Grilled Turkey Breast and Mushroom Skewers Grilled Turkey Breast With Chive Butter, from Pierre Franey Yield 4 servings Ingredients 4 turkey breast steaks, about 1 1/2 pounds Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons chopped fresh sage or 2 teaspoons dried 4 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon lemon juice ¼ teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon … More Grilled Turkey Breast and Mushroom Skewers

Grilled Tuna and Soft-Shell Crabs Grilled Tuna with Herbed Aïoli, from Bon Appetit, July 2003 YIELD: Makes 4 servings Ingredients 1/4 cup olive oil 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme 2 teaspoons dried tarragon 2 large garlic cloves, finely chopped 1/3 cup mayonnaise 4 7-ounce tuna steaks (each about 1 … More Grilled Tuna and Soft-Shell Crabs

Seafood Salads

Let’s see how many of the hundreds of recipes I have stored I can post today! A reminder to those new here: When I post a recipe, I post the ingredients and the link (plus any pictures of the dish I can find). I figure this will give you an idea of whether you even … More Seafood Salads

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)

The “After” Myth

Originally posted on Can Anybody Hear Me?:
After. It’s here. In my first post, Before, 3 years ago, I said “I’m not to After yet, but I’m closer to After than to Before.” I now weigh 117 – 120 pounds (depending on the day), and standing at 5-foot 6-inches, that measurement means that After is very,…

Richard Blais’ Beer-Steamed Clams Richard Blais’ Beer-Steamed Clams INGREDIENTS 4 cloves garlic, sliced 1 tablespoon grated ginger 24 little neck clams 1/2 bottle Amstel light A drip of maggi (liquid MSG) 3 tablespoons small diced soppresata (optional) 1/4 cup cold butter, cubed A baby handful chopped cilantro 2 tablespoon sliced scallions Juice of 1/2 lime

Sausage-and-Pepper Skewers Sausage-and-Pepper Skewers Ingredients 1 cup couscous 2 bell peppers (red and yellow), cut into chunks 1 (12-ounce) package chicken sausage (preferably garlic-flavored), cut into 1-inch pieces 1 large red onion, cut into chunks 1 cup cherry tomatoes 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper 1/4 cup fresh parsley 1/4 cup … More Sausage-and-Pepper Skewers

Marinated Grilled Calamari Marinated Grilled Calamari Ingredients 2 pounds cleaned calamari (squid), tubes and tentacles separated but whole 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 1/2 teaspoons red chile flakes 1/4 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley 2/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice, divided 1 teaspoon sea salt, divided 1/2 loaf crusty bread such as ciabatta, … More Marinated Grilled Calamari

White Asparagus with Black Forest Ham White Asparagus with Black Forest Ham Ingredients: 1 lb fresh white asparagus 1 large ripe avocado 1/2 cup Basic Oil and Vinegar Dressing (see recipe below) 4 ripe round or plum tomatoes, skinned 4 large fresh Basil leaves, shredded 8 wafer-thin slices German imported Black Forest ham 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives sea salt … More White Asparagus with Black Forest Ham

Baked Lasagnette with Shrimp, Swiss Chard, and Ricotta

Why mess up a fantastic dish by adding pasta to it? Look at these ingredients. You don’t need the pasta (or pasta substitute) at all! Just leave it out and have a fantastic lunch or dinner! Baked Lasagnette with Shrimp, Swiss Chard, and Ricotta 3/4 pound lasagnette 1 3/4 pound Swiss chard, heavy stems … More Baked Lasagnette with Shrimp, Swiss Chard, and Ricotta

Forelle mit Sauerampfersosse (Trout in Sorrel Sauce) Forelle mit Sauerampfersosse (Trout in Sorrel Sauce) Ingredients 3 tbsp. unsalted butter 2 (1-lb.) trout, cleaned Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 1 cup dry white wine 2 cups minced sorrel, or another tender herb such as savory or parsley ¼ cup heavy cream ¼ cup minced parsley

Grill-Roasted Rainbow Trout with Cilantro-Horseradish Aioli and Zucchini Mash Grill-Roasted Rainbow Trout with Cilantro-Horseradish Aioli and Zucchini Mash Ingredients Rainbow Trout 1 cup hickory chips soaked in 1 cup wine for 30 minutes 8 rainbow trout, preferably butterflied (8 ounces each) Salt Black pepper, preferably fresh ground 4 green onions, cut into 2-inch pieces 1/2 fennel bulb, cored and sliced 1/4-inch thick 2 … More Grill-Roasted Rainbow Trout with Cilantro-Horseradish Aioli and Zucchini Mash

Chillied Peanuts and Pumpkin Seeds Chillied Peanuts and Pumpkin Seeds Ingredients 2 cups roasted peanuts (preferably without salt) 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 2 teaspoons ancho (or guajillo) chile powder (available from national companies like McCormick, Mexican groceries and internet sites), plus a little arbol chile powder if you like it spicy Salt 1 cup pepitas seeds (pumpkinseeds) hulled

Tuna Tataki Tuna Tataki Ingredients 1/2 cup minced ginger 1/4 cup sesame seeds 1 tablespoon cracked black pepper 1/2 pound very fresh, sushi-grade ahi tuna Kosher salt 3 tablespoons peanut oil, for searing 1 tablespoon lime juice 1 medium-size, ripe avocado, peeled, pitted, quartered and sliced 2 cups mixed greens 12 thin slices red onion 1 … More Tuna Tataki

