Tandoori Chicken

I found this old recipe that I’d made years ago and can’t believe it hadn’t made it to my food blog—baked tandoori-style chicken is low carb, aromatic, and a great alternative to summer’s barbecue flavors.

Tandoori Chicken
10 servings of 4 ounces each // 172 calories, 3 grams net carbs

2 ½ pounds chicken pieces drums and/or breast
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All About Alternative Grains

I’m on a small mission to try alternative grains. I mean, enough already with the white rice, corn, and rolled oats. I want VARIETY!

AMARANTH (Gluten-free)

Flavor: Slightly sweet, malty, nutty
Texture: Porridge-like, or airy-crunchy if popped
Uses: Breakfast cereal, popped, soup/stew addition
Nutrition: Complete protein; high in fiber, iron, calcium, magnesium, squalene

PORRIDGE—Ratio 3:1
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Spicy Baked Salmon Cakes

There must be thousands of fish cake recipes on the internet, and I’ve read dozens. The basic equation is fish + binders to hold everything together + vegetable oil to fry. What’s usually used as binders are eggs, mayonnaise, and breadcrumbs. But mayo and vegetable oils are unhealthy fats, I tend to avoid wheat flour, and I wanted to bump … Read more

Celery Soup

Celery protects against cancer, heart attack, diabetes, alzheimer’s, arthritis, and more. This creamy soup delivers both flavor and nutrition.

Celery Soup
4 servings

1 head celery, stalks chopped—leaves reserved
1 cup riced cauliflower
1 medium onion, chopped
½ cup (1 stick) unsalted Kerrygold butter
Kosher salt
3 cups low-sodium organic chicken broth
¼ cup fresh dill
½ cup heavy cream
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Italian Chicken Meatballs

Chicken meatballs need several things to succeed—good flavor, a bit of fat, “just barely done” cooking, and enough sauce to add another layer of flavor.

Italian Chicken Meatballs
6 servings of 3 meatballs each // 411 calories, 10 net carbs

6 cloves garlic
1 large pasture-raised egg
1 pound pasture-raised skinless chicken breast, cut into 2-inch chunks
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Chapati (Indian Flat Bread)

Perfect with curries, chapatis are a delicious way to scoop up the last bits of food in a bowl! Obviously not for low carb folk 🙁

Yields 12 chapatis

2 cups organic whole wheat flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup water
2 tablespoons wheat flour, for rolling and dusting

Sift the flour, add salt, and mix well. Place the

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