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Recipes I've Shared:

Paleo Egg Muffins

You can use any veggies you want.

Cabbage Rolls (w/ Brown Gravy)

A Nightshade-free recipe for cabbage rolls!

Pumpkin Turkey Chili

Spicy, savory, and satisfying -- It has less sodium than most chilis -- and more potassium than sodium :)!

Very Good (2 ratings)
Primal Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

Recipe adapted from

I add 2 scoops of raw vegetarian protein powder to mine to up the protein content, but that's optional and not included in the nutrition info.

Steamed Asian Chicken, Kale, and Carrots in the Bamboo Steamer

This is the steamer I use:

Make sure to line your steamer with parchment paper (or lettuce leaves).

Grass-fed Roast Beef in the Slowcooker

This is my go-to recipe when I come across a nice, grass-fed piece of chuck.

Very Good (2 ratings)
Valkyria-'s Favorite Turkey Burgers (Gluten Free, Low Carb)

This is my favorite turkey burger recipe.. I have them at least once a week.

NOTE: the veggies and mustard ARE included in the calorie count.

Very Good (4 ratings)
Ham and Navy Bean Soup with Veggies

Great for leftover ham scraps/bones. Full of fiber, vitamins, and minerals, this soup has more potassium than sodium and 18g protein per cup.

Very Good (5 ratings)
Curried Tuna Salad

This is a spicy, satisfying tuna salad.

Incredible! (1 rating)
Valkyria-'s Chocolate Snickerdoodle Steel-Cut Oats

If you ever had trouble eating breakfast in the morning, this will cure it.

Incredible! (1 rating)
Valkyria's Slow-Cooker Meatballs

You can freeze two meatballs in a small container with 4 oz sauce, then thaw and throw over pasta and vegetables for a super-quick meal for one.

The shiitake mushrooms add a delicious flavor and cook down into nothingness if you chop them up finely enough.

Very Good (6 ratings)
Whole Wheat Carrot Pumpkin Muffins (Low-Fat, High-Protein )

A healthier muffin. You can make cream cheese frosting for these with half a package of 1/3 fat or fat free cream cheese and 1/4 cup of powdered sugar.

If you don't use stevia (Truvia), you can sub about 1/3 cup brown sugar in the muffins, but don't forget to add the extra calories.

Incredible! (2 ratings)
Mint Chocolate Chip Protein Smoothie

Nutritionally speaking, this beats the heck out of mint chocolate chip ice cream and sacrifices NONE of the flavor. Make sure you get the Optimum Nutrition brand of protein powder... it tastes the best ever.

Very Good (24 ratings)
Soba Noodles, Chicken, and Veggies with Caramelized Garlic Sauce

Warning: must love garlic.

This dish serves 1, but can easily be modified to serve more.

Some Soba noodles are gluten-free (check package). They are made from buckwheat and metabolize much more slowly than most carbohydrates, which makes them ideal for diabetics and health-conscious individuals. You can pick them up at your local japanese market or health food store.

If you don't have any chicken leftovers on hand, Marinate chicken breast tenderloins or sliced breasts in some sesame oil, chopped up garlic, sake or rice vinegar, sugar, salt and pepper for 4-24 hours. Cook in nonstick skillet.. adding a bit of soy sauce and sake/wine halfway through the cooking.

This sauce can be used on any noodles with just about any vegetables you like. Enjoy :)

Very Good (4 ratings)
Mediterranean Stuffed Chicken with Orzo and Roasted Vegetables

Cooking skill: medium/easy

Time required: 4 hours for marination, 60 to prep and cook.

You will need to have access to a Whole Foods store, or else make the stuffing yourself.

This dish is absolutely to-die-for delicious, and great on a hot summer night. It is as packed with nutrients as it is with flavor!

I invented this recipe randomly one night after being inspired by the feta salad I picked up from Whole Foods.

Feel free to sub couscous for the orzo if you prefer.

Very Good (3 ratings)
Salad Nicoise (nee - SWAZ) using Fresh Summer Vegetables

If you really want to wow your friends and family this summer, try my take on a French classic salad with seared tuna steaks and two homemade dressings.

***You will need a food processor to create these dressings.***

***This is by no means a quick recipe, but it is relatively easy.

If you leave out the potatoes, the salad has 14 g carb and 426 cal per serving.

Very Good (2 ratings)
Peanut Sesame Noodles with Tofu and Vegetables

If you use a sweetened peanut butter, omit the brown sugar (or greatly reduce it). Mine had no added sugar.

You can add whatever vegetables you like.

Red Wine or Rice vinegar can be used instead of Cider.

If the peanut butter sauce is too runny, add some cornstarch and microwave for 1 min, then stir.

Very Good (6 ratings)
Carrot and Leek Frittata with Terragon

Tarragon enhances the sweetness of the carrots and leeks. The flavor profile is sweet and savory and oh sooo delicious!

I don't eat cheese anymore, but you can top with some parmesano reggiano if you wish!

Incredible! (3 ratings)
Chipotle Dr. Pepper Slow Cooker Pork Shoulder

I use this recipe with my cilantro jalapeno cole slaw to make the best pork sandwiches ever.

You can also wrap it in tortillas with fresh tomato, lettuce, cilantro, salsa or guac, or maybe some rice and beans for a great burrito.