Browsing Archive: October, 2013

Pumpkin Pancakes

Posted by joe rigs on Sunday, October 27, 2013, In : breakfast 

1/2 cup pumpkin puree
4 eggs
1/3 cup coconut flour
1/4 tsp baking powder
1 tsp cinnamon

1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/4 tsp cloves
pinch of salt
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 tbsp maple syrup

Whisk together wet ingredients until well blended. Sift in coconut flour and spices and mix well.

Melt about 1 tablespoon coconut oil in large skillet over medium heat and pour batter into 4" pancakes. Be sure that the side on the pan ...

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Pumpkin Spice Cookies (egg free, grain free, dairy free)

Posted by joe rigs on Wednesday, October 23, 2013, In : Desserts 

1 cup pumpkin puree
2/3 cup salted almond butter
3 tbsp fresh ground flax meal
3 tbsp coconut flour
1/2 cup organic (non-GMO) brown sugar, packed (or 1/2 cup coconut sugar with 2 tbsp molasses)
1/ 2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp vanilla
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/2 tsp ginger
pinch sea salt

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl and mix very well.

Scoop dough into golf-ball size onto greased cookie sheet. Press with a fork to flatten.

Bake for 15 - 16 minutes or until bottom o...

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Coconut Chicken with Sweet Ginger Sauce

Posted by joe rigs on Sunday, October 20, 2013, In : Recipes 
This was one of those make-it-up-as-I-go recipes. Sometimes they turn out great, sometimes... not so much.

This one was definitely a great one!

Problem is, I forgot to write it all down (which I tend to do quite often).

I think I remember everything I threw in there thought. Give it a shot and let me know how it goes.

1.5 - 2 lbs chicken thighs
1 cup coconut flakes
1/2 cup coconut flour
1 tsp smoked paprika
2 tsp sea salt, divided
1/2 tsp white pepper
1 tsp parsley flakes
2 eggs
3 tbsp cocon...

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Chicken Apple Bacon Hash

Posted by joe rigs on Thursday, October 10, 2013, In : Recipes 


3-4 Free-range chicken thighs (or chicken breasts, whatever floats your boat)

1 Large organic apple

4 Slices pasture raised bacon

Salt and Pepper


This is about as easy as it gets. If you have some chicken leftover from last night’s dinner, it’s even easier.

Start by cutting up your bacon into about 1 inch pieces. Then chop up the chicken. Finally, dice up your apple.

Throw your bacon in a heated pan and when you start getting a little bacon grease, you can add the chicken. Let th...
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