Lechon Asado—Cuban Pulled Pork

Recipes and cookbooks all over the world have this recipe in various forms. I’ve substituted Swerve for the classic brown sugar and swapped lettuce for corn tortillas, or fried cauliflower rice for regular rice. You can either cook it for 80 minutes in a pressure cooker, or 8 hours in a covered Dutch oven over low heat.

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Cuban Cauliflower “Rice”

This is a great side dish for pulled pork.

Cuban Cauliflower Rice
Yield: 8 servings

1 large head cauliflower (or 6 cups riced cauliflower)
1 cup onions, diced
6 tablespoons olive oil
12 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon cumin powder
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/4 cup champagne vinegar
1/4 cup organic beef bone broth
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Vietnamese Chicken Soup (Phở)

This soup is based on a recipe from Melissa Clark’s “Dinner in an Instant” book. I’ve created a low-carb version.

Vietnamese Chicken Soup (Phở)
4 servings // 340 calories, 6 net carbs

2 packages (12 ounces total) shirataki fettuccine-style noodles
8 cups organic chicken bone broth
4 skinless, pastured-raised boneless chicken thighs (about 1 pound)
2 4×4-inch pieces dried … Read more

Low-Carb Sandwich Bread

This recipe is from Gnom-Gnom, but as is so often the case with websites (especially recipe sites) there is a lot of superfluous commentary and pop-up ads, which I find slows down both scrolling and reading. So here are the bare-bones. Note that you’ll need to weigh each of the ingredients to make this recipe work out well.

Low-Carb Sandwich

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Cauliflower Mac & Cheese (keto)

Creamy, cheesy comfort food, that comes in at a measly 2 net carbs per serving.

Cauliflower Mac & Cheese
Serves 4 // 287 calories, 2 net carbs

1 pound frozen riced cauliflower
1/2 cup heavy organic whipping cream
2 ounces organic cream cheese, cubed
4 ounces grass-fed cheddar cheese, shredded
1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1/4 teaspoon turmeric (for color)
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Instant Pot Barbecued Chicken (keto)

I like to make some Cauliflower Mac & Cheese while the chicken is cooking, just to make things traditional. This recipe is a low-carb version of Melissa Clark’s “Smoky Barbecued Chicken” in her book, “Dinner in an Instant.”

Instant Pot Barbecued Chicken (keto)
Serves 4  // 263 calories, 4 net carbs (using very little sauce)

1/2 cup low-carb bbq sauce … Read more