Port-Braised Beef Short Ribs (low carb)

Adapted from a recipe from Melissa Clark’s “Dinner in an Instant”, this version keeps the carbs low, but the flavor is still 100% 🙂

Port-Braised Short Ribs
Yield: 6 servings // 461 calories, 5 net carbs

4 pounds bone-in beef short ribs
Rub—
—4 bay leaves, torn into tiny pieces
—4 teaspoons sea salt
—1 teaspoon freshly-ground black pepper
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Lamb Chops with Four Herbs and Mashed Cauliflower

Fork-tender and bursting with umami, this is pure comfort food. This is an Instant Pot pressure cooker recipe, adapted from a recipe by Melissa Clark, from her book “Dinner in an Instant.” I have slow-cooker times at the end.

Lamb Chops with Four Herbs and Mashed Cauliflower
Lamb: 6 servings // 579 calories, 3 net carbs
Cauliflower: 6 servings //
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Lechon Asado—Cuban Pulled Pork

Recipes and cookbooks all over the world have this recipe in various forms. I’ve substituted Swerve for the classic brown sugar and swapped lettuce for corn tortillas, or fried cauliflower rice for regular rice. You can either cook it for 80 minutes in a pressure cooker, or 8 hours in a covered Dutch oven over low heat.

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Vietnamese Chicken Soup (Phở)

This soup is based on a recipe from Melissa Clark’s “Dinner in an Instant” book. I’ve created a low-carb version.

Vietnamese Chicken Soup (Phở)
4 servings // 340 calories, 6 net carbs

2 packages (12 ounces total) shirataki fettuccine-style noodles
8 cups organic chicken bone broth
4 skinless, pastured-raised boneless chicken thighs (about 1 pound)
2 4×4-inch pieces dried … Read more