Monday, January 16, 2012

BLT & BLT Salad

Nom nom nom..

This is a quick fix to anyone's hunger pains! We made these for dinner last night. 

PREP: 5-10 minutes
Cook time: 5 minutes
Total: 10-15 minutes
2 large romaine lettuce leaves

1 large tomato

4 slices of bacon 

Start frying your bacon in a medium sized skillet. Cook until your preference of crispiness.

While your bacon is frying, pull a couple lettuce leaves off the bunch and rinse well. Cut off thick end of romaine. Pat dry with a paper towel or clean towel.

Cut your tomato into thick slices. 

Lay out your romaine lettuce and put a slice of tomato on one end of your lettuce and your finished bacon on top of your tomato. 

Fold the other half of your lettuce over the tomato and bacon. 

Viola! You now have a  delicious snack, lunch or dinner!

Serves 2

You can also throw in some turkey meat (from the deli- not prepackaged)! 

To mix it up a tad --  make your BLT into a salad!
PREP: 5 minutes
Cook time: 5 minutes
Total: 10 minutes


6 slices Bacon

1 head Romaine Lettuce

2 tomatoes

2 Tbs dijon mustard

2 Tbs honey

2 Tbs olive oil


For the salad

Fry your bacon then chop. 

Slice tomato - to your liking.

Chop/tear lettuce. 

Toss with dressing. 

For the dressing
Mix mustard, honey and oil together in a bowl.

Serves 2

Toss some of that turkey deli meat (not prepackaged) on your salad too!


All the best --


  1. Wait.. no bread? is bread anti-paleo?

  2. Yep, no bread.

    No more cereal grains (wheat, rye, barley, oats, corn, brown rice) and legumes (“pods” like alfalfa, peas, beans, lentils, soy, peanuts, kidney beans, pinto beans, navy beans, black eyed peas, etc) from your diet.

    Cut out all vegetable, hydrogenated and partly-hydrogenated oils (margarines, soybean oil, corn oil, crisco, peanut oil, canola oil and sunflower oil.) Side note: Olive oil and avocado oil are okay, but don’t cook with them, use them in salad dressings and to trickle over food.

    No sugar. Soft drinks, all packaged products and juices (fruit juices too, no matter how “natural” they say they are.. sorry!). An easy way to think of it: if it’s in a box, don’t eat it. You will frequent the meat, fish and produce sections at the grocery store. It won’t be a bad thing to forget where the boxes of mac n cheese are.

    No dairy products. Heavy cream is an exception. You don’t need dairy, but if you can’t live without it try grass-fed cheeses.