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Old 09-21-2008, 03:50 PM   #1
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Starting a log here. I have an internet stalker who likes to spam my blog, so gone with the blog.

Today - rest day.

This will be a recipe and workout log.
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Old 09-21-2008, 05:11 PM   #2
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I plan on moving all my own recipes here as well (closing the recipe blog tonight), rather put it all in one hidden place.

Today I smoked a chicken for 6 hours. Used mesquite wood.

Mop sauce consisted of:

1/8 cup single malt scotch
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
2 tsp of organic maple syrup

Damn this chicken is good.

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Old 09-21-2008, 05:28 PM   #3
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Flax Breaded Chicken Breast

Made this for lunch today - great!

Ingredients:

1 chicken breast
Salt and pepper to taste
1 tsp oregano
1/8 cup flaxseed meal
1 Tbsp real, organic butter

Pound chicken breast to 1/8 inch thickness with meat mallet. Season with salt, pepper, and oregano. Rub both sides until covered with flaxseed meal.

Heat a skillet to medium high heat and melt butter. Fry chicken breast for 3-4 minutes per side, or until done. Enjoy!
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Old 09-21-2008, 05:35 PM   #4
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Buckwheat Banana Bread/Muffins

This recipe is amazingly good, and easy to make. You can either take whole buckwheat groats and make the flour yourself, or buy organic buckwheat flour and use the same amount of flour as you would of whole groats.

Ingredients:
2 tbsp flax seeds, ground or 2 tbsp organic flax seed meal
1/3 cup water
1 1/3 cups buckwheat groats, "white" (unroasted) divided or organic buckwheat flour
1/2 cup pumpkin seeds
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pumpkin spice
2/3 cup chopped walnuts
1/4 cup olive oil
2 cups bananas, mashed about 4 medium
2 teaspoons baking soda
2 tablespoons water, boiling

Directions:
Preheat oven to 400F, Combine flax meal with water in a small saucepan. Bring to a rolling boil and immediately remove from heat. Set aside to soak until needed.

In a food processor, grind 1/3 cup of the groats into fine flour. Place strainer over a mixing bowl and pour in flour. Rub the flour through with a spoon, returning unground pieces to blender: Repeat three times or until all groats have been ground.

Oil and flour an 8x4 inch loaf pan. Tap the pan gently to coat the bottom and sides with flour: Tap any extra flour back into the mixing bowl. If you are making muffins, oil and flour two 6-muffin trays, or silicon muffin trays (I prefer these).

Combine pumpkin seeds, salt, and spices. Blend on high 1 minute, stopping twice to scrape the bottom. Add seed mixture and chopped walnuts directly into the flour; and whisk together well.

Combine in blender oil and add 2 ripe bananas, broken into 1" chunks. Blend. Continue to add banana chunks until the 2-1/4-cup level is reached. Add the flax mixture and blend for one minute.

Pour the liquid mixture over dry ingredients and mix thoroughly. Dissolve baking soda in boiling water. Add to the batter and stir with a few swift strokes until water disappears (don't beat it). Quickly scrape batter into pan and place in hot oven.

Immediately reduce oven temperature to 325. Bake for approximately 60 minutes or until a toothpick thrust in the middle comes out dry (will be about 45-50 minutes for muffins, if that). Remove from the oven and cool in the pan for 10 minutes. Turn bread/muffins out on a wire rack and cool completely before slicing.

Nutrition Facts - Muffins (1P/2C/4F)
Serving Size 68 g (1 muffin)
Amount Per Serving
Calories: 191
Calories from Fat: 112
Total Fat: 12.4g
Saturated Fat: 1.5g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Sodium: 311mg
Total Carbohydrates: 17.5g
Dietary Fiber: 3.2g
Sugars: 3.6g
Protein: 5.4g

Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 2% Iron 10%

Nutrition Facts - Bread (1P/2C/6F)
Serving Size 101 g (1/8 loaf slice)
Amount Per Serving
Calories: 286
Calories from Fat: 168
Total Fat: 18.6g
Saturated Fat:2.3g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Sodium: 466mg
Total Carbohydrates: 26.3g
Dietary Fiber: 4.9g
Sugars: 5.3g
Protein: 8.1g

Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 3% Iron 15%
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Old 09-21-2008, 05:39 PM   #5
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I plan on moving all my own recipes here as well (closing the recipe blog tonight), rather put it all in one hidden place.

