Category Archives: Seafood

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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101 Salads With Protein

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.

Avocado Salad
Albacore Tuna Salad 9 Ways
Egg Salad Read more

Fettuccine Alfredo

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

Thai Coconut Soup (Tom Kha Gai)

It’s four days before Thanksgiving, and I have The Cold From Hell. I’m already three days into this beast, and have the requisite fever, aches, sneezes, coughs, and honks. Drat.

If there’s ever a time when being grateful is challenging, it’s right now. But on the other hand, I have a purring cat, a warm home…and this soup.

Warming, savory, … Read more