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Pork is often a favorite ingredient for many main dishes that focus on low carb and keto diets and lifestyles.

Pork Chops in a Fruit Jelly Sauce

A sauce using a sweet tart jelly works wonderfully with pork chops, venison or wild game. A traditional fruity piquant sauce made with current jelly (called Cumberland sauce) is a classic. The recipe below is an easy version with no alcohol and is served up with some coriander-crusted seared pork chops. What is Cumberland Sauce? …

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Low Carb Lasagna – with spaghetti squash

Unlike many of the winter squash varieties, spaghetti squash does not pack in the carbs and sugar.  It is a great foil for pasta when modifying dishes to low carb, as in this low carb lasagna. Watch out for sugary tomato-based pasta sauces however.  Spaghetti Squash vs. Zucchini Noodles for the “pasta” Some low carb …

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Oven Baked Spare Ribs with Low Carb BBQ Sauce

While spare ribs themselves are low carb proteins, they are often slathered with a high carb BBQ sauce. One way to avoid the sugary BBQ sauces found in the grocery stores is to make your own. Options could include fruit-based BBQ sauces, or a really low carb vinegar-based sauce (video included). Are any Store-Bought BBQ …

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Spanish Style Pork Romesco for Slow Carb Diet

Romesco is one of the sauces I use often to enhance Slow Carb Diet (4-Hr Body) dinners.  It is a tomato, ground almond and red pepper sauce which originates from Catalonia, Spain.  In Spain it is traditionally used with fish, poultry or potatoes, but I use it with all kinds of protein dishes and many …

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Low Carb Pork Ragu with Smoked Tomatoes

The cooler temperatures of Fall seem to cry out for those robust, hearty flavors and beautiful Fall colors in our dishes. A pork and smoked tomato ragu with a side of golden spaghetti squash speaks to quintessential Fall. This dish lends itself perfectly to a Slow Carb, or Low Carb Keto lifestyle. Adding Smoked Tomatoes …

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