Today I smoked a chicken for 6 hours. Used mesquite wood.

Mop sauce consisted of:

1/8 cup single malt scotch
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
2 tsp of organic maple syrup

Damn this chicken is good.

Gotta try this one!!
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Old 09-21-2008, 06:31 PM   #6
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Angry Jerky

This stuff is amazingly good!

Ingredients:
1 (4-pound) London broil, sliced into 1/8 slices, trim excess fat throughout

Marinade: This is for 4 pounds of meat!
1 cup apple cider vinegar
1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
4 tbsp kosher salt
4 tsp cinnamon
4 tbsp Mrs. Dash Seasoning Chipotle Seasoning
1/2 tbsp onion powder
1 tbsp crushed red pepper
1 tbsp oregano
1 tbsp molasses

Directions:

Put meat and marinade in a sealed plastic bag (in a bowl or dish in case it leaks) for 24 hours in refrigerator. Turn over whenever you open fridge to keep marinade moving around.

You will need cookie sheets and wire racks. 1 sheet/2 racks per 2 pounds of meat if drying in oven.

Take meat out and drain in a colander for 5 minutes in sink. Place strips over wire rack in cookie sheet and place in an over set to WARM or LOW with oven door cracked open 2-4. The heat is just to keep the air moving, it is not to cook the meat, that is why it is important to keep the oven open. You can also use a dehydrator if you have one. Keep the meat in place for 6-12 hours (this really depends on type of meat and the WARM/LOW setting on your oven. most will be done at the 6-8 hour point) until it turns dark and slightly brittle (like gum). Keep refrigerated, as there are no preservatives.

Nutrition Facts (2P/1F)
Serving Size 57 g (2 oz)
Amount Per Serving
Calories: 102
Calories from Fat: 34
Total Fat: 3.8g
Saturated Fat: 1.4g
Cholesterol: 46mg
Sodium: 728mg
Total Carbohydrates: 1.3g
Sugars: 0.9g
Protein: 15.0g
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Old 09-21-2008, 06:32 PM   #7
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Banana Bread Pancake

I was adventurous with this one! I used my buckwheat pancake recipe and decided to try almond flour. Was I in for a treat!

Ingredients:

2/3 cup almond flour (blanched or raw will work just fine)
2 Tbps milled flax seed (I prefer to grind mine in a spice grinder so its fresh)
2 eggs (room temperature)
1 banana cut into slices
1 tsp pumpkin spice, or a 1 tsp mixture of ground cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves
1 pat of butter

Directions:
Mix all ingredients together, let sit 5 minutes.

Divide into four pancakes on a griddle or in a cast iron skillet with butter and cook each side for 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 minutes until done. Top with butter and natural organic maple syrup (just a dab)!
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Old 09-21-2008, 06:32 PM   #8
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Buckwheat Blueberry Pancakes

Makes 4 pancakes!

Ingredients:
1/3 cup buckwheat flour
1 cup fresh or defrosted blueberries (you could also use a 6 banana)
4 egg whites or 2 whole eggs
2 tbsp flaxseed meal

Directions:
Mix all ingredients together, let sit 5 minutes.

Divide into four pancakes on a griddle or in a cast iron skillet with PAM or oil (adds fat) and cook each side for 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 minutes until done.

Nutrition Facts - Blueberry (1P/1C/1F)
Serving Size 85 g (1 pancake)
Amount Per Serving
Calories: 101
Calories from Fat: 23
Total Fat: 2.5g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Sodium: 58mg
Total Carbohydrates: 14.6g
Dietary Fiber: 3.5g
Sugars: 4.2g
Protein: 6.3
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Old 09-26-2008, 09:38 AM   #9
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Looking forward to trying this one out! Wife just picked up the ingredients, so I'll report back tomorrow morning with the results.

PS - I'm not a foodie ... *shudder* ... but I do like the paleo style pancakes.
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Old 09-23-2008, 08:29 AM   #10
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This stuff is amazingly good!

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Thanks for posting this here. I tried to pull up your blog this morning for the express purpose of getting this recipe started tonight and couldn't find it. Such bad timing would have been too ironic for me, and I would have had to wing it.
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