Tropical Chicken Wings

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Baked chicken is my go to for those evenings when a movie or a good book call my name. Like tonight! Other than a few minutes of preparation time, baked chicken takes care of itself in the oven while you enjoy life.

The great thing is, quick dishes don’t need to mean boring dishes, and this Tropical Chicken Wing recipe is one of those that will have guests think you spent hours in the kitchen. It’ll be our little secret!

INGREDIENTS

1 teaspoon coconut oil, for greasing
3/4 pound organic chicken wings
1/2 mango, sliced into thin strips
1 1/2 tablespoons paprika spice
1/2 tablespoon garlic
1/2 tablespoon coconut oil or grass-fed butter, melted
Oregano spice, for a finishing touch

RECIPE

Preheat the oven to 450 degree F.
Grease a baking dish with one teaspoon coconut oil.
Place the chicken wings in the dish and sprinkle with the paprika spice.
Add the mango strips to the dish, placing them at random between the chicken wings.

Tropical Chicken Wings Preparation
Place the dish in the oven to bake for 20 minutes.
During those 20 minutes, prepare the garlic glaze by mixing a 1/2 tablespoon of paprika spice, the garlic and a 1/2 tablespoon of coconut oil or grass-fed butter in a small bowl.
Remove the chicken dish from the oven and coat the wings with the spicy garlic glaze.
Place the dish back in the oven and bake for another 15 to 20 minutes, or until the chicken is well done.
Remove the dish from the oven, sprinkle with oregano and serve while warm.

It’s almost like dining in the tropics while getting your nutrients and omega-3!

Camilla Carboni

@camillacarboni | camillacarboni.com

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The Workout Salad

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For those of you who may not know, Camilla and I are in the middle of training for Tough Mudder. Tough Mudder is a half marathon, obstacle course and ohh yeah…it’s probably the toughest event on the planet. To help keep myself energized for my pre-mudder training I wanted to find a healthy alternative to the traditional carb based meal. This is an easy and quick salad, that is packed with nutrients, healthy fats and has great flavor.

INGREDIENTS

your choice of salad (I use a mixed green)
1/4 pound of turkey sandwich meat (you’ll want to make sure you select one that is Paleo, so no nitrates or preservatives)
1/2 tomato
1/2 avocado
1/2 lime
1/4 teaspoon salt

RECIPE

Place a bed of washed salad on a plate.
Dice your tomato, avocado and turkey; then place on top of salad.
Squeeze half a lime over salad and top with salt.

It’s that easy and it will keep you fueled during your workouts. Here’s to getting fit!

Melissa Van Dover

@mvandover | melissavandover.com 

Big news, coming to you first! = Paleo Cleanse

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It’s now official. The book we’ve been talking about for months and that we have been unable to share the details, the title, the whole shebang is now live on Amazon and ready for you to preorder!

It feels so good to be able to share our big secret with the world and we can’t wait for you to journey with us on the road to health.

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A little about the book from our Publisher:

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The benefits of the mega-popular paleo approach to eating are widely known, but putting its principles into practice are not so simple. Luckily, The Paleo Cleanse makes it easy by guiding readers step by step into paleo eating with everything from specific food replacements and helpful tips to customized meal plans and 100 delicious recipes.

Easy to follow and stay with, this unique cleanse has readers eating full meals while simultaneously flushing more and more unhealthy items from their system. Addressing unhealthy eating as well as all major food allergens, it also ensures that anyone can achieve renewed health after only one month of paleo eating.

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Here’s to a healthier you!

Camilla and Melissa

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Frozen Summer Snack

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Continuing with our theme of fun summer treats that are sure to make you smile, we have a fantastic snack that will fill you up and basically requires no work to make. It’s easy and fast…so basically it’s the best kind of recipe.

INGREDIENTS

1 banana
almond or cashew butter
agave or honey

RECIPE

Cut the banana into 1/4″ to 1/2″ slices.
Place a spoon full of your preferred nut butter on top (roughly 1/2 tbsp.)
Drizzle with your choice of sweetener.
Place in the freezer for 30 minutes.

Yes it’s really that simple and it’s that good! I hope you enjoy this lovely summer treat.

Melissa Van Dover

@mvandover | melissavandover.com 

Paleo Popsicles

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On these hot summer days it’s only normal to crave a little ice-cream indulgence; which is why I took it upon myself to experiment with some dairy-free alternatives. The result? Banana and coconut milk based treats so easy to make and so healthy, you can eat one every day without even thinking twice!

INGREDIENTS

1/2 large banana
2 tablespoons coconut milk
1 teaspoon cinnamon

RECIPE

Have a popsicle mold at the ready.
Mash the banana and then mix in the coconut milk.
Add the cinnamon and whisk until well blended.

Paleo Popsicle Mixture
Pour the mixture into the popsicle mold and place in the freezer to set for at least 2 hours before enjoying your guilt-free dessert!

Paleo Popsicle Mold

Chocolate lover like me? Simply replace the cinnamon with Cacao powder for a delicious choc-banana superfood delight.

How’s that for easy and healthy!? Enjoy,

Camilla Carboni

@camillacarboni | camillacarboni.com

Check Out Our New Pages!

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Hi Everyone,

We have some exciting new resources for you to take a look at, our Paleo Masters and Paleo Products pages!

The Paleo Masters page will provide you with a list of the many great leaders and individuals in the Paleo community who, just like us, are committed to helping others. We’ve provided you with links, so you’ll be able to check out their websites and social media sites.

The Paleo Products page will provide you with a list of the Paleo Products that we love. You’ll also be able to find the links to take a look at the websites for these products.

We hope you enjoy these new resources!

Melissa and Camilla

thepaleopact.com | @thepaleopact

Gourmet Hot Dogs

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There’s no need to miss out on summer favorites, like July 4th hot dogs. I know you’re probably thinking, but hot dogs are highly processed and far from Paleo. I thought that too, until recently… Luckily there are some great companies out there, like Teton Waters Ranch and Applegate, who have made it their mission to enable us to indulge in festive foods without any guilt.

Teton Waters

If you read your labels, you’ll no doubt find a similar product at your local grocery store and then all it takes is a little stove top heat and you’ll be in business. But since that’s far too plain for a Paleo Pact recipe, let’s get creative:

INGREDIENTS

2 teaspoons coconut oil
1 pack grass-fed sausages
5 button mushrooms, sliced
10 baby spinach leaves
1/4 cup onion, chopped
1/4 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered
Oregano spice, for seasoning

RECIPE

In a medium sauté pan, heat 1 teaspoon of coconut oil over medium heat.
Place the sausages in the pan and cook for about 5 minutes, turning midway.

In another sauté pan, melt the other teaspoon of coconut oil over medium heat.
Add the tomatoes and onion and cook until soft.

Remove the sausages, plate them and slice them long ways down the middle.
Open them up and place two spinach leaves and two to three slices of mushroom inside each sausage.
Scoop the tomato onion relish from the pan and fill the sausages.
Sprinkle with oregano and serve while hot.

BONUS

These gourmet hot dogs are great paired with other Paleo takes on American favorites, like:

 

 

Happy Independence Day to you, and to America!

Camilla Carboni

@camillacarboni | camillacarboni.com