified with Omega 3!? Is there a difference? Is the extra cost worth it!? All these are good questions, and not easily answered. For Paleo eaters, eggs are definitely a protein bargain! In a dozen eggs, you get 12 servings of protein for about $2 or less (maybe $3,  if you do the eggs fortified with...

09
06
2013

Rutabagas & Paleo Home Fries!

Most people have no clue what a Rutabaga is, or even seen one for that matter, but they are definitely good eats for those on a Paleo diet! They are a delicious root vegetable, and the key is treating Rutabagas just like a potato or sweet potato! So you can dice them up and then either bake, fry or even mash them.  Plus, they have a lot less carbs as compared to potatoes and sweet potatoes for those who are looking to loose weight. “Raw rutabaga tastes milder than turnips, almost like a ca...

09
04
2013

Homemade LaraBars!

              I didn’t realize how easy it is to make your own LaraBars at home that taste exactly like the commercial ones! Here are 3 differenct recipes that I found online. I have actually tried the Key Lime Pie LaraBars, and they taste AWESOME and exactly like a LaraBar! Here are the 3 different recipes: Key Lime Pie LaraBars 1 & 1/2 cups pitted dates, soaked in water to get them wet (found at Meijer) 1/2 cup raw almonds 1/2 cup raw cashews 1 cup...

07
15
2013

Paleo Sweet Potato Salad Recipe!

It is summer, and that means one thing…summer cookouts! Well here is an awesome and delicious Paleo version of the classic potato salad to take to any party!! We have taken this dish to two different cookouts and both times it has been a smash! People that do not even like sweet potatoes have raved about how great it tasted! So without further ado, here it is! Paleo Sweet Potato Recipe: 3 medium sweet potatoes, cubed into bite size pieces. 3 hard boiled eggs, chopped 1 green apple, cored a...

06
30
2013

Uncommon Paleo Chili Recipe!

Hello all! For my first official Paleo recipe post, I figured I would put up the most asked Paleo recipe to date! Uncommon Paleo Chili! Recipe: 3 pounds of ground beef, cooked (grass fed, if possible) 8 bell peppers, diced (of any color) 1 large onion, diced 4 poblano peppers, diced (or hot pepper of choice) 10 slices of bacon, roughly chopped (Bacon: Good Eats post) 58 oz tomato sauce (no sugar!!) 6 oz tomato paste 8 oz diced tomatoes with chilis undrained (or without chilis) 16 oz chunky salsa...

06
26
2013

Bacon: Good Eats!

Good morning Uncommon nation! Pete & Crystal has kindly allowed me to post some of our Paleo recipes on the main WOD site for easy access! I decided to make my first post all about the tastiest food on the planet! BACON! Bacon has definitely gotten a bad rap! When people think bacon, clogged arteries & love handles come to mind, and I guess Homer Simpson. But, did you know that bacon is healthier than hotdogs, hamburgers & glazed donuts (duh!) in terms of salt, calories, fat & ch...