Fork-tender and bursting with umami, this is pure comfort food. This is an Instant Pot pressure cooker recipe, adapted from a recipe by Melissa Clark, from her book “Dinner in an Instant.” I have slow-cooker times at the end.
Lamb Chops with Four Herbs and Mashed Cauliflower
Lamb: 6 servings // 579 calories, 3 net carbs
Cauliflower: 6 servings // … Read more
Adapted from Deb Perelman’s (Smitten Kitchen) adaptation of Elisabeth Prueitt’s adaptation of The River Cafe’s Torta di Ricotta e Polenta. I’ve low-carbed the recipe; the rest is as created by Ms. Perlman. If you eat sugar, just replace everything cup for a cup.
NOTES: Eat this cake within three days if using Swerve. Erythritol can re-crystalize after that, which will … Read more
Quick and easy breakfast, lunch, or supper dish!
Baked Avocados, Bacon, and Eggs
2 servings // 497 calories, 3 net carbs
2 avocados, as large as possible
Dollop of salsa or barbecue sauce
4 heritage bacon slices (alternate: smoked salmon)
4 large pasture-raised eggs, medium-to-small-sized
Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or spray with … Read more
What to do with leftover chicken meat? Make soup! If you don’t have leftover meat, just add raw chicken thighs to the broth and cook—stirring a few times until the chicken thighs are cooked through—about 20 minutes. Shirataki noodles have zero carbs, but their texture is more “squeaky” than regular noodles—odd, but not a dealbreaker when I want noodles.
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This is a special-occasion dish because of the high calories and carbs (at least for me). But oh my, does it deliver creamy, rich comfort-food goodness.
Cavolfiore ai Cinque Formaggi
(Cauliflower with Five Cheeses)
Makes five 1-1/2-cup servings // 555 calories, 9 net carbs
For the base:
7-1/2 cups small cauliflower florets
For the sauce:
1 cup … Read more
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… Read more