Category Archives: Recipes

Low-Carb “Breaded” Chicken Tenders

After purchasing a small deep fryer at Aldi, we “invented” breading for chicken that worked shockingly well.  I even breaded some bone-in chicken thighs and I was shocked by our success, especially because I’ve never enjoyed fried chicken.  I hope … Continue reading

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Recipe Review: Pumpkin Pancakes from Civilized Caveman Cooking Creations

Last week, I was catching up on podcasts, and I happened to catch an episode of The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show with Jimmy Moore that featured George Bryant, the “Civilized Caveman”.  George spent a lot of time talking about … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Chocolate Coconut Cookies

I know these cookies aren’t very photogenic, but the taste more than makes up for it.  The first time I made these, I was afraid the batter wouldn’t make it into the oven! Ingredients 1/2 c coconut oil, melted 1/4 … Continue reading

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Paleo Slow Cooker Rhubarb

This rhubarb dish is more of a process and less of a “recipe”, but it’s absolutely delicious nonetheless! Ingredients: 1 lb rhubarb 1/2 lb frozen strawberries Procedure: Wash rhubarb stalks and chop into 1/2″ pieces. Add rhubarb and frozen strawberries … Continue reading

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Loaded Mashed Cauliflower

Some folks in the low-carb scene call these “fautatoes”, but we call them “heaven in a bowl”.  Even folks who don’t like cauliflower will devour this dish! In fact, I’ve been known to eat leftovers for breakfast! Ingredients: 24 oz … Continue reading

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Homemade Bug Spray (Killer/Repellent)

This essential oil combination has proven extremely effective in the past two years at the Wittekind homestead.  And better yet, it’s non-toxic, and it smells wonderful! In a spray bottle, combine: 20 ounces purified water 1 t pure clove oil … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Coconut Spice Cookies

I modified a recipe that a friend gave me, and I came up with these delicious, gluten-free coconut cookies.  Makes four dozen cookies. Ingredients: 2 sticks butter, room temperature 8 eggs 1 t vanilla sweetener equivalent to 1 1/2 c … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Coconut “Shortcakes”

I enjoy these “shortcakes” made in muffin cups with mixed berries.  They’re even wonderful plain! Ingredients: 6 T coconut flour 2 T golden flaxseed meal 1 t baking powder 1/4 t sea salt sweetener equivalent to 3/4 c sugar (I … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Garlic Cheddar Drop Biscuits

Great garlic flavor, tender on the inside, and crispy on the outside, these biscuits are a great addition to your favorite low-carb or paleo+dairy meals! Ingredients: 1/2 c + 2 T coconut flour 1 T granulated garlic 1/4 t sea … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Custard

Yet another pumpkin recipe.  Make no mistake.  We love pumpkin, and this custard makes a nice dessert or a very satisfying breakfast treat. Ingredients: 15-oz can pure pumpkin 3 large eggs 1 c heavy whipping cream OR 13.5-oz can coconut … Continue reading

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