Pepperoni bread (dairy free, gluten free, coconut flour)

Microwave Pepperoni Bread

 

3 Tbsp olive oil

3 Tbsp pasta sauce

3 Tbsp water

2 eggs

 

½ tsp baking powder

¼ tsp guar gum

¼ tsp salt

1 Tbsp pizza or Italian seasoning

¼ cup coconut flour

 

12-15 slices of pepperoni-diced

 

Mix all wet ingrediants in glass dish that you are going to cook in (5 c pyrex measuring cup works well). Add eggs and whisk. Stir in all dry ingredients except flour. Mix well.  Add flour & whisk well…mixture will thicken quickly.  Add pepperoni and stir to combine. Smooth top with a spatula.

 

Microwave in Pyrex for 4-6 minutes or until set in the middle.

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Onion pork chops (gluten free, low carb, dairy free)

Onion pork chops (gluten free, low carb, dairy free)

3 thick (1 inch, minimum) cut boneless pork chops

3/4 c chicken stock

2 Tbsp butter

Olive oil

Salt

Pepper

Onion powder

Garlic and black pepper grinder

Dried minced onion

Salt, pepper, onion powder and garlic,pepper grinder the chops.

Olive oil in skillet, brown chops on both sides, approx 3 minutes.

Add 2 Tbsp butter and 3/4 c chicken stock. Sprinkle 1-2 Tbsp minced dried onion over chops and sauce.

Cover and cook over medium for 12-15 minutes or until chops are cooked through (slight pink in middle).

(Optional step) Remove chops and crank heat to reduce sauce by half. Return chops to pan once sauce is thickened a bit and heat is off.

Serve chops doused in sauce.

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Coconut flour Tortillas

Coconut flour Tortillas

1/4 cup + 2 Tbsp water

2 eggs

2 Tbsp olive oil

1 tsp apple cider vinegar

2 T coconut flour

1/4 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp chili powder

1/2 tsp cumin

1/2 tsp oregano

1/4 tsp salt

Pinch of pepper

Start preheating your pan over medium heat.

Whisk wet ingredients.

Add spices and whisk. Add coconut flour and whisk. Add baking powder and whisk.

Use a non stick pan. Pour batter (a couple of tbsps) into pan and circle it to spread it out.

Cook 1 minute. Cover 1 minute. Flip and cook for 2 more minutes.

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Ribs…rubbed and rutebega-ed (sugar free, dairy free, gluten free & low carb!)

Ribs…rubbed and rutebega-ed (sugar free, dairy free, gluten free & low carb!)

1 tablespoon smoked paprika

1 tablespoon garlic powder

1 tablespoon onion powder

2 tablespoons sea salt

1 tablespoon oregano

1 tablespoon ground coriander

1 teaspoon cayenne pepper

1 tablespoon black pepper

1 rack baby back ribs (membrane removed)

Mix rub ingredients

Spread generously on ribs. You might have extra…save it for something else.

Place in Dutch oven on top of seasoned (salt, pepper, onion powder) rutebega chunks. I cutting rack into 2 pieces instead of twisting it up

Cover and roast at 325 for 2.5-3 hours. Turn oven off and leave in until ready to serve (ours ended up staying in an extra 2 hours…)

Enjoy…

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No bean crock pot chili

No bean crock pot chili

Layer in crock-pot:

2.5 cups chopped baby carrots

2.5 cups diced daikon (1/2 in cubes)

2 lbs. lean beef 93/7 cooked

1 lb fattier beef 80/20 cooked

1 lb sweet Italian sausage, out of casing and cooked

2 onions coursely chopped

2 bags frz assorted peppers

3 14oz. Cans petite diced tomatoes w/ liquid

4 heaping Tbsp minced garlic

1/3 cup chili powder

1 Tbsp black pepper

1 Tbsp cumin

2 Tbsp salt

1.5 cans tomato paste

Cook 5-6 hours on high. (Or more) Add tomato paste and stir. Cook another 1-2 hours or more. (The longer the better

Notes: slice the carrots pretty small…I use the slicing blade on my food processor, otherwise they take FOREVER to cook.

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Avocado Lime Chicken Salad – gluten free, dairy free, sugar free

Avocado Lime Chicken Salad – gluten free, dairy free, sugar free

3 cups diced chicken (I used grilled)
2 avocados
1 lime – juiced
1/3 cup finely diced red onion
1/2 cup chopped bacon (not bacon bits…)
In a large bowl, juice the lime and add the avocado. Mash well with a fork, mixing the lime juice with the avocado. 
Add remaining ingredients, taste and adjust seasoning with salt and pepper to taste. (I used about a tsp of salt and 1/2 tsp of pepper). 
Serve on a bed of lettuce with some diced tomatoes if you want to be fancy…or just eat it out of the bowl 🙂
(If you are my mother, you might want to add some fresh cilantro…I think it tastes like soap, so I didn’t. )

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