Civilized Caveman Cooking Creations http://civilizedcavemancooking.com Easy Paleo Recipes - Gluten Free Recipes Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:10:15 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Maple Bacon Coffee Deviled Eggs http://civilizedcavemancooking.com/recipes/sides/maple-bacon-coffee-deviled-eggs/ http://civilizedcavemancooking.com/recipes/sides/maple-bacon-coffee-deviled-eggs/#respond Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:08:43 +0000 http://civilizedcavemancooking.com/?p=16793 So one of my dirty little secrets is that I am addicted to mayonnaise. Not like I eat too much of it, even though that is true, but […]

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So one of my dirty little secrets is that I am addicted to mayonnaise. Not like I eat too much of it, even though that is true, but I put it on everything. I will make bacon, add mayonnaise. Eggs, add mayonnaise. Burgers, fries, hot wings are all fair game, and there is no limit to the madness. I am openly addicted to the heavenly condiment named mayonnaise, which also makes me quite the mayonnaise expert. Given my other self-given titles of addictions, I combined them together in one recipe and created Maple Bacon Coffee Deviled Eggs.

I have made my own mayonnaise and have tried every paleo brand of mayonnaise on the market. I have liked some, not liked others, and then I fell in love. Avocado oil and egg yolks pair together to make the fluffiest, creamiest and most delicious mayonnaise I have ever tasted, thanks to Sir Kensington’s. I was already a fan of their other mayonnaise and special sauce, but they have been replaced with the new kid in town.

Disclosure – Sir Kensington’s compensated me for creating this video and recipe.


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Maple Bacon Coffee Deviled Eggs – Heaven in one bite

Over the years of eating paleo, I have developed quite a few repetitive behaviors (addictions) to food. If you have known me for any amount of time, then you know my name is synonymous with bacon. Recently, I also launched my own coffee and naturally, combinations started occurring.

I scoured the internet and couldn’t find any recipes for coffee deviled eggs or anything similar, and I knew the world needed me to jump in and save the day. People are used to eating savory deviled eggs and sometimes sweet deviled eggs but not at the same time. This recipe for coffee deviled eggs will make your taste buds explode with excitement!

How to Bake Perfect Bacon Every Time

Now, there are two easy parts to this recipe, which are making perfect hard boiled eggs and making perfect bacon every time. The only way we cook bacon is in the oven because it turns out perfectly every single time. We also wrote an entire post on making perfect hard boiled eggs every time.

To make your perfect bacon in the oven, follow these simple instructions:

  1. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil for easy cleanup. Place the bacon on the baking sheet in a single layer. The bacon can be close together, but don’t let it overlap because the bacon will stick during cooking.
  2. Place the bacon on a rack in the lower third of your COLD oven. Bringing the bacon up to temperature as the oven preheats will prevent the bacon from shriveling and cook more evenly.
  3. Set your oven to bake at 400 degrees Fahrenheit and let the magic happen. The exact baking time will depend on the thickness of the bacon and how crispy you prefer it.
  4. Start checking your bacon at 12 minutes total cook time since all ovens and bacon cook differently. Allow the bacon to cook until it is done to your liking. If you have excess bacon fat, pour some off and place the bacon back in the oven.
  5. Remove the bacon from the oven and let cool on a paper towel-lined plate.
  6. Serve or eat immediately. Leftover bacon can be refrigerated for up to a week or frozen for up to three months. But seriously, what is leftover bacon?

Maple bacon coffee deviled eggs


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Maple Bacon Coffee Deviled Eggs
 
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  1. Follow the instructions for the perfect hard boiled eggs here or use whatever method you prefer. Sometimes I buy them from the store already hard boiled.
  2. Gently cut each egg in half and scoop the yolks into a mixing bowl or the bowl of a food processor.
  3. Add the avocado oil mayonnaise, ground coffee, maple sugar, and one-half of the bacon crumbles in with the egg yolks and mix until smooth and combined. I prefer to use a food processor to make the filling as smooth as possible.
  4. Season to taste with sea salt.
  5. Place a few bacon crumbles in the bottom of each of the empty egg whites and scoop or pipe the yolk mixture into each egg.
  6. Once each egg is filled with the yolk mixture, sprinkle extra coconut sugar or ground coffee on top of the eggs for garnish right before serving, if desired.
  7. Deviled eggs are best consumed within 24 hours of making them so enjoy them.

 

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Hello, you fabulous paleo-eaters! I’m Laura from Mangia Paleo and it’s a privilege to have created this guest post for George. The first time I found one of George’s recipes was in fall of 2013. It was my first autumn without my mom’s gluten-and-sugar-packed pumpkin cookies. After finding George’s recipe I discovered it tasted so similar to the cookies I knew growing up. I was hooked! Today I don’t have cookies – that’s up to George, but I do have a savory treat!


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Rosemary Tallow Crackers

One of the most difficult parts about eating clean is the convenience of snacking on-the-go. If you work all day or have a busy lifestyle like me, you just want a quick snack. Do you ever just want to nosh on something crunchy? I gotcha covered with these rosemary tallow crackers. Plus, with just a few accessible ingredients, it won’t break the bank.

Also, an amazing thing happened when I made these crackers. Non-paleo eaters inhaled them. Serve them to a non-paleo eater, and they would never know the difference. In fact, I brought a batch over to non-paleo eaters, and the crackers were finished immediately.

An important note about this recipe is to be mindful of your cooking fat selection. As you may or may not know, I’m all about experimenting in the kitchen. Usually, if a recipe calls for coconut oil, I’ll add ghee. If a recipe calls for pine nuts, I might add walnuts. Really, it’s a personal preference. However, with this recipe, it is important to use a savory fat like tallow or lard only. The recipe only has a few ingredients, which means you can taste each item very distinctively. Replacing tallow or lard with another fat may jeopardize the savory flavor and crispy texture. Plus, tallow is simply delicious!

The cook time is only about 20 minutes and you can double the batch for company. The texture mimics Wheat Thins and taste like a gourmet cracker that begs to be added to an appetizer platter.

Serve with your favorite paleo dip, enjoy as a to-go snack, or add it to your antipasto platter with soft prosciutto and salty olives.


