Instant Pot Oxtail Stew

People don’t talk about oxtail stew these days, but it’s a true Primal-worthy classic. With an arguably richer taste than beef and more succulent feel when cooked for stew or soup, oxtail might just become a new favorite. But the real difference (and reason behind the appealing stewed texture) is the ample connective tissue—an incredible … Read moreInstant Pot Oxtail Stew

Tahini Fudge

This post was originally published on this siteFudge…the creamy, rich squares of pure decadence we might associate with the holidays (or with trips to grandmother’s house). A little sure went a long way, but still…. With versions that typically call for everything from three cups of sugar to marshmallow fluff to sweetened condensed milk, fudge … Read moreTahini Fudge

Keto Chicken Pot Pies

Pot pies—like sloppy joes—are a comfort food classic that feeds our nostalgia as well as appetite. Meat and veggies in a creamy sauce that’s topped with a crunchy topping…what’s not to love? It might seem, however, that pot pie isn’t compatible with a Primal, let alone keto, plan. Au contraire. We’ve serving up a recipe … Read moreKeto Chicken Pot Pies

Primal Sloppy Joes

Nothing says comfort food quite like sloppy joes. The go-to of potlucks and family dinners for generations, they’ve got the tangy and hearty flavor even kids gravitate to. Many versions, including canned sauces, however, contain added sugars or even high fructose corn syrup—such a shame, since the basic ingredients of sloppy joes need no sweeteners … Read morePrimal Sloppy Joes

Warm Mushroom and Chard Salad with Bacon and Mustard Dressing

This post was originally published on this siteSalads aren’t just for summer, and this recipe proves it. Warm, hearty, rich, with the deep flavors of mixed mushrooms, bacon (we have you at that, right?) and mustard dressing, this delicious side—or full-on meal—will make a believer out of you. Salads, done well, are for all seasons. … Read moreWarm Mushroom and Chard Salad with Bacon and Mustard Dressing

Instant Pot Sweet Potato Peanut Stew

This post was originally published on this siteStews are perhaps the ultimate comfort and convenience food. Without a lot of prep, you can make a large (leftover-friendly) hearty meal that essentially cooks itself and keeps well. With an Instant Pot, it’s even easier. The original version of this recipe contains chicken (which can definitely still … Read moreInstant Pot Sweet Potato Peanut Stew

Instant Pot Short Ribs with Sesame Ginger Slaw

This post was originally published on this siteThis meal adds new flavors to the leftover short ribs from last week’s comfort food recipe—and pairs the ribs with a colorful slaw that offers a boost of probiotic magic. It’s an easy, quick meal that balances the richness of short ribs with fish sauce and balsamic vinegar … Read moreInstant Pot Short Ribs with Sesame Ginger Slaw

11 Keto Breakfasts (That Aren’t Eggs)

This post was originally published on this siteEggs are an easy and nutritious breakfast, but some mornings a plate of eggs just isn’t what your body craves. Viva variety! These delicious keto breakfasts are either egg-free or include eggs as a minor ingredient. From keto pancakes, muffins and hot cereal to breakfast sausage and keto … Read more11 Keto Breakfasts (That Aren’t Eggs)

Instant Pot Short Ribs With Sweet Potatoes and Spinach

This post was originally published on this siteShort ribs are an underappreciated cut of meat. Slow cooking brings out their full potential, but the added time is worth the wait. Juicy, succulent and flavorful, short ribs can be paired with any number of vegetables for stews (often a more fork-tender choice than traditional stew meat) … Read moreInstant Pot Short Ribs With Sweet Potatoes and Spinach

Keto Meatloaf

It’s comfort food season, and it doesn’t get more quintessential than meatloaf. The goodness of grass-fed beef with the rich flavor of onions and Primal Kitchen Steak Sauce (yes!), topped with our Unsweetened Ketchup—it’s just like Mom would’ve made (but without the added sugar and bread crumbs). Serve up a slice with your favorite low-carb … Read moreKeto Meatloaf

4 Low-Carb (& Keto-Friendly) Cocktails

This post was originally published on this siteIt’s holiday party season, and no one wants to be left out of the celebration. Whether you’re eating Primal, paleo, general low-carb or even keto, there’s no reason to relegate yourself to club soda when you’d rather be enjoying something more… festive. Today we’ve got four delicious takes … Read more4 Low-Carb (& Keto-Friendly) Cocktails

Instant Pot Un-Stuffed Bell Peppers With Meat Sauce

This post was originally published on this siteThis recipe takes the ingredients from stuffed peppers (rice, ground meat, bell peppers) and turns them into a meal that’s easier and faster to make. (And if you made and saved part of the delicious bolognese from last week’s Bolognese Sauce With Spaghetti Squash recipe, you’re more than … Read moreInstant Pot Un-Stuffed Bell Peppers With Meat Sauce

Low-Carb “White” Mint Julep

This post was originally published on this siteMany of us have memories of mint juleps in summertime. While it’s certainly a cooling drink perfect for the intense summer heat, winter’s quintessential flavors also claim mint among them. With a bright taste and fresh bite, mint juleps are often made with bourbon and syrup. That’s a … Read moreLow-Carb “White” Mint Julep

