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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.

 

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 any range of 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! What is …

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Easy Tuscan stew – white beans, cabbage and sausage

One of my resolutions this year is to include more vegetables in my recipes, but always with the criteria that they must be full of flavor and simple to cook. No bland vegetables allowed! This Tuscan stew makes use of Winter cabbage as the vegetable and adds heartiness and protein by cooking it with cannellini …

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Comprehensive Guide to the Pesco Mediterranean Diet?

The Main Points Before noting health benefits or weight loss success of the Pesco Mediterranean, here is a summary of the key components: It is a plant-rich diet (lifestyle) It is rich in tree nuts Fish and seafood are the principle source of animal food The principle fat source is extra-virgin olive oil (EVOO), but …

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Low Carb Seared Tuna Dinner with White Beans

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. Will Frozen Tuna Steaks Work? Yes!! While frozen tuna steaks are not sushi-grade quality, they are delicious and available to the home cook. We’re …

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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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Low Carb Baked Fish Cakes with Southern Comeback Sauce

The key to a great fish cake is the quality of the fish used, as well as limiting the ”filler” to allow the subtle flavor of the fish to shine through. The problem however is that the filler holds the fish cakes together when you are sautéing them. Baking the fish cakes instead helps them …

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