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Rosemary Tallow Crackers
 
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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Peel and puree the plantain. This may be done with a food processor or hand blender. The harder and drier the plantain, the less sticky the dough will be and will result in a crispier cracker.
  3. Once the plantain texture reaches a smooth paste, add the almond flour and combine.
  4. Add egg white, tallow, salt, and rosemary to the plantain mixture and combine. You can use a stand mixer or your hands to combine the ingredients.
  5. With your hands, form the dough into a ball and wrap it in plastic wrap. Place the dough into the fridge for about 20 minutes to let it chill.
  6. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone mat. Remove the plastic wrap from the chilled dough and place it on the lined baking sheet.
  7. Roll out dough to 1/8-inch thick with a rolling pin. If the dough sticks to the pin, either the plantain was too ripe or the dough isn't chilled enough. To fix this, place a piece of parchment or plastic wrap between the pin and the dough and continue to roll. Once the dough is the desired thickness, remove the parchment paper or plastic wrap on top of the rolled out dough and discard before baking.
  8. Place dough in oven for 3-4 minutes. Remove from oven and use a pizza cutter to cut dough into desired size and shape. Sprinkle with additional salt, if desired.
  9. Return to oven and continue to bake for an additional 15 to 20 minutes or until desired crispness is achieved. As they bake, crackers will begin to pull away from each other on the baking sheet.
  10. Remove from oven and let cool before serving.
  11. Enjoy.

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Blueberry Coconut Chocolate Chip Scones http://civilizedcavemancooking.com/recipes/desserts/blueberry-coconut-chocolate-chip-scones/ http://civilizedcavemancooking.com/recipes/desserts/blueberry-coconut-chocolate-chip-scones/#comments Mon, 11 Jul 2016 14:42:00 +0000 http://66.147.244.87/~civiliz5/2011/04/11/blueberry-coconut-chocolate-chip-scones/ Paleo breakfasts are the most requested recipes we get. I will say you might not want to eat these blueberry chocolate chip scones for breakfast every day but occasionally […]

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Blueberry Chocolate Chip Scones

Paleo breakfasts are the most requested recipes we get. I will say you might not want to eat these blueberry chocolate chip scones for breakfast every day but occasionally is great. Not to mention, you can easily swap out the fruits or ingredients to make as many fancy flavors as you want. Pumpkin orange, cranberry walnut, chocolate chocolate chip are just a few ideas that graced my brain to share with you.


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Blueberry Chocolate Chip Scones

My favorite way to eat Blueberry Chocolate Chips Scones are when they are still warm from the oven and covered with grass-fed butter or homemade whipped cream. However, sometimes I change up the recipe and create entire new scone flavors that are equally as delicious. For these variations, the entire recipe stays the same except for omitting the dried blueberries and/or chocolate chips.

  • Coconut Scones – omit the blueberries and chocolate for a basic but delicious scone.
  • Fresh Blueberry Scones – omit the chocolate chips and add 1 cup of fresh blueberries.
  • Chocolate Scones – omit the dried blueberries and add 1/2 cup to 1 cup of semi-sweet or dark chocolate chips, depending how chocolatey you want your scones.
  • Strawberry and Chocolate Scones – replace the dried blueberries with fresh or dried strawberries that are chopped into smaller pieces. You can omit the chocolate and add 1 cup of fresh or dried strawberries for Strawberry Scones.
  • Cherry and Chocolate Scones – replace the dried blueberries with fresh or dried cherries. You can omit the chocolate and add 1 cup of fresh or dried cherries for Cherry Scones.
  • Raisin and Chocolate Scones – replace dried blueberries with an equal amount of raisins.
  • Blueberry and Lemon Scones – omit the chocolate and add the zest of 1 to 2 Meyer lemons, depending how much of a lemon taste you prefer.
  • Pineapple and Coconut Scones – omit chocolate and add 1 cup of fresh or dried pineapple that are chopped into smaller pieces.

Of course, there are endless fresh and dried fruit and even nut combinations, but these are the ones that I have tried and loved. If you don’t feel life experimenting, you can make one of my other delicious scones recipes.

Whether you create your own flavor combination or make my recipe for Blueberry Chocolate Chip Scones, I know you’ll enjoy every delicious bite!

Please comment below and tell me what scone flavor is your favorite.

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Blueberry Coconut Chocolate Chip Scones
 
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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  2. In a large bowl, combine almond flour, sea salt, baking soda, blueberries, chocolate chips, and coconut
  3. In a smaller bowl, mix the egg and pure maple syrup until well blended
  4. Add the wet ingredients to the dry and mix well
  5. Knead the dough with your hands if necessary to ensure an even distribution of ingredients
  6. Form dough into 2 circles approximately 1/2 inch thick
  7. Cut each circle like a pizza into 6 or 8 slices depending on the size you want your scones
  8. Transfer to a parchment lined baking sheet
  9. Bake for 10 minutes or until golden brown and cooked through
  10. Enjoy

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Easy Spaghetti Squash http://civilizedcavemancooking.com/recipes/easy-spaghetti-squash/ http://civilizedcavemancooking.com/recipes/easy-spaghetti-squash/#comments Thu, 07 Jul 2016 20:02:53 +0000 http://civilizedcavemancooking.com/?p=16676 I have heard way too many nightmares and stories of people breaking their kitchens trying to make spaghetti squash! I am not joking. Cut fingers, hands, legs, broken […]

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I have heard way too many nightmares and stories of people breaking their kitchens trying to make spaghetti squash! I am not joking. Cut fingers, hands, legs, broken knives, neighbors scared from screaming and police called. Kidding about the police and neighbors, but even with the sharpest knives, cutting raw spaghetti squash is not a smart move. You don’t have to risk your life or your significant others anymore with this easy spaghetti squash!

Yes, I said easy. Your knives including your butter knives (maybe not but it sounds good) will slide right through this with ease. We also included a video showing you how as well as crockpot and instant pot instructions. If you were scared of this delicious squash, have no fear any longer. This easy spaghetti squash also makes a perfect recipe base for many delicious meals that we linked below.


