Category Archives: Main Course

Offal Dirty Cauliflower Rice

I seem to be on a mission to adapt every savory rice dish that pops in my head to a low carb, grain free cauliflower version. Today I experimented with dirty rice. My version is offal forward because I have … Continue reading

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Low Carb Shrimp & Vegetable Pad Thai

I love Pad Thai but since becoming sensitive to rice it’s been off my menu. Then I discovered tamarind pods in the produce section of my local Walmart and decided to make my own rice-free, low carb version. I shelled … Continue reading

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Almond Parmesan Crusted Oven Fried Chicken

I made a version of this recipe earlier this week, only I tried pan frying the chicken before finishing it in the oven. Pan frying didn’t work as most of the breading fell off the chicken. I re-worked the recipe … Continue reading

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Salmon Patties with Farmer’s Cheese

I get way too many ideas for new dishes from watching cooking shows. Yesterday crab beignets got me thinking about adapting my dry cottage cheese donut recipe for seafood. I had canned salmon and queso fresco on hand so I … Continue reading

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Low Carb Dry Cottage Cheese Waffles

I love waffles, but have had mixed results in my attempts to make low carb, grain free ones. A couple of weeks ago I had the idea of making a waffle batter based on my cottage cheese donut recipe. It … Continue reading

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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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