Dr Oz, Paleo Diet Chocolate Truffles & Beef Jerky Recipes

Paleo Diet Chocolate Truffles & Easy To Make Beef Jerky Recipes On Dr. Oz

To Dr. Oz spoke with Nell Stephenson and Dr. Loren Cordain about the Paleo Diet that is trending all across America.  Dr. oz talks about the foods to eat and which to avoid as well as Paleo Diet recipes that contain healthy fats, veggies, proteins, and fruits that will help you lose weight reduce your risk for heart disease.  Listed below are the mouth watering and easy to make beef jerky and chocolate truffle recipes that were shared on show.  Also be sure to check out the breakfast smoothie and cobb salad recipes that were shared during the prior segment of today’s (April, 22) episode.

Paleo Diet Chocolate Truffle Recipe

Dieting doesn’t always mean that you can’t enjoy delicious treats along the way!  Here is the Chocolate Truffles recipe that she shared on today’s Dr. Oz.

Ingredients :

  • 1/2 of raw cocao nibs (check the label and look for 85% or more).  Grind the cacao nibs in a nut grinder (with a little extra to roll in cinnamon later)
  • 1/4 warmed coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup of warmed coconut butter
  • 1/4 cup of creamy raw almond butter
  • 1/4 tsp orange zest
  • 1/4 cup raw honey
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon

Preparation Directions :

  • Mix up the coconut oil, cacao nibs (that you grinded), almond butter, honey, and orange zest in a bowl.  Combine until thoroughly blended.
  • Place the bowl with the ingredients you just mixed in the freezer for 10 minutes
  • Scoop out the combined mixture with a teaspoon and roll into 1 inch balls.
  • Roll in the extra cacao nibs
  • Sprinkle the truffles with cinnamon and place in the fridge for 1-2 days
  • Enjoy your Paleo Diet chocolate truffles!

Paleo Diet Beef Jerky Recipe

How many people equate “beef jerky” with a healthy diet regime?  Listed below are the ingredients and preparation directions to make beef jerky the Paleo Diet way!

Ingredients :

    •  2 1/2 lbs lean beef (trim the fat)
    • 1 tbsp sea salt
    • 1 tsp garlic
    • 1 tbsp pepper
    • 1 tsp onion powder
    • 1 tsp paprika

1 tsp cayenne pepper powder

Preparation Directions

    1. Slice the beef into 1 inch wide and 1/4 inch thick strips.
    2. Place the beef strips onto a baking sheet
    3. Mix the seasonings listed above in a bowl.
    4. Rub the beef strips with seasonings cover and place in the fridge overnight
    5. Set oven to 175 degrees and preheat
    6. Place the beef strips on a tiered bakers cooling rack over baking sheet.
    7. Allow the beef strips to cook / dry for 6 – 8 hrs. (turn the meat strips midway through)
    8. Remove from oven and allow beef jerky to cool

Place the beef jerky strips in a sealed container and store in the fridge for 30 days.

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