Recipes

Salade Niçoise

Salade Niçoise

This classic hearty salad originated in the French city of Nice (hence the name niçoise = in the style of Nice), and can now be found all over the world, with dozens of variations. The traditional version is a flavorful and satisfying combo that includes lettuce,...

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Salmon with Citrus Hollandaise

Salmon with Citrus Hollandaise

Quick, easy, and oh-so-delicious, this salmon with citrus hollandaise is a super satisfying entrée for when you want food on the table fast, and is fancy enough for company or a special occasion dinner, too! Salmon is full of great-for-you Omega3s that help lower...

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Jamaican Jerk Chicken Drumsticks

Jamaican Jerk Chicken Drumsticks

When I lived in Adams Morgan (in DC) back in the 90s, I used to walk over to the local Jamaican restaurant on 18th Street at least once a week for Jerk chicken or beef. OMG, so flavorful, delicious and satisfying! Back then, ready-made Jerk seasoning mixes were hard...

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Deviled Eggs 10 Ways

Deviled Eggs 10 Ways

I love deviled eggs! Do you? Any time I'm at a gathering that has some, I make a beeline for them, and have to restrain myself from eating more than my fair share. 😛 I always feel like deviled eggs are such an involved and indulgent treat, but really, they're...

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Tomato Kale Frittata Muffins

Tomato Kale Frittata Muffins

Eggs are the perfect food! They're delicious, nutritious and satisfying, with the ideal mix of healthy fat and protein. And these muffins are a fabulously quick, easy and tasty way to enjoy eggs, with the added pizazz of colorful veggies. (Note: You can switch up the...

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Lemon Chicken Piccata

Lemon Chicken Piccata

The name of this lively Italian dish, Piccata, is thought to be derived originally from the French word pique (excite). When used as a reference to a way of preparing food (particularly meat or fish), piccata means sliced and sauteéd in a sauce containing lemon,...

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Grilled Romaine with Caesar Dressing

Grilled Romaine with Caesar Dressing

An interesting take on a classic, this tasty recipe is the perfect grilling-season side dish - it goes great with all sorts of grilled meats - such as my Lime Marinated Flank Steak - and adds a big splash of savory umami flavor to all your summer picnics, barbeques...

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Coconut Cauliflower Rice

Coconut Cauliflower Rice

This delicious, healthy side dish is great to have in your repetoire! It's ready in just 20 minutes (use frozen, pre-riced organic cauliflower), and it pairs beautifully with so many low carb and Paleo dishes, including my Chicken & Asparagus Stir-Fry, Quick &...

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Chicken and Asparagus Stir-Fry

Chicken and Asparagus Stir-Fry

For the few weeks of spring when asparagus is in season, I like to incorporate it into as many meals as possible, to make the most of this fleeting treasure! This delicious stir fry is quick, easy and full of fresh spring flavor, as well as being great for you: like...

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Asparagus Soup with Crispy Pancetta

Asparagus Soup with Crispy Pancetta

When asparagus is in season, this soup is a great way to make use of this delicious and healthy seasonal vegetable! Full of nutrients and naturally low carb, asparagus is also detox-friendly, helping to boost phase 2 of our bodies' natural detoxification processes....

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Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

Gumbo is a favorite comfort food down in the South. There are lots of different kinds of gumbo out there - this version is a Cajun-inspired gumbo that is filled with chicken and sausage and yummy veggies and spices. Once it's done, you can serve it as is, or over...

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Moroccan Meatballs – 2 Ways

Moroccan Meatballs – 2 Ways

Flavorful lamb meatballs simmered in savory tomato sauce - this classic Moroccan dish takes just 20 minutes to prep, then you can do other stuff while it cooks. Traditionally made in a clay or ceramic tagine, for this version, I use a dutch oven or deep skillet, so no...

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Salmon with Spring Pesto

Salmon with Spring Pesto

Full of fresh, bright, springtime flavor, this easy & delicious dish is healthy and super satisfying. Pair with a salad and/or some low carb veggies, and you've got yourself a perfect Paleo, low carb, Keto, cleanketo, and Whole30 friendly meal. Salmon with Spring...

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15 Minute Chef Salad

15 Minute Chef Salad

Quick, easy, delicious and satisfying, this hearty salad is full of flavor and healthy, too! Great for lunch or dinner, it's Paleo, low carb, Keto, cleanketo and Whole30 friendly. 15 Minute Chef Salad large salad bowl For the salad:5 oz cherry tomatoes (halved)1...

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Coconut Blueberry Muffins

Coconut Blueberry Muffins

Do you love muffins? Then you're in for a treat! These muffins are so moist and delectably delicious. Plus - like most of my recipes - they are quick and easy to make. They're also Paleo, low carb, and Keto friendly (only 2 grams of carbs per muffin!), and keep for...

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Creamy Cauliflower Soup with Bacon

Creamy Cauliflower Soup with Bacon

Comfort food at its finest! Satisfying, warming, and delicious, and very healthy to boot, this delicious soup makes a great cold weather meal on its own, and also pairs well with a side salad and/or entree. This soup is Paleo, low carb, Keto, CleanKeto, Whole30, and...

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