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. After breakfast, we’ll prep a pot full of something tasty, set the pressure, and
This is a fast version of a much more complicated recipe. Sometimes, I just don’t have the oomph to go through all the steps to create a more complex dish…and this turns out well in spite of its speedy approach.
Notes: To make this jambalaya more spicy, use andouille sausage. For fuller flavors, brown the chicken and sausage in … Read more
Okay, maybe not 101, but well over 50 (and I’m still working on this list). I like salads with protein for lunch. To create a full-fat concept usually means either a rich dressing, cheeses, or a scoop of some sort of protein-mayonnaise goodness. Here are some of my favorite ideas.
In our household, one of the things we miss most about a low carb lifestyle is pasta. When I first heard about shirataki zero-carb noodles, I wasn’t quite sure what to think. We tried them tonight, though, and are delighted to have fettuccine, spaghetti, and other types of noodles back on our table. Spoiler alert: These are great vehicles for … Read more
I grew up in San Francisco, so Dungeness crab was a frequent autumn visitor to our table. But it wasn’t until I was out on my own, in my early twenties, that I created my own personal ritual. As soon as I heard that crab season had begun, I would head down to the wharf with a friend and pick … Read more