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BREAKFAST

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KALE & RED PEPPER FRITTATA

INGREDIENTS
• 1 tbsp coconut oil
• 1/2 cup chopped red pepper
• 1/3 cup chopped onion
• 3 slices crispy bacon, chopped
• 2 cups chopped kale, de-stemmed and rinsed
• 8 large eggs
• 1/2 cup almond or coconut milk
• Salt and pepper to taste

METHOD
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a medium bowl, whisk the eggs and milk together. Add salt and pepper. Set aside.
2. In a non-stick skillet, heat about a tablespoon of coconut oil over medium heat. Add onion and red pepper and sauté for 3 minutes, until onion is translucent. Add kale and cook until it wilts, about 5 minutes.
3. Add eggs to the pan mixture, along with the bacon. Cook for about 4 minutes until the bottom and edges of the frittata start to set.
4. Put frittata in the oven and cook for 10-15 minutes until the frittata is cooked all the way through. Slice and serve.


SNACK

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GLUTEN-FREE ENERGY BARS

INGREDIENTS:
• 1 cup almonds
• 1 cup dried cranberries
• 1 cup pitted dates
• 1 tbsp unsweetened coconut flakes
• 1/4 cup mini dark chocolate chips

METHOD
1. Combine all of the ingredients in a blender or food processor. Pulse a few times to break everything up. Then blend continuously until the ingredients have broken down and start to clump together into a ball.
2. Using a spatula to scrape down the sides, turn out the mixture onto a piece of wax paper or plastic wrap. Press into an even square and chill, wrapped, for at least an hour. Cut into desired size of bars, wrapping each bar in plastic wrap to store in the fridge.


LUNCH

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TUNA AVOCADO LETTUCE WRAPS

INGREDIENTS:
• 1 can tuna
• ½ very ripe avocado
• 2 tbsp paleo mayo
• ¼ cup green olives
• 2 tbsp diced green chiles
• 1 scallion
• 2 large leaves of green leaf lettuce (or your favorite green!)

METHOD
1. Cut olives in half and dice scallion.
2. Mash the avocado until it’s a creamy consistency, and then mix with paleo mayonnaise.
3. Add in the tuna, olives, scallion, and diced green chiles to the avocado-mayonnaise mixture.
4. Place one scoop of tuna salad into a large leaf of lettuce, wrap, and enjoy!


DINNER

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SPICY PEPPER CHICKEN STIR FRY 

INGREDIENTS
• 2 lbs. boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch slices
• 2 tbsp coconut oil
• 1 tsp cumin seeds
• 1/2 each green, red & orange bell pepper, thinly sliced
• 1 tsp garam masala
• 2 tsp freshly ground pepper
• Salt, to taste
• Scallions, for garnish

FOR THE MARINADE
• 1/2 cup coconut cream
• 1 clove garlic, minced
• 1 tsp ginger, minced
• 1 tbsp freshly ground pepper
• 2 tsp salt • 1/4 tsp turmeric

METHOD
1. Place all of the marinade ingredients into a Ziploc bag. Add the chicken, close the bag, and shake to coat. Marinate in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes, or up to 6 hours.
2. In a wok or large sauté pan, melt the coconut oil over medium-high heat. Add the cumin seeds and cook for 2-3 minutes. Add the marinated chicken and let cook for 5 minutes. Stir the chicken until it begins to brown, and then add the peppers, garam masala, and freshly ground pepper. Sprinkle with salt. Cook for 4-5 minutes, stirring regularly, or until the bell pepper is cooked to desired doneness. Serve hot.