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Recipes by ingredients categorizes the recipes by the dominant ingredient in each recipe, whether it be fruit or poultry or another ingredient.

Mother’s Day Brunch – Salmon Omelet & Strawberry Champagne

Mother’s Day just seems to call out for champagne and brunch. Since the occasion falls in the Spring, these quintessential ideas using fresh eggs, fresh strawberries and a citrus marmalade are perfect. The good husband made the brunch and cocktails for me….recipes below! Perfect Mother’s Day Drink: Strawberry Lavender Champagne This drink is so good …

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Low Carb Vegetable Dishes that are Creative but Quick

While the macronutrients of protein and fat hold star status on low carb diets, the vegetable side dishes are often what make the meal more interesting and complete.  In the recipes below I am sharing a few of the vegetable side dishes that are truly creative, but remain quick and easy.   There are many …

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Healthy Mexican Fish Tacos with Avocado Cream & Pickled Onions

You can use an indoor grill to get blackened or grilled white fish that are perfect for making healthy fish tacos. Add some avocado cream and pickled onions and you’ll have the best homemade Mexican fish tacos. A bonus is they also happen to be quick and easy! Sides, Sauces & Slaws for Fish Tacos …

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Pistachio Crusted Fish with Sour Cream Dill Sauce

This is an easy, delicious way to bring your favorite fish filets to the table in a hurry! The nutty crunch of the pistachio crust is a low carb option to breading fish. It offers flavor to sometimes-bland white fish and can compliment robust-flavored fish filets like tuna or salmon. What kind of Fish Works …

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High Protein Kodiak Pancakes with Kimchi

What are Kimchi Pancakes? Kimchi pancakes are a Korean savory pancake that is often served crispy and thin. They are what some Americans would refer to as “fritters” and they can be made crunchy, chewy, salty or spicy. What Goes with Kimchi Pancakes? If you are having your pancakes for breakfast, a sweet maple syrup …

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English Steamed Pudding with Persimmon

The Brits do love their steamed puddings, from the Christmas “figgy pudding” to all kinds of sweet and savory renditions. After making this persimmon steamed pudding, I echo their pudding love. It was delicious, and much easier to make than you would think. We just have to get past the intimidation of the steaming process …

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Pesco Mediterranean 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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Brazilian Shrimp in Pumpkins – Camarão na Moranga

Camarão na Moranga (Shrimp in Pumpkin) is a creamy seafood stew from Brazil beautifully served in a colorful pumpkin. Traditionally it would be served in a pinkish heirloom variety of pumpkin called Moranga (see photo below). If you can’t find this variety however, an orange baking pumpkin will work just fine. The flavor and the presentation …

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Low Carb Pumpkin Ancho Soup – Smoky & creamy

Pumpkin Ancho Soup, whether made with small pie pumpkins, butternut squash or any of the heirloom squash varieties is a creamy, hearty, healthy soup — perfect for cool Fall or chilly Winter nights.  Detailed video in recipe below Which Pumpkin or Winter Squash makes the best soup? The main thing to consider when choosing the …

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Farm Fresh Crispy Zucchini Fritters

How to make zucchini fritters that are crispy and yet don’t fall apart in the pan. Made with fresh shredded zucchini and includes a yogurt-caper dipping sauce. The Flexibility of Fritters (aka vegetable pancakes) Fritters are popular the world over and are made with a wide variety of ingredients, with vegetarian or fish fritters being …

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Spicy Mexican Fruit Salad with Ginger Lime Dressing

This fresh fruit salad made with crunchy jicama, tropical sweet mangoes, and cool cucumbers is enhanced with a sweet ginger lime dressing and sprinkled with chile-lime salt for a finish. A riff on the popular Mexican street food sold in cups. Which Fruit is Best to Use? One of the best things about this chopped …

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