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Easy Spaghetti Squash

Of course, easy spaghetti squash is delicious simply served with marinara sauce or grass-fed butter and a sprinkle of sea salt and black pepper. However, here are a couple of other recipes that use spaghetti squash as a main ingredient of the dish or as a delicious side.

Other ways to Cook Spaghetti Squash

Even though baking is the easiest way to prepare spaghetti squash, there are other ways to prepare it that are equally as delicious and almost as easy. First, spaghetti squash can be cooked in a crockpot, which is perfect for the hot summer days since it will not heat up the kitchen like a stove does.  Second, spaghetti squash can be prepared in a Instant Pot, which is the fastest way to prepare it.

How to Prepare Spaghetti Squash in a Crock Pot:

With a sharp knife or tines of a fork, poke several holes in the flesh of the spaghetti squash. Place the whole spaghetti squash in the crock pot with 1 cup of water and close the lid. Cook on high for 2 1/2 to 3 hours, or until spaghetti squash is soft to the touch. Carefully remove cooked spaghetti squash from the crock pot and allow to cool for 10 minutes. Cut the spaghetti squash horizontally and remove the seeds. Fluff the spaghetti squash strand with a fork.

How to Prepare Spaghetti Squash in an Instant Pot:

With a sharp knife or tines of a fork, poke several holes in the flesh of the spaghetti squash. Pour 1 cup of water in the Instant Pot. Using the rack, place entire spaghetti squash in the Instant Pot. Close the lid and seal the vent. Change the setting to manual and set the time for 12 minutes. It will take approximately 8 to 10 minutes for the Instant Pot to come to pressure. Once the cook time is done, quick release the steam and open the lid. Carefully remove cooked spaghetti squash from the Instant Pot and allow to cool for 10 minutes. Cut the spaghetti squash horizontally and remove the seeds. Fluff the spaghetti squash strand with a fork.

Bonus tip: Each 4-pound spaghetti squash yields approximately 5 cups of cooked squash.

Whether you choose to cook your spaghetti squash in an oven, crock pot, or Instant Pot, I know it’ll turn out delicious each and every time. Please leave a comment below telling us how you like to prepare the perfect spaghetti squash!


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  • 1 medium spaghetti squash, approximately 4 to 5 pounds
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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Prick the flesh of the entire spaghetti squash using the tines of the fork and place on a rimmed baking sheet.
  3. Place in the oven and bake for around 1 hour or until the spaghetti squash is soft to the touch. Turn over spaghetti squash during mid-bake.
  4. Once cooked, remove from oven and allow to cool for 10 minutes. With a sharp knife, cut the spaghetti squash horizontally (stem to end).
  5. Using a spoon, scrape out the seeds and pulp. With a fork, separate the spaghetti squash strands.
  6. Serve as a main dish or delicious side dish.

 

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Caveman Feast 3.0 http://civilizedcavemancooking.com/recipes/caveman-feast-3-0/ http://civilizedcavemancooking.com/recipes/caveman-feast-3-0/#respond Wed, 06 Jul 2016 20:18:55 +0000 http://civilizedcavemancooking.com/?p=16669 What if you never needed a cookbook again? Behold our new cooking app, Caveman Feast 3.0! Whether you have an iPhone, iPad or Android, our brand spankin’ new […]

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What if you never needed a cookbook again?

Behold our new cooking app, Caveman Feast 3.0!

Whether you have an iPhone, iPad or Android, our brand spankin’ new app is finally ready for you in the app store!

This app is years in the works. Caveman Feast comes with 250+ Paleo-friendly and Wild recipes, a shopping planner, and the best pulled pork you’ve ever had.

When we launched Caveman Feast 1.0 in 2013, the app went straight to the top of the charts – beating out The Food Network, Martha Stewart, and even Angry Birds!

Thanks to you, Caveman Feast became the #1 Food app in the US, Canada, UK, Ireland, New Zealand, Portugal, South Africa, Colombia, and Chile! Not only that, Caveman Feast hit the #6 app overall across the world (Angry Birds was #45!) with over 1,100 5-star reviews in the first 3 days.

We’re on a mission to help millions of people heal with real food, and we’re incredibly grateful for your support!

We’ve just added a ton of new features and improvements for the new Caveman Feast 3.0, and we can’t wait to share them with you.

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HOW TO USE CAVEMAN FEAST 3.0 – A WALKTHROUGH WITH GEORGE

Here are a few powerful features you’ll be wielding in the palm of your hand:

  • 250+ Paleo and Wild recipes with high-resolution photography
  • Innovative new meal planning integration*
  • Built-in calorie calculator*
  • Integrated with Apple Health*
  • Save time with Shopping List function*
  • Switch between Standard & Metric units
  • Seamlessly track calories and macros*
  • Adjust serving sizes automatically*
  • Add personalized notes to your meals
  • Organize shopping list by aisle or recipe*
  • Easily send recipes to friends via text or email
  • Future upgrades for power-users*
*iPhone / iPad only

I’ve partnered with my good friend, Abel James of The Fat Burning Man and My Diet Is Better Than Your Diet, to help share my incredible Paleo recipes with you. With more than 250+ recipes, you’ll never be without a proper feast.

After years of following a so-called “healthy” low-fat, low-cholesterol diet and “effective” running program recommended by magazines, TV shows, and his doctors, Abel discovered that it was actually causing him to be fat and sick. Once Abel did the opposite of what his doctors told him, he dramatically improved his health and reversed his hypertension, healed his malfunctioning thyroid, and effortlessly lost 20 pounds in 40 days.

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Now you have all of my favorite feasts along with detailed instructions and beautifully photographed images right in the palm of your hand.

Recipes include Crockpot BBQ Pulled Bison, Almond Butter Banana Cookies, Honey Dijon Crock Pot Chicken, Stuffed Sweet Potatoes, Pumpkin Cinnamon Muffins and many more…

Are you ready to dig in?

HERE’S WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT CAVEMAN FEAST

We’d love to hear your feedback, too. We would appreciate if you could please take a minute to leave a review and let us know what you think!

Bonus points if you share your thoughts publicly with a video, blog review, or tweet.

