Paleo Bahn Mi Hot Dogs

Summer starts and ends with BBQs and outdoor parties. It unofficially officially begins on Memorial Day and ends on Labor Day. This year, I’ve vowed to keep true to eating paleo even during BBQ season and muster through without the saucy baked beans, grilled corn on the cob and grandma’s icebox cake!  This is where my Paleo Bahn Mi Hot Dogs comes in!

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Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas with Pepper and Lime Sauce

When I was traveling in Central America, a Mayan women taught me to marinate meat for days in a basic pepper and lime sauce. The spicy marinade gives the pork a nice peppery flavor.  Slow cooking the pork in another pepper sauce gives it the perfect shreddable juicy texture.  Just add a slice of radish and a few cilantro sprigs and you have yourself the perfect taco. Try this Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas with Pepper and Lime Sauce recipe!

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Cilantro Lime Chicken with Avocado Pepper Salsa

Whenever the weather starts to get nice here in Ohio, my entire mindset changes — including my pallet. I start craving fresh produce and fun flavor combinations that my hibernating body just didn’t want in the winter. I love to make anything with the cilantro-lime flavor profile, and this chicken and “salsa” dish is one of my favorites.

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