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Pesco Mediterranean recipes provided in this category include original recipes, as well as classic recipes modified to be compliant with low carb lifestyles. Most recipes are designed to be quick and easy for busy lifestyles.

 

Comprehensive Guide to the Pesco Mediterranean Diet

Before noting health benefits or weight loss success of the Pesco Mediterranean diet, here is a summary of the key components: Jump to: Weight Loss? | Intermittent Fasting | Comparison to Other Diets | Key Foods | Recipes How is it Different from a Regular Mediterranean Diet? The traditional Mediterranean diet has been endorsed for …

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Easy Salmon Baked with Mayonnaise: + Salsa Macha

This low carb salmon dinner comes together in 15 minutes with only 2-3 ingredients. The mayonnaise adds a creamy tang to the salmon and the optional salsa macha adds the heat and the crunch. Great week-night dinner! Jump to: RECIPE | Ingredients | Illustrated Step by Step Ingredients: There are really only 2 key ingredients …

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Seared Scallops with Lemon Orzo Instead of Risotto

This is an impressive dish that comes together in 20 minutes and is deceptively easy to cook. Adding a rub of ground fennel to the scallops before searing gives a subtle anise crust to the scallops, which are then served on a bed of lemony orzo. This recipe will become a food memory! Nothing melts …

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3 Seafood Platters: Tinned Fish, Cold Platter, or Seafood Tower

Those of us who like to host during the holidays will know the struggle between wanting to serve something fancy and keeping things stress free. Here are 3 DIY seafood platters that range from an easy, inexpensive tinned seafood plate to a cold platter with shellfish to a luxury platter or tower for the seasoned …

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Spanish Seafood Paellas: Valenciana & More

Looking for something different for your next family dinner or gathering with friends? Farm to Jar’s resident expert on everything Spanish, Maria, has an idea for you: a traditional Spanish seafood paella. It’s easier to make than you think and the perfect summer food for a crowd! Jump to: RECIPE | “Authentic” Paella | 3 …

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5 Easy Methods for Cooking Fish: + Red Snapper & Sour Cream Sauce

Red snapper is a popular white fish that can be cooked to tender perfection by roasting, pan frying, poaching steaming or grilling. I’ve summarized each of these cooking methods using red snapper as the example, but the methods translate to most fish. Recipe includes a velvety sour cream dill sauce. Enjoy! Jump to: RECIPE | …

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Harissa Baked Salmon – Low Carb Dinner

Salmon is a nutritional powerhouse, especially for people on a low carb or ketogenic lifestyle.  It also lends itself wonderfully to low carb sauces or rubs.  This harissa baked salmon is one of my favorite Pesco Mediterranean recipes and can be a quick 10-minute weeknight dinner or a fancy-schmancy dinner party dish! I made it …

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Low Carb Mahi Mahi in 10-Minute Plum Sauce

This easy 5-10 minute plum sauce pairs wonderfully with many different types of proteins for an excellent low carb main dish. Although plum sauce is often paired with game or duck, the bite of the plums is a particularly wonderful addition to fish, including cod, tuna, mahi mahi or salmon. This recipe is for pan-fried …

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Seared Tuna Dinner with Balsamic Glaze: + Bean Side

Seared tuna steaks only take 3 minutes to cook! Serve them with this white bean and tomato side dish and you have a healthy slow carb or Pesco Mediterranean weeknight dinner. This post may contain affiliate links, and you can read our disclosure information here–  Jump to: RECIPE | Balsamic Glaze | White Bean Side Dish …

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Red Bell Pepper & Eggplant Spread: Kosovar Ajvar

Ajvar is a red pepper eggplant spread popular in the Balkan region.  This recipe is a particularly robust version enhanced with a Peruvian hot spice. The video that accompanies the recipe also demonstrates a quick and easy way to roast and peel peppers. This is a perfect low carb spread and is fantastic with salmon …

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Low Carb Salmon Kebabs in Lemon Herb Marinade

These robustly flavored salmon skewers (or kebabs) are ready to eat in 30 minutes and can be cooked indoors for year-round enjoyment. If you keep the spicy, lemon-herbal marinade but change up the vegetables, you can have an easy low carb dish for any season. Jump to: RECIPE | Best Veggies for Kebabs | Dipping …

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Easy French Bouillabaisse with Fennel and Orange Zest

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. This easy but elegant low carb bouillabaisse …

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