Category Archives: Main Course

Spinach, Bacon, & Mushroom Stuffed Pork Tenderloin

I’ve been experimenting with stuffed pork tenderloin for the last couple of months. I’ve made it with pork loin instead of tenderloin, chicory instead of spinach, apples instead of mushrooms, herbed cream cheese and yogurt instead of herbed goat cheese, … Continue reading

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Chicken Based Noodles

I earned my crafty cook stripes today with this crazy idea for chicken based “noodles.” I got the idea from an old episode of Chopped and a chef who made fish based “noodles” with egg whites. It worked better than … Continue reading

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Beef Stew with Turnips

Stews are a staple in my diet during the cooler months of autumn and winter and, while I don’t use recipes to create them, I have come up with a few tricks to make more nutritent dense and better textured … Continue reading

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Low Carb Egg Rolls (Napa Cabbage Rolls)

Since I made a large batch of Asian plum sauce I wanted to make something to serve along with it. I love egg rolls, but the wrappers aren’t exactly part of my standard diet. I decided to use Napa cabbage leaves … Continue reading

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Enchilada Frittata

I’ve found frittatas (baked omelettes) to be an easy and nutritious way to make familiar foods low carb and more nutritious. I’ve made pizza frittatas several times but this enchilada frittata is my favorite thus far. A 1/4 cup of … Continue reading

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Easy Pozole Verde

This is my time saving version of a Mexican stew with pork or chicken and hominy that can take days to make. I use homemade salsa verde and canned or frozen green chiles made from homegrown produce instead of fresh … Continue reading

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Low Carb Chicken and Dumplings

I was more fatigued than usual most of this spring so I lived on comforting and easy stews and soups. Since my dairy allergy has improved (though not gone away) with allergy shots, I decided to try some recipes using … Continue reading

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