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Animal Proteins

Braised Lamb Shanks

4-6 pastured lamb shanks seasoned with sea salt, pepper, cumin and cinnamon 2 tbsp. pork fat or other fat/oil 2 cups red wine 4-5 cups chicken stock or water (enough to almost cover shanks) 2 bay leaves 2 onions, peeled and quartered 2-3 celery stalks, chopped 2-3 carrots, chopped 2 tbsp. rosemary 3-4 sprigs fresh…

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Poached Eggs on Sourdough Toast

  Pastured eggs 3-4 cups water 1 tbsp. vinegar Whole Grain Sourdough Bread Grass Fed Butter or olive oil Directions Bring water to a boil in a small saucepot. Lower the heat to simmer, add vinegar, and stir the water briskly in one direction. Crack an egg into a small cup first and then gently slide the…

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Baked Cremini Mushroom and Cheese Empanadas

Yield 24 empanadas. Dough 1¼ teaspoons sea salt 3 cups all purpose flour 3½ ounces natural lard (butter or coconut oil) 2/3 cup cool water Place flour and salt into a mixing bowl. Drop in pieces of lard and break up into small pieces. Work in the flour until it resembles small crumbles. Slowly add…

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Weekend Frittata

Weekend Frittata

1 slice of bacon 2 shallots, minced 1 small Yukon gold potato, sliced thin ½ tbsp. olive oil ½ tbsp. butter 5-6 eggs 1 tsp. fresh thyme Sea salt Freshly ground black pepper Parsley, minced Preheat oven to 350°. In a frying pan, cook bacon until crispy. Remove bacon from the pan, dice and set…

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Curried Chicken Salad Sandwich

10-12 ounces cooked pastured or organic chicken, diced 2 celery sticks, diced 1/4 cup cilantro, minced 1/3 cup dried cranberries 1 apple, seeded and diced 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 2 tbsp. apple cider vinegar 2 tbsp. mayonnaise 1 & 1/2 tsp. curry powder 1/2 tsp. sea salt Black pepper to taste Whole grain…

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Grass Fed Beef Stew and Winter Vegetables

½ tbsp. olive oil 1 onion, peeled and chopped 4 garlic cloves, peeled and minced 1 small celeriac root, peeled and chopped 1 turnip, chopped 2 carrots, chopped 2 Yukon gold potatoes, diced ¾ pound grass-fed beef chuck, cubed Cumin Black pepper 2 bay leaves 4 cups beef stock (or water) 1 cup red or…

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Roasted Duck & Marinated Chinese Cabbage Salad with Lemon Sesame Dressing

Sea salt Freshly ground black pepper 1 head Chinese cabbage, shredded 2 carrots, grated or cut into thin matchsticks 2 to 3 scallions, minced 4 tablespoons toasted sesame oil Juice of 1 lemon, plus zest 1 tablespoon ginger juice (grate fresh ginger and squeeze out juice) 1 duck breast, maple roasted (see Maple Roasted Duck…

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Creamy Turkey Chowder

2 tbsp. grass-fed butter 2-3 tbsp. white rice flour (or other flour) 4 cups turkey or chicken stock (or water) 1 leek, chopped (use both white and green) 1 tbsp. fresh sage, minced 1 tsp. rosemary 2 to 3 garlic cloves, peeled and minced ½ cup celeriac root, peeled diced (or 2 celery stalks, diced)…

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Buffalo Chili

2 tbsp. olive oil 1 onion, peeled and diced ½ pound of ground buffalo meat 1½ tsp. cumin 1 tsp. sea salt ¼ tsp. black pepper 3 celery stalks, diced 2 garlic cloves, peeled and minced 1 red pepper, deseeded and diced 1 can pinto or kidney beans, rinsed 1 can Muir Glen Organic Tomatoes…

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Crispy Cod and Vegetable Noodle Soup

4 cups fish stock or water 2 inches kombu, soaked and sliced thin 1 tbsp. ginger, peeled and cut into matchsticks 3 to 4 tablespoons shoyu 2 tbsp. mirin, rice cooking wine 3 to 4 shitake mushroom, stems removed and sliced thin 1 carrot, matchsticks 8 ounces black cod, diced into 1 to 2 ounce…

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Gingered Chicken with Udon Noodles and Sauteed Vegetables

  8 ounces chicken breast, cut into thin strips 2-3 tbsp. organic tamari or shoyu 2 tbsp. mirin (rice wine) 1 tbsp. ginger, peeled and minced 2 tbsp. water 1 eight ounce package Udon Noodles 2 tbsp. coconut oil 1/2 head Chinese cabbage, sliced thin 1 red pepper, deseeded and sliced thin Sea salt Cilantro, chopped Marinate…

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Stewed Lamb with Apricots

1 tbsp. olive oil 1 pound grass-fed lamb stew meat, diced 2 garlic cloves, peeled and minced 1 large onion, peeled and diced 6-8 dried apricots, diced 2 carrots, chopped 1 red potato, cubed ¼ cup raisins ½ tsp. dried cinnamon 2 pinches ground nutmeg ½ tsp. cumin ½ tsp. sea salt 2 cups stock…

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