• Dinner

    Paleo Fried Chicken

    Finger Lick’n Paleo Fried Chicken! It’s no big secret that I am a southern girl who was born and raised in Texas. In the South we fry EVERYTHING! Seriously… have you heard of our famous state fair deep friend Oreos or deep-fried margaritas. Yes, that is a thing. Anyway, I digress. What I was really wanting was some good, southern fried chicken. Other Paleo fried chicken recipes with nut flours just weren’t cutting. They ended up soggy or had a strange texture. I wanted a good, crunchy, slightly salty, juicy, fried chicken. I was at the store buying our weekly 15 bags (they are tiny) of plantain chips and I…

  • Breakfast,  Dinner,  Snack

    Paleo Meal Plan Week 1

    Paleo Meal Plan Week 1 Breakfasts: Eggs Sausage Bacon Veggies Ham Fruit (Limit to two a day) [wp_ad_camp_2] Snacks:  Avocados Almonds Cashews Boiled Eggs Grapefruit Guacamole Nut butters (Almond or cashew) Veggies (celery, carrot, cucumber, jicama, sweet peppers, bell peppers) Lunches: Chicken Legs Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette Vegetables (Canned, fresh, frozen) Canned Salmon Pepperoni (Applegate Farms) Lunchmeat (Applegate Farms) Dinners:  Monday- Wild Caught Cod (baked) with super veggie salad and homemade balsamic vinaigrette. Tuesday- Buffalo chicken lettuce wrap with tomatoes and bell peppers. Wednesday- Steak, mushrooms, and onions with mashed butternut squash. Thursday- Zucchini noodle spaghetti with red sauce marinara and chicken sausage. Friday- Chicken Legs and green beans. Saturday-…

  • Dinner

    Simple Ham and Green Beans

    This recipe is super simple and the kids and husband loved it! We DO buy canned goods, but we make sure that there is ONLY the vegetable and water. In this case we actually found Great Value green beans to have ONLY green beans and water! It is a very tasty meal on a budget for those trying to save money! Simple ham and green beans ingredients: Two cans French Green Beans 1 tsp Crushed Garlic 1/2 lb Ham (cubed) Recipe: Open cans and empty 3/4 of the juice out. Dump green beans into the skillet. Add Ham and Garlic Cook until warm and liquid is gone. Serve. Want to…

  • Dinner

    The BOMB Paleo Chili!

      My husband (a bomb technician, hence the name) was really wanting chili so I came up with this recipe to fit with Paleo! This was by far some of the best chili (Paleo or not) that I have ever had and my husband agreed! My 7 year old ate four bowls because he loved it! You do not even taste the vegetables in it so it is a great way to get the veggies in the kids (and the husband) without a fuss!  [wp_ad_camp_2] The Bomb Paleo Chili Ingredients:  Two pounds of ground meat. We used turkey and pork. 2 cans tomato paste (JUST tomato pulp) 1 can diced tomato…

  • Dinner

    Paleo Zucchini Noodle and Sausage Spaghetti!

      Zucchini Noodle and Sausage Spaghetti:  What’s in it:  Zucchini (Sliced using mandolin and knife) Chicken Sausage Garlic cloves sliced Coconut oil (refined) How it’s made:  Cook sausage in about a tsp of coconut oil, remove from pan, slice. Toss zucchini and garlic slices in pan and cook together, pouring off excess water from zucchini as you cook it. Toss everything back in pan. Heat sufficiently. Enjoy.   Linked on LittleHouseLiving [wp_ad_camp_3]  Want to lose weight? Follow me on my weight loss journey! Check out my ABOUT ME page!

  • Recipes

    Chicken Tetrazzini

    This chicken tetrazzini recipe came from a long time friend of mine. I made it and my husband and kids ate it and had second (and third) helpings so I thought I would share it with you! Ingredients: 12 ounces spaghetti 1 1/2 teaspoons cooking oil 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 tablespoons butter 1/4 cup chopped onion 1 small clove garlic, minced 2 cans (10 3/4 ounces each condensed cream of chicken soup) 1 cup chicken broth 1 teaspoon of seasoned salt 3 cups (12 ounces) shredded American cheese 4 cups diced cooked chicken (I buy the rotisserie chicken from the grocery store) 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley or 1…

  • Recipes

    The BEST chili recipe for the crockpot!

    [wp_ad_camp_2] My family loved this crockpot chili! I made it for my husband’s coworkers and it didn’t last long. The best chili recipe for the crockpot Ingredients: 1.5 pounds ground beef chuck (not lean) 1 pound  HOT breakfast sausage 1 pound  regular breakfast sausage 2 ( 15 ounces) cans mild chili beans with juice 2 (15 ounces) cans dark red kidney beans with juice 2 cans (28 ounces) diced tomatoes with juice 1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste 1 large yellow onion, chopped 3 stalks celery, chopped 1 green bell pepper, chopped and seeded 1 red bell pepper, chopped and seeded 2 small cans mild green chilies 2 tablespoon Beef…

  • Recipes

    Easy SUSHI at home!

    spicy CRAB ROLL at HOME! Easy Sushi at Home! It really is easy… if you have any questions feel free to ask! Spicy Crab Roll Ingredients: Crab (imitation or real) Nori (Roasted seaweed papers) Cucumber (Julienned) Avocado (Sliced thin) Carrot (Julienned) Cream Cheese (Softened) Panko Crumbs Rice vinegar Jasmine rice Coconut water Parchment paper Mayonnaise Sriracha Sauce (We used Louisiana hot sauce) Instructions: Use a mesh strainer or other small hole strainer and rinse two cups of jasmine rise under cold water until the water runs clear. Cook rice as directed… instead of water we used 2 cups of coconut water and 1/2 cup of rice wine vinegar (For two…