Traditional Paleo Thanksgiving

Traditional Paleo Thanksgiving

I’d like a big Thanksgiving dinner…hold the bloating   I’ve gotten to the point in my life where I want to enjoy great tasting food and just avoid the negative repercussions. The foods I love are savory and traditional. These recipes do all of that for me and hopefully for you too! P.S. These are all courtesy of the web and the recipes were created by people much more handy with the steel 🙂     BUTTERFLIED BIG BIRD (SPATCHCOCKED TURKEY) Here’s what you need: 1 (12-14 pound) turkey ÂĽ cup Diamond Crystal Brand kosher salt (because not all kosher salts are the same!) ½ cup softened butter (or ½ cup ghee, duck fat, or schmaltz) ÂĽ cup blend of fresh sage, thyme, and rosemary leaves, minced Read the directions here!     Primal Stuffing – You can’t have the bird without the stuffing   Ingredients For Stuffing: 1 pound ground pork 1 onion, chopped 1 green bell pepper, chopped 2 packs of button mushrooms, chopped 1 cup celery, chopped 4-6 cloves of garlic, minced 2 tablespoons each, rosemary, thyme, and sage, minced Salt and pepper to taste 2 tsp each, fennel seeds, anise, and paprika 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper 1 tsp coconut oil Read the rest of the steps here!   UMAMI GRAVY– This stuff is amazing   Ingredients: ½ ounce dried porcini mushrooms 2 tablespoons ghee (or fat of choice) 2 onions, diced 1 teaspoon tomato paste ½ teaspoon fish sauce ½ pound cremini mushrooms, sliced 3 garlic cloves, minced 4 cups bone broth or organic chicken stock 3 fresh thyme sprigs kosher salt freshly ground black pepper Here’s how you make it   Paleo Mashed “potatoes”...
Life Hacker Highlight: The Campos Family

Life Hacker Highlight: The Campos Family

  Please describe your awesome family   We are the Campos family. We are completely normal- we think anyway. LOL!!! The Campos’ are comprise of papa Campos, mama Campos, Bianca aka bonkerdoodlepie (bonker-doodle-pie) and Madison aka the Mad hatter. Papa Campos is an avid saltwater fly fisherman that loves anything fishing, rock and roll or nature related- in real life Ryan works full time as a general forman building power lines; mama Campos (myself) is a loud a$$ crossfitter that loves to lift all things heavy, run “long” distances like 10k, 15k’s and also loves rock and roll- in real life I work full time as a Paralegal; Bonkerdoodlepie is our 10 year old special needs angel- dont let her disadvantages fool you- her ornery little behind will ram you in the shine with her wheel chair if you aren’t looking- then laugh!!!! hahaha She’s a fireball and a blessing to our entire family. Her favorite thing to do is play fetch with our dog Destini and scream with excitement. The ole Mad hatter….. She has that nickname for a reason- SHE’S CRAZY!! Madison has been in t aekwondo for almost 5 years. She has her Green belt and student teacher rank (she earned this at 8 years old!). She teaches her own class of 3-5 year olds and subs in to teach the older kids as needed. Madison maintains Honor Roll and perfect attendance at school. She most recently decided she wanted to become a figure skate and has devoted most of her free time to being on the ice and practicing hard with her coach.   How...
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