Dr. Atkins’ Steak and Barbecue Sauce (and copies of the Original book)

One quick note about getting copies of Dr. Atkins’ original book: I noticed, when updating my Amazon store (look over there) there are a lot more copies of the book available. I have listed the 1972, 1980, 1984, and 1990 publishing dates. I think up until the 1990 version, they are roughly the same. Judith, … More Dr. Atkins’ Steak and Barbecue Sauce (and copies of the Original book)

Roasted Guinea Hens with Whole-Grain Mustard and Herbs

Roasted Guinea Hens with Whole-Grain Mustard and Herbs Ingredients 8 garlic cloves, each halved lengthwise and germ removed if green 1 lb fingerling potatoes or small boiling potatoes 1 bay leaf (not California) 3/4 stick (6 tablespoons) unsalted butter, softened 2 1/2 tablespoons whole-grain mustard 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives 2 (2 1/2-lb) guinea hens … More Roasted Guinea Hens with Whole-Grain Mustard and Herbs

Matzoh Ball Soup

Matzoh Ball Soup Serves 8 1 egg, separated 1 1/2 Tablespoons chicken fat (or butter if you can’t find it) 1.4 cup hot water or soup 1/4 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup crushed Baken-ets (pork rinds) 2 quarts chicken soup Beat yolk of egg with softened chicken fat (or butter) until thick and well blended. Pour … More Matzoh Ball Soup

Pan-fried chicken in mushroom sauce

http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/1827/panfried-chicken-in-mushroom-sauce Ingredients 2 tbsp sunflower oil 6 large, free-range chicken legs, halved at the joint so you have 6 thighs and 6 drumsticks 700ml (1 1/4 pts) chicken stock (or water) 50g (about 3 1/2 Tablespoons) butter 1 onion, finely diced 400g (about 1-3/4 cup) mixed wild mushrooms 300ml (1/2 pt) dry white wine (can … More Pan-fried chicken in mushroom sauce

Lazio, Italy Region Recipes – Rustico Cooking

Since I am unable to link to the individual recipes (all the recipes are on a single page), I will include the basics here and you get to scroll to find them (these three are toward the bottom of the page): http://www.rusticocooking.com/lazio.htm Costolette d’Agnello all’Aglio e Rosmarino: Grilled Baby Lamb Chops with Garlic and Rosemary … More Lazio, Italy Region Recipes – Rustico Cooking

Marinated Chicken Kebabs with Lemon Pepper Yogurt Sauce

Marinated Chicken Kebabs with Lemon Pepper Yogurt Sauce Ingredients Kebabs: 2 cups extra-virgin olive oil Juice of 3 lemons 2 tablespoons chopped garlic 3/4 tablespoons chopped fresh rosemary leaves (about 4 sprigs) 3/4 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves (about 5 sprigs) 6 single boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cleaned of fat and cut into large cubes Salt … More Marinated Chicken Kebabs with Lemon Pepper Yogurt Sauce

Yogurt-Marinated Chicken Kebabs with Aleppo Pepper

Yogurt-Marinated Chicken Kebabs with Aleppo Pepper Ingredients 1 1/2 tablespoons Aleppo pepper* or 2 teaspoons dried crushed red pepper plus 2 teaspoons Hungarian sweet paprika, plus additional Aleppo pepper or paprika for sprinkling 1 cup plain whole-milk Greek-style yogurt** (8 ounces) 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 2 tablespoons tomato paste … More Yogurt-Marinated Chicken Kebabs with Aleppo Pepper

Brazilian Beer-Marinated Chicken

http://www.foodandwine.com/recipes/brazilian-beer-marinated-chicken 4 garlic cloves, smashed Four 1/4-inch slices of peeled fresh ginger, smashed 1 medium onion, thinly sliced 1 tablespoon sweet paprika 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon caraway seeds 1/2 green bell pepper, finely chopped 1/4 cup Dijon mustard 2 cups dark lager or stout, preferably Xingu Black … More Brazilian Beer-Marinated Chicken

Frango Grelhado com Limao – Grilled Chicken with Lime Marinade

http://flavorsofbrazil.blogspot.com/2012/06/recipe-grilled-chicken-with-lime.html 4 chicken half-breasts, boneless and skinless 1/2 cup soy sauce 1/2 Tbsp Dijon mustard 1 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce 1/3 cup fresh-squeezed lime juice 1/2 tsp Tabasco sauce, or other bottled hot sauce 1/2 tsp paprika 2 Tbsp finely chopped garlic wedges of fresh lime for garnish

Coconut Chicken Tenders – UPDATED

OMG! Take a look at these! If you can do coconut, I bet these are fantastic (might have to try these tonight with some chicken thighs)! http://www.beyonddiet.com/recipes/Coconut-Chicken-Tenders?food=figs&utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=post&utm_content=CoconutChickenTenders 1 1/2 lbs chicken breast (cut into strips) 1 cup dried unsweetened shredded coconut 1/2 cup coconut flour 1/2 tsp Celtic Sea Salt 1/4 tsp ground black pepper … More Coconut Chicken Tenders – UPDATED

