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Tuesday, 24 May 2022

Three Lower Carb Recipe Choices : Chicken or Pork or Vegan Option

Chicken Thighs Pan Roasted with a Chive Cream Sauce


I just don't think you can beat chicken, and in particular chicken thighs.
This is such a tasty recipe idea - could be a mid-week hit - see what you think.

Ingredients
Serves Four
1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
1 Tablespoon Butter
1 1/4 to 1 1/2 Pounds Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs
1/3 Cup Finely Chopped Yellow (white) Onion
1/4 Cup Dry White Wine (use whatever white wine you enjoy drinking for this, a chardonnay is nice)
1 Tablespoon Dijon Mustard
1 Cup Chicken Stock
1/2 Cup Heavy (double) Cream
1/4 Cup Chopped Fresh Chives
(Kosher) Salt + Black Pepper
Instructions
and more here

Pork Loin Steaks with Mozzarella Cheese


I do like to include Pork in my weekly menu plans.
With so many ways to cook and enjoy it, it's a winner.
How about this recipe suggestion.

Ingredients
Serves Four
4 lean thick pork loin steaks (about 2cm (1in) thickness)
50g (2oz) mozzarella cheese or similar, thickly sliced into 4
8 fresh sage leaves
4 slices Parma style ham or streaky bacon
salt and ground black pepper
Instructions
and more here

Swede/Rutabaga Mash-Pot with Greens, Mushrooms and Tempeh


For those who prefer a meatless meal.
How about this colourful plate of food.
Have a look at the recipe, you may like to give it a try.

Ingredients
Serves 2-3
300-400 gram swede/rutabaga or cauliflower, chopped
a few tablespoons of unsweetened plant milk or cooking cream
salt and pepper to taste
2 tablespoons oil, separated
1 leek, in half rings (you can substitute onion or spring onion)
250 gram button mushrooms, sliced
300 gram raw escarole or lettuce (or boiled kale), shredded
200 gram tempeh, cubed small
1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
1 tablespoon soy sauce
Instructions
and more here

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You will find a variety of recipe ideas within this blog, and not all may be suitable for you. If you may have any food allergies, or underlying health issues these must always be taken into account. If you are a diabetic and not sure how certain foods may affect your blood sugars, test is best, i.e. use your meter.

All the best Jan

26 comments:

William Kendall said...

The chicken or pork would suit me well.

Tom said...

...the pork looks good to me.

Beatrice P. Boyd said...

We eat a lot of chicken, fish and pork with a minimum of beef, so these recipes looked so good and easy is something we really like in a recipe. I just bought some pork cutlets and chicken thighs on on grocery shopping trip, so nice to have a couple of new recipes, Thanks.

Martha said...

Vegan or chicken for me!

J.P. Alexander said...

Me llevo anotada las tres se ven todas muy ricas. Gracias por la receta. Te mando un beso.

Pam said...

I am not a big pork eater unless its bacon....lol....but that chicken looks good.

Debbie-Dabble Blog and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

The chicken looks delicious!! Thanks so much for stopping by!! Glad that you enjoyed the post!!
Hugs,
Deb

Christine said...

All so delicious!

peppylady (Dora) said...

I think will go for vegan meal.
Coffee is on and stay safe

Margaret D said...

They do look nice.

Lorrie said...

Chicken is a big favourite of ours, too.

Elephant's Child said...

Thanks for the vegetarian option.

eileeninmd said...

Hello,
They all look delicious! We eat a lot of chicken, thanks for sharing.
Take care, enjoy your day!

CJ Kennedy said...

So many delicious choices

Jenn Jilks said...

Everything is better with cheese!
(ツ) from Cottage Country Ontario , ON, Canada!

Valerie-Jael said...

I think I'll order the first menu! Valerie

happyone said...

They all look good to me. :)

Hootin' Anni said...

Wow...food heaven today!

Susan Zarzycki said...

These recipes look scrumptious. I definitely will be trying them at some point. Thanks for sharing.❤️

DVArtist said...

OMGosh all of these looks so good. Easy to make too. Thanks for the recipes.

Sue said...

I'm not a massive fan of chicken legs but this does sound lovely, especially the sauce. Take care and have a great week, Sue xx

My name is Erika. said...

These both sounds so yummy.

gluten Free A_Z Blog said...

The recipe with the tempeh is perfect for me. It looks really delicious.

Lee said...

If I was feeling more energetic...but I'm not. Fruit for lunch today! :)

DUTA said...

It's as you say: one can't beat chicken..

Teresa said...

Interesantes recetas. Besos.