Sous Vide Brown Butter Scallops by Sarah Beth Kesseli


Our third recipe for our Sous Vide Paleo Eating Series comes from Sarah Kesseli! A health coach and personal trainer, you can bet that Sarah knows what she’s talking about when she develops a Paleo recipe. These scallops are delicious, a pretty quick cook, and involves brown butter. What’s not to like??


  • 2 tsp Brown Butter
  • Salt & Pepper, to taste


  1. Set Nomiku to 60°C (140°F)
  2. Add scallops & brown butter to bag
  3. Submerge bag in water and allow to cook 35-40 minutes
  4. Just before scallops are done heat a cast iron skillet nice and hot
  5. Add brown butter to skillet
  6. Remove scallops from bag, pat dry, and sear 1 minute
  7. Flip
  8. Sear an additional 1 minute
  9. Place scallops on favorite dish and top with additional brown butter
  10. Enjoy!

A little about Sarah…


Certified Eating Psychology & Health Coach, Personal Trainer, Recipe Developer, Writer and Foodie, Sarah Kesseli first caught the fitness bug by accompanying her mom to aerobics classes at the YMCA as a child. By the time she hit college however, she had let all her nutrition and fitness habits go, and realized that she needed to start making some healthy choices. 

She nurtured her interest in a healthier lifestyle by doing as much research as possible and created personal eating and exercise habits that have helped her stay fit and feeling fabulous ever since. 

After working in the corporate fashion world for a brief time, Sarah took a leap of faith and made the decision to become a full-time health coach and personal trainer. She has been working in the industry for the past 9 years and is certified through The Institute For The Psychology Of Eating, The Institute Of Integrative Nutrition, ACE PT, ACE LSWM, NESTA and SPINNING.

On any given day you can find Sarah at the gym bright and early at 5am lifting or enjoying a nice run on the weekends. 

“Some people have coffee in the morning; I start my day with exercise,“ states Sarah.

She writes a daily food blog called Ingredients of a Fit Chick, where she shares recipes and tips for healthy treats and balanced nutrition.

For more information on health coaching, nutrition and fitness with Sarah, you can email her at She can also be found on social media sites:




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