Last week, I wanted to make a sweet and savory paleo meal.  I had just purchased some fresh organic kale and sweet potatoes, and decided to incorporate the two vegetables together.

Paleo Roasted Sweet Potatoes

I thought about keeping the dish vegan, but then decided to add some lean organic ground beef for some extra protein.

The sweetness from the roasted sweet potatoes, paired with the savory flavors from the sauteed kale and ground beef, was the perfect combination.

Paleo Spicy Kale & Ground Beef

And since it was so delicious, I decided to pack it for lunch the next day in my Easylunchbox.

Sauteed Kale & Ground Beef in Easylunchbox

I hope you decide to make it. It’s really good.

Paleo Spicy Kale & Ground Beef

Ingredients

1/2-1 Tbsp organic coconut oil
1 lb organic lean ground beef (can use chicken, turkey, lamb, or tofu)
@3-4 cups of fresh organic kale leaves thinly sliced
dried crushed red pepper flakes (to taste)
salt/pepper

Directions

In a large saute pan melt oil. Once oil is melted add ground beef. Saute until beef is almost done cooking. Next add pepper flakes and kale to pan. Saute until kale starts to wilt. Turn off heat and season with salt/ground pepper. Serve with roasted sweet potatoes.

Maple Syrup Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Ingredients

1 large sweet potato (peeled & cut into 1 in cubes)
olive oil
honey
maple syrup
ground cinnamon
salt/pepper

Directions

In a large bowl add sweet potatoes, and drizzle with some olive oil (enough to coat potatoes). Next add desired amount of honey, maple syrup, cinnamon, and salt/pepper. Toss to make sure potatoes are completely coated. Pour onto a lined baking dish, and spread out so that potatoes are in a single layer. Place pan into a preheated 375 degree oven, and bake until potatoes are fork tender (about 30-40min). Once done, remove from oven and allow to cool slightly. Serve with sauteed kale and ground beef.

Enjoy!!

Rox

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Coconut Pecan Pie Oatmeal

by The ROXX Box on April 14, 2014

in Breakfast, Paleo

Growing up in the South, I ate my fair share of pecan pie. If I were to rank my 3 favorite desserts, they would be peach cobbler, pecan pie, and pound cake. All 3 take me to a happy place, and fond childhood memories.

Well for breakfast yesterday, I got inspired to make a pecan pie oatmeal. I wanted a creamy oatmeal, that tasted similar to pecan pie.

Coconut Pecan Pie Oatmeal

I won’t lie and say that this oatmeal tasted exactly like a slice of homemade pecan pie, but I will tell you that it was delicious. And best of all, it was made with love :-)

Coconut Pecan Pie Oatmeal

Ingredients

1/2 cup old fashioned oats
1 1/2 cups Trader Joe’s Coconut Milk Beverage
1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp vanilla extract
pinch of nutmeg
1 1/2 Tbsp Artisana Raw 100% organic pecan butter
maple syrup to taste

Directions

In a small pot add milk and place on medium heat. Once milk starts to boil, reduce heat and add oats, cinnamon, vanilla extract, and nutmeg. Partially cover and allow to cook until liquid starts to thicken. Remove from heat and add pecan butter. Stir until pecan butter is completely incorporated into the oatmeal. Next add maple syrup to taste. Top with pecans and berries.

Enjoy!!

Rox

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