Category Archives: Fish

Instant Pot Recipe Roundup

My sweetie and I like to make low-carb stews, pot roasts, braises, chili, curries, soups—and desserts—especially since cool weather in the Pacific Northwest favors those kinds of foods for most of the year.

So to simplify our lives, we just bought a six-quart Instant Pot. After breakfast, we’ll prep a pot full of something tasty, set the pressure, and

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Creamy Smoked Salmon Pasta (low carb)

Living in the Pacific Northwest means we have a wealth of fresh salmon and smoked salmon providers—how lucky! Here’s a simple dish that’s fit for special evenings…

Creamy Smoked Salmon Pasta (low carb)
Yield: 2 servings // 428 calories, 6 net carbs

6 ounces wild-caught smoked salmon, shredded
2 tablespoons Kerrygold butter
2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
1/2 a small … Read more

Crustless Smoked Salmon Quiche

I make variations on this recipe, depending on what’s in the refrigerator—different types of Swiss cheeses, sometimes some thinly-sliced Maui onion, sometimes sliced leeks, sometimes, sometimes an entire fistful of chives. Sometimes whole milk, sometimes heavy cream, sometimes a dollop of sour cream on top. Invention is fun 🙂

Crustless Smoked Salmon Quiche
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Thai Coconut Curry

Thai Coconut Curry

1 pound pasture-raised chicken, cut into bite-sized cubes
/or/
1 pound halibut, cut into bite-sized chunks
/or/
14 ounces extra-firm tofu, marinated*
1 tablespoon organic sesame oil
(Fat Free Version: 
sauté in vegetable stock)
1-inch ginger root, peeled and minced
2 shallots or 1 small onion, minced
2 garlic cloves, minced
8 ounces mushrooms, quartered
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Smoked Salmon Dip

This smoked salmon dip is very quick to make but makes an elegant spread or hors d’oeuvres. It’s great as a stuffed for mushroom caps, dolloped into the tips of endive, in cucumber cups, on eggs, inside crepes, as the filling for little biscuit sliders, or…well your imagination’s the limit 🙂

Smoked Salmon Dip
Yield: 10 servings

4 ounces cream

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101 Salads With Protein

Okay, maybe not 101, but well over 50 (and I’m still working on this list). I like salads with protein for lunch. To create a full-fat concept usually means either a rich dressing, cheeses, or a scoop of some sort of protein-mayonnaise goodness. Here are some of my favorite ideas.

Protein+Fats
Avocado Salad
Albacore Tuna Salad 9 Ways
Egg Salad Read more