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Pulled pork

August 8, 2012

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I absolutely love pulled pork, and since it falls under the paleo category, I figured why not make my own at home?  Hardcore bbq lovers might say you really need to slow roast in a smoker or bbq, but I find a crockpot works just fine.  You have to plan ahead because this needs to […]

Grilled shrimp with chili, cilantro and lime

August 4, 2012

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Here’s another great recipe for the grill.  The original called for basic shrimp with a spicy cilantro chili sauce, but I decided to do away with the sauce and marinate the shrimp with the ingredients instead.  The grilled chilis give this dish a nice kick, and the olive oil will smoke over the fire adding […]

Grilled turmeric and lemongrass chicken wings

August 3, 2012

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Here’s another great adaptation from a recipe I found in bon appetit magazine.  I’ve used coconut milk and lemongrass before, but never on grilled chicken wings.  I think it’s a great way to add an asian flair to the wings without the soy sauce.  The original recipe calls for marinating the wings in the fridge […]

Summer squash and quinoa salad with walnuts

August 1, 2012

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While there has been some debate as to whether or not quinoa is actually paleo, it is classified as a seed, not a grain, so I will use it occasionally.  It is high in protein, fat and amino acids, and is considered quite nutritious.  On top of that it tastes good.  It has a similar […]