Paleo Pizza Bake

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You can probably tell from the title that this is one you need need to try. It’s a recipe that I got from PaleOMG and have now made multiple times in less than a month – it’s that good.

You’ll need these items:
1 lb. ground Italian sausage
1 spaghetti squash (I used one roughly the size of a football)
1/2 yellow onion, diced
1 cup spaghetti sauce (this stuff is free of any sugar/weird ingredients)
1 tsp. basil
3 eggs, whisked
salt & pepper to taste

Now do this:
1. Preheat the oven to 400°
2. Halve the squash the long way, scoop the seeds out, place open side down on a baking sheet and bake until the skin is soft (30-40 minutes)
3. Remove squash and turn heat down to 350°
4. In a frying pan over medium heat, fry Italian sausage and onions until sausage is no longer pink
5. Use a fork to pull the squash from the skin and into a 8×8″ baking dish
6. Pour spaghetti sauce and basil into frying pan and mix with sausage/onions, then add to baking dish and mix everything together
7. Add whisked eggs to baking dish and mix until you can’t see the eggs anymore
8. Bake for one hour or until there’s a small crust on top of the dish

You’re going to like this one. Go make it!

Italian Sausage Stir Fry

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When cleaning up your diet (or working to keep it clean), feeling satisfied in your meals can be a real challenge. This is a recipe that I started making during our Eat Well challenge earlier this year and I’ve found is a great way to be able to eat a satisfying meal without filling up on junk. The recipe makes numerous hefty servings, is pretty straight-forward, and is reminiscent of some of my favorite Italian dishes (win!).

It takes a little over a half hour to make and is well worth the effort. Give it a shot if you’re looking to try something new for dinner!

What you’ll need:

2 heads of broccoli, cut into florets
5 Italian sausage links (I used the sweet Italian sausage from the Wedge)
2 red bell peppers
1 green bell pepper
1 can fire roasted/diced tomatoes
Italian seasoning
Salt and pepper

How to make it:

1.Cook the sausage in a frying pan until browned (grill them is the weather is cooperating!)
2. Cut the peppers into strips and the broccoli into florets
3. In a separate pan, add some coconut oil and fry the peppers until tender, then add the broccoli and cook until it softens. Stir frequently.
4. Once the broccoli is cooked, add the can of tomatoes, seasoning, and salt and pepper. Turn heat down to low.
5. Cut the sausage into 1/2″ pieces and add to the stir fry.
6. Mix everything together and serve!