Category Archives: Poultry

Green Chili Enchilada Chicken Breasts

Savory, lightly spicy, and very easy to assemble, this is definitely a recipe for busy people.

Green Chili Enchilada Chicken Breasts
Serves 6 // 442 calories, 8 net carbs

6 pasture-raised chicken breasts, boneless/skinless (approximately 2 ¼ pounds)
1 15-ounce container green enchilada sauce
Sea salt, freshly-ground black pepper
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 4-ounce can diced 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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Chicken Shawarma Sauté

This isn’t a traditional Middle Eastern Chicken Shawarma, but the flavor profiles are very similar, so that’s what I decided to go with, title-wise. This dish features the rich, dark, strong flavors of cooked spices, which a cooling yoghurt sauce helps balance.

Chicken Shawarma Sauté
Serves 4 // 249 calories, 1 net carb

4 chicken breasts
2 tablespoons extra virgin … Read more

Smoked Duck Breasts with Cherry Compote

Here’s a dish fit for a special occasion. Smoky flavors, a rich cherry compote, and a jammy red wine, are perfect for winter holidays.

Smoked Duck Breasts with Cherry Compote
Servings 2 // 439 calories, 9 net carbs

2 smoked wild duck breasts, about 3 oz., each
(Vegetarian option: slices of grilled polenta)

(I don’t smoke duck breasts myself because Read more

Grilled Chicken Wings With Thai Flavors

I mistakenly thawed a bag of chicken wings and drumettes yesterday, so I decided to make a very loosely-interpreted Chimichuri-Thai marinade and grill the results tonight. Then it rained. Okay, I changed it to a baked version! Either version is absolutely delicious, and with a side of green bean salad, cauliflower “potato” salad, or other low carb veggie … Read more

Chicken and Mushrooms Marsala

This dish comes together very quickly if you use garlic and onion powders…and it’s still fairly quick if you mince and sauté actual raw vegetables. This is one of those classic recipes to have in your back pocket for surprise guests 🙂

Chicken and Mushrooms Marsala
Serves 3-4 // For 3 servings, 559 calories, 2 carbs each

2 tablespoons olive Read more