CAVEMAN FEAST ON ANDROID

Good news for Android users! We added 60 new bonus recipes, made the app even faster, and added over 75 new high-resolution photos of feasts.

What if you already have Caveman Feast? The good news is you get all 60 recipes absolutely free just by updating the app.

These indulgent new recipes include:

  • Bacon Deviled Eggs
  • Cranberry Almond Muffins
  • Apple Rosemary Roasted Chicken
  • Flourless Chocolate Muffins
  • Spicy Elk Chili
  • Pumpkin-Stuffed Bacon-Wrapped Dates
  • Braised Short Ribs
  • Bacon Spaghetti Squash Fritters
  • Pumpkin Blueberry Blondies with Raspberry Honey Frosting
  • And so much more…

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How much does the app cost?

Caveman Feast is $2.99 on both iOS and Android. Thanks to technology, this little app comes packed with more recipes and features than $20+ cookbooks!

If you want the most robust Meal Planner, you can upgrade to the Pro Edition on the iPhone/iPad version for $0.99 per month or a flat $5.99 per year (50% off). That’s about the price of a head of cauliflower.

Do you have a Android Version of Caveman Feast yet?

Yes! You can get the Android version of Caveman Feast on Google Play.

Why can’t I download the app?

Check to make sure your device operating system is up to date. Whatever comes up, we’ll help you sort it out!

I love Caveman Feast! How can I help you guys out?

Thank you so much! We pour our hearts into each project we do so it means the world to us when you enjoy them. If you can, please leave us a review in the app store so that others can hear about our app. It makes a big difference! You rock.

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Have you checked out the new Caveman Feast app yet?

Leave a comment below to let us know what you think!

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Bacon Chili with Coffee – Instapot, Crockpot or Stovetop http://civilizedcavemancooking.com/recipes/bacon-chili/ http://civilizedcavemancooking.com/recipes/bacon-chili/#comments Tue, 17 May 2016 23:06:07 +0000 http://civilizedcavemancooking.com/?p=16548 Today, you are going to be making bacon chili with a secret ingredient. Hug in a Mug coffee! I had a blast teaching you guys how to make […]

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bacon chili with coffee in an instapot, stovetop, or crockpot

Today, you are going to be making bacon chili with a secret ingredient. Hug in a Mug coffee! I had a blast teaching you guys how to make this recipe on video. I have no shortage of chili recipes on my website, but I felt overdue for a new one inspired by our new coffee. I have been talking about nothing but coffee and bacon for five years, so it was time I created my own coffee. Not only is this bacon chili with coffee delicious, it’s versatile. You can make this in an instapot, crockpot, or stovetop and all the instructions are included below.


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Bacon Chili with Coffee (Hug in a Mug)

So as I mentioned above, we just launched the first ever physical civilized caveman product. It’s the nectar of the gods, Coffee! We created a custom roast and blend of the highest quality coffee for you to drink. We named it Hug in a Mug Coffee. We named it that mainly because it tastes so good, it loves you from the inside out.

This coffee ships directly to anyone in the United States. If you are outside of the U.S., here are some options:

Now you have no more excuses for drinking crappy coffee that is burnt and moldy. We made it easy to acquire and enjoy the best coffee on the planet (self-proclaimed). I also decided there was no better way to announce it than to cook with it after I drank a few cups.

So now you have this delicious bacon chili that has a deepened flavor with our secret hug in a mug coffee!

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There will be many more recipes to come for both cooking with coffee and different ways to enjoy drinking the coffee itself. If you have any questions or ideas, leave them in the comments below.

For the cooking of this Chili recipe, these are the tools I used and what you asked about on our live stream video:


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Bacon Chili with Coffee
 
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Stovetop
  1. Place your diced bacon in the bottom of a large dutch oven or stockpot
  2. Start cooking over medium heat, stirring occasionally so the bacon doesn't stick
  3. Continue cooking until your bacon is browned (approximately 5-6 minutes)
  4. Add your onion and peppers and stir well allowing to cook for 5 minutes
  5. Add your ground beef (or pork, or 50/50), hug in a mug coffee, paprika, garlic, chili powder and salt and pepper stirring well
  6. Continue breaking up the meat while it cooks until cooked through
  7. Add your fire roasted tomatoes, tomato sauce, and tomato paste and stir well
  8. Allow your chili to continue to cook for 10-15 minutes for all the flavors to meld together
  9. Serve immediately or turn the heat down to low and let it simmer until ready
  10. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 7 days or freeze in ziplock bags for easy meals for up to 6 months
Instapot
  1. Press the saute button on the instapot
  2. Add your bacon and beef (or pork, or 50/50) and stir often until cooked through
  3. Add all of your remaining ingredients and lock the lid on the instapot
  4. Press the keep warm/cancel button and then the meat/stew button
  5. Ensure the steam valve is closed
  6. Once the chili is done, the instapot will switch to keep warm automatically
  7. You can allow the pressure to release naturally or use the quick release
  8. Serve immediately or store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 7 days or freeze in ziplock bags for easy meals for up to 6 months
Crockpot
  1. Cook your bacon and beef (or pork, or 50/50) in a large skillet over medium heat until no longer pink
  2. Transfer your cooked meat, including the fat into the bottom of your crockpot
  3. Add all of your remaining ingredients, mix well and cover
  4. Cook on low for 8 hours or high for 4 hours
  5. Serve immediately or store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 7 days or freeze in ziplock bags for easy meals for up to 6 months
Notes
This recipe can easily be doubled or tripled by just adjusting all ingredients

 

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Raspberry Marshmallow Crepes – Gluten Free and Paleo http://civilizedcavemancooking.com/recipes/raspberry-marshmallow-crepes/ http://civilizedcavemancooking.com/recipes/raspberry-marshmallow-crepes/#comments Wed, 04 May 2016 05:00:59 +0000 http://civilizedcavemancooking.com/?p=16491 Yes, raspberry marshmallow crepes. You can thank my honeymoon to Mexico for inspiring these. That may seem odd, but when we were there, Lindsey and I had crepes […]

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raspberry marshmallow crepes that are gluten free

Yes, raspberry marshmallow crepes. You can thank my honeymoon to Mexico for inspiring these. That may seem odd, but when we were there, Lindsey and I had crepes almost every morning, and we have been missing them immensely. I decided that for mother’s day I would make my beautiful wife the crepes she loves so much. Raspberries also happen to be one of her favorite fruits, so we always buy Driscoll’s Raspberries at our local organic grocery store.

