Creamy Chicken Livers and Morels

This dish can be used as an amazing pasta sauce over pappardelle, or used over baked potatoes, or reduced and thickened into a dip, using crispy crostini to scoop it up.
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Creamy Chicken Livers and Morels
6 servings 
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1/2 pound wild morels (or other wild mushrooms)
1/2 pound chicken livers
All-purpose flour, for dusting
Salt and pepper
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Teriyaki Glaze

Tonight’s improv teriyaki glaze. VERY tasty. No sugar, too! We used it on grilled salmon. Would also be great on grilled chicken, tofu, prawns, zucchini…

Teriyaki Glaze
1 huge garlic clove, minced
3″ of ginger, peeled and finely grated
1 teaspoon Sriracha sauce
6-8 tablespoons wheat-free tamari sauce
1-2 tablespoons basalmic vinegar

Mix all ingredients in a small bowl. Brush … Read more

Low Carb Bechamel

Creamy, smooth, rich, and authentic-tasting with low carbs. For even fewer carbs, you could substitute heavy cream, but the calories zoom up, too.

Low Carb Bechamel
Yield: 2 cups (6 servings) // 204 calories, 3 net carbs

1-3/4 cups organic pasture-raised half-and-half
7 ounces organic pasture-raised cream cheese
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper
1/4 teaspoon onion powder
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Low Carb Barbecue Sauce

Low Carb Barbecue Sauce

1/2 cup sugarless ketchup (or my “keto ketchup“)
6-12 drops liquid stevia glycerite
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
2 teaspoons chopped chipotle chile in adobo sauce
1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
1 garlic clove, minced
3/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
1/2 teaspoon freshly-ground pepper
1/4 teaspoon dry mustard

Simmer all ingredients in a saucepan until the … Read more

Condensed Milk Substitute

This recipe was originally in Cooks.com and it is one of those handy little things to know!

Condensed Milk Substitute

2 eggs
1 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 tablespoons flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt

Mix all ingredients together and use as a substitute for condensed milk.

Now really…what could be easier??

On the other hand, … Read more

Puttanesca Sauce

This classic sauce is magic—it’s delicious over fish, poultry, game, meats, polenta, grains, and pasta, so everyone from omnivores to vegetarians and vegans can enjoy…though non-meat eaters will want to forgo the anchovies and add a bit of miso.

Puttanesca Sauce
Yield: about 3 cups

1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
5 garlic cloves, peeled and thinly sliced
5 anchovy … Read more