Category Archives: main meal

Nutty Salmon

Deliciously crunchy way to bake salmon.  Serve with a big vegetable salad.

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Jamaican Chicken

This chicken is marinated overnight so that all the good flavors penetrate into the meat. Continue reading

Pumpkin Stew

  This satisfying stew can be a vegetable side dish or you can easily turn it into a meal in itself with the addition of cooked cannellini or red kidney beans and/or some sausage or bacon. 

You can also turn it into a marvelous soup by using the blender and adding some cream. Continue reading

Chicken Tostadas

  You can make this using a fried flour tortilla as a basis or just leave it out for a lower carb meal.  It will still taste like a tostada because it is not the tortilla which makes the dish, it is all the stuff that goes on top! Continue reading

Beans and bacon

Very simple to make and so tasty.  Makes a great lunch on its own or as a side dish for a heartier meal, for example in place of potatoes with roast meat.  Add some good, homemade stock and you have a great bean soup.  I love the simplicity of this dish, Continue reading

Chicken tostada

 You can make this using a fried flour tortilla as a basis or just leave it out for a lower carb meal.  It will still taste like a tostada because it is not the tortilla which makes the dish, it is all the stuff that goes on top!  Nice to know that some carbs are totally unnecessary, isn’t it?

A tostada is a fried flour tortilla with mexican beans, meat of some variety and a salad on top.  This wonderful combination of ingredients is topped off with salsa and sour cream — a real Tex-Mex satisfying meal.

This picture shows a tortilla base, so I will give that in the recipe.  We had it one day when I had had VERY few carbs so I figured that one tortilla would not destroy my plan…. Continue reading

Fried Pork Chops on the bone

 Pork chops on the bone look more elegant on the plate and the pork is supposed to be of superior quality.  Frankly, I could not taste the difference, but they do look more exotic.

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