Mitochondria Miracle Soup

Mitochondria Miracle Soup

 

 

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Mitochondria Miracle Soup
Mitochondria Miracle Soup | SavingDinner.com
Course Soups & Stews
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Course Soups & Stews
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Mitochondria Miracle Soup | SavingDinner.com
Instructions
  1. In a large soup pot*, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat; add the onion and cook until nearly translucent. Add the garlic and sauté for a couple of minutes, but don’t let it brown!
  2. Add remaining veggies; sauté for just a minute or 2 (you’re not cooking them, just getting the wonderful flavor this quick step will infuse in your soup). Add the thyme, salt and pepper while sautéing.
  3. Now place the veggies in a large slow cooker; add diced tomatoes and broth. Cover and cook on LOW for 7 to 9 hours or on HIGH for 4 to 6 hours (all slow cookers differ, depending on size, age, brand, etc…your mileage may vary). If your slow cooker isn’t large enough, simmer the mixture in the soup pot on the stovetop for at least 1 hour.
  4. Just before serving, gently mash some of the sweet potato chunks against the side of the slow cooker or soup pot to thicken the soup; give it a stir and serve.
Recipe Notes

*LEANNE’S NOTE: This is a BIG pot of soup, you may need to do a half batch so it will fit in your pot or crock cooker. It freezes well. I like to make a huge batch and freeze some of it in single servings for later.

Quick Fixes for Soup Variations (Now remember: Don’t do this to the whole pot of soup…just the amount you pull out to fix yourself for lunch, etc.):

Quick Fix #1: Tex-Mex Veggie Soup: Add some salsa for a little heat (and a dash of cayenne if you like), a little ground cumin and chopped cilantro. Top with some diced avocado and more chopped cilantro.

Quick Fix #2: Tuscan Veggie soup – Add some fresh chopped basil leaves, chopped tomato and gluten free and nitrate free sausage.

Quick Fix #3: Autumn Veggie Soup – Add some diced acorn or butternut squash, a sprinkling of ground nutmeg and some chopped parsley. I also add an ample sprinkling of curry powder.

Beef & Butternut Squash Stew

Beef & Butternut Squash Stew

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Beef & Butternut Squash Stew
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Instructions
  1. Heat the olive oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat.
  2. Add onion, garlic, rosemary and thyme; sauté until fragrant, about 5 minutes.
  3. Sprinkle beef with salt and pepper.
  4. Raise heat to medium-high and add beef; brown on all sides.
  5. Add beef broth and whisk up all of the browned bits from the bottom of the pan.
  6. Add butternut squash and stir to combine well.
  7. Bring mixture to a boil then reduce heat, cover and simmer for 1 hour until beef is cooked and fork-tender.
Pork Dumpling Meatballs with Quick Pickled Bahn Mi Slaw

Pork Dumpling Meatballs with Quick Pickled Bahn Mi Slaw


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Pork Dumpling Meatballs with Quick Pickled Bahn Mi Slaw
These flavor-packed meatballs and slaw are SO DANG GOOD!!!! They make a great starter/appetizer OR are satiating enough to be a meal on it's own! After you make these, you're gunna immediately file them under "recipe favorites" - we sure have!
Cuisine Paleo
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Cuisine Paleo
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Instructions
  1. FOR QUICK PICKLED BAHN MI SLAW:
  2. In a small pot over medium heat, mix together vinegar and honey. Just heat enough for the honey to dissolve completely into vinegar, mixing as you go, and once it's fully dissolved, remove from heat and allow to cool for 15 minutes.
  3. In a medium bowl, mix together next 7 ingredients (carrot through pickled ginger brine). Once mixed, transfer slaw to a medium sized jar (12 to 16 ounces). Pour vinegar mixture over the top until it's fully saturated all the veggies. Seal jar and place in refrigerator for at least 2 hours before eating.
  4. FOR PORK DUMPLING MEATBALLS:
  5. In a large bowl, using clean hands, combine all remaining ingredients EXCEPT cilantro and sesame seeds (pork through salt).
  6. Cover with plastic wrap, and place in refrigerator for at least an hour before cooking or overnight.
  7. At time of cooking, remove meat mixture from refrigerator. Preheat grill to medium high heat.
  8. Shape meat into 1 to 2 inches in diameter balls. Grill for about 15 minutes constantly rotating, or until cooked through.
  9. Serve with a side of Quick Pickled Bahn Mi Slaw and garnish with cilantro and toasted black sesame seeds.
Recipe Notes

