Paleo Savoury

Paleo Bread! (grain free, gluten free, dairy free, drug free, smoke free) Have a sandwich to celebrate!

I’ve just made the perfect cup of tea. Exactly the right ratio of tea, to honey, to raw milk. I am diggin it. I’m also about to share the perfect recipe for Paleo Bread. So it just makes for a perfect Friday night really. If you’re a nerd like me.

I was given a good paleo bread recipe, which for some reason just didn’t work as well when I doubled it.  I usually make one loaf a week, so over the last few months, I’ve been tweaking, and perfecting. You know I don’t like to fluff around too much in the preamble, so here it goes! (trumpet sounds…)

Paleo Bread!

INGREDIENTS:

2 c almond meal
1 c tapioca or arrowroot
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
seeds of choice in the amount of your choosing (I use poppy seeds, linseed, pumpkin seeds, sprinkled in a loving fashion throughout the mixture, so that the amount looks right)
5 eggs
2 tblsp apple cider vinegar

METHOD

The best part about this bread, is that it requires no kneading, preparation or fluffing around. You put all those things in a bowl, mix them up and you’re done! Put it into a greased loaf tin, cook for around 20 – 25 mins at 180 degrees celcius, or until firm and brown on top.

EATING SUGGESTIONS

It’s really good when it’s warm out of the oven. With butter.

We like to have sandwiches for the first day or two, but it’s pretty good toasted with vegemite or jam, or under eggs and bacon and veges and home made relish. (That kind of meal will see you through til dinner time!)

If you’re a cheesey paleo person, make a ham off the bone, cheese and organic tomato toasty. Mmm.

My favourite discovery about this bread has been Paleo French Toast! This is a breakfast phenomenon in my house. I’ve finally got rid of the weetbix, and the kids are loving this, with a little ramekin of coconut cream for dipping. (Recipe to come.)

My perfect cup of tea has finished 😦

Thus, I must go.

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Parmesan & ham baked cauliflower…Lazy lady’s paleo dinner.

I’ve got so much happening right now but still gotta eat! Starting study combined with paleo style eating has proved to be a good weight loss tool. I only take a few things like nuts, a boiled egg, salad to school..black coffee is probably actually sustaining me. Please note…I do not profess to be a purist paleo. I’m giving it my best shot, which at the moment, is a hard line on no grains. Coffee will probably stay, chocolate sometimes sneaks in, and my husband brews beer…so…

Anyway..We are also moving house and I should be packing right now. So here’s a quick one…

Parmesan & ham baked cauliflower

Par boil quarter of a cauliflower. Chuck it in a tray with some chopped ham, a knob of butter, a sprinkle of Parmesan and dried herbs. Bake for 10 minutes to crisp the ham slightly and crunchify the Parmesan, voila! Dinner in 11 minutes!

Next time I’m going to try and find something that will make it more creamy…maybe a coconut & chicken version. Mmm.

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