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Traditional Pork Pozole Rojo: Pork & Hominy Stew

This traditional version of pozole rojo is a luscious slow-cooked stew made with pork, hominy, Mexican spices, and a blend of mild to moderate chile peppers. It is simple to make without a lot of hand-on time, but to develop the full flavors it should be simmered for a couple of hours. Make a big …

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Low Carb Mexican Cochinita Pibil in Slow Cooker

Cochinita pibil is a pork dish that is typically cooked underground.  However, this recipe uses the slow cooker and tastes just as good!  The pork shines in sweet, tangy achiote sauce in this recipe for cochinita pibil. What is Cochinita Pibil? “Cochinita” translates to little pig in Mexican and ”pibil” is a method of cooking …

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Healthy Low Carb Bouillabaisse

Bouillabaisse is a hearty French seafood stew, similar to cioppino but further characterized by the addition of saffron and a fish stock/white wine base as the broth. Fennel and orange peels are also ingredients that are common to a French bouillabaisse and are included in the recipe below. What Exactly is Bouillabaisse? While the fish …

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Slow Carb Pork Pozole with Smoky Anchos

The classic Mexican posole is a rich stew made with hominy, pork butt, a chile sauce made with dried chiles and flavored broths.  While it is a simple dish, preparing the dried chile sauce can sometimes deter people from making it. This recipe uses a smoky ancho/pasilla powder to season the broth, cutting the time …

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Low Carb Beef Pho in a Slow Cooker

Most authentic Pho dishes can take 3 days to make. This slow cooker (or crockpot) recipe makes a robustly flavored bone broth that will rival Pho dishes from Vietnamese restaurants. It can easily be modified to a low carb or keto recipe by using shirataki noodles instead of the typical rice noodles. Vietnamese Restaurant Pho …

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