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
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.
Yield: about 3 cups
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
5 garlic cloves, peeled and thinly sliced
5 anchovy … Read more
Fudge sauce is great over low-carb cheesecakes, ice creams, and custards.
Hot Fudge Sauce
8 servings // 154 calories, 1.23 net carbs
1 cup organic whipping cream
1/3 cup powdered Swerve Sweetener
2-1/2 ounces Scharffen Berger unsweetened 99% cacao baking chocolate, shaved
1/2 teaspoon Nielson-Massey Madagascar Bourbon vanilla extract
In a medium saucepan over medium heat, whisk together whipping cream … Read more
A good cranberry sauce can make or break Thanksgiving. This one, flavored by orange and grapefruit, is aromatic, sweet, and tart all at once.
Citrus Cranberry Sauce
1 12-ounce bag frozen or fresh cranberries (about 3 cups)
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
2 teaspoons finely grated orange zest
2 teaspoons finely grated ruby red grapefruit … Read more
This recipe is seriously yummy on baked potatoes, enchiladas, and other Mexican dishes.
Green Chili “Sour Cream”
1 cup cashews (unroasted, unsalted)
1/4 cup hot water
2 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
2 teaspoon lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon red wine vinegar
4 whole canned green chiles (peeled and chopped)
Throw everything into a food processor and whir until … Read more