Low-Carb Ginger Bliss

This post was originally published on this siteEveryone enjoys a drink at holiday parties, and going low-carb shouldn’t mean having to entirely abstain. Not everyone wants hard liquor straight up, however. Here’s one perfect choice for the low-carb cocktail hour. With your favorite dry white wine and club soda (or sparkling water) flavored with the … Read moreLow-Carb Ginger Bliss

Low-Carb Mulled Wine

This post was originally published on this siteCocktails are always welcome, but this time of year nothing rings in the festivities like traditional mulled wine. Warm, spicy and rich, it’s the perfect drink for both comfort and celebration. Regular mulled wine recipes include a hefty dose of sugar, but that’s unnecessary when you take advantage … Read moreLow-Carb Mulled Wine

Instant Pot Bolognese With Spaghetti Squash

This post was originally published on this siteOnce you’ve had real Bolognese sauce, you never look at spaghetti sauce the same again. Bolognese has a richly nuanced, deeply umami flavor that satisfies in a warm, homey (and foodie) way. Paired with lower carb, higher nutrient spaghetti squash, this meal makes for a true Primal favorite … Read moreInstant Pot Bolognese With Spaghetti Squash

Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad

This post was originally published on this siteBrussels sprouts often get a bad rap that has everything to do with poor cooking than inherent taste. The truth is, you don’t need to cook Brussels sprouts at all (but done well, they are amazing roasted, too), and this salad proves it. Bacon is, not a surprise … Read moreShaved Brussels Sprouts Salad

Primal Style Roasted Turkey

This post was originally published on this siteAs everyone knows, the turkey is the main event of the day—both in terms of preparation and enjoyment. Cooks spend hours prepping and basting with the hopes of a bird that puts the entire dinner crowd in awe. Guests wait in anticipation of the grand unveiling, not to … Read morePrimal Style Roasted Turkey

Grain-Free Pumpkin Spice Granola

This post was originally published on this siteMany of you enjoyed the Low-Carb Pumpkin Bread a few weeks ago, and we thought we’d cook up another pumpkin treat before the season passes. For a special breakfast or an afternoon indulgence, this grain-free granola is full on taste and relatively low in carbs (10 grams per serving). … Read moreGrain-Free Pumpkin Spice Granola

Sheet Pan Dinners: Three Meals In 90 Minutes

This post was originally published on this sitePutting dinner on the table just got easier with this meal prep plan that bangs out three dinners at once. All the mix-and-match ingredients you need for three different meals are cooked on single sheet pans, making cleanup easy, too. The cooked ingredients are simply seasoned with salt … Read moreSheet Pan Dinners: Three Meals In 90 Minutes

Primal Peanut Butter Cups

This post was originally published on this siteWith Halloween just around the corner, we couldn’t let the occasion go by without sharing a Primal treat for good fun. While we’re not promoting the usual sugar spree, a little something can feel festive especially if you’re playing host. These nut butter cups deliver on richness (and … Read morePrimal Peanut Butter Cups

Roasted Bone Marrow with Rosemary and Garlic

Bone marrow is an important supplemental food that’s easy to love—if you love fatty, savory treats, that is. And bone marrow is a treat, with its over-the-top richness, meaty flavor and fatty, creamy texture. It’s delicious fuel for the body, brimming with vitamins and minerals. Bone marrow is easy to prepare, too. It needs nothing … Read moreRoasted Bone Marrow with Rosemary and Garlic

Almond Banana Pancakes

Try as we might, many of us find the temptation of pancakes too hard to resist. Maybe it’s the sweet, buttery aroma of the batter on the griddle or the soft doughy texture, or that eating something with the word “cake” in it for breakfast just feels so deliciously naughty. But it doesn’t have to … Read moreAlmond Banana Pancakes

How to Throw a Low-Carb Barbecue Party—With 20 Recipes

As we move toward September, we might be thinking of Labor Day parties or fall tailgating weekends—events perfect for a barbecue spread. But when you’re eating Primal, keto or otherwise low-carb, traditional barbecue fare isn’t always the ideal choice. Even when you’re throwing a party centered on grilled meat, it’s all too easy for carbs … Read moreHow to Throw a Low-Carb Barbecue Party—With 20 Recipes

Bacon Pancakes

Bacon pancakes sound like a sinful breakfast treat, but these slightly sweet, mostly savory cakes require no repentance. Fluffy, moist and salty with just hint of sweetness, bacon pancakes can be served with a light drizzle of maple syrup, or a dollop of sour cream and a hit of hot sauce. Peruse the list of … Read moreBacon Pancakes

Keto Cole Slaw

Whether you’re planning a summer barbecue or an informal dinner, you can never go wrong with cole slaw. Creamy, tangy and crunchy, it’s always a crowd pleaser. But most cole slaw recipes use ingredients that contain sugar or other added sweeteners as well as mayo made with industrial seed oils. Not this recipe. Here you’ll … Read moreKeto Cole Slaw

Wearable Weights: Are They Worth It?

If you’re looking for an easy way to incorporate a beginning strength training practice (or just a little extra effort) into your exercise routine, wearable weights—which include weighted vests, ankle weights and wrist weights—can seem like a no-brainer. After all, you’re technically investing the same amount of time and doing the same activities but just … Read moreWearable Weights: Are They Worth It?