This spicy chicken sauté is really easy and quick to make. And then you toss it with some ripe avocado pieces at the end to create a colorful and delicious dinner that’s filled with healthy fats.
The main ingredient for this recipe is chicken breast, which you dice and then sauté with spices like chili powder, garlic powder, and onion powder.
The avocado and green bell pepper pieces go into the dish after the sauté is done (along with olive oil, mustard, salt and pepper to keep the dish flavorful and moist). If you want the dish to be extra spicy, you can use diced jalapenos or chili peppers instead of green bell peppers. You’ll end up with a filling and nutritious meal that’s suitable for a Paleo and ketogenic diet.
And if you don’t have these exact ingredients, you can use different ingredients (e.g., ham instead of turkey, other fruits instead of berries, and other salad greens instead of arugula leaves).
I’ve recently fallen in love with pink peppercorns!
If you haven’t tried them before, they’re not spicy like black peppercorns. They’re lightly peppery, fruity, and almost a bit sweet. They also add a touch of crunch to the salad recipe.
That means they can make a boring salad suddenly come alive. While fresh tomatoes and avocados and extra virgin olive oil all have their own beautiful and delicate flavors, the pink peppercorns add a whole new dimension to the dish.
One of the best things about many asian recipes is how quick they are to make.
Take this garlic beef noodles recipe for example. You can cook it up in under 30 minutes for dinner.
It’s also super flavorful – with garlic, ginger, and cilantro for seasoning.
If you’ve been to Thailand or enjoy Thai food then you probably recognize this recipe already as it’s a popular dish often enjoyed at lunch. And that’s because sautes (or stir-fries) are fast and easy to make and really delicious to enjoy.
So, if you’re looking for a super quick recipe to eat for lunch or dinner, then give this basil chicken saute a try.
You can make basil chicken saute naturally Paleo and Ketogenic by using gluten-free tamari sauce instead of regular soy sauce (check out this post about tamari sauce to see why it’s better than soy sauce). And for an AIP (Paleo Autoimmune Protocol) version of this dish, use coconut aminos instead of the tamari sauce and omit the peppers to keep this dish nightshade-free.
These deli wraps are super easy to make and will help you get more raw vegetables into your Paleo or Ketogenic diet.
You don’t need to do any cooking for this dish, and since everyone will be making their own wraps, they can pick and choose what they want to add in. You can also change the vegetables to use whatever is available near you. I suggest adding in the avocado (or use guacamole) for some creaminess and healthy fats and also the chopped parsley for a slight herb flavor.
This dish is fantastic for summer evenings when you’re too tired to cook. All that’s required is a bit of chopping. If you don’t have a good chef’s knife for chopping vegetables, then I highly suggest getting one (like this one) as it will make chopping vegetables so much easier and less frustrating.
You can use any type of deli meat as the wrap (although a thicker slice will help hold the vegetables in the wrap more easily) – I used some ham for this recipe, but turkey or chicken will also work well. If you’re wondering whether deli meat is healthy or whether deli meat is Paleo, then check out this article. Try to find higher quality deli meat without added sugar.
For the sauces, I used some Paleo mayo and some mustard. You can make your own Paleo mayo using coconut oil following this mayo recipe here or you can purchase avocado mayo from Amazon here. The main thing is to try not to eat much seed oils, and most mayonnaise is made from seed oils like canola and sunflower, which are typically rancid.
One of the things I love about traveling is experiencing new food and learning new ways to use ingredients.
Recently, in Portugal, I started noticing that many of the dishes used lemon and lime with the peel on. So the entire citrus fruit was used to give a stronger flavor as well as texture. So, for this Paleo guacamole recipe, I used a slice of lime diced up with the peel on. It added an extra burst of lime flavor to the guacamole that made it stand out.
This recipe is also great for those on a ketogenic diet as instead of using regular tomatoes, I only use 2 small cherry tomatoes to keep the net carbohydrate count low.
This super easy pressure cooker shredded chicken recipe will make your dinner preparations a breeze! All you’ve got to do is throw the ingredients into the pressure cooker pot and press cook!
If you don’t have a pressure cooker yet, then I highly recommend getting one (like this Instant Pot I have) as it’ll make creating tender meats really easy (and fast). While I still love my slow cooker, I have to admit that the pressure cooker saves me a ton of time because it’s so much faster. It means that if I forget to put things into the slow cooker earlier, I can be saved by my pressure cooker.
Give this recipe a try and you’ll see just how easy using your pressure cooker to make dinner can be!
Fajitas are delicious, and if you eat them without the tortilla wraps, then they’re Paleo and Ketogenic.
Here’s a super easy fajitas recipe made with steak (you can use leftover steak you have at home or switch it for sliced chicken breast instead), onions, bell peppers, and some spices.
I love how quick this recipe is to make – you could be eating these easy fajitas recipe in just 20 minutes! And then top it with some delicious super fast guacamole for a wonderful meal complete with meats, veggies, and lots of healthy fats.
While this recipe requires a few more steps, it’s still remarkably easy to make and you could be eating this keto chicken sandwich in just 30 minutes or less (if you cook fast).
By cutting the chicken breast into thin pieces, it cooks much faster. And by coating the chicken pieces with garlic powder and paprika, the chicken as well as the grain-free bread has tons of flavor. (And the chicken slices are kept moist by coating it with an egg mixture.)
The Italian grain-free bread recipe is based on the Microwave Paleo Bread recipe, but I’ve added in some flavorful herbs like Italian seasoning and garlic powder to imbue the bread with more flavor. After the bread is cooked (which takes 5 minutes), it’s sliced and then toasted in the oven to give it a crisp exterior. If you’re in a hurry, then you don’t need to toast the bread before serving the sandwich.
Need some quick keto recipes for dinner tonight? We’ve got you covered here! And we’ve even included a few quick keto dessert recipes to help add a sweet finish to your meal.
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This is a really easy meal, but it’s more exciting than a simple steak and sweet potato dinner. Plus, it’s a great way to eat some different vegetables like asparagus and mushrooms that you might not get a chance to cook regularly. The ginger and parsley in this dish really help to add flavor and the small amount of cherry tomatoes and diced onions add a touch of sweetness to the dish without adding too many carbohydrates for those on a ketogenic diet.
Want to put your pressure cooker to extra use? Then try using it to cook your sweet potatoes in the future! It’s a really simple way to get your sweet potatoes soft and delicious. Plus, cooking sweet potatoes in the pressure cooker is way faster than cooking them in the oven.
If you don’t currently have a pressure cooker, then take a look at the Instant Pot (that’s the one I have). It’s really easy to use and comes with a steaming rack that’s perfect to use to cook your sweet potatoes.
Want to know about the other ways of cooking sweet potatoes as well as different types of sweet potatoes? Then check out this article – Types of Sweet Potatoes (With Images) and Why You Should Eat Each.