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Easy Crockpot Chicken Soup {low carb, keto, gluten free}

Ingredients 2 cups chicken stock* 2 medium carrots (1/2 cup), peeled and finely diced 2 celery sticks (1 cup), diced ½ onion (1/2 cup), diced 28 ounces skinless and deboned chicken thighs diced into 1" pieces 1 spring fresh rosemary or ½ teaspoon dried rosemary 3 garlic cloves, minced ¼ teaspoon dried thyme ½ teaspoon dried oregano 1 cup fresh spinach ½ cup heavy coconut cream salt and pepper, to taste xantham gum, to desired thickness starting at ⅛ teaspoon Instructions Place the chicken stock, carrots, celery, onion, chicken thighs, rosemary, garlic, thyme, and oregano into a 3-quart crockpot or larger. Cook on high for 2 hours or on low for 4 hours. Add salt and pepper, to taste. Stir in spinach and the heavy coconut cream. Sprinkle and thicken with xantham gum to desired thickness starting at ⅛th teaspoon. Continue to whisk until mix and cook for another 10 [...]

By | January 12th, 2018|Categories: Recipes|0 Comments

Turkey and Kale Soup {gluten/dairy/grain free}

Serves: 8 Ingredients 5 cups Chicken Bone Broth 1 lb Ground Turkey 1 Tbsp Ghee (Clarified Butter) 2 tsp Primal Palate Super Gyro Seasoning or use Salt, Pepper & Oregano 1 cup Celery, chopped 1 cup Carrots, chopped 2 cups Kale, finely chopped 1 cup Cauliflower rice Process Make the chicken bone broth ahead of time.  Or buy pre-made Chicken Bone Broth. In a soup pot, brown the ground turkey with the ghee (1 tbsp) over medium heat, and season with our Super Gyro Seasoning. (If you don't have Primal Palate spice blend, season with salt, pepper and oregano). Once the turkey is browned, add the vegetables, and continue to cook with the turkey over medium heat for 5 minutes. Reduce the heat to low and cover the pot. Allow to cook until the carrots are tender. Put 1 cup of cauliflower into blender or food processor and blend until mostly small pieces. Add the cauliflower [...]

By | January 9th, 2018|Categories: Recipes|0 Comments

Paleo Orange Cranberry Bread (Gluten & Dairy Free)

Approximately 1 hour to make and bake. Ingredients: 2/3 cup coconut flour (this measurement only works for coconut flour) 1/2 tsp of baking powder 1/2 tsp of baking soda pinch of sea salt 1/4 tsp of cardamom 1/4 tsp of cinnammon 1/3 cup of raw honey  (OR 1/2 cup of raw honey if you like it sweeter) 6 large eggs (always at room temperature) 1/3 cup of melted coconut oil 1/2 tablespoon pure vanilla extract 1/2 cup of freshly squeezed orange juice the grated zest of one orange (it really elevates the flavor!) 1 cup of fresh cranberries Optional Indulgences (Merry Christmas) 🙂 A splash of rum or brandy (about 1 tablespoon)...because it's Christmas...and moderation. You could add chopped walnuts You could sprinkle dry old-fashioned rolled oats so it bakes with a nice little topping. note: adding oats will no longer make it paleo. Instructions: Preheat your oven to 350F & line a [...]

By | December 22nd, 2017|Categories: Recipes|0 Comments

Double Chocolate Avocado Cookies (grain & dairy free)

Ingredients 1/2 cup ripe Avocado From Chile (4 ounces) 1 large egg 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 1/2 cup tapioca starch (2.5 ounces) 1/2 cup + 2 Tablespoons coconut palm sugar 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon finely ground sea salt 1/4 cup melted organic virgin coconut oil (not hot, just needs to be in liquid form) 1/8 cup Enjoy Life dairy free mini chocolate chips Instructions Preheat oven 400F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Combine avocado, egg and vanilla extract in the bowl of a food processor or in a high powered blender. Process until smooth. Add tapioca starch, palm sugar, cocoa powder, baking soda, sea salt and melted coconut oil. Process until completely incorporated and batter is smooth. You may need to use a spatula to scrape the bowl a couple of times. Use a Tablespoon to scoop leveled rounds [...]

By | December 19th, 2017|Categories: Recipes|0 Comments

Chocolate Peppermint Bark

Ingredients 1 cup Organic Coconut Butter, melted 1/2 cup Organic Coconut Oil, melted 2 Tbsp Raw Cacao Powder 1/2 tsp Peppermint Oil several Organic Peppermints (crushed topping if you prefer) Process Line a flat dish with parchment paper, don not skip this step. Mix together coconut butter, coconut oil, peppermint extract and cacao powder in a bowl. Transfer the mixture to a parchment lined dish and spread evenly Crush peppermints and sprinkle on top to your liking Place in refrigerator for 30 minutes before breaking apart or cutting into squares.

By | December 15th, 2017|Categories: Recipes|0 Comments

A Patient’s Retrospective Thoughts After 6 Months of Functional Wellness Pt. 5/5

A Patient’s Retrospective Thoughts After 6 Months of Functional Wellness -10 things I’ve learned since starting this amazing health journey. By:  Keitha McLain Thoughts by:  Dr. Chris Jones, DC 9.  “Avocados aren’t as bad as I thought they were!  I still remember the day you talked me into trying one.  Now I put one in my smoothie every morning.  It isn’t the same without it.” Keitha Dr. Jones, DC thoughts: As I said before, I love introducing people to new foods!  Maybe because I was a super picky eater when I was a kid and now I’ve realized how ridiculous I was for not eating things because it looked ‘weird’.  A soft avocado in a smoothie is a great way to increase healthy fats, keep you full longer and get lots of extra fiber and nutrients.  As an extra bonus- you are putting your body into fat burning mode with [...]

By | December 15th, 2017|Categories: Wellness|0 Comments

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