Most recipes for soybean paste stew or doenjang-jjigae will use some vegetables. This version uses dried radish greens as the main vegetable. Radish is a common vegetable in Korean cooking. Traditionally when harvesting radish, the steams and leaves would be removed and hung up to dry.
When your grilling with friends and family the last thing you want is to prepare a complicated side dish. Well, this super simple bok choy or bok choi is the …
Being a southern boy weekend breakfast needs white sausage gravy but a keto diet does not allow wheat flour so I had to learn a new way to get my …
Let’s just start by saying that these biscuits are not clean keto. So welcome to the dirty side of keto. During the week I do eat on the clean side. …
As a gout sufferer, I limit my simple or “bad” carbs, but sometimes I get serious cravings for delicious bread. So when I do give in to my desires, sourdough bread is what I want. But I am not going to spend all day kneading and doing unique folds etc. Props to the folks who put that much love and care into bread; it’s just not for me.
This easy but delicious vegetable stock recipe is a great alternative to premade vegetable stocks. This one is made with shitake mushrooms, Korean radish or mu, and a little bit of umami from kelp.
Are you one of the millions of people who, like me, suffer from gout? If yes, you certainly know the pain caused by consuming purine-rich foods. Did you know that gout is a form of arthritis and is characterized by sudden and sharp bouts of pain, redness, swelling, and tenderness in your joints? We can define gout as a medical condition in which were not able to filter excess uric acid. This causes a buildup of uric acid in our bodies. It is worth noting that this can result in extreme and sudden pain in your joints due to uric acid, crystal deposits.
My guess is your going to ask why a gout sufferer is posting how to cook red meat on a blog for gout-friendly recipes. The answer is quite simple. I will never eliminate it, and most people I know with gout will also never eliminate red meat. So let’s discuss the appropriate ways to incorporate it into our diet.
It is the peak season for shishito peppers, so I had to buy some. These peppers will be perfect for a blistered shishito peppers recipe with a Korean inspired gochujang sauce.
When I cook boneless and skinless chicken breast using sous vide they never turn out dry. Instead, it always comes out moist and tender.
Recently, a family member requested a sugar-free stir fry sauce. One household member has diabetes, and one has gout, so of course, I fulfilled their request. What I came up with was a healthy chicken recipe. This healthier version of chicken and broccoli is low on the glycemic index, with only eight net grams of carbs and four ounces of chicken per serving, making it both diabetic and gout-friendly. Best of all, it tastes pretty good.
I am sure that at some time, you have heard the phrase “around here chili does not have beans” My usual response is that’s why I live where I do. After all, to make the best chili, you must use beans.
Nopales or in English young tender pads of the Prickly Pear cactus. They are tasty and reported to have several health benefits. These include stabilizing blood sugar and anti-inflammatory effects. Nopales are also high in fiber, antioxidants, and carotenoids and help with hangovers. To read more about the health benefits, check out this article by the Mayo Clinic.
These vegan biscuits are super tender and have a nice crumb. They are not flaky; perhaps I will take on that challenge another time.
After spending time in the Middle East and enjoying street food falafel wraps, I had to learn how to make my own homemade falafel. But I am not calling this a traditional falafel recipe, but it was developed after reading many traditional recipes. My version is made with only dry chickpeas. In some places they use fava beans or a mixture of chickpeas and fava beans. Since it’s easier for most people to find chickpeas, and I want this to be an easy falafel recipe, I went with just chickpeas. This may not be the world’s best falafel, but I really like it, and it’s gout-friendly and accidentally vegan.
For the most part, soy products are safe for people with gout. Notice I said, for the most part, some gout sufferers do report that soy causes flare ups. So if you, not one of the people that soy is a problem, tofu can be a great source of complete protein. But it does have an image problem. Mostly it’s soft and tasteless. This recipe will show you have to take on the soft tissue. With a few simple steps and you will be able to make extra crispy tofu.