Salmon Steaks in North African Red Sauce

This salmon dish is based on a recipe in the book “Jerusalem” by Yotam Ottolenghi, whose superb Middle Eastern recipes are always an inspiration.

Salmon Steaks in North African Red Sauce
4 servings // 425 calories, 4 net carbs

6 cloves garlic, chopped
2 teaspoons smoked paprika
1 tablespoon caraway seeds, toasted and ground
1-1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon … Read more

Fish or Tofu in Chinese Black Bean Garlic Sauce

When I was living in Hawaii, my neighbors would spend the morning spearfishing, then make this in bamboo steamers for dinner. I loved it when they’d invite me over! This recipe has some tricky ingredients which you can find in Asian grocery stores or on

Fish or Tofu in Black Bean Garlic Sauce
4 servings // 257 calories, 4 Read more

Grilled Salmon with Asian Marinade

3 servings // Calories 256 // 11 net carbs

4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced (or 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder)
3 tablespoons orange juice
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 tablespoon honey (or Swerve)
2 tablespoons sesame oil
3 (6-ounce) salmon fillets
Sea salt

Pre-heat grill to medium-high.

Mix garlic, orange juice, soy sauce, honey, sesame oil in a large zip-lock bag. … Read more

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

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