Disclosure – Driscoll’s compensated me for creating this video and recipe.

Now this recipe is broken down into four simple parts, and you can interchange them or swap some out. The marshmallow cream cheese dip is Gluten-free, not paleo. I eat them and it doesn’t upset my tummy at all but if you are sensitive, just use coconut milk whipped cream.


Simple – Life Changing Paleo Crepe’s with raspberry compote, marshmallow dip, and chocolate!
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Raspberry Marshmallow Crepes – The Crepes are Paleo and Gluten Free

So I had actually never had a crepe before I went Paleo so I wasn’t introduced to how phenomenal they were. While honeymooning I tried 3 different types of sweet crepes and 4 different varieties of savory crepes. I personally loved the chicken and bacon crepe but Lindsey preferred the sweet crepes.

Once I had the opportunity to work with Driscoll’s I was pumped. We already use them and buy their berries so I was excited to start brainstorming recipes. Since creating these raspberry marshmallow crepes my brain won’t stop spinning with all the possibilities. I am planning on making new recipes using the crepes as a base and adding things like:

Just to give you a few ideas, take the flourless brownies and crumble them up. Add the crumbled flourless brownies to the crepe, top with the delicious raspberry compote below and sprinkle some toasted walnuts or pecans.

Make the buffalo chicken, add it to the crepes with some coleslaw and raw cheese and enjoy the flavor explosions on your taste buds.

Leave me a comment below with ideas for different flavors to create crepes with. I can’t wait to make more and post more recipes for you.

How to Fully Enjoy these Raspberry Marshmallow Crepes

So I separated each of these elements to make it easier for you. You can actually make all of these recipes in advance and just put them together when you are hungry. Or you could just make the raspberry compote and marshmallow cream cheese dip in advance and use them when you make the crepes and chocolate.

If you do decide to make all of these ahead of time, here is how I reheat them to be served as delicious as when made fresh.

  1. Add butter to a pan on medium heat and warm your crepe for 1 minute on each side and move to a plate.
  2. Warm up your Chocolate Drizzle over a double boiler or in really hot water.
  3. Add the cold raspberry compote and cold marshmallow cream cheese dip inside your crepe.
  4. Close the crepe, top with some more fillings and drizzle with your chocolate.
  5. Eat as many as your heart desire

raspberry marshmallow crepes


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Paleo/Gluten-Free Crepes
 
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  1. Beat eggs on medium-high in a stand mixer or in a mixing bowl using a hand mixer until pale yellow and fluffy (4-5 minutes)
  2. Add melted butter, honey, salt and cassava flour and mix on low to combine
  3. Add almond milk or raw milk 1/2 cup at a time, blending well after each addition of milk
  4. Heat a lightly butter pan medium heat (we used a 10-inch stainless steel, you can use a cast iron skillet as well)
  5. Pour 1/4 cup of the batter into the pan and tilt the pan so the batter coats the pan evenly
  6. Cook for 1-2 minutes until the bottom is light brown and can be easily moved with a thin spatula (this will make a huge difference)
  7. Flip the crepe and cook the other side
  8. Serve with sweet or savory fillings of your choice. Use the below recipes to make this a raspberry marshmallow crepe
  9. Store in a Ziploc bag in the refrigerator and reheat in a pan as needed

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Easy Raspberry Compote
 
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  1. Combine your Driscoll's raspberries, coconut sugar, lemon juice and cassava flour in a medium saucepan and stir to combine
  2. Simmer for 10 minutes over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally
  3. Once the raspberries have broken down (you can help with a spatula) and the compote is thickened, remove from heat
  4. Allow to cool for 20 minutes before serving
  5. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week

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Marshmallow Cream Cheese (lactose-free) Dip
 
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  1. Place your cream cheese in your stand mixer or mixing bowl (you'll need a hand mixer)
  2. Beat on high for 3 minutes to whip your cream cheese
  3. Add your marshmallow dip and your coconut milk whipped cream
  4. Beat on high for 1 minute
  5. Transfer to a bowl and enjoy
  6. Store in the refrigerator in an air tight container for up to 1 week

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Chocolate Drizzle (Magic Shell)
 
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  1. Add your chocolate chips and coconut oil into a double boiler
  2. Melt them together stirring occasionally until melted together and mixed well
  3. Drizzle on your favorite foods like these crepes
  4. If you drizzle this on cold items it will harden into a magic shell
  5. Store in the refrigerator and reheat to use

 

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Natural Remedies 101 http://civilizedcavemancooking.com/health/natural-remedies/ http://civilizedcavemancooking.com/health/natural-remedies/#comments Tue, 26 Apr 2016 00:02:43 +0000 http://civilizedcavemancooking.com/?p=16372 Preventing is always more beneficial than treating, so treat your body good from the inside out before you get sick to reduce your chances of coming down with […]

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homemade natural remedies

Preventing is always more beneficial than treating, so treat your body good from the inside out before you get sick to reduce your chances of coming down with something cruddy. Life does happen sometimes, and we might just all get sick once or twice. If you do, these natural remedies are here for you. We will update this list as we learn more and include recipes for anything we find. Make sure you save this or pin it so you’ll always have it.

If you have any of your own homemade natural remedies, leave us a comment and we will add it to our list.


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Natural Remedies 101

Let’s face it, none of us want to leave the house when we are sick. I am typically bundled up in sweatpants with my slippers, a box of tissues, water, and some chocolate (it’s healthy). This get up is too embarrassing to leave the house. Not for me, but my wife gets embarrassed and I am interested in staying married. Using things already in your home and try to keep them in stock. Preventing is always more beneficial than treating, so treat your body good from the inside out before you get sick to reduce your chances of coming down with something cruddy.

