recipes to promote great health

Tom’s Sriracha-Maple-Garlic Green Beans

This recipe using Primal Woods Pure Maple Syrup comes from friend and fellow United States Naval Academy graduate, Tom Fritz.  I’ll be the first to admit that I’m not a creative cook; fortunately I know creative cooks and mixologists!  The mixture of a touch of both sweet and spicy has always appealed to me; these […]

Morley’s Hard Maple Old-Fashioned

Many thanks to Jon Morley for sharing this awesome maple cocktail recipe and photo on Facebook.  “Lacking” the necessary simple syrup or sugar cubes in the traditional Old-Fashioned, Jon made the ultimate upgrade to Primal Woods Pure Maple Syrup.  As Jon said, “I didn’t have any simple syrup so I was like, wth.. Primal Woods! […]

Power Meal Recipe II

As with the first recipe, the purpose of using this meal is to build muscle and develop a lean(er) physique.  This recipe though is tailored to the phase just prior to achieving your desired weight/body composition.  Power Meal II is lower in calories per serving due to the additional bulk of veggies reducing the amount […]

Maple, Bacon and Sprouts Recipe

Side Dish or Main Course, You Decide!

I’ve set this up for 4 servings as an appetizer or side dish. Split it down the middle and it’s a very hearty meal for 2. And that touch of Primal Woods Pure Maple Syrup sweetness. Even the dog will eat sprouts if you pile on enough bacon!

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Geri’s Homemade Mayo Recipe

Healthy Fats – Good For What Ails Ya

Use this mayonnaise anywhere you would use the store bought varieties; sandwich spread, tuna and chicken salad, coleslaw, veggie dips, etc. Geri started with a recipe from Chris Kresser, and then took it in a slightly different direction. Ever wonder how to make mayo? Here you go!

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Pemmican: History, Uses and How-To

Earlier this year we collaborated with Marcelle Phene to experiment in the making of traditional pemmican.  If there is such a thing as “super foods,” pemmican must be counted amont them.  But where did this food come from, and how was it traditionally made?  Read on to learn more.

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Muscle Building Power Meal Recipe

Build Muscle – Reduce Body Fat

The purpose of using this meal is to build muscle and develop a lean(er) physique.  I intend to eat a lot of it in the next 4 months, up to three 12 oz servings per day.  It’s loaded with protein in an amount sufficient to stimulate muscle protein synthesis.  Since we lead busy lives, whipping this up in large batches will help to ensure that we eat well, even if time does not allow for regular daily meal preparation.  When pressed for time I tend to get to the meat, but not the veggies.

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