Thursday, 29 September 2011

Paleo Banana Coconut "Ice-cream"

2 bananas (frozen in small chunks)
100g Coconut butter

cinnamon/ cocoa powder

Optional ingredients
Nuts, chocolate chips, coconut flakes

1. Place banana chunks in food processor and process until it forms a smooth "soft-serve" like consistency
2. Add melted coconut butter and flavouring of choice (I used cinnamon and vanilla), and mix until well combined
This, honest to goodness, tastes like banana ice-cream

Wednesday, 28 September 2011

Paleo Salmon Cauliflower "Rice" Stir-fry

INGREDIENTS (for 2 people)
200g salmon fillets - cooked
Handfull of prawns/shrimps
1/2 an onion
2 cloves of garlic
2-3 baby carrots
5-6 cauliflower florets
Handful of spinach
coconut oil
salt and pepper

1. Chop up cauliflower until it resembles rice like pieces (either in a food processor, or grater), and place in microwave for 2 minutes, or if you prefer, steam it until tender
2. Chop onion finely and sauté in a pan until softened. Then add finely chopped garlic, chopped carrots and continue to stir until just softened.
3. Add all the rest of the ingredients (breaking up the salmon into little chunks) and stir fry until well combined
This is a super quick, easy and tasty way to use up left over fish and veggies!

Monday, 26 September 2011

Paleo Coconut Chocolate snacks


7oz/200g coconut butter
2 tbsp cocoa powder
1 tsp vanilla
8 pitted dates 

Alternate ingredients
- Omit cocoa powder and add cinnamon
- Add coconut flakes or nuts
- Replace dates with 2 tbsp honey

1. Cover dates in water and microwave for a minute or two until softened
2. Melt coconut butter by placing sealed container into hot water
3. Whizz up dates in food processor until they form a paste, then add the rest of the ingredients until well combined and the mixture starts to form a ball
4. Place on a baking paper covered tray and shape as desired
5. Place in fridge to cool

Sunday, 25 September 2011

Paleo Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Tacos

This is the easiest recipe ever and makes enough food for about 8 meals. I put in in little cabbage "tacos" with left over sweet potato fries, avocado and some sauerkraut.

1.5kg (3lb) pork loin/leg
4 slices of bacon
1/2 large onion
2-3 cloves garlic

1. Stuff the meat with garlic and onions and sprinkle with salt
2. Line slow cooker with bacon
3. Place loin in slow cooker with the rind up and cook on low for 10-12 hours
4. Let it cool and pull apart with 2 forks
5. Pour the juices left in the slow-cooker over it all
6. Use in "tacos" or with any vegetable accompaniment