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Faux Mac and Cheese

Faux Mac and Cheese

Played with some cauliflower and cheese today and came up with a delicious Mac and cheese replacement. Low Carb Faux “Mac” and Cheese – Cauliflower Mac and Cheese 1 med cauliflower, cut into florets and steamed 1 cup shredded Havarti 1 1/2 cup shredded old cheddar 3 eggs 2 tbs cream cheese 1 cup heavy […]

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  May 19, 2014   No comments
Low carb “honey” garlic pork riblets

Low carb “honey” garlic pork riblets

These riblets are amazing! Easy to make, but does take some time (1-1.5 hrs). Good with faux cauliflower rice. Low carb honey garlic riblets 1-2 lbs pork riblets 1 can diet cola (splenda or stevia sweetened) 2 tsp minced garlic/ginger blend 1 tbs soy sauce 2 tbs white vinegar 1 tbs dried onion flakes Salt […]

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  October 1, 2012   No comments
Low carb mushroom stroganoff

Low carb mushroom stroganoff

This dish came about when I wanted to use up some mushrooms. Loved it! Low carb mushroom stroganoff 230g (8oz) cremini mushrooms 3 tbs butter 1 small onion, sliced 1 clove garlic, sliced Salt and pepper to taste 1 cup beef stock 1/3 cup sour cream 1 tbs cream cheese 1 tbs parsley Fry mushrooms […]

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  September 9, 2012   1 comment
Low carb blueberry cheesecake

Low carb blueberry cheesecake

I’ve made no-bake cheesecake in the past but this was my first attempt at a baked cheesecake. I think it came out really well. Low carb blueberry cheesecake Crust: 2 tbs butter 1/2 cup almond flour Combine butter and almond flour and press into the bottom of a 8″ springform pan. Bake at 350 for […]

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  September 4, 2012   3 comments
Low carb burger buns

Low carb burger buns

Burgers and sandwiches are staples in many peoples diets. However once you go low carb it is hard to find good replacements for buns. This is a quick and easy recipe for low carb burger buns. They work out to about 1g per bun (a little less actually).   Low carb Burger Buns   3 […]

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  September 4, 2012   1 comment
Spicy grilled pork with pesto hominy

Spicy grilled pork with pesto hominy

I recently discovered that Mexican hominy (not the normal hominy, read the label) is low carb, with only 4g of net carbs per 1/2 cup. This was the result: Low carb pesto hominy 1 cup Mexican hominy 1 tbs olive oil 1 small onion, diced 2 cloves minced garlic 3-4 tbs jarred pesto Salt and […]

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  August 23, 2012   1 comment
Low carb nachos

Low carb nachos

Nachos are one of those snacks many people miss when following a low carb lifestyle.  Well with these soy bean sheets, you no longer have to.  These sheets are available at Asian markets in the refrigerated section.  When fried and seasoned they make a great nacho replacement. Low carb Nachos 1 package soy bean sheets Oil for […]

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  August 21, 2012   5 comments
Low carb chorizo mussels in white wine sauce

Low carb chorizo mussels in white wine sauce

Mussels are something many people don’t think about making at home.  But they are super easy and very affordable.  One bag of mussels is only $5 here in Canada, and can easily feed two people as a main dish, or 4 people as an appetizer.  From start to finish you can have dinner on the […]

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  August 21, 2012   No comments
Low carb pancakes

Low carb pancakes

After grinding my own almond flour I decided to make some pancakes this morning. Low carb almond flour pancakes 1/2 cup almond flour 1 egg 1/4 tsp baking powder 2 tsp Splenda (or liquid equiv) 1 tbs melted butter Pinch of salt 1-3 tbs half and half Mix all ingredients except half and half together. […]

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  July 30, 2012   2 comments
Low carb chicken cauliflower vindaloo

Low carb chicken cauliflower vindaloo

Easy quick dishes like this curry is nice to have in your back pocket. This whole meal came together in under 15 mins Low carb chicken cauliflower vindaloo curry 2 chicken breast, sliced 1 tbs coconut oil 1 med onion, sliced 3-4 tsp vindaloo curry paste 1 head cauliflower, cut into florets 1 cup sliced […]

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  July 29, 2012   No comments