Steak Dry Rub
1/4 cup smoked paprika
3 tablespoons cumin
1/4 cup chili powder
2 tablespoons Mexican oregano
1 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
Sea salt to taste
Olive oil brushed onto outside of steak
Mix all dry rub ingredients together in a large bowl. Place each steak directly into the dry rub mixture and make sure each side is well coated, rubbing the dry rub into the stead. Let the steaks sit for at least 30 minutes. Coat each side with a bit of olive oil before the steaks hit the grill. We used top sirloin but this dry rub is great on rib eyes and flank steak too!!
4 avocados, diced
3 roma tomatoes, diced
1/2 red onions, minced
2 tablespoons lemon juice
Sea salt and black pepper to taste
Mix all ingredients together and serve on top of your steaks!
Chopped Broccoli Salad
3 cups broccoli, finely chopped
1 ½ cups of carrots, diced
1 apple, diced
9 strips of bacon, cooked and diced
3 green onions, diced
3 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon spicy brown mustard
1 tabelspoon fresh dill
Black pepper to taste
Thank you to http://everydaypaleo.com for this recipe.
Tom and Kathleen Kjaersgaard
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