Thursday, December 26, 2013

Paleo Honey Baked Ham

Okay after reading ingredients in store bought Hams and discovers chemicals and even added starch; I decided to make our own Damn Ham!

Ingredients:
Spiral Cut Ham All Natural about 10 lbs
Honey 1/2 cup
Pineapple 1/2 cup finely chopped 
Palm Sugar 2 tablespoons 
All Spice 1 teaspoon 
Ground Mustard 1 teaspoon 
Garlic Powder 1/2 teaspoon 
Sea Salt/Pepper 1/2 teaspoon each

Blend all ingredients except the Ham (duh) in blender until smooth.  Pour over Ham preferrably the night before cooking or several hours before.  Bake Ham on 325 degrees as per instructions depending on size but until edges are crispy brrown.  Base with dripping several times throughout cooking.  




Paleo Bacon Sweet Potato Casserole with Almond Hazelnut Strusel

Okay super Decadent Side Dish but what the hell; it's the Holidays!  

Ingredients Sweet Potatoes:
Sweet Potatoes 4 pre-baked/no skin
Coconut Milk 1/4 cup
Bacon 6 slices cooked & chopped 
Coconut Oil 2 tablespoons
Chives 2 tablespoons
Sea Salt/Pepper to taste

Ingredients Nut Strusel:
Almonds 1/2 cup
Hazelnuts 1/2 cup
Dates 1/2 cup soaked until softened
Almond Flour 1/4 cup
Coconut Oil 1/4 cup
Cinnamon 1 tablespoon 

Mix all Sweet Potato ingredients with standing or hand mixture until smooth. Layer half of mixture in baking dish greased with more Coconut Oil.  Grind all Nut Strusel Topping ingredients in food processor on pulse (do not over grind leave nuts chunky).  Add layer of Nuts on top of Sweet Potatoes then repeat.  Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes until golden (will be Wicked Hot be careful).

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Paleo Cranberry Holiday Cake

Get into the Spirit of things and bake some Cake!  

Ingredients:
Almond Flour 2 cups
Coconut Flour 1/4 cup
Cranberries 1 cup fresh
Applesauce 1/2 cup all natural
Coconut Milk 1/2 cup
Agave/Honey/Maple 1/4 cup 
Coconut Oil 1/2 cup melted
Eggs 4 large 
Vanilla 1 teaspoon
Baking Powder 1 teaspoon 

Ingredients Glaze:
Coconut Oil 1/2 cup solid form
Agave/Honey/Maple 
Vanilla 1/2 teaspoon 

Mix all cake ingredients except Cranberries together until smooth batter forms.  Gently fold Cranberries into batter and pour into 9x9 parchment lined baking pan.  Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes until golden brown. 

Allow cake to fully cool.  When making the Glaze you simply mix all ingredients to form a paste.  Do not melt Coconut Oil.  Spread on top of cake and then enjoy!!

Saturday, December 7, 2013

Pom Pow Paleo Protein Muffins

When you need your strength make these delicious muffins that are packed with protein!  Great for Post WOD, Breakfast, or even a Snack. 

Ingredients:
Almond Flour 2 cups
Enjoy Life Mini Chips 1/2 cup
Coconut Flour 1/2 cup
Coconut Oil 1/2 cup melted
Agave 1/2 cup
Coconut Milk 1/2 cup 
Protein Powder 2 scoops  
Eggs 3 large
Vanilla 1 tablespoon 
Baking Powder 1 teaspoon
Sea Salt 1/2 teaspoon 

Mix all ingredients to make a smooth batter.  Pour into lined muffin tins 3/4 full to top.  Bake at 350 degrees for 20-22 minutes.  Makes 12 muffins.