Monthly Archives: March 2012

Savoy Cabbage Recipe


Savoy Lemon Chicken...Caveman Style.

Running late from work?  Try this easy paleo lemon chicken recipe.  It cooks in an hour and has minimum preparation time.  We used chicken thighs to bring the dish in on budget.  It tastes fresh and summery and light which is great given the current heat wave we are experiencing in West Yorkshire!  We had this dish with savoy cabbage which we cooked with black mustard seed, onion, garlic and spare veg from the fridge.  The twist was a dash of lime squeezed onto the cabbage mixture when it had finished cooking..yum.

Paleo Lemon Chicken


6 – 8 chicken thighs

1-2 lemons

I- 2 onions





coconut oil



Turn the oven to 200°C

Brown off the chicken in a frying pan with the coconut oil and place in a roasting tin.  Quarter the lemons and squeeze the juice over the chicken then chuck the rest into the roasting tin.  Add the onions, carrots, peppers and garlic.

Place in the oven for 45 mins.  Remove add the mushrooms and return for a further 15 mins.

Savoy Cabbage Side Dish


Coconut oil

Black mustard seeds

1/2 savoy cabbage (shredded)

1 onion + spare veg from the store cupboard/fridge

juice 1/2 lime




Heat the oil

Fry the black mustard seeds til they pop!   Add onion and cook til soft.  Add spare veg.  Add cabbage and garlic and fry for a further 2 to 3 mins.

Remove from heat and add a twist of lime.

Serve with the paleo lemon chicken.

Note to all paleo cooks out there!

You could change this up a little by adding cooked chicken or pancetta or bacon to make this a proper supper on it’s own.

Healthy Fast Food


Healthy Fast Food

Yes healthy fast food is possible, how about this easy paleo tea…ready  within ten minutes of getting home from a full work day..if we can do it so can you!  And it’s great – it s a classic, a caveman style Paleo Works tea on a budget and a crowd pleaser with the kids.  If you make extra take them the next day for your pack up lunch with some salad and dressing, fry up again for breakfast, it’s that versatile.

Go on give it a try, kids love fast food and now you can give it them without feeling guilty.Paleo-Works


Beef Mince (Grass fed where possible)

1/2 cup almond flour

1 Large (Free range) egg


Mix together with hands and form into balls.

Bake in oven for approx. 25 mins at 180°C

Tomato Sauce

1 tin of peeled plum tomatoes

1 box of passata (no-sugar)

Add warming spices (eg, paprika, cinnamon, chilli), seasoning to taste.

Heat up in a pan til thick and ready (about 15 mins)

Serve with parmesan cheese, chunky salad and sweet potato crisps..

Remember if weight loss is your goal, keep the fat and drop the cheese and crisps!

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