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Primal Ultra Low Carb Sausage & Egg Cheesy Biscuits

CheesyjalapenobiscuitsOne of my favorite recipe books is Transforming Recipes, and it is meant as a low-carb cookbook with health and fitness in mind. Some of the recipes from the book are on Kiefer’s site, athlete.io, but some aren’t, and the book has a lot of options. The authors actually just put out an ultra low carb dessert recipe book as well, though I haven’t checked it out yet.

But one of the things that I really like from the book is their Ultra Low Carb Cheesy Jalapeno Biscuits as breakfast food. I remove the Jalapeno and onion powder since it is a breakfast food, but goodness it is tasty.

So, the first step is to make your biscuits. I used butter instead of coconut oil, and like i said above, I didn’t put in the jalapeno and onion powder. I also used Dubliner cheese instead of cheddar, and love the flavor it gives. It does use butter and cheese, so this is not hardcore paleo, but for those of us who are a little more realistic, and who can do dairy without issue, it’s a good option.  It made 6 biscuits for me, which is enough for myself and some for later.

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Now, as for the goodness on the biscuit itself, I do a pound of sausage typically in even portions to go along with these 6 biscuits, which allows for the sausage to stick off the sides like your sausage should. Then I took 4 eggs and 3 egg yolks and did a hard scramble to allow it to sit in the pan and harden. This way I could fold it onto the biscuits for later without little pieces of scrambled egg falling in my lap.  These biscuits do form quite well, and rise a little bit, so when you cut through them, they will cut pretty well and be pretty fluffy compared to most paleo biscuits that tend to fall apart on me.

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What you don’t see is that i also added some tomato, and you could add some paleo mayo and shredded lettuce for a divine breakfast if you want.  My plan is to freeze them like the picture above, with sausage and egg already prepared, and then heat them up on days when I don’t have time or don’t feel like fixing something, kind of like I do with the Ultra Low Carb Pancakes.

 

Primal/Paleo Bacon Pancakes Review

Bacon PancakesThis is one of our favorite recipes for breakfast. It is just so blasted good. I mean, who wouldn’t want something called Bacon Pancakes?

Now, I will put a caveat in this that these aren’t necessarily pancakes, more like fritters. But either way they are fantastic. I typically put some sort of creamy substance on top like Paleo Mayo, or you can put something like sour cream instead, and then add just a little bit of sriracha to spice it up. And we use green onions instead of chives.

Mark recommends using a biscuit cutter to form them into a perfect circle, but I don’t think anyone cares if it is a perfect circle when they are shoveling the goodness into their mouth.

What he has on his site is truly enough for 2 if you aren’t too hungry or plan to have something sooner than later in the morning, but it is a lot of food for 1 person to eat. So your best bet may be to make a batch to taste test and see if you and your family like it, then if you do, double it so everyone can eat up, or just have leftovers.

Either way, this is a fantastic breakfast that will be a hit, as long as you like bacon, and really, who doesn’t?

 

Paleo Breakfast Sushi Review

I love sushi.

When My wife and I were dating, on one of our first dates, maybe even our first, I had her try sushi for the first time, and she absolutely craved it from then on. We don’t do sushi near as much as we used to just because of the cost of getting good sushi, plus with kids you don’t get to go out to good sushi places often either.

When we were a young married couple, we tried to make sushi. The bad part is that we tried to make it on a Friday night, after work, with no experience. We had all of the tools, which we had received as a wedding gift, but none of the knowledge. We didn’t realize that this would be such a long process. By the end of the night, we were both starving, angry, and never wanted to try that again, at least not on an empty stomach after work.

While not near as pretty, this Breakfast Sushi recipe is really fantastic! I got a pouch of salmon along with 5 eggs and an avocado, rolled it up in a few pieces of seaweed, put some green onion on top, and dipped it in some tamari, and absolutely loved it. This will definitely be making a reappearance in my breakfast rotation. It took a few more minutes than just doing scrambled eggs, but only because this was the first time, and I was disorganized. It really was a very quick breakfast once everything was out that I needed. I will say that I need to sharpen my knife because I had to poke a hole in the seaweed so that it wouldn’t just crush the spot I was trying to slice through.

The next time I will probably put the green onion on the inside because it kept falling off of the top, and if you like green onion, you know that you want some of that in every bite.

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Breakfast Sushi