Nectarine Mint Green Iced Tea

I love unsweetened ice tea. Many times grocery stores will only offer unflavored unsweetened ice tea. While it’s delicious, there are times that I want something different. This recipe combines making basic ice tea and infusing water with fruit and herbs which creates a refreshing drink. I’ve included adding sugar or honey in the directions. If you are like me or on the Whole30, you can certainly omit the sugar or honey. Enjoy your refreshing drink while reading a good book, Traci Continue reading Nectarine Mint Green Iced Tea

My Trader Joe’s Haul – May 30

Trader Joes is 20 minutes from my house.  I don’t go there often so I try to make it worthwhile when I do. I’m going to break down this haul into Whole30 approved and more fun treats. Whole30 Compliant Foods     My favorite seasonings: 21 Seasoning Salute – I’ve loved this seasoning for a LONG time.  It’s yum! Everything but the Bagel Seasoning – My new favorite Seasoning Salt – I tried it yesterday.  So good. The ghee at Trader Joes is only $3,99 compared to $10 or so at Fresh Thyme.  I only used it occasionally while on … Continue reading My Trader Joe’s Haul – May 30

Pressure Cooker Whole Chicken (Whole30, Paleo, Gluten Free, Dairy Free)

Can you believe you can cook a whole chicken in 25 minutes?  I did that last week.  It was moist and delicious once it was done cooking.  That’s a win in my book. Pressure Cooker Whole Chicken Servings: 6 (Also depends on the size of the chicken) Time: 45 minutes Difficulty: easy Print   -1 whole chicken (4 pounds) -1 tsp. paprika -1 tsp. dried thyme -1/4 tsp. black pepper -1/4 tsp. salt -1 & 1/2 c. chicken broth Pour the broth in the pressure cooker. Mix together the spices.  Rub on the chicken breast. Place the chicken in the pressure cooker. … Continue reading Pressure Cooker Whole Chicken (Whole30, Paleo, Gluten Free, Dairy Free)

Recipes on Believe in the Magic Traci’s Diary that are Whole30 Compliant

Here are a list of recipes from other blog that are Whole30: Drinks: Iced Coffee – (Use your favorite nut milk or coconut milk in the coffee – Instead of sweetener, use cinnamon.) Cherry Lime Infused Water Side Dishes (Or Ode to potatoes): Fried Potatoes Roasted Potatoes Potato Wedges Baked French Fries Slow Cooker Baked Potatoes Slow Cooker Sweet Potatoes Sauces and Spices (DIY): Homemade Taco Seasoning Mix Chunky Vegetable – Sausage Pasta Sauce (Use compliant sausage and zoodles instead of pasta) Pumpkin Puree Restaurant Style Salsa (Omit the sugar so it’s Whole30 compliant.) Chili Seasoning (The pumpkin chili on … Continue reading Recipes on Believe in the Magic Traci’s Diary that are Whole30 Compliant

What Can You Eat on a Paleo Diet?

I’m planning to eat a Paleo diet most of the time.  So what can I eat on a Paleo diet? Fruits, Vegetables, Meats, Fish, Nuts, and Healthy Fats  Meats You should be eating grass fed meat on a Paleo diet. Chicken, Turkey Pork Tenderloin Pork Chops Steak Ground Beef Beef Shrimp Lobster Bison Eggs Fish Bass Salmon Halibut Tuna Shark Tilapia Trout Vegetables Asparagus Avocado Artichokes Brussel Sprouts Carrots Celery Broccoli Squash Zucchini Cabbage Peppers Cauliflower Eggplant Green Onions Sweet Potatoes Beets Mushrooms Onions Healthy Fats Coconut Oil Olive Oil Macadamia Oil Avocado Oil Grass – Fed Butter Ghee Nuts … Continue reading What Can You Eat on a Paleo Diet?