I try to keep all the following things in surplus in our house for these natural remedies and life in general. Here is a list of things you should have/need for these remedies. Click on the item to see my favorite one or get a deal or free one.

Curb that Cough (Chocolate)

  1. Dark ChocolateOne of my favorite natural remedies. Yes you read that right, dark chocolate. We are not talking about Hershey bars here, but high-quality dark chocolate. Researchers found that chocolate’s theobromine compound is more effective than codeine at suppressing persistent coughs without the side effects of drowsiness and constipation.

Bye Nausea (Ginger)

  1. Ginger – Fresh ginger is loaded with tons of antinausea properties. Ginger’s antinausea properties are particularly effective during pregnancy or after surgery but anyone can benefit from its power. I love to boil fresh ginger with lemon and honey to sip on like tea.

Fight that Sore Throat (Garlic)

  1. Garlic – Is a butt kicking natural antibiotic, antibacterial, and anti fungal. It can tackle almost any illness. Gargle twice daily with a solution of six pressed garlic cloves mixed into a glass of warm (not hot) water. Follow the regimen for 3 days. The warm liquid soothes inflamed tissue. (Pregnant women should not take more than 1 clove of garlic medicinally per day)

Spice up your life (Cinnamon)

  1. Ceylon Cinnamon – Cinnamon is beneficial as it contains anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and antioxidant properties. There are numerous ways to help you use it when sick, these are just a few.

    • Make a Flu Bomb. Mix 1 teaspoon of honey with a 1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon and take it twice a day until you feel better
    • Calm a scratchy cough with a cinnamon-infused drink: Soak cinnamon sticks in cold water for several hours, then sip. This beverage contains mucilage, a water-soluble fiber that coats and soothes the throat

Kick the flu's butt with this flu bomb natural remedyThe Oil to Fix it all (Coconut Oil)

  1. Coconut Oil – Coconut oil helps to dissolve and destroy the lipid coating around some viruses and make them more susceptible to attack by the immune system. Whether sick or not, aim for 5-6 tablespoons per day in your diet. You can cook with it, add it to smoothies, stir it in your coffee or eat it by the spoonful. Coconut oil has hundreds of health benefits and is the king of all natural remedies.

This apple is better at keeping the doctor away (Apple Cider Vinegar)

  1. Apple Cider Vinegar – We are not going to be friends after this, but I promise you will feel better. Apple Cider vinegar tastes horrible, but it works. Just remember the illness or bacteria in your body won’t like it either, so they die.

    • Mix 1 tablespoon with water, gargle and then drink at the first sign of any illness. Repeat hourly until your symptoms disappear. You can also include a little honey to sweeten this up which we will cover next. Apple Cider vinegar helps kill viruses and bacteria, I think because they can’t stand the way it tastes either.

Making you sweeter with a Hug in a Mug (Raw Honey)

  1. Raw Honey – The majority of honey on store shelves is highly processed, laced with fillers and isn’t pure honey. I recommend only using organic raw honey that is unpasteurized. You get the most nutrients out of raw honey making it more effective at boosting your immune system and warding off viruses. The best raw honey you can get is local and if not, buy it from Thrive Market where I trust the source.

    • Honey can be used as a homemade cough remedy a few ways. Just like the flu bomb picture above, combine 1 teaspoon raw honey with 1/4 teaspoon Ceylon cinnamon and consume twice a day.
    • I also love to make a homemade hot beverage using honey, lemons, ginger, and water. I call it my Hug in a Mug tea and you can see it below.

this is our hug in a mug flu fighting tea


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The Lazy but acceptable way (Throat Coat)

  1. Throat Coat – Our go to emergency feel better medicine is Traditional Medicinals Organic Throat Coat Lemon Echinacea tea. I am here to help you feel better, not preach how you should make everything at home. This tea is delicious and highly addictive, but you can only have a maximum of 3 per day. Our hug in a mug tea, on the other hand, you can drink as much as you want. I was sick for nine days straight and sustained on just the hug in a mug tea.

Oregano isn’t just for pizza (Oil of Oregano)

  1. Oil of Oregano – Oil of oregano is strong, that is your disclaimer. It is known for its antifungal and antiviral properties and is used for a wide array of ailments. Everything from GI problems, cold sores, a sore throat, and even an insect repellent. Warning, it is really potent and should always be diluted. It’s also intended for short-term use only. For a sore throat or congestion, add a few drops in water or juice.

    • We take 8 ounces of water, add 5 drops of oil of oregano and 25-30 drops of elderberry extract (mentioned below). We gargle the first 3-4 sips before swallowing and then drink the remainder of the water. Do this twice a day.

A new berry you need (Elderberry Extract)

  1. Elderberry Extract – Elderberry extract prevents the flu virus from penetrating the membranes of healthy cells and boosts the immune system. We always pair our elderberry extract with oil of oregano to make a potent health bomb. Mix 25-30 drops with the oil of oregano above to start feeling better immediately.

Getting beautiful from the inside out (Collagen)

  1. Collagen -Collagen is the glue that holds a body together, and we would quite literally fall apart without it. Between 25 and 33 percent of a person’s body and more than 80 percent of a person’s skin is comprised of collagen. I did a huge write up on what collagen is and why you need it, which I recommend you reading. I believe in prevention, and use collagen every day as part of your routine will help you maintain a healthy lifestyle.

    • We take one scoop of the collagen peptides (blue lid) and add it to our coffee, water, smoothies and sometimes our food. The collagen peptides are both cold and warm water soluble and tasteless. I am picky, it really is tasteless.
    • WARNING – There is another brand of collagen that claims to be grass-fed and finished and they are not. DO NOT BUY Great Lakes. Only buy Vital Proteins.

We don’t eat bones, but we do need to drink it (Bone Broth)

  1. Bone Broth – There are countless health benefits from drinking any nutrient-rich bone broth. It’s even easy to make at home using my easy bone broth recipe. For anyone who is not a Thrive Market member yet, you can get a Free container of Bone Broth delivered to your door using this link. Whether you are sick or not, bone broth needs to be a part of your daily regime.

    • If you struggle with just drinking it, sneak it in your own diet by making soup out of it. I just got my wife to eat bone broth which she hates by making her paleo chicken soup.

