Chicken Pot Pie is perhaps one of the most comforting meals and perfect for a cold winter’s day. But the conventional kind is hardly perfect for people on a low carb diet. This low carb chicken pot pie recipe has only a little arrowroot starch in place of the flour, to help thicken the sauce. The low carb, gluten-free biscuit topping is delicious with the creamy chicken filling. Read more
There’s nothing that quite rivals the taste of a good, juicy roast chicken. And despite their status as a “Sunday Supper”, they are actually quite easy to make and don’t take overly long. This spicy twist on a classic comes together in about an hour. Pair with your favourite low carb veggie sides for a wholesome meal.
2 tsp ground coffee
1 tsp chili powder
1 tsp kosher salt
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp dried oregano
1/2 tsp black pepper
1/4 tsp ground cumin
2 tbsp olive oil
1 whole chicken, 3 to 4 pounds, rinsed and patted dry
1/2 cup water or broth in bottom of pan
Preheat oven to 450F.
In a small bowl, mix together the coffee, chili powder, salt, garlic, oregano, pepper, and cumin.
Place chicken on a roasting pan. Brush with olive oil and sprinkle liberally with spice mixture. Roast 20 minutes.
Reduce heat to 350F and pour broth or water into the bottom of the pan. Roast another 30 to 45 minutes, or until nicely browned and an instant read thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the thigh registers 160F to 165F.
Let chicken rest 5 minutes before carving.
Total fat: 11.85g
Calories from fat: 106
Total dietary fiber: 0.30g