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Basil Marinade for Chicken, Beef, Seafood, and Pork

Basil marinade recipe for chicken, seafood, pork, and beef. Use it on any cut of animal protein for any cooking method! Made with only a few simple pantry essentials, this amazing marinade takes seconds to prepare and is magically versatile!

Are you rich in basil and/or in search of a unique and flavorful marinade to incorporate into your daily grilling, roasting, or Instant Pot-ing routine?

This basil marinade is EVERYTHING you need and more!

I love it so much, I could drink it.

This versatile basil marinade recipe is AMAZING on chicken and salmon (tried and true in my household multiple times and tasted by many), and I imagine it will also be great on pork and beef.

What does it taste like, you wonder?

Great question.

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Best Steak Marinade

The best steak marinade (or Tri Tip marinade)! This easy, flavorful marinade recipe can be used on any type of animal protein for any cooking method! Marinate steak, chicken, pork, or even seafood in advance for amazing dinners throughout the week!

Ribeye, tri-tip, sirloin steak, round roast? Whatever your favorite cut of beef, this easy steak marinade recipe will knock your socks off!

While a great cut of beef only really needs some sea salt and pepper, it can be fun to flavor it up with an amazing marinade. 

Truly, this may be the only steak marinade you’ll ever need! You can tweak it depending on what you already have on hand and your desired level of sweet, spice, umami flavors and/or your love for herbs and garlic.

Let’s dive in!

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Easy Stir Fry Sauce (Paleo & Keto Options)

Humble brag alert, but this is the BEST easy stir fry sauce you’ll ever encounter! With paleo and keto options, this soy-free, refined sugar-free stir fry sauce is perfect for any type of stir fry using any animal protein or vegetable.

I do try to avoid the “The Best” nomenclature when referring to my recipes, but this truly is the best and easiest stir fry sauce I’ve made to date.

It can be used in ANY stir fry using any form of animal protein or vegetables. Recently, I’ve been using it to make beef stir fry with a vegetable medley, but it is also particularly amazing for chicken or shrimp stir fry.

All ingredients added together yield a salty, sweet, umami, thick and sticky stir fry sauce with the perfect amount of heat. 

There are plenty of options or adaptations included in this recipe, so be sure to read through it all if you follow a special diet and need to make replacements.

Let’s hop to it!

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Fish En Papillote with Arugula Pepita Sauce

Fish en papillote (cod in parchment paper) with arugula pepita sauce is a fresh, flavorful low-carb dinner recipe! This easy meal is paleo, whole30, keto, and so quick and easy to prepare!

It’s the return of fish en papillote!  

If you’ve been around a hot minute, you’re familiar with my Mediterranean Salmon in Parchment Paper, Lemon Dill Cod in Parchment Paper with Capers, Citrus Ginger Turmeric Salmon in Parchment Paper, or my Pesto Salmon in Parchment Paper.

If you’re new here, the main bullet point is: fish and seafood in parchment paper a winning meal makes!

It literally takes minutes to put together and results in the most flavorful, perfectly cooked fish. 

Fish en Papillote (fish in parchment paper) with Arugula-Pepita Sauce - a clean, healthy paleo whole30 keto dinner recipe | TheRoastedRoot.net

For this rendition, we’re going with cod with a fresh n funky sauce made with basil, arugula, avocado, coconut aminos, and roasted pumpkin seeds (pepitas). Does it sound strange? It’s basically pesto without the parmesan and garlic…plus the coconut aminos. 

The sauce is sex. Just trust me on this one!

Let’s make it!

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Thai Stir Fry Noodles (Pad See Ew)

Thai stir fry noodles (also known as Pad See Ew) with vegetables. This quick and easy recipe tastes fresh and is healthier than takeout!

Thai Stir Fry Noodles (Pad See Ew) with vegetables - a gluten-free, healthy noodle recipe | TheRoastedRoot.net
One of my best friends has an insatiable love for Pad See Ew and Pad Kee Mao. To the extent that I have to love the dish by association because it’s such a pleasure watching her enjoy them when we go out for Thai Food.

When I had a ladies Thai night several weeks ago, the dish was at the very top of my To Make list. That same evening, I also made the Thai Paleo Panang Curry and AIP Salmon Curry I posted recently.

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Paleo Teriyaki Sauce

Paleo Teriyaki Sauce for all your teriyaki needs! For those of you who love a great teriyaki sauce but prefer to keep it clean, this paleo teriyaki sauce recipe is for you. It’s refined sugar-free, soy-free, and doesn’t contain any weird preservatives or unnecessary ingredients. When I first started eating a paleolithic diet, I missed …

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