Category Archives: Fish

Sicilian Fish Stew

This stew is an interpretation of a recipe by America’s Test Kitchen, which I’ve low-carbed. The combination of salty, savory, acidic, and sweet flavors are what make it outstanding.

Sicilian Fish Stew
6 servings // 218 calories, 4 net carbs

2-4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 medium onion, finely chopped
1 small carrot, finely chopped
1 stalk celery, finely … Read more

Sicilian Tuna Pasta (low carb)

This dish comes together quickly and is a lemon-lover’s delight. Wonderful both in winter (hot), and in summer (chilled). If serving chilled, you might need a bit more seasoning.

Sicilian Tuna Pasta (low carb)
Servings: 2 // 465 calories, 7 net carbs

2 cans (12 ounces) albacore tuna in water
2 anchovy fillets (or more—delivers great umami)
1/2 cup canned, … Read more

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. An hour or so before dinner, we’ll prep a pot full of something tasty,

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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 both weeknights and special meals…

Creamy Smoked Salmon Pasta (low carb)
Yield: 2 servings // 457 calories, 4 net carbs

5-6 ounces wild-caught smoked salmon, shredded
1/2 cup grass-fed heavy cream
1/2 cup grass-fed organic … Read more

Crustless Smoked Salmon Quiche

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

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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
1 teaspoon … Read more