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Tuesday’s Meals of the Day

For lunch I ate a mess of different things. It was a clean out the fridge sort of meal. I had the chicken and cabbage from last night’s dinner. A Stuffed bell pepper primal and not paleo because of the addition of cheese. One meatball with tomato sauce homemade from the garden. Actually all the vegetables in this meal are home grown!

I snacked on some raw zucchini. Rawr!

Dinner was Tandoori chicken with sweet potatoes (canned and gifted from my lovely friend Sarah) and zucchini. If you are noticing a zucchini trend it’s because we have tons of it the size of small babies coming from our garden. The tandoori was a paste I bought at the store. It doesn’t contain any sugar so I can recommend it to my paleo pals. I used a few spoonfuls to marinate the chicken overnight then added coconut milk and let it slow cook while did Helen in the rain.

Paleo tip #2 – use what’s in season. It’s cheaper, it’s fresher, and better for you. My general rule is that if you are paying much more than $1 a pound, it’s not in season. This of course doesn’t apply to certain veggies. I can never find asparagus or artichokes that cheap. If you can’t find it fresh go frozen. They freeze it in peak freshness so it’s pretty close to being fresh. Canned is okay if you watch the salt content.

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The Most Amazing Mashed Potatoes Ever!

These mashed potatoes would make Paula Dean proud. They are the mashed potatoes that my husband makes. These were originally inspired by his buddy in college Connor. Thank you for showing him the way of awesome! They are amazing and not for the faint of heart. You know that saying ‘made with love’? Well these are made with all the things that make you love food. The only thing missing is bacon! Which I’m sad to say we didn’t add. Serve these for your next get together and you might just find you have new roommates.

Amazing Mashed Potatoes

3 large russets washed and cubed

1 package of cream cheese

1 stick of butter

1 package of powdered ranch dressing

2 heaping tbsp of sour cream

1/4 cup of heavy whipping cream

1 head of roasted garlic

1 tbsp of Tony’s cajun seasoning

Boil the potatoes with the Tony’s seasoning.

Drain the potatoes and add all the remaining ingredients and mash. Black nail polish is optional but certainly adds flair. (Zombie prom remnants)

Shhh. You won’t have a heart attack quite yet.

(Secret weapon)

That’s it. Now try not to lick the pot clean.We ate them with some tasty ribs and baked beans. I think now is when the heart attack is kicking in. 😉