Living and sharing the Low Carb High Fat Lifestyle

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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
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 Chicken Tikka Recipe

Low Carb Chicken Tikka Recipe

Back from vacation and back in the kitchen. Was visiting London where the unofficial national dish is Chicken Tikka (Masala). Thought I would take a stab at it low carb style. Low carb chicken tikka 2 chicken breasts, cubed 4-6 chicken thighs, cubed Juice from half a lemon 1/2 cup Greek yogurt 1 tsp ground […]

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  July 6, 2012   No comments
Low carb cauliflower “potato” salad recipe

Low carb cauliflower “potato” salad recipe

Summer is here in full effect! I have a couple BBQs this weekend so I made up a big batch of fauxtato salad. Had enough for a little snack too. Cauliflower “potato” salad 1 head cauliflower 4 hard boiled eggs, diced 6-8 slices bacon, chopped 1 small onion, diced finely 1/2 red pepper, diced finely […]

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  June 15, 2012   1 comment
Zucchini with slivered almonds

Zucchini with slivered almonds

Great quick low carb side dish recipe.  Simply some slivered almonds, butter and zucchini.  Yummy!! Low carb side dish, Zucchini with slivered almonds 2 med zucchini sliced into half moons 2-3 tbs slivered almonds 1 tbs butter salt and pepper to taste Melt butter in a frying pan.  Add almonds and fry till starting to […]

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  May 9, 2012   No comments
BBQ baked beans

BBQ baked beans

black soybeans are a low carb, high fibre bean that I believe can be part of a low carb diet. Here is my recipe of BBQ beans. Low carb BBQ beans. 1 can black soybeans 1-2 tbs oil 1 onion, diced 3-4 cloves garlic 1/4 cup low carb BBQ sauce 1/2 ts cumin Salt and […]

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  April 12, 2012   No comments