Malaysian Chicken Soup

This recipe started out inspired by a dish called laksa that comes from Malaysia and Indonesia.  Traditional laksa is a spicy noodle soup, of which there are numerous local incantations involving either curry or tamarind for flavor, and a greatly varied list of ingredients such as tempe, boiled eggs, poached fish, rice noodles, bean sprouts, and shrimp … Continue reading Malaysian Chicken Soup

Shredded Chicken Strawberry Salad

As the afternoons get longer (and, in spite of daylight savings, we also seem to be gaining daylight earlier in the morning as well), and the sun starts making appearances more than bi-weekly here in the PNW, our thoughts turn to spring and summer.  About the same time, we start to see strawberries arriving in the local … Continue reading Shredded Chicken Strawberry Salad

Chicken Curry Soup

The original version of this recipe came from our friend Colleen at the gym, although where she originally found the recipe, I'm not sure.  When I pulled it out of the folder to put on our menu recently, I couldn't help but make some adjustments that would put our own spin on things.  The result … Continue reading Chicken Curry Soup

Chicken with Fennel and Squash

Chicken with Fennel and Squash Recipe Type: Main Dish Author: Purely Primal Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 4 hours Total time: 4 hours 15 mins Serves: 4 Ingredients 4 pounds of chicken thighs 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon of black pepper 1/4 cup or so of coconut flour 2 tablespoons of coconut oil 1 … Continue reading Chicken with Fennel and Squash

Pesto-Roasted Summer Squash

Pesto-Roasted Summer Squash Recipe Type: Side Dishes Author: Purely Primal Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 40 mins Total time: 55 mins Serves: 4 Ingredients 3~4 small to medium assorted summer squash, sliced diagonally about 1/4″ thick 1/3 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped fine 1/6 cup pine nuts, roasted 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil … Continue reading Pesto-Roasted Summer Squash

Herb-Roasted Chicken with Fennel

Herb-Roasted Chicken with Fennel Recipe Type: Main Dish Author: Purely Primal Prep time: 40 mins Cook time: 40 mins Total time: 1 hour 20 mins Serves: 4 Ingredients 4 bone-in, skin-on chicken breast halves. You can use boneless, skinless, but they don’t develop quite as much flavor, and are a bit smaller as well. 1/2 … Continue reading Herb-Roasted Chicken with Fennel

Herb-Dijon Filet Mignon

Herb-Dijon Filet Mignon Recipe Type: Main Dish Author: Purely Primal Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 35 mins Total time: 45 mins Serves: 3 to 4 Ingredients 3 grass-fed beef filet mignon steaks, about 7 ounces each and 1-1/2″ thick. 3 tbsp dijon mustard 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 3 large garlic cloves, crushed … Continue reading Herb-Dijon Filet Mignon