Sweet Potato Lasagna with Kale and Pancetta

Sweet Potato Lasagna with Kale and Pancetta

Thinly sliced sweet potatoes are a healthier alternative to lasagna noodles. If you have a mandolin slicer, slicing uniform sweet potato “noodles” is a breeze. White sweet potatoes are a bit starchier than orange sweet potatoes and hold up better during cooking. If...

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Hot and Sweet Orange Pulled Pork

Hot and Sweet Orange Pulled Pork

This pulled pork is covered in an orangey-sweet hot sauce that reminds me of the coating on Asian orange chicken. Many cayenne pepper sauces are paleo friendly, and it’s always exciting to find commercially-made condiments that are clean! It’s one less thing you have...

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Pork Carnitas

Pork Carnitas

One thing I love about Mexican and Tex-Mex cuisine is how most dishes basically have the same ingredients, just rearranged and proportioned differently. If you have a few basics, like some flavorful, tender meat, a couple heads of lettuce, a handful of avocados,...

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Shredded Enchilada Pork

Shredded Enchilada Pork

I love this saucy, tender pile of pork. It needs no salsa or special toppings. It’s good as is, over a heap of Southwest Cabbage Slaw, or wrapped with a Paleo Tortilla. You may want to serve this with a little Simple Guacamole, because everything is better with guac....

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Sweet Jalapeño-Pineapple Pulled Pork

Sweet Jalapeño-Pineapple Pulled Pork

Here’s another take on sweet pulled pork with a Tex-Mex flair. Pineapple and honey are such great complements to the pork and the jalapeños. If you have a lot of meat left, you can transfer it to a freezer-safe container and freeze for a later meal. (Psst—all of the...

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Thai Pulled-Pork Tacos with Creamy Chili Slaw

Thai Pulled-Pork Tacos with Creamy Chili Slaw

Prep time 20 minutes, plus marinating timeServes 10 For the tacos: 4- to 5-pound (1.8 to 2.2 kg) pork roast (loin or shoulder)1 tablespoon Thai Spice Blend1 tablespoon (18 g) sea salt1 tablespoon avocado oil2 cloves garlic, minced2-inch (5 cm) knob of ginger, grated...

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BBQ Apple Pulled Pork

BBQ Apple Pulled Pork

I’ve met only a couple people who eat meat and don’t like pulled pork—it seems to be a universally loved potluck or picnic dish. I created a version using apples and my Cider BBQ Sauce to create the familiar sweet and tangy flavors. Prep time 15 minutesServes 10 to 12...

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Asian-Style Ribs with Ginger-Orange Glaze

Asian-Style Ribs with Ginger-Orange Glaze

This glaze. I can’t even begin to tell you how deliciously sticky, tangy, and addictive it is. It’s the perfect complement to these Asian-style ribs! Prep time 15 minutes, plus marinating timeServes 6 1 full rack of spare or back ribs1 tablespoon (18 g) sea salt1/3...

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Tangy Mustard Ribs with Balsamic Glaze

Tangy Mustard Ribs with Balsamic Glaze

Here’s a different take on ribs, with flavors of Dijon and a tangy balsamic glaze. My rib-loving 7-year-old could barely contain herself when she saw these come out of the oven. You can serve them with a side of Rosemary-Garlic Mashed Potatoes or a big green salad,...

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Sweet Chili Spareribs

Sweet Chili Spareribs

Overnight marinating makes a big difference with large cuts of meat. This sweet chili paste gets into every nook and cranny on these ribs. They don’t even need a sauce after they’re cooked! Prep time 15 minutesServes 6 1 6-ounce (170 gram) can tomato paste1/3 cup (115...

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