It is that time of year again...March Madness! So grab your beer, deep fried mozzarella sticks. Oh wait. You're Paleo. What to do when you're Paleo when hosting a March Madness Party?! Well, you are in luck! Here are some great Paleo snacks that you can make for your upcoming NCAA March Madness Party!
Bacon Wrapped Dates
(Serving: 5 bacon dates per person)
Remove seeds from dates and stuff an almond inside.
Wrap each date with a 1/2 piece raw bacon.
Place dates on a baking sheet with parchment paper.
Bake dates in the oven at 425 degrees in the oven for 15-20 minutes (I prefer crispy).
Remember to turn the dates over at the halfway point.
1 portabello mushroom (removed stem)
2 tablespoons spaghetti sauce
1/3 cup mozzarella (optional)
3 slices sausage
1/4 tablespoon sliced black olives
1/4 teaspoon garlic chopped
Preheat oven to 375 degrees
Line baking sheet with parchment paper
Place mushroom with the cap faced down and bake for 5 minutes
Take out of the oven
Add spaghetti sauce, cheese, olives, garlic, sausage on the stem side
Bake for 20 minutes at 375 degrees or until golden brown
Paleo Chicken Wings
(Serves 3, unless you have hungry guests)
3 lbs boned chicken wings
Franks hot sauce
4 tablespoons grass-fed butter
1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
1 1/2 teaspoons paprika
Add salt and pepper for taste
Preheat oven to 400 degrees
Add all ingredients to wings except butter
Place wings in oven for 45 minutes
Place grass-fed butter in frying pan or caste iron skillet at medium high heat
Fry wings until golden brown
Blue Cheese Dressing
(Serves 3. We understand not everyone on the Paleo Diet eats cheese, but if you do, check this recipe out)
1 cup of grass-fed yogurt
1/4 of olive oil
1/8 cup of apple cider vinegar
6 ounces of blue cheese crumbled
Salt for taste
Mix all ingredients except blue cheese
Stir in blue cheese until desired consistency (more stirring the less chunky)