Day Fourteen of The 21 Day Sugar Detox & Meatballs Recipe

Only one week left on The 21-Day Sugar Detox!  I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t happy I only have seven days left.  I seriously am starting to miss my variety of fruits.  Plus, for my birthday, I’ve decided to make paleo friendly Strawberry White Chocolate Bread Pudding.  The original was one of my favorites.  It should be fun to “paleoize” it.  Of course, I’ll put up the recipe when I’m done perfecting it.

What did I eat on The 21-Day Sugar Detox?

Paleo Roast Beef Po-Boy with Red Onion Gravy Recipe
Paleo Roast Beef Po-Boy with Red Onion Gravy Recipe

If you saw my earlier post, you saw my delicious Roast Beef Po-Boy with Red Onion Gravy.  When you say it, be sure to pronounce onion the way we do down the bayou, “onyon”.  It’s a lot more fun that way!

Day 14 dinner on The 21-Day Sugar Detox- Artichoke Leek Fettuccine with Meatballs
Day 14 dinner on The 21-Day Sugar Detox- Artichoke Leek Fettuccine with Meatballs

For dinner, I cooked Artichoke Leek Fettuccini, and added my Italian Sausage Mushroom Meatballs.  I’ll give you the recipe for the fettuccini in tomorrow’s post.  Here is the meatball recipe:

Paleo Italian Sausage Mushroom Meatballs Recipe
Paleo Italian Sausage Mushroom Meatballs Recipe

Italian Sausage Mushroom Meatballs

1 pound Italian Sausage, bulk

4 large Cremini or White Button Mushrooms, diced fine

1 Egg

¼ cup Nuts of your choice, ground (I use Pecans; but you could use cashews or almonds)

1 Tablespoon Crushed Garlic

1 Tablespoon Organic Brown or Dijon Mustard

1 Tablespoon Coconut Aminos

1 Tablespoon Organic Basil, dried

¼ cup chopped fresh Parsley

¼ teaspoon salt

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.  Place all ingredients in a large bowl and mix well.  Once all ingredients are mixed, form meatballs and place on baking pan, covered with parchment paper.  Put pan in oven and bake for 30 to 40 minutes.  When meatballs are cooked through and browned, remove from oven.  Makes about 15 meatballs.

Extra tip: My favorite way to form meatballs is with an ice cream scoop.  Simply scoop out the meat mixture into your hand and roll to form a ball. It dispenses the perfect amount for one meatball.

Also, the 5 winners for the Mikey’s Muffins giveaway have been chosen!  I will be emailing the winners tomorrow, with the information on getting your free box of muffins.  Thanks to everyone who entered!  Don’t forget, if you’d like to order Mikey’s Muffins, enter “paleo cajun lady” in the additional comments box at checkout, to get $1 off your purchase of 3 boxes.  Order here.

I’ll see y’all back here tomorrow!

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Tara Perillo

Welcome all. I am Tara Perillo, herbalist, homeopath, yoga and fitness instructor, and healthy foodie . After successfully reaching remission of my lupus symptoms, through changes in my diet, exercise, and lifestyle, I wrote the ebook, Sickness To Fitness Quick Start Guide. I am also honored to have my paleo and AIP recipes featured in Paleo Magazine, Paleo Living Magazine, Shape Magazine Online, 85 Amazing AIP Breakfasts, The Paleo AIP Instant Pot Cookbook, and blogs by The Paleo Mom, Kris Kresser, Whole New Mom and many others. My focus is to help others become stronger in every facet of their lives. Join me to become stronger in health, mind, body, and spirit, together!

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