Detox, Detox and Detox (Castor oil Packs)

  1. Castor Oil and Wool Flannel – Castor oil packs have been said to help improve liver detoxification naturally, support uterine and ovarian health, improve lymphatic circulation and reduce inflammation. There is tons of science on this, most of which I can’t quote actually so you can read for yourselves. We use these in our home often and full support them. Below are instructions on how to use them.

  2. Besides a detox, castor oil can be used a few other ways:
    • Apply directly to your skin for dryness, rashes, hives, infections, warts, etc. Gently rub castor oil for one minute. Do this up to 2-3 times a day until the problem disappears.

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What you will need:

  1. The glass container with lid (mason jar) is to store the soaked flannel in between uses. You can use one flannel 30 times before needing to be replaced.
  2. Carefully prepare the area where you are doing this to avoid making a drastic mess. Castor oil WILL stain so make sure you are prepared in case it leaks or drips.
  3. Place the piece of flannel in a large dish.
  4. Drizzle castor oil over the flannel until it is saturated.
  5. Plug in your heating pad and turn it on medium.
  6. Lie down and place the saturated castor oil flannel on the ride side of your abdomen, directly against your skin.
  7. Wrap your body with the plastic wrap to hold the castor oil pack in place.
  8. Place the heating pad on top of the plastic wrap on top of the castor oil pack.
  9. Lie down for 1-2 hours to complete your detox.
  10. When done, remove your castor oil pack and wipe down your abdomen with an old towel.
  11. Store your castor oil pack in your glass jar until next usage.

 

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  1. Combine the cinnamon with your raw honey and consume twice a day until symptoms subside.

Hug in a Mug Tea
 
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Ingredients
  • 2 cups water
  • 1-inch piece of ginger, peeled and chopped
  • 1 organic lemon, cut in half and juiced
  • 1 tablespoon raw honey
Instructions
  1. In a small pot over medium heat, combine your water, ginger, lemon and honey
  2. Simmer for 5-10 minutes and then strain into a jar
  3. Enjoy

 

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Paleo Chicken Soup – Natural Cold and Flu Remedies http://civilizedcavemancooking.com/recipes/soups/paleo-chicken-soup/ http://civilizedcavemancooking.com/recipes/soups/paleo-chicken-soup/#comments Mon, 25 Apr 2016 23:25:30 +0000 http://civilizedcavemancooking.com/?p=11776 I always like to think I am superman since I eat Paleo and you know, I can never get sick. Well, for some reason I continue to believe […]

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paleo chicken soup

I always like to think I am superman since I eat Paleo and you know, I can never get sick. Well, for some reason I continue to believe I am invincible to illness and I always end up being wrong. Our whole family has been experiencing everything from coughing, sore throats, headaches, chills, fevers and pure exhaustion. Well, I know the healing power of bone broth and the girls were asking for paleo chicken soup.

In the spirit of minimal effort, this paleo chicken soup is easy, finished in under 30 minutes and a perfect paleo cold and flu remedy. Ever since getting my Instant Pot for Christmas, I try to use it as often as possible. Coming up with new Instant pot recipes is fun and an easy way to add variety to meals with minimal effort. Yippee for another easy soup recipe.

If you find yourself or someone in your family coming down with something, here are some perfect cold and flu remedies that will support you getting and staying healthy.

Paleo Cold Remedies

  • This delicious paleo chicken soup recipe
  • Easy Homemade Bone Broth
  • Hydration and rest – drink lots of clear fluid, lots of broth, and sleep a ton
  • Cinnamon – mix it with some local honey, and add to a hot tea that supports relieving your cough and congestion
  • For the rest of my natural home remedies, check out our post here

I have worked on some new posts for homemade bone broth, and I have been doing a ton of research. I have been working on figuring out the perfect bone broth. Which part of the chicken is best, which aromatics are best, diced or whole, time, and lots of other variables. One thing I learned today, it doesn’t have to be perfect because it still tastes delicious.

Paleo Chicken Soup

Homemade chicken soup is just one of those heart-warming comfort foods that work all the time to provide comfort and happiness. Well for me at least. This paleo chicken soup passed the Wife, kid, and pit bull test when some broth splashed out. Not to mention, it is another recipe that is Whole 30 to add to your rotation.

I added the ginger and garlic to this soup to kick up its healing properties. Ginger is known for its anti-inflammatory properties and garlic for its anti-viral properties. You can spruce up this soup to your liking in many different ways. Add some mushrooms, sweet potato noodles or even some kelp noodles. This recipe is a blank canvas for you to paint.

Leave us a comment and let us know how you make this paleo chicken soup so we can try some variations.


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I know I tend to be a messy eater sometimes and may or may not have an issue slurping my soup. I am publicly declaring I will work hard to enjoy my soup quietly.  Here is a great tweet to remind those loud slurping eaters out there.

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Paleo Chicken Soup
 
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  • 1 small whole chicken(4-5 pounds)
  • 1 white onion, peeled and diced
  • 8 crushed cloves of garlic
  • 2 stalks celery, diced
  • 4 large carrots, peeled and diced
  • 5 large sprigs of thyme
  • 1 golf ball size knob of ginger
  • 1-2 tablespoons sea salt
  • 6 cups water
Instructions
InstantPot or Pressure Cooker
  1. Place the chicken in the Instant Pot or Pressure Cooker.
  2. Add the onion, garlic, celery, carrots, thyme and ginger to the pot.
  3. Add the water and then the sea salt.
  4. Place the lid on the Instant Pot, set the pressure valve to 'seal' and select the poultry option (this will give 15 minutes of pressure cooking).
  5. If using an electric pressure cooker, set the pressure to high and set the timer for 15 minutes.
  6. Once the Instapot or pressure cooker is finished, remove the chicken and set it on a large plate to cool a bit.
  7. Pull all the meat off the bones, return the meat to the soup in large chunks or chop into smaller pieces.
  8. Serve warm and enjoy.
Crockpot
  1. Place your onion, garlic, celery, carrots, thyme, and ginger to the bottom of a 6 quart or larger crock pot
  2. Place your whole chicken on top of the vegetables, add your water and salt
  3. Cover and cook on high for 4-5 hours or low for 7-8 hours (until the chicken is cooked through and falling off the bone)
  4. Remove the chicken from the crock pot to a large plate or baking sheet, let cool slightly and then shred all of the meat with your hands (discard cartilage, bones, etc)
  5. Add the meat back to the broth and serve warm
  6. Enjoy