Paleo Chicken Marsala

Now, for this recipe.  I was thinking this morning and we used to always have wine for cooking in the house.  Then we stopped buying it.  I sat there, trying to figure out why we stopped.  That’s when I realized we stopped buying it when my son moved back into the house (aspiring alcoholic).  So, … More Paleo Chicken Marsala

Product Review (kinda) – Foster Farms Hot and Spicy Wings

So, we’re wandering around the store, wondering what we’re going to have for dinner (since we were out so late). Hubby looked at the carb count on Banquet chicken (which we knew would be high) but it got me thinking. So, I started looking at all of them. These only have 1 carb per serving … More Product Review (kinda) – Foster Farms Hot and Spicy Wings

Pollo al Limone – Lemon Chicken

I’m not big on chicken prepared this way (Why? Because chicken is chicken) but will give it a shot. It sounds light and refreshing. http://www.e-rcps.com/pasta/main/fowl/chick_lemn.shtml 2 fresh lemons, preferably organic 1 cup dry white wine 1/4 cup plus 2 Ts extra virgin olive oil 5 Ts minced fresh herbs: sage, thyme, rosemary, parsley, or others … More Pollo al Limone – Lemon Chicken

Stuffed Chicken Florentine

This … this looks fantastic (or am I just hungry?). Remember, even if you use something that tends to be a little higher in carbs (tomatoes) you don’t need to eat tons to still enjoy dishes like this! http://www.curlynikki.com/2012/05/lets-cook-stuffed-chicken-florentine.html Chicken Florentine 1 pound boneless chicken breast-skinless-sliced in half 1 clove of garlic-minced 1/2 cup of … More Stuffed Chicken Florentine

Chicken Cacciatore over Cabbage Noodles

Wow! As much as I love cabbage, I never thought of eating them as a noodle substitute. I saw one suggestion of doing just that … with some sort of spaghetti sauce! That would be fantastic, especially since I’ve never drowned my noodles with sauce! http://wellnessmama.com/8090/chicken-cacciatore/ 2 Onions 16 ounce jar of BPA-free Diced Tomatoes … More Chicken Cacciatore over Cabbage Noodles

Chicken Bacon Crock Pot Chowder

Look! A chowder that is already low carb and looks fantastic! I truly can’t wait to try this one (I had the tab open forever, just drooling). http://www.peaceloveandlowcarb.com/2012/03/chicken-bacon-crock-pot-chowder.html 4 Cloves Garlic – Minced 1 Shallot – Finely Chopped 1 Leek – Cleaned, Trimmed, and Sliced 2 Ribs Celery – Diced 6 oz. Cremini Mushrooms – … More Chicken Bacon Crock Pot Chowder

Spanish Chilindron Stew and Sardinian Hare Stew

Look, two stews that doesn’t require a roux! http://honest-food.net/2011/10/02/spanish-chilindron-stew/ Spanish Chilindron Stew 3 pounds chicken, pheasant, lamb, venison or rabbit, in serving pieces 2 large onions, sliced in half-moons 10 cloves chopped garlic 2 tablespoons sweet paprika 1 tablespoon hot paprika 1 jar (15 ounces or so) or 5 roasted red sweet peppers, chopped 1 … More Spanish Chilindron Stew and Sardinian Hare Stew

MAKJ – Cheesy Baked Chicken Thighs

Going cheap has it’s limitations.  We stocked up on chicken thighs, eggs, and hamburger patties.  I’ve tried several ways to cook the chicken (all good except last night) but this (aside from barbecuing them after brining) is our favorite! Ingredients: 6 Boneless chicken thighs 1 cup Shredded cheese (any you like though the stronger flavored … More MAKJ – Cheesy Baked Chicken Thighs

Chicken Parmesan Casserole

http://ourpinterestingsummer.com/2012/06/16/chicken-parmesan-casserole-holy-crap/ Just leave out the croutons and limit the marinara sauce (make sure it’s sugar-free) and this is a perfect meal!  Please go to the link above for directions. chicken breasts (however many you want/need) olive oil (just one dollop) minced garlic (a smattering…a little more than a smattering if you really like garlic) red pepper flakes (leave … More Chicken Parmesan Casserole

Primal Tex-Mex Tortillas and Taco Seasoning

And check this out! http://www.marksdailyapple.com/primal-tex-mex-tortillas-and-taco-seasoning/#axzz1gYHipjUe Primal Tex-Mex Tortillas Makes 4 tortillas Ingredients: 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons water 2 eggs 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon lime juice 2 tablespoons coconut flour 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon cumin 1/4 teaspoon chili powder Taco Seasoning to season 1 pound of meat Ingredients:   1 tablespoon … More Primal Tex-Mex Tortillas and Taco Seasoning

Thursday, Day 18

I think today is day 18.  I’m feeling a bit loopy today.  Tuesday, one of my molars started hurting.  By yesterday, it was killing me.  I have a very high tolerance for pain and the pain was so bad my eyes were just watering (I wasn’t crying, they were watering).  Anyway, once I made the … More Thursday, Day 18

Chicken Cordon Bleu

From Dr. Atkins Diet Revolution, 1972 I made this last night (September 27, 2011).  I would have taken pictures but boy was it ugly.  This tasted fantastic and was VERY filling.  One suggestion: Next time I will use toothpicks instead of string.  Pulling the string off pulled all the coating (and crispy melted cheese) off. … More Chicken Cordon Bleu