This classic sauce is magic—it’s delicious over fish, poultry, game, meats, polenta, grains, and pasta, so everyone from omnivores to vegetarians and vegans can enjoy…though non-meat eaters will want to forgo the anchovies and add a bit of miso.
Yield: about 3 cups
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
5 garlic cloves, peeled and thinly sliced
5 anchovy … Read more
I mistakenly thawed a bag of chicken wings and drumettes yesterday, so I decided to make a very loosely-interpreted Chimichuri-Thai marinade and grill the results tonight. Then it rained. Okay, I changed it to a baked version! Either version is absolutely delicious, and with a side of green bean salad, cauliflower “potato” salad, or other low carb veggie … Read more
Here’s a warming low-carb soup for chilly days!
Broccoli Soup with Cheddar Cheese
4 servings // 388 calories, 10 net carbs (using chicken stock and cream)
3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 pounds fresh broccoli, stems and florets separated and chopped into bite-size pieces
6 garlic cloves, minced
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1/2 teaspoon dried … Read more
While forgoing the crouton is saddening, this soup still delivers plenty of deep rich flavors. Adapted from a recipe on Epicurious.com.
French Onion Soup (low carb)
4 servings // 459 calories, 8 net carbs
4 medium onions, halved lengthwise, then thinly sliced lengthwise
3 sprigs fresh thyme
2 Turkish bay leaves or 1 California
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup extra
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This dish is so simple—Just blanch the green beans until crisp tender, then toss with halved cherry tomatoes and a bright vinaigrette of Dijon mustard, red wine vinegar, garlic, shallots and olive oil. A shower of chopped fresh basil across the top finishes it off.
Green Bean Salad
1 pound string beans or small haricots verts
24 cherry … Read more
This dish comes together very quickly if you use garlic and onion powders…and it’s still fairly quick if you mince and sauté actual raw vegetables. This is one of those classic recipes to have in your back pocket for surprise guests 🙂
Chicken and Mushrooms Marsala
Serves 3-4 // For 3 servings, 559 calories, 2 carbs each
2 tablespoons olive … Read more