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How to Make Homemade Whipped Cream – Paleo and Raw http://civilizedcavemancooking.com/recipes/how-to-make-homemade-whipped-cream/ http://civilizedcavemancooking.com/recipes/how-to-make-homemade-whipped-cream/#comments Fri, 22 Apr 2016 23:09:29 +0000 http://civilizedcavemancooking.com/?p=16355 Whipped Cream. Whipped Cream. Whipped Cream. I have so many memories as a kid sneaking into the refrigerator to open the can of whipped cream, tilt my head […]

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How to Make homemade whipped cream with raw milk and coconut milk

Whipped Cream. Whipped Cream. Whipped Cream. I have so many memories as a kid sneaking into the refrigerator to open the can of whipped cream, tilt my head back and empty the contents into my belly. It was so good and so bad for me at the same time. Now I can do it as an adult at home without feeling guilty. So today I want to show you how to make homemade whipped cream with some tips and tricks I have learned along the way.


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How to Make Homemade Whipped Cream

Who knew there was so much information on how to make homemade whipped cream? Well, there doesn’t have to be, but I like to make sure I provide you all the information you could need.

You can use full-fat coconut milk for this recipe or Raw Cream. I am the only one in the household with a dairy allergy so I am often making this with raw cream for the girls. I even sometimes eat it because it’s so delicious.

I want to be clear, the only raw dairy we recommend and use is from Organic Pastures. We are friends with the owners, know how well they treat their animals and their products are top notch. Make sure you check them out on Facebook and tell them the Caveman sent you.

Types of milk to make homemade whipped cream

So these are all the options I have used and tested while working on this post for how to make homemade whipped cream.

For the Dairy Version – We use Organic Pastures Raw Cream

For the Non-Dairy Version – We use Coconut Milk and here are our notes:

  • Native Forest Premium Coconut Milk – This has guar gum but is packaged in a BPA free can. This is my number one choice because Thrive Market carries it and it turns out perfectly every time. Get it at Thrive Market or on Amazon here.
  • Trader Joe’s Coconut Cream – This is my second option when it comes to coconut milk whipped cream for the results it creates. There are some questionable ingredients, but it hasn’t made me sick, so it’s ok as a second choice. You can get it on Amazon here.
  • Thai Kitchen Full-Fat Coconut Milk – This can has guar gum and is packaged in a BPA can. So if you are avoiding BPA’s, throw this can out and don’t even try it. For the whipped cream, it works as long as you use the full-fat but the volume is a little less than the native forest. You can get it on Amazon here.

Now if you didn’t catch my drift above, I highly recommend you use the Native Forest Coconut Milk and stick with it. It works every time and has never failed me.

Tips for making your Whipped Cream Succeed

While I claim to be a perfect chef, I mess up often and have learned a few lessons along the way. With those lessons, I can help you not make the same mistakes so here are some tips while learning how to make homemade whipped cream.

  • ALWAYS, I repeat always use Full-Fat Coconut milk.
  • Store your coconut milk in the refrigerator and that way you are always ready to make whipped cream.
  • To help your whipped cream succeed, store your mixing bowl or mixer bowl in the refrigerator for an hour before making.
  • Always make more than you think you need. You will end up eating more than you thought.
  • Note: If your coconut milk didn’t work, you probably got a dud can without the right fat content. You can fix it though. During the whipping process, try adding 1-4 tablespoons of tapioca flour slowly until it forms whipped cream. This can work but is not guaranteed.

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How to Freeze Whipped Cream

To my delight, I found that homemade whipped cream freezes very well. I discovered this by accident when my beautiful wife plated whipped cream, froze it and then ate it like ice cream. It was genius!

To freeze your leftover homemade whipped cream, dollop spoonfuls of whipped cream onto a parchment-lined baking sheet. You can use a piping bag to make it fancy, or just throw it down by the spoonful.

Place the baking sheet in the freezer until your homemade whipped cream is frozen solid. Transfer the whipped cream to a freezer bag until needed.

In case you need ideas on how to use frozen whipped cream, here are a few of our favorites:


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Equipment
Kitchen Aid 5 Qt Stand Mixer
Kitchen Aid 6 Qt Professional Stand Mixer
Hand Mixer
Kitchen Aid Pro Line Hand Blender

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How to Make Homemade Whipped Cream - Paleo and Raw
 
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Ingredients
For the Raw Milk
  • 1 (16-ounce) container refrigerated raw cream
For Dairy Free
  • 1 (15-ounce) can full-fat coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon maple sugar or more to taste (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla or more to taste (optional)
Optional Flavors
  • freeze dried blueberries
  • freeze dried strawberries
  • freeze dried raspberries
Instructions
  1. If using coconut milk, place the can of coconut milk in the refrigerator and leave it there until well-chilled; I left mine in overnight.
  2. Remove from refrigerator, flip the can and open the can of coconut milk.
  3. There should be some water, pour this out separately and save to make smoothies.
  4. Now you should have all coconut cream that is solidified.
  5. Put this coconut cream in the bowl of a stand mixer or a large bowl.
  6. Turn your mixer or hand beaters to high speed and whip the coconut cream for 3 to 5 minutes.
  7. Whip until it becomes fluffy and light with soft peaks.
  8. Mix in the sugar and/or vanilla if using.
  9. Serve with fresh fruit, brownies or just eat it fro the bowl
Optional Flavors
  1. If you are going to add freeze dried fruit, add your freeze dried fruit to a [url href="http://amzn.to/1To5vDH" target="_blank"]food processor[/url] and blend to a powder. Once powdered, add your fruit to your homemade whipped cream after you have finished whipping the cream.
Notes
Store for up to 1 1/2 weeks in an airtight container in the refrigerator or 6 months in the freezer

 

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