Italian Pesto Chicken Casserole

Ingredients: 25 oz. boneless chicken thighs or chicken breasts 1 oz. butter, for frying 3 oz. red pesto or green pesto 1¼ cups heavy whipping cream 3 oz. pitted olives 5 oz. feta cheese, diced 1 garlic clove, finely chopped Salt and pepper For serving 5 oz. leafy greens 4 tbsp olive oil Sea salt and ground black pepper Instructions: Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C). […]

Herbed Garlic Chicken

Ingredients: 2 lbs chicken drumsticks 2 tbsp olive oil 5 – 10 garlic cloves, sliced 1 lemon, the juice ½ cup fresh parsley, finely chopped 4 tbsp butter Instructions: Preheat the oven to 450°F (225°C). Place the chicken pieces in a butter-greased baking pan. Salt and pepper generously. Sprinkle the garlic and parsley over the chicken pieces, and drizzle the lemon […]

Is Keto Right for YOU?

To keto or not to keto…that is the question. In August I attended the Emerging Science of Carbohydrate Restriction and Nutritional Ketosis conference at OSU. There, alongside 300 medical practitioners from all around the world, I was presented with overwhelming evidence that low carbohydrate/high fat diets are beneficial for many people including those with cancer, […]

Creamy Paleo Chicken Soup with Mushrooms and Kale

Creamy Paleo Chicken Soup with Mushrooms and Kale 1 lb boneless skinless chicken thighs Cooked 3 Tbsp ghee grass-fed butter, or refined coconut oil 2 leeks white and light green parts only, chopped – You can sub in chopped onions, if preferred 3 cloves garlic minced 2 cups white button mushrooms sliced 2-3 large handfuls kale roughly chopped (it should look like a lot since it cooks down so much) 2 Tbsp […]


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