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spicy thai marinated skirt steak tacos with avocado {paleo}

It’s the week of Cinco de Mayo which means… TACOS at our house (I bet I’m not the only one 😉!) More specifically we’ve been enjoying these spicy thai marinated skirt steak tacos with avocado. So satisfying and so loaded with delicious flavor!

Spicy thai marinated skirt steak tacos and avocado are super bold and umami packed paleo friendly tacos that are super versatile and easy to make!

Beyond it being Cinco de Mayo, it also happens to be the week of my sweetie’s birthday, and his love of Mexican food and the fact that it falls around Cinco de Mayo usually means mexican themed eats for his party.

So this last weekend while we celebrated there were tacos and a chopped salad with cilantro chipotle ranch. We drank lots of these margaritas from last week’s post, devoured a giant bowl of guacamole and dove head first into some mega spicy aguachile – a dish that I discovered on my recent trip to Mexico. It’s basically a super spicy, cilantro loaded shrimp ceviche. When I tried it for the first time I almost did a backflip! It was so good I’m seriously considering sharing my recipe for it with you here soon.

But I’m totally getting ahead of myself. Back to these spicy thai marinated skirt steak tacos with avocado!

Spicy thai marinated skirt steak tacos and avocado are super bold and umami packed paleo friendly tacos that are super versatile and easy to make! Spicy thai marinated skirt steak tacos and avocado are super bold and umami packed paleo friendly tacos that are super versatile and easy to make!

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best ever paleo curried pork meatballs {grain free + dairy free}

When I made these best ever paleo curried pork meatballs last week, I had no idea I was gonna fall this hard.
Best ever paleo curried pork meatballs! The most delicious grain free meatballs I've ever had. Perfectly spiced, sturdy yet tender, and paired with an incredibly flavorful curry sauce with red peppers, tomatoes, onion, garlic and ginger.

Best ever paleo curried pork meatballs! The most delicious grain free meatballs I've ever had. Perfectly spiced, sturdy yet tender, and paired with an incredibly flavorful curry sauce with red peppers, tomatoes, onion, garlic and ginger. Talk about food-crush! These babies are pretty near perfect. Just the right amount of spice and flavor that’s nicely mellowed out with a healthy dose of full fat coconut milk. They’re tender yet sturdy enough that they hold up to the curry sauce, and packed with flavorful ingredients like fresh cilantro, garam masala spice, onion and ginger.

It’s enough to make me want to jump up and down and tell you just how much I love ’em. Which is, I guess, kinda what I’m doing 🙂

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fast and easy romesco sauce {gluten free + vegan}

every once and a while a sauce walks right into your life and changes EVERYTHING!!!

friends, fast and easy romesco sauce is here to do just that.

fast and easy romesco sauce - a flavor packed, versatile sauce packed with roasted red peppers, almonds, garlic, olive oil, parsley and smoked paprika. a brilliant way to add that extra something special to your savory dishes! | www.nyssaskitchen.com

for all of you sauce loving readers out there:

this one’s for you.

it’s so good that it has been finding it’s way into almost everything I’ve made for the last 2 weeks. I’ll share those awesome reasons to whip up a batch of this in a minute, but first:

I’m going to back up a bit here and say that this romesco sauce was LITERALLY the magic sauce that got my creative vibes moving again. there were a couple weeks a while back when my inspiration was just running…dry. every time I would search my head for something that I wanted to make and share with you I just came up with NOTHING! no bueno, frustrating, and a bit discouraging.

but then I realized that every person who has ever sought out a creative venture can relate to this. sometimes it just, happens – and when it does we have to kind of take it easy on ourselves, because our best work definitely doesn’t come when we’re being too hard on ourselves. we have to take a deep breath and reconnect with the things that inspired us in the first place.

“To be creative means to be in love with life. You can be creative only if you love life enough that you want to enhance its beauty, you want to bring a little more music to it, a little more poetry to it, a little more dance to it.”

Osho

fast and easy romesco sauce - a flavor packed, versatile sauce packed with roasted red peppers, almonds, garlic, olive oil, parsley and smoked paprika. a brilliant way to add that extra something special to your savory dishes! | www.nyssaskitchen.com

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