Recipe | Mocha Rib Rub

You will need: 1/4C espresso 1/4C cocoa 1T chili powder 1T paprika 1t oregano 1/2t ground coriander 1/2t ground ginger 1/4t ground mustard

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Recipe | Barbecue Sauce

This is for plain ol’ BBQ sauce, as requested by Whole30 buddy Randi! You will need: 2C tomato puree 1/2C white vinegar 1/4C tomato paste 2T coconut aminos 1T fish sauce 1 1/2t natural liquid smoke 1t sea salt 1t paprika 1t chili powder 1t dijon mustard 1/2t cayenne pepper 1/2t minced garlic 1/2t onion […]

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Recipe | Cocoa Orange Barbecue Sauce

Today is Valentine’s Day. The ex-manfriend texted me and wished me a Happy Valentine’s Day.  With kissyface emojis.  Ugh. Seeing as how today is the day of chocolate and indulgence, I decided to indulge with some ribs.  I haven’t mentioned it too much on here yet (don’t worry, it’s coming!), but ribs are kind of […]

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Recipe | Real Deal Ranch Dip

I have been a fool in the kitchen lately!  This was inspired by my Whole30 buddy Randi, as we both crave the perfect ranch dressing.  It’s essentially a ranch mayo, but could be thinned. You will need: 1 egg 1 cup avocado oil (I get Chosen Foods from Wal Mart) 1T lemon juice 1.5t apple […]

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Recipe | Ribs

Here’s how you do ribs, kids. You will need: 1 rack of ribs 1 recipe rib rub 1 recipe bbq sauce You need to: Preheat oven or gril to 475º Pat the ribs with the rib rub, wrap in foil, and place in the fridge for at least 4 hours. After four hours, take the […]

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Recipe | Rib Rub

This is my go-to rib rub that I use whenever I make ribs, no matter what the sauce is.  It’s great! You will need: 1/4 cup paprika 1/4 cup chili powder 1T garlic powder 1T sea salt 1T mustard powder 2t cumin 1/2t black pepper

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Recipe | Carolina Gold BBQ Sauce

I had never heard of a mustard-based BBQ sauce until recently.  I found myself in a vortex of late-nigh You Tube wanderings, and I came across a video of Stephen Colbert extolling the virtues of mustard-based BBQ sauces.  What?  I had never heard of it.  But it turns out that it’s very real, and more […]

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