Low Carb Skillet Cornbread

All the low carb sandwich breads I’ve made have ended up with a cornbread texture. I kept trying and trying, but they’re all dense, moist, and eggy. So I finally decided, why not just stop trying for a wheat bread wannabe and make an actual low carb ‘cornbread’? And so we find ourselves here…

Low Carb Skillet Cornbread

2 cups … Read more

French Onion Chicken Meatballs

The internet is currently having a love affair with variations on this theme. Here’s a recipe with lower fat than most of the rest of the pack. 😉

French Onion Chicken Meatballs
6 servings (3 meatballs each) // 325 calories, 4 net carbs

6 cloves garlic
1 large pasture-raised egg
1 pound pasture-raised skinless chicken breast, cut into … Read more

Lactose Sensitivity Notes

I recently found that people with my genetic profile have a genetic variant that is associated with the inability to break down lactose, and that in my case I have a high lactose sensitivity. (Want to find out more? Go to GenoPalate.com)

As a result, I’ve switched to lactose-free milk for my morning tea and I also use it—or … Read more

Pescado en Salsa Verde

This recipe was inspired by a pompano dish from Veracruz that Diana Kennedy talks about in her book, The Cuisines of Mexico. Her book is a fascinating read quite apart from the actual recipes!

Pescado en Salsa Verde
4 servings // 360 calories, 6 net carbs

1-1/2 pounds mahi-mahi steaks (or other firm fish)
1/4 teaspoon black peppercorns
1/4 cumin … Read more

Mexican Cauliflower-Rice

1 large head cauliflower or 4-5 cups riced cauliflower
1 red pepper, diced
1 cup celery, diced
6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
6 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon chipotle chili powder
1 teaspoon cumin powder
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1/4 cup organic pasture-raised chicken bone broth or vegetable stock
4 tablespoons low-sodium wheat-free tamari

Skip this step if using pre-riced cauliflower—Cut the … Read more

Salmon Steaks in North African Red Sauce

This salmon dish is based on a recipe in the book “Jerusalem” by Yotam Ottolenghi, whose superb Middle Eastern recipes are always an inspiration.

Salmon Steaks in North African Red Sauce
4 servings // 425 calories, 4 net carbs

6 cloves garlic, chopped
2 teaspoons smoked paprika
1 tablespoon caraway seeds, toasted and ground
1-1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon … Read more