Paleo Plantain Cakes

  Print Recipe Paleo Plantain Cakes Need something different for breakfast? Plantains are a great paleo, gluten-free option that you can customize for your tastes. These have just a few ingredients, are very easy and quick, and are adaptable. Prep Time5 minsCook Time5 minsTotal Time10 mins Course: BreakfastCuisine: AmericanKeyword: AIP-friendly, breakfast, Gluten-free, Paleo Servings: 2 EquipmentFood processor Ingredients2 Plantains green/unripe1 Egg¼ Cup Tapioca flour¼ tsp salt1 pinch Black pepper1 tsp Coconut oil (or high smoke point avocado oil, etc) InstructionsCut off the ends of the plantains. Carefully slice down the convex (outward) peel, going only as deep as the flesh,...

Yuca Roots and You

Yuca (pronounced yoo-cuh) roots are the roots of the cassava plant and are not part of the ornamental yucca plants, which are quite stabby. They are a dense, starchy tuber that resemble small logs and have a very hard skin. The nice thing about yuca roots is that they are quite flexible, being able to replace potatoes, and can be shaped and molded into a dough form quite easily. I have used them for yuca root “tortillas”, yuca gnocchi, and biscuits. They take a little time to prepare, as typical peelers just won’t work. They also have a fiber running...

Lamb Bolognese

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Sweet Potato Fritter Stack

Want something different for breakfast or brunch? These pancake and waffle alternatives give you sweet and savory, creamy and delicious flavors in one bite. Paleo, gluten-free, and whole-family friendly, they also store well for a snack or meal the next day.

Welcome to Primal Junction!

Thanks for visiting the site! This is my first foray into food blogging, although people have told me I should do it for a long time. I came up with the idea of “Primal Junction” as an expression of combining foods and protocols that don’t necessarily fall into a single category. Check out the About Me page for more info as to why I cook the way I do. I quickly learned the hard part of sharing recipes, and why i typically don’t use them – measuring and recording! It takes quite a bit of time to measure ingredients I...