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Butter in my coffee

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So the bio-hacking nerd in me is totally crushing on Dave Asprey’s amazing brain and all the info he puts out. Enter: Bulletproof Coffee. The man’s a genius. I had been hearing about how tasty butter and coconut oil are in your morning cup of Jo but oh wow…..it’s, it’s breathtaking!

To give you a visual, this is how I reacted when I had my first sip…

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Ingredients:

  • Coffee
  • Butter or coconut oil

Directions:

Brew up your coffee and pour into a blender, add as much butter or coconut oil as you like. I put in quite a bit. Blend until smooth, this gives it the great mouth-feel. Yeah, it’s good. To add some sweetness to it, throw in some chocolate flavored Stevia. I would have added it today, but I’m doing the 21 Day Sugar Detox (see sidebar). Next week, Stevia it is! Take that Starbucks!

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Paleo chicken legs, fast!

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My little cave-family eats more like a pack of saber-toothed tigers. They eat a LOT! I pride myself on my meal planning (and quantity planning) abilities, but sometimes I fall short. When my fridge is bare I fear I will be eaten next. So, I always have a package of organic chicken legs in the freezer….it just might save my life someday.

Ingredients:

  • 1-2 large packages of organic chicken legs (the dark meat is the healthiest part of the chicken, so ditch the chicken breasts)
  • Coconut oil for smearing
  • Spices (this time I used salt, pepper, garlic, and paprika)

Directions:

Pre-heat oven to 375*. Grease a glass baking dish with coconut oil. Placed legs in dish and pat dry with paper towels. Smear with coconut oil. Season liberally with spices, they add a nice texture and crust. Bake until a meat thermometer reads 165*. You can baste with the juices as it cook,s but that’s totally optional. Who has time for that while fighting the family off with a wooden spoon anyway?!