Another cooking option: after shaping meatballs, gently flatten them so they become small patties, and you could serve them as sliders with the slaw on top - and maybe on top of a parboiled cabbage leaf cut to the proper size for the slider.

Hot Melt (keto-approved) Spaghetti

Hot Melt (keto-approved) Spaghetti


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Hot Melt (keto-approved) Spaghetti
We're gunna let you in a little secret: you can still enjoy spaghetti WITHOUT the gluten heavy noodles! I know, I know. You're shaking your head in disbelief, you're assuming I've lost my mind, you think "surely, THAT is impossible!" Ohhhhh it's possible. And guess what - we use ZUCCHINI for the noodles!! ZUCCHINI!!! Before you go and turn your nose up at what sounds like the most preposterous thing to ever cross your eyes, you've gotta try it. See how absolutely delicious spaghetti can still be without the soul-sucking noodles that are your thighs arch nemesis! The recipe is crazy simple, ridiculously yummy, and it's a comfort food that is actually GOOD for you!!
Course Main Dish
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Course Main Dish
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Instructions
  1. First up, in a large skillet, heat the ghee and add the onion.
  2. When the onion becomes translucent, now add the tomatoes, spices and simmer a couple of minutes.
  3. Use a potato masher to smush up the tomatoes.
  4. Add the garlic now and red wine and simmer another few minutes.
  5. Add the zucchini to the pan and cover.
  6. Allow to simmer for a few minutes until cooked through, about 2 to 3 minutes.
  7. Now add the cooked sausage and mix altogether.
  8. Serve in a bowl, top with parmesan if you like!
Instant Pot Spiced Shredded Chicken Tacos and Quick Pickled Onions

Instant Pot Spiced Shredded Chicken Tacos and Quick Pickled Onions


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Instant Pot Spiced Shredded Chicken Tacos and Quick Pickled Onions
A super easy and delicious recipe for tender and flavorful shredded chicken for tacos or salads or whatever you want!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 90 minutes
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 90 minutes
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Instructions
  1. Place sliced red onion in a strainer and boil a kettle of water.
  2. In the jar you're using to store the pickled onion, place vinegar, salt, honey, garlic, and peppercorns. Stir until salt and honey are dissolved.
  3. Once water boils, slowly pour water over the sliced onion. Blanching them so their slightly tender.
  4. Give the strainer a little shake to help get rid of excessive water, then add onion to the jar with vinegar mixture. Press into jar until onion is fully submerged. Seal and place in refrigerator for AT LEAST 2 hours before using.
  5. In an Instant Pot, pour half the jar of salsa and make sure bottom is evenly coated.
  6. Place chicken on top of salsa, then onion on top of chicken.
  7. In a small bowl, combine spices (salt through coriander). Season onion and chicken evenly, then top with remaining salsa.
  8. Seal Instant Pot, then select "Meat/Stew" setting and cook for 90 minutes. Once it's done, let rest for 5 minutes, then release the vent for the steam.
  9. After the steam settles, remove lid and, using two forks, shred the chicken!
  10. Serve on tortillas with pickled onions and other toppings! You'll find some of our topping favorites listed above but we encourage you to add whatever your favorite toppings are!
  11. DIG IN!!!
Recipe Notes

TO MAKE PALEO: use lettuce leaves instead of tortillas (iceberg lettuce is nice and sturdy and will have a good crunch!) and OMIT any dairy (so no cheese or sour cream as a topping)

TO MAKE KETO, aka HOT MELT: follow Paleo instructions above AND make sure to had a generous serving of avocado!