Paleo Sample Day

Posted in Uncategorized on June 10, 2010 by Auryn

Breakfast:  Scrambled eggs, green peppers (or throw in frozen chopped green peppers, thaws SUPER fast) Mushrooms, black pepper.  So easy and quick to throw together, really!  Bring it into work in some foil. You really can use any veggie you’d like.

Snack:  Hot tea with Lemon and a few berries (strawberries or whatever is in season)

Lunch: Salad with olive oil, black pepper and lemon juice (vinegar isn’t Paleo, but it is 0 carbs, so you pick, do you want lemon or vinegar, lemon juice IS Paleo)

Dinner: Thaw a tasty Salmon filet.  On a piece of foil place shredded carrots, spinach, drizzle with a tad of olive oil. Place the finish on top, finish with thin slices of zucchini and some red onion (or shallots). Spice it as much as you like, me personally like black pepper and dill weed.  Finish with another drizzle of olive oil. Bake in the oven for 350 for 35-55 minutes depending how you like your fish & veggies.

Snack: Cucumber, because yes they taste good all on their own.  Try it, really.  Or even a piece of roasted broccoli

Other snack ideas?

Try an avocado, some people like its simple and buttery taste. I like to jazz mine up with a drizzle of olive oil, salt, and pepper.

Or my fave, thick slices of tomato with a tad of olive oil, garlic powder, dried oregano and dried or best, fresh basil on top.. sometimes I top thick slices with black olives, garlic and oregano. *faints*

Best Pan Fried Salmon

Posted in Uncategorized on June 10, 2010 by Auryn

EVER.

Have your fillets already room temperature. Heat the skillet over med-low heat. Season the salmon with salt and pepper on both sides.  Add the remaining 1 tbsp of veggie oil into the skillet and raise heat to med-high. Place the salmon  (if you have salmon with the skin on it, skin side down for crispy skin, skin side up if you don’t. No skin? No problem, it doesn’t matter the side) into the pan. Cook without moving until golden brown (4 minutes), turn the fillets over with a metal spatula, or very thin plastic one, and cook until the fish feels firm (3 min more).

Tilapia Vera Cruz

Posted in Uncategorized on June 10, 2010 by Auryn

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  • 1 lb Tilapia fillets
  • olive oil
  • white onion
  • garlic
  • red pepper (can use orange too, sometimes I do all 3)
  • green pepper
  • tomato sauce or fresh tomatoes
  • green olives
  • salt and pepper to taste
    *jalapeno is optional
    *Hot sauce optional!

(normally I make it without hot sauce and without jalapenos)

For Sauce: Heat 3 tablespoons of olive oil in saucepan. Add garlic, onions, jalapeno (if using), olives. As soon as ingredients start to sizzle, add the tomatoes and bell peppers and salt and pepper. Simmer for 10 to 15 minutes.

For Tilapia: Pat dry fish fillets and season with salt and pepper. In skillet add remaining 2 tablespoons of oil with medium to high heat and swirl in pan. Add seasoned fillets and sear about 2-3 minutes per side or until golden. Hold in warm oven until all fillets are cooked.

Guide to Paleo Eating

Posted in Uncategorized on June 10, 2010 by Auryn

Good Evening

Human Resources Manager, 80’s & Industrial DJ, and a crazy goth cat lady that likes rocks. Yes, gems and minerals. However, my evenings take up another passion: Cooking. This website I plan to dedicate to my cave-like eats that I create on a regular basis.

Paleo Basics:

No legumes, corn, bread, potatoes, rice, grains, dairy, sugar.  You eat all vegetables, meats, fish,  nuts, seeds, fruit (keep tropical fruit in moderation). You will learn more with each recipe posted

Auryn and out!