Fresh Tomato Pie

So many wonderful tomatoes one of my favorite recipes!!!
You can make some Paleo changes to the crust, use cauliflower and make your mayo out of yogurt, check out Paleoleap.com for recipes. 

Fresh Tomato Pie
1  9" Pie Crust
Either Evaporated Milk, 1 beaten egg or 1/2 n 1/2 ( to brush pie crust)
3-4 sliced tomatoes
1-2 sliced sweet red onion or yellow onion
Salt, Pepper and Garlic to taste
1/3 c mayo
1/3 c Parmesan cheese

Preheat oven 450 degrees
Place pie crust in pie pan, brush with evaporated milk, egg or 1/2 n 1/2   Bake at 450 for 5 minutes  remove from oven and
Start with onion rings, then add sliced tomatoes, spread mayo mixture over the tomatoes and bake at 350 degrees 35-45 minutes.

Paleo Banana Cinnamon Waffles

1 ripe banana, cut into thick slices
1 egg
1/4 cup seed or almond butter
1/4 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp coconut oil (for greasing)

Preheat your waffle maker
Place egg and banana in high power blender, blend until smooth, add the seed or almond butter, baking powder and cinnamon, blend until smooth and well combined.
Grease both side of waffle maker with coconut oil, pour in batter to fill bottom (don't over fill)
Cook 4-5 minutes or until golden brown
Serve with your favorite fresh fruit
For extra sweetness drizzle honey over waffle.

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Taco Spinach Salad

1 lb. ground lean beef
1 lg bell pepper, diced (you can use colored sweet peppers)
1 c diced tomatoes
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 onion, diced
2 green onions, diced
Sweet banana peppers or mild pepper rings (in jars) chopped add to your taste
1 small can sliced black olives
1 pkg or 2 tbsp taco seasoning
Fresh Spinach (bag)
Paleo Sour Cream and/or Paleo Ranch Dressing

Brown beef, add onions, garlic, peppers, tomatoes, black olives, and spinach, cook until veggies are tender, serve topped with Paleo sour cream and/or Paleo Ranch dressing
 

Salmon, Avocado, & Egg Salad

2 cups flaked salmon
2 hard boiled eggs, diced
1 bell pepper, diced
1 avocado, diced
1/2 red onion, minced
1/4 c Paleo (vegan/organic) mayonnaise
1/4 tsp Cayenne pepper
juice from half lemon
2 tbsp olive oil
Sea Salt, fresh ground pepper and garlic powder to taste.
(I've used several different seasonings, Ranch, Bourbon Molasses, Jamaican Jerk all from Tantara Farms, Italian Seasoning, Cavendars, both salt free, tarragon, dill, curry use your imagination!)
Whisk mayo, lemon juice, cayenne pepper and olive oil until well emulsified.
In separate bowl mix salmon, diced eggs, bell pepper, avocado,
and red onion (I like to add crumbled bacon and cooked, peeled shrimp)
Pour mayo mixture over salmon/egg mix, toss gently.
Refrigerate until ready to eat

Sloppy Joes

2 lbs ground beef, bison, lamb or turkey
4 peppers chopped, green, red, yellow.... mix them up
1 onion, chopped
1/4 c apple cider vinegar, (substitute whiskey or gluten free beer)
2 (14oz) cans crushed tomoatoes
1 tblsp chili powder
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp ground smoke paprika
1 tsp Himalayan or sea salt
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
Dash of cayenne pepper
1 head lettuce, cut into wedges, remove center for cups

Brown meat, (drain excess fat) add all ingredients (except lettuce) simmer until ready to serve.  This is great for a Crockpot, crumble the meat add all ingredients cook on low 6-8 hours.

Spoon into lettuce cups or Paleo buns
 

Mediterranean Shrimp Soup in Crock Pot

2 cans (about 14 oz) chicken broth
1 can (about 14 oz) diced tomatoes
1 can (8 oz)  tomato sauce
1 med onion chopped
1 med green pepper chopped
1/2 orange juice
1 jar or can sliced mushrooms
1/4 -1/2 sliced black olives
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tsp basil
2 whole bay leaves
1/4 tsp fennel
1/8 tsp pepper
1 lb shrimp, medium size, peeled & deveined (cooked, peeled & deviened take tails off  in freezer section works great)

Combine all ingredients in crock pot, cover and cook on low 4 - 4 1/2 hours.

You can add 1lb white fish (cod, haddock, swai ,tilapia) to this for a heartier soup, slice in pieces add to soup.

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Avocado Banana Chocolate Cookies

Preheat oven 350F
1 c very ripe avocado
1 banana
1 egg
1/2 c dark cocoa powder
2 tbsp raw honey (optional)
Dark chocolate chips or chunks to taste
1/2 tsp baking soda

Combine the banana, avocado and honey in a bowl. Mix everything until smooth using hand mixer or a food processor.
Add in the egg, baking soda and cocoa powder, continue mixing until well blended.
Stir in chocolate chips/chunks

Drop spoonfuls of cookie dough on cookie sheet lined with parchment paper, dough is very soft. (I make mine one big cookie and cut into bars)

Bake 8 - 10 minutes  until warm and firm.
 

Sweet Potato & Buffalo Chicken Casserole

Preheat oven 400 F
2 lbs boneless skinless chicken cubed
5 Sweet Potatoes, cubed
1 tbsp paprika
2 tbsp garlic powder
6 tbsp hot sauce ( I only use 1tbsp)
1/2 c olive oil, or melted ghee
1 c bacon, cooked and cut
1 c green onions, sliced
Sea or Himalayan Salt & Fresh Ground Pepper to taste
In a large bowl combine olive oil, paprika, garlic powder, hot sauce, salt & pepper
Add sweet potatoes and chicken, bacon and green onions, stir to coat, pour in casserole dish (greased dish optional I like butter adds a little flavor)
Bake 40-50 minutes, stirring several times

Recipe is from Paleoleap.com
 

Brisket with Sweet Onions

Love cooking in a Crock Pot!!!  Dinner is ready when you get home and the house smells so good.

Brisket with Sweet Onions
2 large sweet onions, cut into slices
1 flat-cut boneless beef brisket (about 3 1/2 pounds)
 Garlic powder, black pepper and dash of Himalayan or sea salt
2 cans (14oz each)  beef broth (or make your own)
1 tablespoon cracked black peppercorns

Coat inside of crock pot with olive oil or nonstick cooking spray
Line bottom with sliced  onions, add brisket sprinkle salt, garlic powder and pepper on both sides, pour in broth, add peppercorns, cook on high 5 to 7 hours.
Remove brisket to cutting board, cover loosely with foil, let stand 10 to 15 minutes then slice.
Arrange onions on plate top with brisket add liquid from crock pot over the top and serve!

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