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

Grilled Lemon-Parsley Veal Chops Grilled Lemon-Parsley Veal Chops Veal 1/2 cup olive oil 6 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1/3 cup chopped fresh Italian parsley 3 garlic cloves, crushed 1 tablespoon minced fresh rosemary 6 8- to 10-ounce loin or rib veal chops, each about 1 inch thick Topping 3 tablespoons chopped fresh Italian parsley 1 tablespoon grated lemon … More Grilled Lemon-Parsley Veal Chops

Grilled Stuffed Jalapeños Grilled Stuffed Jalapeños 2 center-cut bacon slices 4 ounces cream cheese, softened (about 1/2 cup) 4 ounces fat-free cream cheese, softened (about 1/2 cup) 1 ounce extra-sharp cheddar cheese, shredded (about 1/4 cup) 1/4 cup minced green onions 1 teaspoon fresh lime juice 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1 small garlic clove, minced 14 jalapeño … More Grilled Stuffed Jalapeños

Trout Filets with Hot Buttered Champagne Sauce Be sure to leave out any sugar (not sure why they would call for sugar in the vegetables). Trout Filets with Hot Buttered Champagne Sauce Ingredients For the Champagne sauce: 4 shallots, minced 1/3 cup white wine vinegar 1/3 cup Champagne 1 cup unsalted chilled butter, cut in pieces Kosher salt and white pepper … More Trout Filets with Hot Buttered Champagne Sauce

Garlic-Chile Grilled Turkey Thighs For those who are new, when I find a recipe I want to share with you, I post the link and list of ingredients.  I ask that you go to the original web page for the instructions. Garlic-Chile Grilled Turkey Thighs 2 1/2 to 3 pounds turkey thighs with skin and bones 4 large … More Garlic-Chile Grilled Turkey Thighs

Creamy Artichoke Soup

Leave out the potato and you’ll have a wonderful, satisfying soup! Ingredients 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 leeks, white part only, washed well and chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 1 small potato, peeled and chopped 1 (8-ounce) package frozen artichoke hearts, thawed 2 cups chicken stock 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black … More Creamy Artichoke Soup

Roasted Asparagus & Red Onion Quesadillas

This one I originally saved so I could post the sauce recipe BUT after reading the recipe, I don’t see why you couldn’t roast the asparagus and onions, then use those as a filling for an omelet (topped with the sauce). Quesadillas 1 pound asparagus, trimmed 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 large red onion, … More Roasted Asparagus & Red Onion Quesadillas

Dublin Bay Prawn Cocktail and More

This recipe says it serves 20 … what a lie! lol BUT, upon looking at the link, you need to check out the rest of the recipes there. They are either naturally low carb or could easily be modified. 4-5 lbs cooked, deveined medium or large shrimp I head of top-quality lettuce, chopped and … More Dublin Bay Prawn Cocktail and More

Trio of Stuffed Eggs – Uovo Sode Imbotitte TUNA-AND-CAPER-STUFFED EGGS (Level 1 Friendly) 3 bard-boiled eggs, peeled and halved (see tip below) 1 (3 ounce) can tuna packed in water, drained 3 tablespoons mayonnaise 2 teaspoons plus 1 teaspoon drained capers 1 teaspoon chopped fresh Italian parsley 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon anchovy paste (optional) OLIVE-AND-MASCARPONE-STUFFED EGGS 3 bard-boiled … More Trio of Stuffed Eggs – Uovo Sode Imbotitte

Kale Stew with Smoked Meat and Sausages Kale Stew with Smoked Meat and Sausages Ingredients 2 1/2 – 3 lbs of kale, washed, stems and ribs removed 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 medium yellow onions, peeled and chopped 2 tablespoons rolled oats 1 lb smoked pork loin or Kassler (pork neck will work) 1 Pinkelwurst or other smoked boiling sausage, such … More Kale Stew with Smoked Meat and Sausages

Field Greens with Smoked Eel

I’ve never seen the term field greens, so I looked it up.  I liked the answers given here. Also, since I’ve never mentioned it before, any time I include a note from Simon, he’s the one who runs a Yahoo group I am on. Field Greens with Smoked Eel Ingredients: Bacon-Dijon Dressing: 1/2 cup … More Field Greens with Smoked Eel

Atkins “Noodles”

Atkins “Noodles” 2 eggs at room temperature, separated 1/4 teaspoon Krazy Salt (or seasoned salt) 3 Tablespoons butter Melt butter in a cookie sheet that has sides. Beat whites with salt until stiff. Beat yolks with a fork and fold them into the whites. Spread egg mixture on the cookie sheet and bake at 350 … More Atkins “Noodles”

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

Diet Revolution Rolls

Diet Revolution Rolls Makes 6 Rolls Pam spray 3 eggs separated 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar 3 Tablespoons cottage cheese 1 package Sugar Twin (sweetener of choice) Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. Separate eggs very carefully (make sure that none of the yolk gets into the whites). Spray Pam on teflon cookie sheet. Beat … More Diet Revolution Rolls